April 17, 2014

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Easter weekend sobriety checkpoint planned for Friday night

MEDINA — There will be an Easter weekend sobriety checkpoint in Medina on Friday evening, the Ohio State Highway Patrol announced today. The specific time and location of the checkpoint will be announced Friday morning. Sobriety checkpoints are conducted at locations with a history of impaired driving incidents. Checkpoints of this kind are funded by Read More…

Man in fair condition after shot in head at Medina park


Nick Glunt and Loren Genson | The Gazette A 22-year-old Cleveland man was arrested Tuesday night in Brunswick, accused of shooting a man in Medina’s Ray Mellert Park and forcing a woman at gunpoint to drive him out of town. Greg Prince is charged with felonious assault and kidnapping. Medina police said Prince used a Read More…

Cleveland man arrested in Brunswick after man shot, woman held at gunpoint

MEDINA — A 22-year-old Cleveland man was arrested in Brunswick Tuesday evening, charged with shooting someone in Medina’s Ray Mellert Park and forcing a woman at gunpoint to drive him out of town. Greg Prince was charged with felonious assault for the shooting and kidnapping for holding the woman at gunpoint. According to Medina Police, Read More…

PHOTOS: What happened to the April showers?

Chippewa Lake photographer Matt Platz spotted this great horned owl nesting in a snow-encrusted tree near Wadsworth Municipal Airport on Tuesday. (MATT PLATZ / PLATZ IMAGES)

This week’s Medina County police log (updated three times weekly)

Note: This page is updated every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Medina police Wednesday, April 9 12:37 p.m. — 500 block N. State Road, Jason D. Faulkner, 42, 304 W. Union St. Apt. 2, Medina, served with a warrant for his arrest. 9:40 p.m. — West Friendship Street, Christopher J. Melillo, 33, 903 Wadsworth Road, Wadsworth, Read More…

Free ebook offers info on intellectual property laws

The latest information about intellectual property — patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets — is available in the Ohio State Bar Association’s free online book. Patricia Walker and Ralph Jocke, of the Medina law firm of Walker & Jocke Co., co-authored the chapter on intellectual property, which is included in the updated edition of the Read More…

Medina County’s bagging limit reduced for deer season

Medina is one of 44 Ohio counties that will see reduced bag limits on deer next hunting season. The Ohio Wildlife Council approved new white-tailed deer hunting regulations on Wednesday, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. The new regulations lower deer bag limits in half of Ohio’s 88 counties, keep it the same Read More…

UPDATE: Injured deer apparently makes way back into woods

A doe lies in a yard on Congress Road in Spencer Township with a fractured hind leg Tuesday afternoon. Ohio Division of Wildlife officials said they are giving the animal a day to regain the strength to stand; if not, they will euthanize it. (NICK GLUNT / GAZETTE)

SPENCER TWP. — An injured doe found in the yard of a Spencer Township family apparently has made its way back into the woods. Caren O’Farley found the doe under a tree in the yard of her Congress Road home Tuesday morning. The deer had a broken hind leg. O’Farley said she contacted Spencer police, Read More…

PHOTOS: Checkmate

Buckeye High School sophomore Ryan Siford, 16, makes his move during a game of “Mega Chess” at the Buckeye Library on Wednesday. The oversized board game is just one activity available to Buckeye “latchkey” kids at the library after school.  (DAN POMPILI / GAZETTE)

Medina tournament At Buckeye Library

Medina: America’s Hometown : April 10, 2014


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