May 3, 2016

Medina
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PRIMARY 2016: ‘I consider myself the presumptive nominee,’ Trump declares

NEW YORK — Donald Trump rolled up victories in five more states on Tuesday, amassing a Northeastern sweep that gives the Republican front-runner important momentum in his push for the presidential nomination even if his pathway has little room for error. The New York billionaire scored wins in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Connecticut, Delaware and Rhode Island Read More… Read More…

Autopsy results released in Pike County shootings: Seven of eight victims shot multiple times

COLUMBUS — Seven of eight relatives who were killed in their southern Ohio homes had been shot multiple times, including one who was shot nine times, according to autopsy results released Tuesday. Some also had bruising, which matched a report from a 911 caller who said two appeared to have been beaten up. The Hamilton Read More… Read More…

BREAKING: Manziel indicted on misdemeanor domestic assault charge

DALLAS — A Texas grand jury has indicted ex-Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel on an assault charge after his ex-girlfriend accused him of domestic violence. The Heisman Trophy winner and former Texas A&M star was indicted Tuesday on a charge of misdemeanor assault related to family violence. The Class A misdemeanor carries up to one Read More… Read More…

Tench receives death penalty

James Tench showed no emotion Monday as Medina County Common Pleas Judge Joyce V. Kimbler announced the 30-year-old Brunswick man’s sentence — death. A jury in March convicted Tench of killing his 55-year-old mother, Mary, in November 2013, and earlier this month recommended he receive the death penalty. Kimbler sentenced Tench to death on one Read More…

Cleveland reaches $6 million settlement with family of Tamir Rice

CLEVELAND — The city has reached a $6 million settlement in a lawsuit over the death of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old black boy shot by a white police officer while playing with a pellet gun outside a recreation center. An order filed in U.S. District Court in Cleveland on Monday says the city will pay Read More… Read More…

Victims identified in southern Ohio shooting

Authorities have identified the eight family members who were fatally shot in the head in rural southern Ohio. Seven adults and a teenage boy were found dead Friday at four different properties. Authorities on Saturday identified them as 40-year-old Christopher Rhoden Sr.; his 16-year-old son, Christopher Rhoden Jr.; 44-year-old Kenneth Rhoden; 38-year-old Gary Rhoden; 37-year-old Read More… Read More…

Mich. man pleads no contest in Interstate 71 Greyhound bus ‘threats’ case

A Michigan man accused of mixing chemicals while making “threats against America” on a Greyhound bus was sentenced Friday  by Medina Common Pleas Judge Joyce V. Kimbler. Michael Walker, 58, of Traverse City, Mich., pleaded no contest Friday to disrupting public services, a fourth-degree felony. Prosecutors agreed to drop two additional charges: attempted arson and Read More…

ODOT updates county road projects

The Ohio Department of Transportation issued the following update Friday on area construction projects: U.S. Route 42 (Pearl Road) in Medina Township U.S. 42 (Pearl Road), at its intersection with Fenn Road, is restricted to narrower lane widths as part of an intersection improvement project. Lane widths are 10 feet on Fenn Road and 11 Read More…

Eight relatives shot in head in Ohio; killer thought to be on the loose

  PIKETON, Ohio (AP) — Eight members of a family, including a mother sleeping in a bed with her 4-day-old baby next to her, were fatally shot in the head on Friday, leaving their rural town terrified and reeling while a manhunt was launched for whoever killed them. Three children, including the newborn, survived the Read More… Read More…

BREAKING: Multiple fatalities reported in Pike County shooting

CINCINNATI — A shooting involving multiple fatalities was reported in rural Ohio on Friday morning, but details on the number of deaths and the whereabouts of the suspect or suspects weren’t immediately clear. The attorney general’s office said a dozen Bureau of Criminal Investigation agents had been called to Pike County, an economically struggling area Read More… Read More…