May 24, 2016

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Veteran CBS newsman Morley Safer dead at 84

NEW YORK — Morley Safer, the veteran “60 Minutes” correspondent who was equally at home reporting on social injustices, the Orient Express and abstract art, and who exposed a military atrocity in Vietnam that played an early role in changing Americans’ view of the war, died Thursday, according to Kevin Tedesco, a CBS News publicist. No Read More…

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Terrorism suspected in crash of Egyptian plane; no survivors found

CAIRO — An EgyptAir jetliner bound from Paris to Cairo with 66 people aboard crashed in the Mediterranean Sea early Thursday, and Egypt’s aviation minister said the disaster was more likely the result of a terrorist attack than a technical problem. There were no immediate signs of any survivors. EgytAir Flight 804, an Airbus A320 Read More…

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BREAKING: Supreme Court punts on birth control dispute between Obama administration, faith-based groups

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court rid itself Monday of a knotty dispute between faith-based groups and the Obama administration over birth control. The court asked lower courts to take another look at the issue in a search for a compromise. The justices issued an unsigned, unanimous opinion in a case over the arrangement devised by Read More…

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Two-day ‘Sea of Blue’ tribute begins in Medina Public Square

“Sea of Blue” began Friday night on Medina Public Square with an hourlong candlelight vigil with speakers giving tributes to the work and sacrifices of law enforcement personnel. It is the second year for the two-day event, which began last year as an idea of Medina High School freshman Trevor Satterwaite, who was then an Read More…

Probation given for pill theft; former pharmacy worker struggling with addiction, attorney says

A former Wadsworth pharmacy worker was sentenced to three years of probation Thursday for stealing pills. Kristina Barnes, 35, of Wadsworth, pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated possession of drugs, a third-degree felony, and four counts of theft of drugs, all fourth-degree felonies. If she violates probation, she could spend 18 months in prison. Read More…

Police levy to be sought again in Brunswick Hills Township

The third time’s the charm — or so Brunswick Hills Township trustees hope. The township plans to put another police levy on the ballot in November, following two prior attempts that were voted down. “We’re all unofficially in agreement that it needs to go on the ballot,” Trustee John Witthuhn said. Township fiscal officer Katherine Read More…

Defendant in meth bust claims rights violated

A man accused of manufacturing methamphetamine contested his indictment in Medina County Common Pleas Court on Thursday. Jason Cubic, seeking to represent himself, argued his indictment did not include probable cause, which he said violated his Fourth Amendment right against unreasonable search and seizure. The 36-year-old Brunswick man is facing one first-degree felony, manufacturing drugs; Read More…

Montville Township, Medina Township police certified by state advisory board

The Montville Township and Medina Township police departments have been certified as meeting new standards of practice by the Ohio Collaborative Community-Police Advisory Board. They join Medina Police Department and the Medina County Sheriff’s Office as other law enforcement agencies in the county to have adopted and implemented the new standards. The board was formed Read More…

Food company issues recall for items containing fried rice sold at Giant Eagle

PITTSBURGH — Garland Ventures Limited and CRF Frozen Foods are issuing a national voluntary recall for foods containing fried rice because of fears of Listeria contamination. The items — fried rice, pepper steak with fried rice, sweet and sour chicken with fried rice, Market District Asian fried rice, Pick 5 Asian rice, vegetable rice kit and General Read More…

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Back to being governor: Kasich keeps low profile after end of presidential bid

COLUMBUS — Ohio Gov. John Kasich has quickly transitioned from being in the public spotlight to keeping a low profile. Since ending his Republican presidential bid, his office says the governor has been meeting privately with his staff. So far, no public events are on his schedule. Regardless of his next steps, Kasich should have Read More…

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