May 26, 2016

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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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Medicaid charge draws critics

COLUMBUS — A plan to require more than 1 million Ohioans on Medicaid to pay a new monthly cost is drawing mostly criticism from health care advocates, Democrats and others who claim the proposal would burden low-income beneficiaries and cause some to drop out of the government-funded program. State officials are gathering public comments on the Read More…

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Bill to fix truancy passes Ohio House

COLUMBUS — The Ohio House has passed a bill that seeks to decriminalize truancy and require schools to do more to address the problem. House Bill 410 overwhelmingly passed in the House on Wednesday. It will now go to the Senate, The Columbus Dispatch reported. Under the bill, schools can’t just pass truancy problems to Read More…

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Cleveland Browns player Erving escorts Elyria teen to prom

  ELYRIA — Prom night is a night that sticks in memory for life. And Elna Wright certainly won’t soon forget hers after taking a Cleveland Brown as her date Saturday. Elna, who needs a wheelchair and is nonverbal, lost her boyfriend, Cody Wilson, shortly after she was crowned Elyria High School’s homecoming queen in Read More…

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Cleveland Browns player Erving escorts Elyria teen to prom

  ELYRIA — Prom night is a night that sticks in memory for life. And Elna Wright certainly won’t soon forget hers after taking a Cleveland Brown as her date Saturday. Elna, who needs a wheelchair and is nonverbal, lost her boyfriend, Cody Wilson, shortly after she was crowned Elyria High School’s homecoming queen in Read More…

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