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Richland County restaurant inspections: critical violations
● 844 State Route LLC, 844 Ohio 97, Bellville, Nov. 29. Food not properly protected from contamination by separation, packaging and segregation (critical repeat, corrected during inspection). Observed a container of raw eggs on a shelf above ready-to-eat foods inside the make table cooler. TCS foods not being cold held at the proper temperature (critical, corrected). Observed two pans of salsa in the walk-in beer cooler with internal temperatures of 45 degrees. Person in charge (PIC) voluntarily discarded salsa. Insufficient air gap between the flood rim and the water supply inlet (critical, corrected). Observed the ice machine drain pipe resting on the floor drain. PIC adjusted pipe to create an air gap.
'I had no choice. I had to shoot him,' Minerva Avenue man says in 911 call.
The victim in an early morning shooting Saturday has been identified as 30-year-old Jervon King. Bob Ball, lead investigator for the Richland County Coroner's Office, said King died at the scene of the shooting, which occurred at 29 Minerva Ave. at 4:11 a.m. According to a news release from the...
Richland County's Sorellé Trio Discusses Life After 'The Voice' and Upcoming Charity Event
Catch the exclusive interview with the talented Richland County vocal trio, Sorellé, known for their success on The Voice. Hear about their busy life post-show, upcoming performances, and their charity work. Plus, get a sneak peek into their new original song.
Mansfield Police Investigate Latest Homicide Amidst Ongoing Child Custody Dispute
• A 30-year-old man named Jervon King was shot and killed in an apparent dispute with another man in Mansfield. • This is the 12th homicide case handled by Mansfield police in 2023.
Ohio trio Sorelle to perform holiday concert
LEXINGTON, Ohio (WCMH) – Sister trio Sorelle made a name for themselves last season on ‘The Voice‘ going all the way to the show finale. Since then, the Richland County natives have been performing all around the country and now you can see them live at their first “Sorelle Holiday Harmony Bash”, a show they […]
More than 100 dogs wait for furever homes at Richland County Dog Shelter
The Richland County Dog Shelter is busting at the seams with more than 100 dogs in their care. The shelter is currently housing 130 dogs.
U.S. Marshals and Local Law Enforcement seek public’s help in locating four fugitives in Northern Ohio
MANSFIELD, OH (CRAWFORD COUNTY NOW)—The U.S. Marshals Service and local law enforcement agencies are seeking the public’s help in locating four fugitives wanted on various charges. The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force is offering a reward for information leading to the capture of fugitive LJ Harris. Harris,...
Navigating the Intersection of Policing and Mental Health in Knox County
The Knox County Sheriff's Office has been immersed in a myriad of law enforcement activities from December 1st to 3rd, a snapshot of which reveals a broader, more complex issue that plagues communities nationwide: the intersection of policing and mental health. Initially, deputies encountered a juvenile making suicidal threats in Centerburg, swiftly followed by addressing identity theft, fraud, and underage consumption, illustrating the diverse range of incidents they regularly handle to ensure public safety.
Arrows win first game of season against Mount Vernon
The Ashland Arrows (1-3, 1-0) battled it out with Mount Vernon (1-2, 0-1) on Dec. 2, taking a close 48-45 win led by Kennedy Lacy with 16 points. “Mount Vernon was a battle start to finish,” said Ashland Coach Renee Holt. “We dealt with foul trouble early on from our bigs, a few shots around the rim that should have went down, and our threes were not falling, but that is when the young squad recognized that the defensive end would need to pick up in the second half to secure the win in a gym that is tough to win in.”
Ashland City Schools announces resignation of teacher - what we know
The Ashland City Schools Board of Education held a special meeting meeting Monday to accept the resignation of Ashland Middle School teacher, David W. Chapman, following an investigation into a report of alleged inappropriate conduct with current and former students. According to his Ashland City Schools personnel file obtained by...
Man shot dead overnight in Richland County
MANSFIELD, Ohio (WSYX) — Police are investigating after a man was fatally shot by another man in Mansfield early Saturday morning. Mansfield police were called to a home on Minerva Avenue just after 4 a.m. on Saturday. A man told officers he had shot another man who he said was armed with a knife.
Richland County property transfers: Nov. 13-22
458 Pearl St., Mansfield; Rent Due LLC, court appointed receiver, to Caleb Taylor; $14,000. 231 Parkway Drive, Mansfield; DSV SPV 3 LLC to Buchman LLC; $42,900. One parcel on N. Diamond St., Mansfield; Volunteers of America Ohio & Indiana to 270 Estates LLC; $7,750. 26 Jeffrey Ave., Shelby; Leroy Patton...
Six Lucas Cubs earn Division VII OPSWA All-Ohio honors for standout 2023 seasons
COLUMBUS — The Lucas Cubs had a year to remember. After starting 0-2 for the first time since 2014, they went on to win seven of their next eight regular-season games to take a 7-3 record. Then, they avenged one of those early losses to Hillsdale by beating the Falcons in the first round of the playoffs to earn a postseason victory for the sixth straight year.
Mount Vernon Athlete of the Week: Corri Vermilya of Loudonville girls' basketball
Loudonville’s shooting guard Corri Vermilya is no stranger to accolades, and the junior guard from Loudonville picked up another after a terrific opening week, as she was named Mount Vernon Athlete of the Week. Vermilya opened the season with a double/double, going for 30 points and 15 rebound to...
Redbirds dominate first week of hoops season with pair of blowout wins
The Loudonville girls’ basketball team started off the year 2-0, with the win over Mount Gilead a big one as the Indians were last year’s KMAC champions. “It has been nice to see our balance offensively through the first two games,” said Coach Tyler Bates. “We knew that Mount Gilead would make it tough for us defensively and while we didn’t shoot it the best, we still found a way to score some points. The girls have been practicing hard, conditioning hard, lifting hard and locking in to their scouting reports - our preparation has been good through the first few weeks of the season.”
Richland County marriage licenses
Bryce Aaron Hill of Mansfield, 22, self employed, to Samantha Leigh Spoerr of Mansfield, 30, mechanical engineer. Carlos Rueben Luna of Perrysville, 25, civil engineer, to Paige Andrea Sauder of Lucas, 26, child care administrator. Nathaniel Scott Scheidler of Galion, 32, associate scientist, to Jianying Huang of Mansfield, 41, scientist.
Christian educator to lead Museum of the Bible, 'interactive' venue in June
The Museum of the Bible announced Monday that Carlos Campo, president of evangelical Ashland University in Ashland, Ohio, will become its new CEO in June.
Retiring Mansfield fire Chief Steve Strickling's career celebrated
Mansfield fire Chief Steve Strickling spent the last 32½ years serving the residents of Mansfield and would do it all again. And if you talk to the firefighters who have worked alongside him, they will tell you he worked to make the fire department the best it could be and the firefighters as safe as they could be.
Sheila Bradshaw, Mansfield police operations supervisor, records, data section, retires
Sheila Bradshaw, operations supervisor for the Mansfield Police Department's Records and Data Section, announced her retirement, effective Dec. 1, according to a news release from Mansfield Chief Keith Porch. Bradshaw was hired on July 22, 1989, as a police aide for the Mansfield Police City Jail. She became a corrections...