11:07 AM Jul 26, 2010
A Willard teenager accused of molesting an 8-year-old girl is prohibited from having any contact with anyone under the age of 18. Joshua D. Czado, 18, of 1613 Lyon Road, was arraigned Thursday in Huron County Common Pleas Court on five counts of gross sexual imposition. His indictment, which was filed Wednesday, indicates there were different suspected offenses that happened between March 1 and June 11.
11:07 AM Jul 26, 2010
PLYMOUTH - A burglar stole three big-screen TVs and several pieces of jewelry that have family sentimental value from a Plymouth home. Plymouth Police Chief Charles Doan estimated the incident happened sometime between 9 p.m. Sunday and 1 a.m. Monday in the 400 block of Willow Court. He said the culprit stole "quite a bit of jewelry."
11:07 AM Jul 26, 2010
Years ago, an insurance agent recommended Norwalk resident Orville Platt and his wife, Paula, buy cancer insurance. For Paula, such a move made sense: Her father died of pancreatic cancer, establishing a family history.
11:07 AM Jul 26, 2010
COLLINS - It turns out the Townsend Township firefighters didn't need so much help after all. The Huron County Sheriff's Office received a 9-1-1 call at 3:04 p.m. Wednesday about a deck fire at 3094 Crandall Road, Collins. Dispatchers said firefighters were told the deck was fully engulfed, so they requested mutual aid from the Wakeman Fire District and Berlin Township Volunteer Fire Department.
11:07 AM Jul 26, 2010
WASHINGTON (MCT) - Democrats have pulled off one of the most productive sessions of Congress in decades but have yet to win much in the way of approval even from voters in their own party. Now, instead of betting on success, party leaders may try the opposite approach pushing proposals that are almost certain to fail.
11:07 AM Jul 26, 2010
MONROEVILLE - If the state's economy is to make a comeback, one Monroeville man's business and similar ones are likely to play a key role in the turnaround. Dan Bemis is CEO of CentraComm, a Findlay technology company that has been on Inc. Magazine's fastest growing companies list for the last four years.
11:07 AM Jul 26, 2010
PHILADELPHIA (MCT) - Albert Ellis was universally regarded as one of the two or three most influential psychotherapists of the 20th century. But it seems he wasn't quite as sharp when it came to pop-culture prognostication. In his 1995 book "The Twist: The Story of the Song and Dance That Changed the World," author Jim Dawson quotes the august shrink as opining, at the height of the dance's early-1960s popularity, "As it stands, I think it's a fad and a fleeting one. In two years, it will be forgotten."
11:07 AM Jul 26, 2010
WILLARD - Mercy Willard Hospital will have a groundbreaking ceremony for a new $40.5 million two-story, 101,000 square-foot replacement hospital Friday. Ground preparation for construction will begin following the ceremony, which will consist of a private program for invited guests. The anticipated project completion date is spring 2012.
11:07 AM Jul 26, 2010
WASHINGTON (MCT) - Attorney General Eric Holder, the nation's top law enforcement officer, said Sunday he might sue Arizona a second time if he finds its tough-on-illegal-immigrants law leads to racial profiling. Holder, speaking on CBS' "Face the Nation," said the federal government's lawsuit against Arizona, filed last week, makes scant mention of racial profiling because a stronger argument against the law is that it preempts the federal government's responsibility in deciding immigration policies.
11:07 AM Jul 26, 2010
By Misti Crane - The Columbus Dispatch (MCT) Fancy foreign berries and their ordinary Ohio counterparts seem to be equals when it comes to preventing cancer, new research has found.In this latest research, Gary Stoner decided he'd branch out from his old standby the Ohio-grown black raspberry and look more closely at a variety of other berries, both domestic and exotic.
11:07 AM Jul 26, 2010
SEATTLE (MCT) - "Barefoot Bandit" Colton Harris-Moore's well-publicized crime spree two years in the United States and a week in the Bahamas ended Sunday when he was arrested trying to escape Bahamian police in a stolen boat. Harris-Moore was arrested about 2 a.m. near Harbour Island following a brief high-speed boat chase. The capture unfolded at the Romora Bay Resort and Marina, where the suspect, carrying a gun and knapsack, told security director Kenneth Strachan, "They're going to kill me," according to CNN.
11:06 AM Jul 26, 2010
Jeremy Cook, the 16-year-old Norwalk boy who disappeared June 10, turned has turned himself in to police. Cook was last seen about 4 p.m. June 10 at the Manahan Avenue home of his grandmother and caregiver, Ellen Kreeger.
11:06 AM Jul 26, 2010
Abbi Obermiller denied hampering authorities from using a search warrant and leaving her grandparents' house without permission Tuesday. Obermiller, 17, of 104 E. Main St., North Fairfield, is charged with obstructing official business by delinquency, a second-degree misdemeanor if committed by an adult, and unruliness. If convicted, the defendant could face 90 days in detention and community control sanctions, which could include a fine, house arrest, court-ordered counseling and suspended driving privileges.
11:06 AM Jul 26, 2010
WAKEMAN - Quick action turned what could have been a tragedy into a heroic story Thursday night. Eleven-year-old Austin Yaworski was pulled out of a truck submerged in a pond by four members of the Wakeman Fire District.
11:06 AM Jul 26, 2010
FREMONT (MCT) - One person was killed and another was trapped beneath rubble when a roof partially collapsed at a northwest Ohio food processing plant on Wednesday afternoon, police said. The name of the man who was killed at the Fremont Co., 802 North Front St., was not immediately available. His body had not been recovered as of 5 p.m.
11:06 AM Jul 26, 2010
Call it the mystery of the port-a-potty set aflame. A Toledo man was arraigned Friday in Erie County Municipal Court in connection with starting a fire in a port-a-potty at an area business. Larry P. Lotman, 53, was released from the Erie County Jail Friday morning by a court order. He faces an arson charge.
11:06 AM Jul 26, 2010
An autopsy revealed Tuesday that a 10-year-old Greenwich girl who died Saturday had a form of meningitis, Huron County Coroner Dr. Jeffrey Harwood said. Trinity N. Polachek died at 8:45 a.m. Saturday in her sleep, Harwood said.
11:06 AM Jul 26, 2010
Will he go or will he stay? We'll all find out tonight when LeBron James announces what he will do during a one-hour special beginning at 9 on ESPN. Here's what our experts think. (At the end of this story, tell us what YOU think about LeBron James by posting your comments.) I said he would sign with the Chicago Bulls May 15. I still felt that way until Wednesday when Chris Bosh and Dwayne Wade signed with the Miami Heat. I don't feel like LeBron James wants to play second fiddle in Miami.
11:06 AM Jul 26, 2010
Fireworks are the suspected cause of a Milan Avenue garage fire that destroyed the building and a boat housed there. (NOTE - To see more photos of the fire, click here.)
11:06 AM Jul 26, 2010
WILLARD - Several items were stolen this weekend during a break-in at First United Methodist Church, 401 E. Howard St. The Willard Police Department received its report of the crime at 7:50 a.m. Sunday. Chief Joe Daniel said the offense probably happened overnight when the culprits entered through an exterior window.
11:05 AM Jul 26, 2010
It has been almost 30 days since 16-year-old Jeremy Cook disappeared. The teenager's grandmother and caregiver, Ellen Kreeger, is growing increasingly frustrated.