National News

No Criminal Charges Against Orland Cops

A spe­cial pros­e­cu­tor has deter­mined there is insuf­fi­cient evi­dence of crim­i­nal intent involv­ing the case of Orland Town Mar­shall Brooke Nor­ton and her deputy Ken­neth Steele, over the accep­tance of Oper­a­tion Pullover money dur­ing reg­u­lar police hours. The find­ing comes fol­low­ing an inves­ti­ga­tion that included the Indi­ana State Police, and was made final by pros­e­cu­tors …

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Road Work Schedule Announced In Williams County

The Ohio Depart­ment of Trans­porta­tion Dis­trict Two has announced an update to the SR 107 bridge reha­bil­i­ta­tion project in Williams County. SR 107, between CR 8 and CR 9, is now open. Through Sep­tem­ber, inter­mit­tent lane restric­tions are pos­si­ble on SR 107 though, between CR 8 and CR 9 for fin­ish work. Traf­fic will be …

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Angola Man Sentenced In Strangulation Case

An Angola man was sen­tenced in Steuben Cir­cuit Court on Mon­day, to 360 days in jail after enter­ing guilty pleas to one count of stran­gu­la­tion and two counts of inva­sion of pri­vacy. Tyrone Bussing will serve 180 days of a 497 day sen­tence on the stran­gu­la­tion count and then he will have to serve con­sec­u­tive …

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Hamilton Woman Charged In Sex Crime Investigation

A Hamil­ton woman was arrested early Tues­day morn­ing by the Steuben County Sheriff’s Depart­ment fol­low­ing an inves­ti­ga­tion into an alleged sex crime involv­ing a minor. 26-year-old Tay­lor Kee­gan was arrested on a Level 4 felony for sex­ual mis­con­duct with a minor after deputies were called just after 11:00pm Mon­day to a home at Hamil­ton Lake. …

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AG Announces Voluntary Surrender Program

Yes­ter­day, Ohio Attor­ney Gen­eral Mike DeWine announced a “Safe Sur­ren­der” event at the Trin­ity Gospel Tem­ple in Can­ton. Any­one with any kind of mis­de­meanor or low-level felony war­rant can now come to the church any time after noon Sept. 30 through Oct. 3 and turn them­selves in. The inno­v­a­tive pro­gram aims to help reduce the …

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Hicksville Man Arraigned On Multiple Counts

A Hicksville man was in Defi­ance Munic­i­pal Court on Mon­day, fac­ing charges fol­low­ing an alleged inci­dent on Power Dam Road early Sat­ur­day morn­ing. 28 year old Joshua Beard is charged with felony break­ing and enter­ing, felony domes­tic vio­lence and two counts of assault. The charges stem from an inci­dent in which Beard allegedly assaulted his …

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