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Coronavirus In Prison

The number of prison inmates testing positive for coronavirus soared well past the 50,000 mark last month, as recent outbreaks threatened to undo control measures put in place earlier in the pandemic. At the end of June, the total number of coronavirus cases among prisoners had reached at least 52,649, …

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Bribery Charges In Toledo

Four Toledo City Council members and a private attorney are accused of taking part in a bribery and extortion scheme. Officials say they encouraged accepting cash and other things of value from business owners in exchange for favorable votes on issues before the council, federal prosecutors say. Tyrone Riley, Yvonne …

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Deadly Crash In Fulton Co

Officers are investigating a deadly solo crash on County Road R, east of County Road 26 in Gorham Township. Erik Makula of Delta was westbound on R…when he drove off the right side of the road, hitting several trees. A four month old child in the back seat is killed. …

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New Coronavirus Alert System Unveiled

Ohio is using a new color-coded, county-by-county coronavirus alert and advisory system to assess which areas may be seeing flare-ups of cases. The system takes into account seven indicators for each county, such as sustained increases in cases and coronavirus-related hospital admissions, outpatient and emergency room visits, and the proportion …

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Outline For School Openings Announced

Governor, DeWine gives reporters an overview for schools considering whether and how to reopen in Ohio. Most teachers will be required to wear masks or face shields at schools that choose to resume in-person classes…and face coverings are strongly recommended for students in third grade and above. State officials are …

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Ability To Pay Is Shelved

The state Supreme Court rules Ohio trial court judges do not have to consider whether defendants have the ability to pay for the cost of their prosecutions now or in the future. The court in a 5-2 vote says judges already have broad discretion to waive, suspend or modify court …

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No Injuries In House Fire

A man, woman and dog escape a house fire with no injuries at a Depot Street location in Edgerton. Officials tell reporters the blaze was put out in roughly five minutes. They suspect the fire started after someone lit a trash pile too close to the house. They are still …

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Pedestrian Killed In FC

A pedestrian dies after getting hit by a car in Fulton County, on Ohio 108, just South of County Road J in Dover Township. Investigators say Kyle Knierim, of Wauseon, was southbound on 108, when the collision with Aaron Zimmerman of Delta, occurred. Zimmerman died at the scene. Knierim was …

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Hahn Gets 11

A Napoleon woman is sentenced to 11-years in prison in a Defiance County court room. Kayla Hahn was accused in a home invasion last year, near Ney. In all, she faces a slew of charges, including engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity…weapons…burglary…drug trafficking…and more. Officials say she will be …

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Ottinger Case Update

Randall Ottinger, the McClure man charged in the shooting death of his brother, is arraigned in Henry County. Ottinger pled not guilty to aggravated murder with a firearm. His $500,000 dollar cash bond with no 10% allowance provision is continued. The video arraignment took place while Ottinger was being held …

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