Police are continuing to investigate a crash that shut down US 62 eastbound Wednesday morning. The crash happened just before 7:00 on Route 62 at California Avenue NE. Officers say an SUV and a pickup truck collided with the SUV landing on its side in a ditch. No word on the injuries of the crash victims. The lanes were reopened around 7:45 Wednesdsay morning.
Three of four supsects wanted in a Canton shooting are now behind bars. Police say they arrested 25 year old Adrian Evans Tuesday evening in connection with the shooting at Walthers Cafe earlier this month. 22 year olds Antonio Wallace and Justice Hunter were arrested shortly after that shooting. Three men were shot outside of the bar on October 11th, non suffered life-threatening injures. Police are still searching for 22 year old Jermaine Pleasant, described as black, 5 feet 11 inches tall roughly 175 pounds. Anyone with information is asked to call the Canton Police Department's Detective Bureau.
Jury deliberations continued Wednesday in the trial of Marcus Cobb. Cobb is accused of aiding four teens from Cleveland in a robbery that ended in the death of a Canton man. Prosecutors believe the 27 year old Cobb is the man who pulled the trigger and shot and killed 19 year old Michael Sibert in a Canton apartment back in December. Cobb is facing several charges including complicity to murder. The teens reportedly entered into a plea deal for their testimonies against Cobb. Cobb faces up to 15 years to life in prison if convicted.
A former executive at a leading Republican political advertising company recruited an ex-employee to illegally search the firmâs computers for emails, files and other information, prosecutors said in a court filing today. Nicholas P. Everhart, former president of Strategy Group for Media, was indicted Friday in Delaware County on two counts of unauthorized use of cable or telecommunication property.
A Far West Side man charged today with killing his pregnant girlfriend beat her with a baseball bat and strangled her before burying her in a Groveport field, Columbus police said. Police found the body of Samantha Greenlee, 22, after the boyfriend, Jacob Ferrero, 22, confessed to killing her and led detectives to a shallow grave about 100 yards east of Madison Christian Church at 3565 Bixby Rd., Sgt. Rich Weiner said.
AKRON, Ohio â A jury has convicted a 20-year-old northeast Ohio man of killing his girlfriendâs parents with a sledgehammer and will consider whether to recommend the death penalty or life in prison.
The Columbus Police Division will use a portion of an annual $320,000 federal traffic-safety grant to ticket motorists who arenât careful around tow-truck drivers on the side of the road, police announced today. âWeâre trying to raise awareness,â traffic bureau Sgt. Michael B. Smith said.