A Meth lab was discovered on East Cherry Street in Canal Fulton almost by accident. Police stopped a car for a traffic violation which led to a search of the home of 41 year old Lori Miller located on Cathedral Circle in Canal Fulton. According to police officials, the search of the home led to the discovery of two active meth labs and multiple items used to produce meth. Stark County's Haz-Mat team was called to the location - assisted by Canal Fulton police and fire departments, as well as Lawrence Township and the Stark County Sheriff's department. 33 year old John Greenwald Junior was also arrested at the scene. Two children, ages five and six, were also in the home, adding two counts of child endangerment to both Miller and Greenwald along with other drug-related charges. Both suspects have been booked in Stark County Jail. The investigation is still ongoing
Plain Township and the City of Canton are about to embark on an economic partnership to help attract new business and development to the area. Township trustees voted 3 - 0 to move ahead with the proposal. Township Trustee Scott Haws says the partnership will be the best of both worlds.Haws made it clear that the additional income tax revenue would not affect current property owners and would only apply to new ventures and development. Canton City Council is expected to approve the proposal at Monday night's meeting.
Demolition work has finally begun on Cooper Stadium, starting the transformation of Columbusâ venerable home of minor league baseball into a race track. Crews today are tearing down a building behind the grandstand along the first base line.
Ohio State University will provide lifetime health insurance to former President E. Gordon Gee once he no longer has a job, and he will receive $800,000 that the university promised last year, under a deal released today. But the majority of the $5.8 million, five-year retirement package OSU offered Gee last year will evaporate when Gee officially becomes West Virginia Universityâs president on July 1.
Democrat Ed FitzGerald has launched his rebuttal to opponent Gov. John Kasichâs first TV ad of the 2014 campaign, a less-expensive but more pointed radio ad running statewide.
The Franklin County DUI Task Force will set up a sobriety checkpoint in Truro Township tonight. The checkpoint will run from 9 p.m. until 1 a.m. on Refugee Road west of Noe-Bixby Road.