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Huron County barn fire that injured firefighter ruled arson

TOWNSEND TOWNSHIP, Ohio  A barn fire in Townsend Township (Huron County) that injured a firefighter has been ruled arson by the Division of State Fire Marshal’s Fire and Explosion Investigation Bureau. Investigators are seeking tips from the public to help identify those responsible. On Tuesday, Aug. 2 at approximately 11:33 p.m., the Townsend Township Fire Department was dispatched…

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WEEKLY ROUNDUP: Child lost in corn field located

Reports have been obtained from local law enforcement agencies: A 3-year-old child was found safe at the edge of a corn field about half an hour after law enforcement were called to assist in the search. Wayne County sheriff’s deputies responded 3:15 p.m. July 25 to the 600 block of N West Lebanon Road and…

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AREA CRIME: Body found along Stark County road; foul play suspected

DGKN staff report CANTON TWP., Stark County  A passerby saw a body along the road just before 9 p.m. May 10 and contacted authorities. The Stark County Sheriff’s Office is treating the case as a homicide. Stark County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to Hardington Ave NE near 12th St NE, East Canton, to investigate…

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U.S. Marshals arrest Wooster man accused of assaulting news reporter

Dayton, Ohio  U.S. Marshal Pete Elliott and Wayne County Sheriff Travis Hutchinson announce the arrest of wanted fugitive Benjamin Dagley, 54. Dagley was wanted by the Gulfport Police Department in Mississippi for assault and the Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Department for a probation violation. It is alleged that on Aug. 30, Dagley confronted MSNBC News Reporter…

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