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Month: May 2021

Marshall County Sheriff’s Office investigating child drowning

The drowning of a 2-year-old has lead to an investigation by the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office. Marshall County Sheriff Bill Helms said 911 calls for a missing child starting coming in around 5 o’clock on Wednesday evening. Multiple agencies responded to the scene on Tree Line Lane. The child had gotten out of the house. After a short search, the 2-year-old was spotted about 85 yards from the house in a local pond. First responders attempted to resuscitate the child, who was pronounced dead at the hospital a short time later. Helms says the sheriff’s office has been conducting...

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DeLorenzo sentenced to 5 to 15 years for possession of child pornography

Alex DeLorenzo was sentenced to 5 to 15 years in the Department of Correction by Judge Jeffrey Cramer after he was found guilty of possessing child pornography by a jury in March DeLorenzo will have to register as a sex offender for life and will face 10 years supervised release. DeLorenzo was accused of willfully possessing materials portraying minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct, and that conduct includes more than 600 images. He was found guilty of that charge after just a few hours of deliberation by a jury. Defense Attorney William Galloway called psychologist Dr. Michael Marshall to...

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Two escape from Eastern Ohio Correction Center

Two clients within the Eastern Ohio Correction Center were able to climb a fence on Monday evening and escape the facility. Executive Director Phillip Nunes identified the two clients as 32-year-old Bryan Bassett and 26-year-old Curtis Glauser. They both took off through the woods behind the property, which is located on State Route 43 in Wintersville. Both were receiving programming at EOCC in place of jail or prison because of a history of drug use. They were not violent offenders. Bassett was in the program for 8 days for a case that originated in Monroe County. Glauser had been...

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Sand truck crash closes Brooke County Road

A Brooke County road was closed Sunday due to a sand truck crash. The crash took place in a remote area of Putney Ridge, near the Colliers Sportsman’s Club. The sand truck went off Putney Ridge Road around noon and overturned. The driver was uninjured in the crash. The Brooke County Sheriff’s Department and Colliers firefighters were on scene. The road remained closed through the evening as wrecker trucks tried to pull the truck back up the hill and onto the road. Image Source:...

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    LONDON (Reuters) – The meltdown at Archegos Capital that triggered big losses at several banks highlighted the need to review rules on posting margin or cash against derivatives transactions, the head of a global markets regulator said on Monday. Ashley Alder, chairman of IOSCO, which groups regulators from the world’s main financial markets, said the […]
  • Colombia’s Duque recognizes protesters’ concerns after Cali violence May 10, 2021
    BOGOTA (Reuters) – Colombia’s President Ivan Duque said issues raised by young demonstrators would be included in national discussions meant to curb nearly two weeks of anti-government protests, as he made a brief visit to Cali, the scene of violence over the weekend. Duque will meet later on Monday with strike leaders in the capital […]

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