The Lake County Common Pleas Court jury in the murder trial of Danna Weimer returned a guilty verdict at 11 a.m. today. Weimer was found guilty on all 17 charges in the murder of 77-year-old Madison Township resident Eleanor Robertson in June.
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Arrest made in judge’s poisoning
The wife of an Ashtabula County Common Pleas judge has been arrested in connection with the poisoning of the judge.
Carla Hague, wife of Probate and Juvenile Judge Charles Hague, was being held Tuesday in the Lake County Adult Probation Facility on charges related to the poisoning of her husband.
It is believed Judge Hague was poisoned with antifreeze in September.
Woman in fetus case turns self in
A 28-year-old area woman wanted for questioning in the discovery of a fetus in an Ashtabula Township residence Tuesday morning made contact with Ashtabula County Sheriff’s detectives Wednesday morning, sources said. See Thursday’s Star Beacon for more details.
Fetus found in closet
The Ashtabula County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a fetus found in the closet of an Avon Boulevard home in Ashtabula Township today.
Two dead after shooting in Ashtabula
The Ashtabula County Coroner's Office has confirmed two dead following a shooting that took place about 11:30 p.m. Monday on Hiawatha Avenue in Ashtabula. See the Wednesday Star Beacon for the story.
Ashtabula woman dead in early morning fire
A early morning fire today at an apartment building on Blair Avenue in Ashtabula left one dead and another injured.
Lake County emergency phone lines down
Lake County Emergency Operations Center has issued a bulletin that Lake County Central Communications 7-digit phone lines as well as the 911 lines in Lake County are down. Residents can still dial 911 for emergencies and they will be rerouted to Mentor Police for assistance. In the event of a non-emergency residents should call (440) 350-5914, (440) 350-5913, (440) 350-5910, or (440) 350-5956.
Polling locations changed for three Ashtabula precincts
Heating problems at an Ashtabula polling place has prompted the Ashtabula County Board of Elections to relocate three precincts for Tuesday’s general election.
Ashtabula precincts 3A, 3B and 4A have been moved to Messiah Lutheran Church, 615 W. Prospect Road, said Carol Lovas, election board director.
Deal reached to avoid default and open government
Senate leaders announced last-minute agreement Wednesday to avert a threatened Treasury default and reopen the government after a partial, 16-day shutdown. Congress raced to pass the measure by day’s end.
1 dead, 44 injured in Greyhound bus crash in Pennsylvania
A Greyhoud bus plowed into the rear of a tractor-trailer early Wednesday on Interstate 80 in central Pennsylvania, killing a woman passenger and injuring 44 others, state police reported.
Shots heard outside Capitol, building in lockdown
A police officer was reported injured after gunshots at the U.S. Capitol, police said Thursday while putting the entire complex on lockdown.
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