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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.
Ashtabula bank robbed
The U.S. Bank on Park Avenue in Ashtabula was robbed this morning. According to a sign on the bank door, the bank is temporarily closed. We will give an update when more information is available.
One officer, gunman and others dead in Washington shooting
WASHINGTON (AP) — At least one gunman opened fire inside a building at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday morning, and officials said six people were killed and at least four were wounded, including a law enforcement officer. Police were looking for two other potential gunmen wearing military-style uniforms, including one who had on a beret, chief Cathy Lanier said.
Power outages cause newspaper delivery delays
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