The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

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  • 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.

    September 20, 2013

  • 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.

    September 16, 2013

  • Power outages cause newspaper delivery delays

    Star Beacon newspaper deliveries are delayed today because of the power outages caused by last night's storm. The Circulation Department is making every effort to get all newspapers delivered. To read the news immediately go to the replica tab on the lefthand rail of this website and register to enter. The service is free to all paid print subscribers.

    September 13, 2013

  • Missing Women Found_Lind(3).jpg Ariel Castro is dead

    The man who held three women captive in his home for nearly a decade before one escaped has been found dead and is believed to have committed suicide, a prison official said.

    September 4, 2013 1 Photo

  • Jury reaches verdict in 1997 Ashtabula murder trial

    Jury finds John Drummond Jr. guilty on two of three charges Wednesday in Ashtabula County Common Pleas Court.

    August 28, 2013

  • Ashtabula Ashtabula Windermere 1 (Medium).jpg Fire destroys old school building in Ashtabula

    A former Ashtabula school burned to the ground on Saturday afternoon as dozens watched from surrounding streets.

    August 17, 2013 1 Photo

  • Dorset woman found guilty in hitman case

    Angel Brown of Dorset Township was found guilty Friday afternoon of two counts of conspiracy to commit aggravated murder after three days of testimony in Ashtabula County Common Pleas Court.

    August 9, 2013

  • APTOPIX Missing Women_Lind.jpg Castro gets life term in kidnapping of 3 women

    The man convicted of holding three women captive in a house he turned into a prison and raping them repeatedly for a decade was sentenced Thursday to life without parole plus 1,000 years.

    August 1, 2013 1 Photo

  • Union: Plain Dealer cuts third of newsroom staff

    The Plain Dealer in Cleveland cut about a third of its newsroom staff Wednesday, months after announcing it was reducing home delivery of the newspaper, union leaders said.

    July 31, 2013

  • Castro pleads guilty

    (AP) — The Cleveland man who imprisoned three women in his home, subjecting them to a decade of rapes and beatings, pleaded guilty Friday in a deal to avoid the death penalty.

    July 26, 2013

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