The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

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  • wd saturday rescue 1 .jpg Rescue workers conduct massive search for a reported missing swimmer

    Rescue teams from all over Ashtabula County converged on Lake Road West Friday evening to search for a reported missing swimmer in Lake Erie.

    July 12, 2013 1 Photo

  • Flash flood warning issued for Ashtabula County

    The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a flash flood warning for Ashtabula County until midnight Thursday.

    July 10, 2013

  • Hernandez Police Foot_Lind.jpg Patriots player Hernandez charged with murder

    Police have charged Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez with murder and weapons counts in connection with the slaying of a semi-pro football player whose body was found in an industrial park about a mile from Hernandez’s home.

    June 26, 2013 1 Photo

  • Indians closer charged with pot possession

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Indians two-time All-Star closer Chris Perez, charged with misdemeanor possession after marijuana was mailed to his home in his dog’s name, told drug agents he had pot for personal use and pointed out two jars, according to investigative reports.

    June 7, 2013

  • 2 plead guilty in feds’ probe of truck stop chain

    Two employees of the truck stop chain owned by the family of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam have pleaded guilty in a federal probe of the company’s business practices.

    May 29, 2013

  • Demshar-schol-for-web-761x305.jpg Ashtabula man drowns saving grandson

    Ashtabula CPA Paul Demshar drowned shortly after noon today saving his 10-year-old grandson, who got pulled under water in a rip current, while swimming in Jacksonville, Fla.

    May 15, 2013 1 Photo

  • Crash kills Ashtabula man, toddler ejected

    Drivers on Route 534 watched in horror as a speeding car launched over an embankment Wednesday and crashed into a tree, killing a Ashtabula man and ejecting his 2-year-old son, Ashtabula County Coroner’s Investigator Rich Mongell said.

    May 15, 2013

  • Shooting near elementary in Erie, Pa.

    Police have arrested a suspect after a substitute teacher's aide was shot while walking near McKinley Elementary School in Erie, Pa., this morning. The aide had taken a break outside when she was shot. Her condition is not known. The school is no longer on lockdown as worried parents who went to the school are allowed to take their children home.

    May 10, 2013

  • Boyfriend Slaying Spe_Lind.jpg Jodi Arias convicted of first-degree murder

    Jodi Arias was convicted of first-degree murder Wednesday in the gruesome killing of her one-time boyfriend in Arizona after a four-month trial that captured headlines with lurid tales of sex, lies, religion and a salacious relationship that ended in a blood bath.

    May 8, 2013 1 Photo

  • Ashtabula Area City School District levy fails

    Ashtabula Area City School District’s 6.2 mills emergency levy went down by 122 votes, despite Superintendent Patrick Colucci’s pleas that it was needed to bring back busing and eliminate pay-to-play.

    May 7, 2013

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