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Victim’s families claim in lawsuit Chardon High School didn’t have enough security
Family members of three teenagers killed in a school shooting two years ago claim in a lawsuit the school didn’t have enough security and the alternative school the shooter attended didn’t properly evaluate the risks he posed.
Dinner to benefit paralyzed Perry teenager is March 9
The friends and family of Perry teenager Suzie Mettler will be hosting a benefit dinner at the Willoughby Brewing Company on March 9, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. The 17-year-old girl was seriously injured on Dec. 15 while sledding at Riverview Park in Lake County. Another girl was injured in the incident, but has since recovered. However, Mettler is still partially paralyzed. She has been determined to be quadriplegic now, and may not regain full mobility. According to family friend Danielle Justice, Mettler spent nearly a month in MetroHealth hospital in Cleveland followed by two months in rehab. Mettler may return home this month.
Chardon school shooting victim’s father found dead on anniversary
The father of one of three teens killed in a northeast Ohio school shooting was found dead Thursday, the second anniversary of his son’s death, a sheriff’s investigator said.
February is one for the record books
Congratulations, Ashtabula County and the rest of northeast Ohio, for enduring one of the 10 most snowiest Februarys in Ohio weather history.
Cold, snow won’t harm wildlife
Despite appearances, Ashtabula County’s furry and feathered residents should feel no ill effects from the harsh winter weather, experts said.
Trio in trouble over pot-smoking incident
Three young adults have been cited by Ashtabula County sheriff’s deputies after they reportedly smoked marijuana in an Andover apartment shared by three children, two of them infants.
Buckeye to host technology safety program for parents
With the ever-changing nature of technology and its increasing availability to children, parents may have trouble keeping their kids safe.
Planning Commission recommends former Mother of Sorrows properties go commercial
The fate of eight former Mother of Sorrows properties moves to City Council after the City Planning Commission Thursday voted 5-1 to recommend a zoning change.
Legislators introduce bill to name Route 20 after WWI vets
Two local lawmakers have introduced a measure to honor local World War I veterans in Ashtabula.
Self-described ‘softie’ victimized by couple
An 83-year-old Denmark Township man who admits he can’t say no has reported the theft of a vehicle he loaned a couple of guests wanted on felony warrants, according to the Ashtabula County Sheriff’s Office.
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