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Columbiana County Grand Jury

Police & Courts

The Common Pleas Court grand jury issued 42 indictments when it met this week, including nine open indictments. The remaining 31 secret indictments will be released as they are served. Brandon J. Nelder, 36, Grafton, W.Va., is charged with felonious assault, OVI and two counts of endangering ...

Woman shot, killed in Hancock County

Local News

Staff Reports NEW MANCHESTER, W.Va. — A woman was killed in a shooting here Wednesday night. Three other people were injured in the incident and the alleged shooter was shot, reportedly in the head, by an officer. He was taken to East Liverpool City Hospital and later flown by air ambulance ...

Shooting update on Hancock County shooting

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NEW MANCHESTER — Authorities say one woman is dead and three others injured after a shooting Wednesday evening in Hancock County. Sheriff Ralph Fletcher said late Wednesday at a brief press conference at the Hancock County Courthouse in New Cumberland that police shot the suspect, who was ...

Big Oak suspect pleads guilty to drug charges

Local News

LISBON —One of the Operation Big Oak defendants responsible for bringing drugs from the Cleveland area has pleaded guilty in Common Pleas Court to several of the charges he was facing. Antonio (James) Fleming, 33, of Euclid, pleaded guilty to engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity, ...

Taco Bell to open in Chester

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CHESTER W.Va. — Taco Bell is coming to Chester. The former National Church Envelope building located at 449 Carolina Ave. is being replaced by the fast food chain. Charter Foods, a franchise owner of Taco Bell, Long John Silver’s and KFC in 12 states, is opening a stand-alone Taco Bell on ...

Train fatality victim ID’d

Local News

EAST LIVERPOOL — It may take weeks to learn what led to an East Liverpool man’s death Tuesday. According to Brandi Phillips, chief investigator for the county coroner’s office, no autopsy was done on 45-year-old James Franklin Jr.; however, officials are waiting for toxiology results to ...

Lisbon rental inspection program in effect

Local News

LISBON — The village officially has a rental property inspection program in place, just not the more aggressive version originally wanted by some. Village council on Tuesday approved the legislation on third and final reading. It takes effect immediately. The legislation gives the fire ...

Pot plants seized in warrant service

Police & Courts

Staff Reports CALCUTTA — Thirty-two marijuana plants were seized Monday when police went to serve a warrant at a Vale Street home. According to reports, officers went to the home in the 16000 block of Vale at 6:11 p.m. to look for Thomas Bloor, who was wanted on a warrant. To make sure ...

Local landlord cited in EL Municipal Court

Local News

Review Staff Writer EAST LIVERPOOL — East Liverpool Municipal Court Judge Melissa Byers-Emmerling fined a local landlord $325 plus costs Wednesday afternoon for violations. Aaron Stevens, of Fairmont Street, was convicted of two counts of rental licenses and one housing violation, after ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

Police & Courts

— A Miller Road, Fairfield Township, resident reported at 3:04 p.m. Tuesday someone entered an unoccupied home she owns and took the dog outside. She found the dog on the porch and a note on the front door from someone who said they believed the dog was being kept in a home which was not ...