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  • The Columbus Dispatch

Recent articles by Cassandra:

Trial begins Tuesday for East Canton man accused of gunning down former lover at Bob Evans

Richard Nelson is accused of fatally shooting his former lover at a Canton area Bob Evans. → Read More

Bourbon boom! Retailers suggest shopping now for the holidays

A sudden hike in bourbon consumption is making it difficult for local shops to keep brands in stock. → Read More

Stark County prosecutor terminates division chief following internal investigation

Stark County Prosecutor Kyle Stone has fired the appellate division chief following an internal investigation. → Read More

Yes, Amazon will be filling orders from the giant warehouse planned for Skyland Pines

After months of speculation, Amazon is identified as the company that will use the warehouse being built at the former Skyland Pines golf course. → Read More

'He'll never teach again.' Former Sandy Valley teacher pleads guilty to child sex crime

Jason Neading, 39, of East Sparta, pleaded guilty to a third-degree felony and will spend four years in prison. → Read More

74-year-old driver killed in Paris Township crash

William Grimm, 74, of East Liverpool, failed to negotiate a turn and struck a tree. → Read More

Renee Russell's killer sentenced to 21 years in prison

Tahi A. Nelson, 40, of Canton was sentenced to 21 years to life in prison for fatally shooting Renee Russell, 40. → Read More

Plain Local teacher, Army comrades rescue 150 Afghan allies through social media app

A Plain Local School District social studies teacher is among three Ohio combat veterans who rescued 150 Afghan allies by using Facebook Messenger. → Read More

Mineral City man on trial for Pike Township fatal shooting

Austin R. Friend, 24, of Mineral City, is on trial for the shooting death of Joshua Beshore, 22, of Pike Township. → Read More

Jill Zarin from 'Real Housewives of New York City' pays $1.7 million for Canton property

Jill Zarin from 'Real Housewives of New York City' has resolved her court battle over a Rite Aid property in Canton. → Read More

Canton man arrested in Jackson Twp. sex sting operation loses appeal

Reginald McCullough remains a Tier II sex offender after losing the appeal of child sex crime conviction. → Read More

North Canton tattoo artist's killer sentenced 23 years to life in prison

Anthony Sisouphanh was sentenced to 23 years to life in prison for fatally shooting a North Canton tattoo artist. → Read More

Canton boy dies in North Carolina's Outer Banks

A Canton boy died in vacation rental home incident in North Carolina → Read More

Driver accused in Canton road rage assault competent to stand trial

Travonce Backie, 32, is accused of beating Ralph White, 86, during a road rage confrontation in February. → Read More

13-year-old Canton boy drowns at Cleveland area beach

A 13-year-old Canton area boy drowned while swimming in Lake Erie at Cleveland Metroparks Villa Angela Beach → Read More

Vaccination card required to go maskless in Stark County Courthouse

Stark County courts will now ask mask-less individuals to show their proof of vaccination, or they'll need a mask. → Read More

Judge sends message sentencing man who raped 5-year-old child to life in prison

Michael Allen Williams, 29, was sentenced Monday in Stark County Common Pleas Court by Judge Frank Forchione. → Read More

'Pill mill' doctor Frank Lazzerini loses court appeal of 113-year sentence

Former Jackson Twp. doctor Frank Lazzerini convicted of running a 'pill mill' lost his appeal case → Read More

Stark County Honor Court celebrates 10 years of service to justice-involved veterans

Stark County's Honor Court celebrated 10 years of service to veterans in the criminal justice system during a picnic ceremony Friday near Louisville. → Read More

Stark County man accused of participating in U.S. Capitol riot faces judge

John Douglas Wright was indicted for his alleged involvement in the January riot at the U.S. Capitol. → Read More