Cassandra Nist,

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  • The Columbus Dispatch

Recent articles by Cassandra:

Thieves swipe catalytic converters from non-profit StarkFresh's food trucks

Non-profit StarkFresh took a hit from weekend thieves, who stole catalytic converters from its vehicles off Cherry Avenue NE. → Read More

"It was a terrible Mother's Day." Canton woman shot while taking out garbage

A 63-year-old woman said she was taking her trash out when she was shot caught in gunfire Sunday morning, → Read More

Canton officer: Acted 'in self-defense of a lethal threat' in shooting James Williams

Federal wrongful death lawsuit filed by family after James Williams fatally shot by police officer → Read More

Feds: Massillon post office manager stole cash from packages

Bruce C. Murdock Jr. is accused of stealing cash and coins from at least three parcels, according to a federal complaint. → Read More

Kimble truck driver seriously injured in I-77 crash near Akron Canton Airport

Two trucks collided along I-77 South near the Akron Canton Airport leaving one of the drivers seriously injured. → Read More

Update: I-77 North reopens near Belden Village following multi-vehicle crash with injuries

Canton Police are investigating a multi-vehicle crash along I-77 N between US 62 and Belden Village exits. → Read More

Canton mom who shook baby to death in 2017 granted early release from prison

Nicole Bryant was let out of prison early after shaking her baby to death in 2017. → Read More

Wayne County man convicted of murder for fatal shooting in Canton in 2021

Zachary Becker was convicted by a Stark County Jury for the shooting death of Michael Gates, 38, of Canton. → Read More

Trial begins for Doylestown man accused of gunning down Canton resident

Zachary M. Becker, 31, of Doylestown, is on trial for the May 20 shooting death of Michael Gates, 38, of Canton. → Read More

Armed bank robber gets 10 years in prison for hitting Canton branch

A Canton man who robbed a 30th Street NW bank at gunpoint on May 15 will spend the next 10 years in federal prison. → Read More

Jonathan Stinnett of Jackson Twp. pleads guilty to kidnapping child, driving to Illinois

Jonathan Stinnett, 36, of Jackson Township, pleaded guilty to kidnapping in federal court, on March 30, 2022. → Read More

'My mother became a crime scene.' Canton drive-by shooter gets life term

Terrel J. Lipkins, 23, of Canton, was sentenced Monday for Canton shooting death of Jenny Norris, 65, last August. → Read More

Win a she-shed at the 2022 Stark County Home & Garden Show

The 2022 Stark County Home and Garden Show is happening all weekend at the Stark County Fairgrounds. → Read More

Stark County kidnapper loses appeal, conviction affirmed

Christopher Dinger, 36, of Canton, lost his appeal for his 2020 conviction of kidnapping and stalking. → Read More

Columbiana County driver headed to prison for 2021 fatal crash

Joseph Matz, 21, was driving drunk when he crashed into Jennifer and Joshua Moreland's home last year. → Read More

Stark County Courthouse drops mask requirement, temperature scanning for visitors

Stark County Common Pleas Court and the Frank T. Bow Building will no longer require visitors or workers to wear facial coverings. → Read More

Trial begins for accused gunman in Canton fatal drive-by shooting

Javier Dante Blood is on trial for the drive-by shooting death of Canton area resident, Jenny Norris. → Read More

Stark Prosecutor Kyle Stone: First year in office a 'year of learning'

"We’ve had a few bumps along the way, but overall, we had a good year," Stark County Prosecutor Kyle Stone says. → Read More

Massillon driver headed to prison for 2021 fatal crash in Perry Township

Joshua Gibson's killed a motorcyclist on July 5 in Perry Township. → Read More

Canton babysitter convicted of raping neighbor's child loses court appeal

The 5th District Court of Appeals upheld the rape conviction of a 34-year-old Canton area babysitter, Jamie Allen. → Read More