Four suspects in Stark County are responsible for crashing a Kia into a gun storefront before taking several firearms. Police say they were in and out in two minutes.

CANTON, Ohio — A beautiful act of kindness means a man in Canton will have a reliable way to get to work. Stark County Sheriff’s deputies stopped at 38th St. at Whipple Ave. on Sunday to check on someone who appeared to be working on an old, rusted bicycle. The man, Shavon Newman, explained to […]

PLAIN TOWNSHIP, Ohio – The Stark County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a claim that someone vandalized a transgender teen’s car, by plastering it with crude language. In a separate incident in May, someone also took a baseball bat to Donovanne Jocas’ 2003 Hyundai. The teen said school bullying has now escalated after she came out […]

  STARK COUNTY — A gas leak was discovered early Thursday morning at the Springwood Lake Camp Club in East Sparta. That’s 10 miles south of Canton. According to Stark County’s Emergency Management Agency a 30 inch gas line that carries crude oil and natural gas is leaking. Authorities tell WKYC that 170 people have […]

CANTON, Ohio – The sheriff-elect in Stark County is not going take office in 2013 due concerns about his health. According to Sheriff Timothy Swanson, Chief Deputy Mike McDonald’s physician recommended that he not assume the office of sheriff,  due to “extenuating circumstances” concerning his health. Swanson said McDonald will be seeking additional medical care […]