Driver is 'critical' after crash with truck
Driver is 'critical'after crash with truck
VIENNA -- The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a crash that sent an 89-year-old Hermitage, Pa., woman to the hospital in critical condition. According to a patrol spokesman, Helen Eaton was driving west on state Route 82 at about 10:50 a.m. Sunday. Eaton turned left on Sodom-Hutchings Road when she collided with a truck, the patrol said. The truck driver was not injured. Eaton is at St. Elizabeth Health Center, officials said.
Tot hurt in hayride fall
CHAMPION -- A 2-year-old boy is in stable condition this morning at St. Elizabeth Health Center after falling off a hayride at Willow Lake Camp Ground. According to Police Chief Dennis Steinbeck, the boy fell off the trailer around 8:30 p.m. Saturday. He was taken by ambulance to the hospital.
2 women assault and rob Girard man
GIRARD -- Police are searching for a 26-year-old woman they say assaulted and robbed a city man. Police issued a warrant charging Michelle Cox, no address available, with aggravated robbery. Cox is described as a white female with blond hair and blue eyes, 5 feet 5 inches tall, weighing about 200 pounds, with tattoos on her left shoulder and both legs. Police say Cox was identified by an East Main Street man as one of two women who hit him on the head and forced him to open his safe just before 5 p.m. Sunday after they were swimming in his pool and drinking beer. Reports say the women took the man's wallet, $3,000 and his cell phone and fled in a small, white, four-door car.
GIRARD -- Robert A. Span Jr. of Dearborn Avenue is charged with felonious assault and possessing a weapon after being convicted of a felony. Police received several calls about 6:20 p.m. Sunday from neighbors on Dearborn Avenue about a man waving a gun and threatening to shoot people. When officers arrived, neighbors directed police to a house the man entered. A woman, describing herself as Span's girlfriend, said Span was upstairs in the home. Reports said Span came down the steps and admitted to waving the gun outside because someone had entered his yard. Reports show Span offered to retrieve the gun, but officers instead located the handgun in an upstairs room.