Hancock sheriff’s office pulls mug shots off website

The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office announced today that the active inmate information on its website, www.hancocksheriff.org, is being taken offline. An announcement was made today on its Facebook page. The inmate information, which includes mug shots, is being removed due to...

Macy’s Joins Others In A Big Holiday Hiring Spree

NEW YORK (AP) — Macy’s plans to hire about 86,000 seasonal holiday workers nationwide to bolster its stores, call centers and distribution hubs, a 3.6 percent increase from last year. The department store chain, which also operates Bloomingdale’s, said Monday that the...

Highway patrol finds drugs during I-75 traffic stop

State Highway Patrol troopers uncovered nearly $4,000 worth of prescription drugs during a traffic stop on southbound Interstate 75 last week. According to the highway patrol, troopers stopped a 2012 Hyundai Accent, with Tennessee registration, for a speed violation on southbound...

Ogg pleads guilty in Mauricio homicide

Tyson J. Ogg pleaded guilty this morning to several felony charges in connection to the late-May burglary-turned-homicide that took the life of a 20-year-old Fostoria woman. Ogg, 19, accepted a plea agreement before Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Steve C. Shuff and...

Mary Louise-Parker writing memoir

NEW YORK (AP) — Mary Louise Parker, the award-winning star of “Weeds,” is writing a book about the “‘significant men in her life.” The book is called “Dear Mr. You” and Scribner announced Monday that it’s scheduled for next...
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China faces tricky balance in Hong Kong’s protests

Riot police fire tear gas on student protesters occupying streets surrounding the government headquarters in Hong Kong, early Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. Pro-democracy demonstrators defied onslaughts of tear gas and appeals from Hong Kong’s top leader to go home, as the...
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Battle against Islamic State creates new alliances

In this Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 photo, radical al-Qaida-linked preacher Abu Qatada, first left, receives a friend, on the day he was released from Jordanian prison after an acquittal on security charges, in Amman, Jordan. Abu Qatada and Abu Mohammed al-Maqdisi, two of...