Police identify two men injured in shooting at South Park Monday

Police identify two men injured in shooting at South Park Monday afternoon MANSFIELD - Two men were injured in a shooting shortly before 2 p.m. Monday at South Park, according to the Mansfield Police Department. While responding to a report of shots fired, police received information that two shooting victims were at a local hospital seeking treatment, according to a news release. Police have identified the shooting victims as Jamarion Grillier, 21, and Damauri Rawls, 20. Both men were repor

Public input session for city parks scheduled for Thursday

MANSFIELD - The city's department of parks and recreation is hosting a public input session 7 p.m. Thursday at North Lake Park pavilion. The department intends to gather public comments and incorporate them into the development of a master plan to improve the city's park system, Mayor Tim Theaker said. Mansfield City Council recently approved $25,000 to pay for the design of a skate park in Maple Lake park. Legislation related to the project is expected to come before council July 2. The 3,00

Boating advisory issued for Charles Mill, Pleasant Hill lakes

MANSFIELD - A boating advisory for Charles Mill Lake and Pleasant Hill Lake was issued Tuesday afternoon by the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD). Due to high water conditions, both lakes have been designated no wake zones until further notice. The advisory also applies to Atwood Lake and Leesville Lake. In a news release, the conservancy said debris can be submerged or partially submerged in high water conditions, which creates dangerous boating hazards throughout the lakes. Boa

Horse killed in hit-skip buggy crash; patrol seeks driver of pickup

WEST SALEM - The Wooster post of the Ohio Highway Patrol is looking for the driver of a pickup that struck a buggy Saturday night, resulting in the death of a horse. Christ A. Hershberger, 20, of West Salem was traveling in a buggy on Ohio 301 near mile marker 1 in Chester Township, when a red or brown pickup truck with amber lights on its roof struck his buggy from behind at 10:23 p.m. Saturday, the patrol said. Hershberger was treated for his injuries at the scene. The patrol said the crash

Authorities seek help identifying theft suspects

Authorities seek help identifying suspects in string of thefts MANSFIELD - Authorities are seeking the public's help in identifying at least two people who are believed to be connected to a string of thefts. The Richland County Sheriff's Office released four images Monday of two men who are accused of breaking into cars, garages and outside buildings in the 600 block of Mansfield Lucas Road this past weekend. Two battery chargers, a DeWalt drill set and radio, a Stihl leaf blower, weed eater,
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