A 12th person in Richland County has died from COVID-19, according to the Ohio Department of Health.
Shawn Christy, the national fugitive apprehended in Richland County in September 2018 after a three-month chase, has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison.
Mansfield City Council is expected to take a much-anticipated vote Tuesday on a resolution that declares systemic racism is a public health crisis.
MANSFIELD — Authorities are seeking four fugitives with Mansfield ties as part of the Most Wanted list compiled by the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force in the Richland County division for the week of Aug. 3.
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Two NASA astronauts splashed down safely in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday for the first time in a commercially built and operated American crew spacecraft.
REYNOLDSBURG – Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) announced Friday the United States Department of Agriculture’s National Veterinary Services Laboratory in Ames, Iowa, has confirmed that an exotic tick, known as the Asian longhorned tick, has been found in Gallia County.
Nursing homes and assisted living centers in Ohio continue to be the focus of concern during the COVID-19 pandemic, given the fact older residents are much more at risk if they contract the virus.
MANSFIELD – The following construction projects are anticipated to affect highways in Richland County next week. All outlined work is weather permitting.
MANSFIELD -- There was a collective murmur around Richland County on social media Thursday afternoon.
Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose on Thursday ordered the Greene County Board of Elections to reject non-citizen voter registrations and put measures in place ensuring only citizens are allowed to vote Nov. 3.
Gov. Mike DeWine said Thursday afternoon he will seek to end liquor sales after 10 p.m. each evening in the state's bars in an effort to slow the spread of coronavirus.
Four were pronounced dead at the scene of a two-vehicle crash late Wednesday evening, according to a news release from the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
MANSFIELD -- A Northmor High School graduate is the newest physician at Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics in Mansfield.
The Mansfield Metropolitan Housing Authority will shift to accepting applications via the internet for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, effective Aug. 15.
Ohio Gov. Mike Dewine on Thursday asked the Ohio Board of Pharmacy to rescind its ban on hydroxychloroquine as a potential treatment for COVID-19.
A crash with multiple fatalities closed a portion of Interstate-71 southbound overnight in Ashland County.
MANSFIELD -- Lewanda Jefferson, a telecommunicator with the Mansfield Police Department, has announced her retirement effective Aug. 1.
The Mansfield Rotary Club is commemorating its centennial with the installation of a new clock downtown, as well as establishing a scholarship fund for nontraditional students at the Ohio State University at Mansfield and North Central State College.
Mansfield water rates would rise almost 70 percent over the next six years under a proposal that would help pay for a $35 million water treatment plant renovation and maintain the city's aging water system for the next decade.
Richland County commissioners approved spending up to $500,000 on mobile hotspots to help facilitate mobile learning in local schools, many of which may reopen with some mixture of in-person and online classes.
Gov. Mike DeWine on Tuesday announced county and independent fairs scheduled for the remainder of 2020 will be limited to only junior fair activities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Tyger Booster Club is operating bingo fundraisers at the Grotto Hall, 747 S. Main St., on Sundays and Tuesdays.
COLUMBUS – Rep. Rick Carfagna (R-Genoa Township) is considering throwing his hat in the ring to become the next Ohio House Speaker, pending a leadership change, according to WOSU Statehouse reporter Andy Chow.
Richland County commissioners are expected to vote Tuesday on a proposal that would provide 1,201 mobile hotspots for local schools as districts reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A proposed $35 million overhaul of Mansfield's water treatment plant has resulted in discussions about raising the city's water rates.
ASHLAND -- Researchers at Ashland University are currently seeking 10 participants for a focus group to discuss messaging regarding the COVID-19 vaccine from government agencies, politicians and other relevant sources.
Two COVID-19 deaths, a 79-year-old man and a 63-year-old man, were reported Monday by Richland Public Health, raising the death toll to 11 in the county since the pandemic began in March.
MANSFIELD — Authorities are seeking four fugitives with Mansfield ties as part of the Most Wanted list compiled by the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force in the Richland County division for the week of July 27.
The Black/Brown Coalition of Mansfield and the Mansfield Police Department have agreed on a "Code of Conduct," which sets forth standards of behavior residents and officers should both meet when interacting.
Richland County had 96 active cases of COVID-19 as of Friday, according to Richland Public Health.
Road construction on U.S. 30 and Interstate 71 in Richland County will continue next week, along with several other projects.
WOOSTER – A man was arrested Friday morning and taken to Wayne County jail on multiple felony warrants after leading authorities on a mult-county chase that ended in an injury accident in Wayne County.
BELLVILLE -- There will be a meeting for all parents of any Clear Fork High School student/athlete who will be participating in Football, Cheerleading, Boys and Girls Soccer, Volleyball, Girls Tennis, Boys and Girls Golf, and Cross Country on Wednesday, July 29 at the high school.
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The City of Mansfield -- effective Friday, July 24 -- will resume enforcement of parking violations at meters in the downtown.
Richland County remained the only "red" county in north central Ohio, Gov. Mike DeWine announced Thursday afternoon in updating the Public Health Advisory System.
An 83-year-old man has become Richland County's ninth death due to COVID-19, Richland Public Health announced Thursday.
The Ohio Supreme Court issued an order Wednesday allowing attorneys to receive required continuing legal education credit for serving as precinct election officials on Nov. 3.
Hospital rolls of COVID-19 patients soared to a record high Wednesday as a month-long surge in new cases has spilled over into Ohio’s hospitalization counts.
Richland Public Health seeks public assistance in locating a dog implicated in the bite of a person.
Due to water main repairs, east and westbound lanes of Park Avenue West from Mulberry Street to Bowman Street have reduced to single-lane only.
Gov. Mike DeWine on Wednesday afternoon said all Ohio residents must wear facial coverings in public, effective Thursday at 6 p.m.
Richland County Commissioner Marilyn John, the Republican nominee to represent the county in the Ohio House, said Tuesday night she will return a $13,292.35 donation from Friends of Larry Householder, the House speaker's campaign committee.
A $1 million federal grant will pay for the Mansfield Police Department to hire four additional officers, Chief Keith Porch told City Council on Tuesday evening.
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has called for the resignation of Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) in the wake of his arrest in an alleged $60 million bribery scheme.
Richland County commissioners, facing a local economy that has seen COVID-19 cut deeply into its major source of revenue, cautioned elected officials on Tuesday to "buckle down" in terms of spending.