Report: Warren teen assaulted at school
WARREN - A 15-year-old male was injured when he was assaulted by another teenager at Warren G. Harding High School on Thursday, according to city police reports.
The boy suffered loss of teeth and consciousness, the report stated. Information about the extent of his injuries or his condition was not available.
Warren police reported they took the other male, who is 16, into custody and transported him to Trumbull County Juvenile Justice Center. According to the police report, a weapon may have been involved. No other information was provided, and attempts to reach Warren City Schools Superintendent Michael Notar by telephone on Friday were unsuccessful.
Police: Man tried to lure girls into vehicle
WEATHERSFIELD - A man is being sought in Weathersfield on claims he tried to lure female juveniles into his vehicle on Friday.
The incident occurred about 1:30 p.m. on Heaton Boulevard, where reports state the man pulled alongside four young females in his truck and asked for help in finding his lost dog.
The man is described as a white male in his 50s with a goatee and dark hair. The truck was either a copper-colored pickup or SUV with a black stripe along the sides and tinted windows. It was last seen heading from Weathersfield into Niles on state Route 169.
Anyone with information is asked to call Weathersfield police at 330-652-6486.
Family gets $3.3M over pothole crash
CLEVELAND - A judge has ordered the state to give an Ohio woman's family $3.3 million for failing to fix the potholes that caused a fatal 2008 traffic crash.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports a Court of Claims judge issued the award Thursday to the husband and adult children of Pauline Miller. The 49-year-old nurse was killed when a truck crashed head-on into her vehicle after hitting potholes on state Route 165.
Judge Patrick McGrath's decision says the state Department of Transportation was negligent in failing to maintain the roadway in reasonably safe condition.
State audits fund used by district
MEDINA - The state auditor will review a fund used to pay more than $265,000 for a northeast Ohio school superintendent's college education expenses.
The Medina Gazette reports the Medina school board sought the review from Auditor Dave Yost after questions arose about the district's fund at the Medina County Schools' Educational Service Center.
The newspaper says superintendent Randy Stepp approved payments from the account that the district board and treasurer didn't have to approve.
Staff, wire reports