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09/25/2016 05:28 AM
UK police arrest man in hacking of Pippa Middleton's phone

London police say they have arrested a 35-year-old man suspected of hacking the iCloud account of Pippa Middleton, the younger sister of the Duchess of Cambridge, and stealing 3,000 photographs. The Sun newspaper said Saturday it was contacted by a purported hacker seeking to sell the images for a minimum of 50,000 pounds .


09/24/2016 03:26 PM
Jeremy Corbyn re-elected leader of divided UK Labour Party

Veteran socialist Jeremy Corbyn was re-elected head of Britain's Labour Party on Saturday, defeating a challenge to his year-old leadership to the delight of his grass-roots supporters and the despair of party centrists, who fear he will lead Labour into the political wilderness. Corbyn won almost 62 percent of the more than 500,000 votes cast by Labour members and supporters.


09/24/2016 11:24 AM
London arsonist gets six years -

Jackie Edwards, 58, of London, pleaded guilty to a second-degree felony charge of aggravated arson Friday in Madison County Common Pleas Court. After he is released from prison, Edwards will have three years of community control.


09/22/2016 03:54 PM
Five finalists for county administrator

The candidates are among 16 individuals who applied for the newly created position, according to information The Press received in response to a public records request. Phillip L. Hill, of Hilliard, an associate director for The Ohio State University, overseeing data acquisition and integrity for university advancement.


09/22/2016 03:01 AM
Celebrating Ohio agriculture at the Farm Science Review

Scenes from the first day of the Farm Science Review - clockwise, from left: Dr. Michael Drake, president of The Ohio State University, speaks to a group of stakeholders during an afternoon luncheon; spectators fill the streets of the Molly Caren Agricultural Center; below, a shuttle takes attendees to the demonstration area north of the main exhibit space. The first day of the Farm Science Review was a day of celebration for Ohio State University leaders and stakeholders.


09/21/2016 11:06 PM
Meet the candidates Monday

A meet the candidates forum is set for 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Madison County Senior Citizens Center, 280 W. High St., London. Candidates in contested races for county commissioner, county engineer, state representative and state senator have been invited to answer questions.


09/21/2016 07:07 PM
Our Town: Stories from London premieres Thursday

It's official -- London and Londoners will step out on a PBS-TV affiliate broadcast Thursday at 8 p.m. Erie, Pa., PBS affiliate WQLN TV 54 premieres it original documentary Our Town: Stories from London on Thursday night, It is billed as a video scrapbook of the people, places, and happenings of London, Ontario, and the seventh installment in WQLN's Our Town series. Among those set for starring roles are such Londoners as the McIntosh Gallery's James Patten, and London historian Catherine McEwen who relates the great days of tobogganing in the Forest city.


09/21/2016 03:05 PM
Florida man charged in crash that killed four Ohio softball players

Florida officials have charged a driver whose pickup truck crashed into a minivan of central Ohio softball players, killing four of them, with vehicular homicide. Cody Shirah, 21, of Panama City, was charged on Tuesday with four felony counts of vehicular homicide and four felony counts of driving without a license and causing death or serious injury, according to Bay County court records.


09/21/2016 10:29 AM
Mt. Sterling woman pleads guilty to theft from family

A Mount Sterling woman accused of stealing from her family pleaded guilty to felony theft charges in Madison County Common Pleas Court on Monday. Connie Lane, 31, is charged with two fifth-degree felony counts of theft, one count involving unauthorized use of a credit card and the other involving theft from an elderly victim.


09/20/2016 10:27 AM
Commissioners proclaim September a Recovery Montha - 9:00 am updated:

London Recovery Project and Madison County Commissioners pose for photo after meeting Monday morning. From left are front row: Sharon Moltz, Jean Perry, Patty Abbott and Dale McNeal; second row: Greta H. Mayer, CEO of Mental Health and Recovery Board, Commissioner Paul Gross, Kevin Scarberry, Commissioner Mark Forrest, Commissioner David Dhume and Matt Miller.


09/20/2016 10:27 AM
Junior Achievement seeks volunteers for 2016-2017 classes - 9:00 am updated:

Now that school is back in session, Junior Achievement of Mad River Region is ready to meet with volunteers in the Madison County area to prepare them to teach Junior Achievement programs, according to a news release. Junior Achievement programs currently reach more than 650 kindergarten through high school students each year in the London and West Jefferson areas, focusing on entrepreneurship, financial literacy, and work readiness.


09/19/2016 08:24 PM
London man hurt in Florida accident -

A London man was injured in a crash in Florida over the weekend. The lives of three other men have been claimed as a result of the crash.


09/19/2016 05:51 AM
Nick Zachrich Promoted To Manager Of The Farm Science Review

The Farm Science Review got its new manager in the Nick of time. Nick Zachrich began his new position Sept.


09/17/2016 03:03 PM
Stripes and sparkles at day 2 of London Fashion Week

Summer may be well and truly over in London - but the fashion crowd is already looking forward to what's hot next spring. Jasper Conran, Julien Macdonald and Emilia Wickstead were among the labels showcasing their new season collections on the second day of London Fashion Week, which was also expected to see Versus by Versace return to the event.


09/17/2016 11:06 AM
London parks getting upgrades - 9:00 am updated:

Several London recreational facilities are slated for upgrades with a $20,000 NatureWorks grant from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. On Thursday, London City Council voted to use half the money to resurface basketball courts at both Merri-Mac and Park Avenue parks, as well as the Park Avenue skate park.