Monthly Archives: April 2017

Jacob announces candidacy for district judge

ST. MARYS — Magisterial District Judge Mark S. Jacob has announced his candidacy for re-election for District 59-3-03, which is comprised of the City of St. Marys and Fox, Jay and Benezette Townships.

Jacob will be running on both the Democrat and Republican tickets in the primary election on May 16.

Jacob is a lifelong resident of St. Marys and has practiced law in Pennsylvania since 1984. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in criminal justice administration, with honors, from Mansfield University and his Juris Doctor degree in law from Ohio Northern University, receiving the Dean’s Award. He served an internship working as a crime scene investigator in Rochester, N.Y., and later worked as a patrolman with the Canton Borough Police Department. He is finishing up his first term as magisterial district judge this year.

Jacob has extensive court experience, having participated in hundreds of hearings in the

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CSI meets biology class in State College program

Braden River High School biology teacher Jodie VanSeggern is crafty, her students say.

She knows how to teach complex scientific concepts using materials found in any desk drawer — a pair of scissors and paper cutouts are all she needs to teach students how to analyze DNA.

But on Friday, those scissors and paper cutouts were replaced with thousands of dollars worth of equipment, a college-level laboratory and a crime scene investigation.

The State College of Florida’s Biotechnology Outreach Program brought two groups of Braden River biology students to SCF’s science labs for a daylong workshop, where students analyzed DNA and solved a fictional crime.

“It’s really nice for them to see a real operating lab and to actually get to do the things that we talked and studied about,” VanSeggern said. “We do labs, but this is different, getting to do what real scientists do.”

The program is a

Read more at: http://www.bradenton.com/news/local/education/article147592654.html

ISP detectives investigating death of infant | Local News …

BAINBRIDGE — Indiana State Police detectives from the Putnamville Post are currently investigating the death of a three-month-old infant in the town of Bainbridge. 

Preliminary investigation revealed that at 5:50 a.m. April 27, Putnam County 911 Dispatch received a call from the infant’s father reporting his unresponsive son at their Main Street home. The father attempted medical aid until arrival of emergency services, with the infant then being transported to Hendricks Regional Health, where the infant was later pronounced deceased.

Later that evening, an autopsy was conducted at Hendricks Regional Health and early indications are the infant may have been the victim of an unsafe sleeping environment with a parent. However, the investigation is still underway with full autopsy results expected in six to eight weeks. 

The lead investigator is ISP Detective Don Curtis. Assisting were ISP Detective Sergeant Sam Stearley, ISP Crime Scene Investigator Sergeant Jim Cody, Indiana

Read more at: http://www.journalreview.com/news/local/article_8a5039b0-2c94-11e7-b00b-eb5733d9c85b.html

ISP detectives investigating death of infant

BAINBRIDGE — Indiana State Police detectives from the Putnamville Post are currently investigating the death of a three-month-old infant in the town of Bainbridge. 

Preliminary investigation revealed that at 5:50 a.m. April 27, Putnam County 911 Dispatch received a call from the infant’s father reporting his unresponsive son at their Main Street home. The father attempted medical aid until arrival of emergency services, with the infant then being transported to Hendricks Regional Health, where the infant was later pronounced deceased.

Later that evening, an autopsy was conducted at Hendricks Regional Health and early indications are the infant may have been the victim of an unsafe sleeping environment with a parent. However, the investigation is still underway with full autopsy results expected in six to eight weeks. 

The lead investigator is ISP Detective Don Curtis. Assisting were ISP Detective Sergeant Sam Stearley, ISP Crime Scene Investigator Sergeant Jim Cody, Indiana

Read more at: http://www.journalreview.com/news/local/article_8a5039b0-2c94-11e7-b00b-eb5733d9c85b.html

Police investigating death of infant in Bainbridge

The death of a 3-month-old child in Putnam County could be linked to co-sleeping with an adult.

Indiana State Police at Putnamville are investigating the death in Bainbridge, a small town on U.S. 36 in northern Putnam County.

According to an ISP news release, Putnam County 911 Dispatch received a call about 5:50 a.m. Thursday from the infant’s father reporting his unresponsive son at their Main Street home. The father attempted medical aid until arrival of emergency services. The infant was taken to Hendricks Regional Health in Danville, where the infant was later pronounced dead.

Later that evening, an autopsy was conducted at Hendricks Regional Health. Early indications are the infant may have been the victim of an unsafe sleeping environment with a parent. However, the investigation continues with full autopsy results expected in six to eight weeks.

The lead investigator is ISP Detective Don Curtis. Assisting were ISP Detective Sergeant Sam Stearley, ISP

Read more at: http://www.tribstar.com/news/police-investigating-death-of-infant-in-bainbridge/article_eeeae968-2c28-11e7-96c9-57694a81f3a5.html

ISP detectives investigating the death of infant

BAINBRIDGE — Indiana State Police detectives from the Putnamville Post are currently investigating the death of a three-month-old infant in the town of Bainbridge.

Preliminary investigation revealed that at 5:50 a.m. April 27, Putnam County 911 Dispatch received a call from the infant’s father reporting his unresponsive son at their Main Street home. The father attempted medical aid until arrival of emergency services, with the infant then being transported to Hendricks Regional Health, where the infant was later pronounced deceased.

Later that evening, an autopsy was conducted at Hendricks Regional Health and early indications are the infant may have been the victim of an unsafe sleeping environment with a parent. However, the investigation is still underway with full autopsy results expected in six to eight weeks.

The lead investigator is ISP Detective Don Curtis. Assisting were ISP Detective Sergeant Sam Stearley, ISP Crime Scene Investigator Sergeant Jim Cody, Indiana Department of Child Services

Read more at: http://www.journalreview.com/news/article_4c95480e-2c21-11e7-98fb-6786c3f94246.html

Lawton Police Department gets new crime scene investigation van

Documents released by lawmakers show President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, was warned when he retired in 2014 not to take foreign money without “advance approval” by Pentagon…

Read more at: http://www.kswo.com/story/35271376/lawton-police-department-gets-new-crime-scene-investigation-van