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Murder jury trial begins

by Andrew Maciejewski - amaciejewski@h-ponline.com Kyle Randall died on the first day of 2018 after he was stabbed in the heart during a fight at a New Years Eve party on Canfield Street. Special prosecuting attorneys Karen Richardson and Adam Mildred described the

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Remaining prepared

ACTIVE SHOOTER SCENARIO: Huntington police and fire departments work together to extract a victim in an active shooter scenario at Huntington University on Aug. 16.

by James Ehle - jehle@chronicle-tribune.com Police officers and firefighters in Huntington county underwent 16-hours of active shooter training on Thursday and Friday in an effort to rethink their approach to high-threat scenarios. Life-sized dummies spotted with f

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Parkview Heart Institute joins forces

Staff Report The Parkview Heart Institute is now an affiliate of the nation’s top-ranked heart program, the Cleveland Clinic Heart & Vascular Institute, according to a Wednesday press release. At a press conference Wednesday, Roy Robertson, MD, FACC, pres

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Burglar sentenced to 8 years

by Andrew Maciejewski - amaciejewski@h-ponline.com A suspect from a burglary on March 12 was convicted Monday after police say she and a Huntington man stole more than $1,000 worth of items from the home of an ailing woman. Amanda M. Craft, was sentenced to three y

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Former Markle firefighter's legacy lives on

FIREFIGHTER: A memorial fund in honor of Nate Mills, pictured here, has provided financial reimbursement to 23 Fort Wayne firefighters since 2015. The fund is expanding to include Huntington county’s Mt. Etna, Warren, Markle, and Poneto Volunteer Fire Departments.

by James Ehle - jehle@chronicle-tribune.com A special memorial fund which has provided more than $3,700 of financial reimbursement to Fort Wayne firefighters is expanding to volunteer fire departments in Huntington. The Nate Mills Memorial Firefighters’

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HCCSC addresses cyber security

by James Ehle - jehle@chronicle-tribune.com HCCSC is stepping up their cyber security after one email account was compromised, sending “hundreds of thousands of emails” from the school’s server. The school system was selected to participate in Tru

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Saving a sunken garden

FLOODWATERS: Eli Barret, a summer worker with the Parks and Recreation Department, checks on a pump which is drawing water from the flooded west end pond at Sunken Gardens on Aug. 14.

by James Ehle - jehle@chronicle-tribune.com The ponds in Sunken Gardens have been rising for months, and despite efforts to combat rising waters, they have yet to be fully contained. The Huntington Parks and Recreation Department is working double-duty to find the

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Heroin dealer gets 25 years

by Andrew Maciejewski - amaciejewski@h-ponline.com A Huntington man convicted of dealing heroin was sentenced on Tuesday to spend 20 years in jail and five years on probation, according to court records. Joshua Lee Trammel pleaded guilty to two Level 2 felony charg

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Easter burglary ends in conviction

by Andrew Maciejewski - amaciejewski@h-ponline.com A Huntington man who was arrested on Easter and charged with multiple felonies was sentenced to serve seven years in prison and three years on probation, according to a sentencing order. Benjamin Richard Eckert, la

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Free preschool spots still open

PRESCHOOL: Staff member Jen Horn plays with a child in the classroom at Pathfinders Kids Kampus in Huntington.

by James Ehle - jehle@chronicle-tribune.com Parents who qualify can receive up to 50 hours a week of free preschool and childcare at Pathfinder Kids Kampus in Huntington. Kids Kampus is a provider of On My Way Pre-K, which provides free preschool for 4-year-old chi

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