City man arrested
for shooting gun
STEUBENVILLE –James Snyder, 32, of 2237 Sunset Blvd. was arrested late Saturday afternoon on several charges after City Police said he was firing a gun into the backyard of the residence.
Police were called around 5:38 p.m. Saturday about shots fired near the residence. Officers reported Snyder was shooting a gun from the back porch of the house towards the backyard.
Snyder was charged with discharging a firearm within city limits, tampering with evidence, using a weapon while intoxicated, possession of drug paraphernalia and a bench warrant out of municipal court.
He was being held without bond at the county jail.
Woman arrested after son shoots sister
HAYESVILLE — A woman whose 8-year-old son shot his 4-year-old sister has been arrested.
The Mansfield News-Journal reports the Ashland County Sheriff’s Office has said the girl was shot multiple times Saturday afternoon at a home in Hayesville, about 70 miles southwest of Cleveland.
The girl was flown to a hospital in Cleveland, where she’s listed in stable condition.
Both children have been placed in the custody of the county.
Mike Tyson’s former home becoming church
WARREN — A garishly appointed Ohio mansion that heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson once called home and subsequently fell into disrepair is being converted into a house of worship.
The Living Word Sanctuary Church has been cleaning up the property in Trumbull County’s Southington Township, roughly 45 miles southeast of Cleveland, since the 25,000-square-foot mansion was donated to the church several years ago.
The mansion is a considerable step up; the church has been holding services at a YMCA. The sanctuary the church hopes to have ready by year’s end is an area where Tyson and his guests splashed in an indoor pool. A four-bay garage is being turned into youth classrooms and a nursery. Tall steel cages where Tyson kept four tigers have been dismantled for a pavilion.
From staff and wire reports