Articles from Canton Rep

US to revoke visas of Saudis implicated in killing of journalist

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration revoked the visas Tuesday of some Saudi officials implicated in the killing of writer Jamal Khashoggi in its first punitive measure against its longtime Middle East partner, as President Donald Trump denounced the kingdom for one of the “worst cover-ups in the history of cover-ups.”Shortly after Trump made the comment, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the administration was moving to revoke the visas of Saudi government and […]

Area deaths for Oct. 24

FINGER, Carolyn J., 91, of Massillon; call 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Paquelet.JEFFERS, Shirlee A., 84, of Miamisburg; call one hour before the service at 1 p.m. Friday at Waltner-Simchak in Canton.JOHNSON, Sally J., 73, of St. Clairsville; call 2 to 5 p.m. Friday at Beck-Altmeyer.KOCH, Roland Jr., 41, of Canton; call two hours before the service at 7 p.m. Friday at Waltner-Simchak. […]

6 kids dead, 12 sick in viral outbreak at NJ rehab center

HASKELL, N.J. — A severe viral outbreak at a rehabilitation center in New Jersey has left six children dead and 12 others sick.The state Health Department on Tuesday confirmed the 18 cases of adenovirus at the Wanaque (WAHN-a-cue) Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Haskell, about 30 miles northwest of New York City. The facility has been told it can’t admit any new patients until the outbreak ends.Adenoviruses usually just cause mild illnesses. But officials […]

Medications to be collected for drug take-back day

GREEN  The Summit County Sheriff Department will participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Saturday.Unused and unwanted medications can be dropped off from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fire Station No. 2, 393 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Road. The medications will be disposed of safely.The event is coordinated by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.