It was less than one minute into the ceremony when my lip began to quiver. I didn't even make it to the first introduction listed in the program.


A Columbus man was sentenced to five years in prison Friday in Madison County Common Pleas Court for burglarizing a Plain City home with the assistance of his two sons. Assistant county prosecutor Nick Adkins said Thomas has a considerable criminal history, and has led his two 18-year-old sons into the same lifestyle.


The Police Wives of Ohio donated cruiser care kits and other items to the Madison County Sheriff's Department and other agencies Friday, as part of National Police Week. From left, member Anna Short, Deputy Roberta Braithwaite, Deputy Anna Bingman and member Destiny Venrick.


A London man was sentenced to four years in prison Thursday for two separate incidents of breaking into homes and trying to steal medication and other items. Brian Harris, 36, of London, pleaded guilty to two separate charges of burglary in Madison County Common Pleas Court.


Left, Doug Duvaul, ministry leader of Celebrate Recovery of Grove City, hugs Steve Gumm, local businessman and recovering addict. Duvaul had numerous pieces of literature available to visitors to the open house of the London Recovery Project held Wednesday evening.


Komen Columbus presents a check for $74,605 to the Madison Health Foundation for breast care services in Madison County. From left are: Ruth Roddy, RN, breast care specialist; Kelly Snyder, executive director of the Madison Health Foundation; and Julie McMahon, Komen Columbus.


San Diego Police Department K-9 Sgt. Mike Pidgeon, center, presents a plaque to Fayette County Sheriff Vernon Stanforth, left, and London Police Chief David Wiseman, right.


The attorney who represented Madison County Commissioner Paul Gross in a 2012 defamation lawsuit against London resident Susan Dunham has filed his own lawsuit, claiming Gross owes him more than $85,000 in outstanding attorney fees. Recovery Funding LLC, representing Columbus-based Brunner Quinn law firm and attorney Rick Brunner, filed the suit Thursday in Franklin County Common Pleas Court.


Following is the real estate transactions from the Madison County Recorders Office for the week of April 28 through May 4. Russell T. Carn and Michelle P. Carn to Meyerdine LLC, Lot No. 58, Sheffield Commons, Section 2, in London, fee $338.


A Plain City man was sentenced Friday in Madison County Common Pleas Court after nearly a year-and-a-half on the lam. Joseph Yruegas, 28, pleaded guilty to a charge of breaking and entering Nov. 8, 2013, and did not appear for his sentencing hearing afterward.


EDITOR'S NOTE: The following individuals were arrested or cited by the London Police Department. They are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.


A West Jefferson man was sentenced to six months in prison in Madison County Common Pleas Court Thursday for reportedly growing marijuana in his backyard. Richard Brickey, 31, pleaded guilty to a single county of drug possession in March.


Casilyn Meadows holds her newborn, Ceanna Waggoner, at Madison Health in London, Ohio. Huggies set up royal birthing rooms that had red carpet, roses and crowns on the doors.


A Hilliard teen has confessed to police about robbing the BP in London April 7. About five suspects, including the boy who admitted to showing a pistol to the cashier, stole cigarettes. A Hilliard teen has confessed to police about robbing the BP in London April 7. About five suspects, including the boy who admitted to showing a pistol to the cashier, stole cigarettes.


The Madison County Board of Elections received 137 absentee voting requests, and has received 127 responses, according to Tim Ward, director. For an early voting ballot to count, it must have been postmarked by May 4. The number of early voting ballots are low, Ward noted.


EDITOR'S NOTE: The following individuals were arrested or cited by the Madison County Sheriff's Office. They are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.


Lisa D'Allessandris, left, Clark County's Emergency Management Agency director, and Roger Roberts, Madison County's EMA director, entered into an agreement with Madison County commissioners on Monday. Each county will aid each other should a disaster strike one or the other.