November 23, 2014

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Lorain armed robbery caught on security camera

LORAIN — Police are hoping video footage of a Saturday night robbery, in which a man accosted an off-duty, armored-car guard at gunpoint while snatching cash from a store, will lead to an arrest. And while detectives continue to try to identify the suspect, the guard said he feels fortunate just to be alive. “He Read More…

4 charged in Wis. homicide and abuse, missing Fla. toddler found in bizarre case

TODD RICHMOND Associated Press Writer      PORTAGE, Wis. (AP) — Three adults and a 15-year-old girl were charged Wednesday in connection with two shocking discoveries police made when they found a missing 2-year-old: a severely burned and blood-streaked 11-year-old boy, and the body of his mother, buried in the back yard.    The girl Read More…

Plan would give more special ed students voucher money

JOHN McCARTHY Associated Press Writer      COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Students in special education programs would be eligible for as much as $20,000 to find schools that fit their needs under a pilot voucher program proposed Wednesday by House Republicans.    Speaker Jon Husted, a suburban Dayton Republican, held a discussion with colleagues, special Read More…

Hitters have C.C.’s back – Indians 10, Phillies 6

Eight-run rally in sixth earns Sabathia 10th win CLEVELAND — C.C. Sabathia has done his job so well this season that the Indians’ offense decided to give him the night off Wednesday — figuratively speaking, of course. With Sabathia working one of his few mediocre outings of the year, Cleveland hit its way to a Read More…

Making moves – Tribe Notes

Dellucci to DL; Hernandez ousted CLEVELAND — The Indians made a pair of significant moves Wednesday, placing outfielder David Dellucci on the disabled list and designating relief pitcher Roberto Hernandez for assignment. Dellucci sustained a strained left hamstring while running to first base Tuesday in a 9-6 loss to the Phillies. The Indians were awaiting Read More…

NFL should show Pacman, posse the door permanently

Tim Dahlberg Associated Press You know you’re a big-time athlete when you’ve got a posse to do your dirty work for you. As posses go, Pacman Jones has a pretty good one, full of guys equally adept at picking up dollar bills showered on the strip club stage as they are trading shots with whoever Read More…

CCC’s Horton coming to EC

When longtime wrestling coach John McNulty retired after last season, Elyria Catholic didn’t have to go far to find an able replacement. The Panthers introduced Kent Horton as their coach Wednesday afternoon. Horton coached for eight years at Cleveland Central Catholic — a North Coast League rival of Elyria Catholic — and had already turned Read More…

Campbell picks OSU

Jesse Campbell didn’t have any reason to believe he’d be anywhere but Cleveland State this fall, but Ohio State gave him a couple of good ones after the Black River heavyweight captured the Division III state wrestling championship in March. Campbell, who had said throughout his senior season that he had the Vikings at the Read More…

Rosie Brest

Rosie Brest (nee Santoro), 93, of Lorain, died Tuesday, June 19, 2007 at her residence, following an extended illness. She was born in Bellevue on November 30, 1913. As a youth she attended Immaculate Conception Parochial School in Bellevue and went on to attend the Bellevue Public Schools following her graduation from Immaculate Conception. Athletics Read More…

Annie J. Carey

Annie J. "Ann" Carey (nee Holcomb), 67, of Elyria, died Friday, June 15, 2007 of natural causes. Born in Camden, AR, Mrs. Carey attended the Arkansas school system, graduating, and coming to Elyria in 1966. A member of Mt. Nebo Primitive Baptist Church, Mrs. Carey was a church mother, a member of the kitchen committee Read More…