August 27, 2014

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Baby killing suspect caught

Kevin Kimbrough arrested on separate charges Mother isolates herself after boy’s death Adam Wright, Lisa Roberson and Shawn Foucher The Chronicle-Telegram LORAIN — After almost 24 hours hunting for Kevin Kimbrough — the Lorain man wanted for questioning in the death of an 8-month-old child — Lorain police finally received the tip they needed. Detectives Read More…

Police arrest three in Lorain robbery

Police investigate possible links to three other crimes, including murder LORAIN — Three men arrested Wednesday in connection with a June 21 robbery and shooting at a Lorain bar may be responsible for three other armed robberies in Lorain, one of which resulted in the shooting death of a pizzeria owner, police said. The three Read More…

Ohio passes sweeping health plan

One ‘no’ vote to budget that extends insurance to thousands of children Julie Carr Smyth The Associated Press COLUMBUS — The final tally Wednesday on the $52.3 billion state budget wasn’t the only thing about it that was nearly universal. So was the health insurance coverage it will extend to Ohio children. Though the Republican-controlled Read More…

Condemned Texas man dies without delivering promised punch line

MICHAEL GRACZYK Associated Press Writer    HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Condemned prisoner Patrick Knight was executed Tuesday evening for the deaths of an Amarillo-area couple without delivering on a promise to tell a joke in his final statement.    Patrick Knight has been soliciting jokes in the mail and on a Web site, sometimes receiving Read More…

Family of girl whose feet were severed in amusement park accident says she’s stable

BRETT BARROUQUERE Associated Press Writer      LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A 13-year-old girl whose feet were severed in an accident on an amusement park ride is in stable condition in a Nashville, Tenn., hospital, her family said in a written statement Tuesday.    Kaitlyn Lasitter, whose name had not previously been released by officials, Read More…

iFrenzy: Local buzz builds

But not everyone believes the hype for Apple’s iPhone ELYRIA — Hype over the release of Apple’s iPhone has reached a boiling point, but there still isn’t a phone in sight, and there won’t be until 6 p.m. Friday. “Very few people have seen or held the device, and that is by design,” said Mark Read More…