April 24, 2014

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Trade market looking bleak: Tribe Notes

DETROIT — The Indians will be looking in the days leading up to the July 31 trading deadline. Finding is the problem, as Indians manager Eric Wedge sees it. “What’s tricky is you look at what’s out there and it’s not a long list,” Wedge said. “(General manager) Mark (Shapiro) and I have talked about Read More…

The NBA’s BYC: Not as easy as ABC or 1, 2, 3

OK, listen up, class, today’s lesson is based around an NBA salary cap issue called “Base Year Compensation.” You may be hearing that term a lot over the next few weeks, because it applies to the Cavaliers’ Anderson Varejao and Sasha Pavlovic. I know this now, but I did not know it Wednesday afternoon when Read More…

Venus back to her old self

Howard Fendrich The Associated Press WIMBLEDON, England — Through all of those injuries and inconsistency, all of those early defeats at majors and dips in the rankings, Venus Williams clung to this thought: At her best, she’s as good as there is, particularly on a certain patch of grass. With a second consecutive close-to-perfect performance Read More…

Men plead not guilty to Lorain shooting

Police investigating link to other robberies ELYRIA — Three men arrested in connection with a June 21 robbery and shooting at a Lorain bar pleaded not guilty at their arraignments in county Common Pleas Court on Thursday Neil Simpson, 24, of Elyria, pleaded not guilty to aggravated robbery, felonious assault and having weapons under disability, Read More…

Doctor of hard knocks

Midview graduate patches up pro soccer players Midview High School graduate Dr. Michael Schaefer is tending the strained muscles, pulled hamstrings and bumps and bruises of soccer players on the Cleveland City Stars, the area’s newest pro sports franchise. Schaefer, 34, serves as one of the team doctors while enjoying the fast-moving games at Krenzler Read More…

Don’t let this deal pass you by

Charity needs help to keep its doors open LORAIN — Juan Pagan rubbed his hand against the freshly painted dresser. His daughter could sure use it, he said with a smile. “She’s 13, and she’ll love it. My 11-year-old will love that one,” he said, nodding toward another white dresser inside the nondescript warehouse off Read More…

‘Terrorist James Bond’ gets 10 years

London man ran Web sites to recruit al-Qaida bombers Craig Whitlock and Spencer Hsu The Washington Post LONDON — A 23-year-old Moroccan-born computer whiz who helped recruit suicide bombers for the al-Qaida in Iraq insurgent group was sentenced to 10 years in prison Thursday in the latest case to illustrate Britain’s struggles to contain the Read More…

Three dead in fireworks dispute

Police: Firefighter shoots neighbors during late-night Fourth of July party CLEVELAND — A man apparently angry that neighbors were shooting off fireworks after midnight shot three people to death early Thursday and wounded two others, police said. Terrance Hough Jr., an off-duty firefighter, opened fire on his neighbor’s home, killing two men and a woman Read More…

Family needs a new home

Nicole King’s rental house was destroyed by fire LORAIN — Single mother Nicole King and her five young children may find themselves homeless today unless they can come up with some money to stay in the hotel room where they’ve been living since a fire ravaged their West 22nd Street home Tuesday. “The Red Cross Read More…

Mallards missing

For 12 years, Glen Rehoreg cared for Daisy, a duck living behind a Griswold Road car wash. But now, the homeless Elyria man says the mallard and her 4-week-old ducklings have been kidnapped, and he and patrons of the nearby Joyful Mug Lounge want them back. For years, Daisy the duck had lived behind a Read More…