September 22, 2014

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Berta Mae Redwine

Berta Mae Redwine, 91, of Wellington, formerly of Crossville, TN, died Thursday, August 1, 2007 at the Elms Nursing Home after a long illness. Berta was born March 20, 1916 in Crab Orchard, TN. She worked as a seamstress at the Cattoosa Knitting Mill for 25 years. She enjoyed telling stories of how she assembled Read More…

Avryl I. Taylor

Avryl I. (Abbie) Taylor, 82, of Norwalk, died early Thursday morning, August 2, 2007 in Fisher-Titus Medical Center.  She was born August 30, 1924 in Steubenville, to the late Glenn and Edith (Griffith) Price. She graduated from Warren Harding High School in 1942. She assisted her husband during his 42 years of Dental practice and Read More…

Teen who murdered father to get psychiatric treatment

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A 13-year-old girl accused of fatally shooting her father, allegedly after years of sexual abuse, will be moved to a psychiatric hospital for treatment under a judge’s orders on Thursday. The girl has told investigators she used a 12-gauge shotgun to shoot Matthew Booth of Elizabeth Township in the face. Booth, 34, Read More…

`Last night, we risked everything,” Minneapolis firefighter says

By Erika Hayasaki and Stephanie Simon   Los Angeles Times   MINNEAPOLIS — The river was slick with gasoline, dirty and dark. Raul Ramos dived in. There was a car underwater, a woman in the driver’s seat. Ramos could see rough chunks of concrete and a tangle of metal rods jutting up at odd angles, Read More…

Commuter says bridge erupted before his eyes

  MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — It was 5:40 p.m. when Melissa Hughes wrapped up work at the warehouse she manages. She piloted her red Ford Escort through the streets that lead to I-35W, eager to get home and see her 3-month-old daughter. About the same time, 10-year-old Kaleigh Swift settled into a seat in the ninth Read More…

Video shows bridge collapse took four seconds

By Jon Hilkevitch Chicago Tribune MINNEAPOLIS — It will take months to identify hidden defects suspected in the catastrophic collapse of Minnesota’s busiest bridge, but the emergence Thursday of a dramatic security video and a computerized model of the span ultimately “will tell us where the failure began,” the leader of the investigation said. The Read More…

Lorain will go without mayor

LORAIN — It looks like Lorain will have to go on without a mayor after all — at least for five days.Lorain Law Director Mark Provenza said Wednesday that the threat of a possible lawsuit against the city kept him from submitting a legal opinion that would allow Council President Ken Shawver to be acting Read More…

Grafton man struck by train dies

GRAFTON — A Grafton man who walked outside to look for his girlfriend and ended up being struck by a train died Tuesday night from his injuries, police said. Police say Joel Uebbing, 26, died shortly after 11 p.m. Tuesday at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, where he was flown after the accident. He had Read More…

Browns camp lowdown

WHAT HAPPENED: The Browns fought through two practices in stifling heat. League officials were in camp to officiate practice and update the team on new rules. UH-O: Defensive end Orpheus Roye will likely miss at least the preseason following arthroscopic knee surgery today to have cartilage cleaned out. Roye, 34, has battled knee injuries for Read More…

Formerly cooped chickens get sanctuary

LORAIN — Animal welfare activists said the 38 roosters that were part of an alleged cockfighting ring in Sheffield Township made a pathetic sight Wednesday as they were moved to a Ravenna animal sanctuary. They were without the red, frilly combs that normally adorn the tops of their heads — they instead were reduced to Read More…