November 1, 2014

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Robber wants $4, waits while victim changes $10 bill

GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — A knife-wielding robber needed only $4, so he refused to take a $10 bill from his victim and waited while the man made change at a pizza parlor, police said Tuesday. He then took the $4 and ran off, only to be captured a few blocks away, police said. The suspect, Read More…

Officer posts nasty remarks on YouTube

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The city police department reassigned a patrol officer to a desk job Tuesday after she posted on YouTube a series of homemade videos disparaging blacks, Jews, Cubans and illegal immigrants. Officer Susan Purtee, 60, and her sister, Barbara Gordon-Bell, 52, made and distributed videos blaming those groups for problems in U.S. Read More…

Grade B flicks a hit on public access channel

OBERLIN — For those of you who were weaned on Super Host’s monster movies on Saturday afternoons, you may want to check out Channel 9 via Oberlin’s Cable Co-Op Inc. Tim Paxton, 45, Oberlin, grew up watching all those Saturday movies and also remembers the B-grade horror movies in black and white that aired at Read More…

Oberlin/Wellington police blotter: Aug. 29, 2007

Wellington police Monday, Aug. 20 6:26 p.m. — Depot and Prospect streets, vandalism to car and theft of $50. Thursday, Aug. 23 9:26 a.m. — 200 block of Kelly St., report of stolen generator. Friday, Aug. 24 6:54 p.m. — 500 block of Main St., Kyle M. Hallauer, 18, of Elyria, charged with operating a Read More…

Well-schooled neighbors save drowning toddler

Firefighter, 2 others revive boy who almost drowned in pond NORTH ROYALTON — A firefighter, a respiratory technician and a man who found a missing 2-year-old boy not breathing and floating face down in a neighborhood pond combined to revive the toddler, authorities said. The boy wandered away from his aunt’s house on Saturday. Neighbor Read More…

A turn for the better? Tribe pulls off triple play, gets big games from offense, Byrd

CLEVELAND — Fans in attendance at Jacobs Field were treated to a pair of rare sights Monday night. The first, an offensive explosion from the Indians, spearheaded an 8-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins in the opener of a three-game series with the defending Central Division champions. In the midst of their third straight win Read More…

Tribe notes: Dellucci wants chance to play again

CLEVELAND — After undergoing surgery on his left hamstring in June, outfielder David Dellucci pegged Aug. 20 — the date he would be eligible to leave the 60-day disabled list — as his deadline to return to the field. He’s had to temper that timeline a bit. “I just want to get back before the Read More…

Elyria, Midview boys soccer battle to 1-1 tie

ELYRIA — Soccer fans filled the parking lot at Pioneer Field to overflowing Monday afternoon to watch Elyria and Midview play a non-conference match. They got their money’s worth. The neighborhood rivals played to a 1-1 draw in a physical, nip-and-tuck game that was up for grabs until the frantic end. The Middies’ Derek Haney Read More…

Prep soccer roundup: Shoregals shut out Avon

AVON LAKE — Avon Lake’s Emmy Kundtz and Chris Wladecki each scored goals as the Shoregals shut out Avon 2-0 in non-conference girls soccer action on Monday. Kundtz and Laura Rickey each had an assist for the Shoregals (1-0-1). GOALS: (AL) Emmy Kundtz, Chris Wladecki. ASSISTS: (AL) Kundtz, Laura Rickey. SHOTS ON GOAL: Avon Lake Read More…

High school roundup: Rangers win volleyball opener

SHEFFIELD TWP.  — North Ridgeville’s Shannon Farley had 17 service points (one ace) as the Rangers defeated Clearview 25-22, 25-17, 25-20 in a non-conference volleyball season opener Monday. Hannah Carrick and Hannah Sedar had seven kills apiece for the Rangers, while Jackie Dickerson had 19 digs and Brit Borges had 16 assists. Molly Ciryak had Read More…