December 18, 2014

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Elyria police dogs get some extra protection

ELYRIA — You hope you never need it, but it’s always good to have it. That’s about the gist of Elyria police Officer Rick Walker’s feelings about the new bulletproof vest that his police dog, Stuka, will have access to, thanks to a donation from a telecommunications giant. CARL SULLENBERGER / CHRONICLE Officer Rick Walker Read More…

Four tickets win big in Mega Millions

But none of the winning tickets was sold in Ohio Read More…

Craig resigns; successor to be named

BOISE, Idaho — After a week filled with scandalous headlines and ribald late-night TV humor at the expense of one of their own, Republican leaders got what they wanted Saturday: The resignation of Idaho Sen. Larry Craig. AP Idaho Sen. Larry Craig announces his resignation from the U.S. Senate in downtown Boise. “Senator Craig made Read More…

Dan Coughlin: Big Blue blows a sure thing

Appalachian State gave a bad name to small football programs everywhere. The Mountaineers from Boone, N.C., took the money and ran. It wasn’t supposed to work that way. After this, anybody would be crazy to schedule Appalachian State. Appalachian State was brought up to Ann Arbor for a payday. These early season cupcakes pocket as Read More…

Savage says Romeo not on hot seat; Browns make cuts

BEREA — Phil Savage isn’t bouncing around chat rooms or calling into talk radio. He’s not standing around the water cooler or bellying up to the bar. While coach Romeo Crennel’s job security is a hot topic wherever Browns fans congregate, the general manager insisted Saturday it’s not an issue where it matters most. “There Read More…

Labor Day closings

Government offices at the city, county, state and federal levels will be closed Monday in observance of Labor Day. The exception will be safety services such as police and fire departments, which will be on duty as usual. Schools will be closed, with classes resuming Tuesday. Post offices, E-check emission stations and banking institutions will Read More…

Police briefs: Sept. 2

Police suspect gun wound self-inflicted ELYRIA — Elyria police said it appeared a woman shot herself when she suffered a gunshot wound Saturday evening in the parking lot of a Clark Street building. Police were called to the parking lot of the two-story building at the corner of Clark and Prospect streets just after 8 Read More…

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A Case study in poor starts: Spartans deliver blow to Oberlin hopes

OBERLIN — The most promising season in more than 30 years got off to a very unpromising beginning for Oberlin on Saturday. The Yeomen, despite having their entire starting offense returning (although two regulars from 2006 did not play), could come up with only 181 yards of total offense and one touchdown in a   Read More…

Odds against death sentence for Cutts Jr.

COLUMBUS — The odds are against a death sentence for a police officer charged with killing his pregnant girlfriend and her unborn daughter, records show. Only one in every 10 offenders charged in Stark County with a capital crime has received a sentence of death since 1981, when the state’s capital punishment law took effect, Read More…