October 25, 2014

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Browns notes: Ward’s late hit still angers Holly

BEREA — Browns cornerback Daven Holly hasn’t forgiven Steelers receiver Hines Ward for a late blindside block Sunday that drew a 15-yard penalty and left Holly with a concussion. “I definitely have to think that was a heinous act by him,” Holly said Friday. “When you hit a man in his back when he’s not Read More…

Washington out for respect against Ohio State

SEATTLE — What’s impressed Washington offensive coordinator Tim Lappano most about Huskies quarterback Jake Locker is the redshirt freshman’s ability to handle adversity and learn from mistakes. Locker should expect more chances to deal with trouble today. No. 10 Ohio State will bring the nation’s top-ranked defense into Husky Stadium, which is expected to be Read More…

Prep soccer notes: Rockets loving new artificial turf

Anyone who has seen soccer at Bay’s Memorial Stadium in recent years knows that after about a month, the condition of the playing surface is abominable. Scores of varsity, JV and youth football games, plus boys and girls varsity, JV and youth soccer matches are played on it in a short period of time. The Read More…

Tiger takes control with 28 on front nine

ATLANTA — Tiger Woods wasn’t even paying attention to his score. No one else could ignore it. It was an incredible stretch of golf that lasted just over an hour under heavy clouds and the threat of storms, but those six holes Friday at the Tour Championship changed everything. Woods ran off five straight birdies, Read More…

Suspect in tot’s death pleads not guilty

LORAIN — A Cleveland man accused of killing his girlfriend’s 2-year-old son pleaded not guilty to murder charges Friday in Lorain Municipal Court. Damien Hiley, 21, was issued a $1 million bond when he appeared before Judge Mark Mihok during a short arraignment. He was taken in handcuffs back to the county jail. Hiley Hiley Read More…

Officials: Child abuse preventable

Jayden Davidson, Zyairre Pasenow and Nicolas Shaw, three young children from Lorain County, all died from what police say were horrific acts of child abuse. But their extreme cases only skim the surface of child abuse in the community. AVOIDING ABUSE Stressed out? Wondering what to do? It does happen. Caring for children is sometimes Read More…

Exotic animals on the block at auction

MOUNT HOPE — If the typical house pets have lost some appeal, the exotic animal and bird auction this weekend in Mount Hope could be your ticket to owning the animal of your jungle dreams. The Mount Hope Auction hosts the event three times a year, and it is one of the only places in Read More…

Crash leaves car ablaze; Lorain man dead

LORAIN — Police suspect a medical problem caused a 70-year-old Lorain man to lose control of his car on the Henderson Bridge, resulting in a fiery collision with a pickup. The name of the victim, who was pronounced dead at the scene, was being withheld pending notification of his family, Lorain police said. JASON MILLER/CHRONICLE Read More…

Deputies: Gangs active in county

Take the word of the cops who know: Gangs are alive and thriving in Lorain County. That’s the news that was delivered Friday at the first Hate Free Lorain County Conference sponsored by the Elyria YWCA. Almost as soon as attendees breathed a sigh of relief at the declaration made by U.S. Attorney Greg White Read More…

Nagel Road interchange vote on hold

CLEVELAND — Despite a consultant’s report that says a proposed new Interstate 90 interchange in Avon won’t have a significant impact on development in the region, Elyria Mayor Bill Grace continues to oppose the interchange plan. “The clear losers in this scenario are the city of Elyria, which I represent,” Grace said. “I would also Read More…