November 23, 2014

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Police blotter: Oct. 7

Elyria police Thursday, Oct. 5 9:14 a.m. – Elyria High School, a 17-year-old boy was charged with assault after a fight at school. 12:09 p.m. – 2400 block West River Road N., a wallet was reported missing. 2:16 p.m. – Midway Mall, Ronald R. Veals, 35, Elyria, charged with theft of blue jeans. 3:08 p.m. Read More…

Police roundup: Oct. 7

Man allegedly pulls out gun at bar LORAIN  — Jealousy over a dancing woman prompted a man to draw a gun and make threats to a customer at Biggy’s Pub on Oberlin Avenue about 2:25 a.m. Friday, according to a Lorain police report. Ricardo Harrison, 40, put a small chrome handgun against the neck of Read More…

Woman accused of drowning children considered hospital trip

CLEVELAND — A woman charged with drowning her two young daughters in a bathtub had been getting them ready to be dressed in case she had to be taken to a hospital, her aunt said.    The morning of their deaths, Amber Hill spoke with her mother on the phone about whether Hill needed to Read More…

Indians looking for sweep, but it won’t be easy

NEW YORK — The Indians’ road to a sweep in the American League Division Series runs through one of the toughest venues in baseball and one of the game’s greatest pitchers. Though Cleveland is in an ideal situation with a 2-0 series lead over New York, if the Indians want to end things tonight, they Read More…

Dan Coughlin: Indians have evolved into postseason contender

The Indians vs. the Yankees is one of the best story lines ever. It could be a book or a movie. The good guys usually prevail only in the movies. In “Major League” the good guys prevail over an evil owner. In “The Natural” the good guys prevail over an evil owner. In “The Indians Read More…

Troopers send drugs up in smoke

CLEVELAND — Inside a 3,500-degree furnace, it doesn’t take long for illegal drugs and other contraband to go up in smoke. Four times a year, a special agency at the State Highway Patrol burns confiscated drugs and guns at different steel mills across Ohio. The loot is kept in a room in Columbus until criminal Read More…

Local and state roundup: Oct. 7

County to offer flu shots next month Flu shot clinics will be open in Lorain County in November, according to the Lorain CountyGeneral Health District. 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 8, clinics will operate at New Russia Township Hall, 46268 Butternut Ridge Road; UAW Local 2000, 3151 Abbe Road, Sheffield Village; Nativity of the Read More…

Tribe notes: If there’s a Game 4, Byrd will get the start

CLEVELAND — If the Indians lose Game 3 of the division series tonight, manager Eric Wedge said he would not consider bringing C.C. Sabathia back on three days rest to replace Paul Byrd in Game 4 on Monday. “I wouldn’t consider that,” Wedge said during the team’s workout Saturday at Yankee Stadium. “I’ve never been Read More…

Language teachers in short supply

COLUMBUS — Officials at the city’s language immersion schools, which promote fluency by teaching entirely in a foreign language, say there aren’t enough teachers qualified to teach every subject in another language. Immersion experts said the problem dilutes the total-immersion school principles, and some parents want the school district to place limits on what roles Read More…

Prep football: Elyria Catholic rallies past VASJ, stays undefeated

EUCLID — Heart and character are words football coaches like to throw around when talking about their football teams. Add Elyria Catholic’s Ben Malbasa to that list and with good reason. The Panthers spotted a quick and dangerous Villa Angela-St. Joseph 21 unanswered points Saturday before coming from behind for a heart-pounding 42-35 North Coast Read More…