December 23, 2014

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Browns far from perfect in loss to Patriots

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Perfection was the theme Sunday at Gillette Stadium. The Patriots’ quest for a 16-0 regular season remains a possibility, even if it is a long shot. The Browns’ attempt at playing a flawless game and pulling an upset went by the wayside less than 12 minutes in. Such is the state of Read More…

Browns notes: Lewis out after just one play

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — For the first month of the season the Browns avoided the injury bug that has dogged them for years. The good fortune came to an abrupt end Sunday. On Cleveland’s first offensive play, running back Jamal Lewis injured his right foot. He rushed for 11 yards on the play, but left the Read More…

Browns stop Patriots’ Moss, nobody else

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The Browns kept Randy Moss out of the end zone, limited him to a season-low three catches for 46 yards and pitched a shutout in the third quarter. The Patriots still scored 34 points. That’s how good their offense has become. “They have more weapons than the Colts,” Browns linebacker Willie McGinest Read More…

Browns extras: Patriots dominate matchup battles

PLAYER OF THE GAME Junior Seau, Patriots linebacker For 12 years Browns linebacker Willie McGinest wore No. 55 for the Patriots. After he was unceremoniously let go, the Patriots signed Seau and gave him McGinest’s old number — and that didn’t sit well with McGinest. Seau did the number proud Sunday with a pair of Read More…

Elyria’s Connolly joins drag racing elite with fifth straight win

DINWIDDIE, Va. — Elyrian Dave Connolly is only 24 years old and in just his sixth season of national drag racing competition and he already has etched his name in the record books alongside the legends of the sport. The Elyria High grad won his fifth consecutive National Hot Rod Association Pro Stock race Sunday Read More…

Brown criticizes Bush at Lorain meeting

LORAIN — A crowd of 300 people involved in Reclaim Lorain cheered Sunday as U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown slammed President George W. Bush’s veto of expanding children’s health insurance at the same time the nation is spending  roughly $2 billion a week in Iraq. “We’re going to try to override the veto in a week Read More…

Police investigate Elyria break-ins

ELYRIA — Police are investigating four break-ins reported over the weekend, including the theft of two guns that had been hidden under a mattress at a home in the 200 block of Winckles Street. The resident noticed the guns were gone about 9 a.m. Saturday, according to a police report. Meanwhile, a burglar or burglars Read More…

High court to rule on sex offender residency case

CINCINNATI — One state appeals court has ruled that part of the Ohio law barring convicted sex offenders from living near schools is unconstitutional; another state appeals court has upheld the law. The Ohio Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday to resolve the conflict. The question is whether a law that prohibits sexually oriented offenders Read More…

Roundup: Oct.8

Wellington man, 23, injured in cycle crash CARLISLE TWP. — A 23-year-old Wellington man was flown by helicopter to MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland after his motorcycle went off the side of the road and crashed Sunday afternoon. Russell Hoban was thrown from his 1983 Honda Magnum motorcycle after losing control of the motorcycle, which Read More…

Ultrasound scanner helps detect hidden heart disease

MADISON, Wis. — What if your doctor could swipe a wand over your neck and reveal whether you have hidden heart disease? That is now possible in places other than the sickbay of the starship Enterprise. Miniature ultrasound machines are starting to make their way into ordinary doctors’ offices, where they may someday be as Read More…