December 22, 2014

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Tribe has one shot left

BOSTON — Are the Indians headed for the latest Cleveland collapse?It sure looks that way after the Red Sox took the wood to them in Game 6 of the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park on Saturday night. AP Boston Red Sox right fielder J.D. Drew (center) is congratulated by Julian Tavarez (51) after Read More…

Pastor’s wife killed; pastor shot in face

BRIGHTON TWP. — A preacher and his wife were cut down by gunfire Saturday night at a Peck Wadsworth Road home west of state Route 511, leaving one dead and one fighting to stay alive. Sue Petric, 43, died before police arrived at the scene. She was shot once in the arm and once in Read More…

Part-time Wakeman officer awaits fate

WAKEMAN — A part-time Wakeman police officer may have to turn in his badge next month when he is sentenced for having sex in a park bathroom. Dan Deusenberry, 35, of Strongsville, pleaded no contest to two counts of public indecency in Berea Municipal Court. A third count was dismissed, according to court records. Deusenberry Read More…

Internet contact usually first step toward teacher abuse

Local case followed typical pattern in teacher-student sex case Read More…

Men arrested for attempted break-in at cafe

ELYRIA — Two men who police say botched a restaurant break-in shortly after midnight Saturday quickly found themselves behind bars. According to an Elyria police report, Mark Zuckerman and Bruce Brown, both 42, of Elyria, planned to burglarize the Lowell Street Café but were instead rounded up by police patrolling nearby. After a tipster reported Read More…

Blotter: Oct. 21

Elyria police Thursday, Oct. 18 7 p.m. – 700 block Middle Ave., lost cell phone. Friday, Oct. 19 6 a.m. – 100 block Harvard Ave., a computer bag was stolen from a truck, and a prescription bottle belonging to a suspect was found. 7:30 a.m. – Eastgate School, a window was broken in the teachers’ Read More…

Nice digs: Downtown Elyria living in style

As it turns out, there’s no game plan and no hard-and-fast solution to creating exquisite style. “I never shop to look for something,” said Elyria attorney Marilu Laubenthal. “I just shop to shop, and if something strikes my fancy and I can afford to buy it, I buy it.” STEVE MANHEIM/CHRONICLE Marilu Laubenthal in the Read More…

From E.C. to D.C., Voinovich’s Three D’s a big hit

ELYRIA — Say this, three times fast: Dora, Doug, Dana. If they all show up at once, you’re either sitting in on a staff meeting at Ohio Sen. George Voinovich’s office, or you’re at an Elyria Catholic High School alumni gathering. Either way, you’re in for some interesting political chitchat.  Dziak Dora, Doug and Dana Read More…

Districts continue charging for all-day kindergarten

UNIONTOWN — Parents in some school districts have complained that despite an opinion by Ohio’s attorney general that school districts can’t charge parents for all-day kindergarten, the tuition bills keep coming. The school districts say that until the opinion, which is not legally binding, is clarified by lawmakers or the state department of education, they’ll Read More…

Internet photo of shooter corpse was taken by policeman

CLEVELAND — A photo posted on the Internet showing the bloodied, lifeless body of a teenage gunman was taken by a police officer at the high school where the boy shot four people and then killed himself, a city official said. Patrolman Walter Emerick, who responded to the Oct. 10 shooting at SuccessTech Academy, admitted Read More…