December 20, 2014

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Plugs may be pulled on gaming today

It was standing-room only Wednesday at the Thrill of Skill in Amherst, where gamers were squeezing in what could be their last chance to play video gaming machines like Tic Tac Fruit in their own state. That’s because it soon will be a first-degree misdemeanor punishable by up to six months in jail and up Read More…

Elyria man indicted for abuse

Prosecutor: Injuries to 9 1/2-week-old infant were deliberate Read More…

Fires came close — too close for their comfort

My sister and her neighbors were roughly 10 feet from having another very bad day. That’s how close the San Diego wildfires came to the suburban Rancho Bernardo condominiums where my sister, Kristina, lives. At about 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, she answered her phone as she was walking in the door to her place — the Read More…

Avon Lake to target skin cancer

Study says melanoma levels in city exceeded expectations Read More…

CHP to end partnership at Elyria cancer center

ELYRIA — CHP Regional Medical Center has severed its five-year relationship with University Hospitals of Cleveland to jointly operate the Ireland Cancer Center on Schadden Road. CHP spokesman Patrick Crowley insisted the move has nothing to do with tentative plans CHP has to build a new hospital, which would be called St. Mary’s Community Hospital, Read More…

Blotter: Oct. 25

Lorain police Tuesday, Oct. 23 5 p.m. – 3700 block Omaha Ave., a saw and nail gun stolen. 5:30 p.m. – 3800 block Globe Ave., Francisco Smith, 34, Lorain, charged with assault, theft, menacing and unlawful restraint. 8:20 p.m. – 1200 block Pennsylvania Ave., motorcycle stolen. 8:44 p.m. – 3500 block Sterling Road, woman tried Read More…

Roundup: Oct. 25

Elyria man pleads not guilty to arson ELYRIA —  An Elyria man accused of setting a Wilkes Villa apartment on fire and dousing himself in lighter fluid during an argument with his ex-girlfriend has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity. Kenneth Kimbrough, 24, is charged with aggravated arson, obstructing official business and domestic violence Read More…

Beantown beatdown: Red Sox down Rockies 13-1 to win World Series Game 1

BOSTON — Josh Beckett, Dustin Pedroia and the Boston Red Sox were revved up and ready. Not so the Colorado Rockies, who showed up in Beantown looking rusty not rested. Back in the World Series with no Bambino’s curse to worry about, the Red Sox flattened the Rockies 13-1 in Wednesday night’s opener. Beckett got Read More…

Shapiro says Indians proud of 2007, looking to grow next season

CLEVELAND — When Indians general manager Mark Shapiro looks back on the 2007 season, he won’t focus on its negative ending — not when there are so many positives to choose from. “You’re disappointed and you feel some sense of bitterness,” said Shapiro, whose team owned a 3-1 ALCS advantage over Boston with a chance Read More…

Indians release 2008 schedule

CLEVELAND — The Indians have released their 2008 regular season schedule, one that begins March 31, against the Chicago White Sox at Jacobs Field. It marks the earliest home start to a season in club history and the first time the Indians have opened the season in front of their hometown fans since 2001. Cleveland’s Read More…