October 22, 2014

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Avon police officer injured in early morning crash

While responding to a one car crash around 4:45 a.m. Friday on I-90 in Avon, another vehicle traveling east on I-90 lost control due to the slick road conditions, struck an Avon police cruiser and a tow truck from Hall’s towing that was clearing the initial crash. An Avon police officer was investigating the original crash Read More…

In North Ridgeville, business is booming

Commercial surge coming on heels of population growth NORTH RIDGEVILLE – Once-wooded lots are being cleared away and in their place a plethora of “coming soon” signs have sprouted up in empty fields along Lorain Road. STEVE MANHEIM / CHRONICLE The area off Lear-Nagle Road (right) near Lorain Road in North Ridgeville is set for Read More…

Former reporter takes on Kucinich

It took Rosemary Palmer extended stays in New Jersey, Washington, D.C., and China to realize that, as the saying goes, all politics is local. Palmer The Wooster-born 60-year-old, who also was a Chronicle-Telegram writer in the 1970s, returned home from her travels and is now running against Dennis Kucinich for the Democratic nomination for the Read More…

Deaths spur changes to police chase policy

CLEVELAND – A rash of deaths and injuries resulting from police chases has led the city to revise its policy on pursuing would-be fugitives. So far this year, at least eight people have been killed or injured following chases in the city, a newspaper reported. The accidents this year, which include the injury of an Read More…

Landfill may lose its permit

AKRON – The operating permit for a troubled landfill in Northeast Ohio should be suspended because of continuing problems with odors and underground fires, the Stark County health commissioner said. A suspension would shut down the 258-acre landfill in southern Stark County until the problems are corrected. Republic Services, the Florida parent company of the Read More…

Operation: Black Friday

The Dodson team will be doing battle in the retail trenches for the best deals It`s 3 a.m., and while most people are still sleeping off the intoxicating effects of Thanksgiving dinner, Linda Dodson and her band of merry shoppers already have showered, piled on layers of comfy clothing and headed out the door armed Read More…

Browns: Time to talk playoffs?

BEREA – If the season ended today, the Browns would be tied with Tennessee for the final playoff spot in the AFC. After a survey of the locker room, the Browns are 100 percent certain their season doesn`t end today. As fans throughout Northeast Ohio spent Thanksgiving discussing the Browns` surprising 6-4 record and dissecting Read More…

Al-Qaida, soldiers battle in Iraq

BAGHDAD – Al-Qaida militants commandeered Iraqi army vehicles and then attacked U.S.-backed Sunni fighters in south Baghdad during a fierce gunbattle that left 18 people dead Thursday, police and local Sunnis said. Later Thursday, mortars or rockets slammed into the U.S.-protected Green Zone – dramatizing warnings by senior American commanders that extremists still pose a Read More…

Mich. man blasts neighbor’s cow, says he thought it was a coyote

COLFAX TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A man says he shot and killed a neighbor`s cow after mistaking it for a coyote. Authorities and the owner are skeptical. The undersheriff in northern Michigan`s Benzie County says he doesn`t see how anyone could confuse a 1,400-pound, pregnant cow with a coyote, which typically weighs 20 to 45 pounds. Read More…

Grafton/LaGrange police blotter: Nov. 23, 2007

LaGrange police Saturday, Nov. 17 1:30 p.m. – North Center and East Prospect streets, Lisa Armbruster, 18, Lorain, charged with underage consumption and open container. Taylor Given, 19, Elyria, charged with driving under the influence, plate light required, underage consumption and open container in a motor vehicle. Tuesday, Nov. 20 10 a.m. – Lions Park, Read More…