November 27, 2014

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Blotter: Nov. 26

County sheriff Saturday, Nov. 24 12:48 a.m. – 35000 Royalton Road, Eaton Township, Circle K, Richard Chadock, 52, Eaton Township, charged with assault and carrying a concealed weapon. 1:59 a.m. – 24600 block state Route 511, Wellington, Duane Mason, 46, Wellington, charged with domestic violence, inducing panic, endangering children and using weapons while intoxicated. Sunday, Read More…

Foster parents get taste of puppy love

AVON LAKE – In the last three years, Barb Hamer and Roger Schlott have had almost 200 dogs at their home. That`s a lot of wagging tails, barking and Kibbles & Bits, by anyone`s standards. But not all of the dogs are at their Avon Lake home at once, and the couple is willing to Read More…

Missouri, West Virginia top BCS; Ohio State sitting at No. 3

NEW YORK – Missouri and West Virginia have one more step to take before bumping into each other in New Orleans. The Tigers and Mountaineers hold the top two spots in the Bowl Championship Series standings released Sunday with a week left in a topsy-turvy regular season. The Tigers play Oklahoma (10-2) in the Big Read More…

Demjanjuk continues deportation battle

CINCINNATI – The Justice Department began trying to deport former Ohio autoworker John Demjanjuk more than three decades ago, claiming that he was an armed guard at a Nazi death camp and helped murder Jewish prisoners in World War II. Demjanjuk was extradited by Israel in 1986 and was under a death sentence until Israel`s Read More…

Jamar Butler sets career 3-pointer record as Ohio State men roll over VMI

COLUMBUS – Jamar Butler set the Ohio State career record for 3-pointers and Kosta Koufos recorded his first career double-double as the Buckeyes rolled over VMI with a 90-57 victory Sunday night. Butler has now made 157 3-pointers after making four of eight Sunday to score 12 points for the Buckeyes. Three other Ohio State Read More…

Prosecutors, defenders debate court rules

CLEVELAND – The Ohio Supreme Court is being asked to reconsider its rules on how much information prosecutors are required to turn over to defense attorneys, amid complaints that the exchange puts innocent lives in danger. Last month, Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Judge Janet Burnside ordered county Prosecutor Bill Mason to release all police reports Read More…

Critics wary of universities’ plunge into hedge funds

COLUMBUS – Ohio`s universities are increasingly risking surplus money from taxpayers, tuition and other sources in hedge funds, but critics say they`re wary of the unorthodox investment strategies used by the unregulated private investment plans. After a 2002 change to state law, universities have invested heavily in the funds, pushed by the lure of higher, Read More…

Ohio State women fall to Auburn in Buckeye Classic final

COLUMBUS – Sherell Hobbs scored 21 points, Whitney Boddie had 20 and DeWanna Bonner added 16 to lead No. 24 Auburn past No. 15 Ohio State 67-58 and in the championship game of the Buckeye Classic on Sunday. Hobbs had 13 points in the first half as the Tigers (6-0) built the lead to 16 Read More…

If you thought eight was enough…Cincy family has 16 kids

FAIRFIELD – Kathy and Scott Rosenow had four children during the early years of their marriage. Then nine years ago, they decided to adopt, taking in children again and again until they had 16 kids in all. The suburban Cincinnati couple got the urge to adopt after Kathy Rosenow, 48, heard a radio program about Read More…

Avon/Avon Lake blotter: Nov. 26

Avon Lake police Saturday, Nov. 17 1:39 a.m. – 100 block Moore Road, man reported damage to bar`s door. 12:15 p.m. – 100 block Berkshire Road, purse stolen out of car overnight. 11:33 p.m. – 32000 block Fox Chappel Lane, report of gunfire, turned out to be fireworks. 11:36 p.m. – 33000 block Lake Road, Read More…