July 29, 2014

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Accused teen shooter pleads not guilty

The son of a Wellington pastor pleaded not guilty this morning in county Common Pleas Court to charges that he fatally shot his mother and critically wounded his father. Daniel Petric, 16, is charged with aggravated murder, murder, attempted aggravated murder, attempted murder, felonious assault and tampering with evidence, charges that could send him to Read More…

Man survives death drop

Chased by police, van launches off bridge into river 75 feet below ELYRIA — A stolen van driven by a one-legged Lorain man plunged 75 feet into the Black River while being chased by police Wednesday on Interstate 90 in Elyria. BRUCE BISHOP / CHRONICLE A tow crew drags the van driven by Blake Kavanagh Read More…

Rock Hall inductions coming in 2009

CLEVELAND — After more than a decade away, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s induction ceremony will return to Cleveland in 2009. AP Along with Rock Hall representatives at a Cleveland City Hall news conference, Mayor Frank Jackson announced Wednesday that the induction ceremony will return to the Rock Hall’s home in 2009 and Read More…

Quarry plan expected to spur other projects

SOUTH AMHERST — Development tends to follow sewers, and with the county planning to build a $26 million sewer to support a $500 million upscale development, more construction is likely to follow. South Amherst Mayor Ron Schmitz said he fully expects more development now that California-based Industrial Realty Group has announced a plan to build Read More…

Doc in trouble for taking pic of man’s exposed tattoo

PHOENIX — A surgeon faces a disciplinary hearing for snapping a photo of a patient’s tattooed genitals during an operation and showing it to other doctors. Mayo Clinic Hospital administrators said Dr. Adam Hansen, chief resident of general surgery, admitted taking the photo with his cell phone on Dec. 11. The tattoo on strip club Read More…

Dad, 3 kids found alive in Calif. mountains 3 days after vanishing on Christmas tree hunt

PARADISE, Calif. — A father and three children who vanished on a Christmas tree-cutting trip in the Northern California mountains were found alive Wednesday after huddling in a culvert for warmth during three days of heavy snow. A California Highway Patrol helicopter crew spotted Frederick Dominguez waving his arms atop a small bridge and landed Read More…

Puerto Rican beauty queen’s clothes test positive for pepper spray

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — After a flurry of accusations and skepticism, an exhaustive investigation has determined that someone did try to sabotage a beauty contestant’s bid for the Miss Puerto Rico Universe by dousing her garments with pepper spray, police said Wednesday. The attempt failed because Ingrid Marie Rivera maintained her composure while appearing Read More…

Police blotter: Dec. 20, 2007

County sheriff Wednesday, Dec. 12 2:52 a.m. – 400 block Hafely Drive, Lorain, Robert Olah, 42, Elyria, felony theft warrant. Thursday, Dec. 13 12:27 p.m. – 10500 block Durkee Road, Eaton Township, a couple reported nearly $15,000 in cash, jewelry, electronics and guns stolen. Friday, Dec. 14 10:35 a.m. – 300 block Pine Hollow, Sheffield Read More…

Knicks 108, Cavaliers 90: Listless Cavs lose to hapless Knicks

 NEW YORK — The Knicks have heard it from the fans and media all season. When the criticisms started coming from their coach, it was time to respond. David Lee scored 17 of his 22 points in the first half, Jamal Crawford added 21, and New York beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 108-90 Wednesday for its Read More…

Browns: Early win over Bengals changed season for the better

 BEREA — Romeo Crennel always says that a season must be finished for its turning point to be revealed. With no disrespect to the coach — and two games left on the schedule — the season changed in Week 2. The Browns wouldn’t be 9-5 and a win in Cincinnati on Sunday from clinching a Read More…