November 23, 2014

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Holiday Must Do’s in the Kitchen

Whether you’re a seasoned chef or you’re cooking your very first holiday meal, make sure food safety is on the top of your to do list. Lorain County General Health District’s Acting Health Commissioner, David Covell, MPH, RS, reminds … Read More…

Police investigate shootings in Lorain

LORAIN — Two men were shot Tuesday in Lorain, but the circumstances of the shooting are uncertain. Detective Jacob Morris said police are skeptical about the victims’ stories. Morris, who wouldn’t identify the men, said they told police a man shot them around 3:55 p.m. on Washington Avenue near the West 18th Street intersection. However, Read More…

Ohio executes killer who repeatedly stabbed woman

LUCASVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Ohio on Tuesday executed a condemned killer who claimed he was innocent of stabbing a woman 138 times, slitting her throat and cutting off her hands. The time of death for Brett Hartman was 10:34, said warden Donald Morgan of the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville. “I’m good, let’s roll,” Read More…

High school football: Elyria’s Tracy Sprinkle, Midview’s Cody Callaway and Clearview’s Chad Anderson district players of the year

Every high school football player puts together a handful of goals before the season. Midview junior Cody Callaway trimmed his list to three. “One was to get all-state recognition,” Callaway said. “The others were to get to the playoffs and win a state title.” Two out of three ain’t bad. Callaway will earn his All-Ohio Read More…

High school soccer: Wellington’s Grace Dooley, Oberlin’s Sam Weiss make first team All-Ohio

Grace Dooley and Sam Weiss have something in common besides being first-team Division III All-Ohio soccer players. Dooley never really wanted to play defense and pretty much no defense this season really wanted to play Weiss. Dooley, a senior sweeper from Wellington, and Weiss, a senior striker from Oberlin, were the lone Lorain County players Read More…

Browns: Mike Holmgren denies discussing a return to coaching with Cowboys

BEREA — Outgoing Browns president Mike Holmgren is unsure about what his future holds, but made it clear Monday that he isn’t actively seeking another NFL job. In particular, Holmgren denied a CBS report that claimed he has “serious interest” in coaching the Dallas Cowboys once he leaves Cleveland’s front office at the end of Read More…

Browns notes: Defensive line getting healthy, could be intact for Sunday’s game in Dallas

BEREA — For the first time this season, the Browns might have their four best defensive linemen in uniform for a game. Defensive tackle Ahtyba Rubin, who only played seven snaps over the last five weeks because of a calf injury, returned to practice Monday afternoon. Barring a setback, Rubin will join fellow defensive tackle Read More…

College football: Thoughts of going 12-0 tough for Ohio State to ignore

COLUMBUS — Coming down the stretch, No. 6 Ohio State’s biggest goal — going 12-0 — is still very much within reach. Some of the Buckeyes don’t want to talk about it for fear of jinxing it. Others freely acknowledge that there’d be nothing better than running the table and showing up all of the Read More…

College basketball: Cleveland State edges Bowling Green in OT; Cleveland lands 2015 NCAA regional

Tim Kamczyc scored 21 points, and Cleveland State outlasted Bowling Green 79-73 in overtime in an NIT game Monday night in Ann Arbor, Mich. A’uston Calhoun scored 30 points for Bowling Green (1-1). Marlin Mason had 11 points and 13 rebounds for Cleveland State (2-0), including two free throws with 17.1 seconds remaining in overtime Read More…

Three dogs die in Sheffield Lake fire; residents escape

SHEFFIELD LAKE — A family known for saving abandoned dogs and offering them a home has lost everything in a house fire that also claimed the lives of three of their beloved pets. According to Fire Chief Tim Card, firefighters were called to Pat and Duane Fogo’s home at 652 Alameda Ave. just after 6:30 Read More…