November 22, 2014

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Commissioners consider transit levy

ELYRIA — The Lorain County commissioners are examining whether or not to ask voters to approve a levy to fund Lorain County Transit. The bus system has contracted drastically in recent years as the commissioners have cut funding to deal with the county’s budget woes. County Administrator Jim Cordes said Friday that he asked the Read More…

Lasagna directs police to suspect

OBERLIN — An Oberlin man who was placed on probation for having sex with an underage girl and streaming it on the Internet now is charged with breaking into Lorenzo’s Pizzaria and Restaurant, where he was employed. Max Torgerson, 24, was charged with felony burglary in connection with the break-in on Wednesday that netted $680 Read More…

Police: Thief chased through Taco Bell, Burger King lots

ELYRIA — A Lorain man found with a stolen vehicle was arrested after a short chase through the Taco Bell and Burger King parking lots on West Avenue downtown. At 12:49 a.m. Thursday, police discovered a stolen vehicle, a 1994 Dodge Caravan, on West Avenue and Third Street. A Lorain County sheriff’s deputy stopped the Read More…

Lasagna directs police to suspect

ELYRIA — A 22-year-old Elyria man was issued a citation after buying “spice,” an illegal form of synthetic marijuana, and giving it to a 16-year-old who police said was high and causing a disturbance Wednesday. Police were sent to apartments in the 400 block of Wesley Avenue at 5:10 p.m. Wednesday for a report of Read More…

Boys basketball: Wellington hits its free throws, gets past Oberlin despite sloppy play

WELLINGTON — It was a frustrating first half Friday for Wellington, which hosted rival Oberlin in the Patriot Athletic Conference opener for both teams. The Dukes were flustered by Oberlin’s press and physical play. And yet, somehow, they led by one at halftime. It was a different story in the second half as Wellington sank Read More…

Quarterback Brady Quinn starting at Browns Stadium again, but this time for the Chiefs

BEREA — Brady Quinn will start at quarterback Sunday at Cleveland Browns Stadium. Five years ago, this was a foregone conclusion. Quinn was drafted by the Browns No. 22 in the first round in 2007 out of Notre Dame. He grew up in Columbus a Browns fan, and his selection (along with the pick of Read More…

Anderson Varejao’s double-double streak ends as Cavaliers fall to Timberwolves

MINNEAPOLIS — Kevin Love’s shooting stroke returned, and Andrei Kirilenko also was back for the Minnesota Timberwolves. The timing couldn’t have been worse for the reeling Cleveland Cavaliers. Love had 36 points and 13 rebounds and Kirilenko delivered another solid all-around performance in the Timberwolves’ 91-73 victory over the Cavaliers on Friday night. Love missed Read More…