May 23, 2015


Shooter in apparent murder-suicide at airport lot is identified

CLEVELAND — The medical examiner’s office has released the identity of the shooter in a murder-suicide in an employee parking lot at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. The shooter in Sunday’s incident was identified as 28-year-old Ahmad Alkahder. Police say he fatally shot his wife — a Transportation Security Administration officer — before turning the gun Read More…

Browns cruise with big 2nd half, dominant defense


CLEVELAND — A three-game winning streak is unusual for the Browns. A blowout victory is even rarer. The Browns pulled off the long-overdue double dip Sunday at Cleveland Browns Stadium, handling the Kansas City Chiefs 30-7. “It was a great feeling to be on the sideline and watch our offense kneel the ball,” linebacker D’Qwell Read More…

Gas prices continue to fall in Ohio

COLUMBUS — Ohio gas prices are continuing to head south this winter. The average price for a gallon of regular gas in the Buckeye State was $3.35 in today’s survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and Wright Express. That’s 2 cents lower than a week ago, and down 7 cents from Read More…

Rate hike means Lorain can dredge to help flood-prone Martin’s Run area in 2014


LORAIN — Residents who live near flood-prone Martin’s Run Creek area will still have to worry when it rains heavily, but help is on the way. Plans to dredge the creek in mid-2014 are going ahead after last week’s approval of a $2 per month sewer rate increase by City Council. The increase, which will Read More…

Brian Dulik: Time seems wrong for major Browns changes

Browns kicker Phil Dawson bears no resemblance whatsoever to Nostradamus. He might, however, share his knack for predicting the future. “I caught some heat a couple of months ago for saying I feel like we’re right on the edge (of being successful),” Dawson said, chuckling. “My timing might have been a little off, but I Read More…

Browns defense dominates after early stumble

CLEVELAND — Kansas City running back Jamaal Charles ran for an 80-yard touchdown on the first play from scrimmage Sunday. It was not a sign of things to come. Shaking off a terrible start, the Browns’ defense rose to the occasion often in a 30-7 victory that made for an unsavory trip back to Cleveland Read More…

Photo gallery: Hundreds turn out for ‘Justice for Herbie’ dog walk


Hundreds of dog owners and their companions turned out Sunday afternoon in Lorain for the “Justice for Herbie” dog walk. Herbie is a pit bull who is recovering after being found severely malnourished on West 11th Street.

Browns notes: Rookie Travis Benjamin wows with punt return


CLEVELAND — The fastest player on the Browns now owns the longest punt return in franchise history. Rookie wide receiver Travis Benjamin returned a punt 93 yards for a touchdown Sunday as Cleveland rolled to a 30-7 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. Eric Metcalf held the previous Browns record with a 92-yard TD return Read More…

Police log for Dec. 10, 2012

Elyria police Saturday, Dec. 8 2:21 a.m. — 7600 block West River Road S., police said an empty home appeared to have been broken into through the back door. A security camera was found ripped off the wall near the door to the kitchen. Muddy footprints were found inside the home. The homeowner’s car was Read More…

Reports: Mark Reynolds, not Kevin Youkilis, will be at first base for Tribe


CLEVELAND — It appears it will be Mark Reynolds and not Kevin Youkilis playing first base for the Indians in 2013. Numerous reports surfaced Sunday night that Reynolds, a free agent after two seasons in Baltimore, had signed a one-year contract with the Indians worth $6 million. According to the reports, Reynolds can earn an Read More…