September 3, 2014

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Man arrested after alleged threats

LORAIN — An Elyria man was arrested after he made persistent calls to the police station, threatening to kill a man he believed assaulted him, according to a police report. Michael Darby Jr., 28, was arrested Sunday at his Washington Avenue apartment and charged with two counts of aggravated menacing and one count each of Read More…

Marshals still hunting Lorain man

A Lorain man remains on the U.S. Marshals’ “Dangerous Dozen” most-wanted list. Bruce McElroy, 31, of Lorain, is wanted for a sex offender registration violation. McElroy has a long criminal history of violent charges, according to the Marshals. One new fugitive was added to the list this month to replace a case that was closed. Read More…

Lorain man still on most-wanted list

A Lorain man remains on the U.S. Marshals’ “Dangerous Dozen” most-wanted list. Bruce McElroy, 31, of Lorain is wanted for a sex offender registration violation. McElroy has a long criminal history of violent charges, according to Marshals. One new fugitive was added to the list this month to replace a case that was closed. Byron Read More…

Man in serious condition after shooting outside Lorain bar

LORAIN — Police are investigating a shooting Sunday near Biggy’s Pub that left a Lorain man in serious condition at the hospital. At 12:05 a.m. officers were sent to the bar for a large fight in which one man was shot several times. The man, Jon Jackson Jr., 30, was found stumbling on the street Read More…

Browns will hire coach before GM; owner Jimmy Haslam looking for “right” guys

BEREA – Just a couple of hours after firing the general manager and coach he inherited, Browns owner Jimmy Haslam said late this morning he was “ready to move on” in his search for replacements. Haslam, sitting next to CEO Joe Banner, said the Browns will hire a head coach first and then look for Read More…

(Updated) Browns fire GM Tom Heckert and coach Pat Shurmur

BEREA — Pat Shurmur is out after two years as Browns coach. Tom Heckert is gone after three as general manager. Both were fired this morning with two years left on their contracts. The team announced the moves in a news release. The Browns went 5-11 and finished the season Sunday with a 24-10 loss Read More…

Ohio gas prices on the rise

COLUMBUS — Ohio motorists are seeing rising gas prices again. The average price for a gallon of regular gas in Ohio was $3.32 in today’s survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and Wright Express. That’s 9 cents higher than a week ago, and the second consecutive week the price has risen Read More…

More snow expected for Ohio to end year

COLUMBUS — The last day of 2012 is expected to bring more snow to Ohio. After a storm last week dumped as much as foot of snow on some areas of Ohio, another 1 to 3 inches is expected during the day Monday and Monday night. As usual, the heaviest is expected in northeast Ohio. Read More…

Browns’ Thad Lewis impresses — despite loss — as Browns QB

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PITTSBURGH — Browns quarterback Thaddeus Lewis made a fine first impression in his NFL debut Sunday afternoon. The third-year pro from Duke completed 22 of 32 passes for 204 yards, one touchdown, one interception and an 83.3 passer rating as the Pittsburgh Steelers defeated Cleveland 24-10. The quality performance came just six days after Lewis Read More…

Browns finale, like season, just plain sad

Pat Shurmur’s eyes glistened during his postgame news conference, while Joshua Cribbs’ voice wavered as he stared at his jersey. Frostee Rucker even had to force a smile, though it was obvious he wasn’t the least bit happy. Pro football may be a huge business played and coached by millionaires, but at its core, it Read More…