October 26, 2014

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Open Door falls but gets to play at Quicken Loans Arena

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CLEVELAND — The Open Door Patriots got to experience playing like the Cleveland Cavaliers on the Quicken Loans Arena court Wednesday afternoon. Their opponent, Cornerstone Christian, played more like the Miami Heat. Bryan Gee led all scorers with 15 points as Cornerstone Christian used a 24-6 third quarter to pull away for a 65-35 win Read More…

Kings 97, Cavs 94: Sacramento wins ugly affair

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CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers against the Sacramento Kings in a best-of-seven series would be a classic — for all the wrong reasons. On a Wednesday night when it was a shame someone had to win, the Kings emerged with a 97-94 victory. The approximate 7,000 fans who actually showed up — paid attendance was announced Read More…

Exotic dancer in critical condition after falling while performing

CLEVELAND — Police say a 22-year-old exotic dancer was seriously injured when she fell from a second-floor balcony while performing at a club in Cleveland. The Plain Dealer newspaper reports that a witness told police the woman was dancing for him when she tried to perform a move or jump and fell over the rail Read More…

Browns want Oregon coach, but so do other teams

Oregon coach Chip Kelly answered questions Wednesday at the final news conference before his Ducks take on Kansas State tonight in the Fiesta Bowl. Much of the focus was on a possible departure to the NFL. Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and CEO Joe Banner are reportedly in Arizona and expected to meet with Kelly on Read More…

Indians: Nick Swisher to meet Cleveland media

The Indians have tentatively scheduled a late afternoon news conference today to officially announce the acquisition of free-agent outfielder Nick Swisher. Cleveland reportedly reached an agreement Dec. 23 with Swisher on a four-year contract worth $56 million. All that was left was for Swisher, 32, to pass a physical examination for the deal to become Read More…

Desmen Noble is charged in New Year’s murder in Lorain

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Chelsea Miller and Brad Dicken, The Chronicle-Telegram LORAIN — A Lorain man was arrested and charged with the murder of Herman Seagers, who was fatally shot Tuesday morning at Liberty Gas. Police say Desmen Noble, 31, fired shots into a crowd at the gas station on Broadway, striking Seagers and three other men. The incident Read More…

Elyria Schools booster is chosen for board

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ELYRIA — A longtime supporter of Elyria Schools has been named to the school board to replace the late Richard Kaplan. The appointment of Michael Gebhardt came Wednesday evening, less than a month after the death of Kaplan, 59, who had just been elected to his first term in November 2011. Gebhardt will serve as Read More…

It’s a warm reunion for owner, dog saved from river

Elva Rivera, girlfriend of dog owner Mark Stephen, pets Drake, an Akita mix, that spent at least 30 minutes in the frigid Black River on Monday before being rescued. (CT photo by Bruce Bishop.)

ELYRIA — Mark Stephen hopes his 4-year-old dog, Drake, an Akita mix, has learned its lesson about what can happen when you stray. Drake wandered from his 12th Street home sometime in the afternoon Monday. But the adventure turned dangerous when it ended up in the frigid Black River and had to be rescued by Read More…

Suspect arrested in Sunday’s shooting at Biggy’s Pub

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LORAIN — A Lorain man was arrested Wednesday in a Sunday shooting at Biggy’s Pub and Eatery — the second arrest in a recent shooting for the Lorain Police Department. During a 24-hour manhunt for the suspect responsible for a shooting Tuesday at Liberty Gas on Broadway that left one person dead, police arrested Marlon Read More…

Lorain city councilman charged with drunken driving

LORAIN — City Councilman Dennis Flores is in trouble with the law again after he was arrested Wednesday night for driving under suspension and under the influence, a police spokesman confirmed. Lt. Les Palmer said officers were sent to Flores’ home in the 900 block of West 18th Street at 9:28 p.m. after Flores failed Read More…