October 20, 2014

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Lorain mayor calls for anti-violence strategy

LORAIN — The New Year’s morning fatal shooting of one man and wounding of three others brought a call by Mayor Chase Ritenauer at Monday’s City Council meeting for a comprehensive anti-violence strategy. Tuesday’s shooting at the Liberty gas station on Broadway on was spillover from an earlier fight at the Cotton Club nightclub, and Read More…

Woman who jumped from rail overpass doing better

LORAIN — A woman who was hospitalized after she jumped off the Nardini Gateway rail overpass early Friday is doing better. According to a hospital spokeswoman at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, Cynthia Redilla, 48, is in fair condition this afternoon. She had been listed in critical condition Friday evening. Officers responded to the overpass Read More…

Man arrested after hitting two people with vehicle in bar parking lot

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CARLISLE TWP. — A Grafton man was arrested early Sunday after he allegedly tried to run over an ex-girlfriend and her current boyfriend in the parking lot of a local bar. Daniel Parrack, 45, is charged with felonious assault, operating a vehicle while intoxicated and reckless operation on private property, according to a report from Read More…

Judge indefinitely delays murder trial for accused Chardon school shooter

CHARDON — A judge has indefinitely delayed the murder trial of an 18-year-old charged in the shooting death of three high school classmates. Judge David Fuhry in Chardon, east of Cleveland, said today that he will hold a hearing in late January to discuss a new trial date. The trial of T.J. Lane has been Read More…

Highway Patrol makes 14 alcohol-related arrests in first week of 2013

The Elyria post of the State Highway Patrol has made 14 alcohol-related arrests in the first week of 2013, according to a news release. Thirteen people were arrested for OVI — operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs or a combination of them, according to the patrol. Joseph Ipsaro, 28, of Independence Read More…

Weekend fire in Lorain may be arson, firefighters say

LORAIN — A fire at a vacant home early yesterday may have been arson, according to the Fire Department. Assistant Fire Chief Dennis Livchak said firefighters were called to 1102 W. Ninth St. at 3:24 a.m. and arrived to find fire visible on the home’s first floor. Once the fire was put out, Livchak said Read More…

Rescue squads respond after men go over cliff in Lorain

LORAIN — Rescue squads were called to the edge of Lake Erie in Lorain this morning after two men slid down a cliff and were unable to get back up. Firefighters responded to an area behind the Kayann apartments, at East Erie and Illinois avenues, at 7:09 a.m., according to Assistant Fire Chief Dennis Livchak. Read More…

High school hockey notes: Area teams holding own in division play

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Even though the hockey season has been going on for a month, only a handful of games have been played in the Greater Cleveland High School Hockey League. Amherst finds itself just two points behind the top spot of the White West Division standings with a 3-0 record. Brecksville leads the way at 4-0 after Read More…

Ohio gas prices on the way down

COLUMBUS — Ohio gas prices are lower to start the new work week. The average price for a gallon of regular gas in Ohio was $3.19 in today’s survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and Wright Express. That’s 13 cents lower than a week ago, and reverses two straight weeks of Read More…

Browns say no to Chip Kelly, who returned to Oregon

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Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and CEO Joe Banner waited for Oregon’s Chip Kelly to coach in the Fiesta Bowl on Thursday night. They waited for him to meet with Buffalo and Philadelphia after a productive seven-hour meeting Friday had them feeling like Kelly would be their next coach. By Sunday, the Browns were done waiting. Read More…