December 21, 2014

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Boil alert issued for Lorain

LORAIN — A boil alert for portions of Lorain has been issued because of a power outage around 6:50 p.m. Wednesday outside the water plant at 1106 First St. The 48-hour alert is for the areas of Cooper Foster Park Road to the south, Tower Boulevard to the north, Leavitt Road to the west and Read More…

Pedestrian killed by van on Cooper Foster

Evan Goodenow The Chronicle-Telegram AMHERST — Lorain resident Nicola Wade has been identified as the woman fatally struck by a van around 6:10 p.m. Wednesday in the 1300 block of Cooper Foster Park Road. Dr. Stephen Evans, Lorain County coroner, said Wade, 38, of 1508 Herbert Drive,died of blunt force trauma to her chest and Read More…

ACLU takes on case of Facebooker who cheered on shooter

MEDINA — The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio will represent the Columbia Station man arrested after being accused of writing a Facebook post cheering the Newtown, Conn., gunman. Joseph W. Resovsky, 20, was scheduled for an arraignment today in Medina Municipal Court on a charge of inducing panic. But the hearing was canceled after Read More…

Reports: Browns interviewing Rob Chudzinski, Mike Zimmer

The Browns’ coaching search is still going strong in its second week. Former Browns and current Panthers offensive coordinator Rob Chudzinski and Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer were in Berea today to interview for the Browns job, according to reports. Chudzinski grew up in Toledo as a big Browns fan and in 2007 led the Read More…

Columbia Station man gets probation for stealing brass bells from church

CLEVELAND — A man with a drug problem has been placed on probation for two years for stealing five large brass bells from a Northeast Ohio church. Judge Jose Villanueva in Cleveland sentenced 34-year-old Brian Diamond of Columbia Station today on his guilty plea to charges including theft. The bells, worth more than $5,000, were Read More…

Stolen ferret returned to Elyria pet store

ELYRIA — A ferret was taken from an Elyria pet store yesterday but was returned within a couple hours. Tom Shupe, manager of Pet Supplies Plus on Market Drive, said the ferret was in good condition when family members of the man who was believed to have taken it returned it to the store. According Read More…

Mailman taken to the hospital after run-in with dog

ELYRIA — A mailman was taken to the hospital yesterday after he was knocked over by a dog on his route in Elyria. According to a police report, Mark Schiller, 59, of Amherst was delivering mail on Furnace Street about 1:10 p.m. when he was injured. The resident of a home in the 300 block Read More…

Varejao’s injury woes continue

CLEVELAND — Two seasons ago it was a torn tendon in his ankle. Last season it was a fractured wrist. Now it’s a split of one of the muscles in his right quadriceps. The Cavaliers announced Wednesday that center Anderson Varejao will undergo surgery Thursday at the Cleveland Clinic and be out six to eight Read More…

Varejao to have surgery Thursday, will miss 6-8 more weeks

Cavaliers center Anderson Varejao will undergo surgery Thursday at the Cleveland Clinic and will be out six to eight more weeks, the team announced Wednesday in a press release. Varejao was originally diagnosed with a bruised right knee after banging it Dec. 18 vs. Toronto. His status had been listed as “day-to-day” for the 10 Read More…

Exotic dancer has died after fall at Cleveland club

CLEVELAND — A 22-year-old exotic dancer has died one week after she was injured in a fall from a second-floor balcony while performing at a club in Cleveland. MetroHealth Medical Center confirmed the death of Lauren Block of Richmond Heights today. The hospital relayed a family statement expressing appreciation for the community’s support and prayers Read More…