July 31, 2014

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Crash shears roof from car; driver injured

EATON TWP — A driver was injured the car she was driving collided with the undercarriage of a tractor trailer truck around 4:15 p.m. today on the entrance ramp to state Route 20 west from state Route 57 south. The woman, who appeared to be in her 30s or 40s, was conscious and alert when Read More…

Kasich proposes tax cuts, other changes in budget

COLUMBUS — Gov. John Kasich proposed a sweeping budget Monday that reduces state income and small business taxes through increases in other areas, boosts school funding and expands Medicaid services with help from the federal government. The Republican governor said the $63.1 billion, two-year spending blueprint represents “the right mix” of supporting economic development and Read More…

Police: Seventh-grader admits to making bomb threat

NORTH RIDGEVILLE – A 13-year-old boy is facing criminal charges and expulsion after he admitted to being the prank caller that said a bomb was placed at North Ridgeville Middle School. According to a police media release, at roughly 7 a.m. this morning a school employee contacted the North Ridgeville Police Department because of a Read More…

Helen “Nikki” Nicole Corn

Helen “Nikki” Nicole Corn, 34, of Elyria, departed this life Tuesday, January 29, 2013 following a long illness. Born in Elyria on January 5, 1979, Nikki resided in Elyria her entire life. She was a 1997 graduate of Elyria High School. Nikki Joined Second Baptist Church at an early age. As a youth, she participated Read More…

Jean S. Behm

Jean S. Behm (nee Styles), 88, of Elyria, died Friday, February 1, 2013. Jean Behm was born Jan 21, 1925 an only child after the death of her father. She made up for her quiet childhood by marrying Russell C Behm and having six children of her own, followed by 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Read More…

Yvonne Michelle Gatchell

Yvonne Michelle Gatchell (nee Starr), 54, of Wakeman, died Saturday, February 2, 2013, at Stein Hospice, Sandusky, due to complications of diabetes, kidney failure, heart problems and a stroke. She has had insulin dependent diabetes since January of 1992 and asthma since October of 2001. Yvonne was born December 7, 1958 in Lorain, and had Read More…

Power to the Ravens: Baltimore overcomes blackout, 49ers rally to win Super Bowl

NEW ORLEANS — From blowout to blackout to shootout, Joe Flacco and the Baltimore Ravens had just enough power to survive one of the most electric Super Bowls ever. The outage flipped the momentum to the San Francisco 49ers, but the Ravens used a last-gasp defensive stand to hold on Sunday night, 34-31. America’s biggest Read More…

Super Bowl: Ravens Ray Lewis not on top of his game, but still finishes his career on top

NEW ORLEANS — Before he could bask in a shower of confetti, before he could put his fingerprints on the Lombardi Trophy and before he could head into retirement as a champion, Ray Lewis had one final task: stop the San Francisco 49ers on three plays 5 yards from the end zone. After two passes Read More…

Super Bowl: Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco stays calm and cool, now can expect to collect

NEW ORLEANS — Quarterback Joe Flacco put off contract talks with the Baltimore Ravens until after the season was done. Seems like a terrific decision now, huh? Capping a perfect postseason, the unassuming and unheralded Flacco completed 22 of 33 passes for 287 yards and three first-half touchdowns Sunday, earning Super Bowl MVP honors for Read More…

Super Bowl: Colin Kaepernick leads huge 49ers comeback, but can’t finish the job

NEW ORLEANS — Colin Kaepernick got tripped up and tossed down, then still nearly led the greatest Super Bowl comeback in just his 10th career NFL start. Rarely rattled on an impressive path to the Super Bowl, San Francisco’s second-year quarterback finally showed some inexperience on football’s big stage. Not to mention some guts. After Read More…