July 28, 2014

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Toddler hurt by falling TV

LORAIN — A Lorain toddler is recovering at Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital in Cleveland after a 32-inch tube television fell on her Tuesday morning. The 18-month-old is now in stable condition, according to a hospital spokesman. Police were sent to a home in the 1200 block of Massachusetts Avenue at 11:10 a.m. after the Read More…

Police log for Feb. 28, 2013

Elyria police Monday, Feb. 25 10:56 a.m. — 600 block N. Abbe Road, a woman reported that her ex-boyfriend broke into her mother’s apartment and choked her. She believed the man had taken a key to the apartment, and police said there were no signs of forced entry. 12:06 p.m. – 2000 block West River Read More…

North Ridgeville employee earnings

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — The list of the city’s top-paid employees was largely unchanged from a year ago, with Fire Chief Richard Miller and Police Chief Michael Freeman again among the five on the list of the city’s top 10 paid workers. Miller had a 2012 salary of $125,257.98, followed by Police Chief Michael Freeman, who Read More…

Indians: Plenty to pick from in bullpen race

GOODYEAR, Ariz. — When the regular season opens April 2 in Toronto, the “Bullpen Mafia” will have four new “made” men. Mainstays Chris Perez, Vinnie Pestano and Joe Smith are almost certain to be joined by right-hander Matt Albers, who was acquired from the Diamondbacks in a three-team trade this offseason. Albers is under a Read More…

Mariners 5, Indians 1: Tribe offense sputters again

MARINERS (5-1) 5, INDIANS (5-2) 1 BAD MATCHUP: Cleveland has not beat Seattle in eight exhibition games since moving their spring training operations to Goodyear in 2009. FALSE ALARM: A fire alarm sounded at Goodyear Ballpark in the top of the eighth inning, with instructions to leave the park following. Fans began heading for the Read More…

Indians notes: McAllister out to claim spot

GOODYEAR, Ariz. — Prior to camp, general manager Chris Antonetti said right-hander Zach McAllister had a leg up on the competition for one of the final two spots in the Indians’ rotation. The vote of confidence from the GM is nice, but McAllister doesn’t plan on leaving anything up to chance. “Mind-set wise is about Read More…

Police arrest 3 men believed to be responsible for the majority of heroin trafficking in Lorain County

LORAIN — Three Lorain men police believe are responsible for the majority of heroin trafficking in Lorain County were arrested Tuesday as part of a drug raid. The men, Jose Romero, Luis Acevedo Jr. and Kevin Thorpe, were charged with multiple drug-related felony charges. Police confiscated 40 firearms, including machine pistols and assault rifles, during Read More…

Ohio’s last casino to have dry run today; money will go to charity

CINCINNATI — The last of Ohio’s four voter-approved casinos faces one more major hurdle before being allowed to open to the public. Beginning at 3 p.m. today, up to 15,000 invited guests will begin filtering in to Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati for the $400 million facility’s first gambling. The eight-hour event is a dry run for Read More…

Chardon marks year anniversary of deadly school shooting

CHARDON — A northeast Ohio school where three students were gunned down a year ago marked the anniversary with hugs and messages of support from the close-knit community. Adam Benjamin, a senior class leader at Chardon High School east of Cleveland, says students upset during Wednesday’s anniversary could count on strong community support. Principal Andy Read More…

Girls basketball: Pair of freshmen lead EC to district final

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BARBERTON — Maybe experience is overrated. Elyria Catholic (21-4) had two freshmen in double figures Tuesday, including point guard Riley Schill who had a team-high 17 points, as the Panthers pulled away in the second half for a 63-53 Division III district semifinal win over Rootstown. The Rovers (11-14) played the top-seeded Panthers even for Read More…