November 24, 2014

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Police ID man shot and killed overnight, seek suspect

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ELYRIA — Police have identified the man shot and killed Sunday night as 48-year-old Anthony Coats and are seeking a man they believe to be the shooter. Tove Adams, 42, is facing murder and felonious assault charges in connection with the shooting of Coats, who was found wounded inside a vehicle that had crashed into Read More…

Firefighters rescue man from Oberlin creek

OBERLIN — Firefighters rescued a man from a creek Saturday after he said he was robbed, assaulted and thrown off a bridge. The male, who Fire Chief Dennis Kirin didn’t have an age or a name for, was taken out of Plum Creek in the area of Main and Vine streets after the department was Read More…

Ohio gasoline prices back up, still higher than national average

COLUMBUS — The price of gas has gone back up in Ohio and continues to remain higher than the national average. A gallon of regular gas in Ohio was listed at an average of about $3.83 in today’s survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and Wright Express. That’s up 14 cents Read More…

Domestic violence group, friends of homicide victim gather for vigil

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ELYRIA — The death of Lauren Moore ended a long pattern of abuse, friends of the homicide victim said at a Sunday candlelight vigil at Ely Square. Moore, 26, was found Thursday in the Washington Avenue apartment she shared with her boyfriend, Vernon Shallenberger. Shallenberger, 27, has been charged with murder. Max Young, a childhood Read More…

Charlotte L. Bledsoe

Charlotte L. Bledsoe (nee Harden), 60, of LaGrange, passed away Saturday, June 1, 2013 at The Cleveland Clinic, following a short illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Elyria, 440-322-4626.

Julie Enia Taylor

Julie Enia Taylor, 41, of Phoenix, Arizona, died suddenly in her home on Monday, May 27, 2013. She was born on November 23, 1971 in Parma, Ohio. She grew up in Sheffield Lake, graduating from Brookside High School in 1989. She earned both her B.S. and Masters degrees in Human Resource Management and Labor Relations Read More…

Daniel E. Horvath

Daniel E. Horvath, 56, of North Ridgeville, passed away Saturday, June 1, 2013, following a brief illness. Dan was born in Lorain on November 27, 1956. He graduated from Lorain High School with the Class of 1975 and went on to receive his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Cincinnati in 1980. Read More…

Everything goes wrong in Indians’ 11-3 loss to Rays

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CLEVELAND — The Progressive Field sound system pumped out the Shirelles’ lyrics “Mama said there’ll be days like this” at the completion of Sunday afternoon’s game between Cleveland and Tampa Bay. The Indians could relate. With little going right for the home team, Cleveland dropped the rubber match of a three-game series against the Rays, Read More…

Tribe notes: Chris Perez to begin rehab

CLEVELAND — According to manager Terry Francona, closer Chris Perez underwent a positive examination and will begin throwing in three days. The right-hander hasn’t thrown since May 26 after leaving an outing in Boston with shoulder soreness that led to a trip to the Disabled List the following day. Perez (2-1, 4.32 ERA, 6-for-8 in Read More…

Joliet finds missing offense to bury Crushers

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AVON — The Joliet Slammers came into their weekend series last in the Frontier League in offense. That didn’t seem to matter against the Lake Erie Crushers, especially Sunday night. On the five-year anniversary of the first Crushers’ home game at All Pro Freight Stadium, the Slammers jumped on Crushers starter Matt Rein for five Read More…