December 19, 2014

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Tigers 6, Indians 4: Tribe losing streak reaches season-high 6 games

CLEVELAND — The Indians are sleepwalking, and if they don’t wake up soon, the idea of contending for their first playoff trip since 2007 will be a fleeting notion. Another lethargic effort ended in another predictable loss for Cleveland, which dropped its sixth straight game, 6-4, to the Tigers on Saturday at Comerica Park. The Read More…

Indians notes: McAllister placed on DL with finger sprain

DETROIT — When it rains, it pours, and it’s torrential-downpour mode for the Indians right now. Hours before the second game of the series in Detroit, Cleveland placed starting pitcher Zach McAllister on the Disabled List with a right middle finger sprain. The right-hander, one of the Indians’ most consistent starters this year, could miss Read More…

Lorain County softball teams go 0-for-2 in state championship games

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Elyria and Columbia fell short of their ultimate goal of a state championship Saturday, with the Pioneers losing 7-0 to North Canton Hoover in Division I and the Raiders losing 3-2 to Bloom-Carroll in Division III. Hoover (34-0) starting pitcher Tara Thacker threw a three-hitter with six strikeouts and one walk, while Elyria (27-6) starter Read More…

William E. “Bill” Dobis

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William E. “Bill” Dobis, 68, of Lorain, passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at his residence, while under the care of Cleveland Clinic Hospice, following a short illness. A life long resident of Lorain, he was born March 15, 1945, to the late Joseph and Virginia (Nee Klukovich) Dobis. Bill graduated from Lorain Admiral King Read More…

Kenneth J. “Kenny” Richter

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Kenneth J. “Kenny” Richter, 52, a lifelong resident of Elyria, passed away at his home Wednesday, June 5, 2013, following a lengthy illness. He was born February 6, 1961 in Elyria. Kenny attended the Elyria City Schools and graduated with the class of 1979. He served in the United States Marine Corps from 1979-80. Over Read More…

Richard A. “Dick” Donohue

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Richard A. “Dick” Donohue, 68, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, June 6, 2013 at Mercy Regional Medical Center in Lorain. Richard was born in Tampa, Florida on January 25, 1945 to his loving parents, Raymond and Geraldine (nee Hammer) Donohue. He graduated from Lorain High School, Class of 1963. Richard enlisted in the U.S. Navy Read More…

Louie Engel

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Louie Engel, 86, of Lorain, died Friday, June 7, 2013, at EMH Healthcare in Elyria. He was born June 28, 1926 in Lorain. He lived in Ohio his entire life and grew up a farmer. Louie graduated from Brookside High School, in Sheffield Village, where he perfected the 3 point shot before it was called Read More…

Tribe closer charged with drug possession

DETROIT — There was some clarification in the Chris Perez situation on Friday, and it wasn’t positive news for the Indians and their closer. An investigation into packages delivered to Perez’s Rocky River home on Tuesday resulted in the pitcher and his wife, Melanie, being formally charged with misdemeanor drug possession in the shipment of Read More…

Inmate headed to court escapes

ELYRIA — A handcuffed Lorain/Medina Community Based Correctional Facility inmate ran away Friday as he was being escorted to the Lorain County Justice Center for a court appearance. Facility Director Mike Willets said Javonte Adams, 21, did not want to go into the building, where court records show he was due to appear for pretrials Read More…

6-year-old hospitalized for dog bite

LORAIN — A 6-year old boy was taken to a hospital after he received a severe dog bite Tuesday.  The boy was playing in a neighbor’s yard with the neighbor’s children on East 24th Street when police said the neighbor’s 2-year-old akita dog bit the boy several times. According to a police report, the dog’s Read More…