September 22, 2014

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Indians drop one: Loss to Royals leaves them in third place in A.L. Central

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CLEVELAND — The Indians finally got a quality outing from Carlos Carrasco and did nothing to reward the right-hander. With Carrasco pitching better at the big league level than he has in more than two seasons, Cleveland couldn’t support its pitcher, falling 2-1 Monday night in the series opener with Central Division rival Kansas City. Read More…

Tribe notes: Nick Swisher on the shelf with sore shoulder

CLEVELAND  — A sore left shoulder may plague Nick Swisher the rest of the season, but it isn’t enough to land him on the disabled list at this point. Manager Terry Francona said Swisher underwent an MRI on Sunday and received a cortisone injection Monday, and that there were no structural changes to a shoulder Read More…

Elyria police seek man after drive-through break-in overnight

ELYRIA — Police are looking for a man who broke in to the Ten 2 Ten Drive Thru Beverage shop on Antioch Drive overnight. According to a police report, officers were called about 10:25 p.m. Sunday and found a back garage door damaged, as if it was struck by a vehicle. A man who lives Read More…

County Health District looks to update farm market directory

The Lorain County General Health District is updating its online directory of local farmers markets at LorainCounty.com/farmmarkets. To be added or for more information, contact the Health District at (440) 322-6367 or healthed@loraincountyhealth.com. Keeping the directory up to date makes it easier for Lorain County residents to locate fresh foods and vegetables, according to the Read More…

GOP-backed bill would expand Ohio’s abortion rules

COLUMBUS — Women seeking an abortion in Ohio would have to wait longer to undergo the procedure and listen to their doctors describe all of the fetus’ “relevant features” under a measure being considered by state lawmakers. The Republican-led Legislature’s most recent attempt at curbing abortions would also require doctors to tell women that the Read More…

Ohio police chief takes criminals to task online

By KANTELE FRANKO, Associated Press KENT — If you’re up to no good in this pocket of Northeast Ohio, especially in a witless way, you’re risking not only jail time or a fine but a swifter repercussion with a much larger audience: You’re in for a social media scolding from police Chief David Oliver and Read More…

Ohio gas prices moving back down

COLUMBUS — Relax, Ohio motorists. Gas prices are moving back down. After hovering around $4 a gallon for a couple weeks because of refinery problems in the Great Lakes region, prices at the pump have fallen. The state average for a gallon of regular gas was $3.74 in Monday’s survey from auto club AAA, the Read More…

Police log for June 17, 2013

Elyria police Friday, June 14 2:30 p.m. — 100 block Bell Ave., a man reported that his food stamp card had been stolen and $645 in purchases had been made with it. The man suspected a family friend staying at the home had taken the card. 2:41 p.m. — 1800 block Midway Boulevard, a store Read More…

New Lorain Schools union head facing tough challenges

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LORAIN — Jay Pickering said he was “infuriated” when an assessment last month of Lorain Schools by the Ohio Department of Education found a “culture of low expectations” among teachers about their students. “I’m not denying that in the district the expectations have decreased a lot over the years, but it certainly hasn’t been because Read More…

Elyria woman hurt in head-on crash

ELYRIA — An Elyria woman is recovering after surviving a head-on car crash at the intersection of state Route 57 and Cleveland Street around 12:35 a.m. Sunday. Robin Hicks, 59, of the 100 block of Antoinette Court, was in fair condition Sunday night at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland. Hicks was driving a Buick LeSabre Read More…