August 1, 2014

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Orioles 7, Indians 2: Tribe loses ace Masterson to injury

CLEVELAND — The Indians dropped a game Monday to fellow American League wild-card competitor Baltimore. That’s bad. They also lost their ace, Justin Masterson. That’s worse. Kicking off a crucial homestand in highly forgettable fashion, Cleveland was pummeled 7-2 by the Orioles, with Masterson departing in the second inning after sustaining an injury to his Read More…

Indians notes: Kluber set to leave DL on Friday

CLEVELAND — Corey Kluber will make what the Indians hope is a triumphant return Friday against the Mets. The right-hander, who has missed over a month with a finger sprain, is scheduled to pitch in the series opener against New York, following starter Scott Kazmir to the mound. Both are expected to pitch four or Read More…

Browns RB Trent Richardson ready to carry the load with unproven backs behind him

Trent Richardson’s role as workhorse was never in doubt. After season-ending injuries to Montario Hardesty and Dion Lewis, it couldn’t be more obvious. When the Browns cut the roster to 53 on Saturday, they kept Chris Ogbonnaya and Brandon Jackson as the only backup running backs. The grouping didn’t last long, as Bobby Rainey (5-foot-8, Read More…

Suspect in stabbing has criminal history of violence

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  LORAIN — A blood trail led to the home of a stabbing suspect Sunday night, police said. Police followed the trail after Lorain resident Elia Alston was critically wounded after being stabbed in the neck , according to police Officer Mark Pultrone’s report. Alston was found around 8:50 p.m. Sunday lying on his back Read More…

Browns rookie Barkevious Mingo returns to practice after missing two weeks with bruised lung

BEREA – Rookie outside linebacker Barkevious Mingo returned to practice in a limited role this morning. He had been sideline since suffering a bruised lung Aug. 15 against the Lions. Mingo went through warmups with the team, then watched a punt drill. He joined the outside linebackers for a position drill. He dropped in coverage Read More…

Olympia H. Mosso

Olympia H. Mosso (nee Delonzo), 89, of Elyria, died on Saturday, August 31, 2013 at New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph in Lorain. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Reichlin Roberts Funeral Home, 327 Cleveland Street, Elyria.

Louie Gregory “Sweet Lou” Lunato

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Louie Gregory “Sweet Lou” Lunato, 85, of Sheffield Village, formerly of Sheffield Lake, passed away unexpectedly at home Friday, August 30, 2013. Louie was born October 5, 1927 in Cleveland and had lived in the area since 1954. Louie was a WWII and Korean War Army Combat Veteran serving from 1945 to 1953 in Europe Read More…

Thomas J. McMillen

Thomas J. McMillen, 98, of North Ridgeville, passed away at his home with his family by his side, on August 31, 2013. He was born on August 26, 1915 in Masontown, Pennsylvania and had lived in North Ridgeville for the past 63 years. Thomas worked in the construction trades and was a 50 year member Read More…

Ruby Meeks

Ruby Meeks, 95, of Grafton, passed away Saturday, August 31, 2013 in the Welcome Nursing Home, Oberlin, after a long illness. She was born April 14, 1918 in Leburn, Kentucky and had been a Lorain County resident since the 1940′s. Ruby enjoyed church, church activities, bowling and was a hostess at Pheasant Run, Elyria Country Read More…

Roy S. Cooley

Roy S. Cooley, 91, Reston, Virginia, passed away on Friday, August 23, 2013. He was born March 15, 1922 in Lorain and lived in Elyria, Westlake, Wellington, Berea, Kent, and Milan, Ohio and Reston, Virginia. He graduated from Wellington High School, class of 1940. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in August 1940 and was Read More…