April 24, 2014

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Browns Notes: OL Oniel Cousins faces music, makes no excuses, vows to get better for Week 2

BEREA – The opener was a disaster for Oniel Cousins. The journeyman right tackle started at right guard for just the second time in his six-year career and was exposed by a powerful Dolphins front four. Cousins was penalized Sunday for illegal hands to the face, two holds and a false start. One flag negated Read More…

Indians notes: Masterson, Francona optimistic right-hander will pitch again this season

CLEVELAND — Justin Masterson is optimistic that he will pitch again before the season is complete. So is manager Terry Francona. “I need to be a little careful saying that because I don’t want to push somebody to do something they’re not supposed to,” said Francona of Masterson, who sustained a strained left oblique in Read More…

Women alleges men tried to lure children into car at North Park

ELYRIA – An Elyria woman told police that two men tried to lure children into their car on Friday. Kelly Madis, 38, said that she and five to seven children from an apartment complex on North Abbe Road went out to play at on Friday at North Park around 9 p.m. While they were playing, Read More…

Superheroes rescue cat from W.Va. house fire

MILTON, W.Va. — Who says superheroes aren’t real? When a West Virginia home caught fire, trapping a kitten inside, it was Batman and Captain America who came to the rescue. John Buckland, dressed as Batman, and Troy Marcum, dressed as Captain America, saw smoke at a house nearby when they were entertaining children as part Read More…

LifeCare ambulance stolen, then abandoned minutes later

LORAIN – A LifeCare ambulance, which was stolen while on a routine call, was abandoned in the middle of the street in Lorain only minutes after the theft Friday. The incident began around 1 a.m. on Friday when two LifeCare paramedics went to the 1100 block of West 21st Street to respond to a woman going Read More…

UPDATED: Ohio man who confessed in video charged in crash

Video Confession-Car _News

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio driver who made an online video confessing that he caused a fatal wrong-way crash after a night of heavy drinking was charged Monday with aggravated vehicular homicide. In a 3 1/2-minute video posted last week, Matthew Cordle admitted he killed a Gahanna man and said he “made a mistake” Read More…

Avon Lake crime watch: Woman calls police on neighbor’s goat over noise disturbance

Avon Lake police Wednesday, Aug. 28 12:42 p.m. – 500 block Jaycox Road, report of a trespasser who tried to throw “an anti-mosquito pellet” into the caller’s retention pond. 2:42 p.m. – No location given, a man reported receiving calls from “Special Agent with the DEA Gary Orgento,” who accused him of ordering illegal drugs Read More…

Avon Lake memorial honors legend of 2 sailors from Battle of Lake Erie

John Shondel, American Legion Post 211 Sergeant at Arms and Avon Lake Councilman at Large, delivers a short history of The Battle of Lake Erie during the dedication ceremony of the "Two Unknown Seamen" memorial marker at Lake Shore Cemetery. ANNA NORRIS/CHRONICLE

AVON LAKE – No one knows who they are, or if they are even buried at Lake Shore Cemetery, but on a windy Sunday morning two unknown seamen were given a memorial there. President of the Avon Lake Historical Society Gerry Vogel said the legend of two seamen whose bodies washed ashore in the early Read More…

Sheffield crime watch: Several charged with driving with suspended licenses

Sheffield Thursday, Aug. 8 1:34 a.m. 4900 block Detroit Road, Gladys Telin Rivera-Batista, 22, Muskegon, Mich., arrested and charged with unsafe driving and driving with a suspended license. 11:03 p.m. East River Road and Preservation Boulevard, Jefflee Dean, 46, North Carolina Drive, Elyria, arrested and charged with driving with a suspended license. Friday, Aug. 9 Read More…

Elyria blotter: Resident reports home broken into, cash missing

Elyria Police Friday, Sept. 6 7:26 a.m. – 1000 block Middle Ave., a family who was in the process of moving from the residence because of a bed bug infestation noticed various tools missing from the garage. 8:39 a.m. – 800 block Thornwood Blvd., a man reported that his home had been broken into while Read More…