August 1, 2014

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Police investigating Elyria robberies

ELYRIA — Police are looking into a possible connection between two armed robbery reports Tuesday evening in Elyria. The reports came in almost 30 minutes apart, beginning with an incident around 8:30 p.m. when a person at an ATM at 8703 West Ridge Road flagged down a police car. The person told police that they Read More…

CORRECTIONS: Oct. 24, 2013

A biography box for Steven J. Mihalcik, a candidate for council at large in Amherst, was incorrect in an election section that appeared Tuesday. Mihalcik has worked in the steel mill for 37 years, and he formerly was a trustee in Sheffield Township.

Federal shutdown delays wetlands restoration project

PITTSFIELD TWP. — The government shutdown led to delays restoring land that was moved to make way for a waste storage lagoon off of Quarry Road. French Creek Bioenergy was asked to submit a restoration plan for the site to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers after the company abandoned plans to operate a human Read More…

World Series: Red Sox breeze to ninth straight Series victory

St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina watches as Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz hits a two-run home run during the seventh inning of Game 1 of baseball's World Series Wednesday in Boston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

BOSTON — Given a bit of help by the umpires and a lot more by the Cardinals, the Boston Red Sox turned this World Series opener into a laugher. Mike Napoli hit a three-run double right after the umps reversed a blown call, Jon Lester made an early lead stand up and the Red Sox Read More…

Fire extinguished quickly at Aleris aluminum plant

ELYRIA — A fire at Aleris Aluminum Recycling was quickly extinguished due to the quick work of employees and the Elyria Fire Department, said Aleris spokeswoman Shannon Bennett. The fire, which began in a processing oven, was reported at 11:51 a.m. Wednesday. Firefighters arrived about four minutes later, and the fire was under control within Read More…

Ohio State offensive line stays solid

Ohio State offensive lineman Jack Mewhort blocks against San Diego State on Sept. 7. No. 4 Ohio State has a dynamic quarterback in Braxton Miller, a powerful force at tailback named Carlos Hyde and several prime weapons as receivers. Yet coach Urban Meyer says it's his line that carries the offense. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)

COLUMBUS — Urban Meyer has a dynamic quarterback in Braxton Miller, powerful tailback in Carlos Hyde and several strong receivers. Yet the Ohio State coach gushes about the unheralded guys on offense. “I feel good about the line and that’s where winning football, certainly offensive football, starts,” Meyer said after the fourth-ranked Buckeyes’ 34-24 win Read More…