February 13, 2016


Critter Chronicles: Pebbles


Pebbles was picked up as a stray by the pound, which had no space and almost euthanized her until Multiple Breed saved her. Her former owners used her as a breeding machine – she was in rough shaped, but she is now 100 percent healthy and ready for a loving home. She is house-broken, crate-trained Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Bailey


Bailey – who is good with kids, dogs and cats – knows how to sit, lay, shake and fetch. She loves to play with toys. She is house-trained and crate-trained. She sometimes jumps on people or chew something she shouldn’t. She knows it’s wrong and is learning to not do it. Her previous family would Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Harley


Harley is good with dogs, cats and kids – she loves kids. She just wants to cuddle and make her humans happy. When she is outside, she loves to play, play, play. She is getting over separation issues and doesn’t like to share her food with other dogs, but kids can pet while she eats. Read More…

Browns: Veteran WR Nate Burleson scheduled to visit Saturday

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The Browns continue to look for help at receiver and aren’t content to wait until the receiver-rich draft. Nate Burleson, an 11-year veteran, is scheduled to make a free agent visit to the Browns on Saturday, a league source confirmed to The Chronicle-Telegram. FoxSports’ Alex Marvex was first to report the visit, adding Burleson was Read More…

Indians: Fans, team ready to celebrate home opener today

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CLEVELAND — If weather permits, there will be a raucous celebration at Progressive Field today similar to the party held there the last time the Indians were in town. A sellout crowd is expected for Cleveland’s home opener at 3:05 p.m. against Minnesota, as Tribe fans welcome back their team from a successful three-game series Read More…

Student charged after shot fired at Kent State

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KENT, Ohio (AP) — The Kent State University freshman who prompted a campus lockdown when he shot himself in the hand during a domestic dispute remained jailed Thursday on a concealed weapon charge, campus police said. The man fired only once Wednesday night during some sort of dispute with two female students, Police Chief John Read More…

Man charged after allegedly threatening friend

James Thomas

LORAIN — A woman told police a man she knew forced her to give him oral sex and then threatened to kill her early Thursday. James Thomas, 27, was charged with aggravated menacing around 2:30 a.m. at the 1700 block of Broadway. A friend of Thomas’ told police that two hours earlier, Thomas had come to her apartment on Read More…

Sheffield Middle School student accused of writing bomb threat

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SHEFFIELD — A Sheffield Middle School student faces charges over a bomb threat that triggered an evacuation of the school Thursday. Sheffield-Sheffield Lake Superintendent Michael Cook said the student is accused of writing a threat to blow up the school on a boy’s bathroom wall that a teacher found around 9:35 a.m. Cook said school Read More…

UPDATED: Valor Home receives two grants totaling over $100,000

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LORAIN — The Valor Home of Lorain County has received two grants totaling more than $100,000 this week. The announcement Thursday that the still-under-construction project had received an $85,000 grant from Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s office came a day after the Lorain County Solid Waste Management District awarded a $20,374 grant to use for Read More…

Local dealerships say General Motors proactive about recalls

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When the owner of a recalled Chevrolet Cobalt worried about the potentially deadly ignition switch defect stopped by Spitzer Chevrolet in Amherst on Tuesday, Tom Wolfe, service center manager, said he quickly put him in a free rental car. “Safety’s a big thing. Especially with Spitzer being a family business and local,” said Wolfe, who Read More…