July 31, 2014

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Browns: Free agent center Alex Mack visits Jaguars

The Browns could soon face an expensive decision regarding free agent center Alex Mack. After three-plus quiet weeks to open free agency, Mack visited the Jacksonville Jaguars on Friday, according to multiple reports. The news wasn’t welcomed inside Browns headquarters, as general manager Ray Farmer and coach Mike Pettine hope to keep Mack for the Read More…

Indians notes: Inexperienced rotation off to struggling start

CLEVELAND — It’s one start into the regular season, but four members of the Indians’ inexperienced rotation — right-handers Corey Kluber, Zach McAllister, Danny Salazar and Carlos Carrasco — displayed a lack of command in their debut outings. Kluber started the second game of the year and was roughed up for five earned runs on Read More…

Update: Roads reopened in Westlake after search for gunman

Police are searching near Center Ridge Road in Westlake for a gunman.

Update 6:15 p.m.: Westlake police have given the all-clear for the area where multiple departments were searching for a suspect gunman. Capt. Guy Turner said all roads in the area have reopened, and residents who self-evacuated can return home. No arrests have been made. Investigators remain on the scene to process evidence, and some ballistic Read More…

Charges expected in alleged carjacking, chase, crash

A Ford Taurus involved in a police chase and car crash Wednesday is towed from the accident scene on Lear-Nagle Road in North Ridgeville.

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — An Elyria man accused in a carjacking this week faces multiple charges from Elyria and North Ridgeville police. Police in both communities plan to file charges against Cedrick K. Lindsay, 20, once he is released from the hospital. Lindsay will be charged with aggravated robbery by Elyria police in connection with the Read More…

JVS student allegedly stole scrap copper from class

PITTSFIELD TWP. — A Lorain County Joint Vocational School student was arrested for allegedly stealing scrap copper from a heating and cooling class. Heating and cooling class instructor David Morgan reported the theft at 1:48 p.m. March 19 to a Lorain County sheriff’s deputy who was working at the school. Morgan said the student, Chad Read More…

Video shows alleged threat at Lorain McDonald’s

LORAIN — A man told police he was talking to a woman in a McDonald’s on Tuesday when the woman’s boyfriend walked up and threatened him with a knife. James Monroe told police he was with a friend at the McDonald’s at 3221 Oberlin Ave. about 9:45 p.m. when a woman he knew came into Read More…

Sister, brother fight each other over baby

LORAIN — A fight ensued between a sister and her brother, resulting in a 2-month-old baby girl being pulled back and forth. Police were called at 7:37 p.m. Thursday to the 3000 block of Berlin Avenue in reference to a domestic violence complaint in the 3000 block of Fulmer Road. When officers arrived, they met Read More…

Man allegedly shot friend’s car with pellet gun

LORAIN — A fight between two friends escalated when one man shot at his friend’s car, shattering the window. Police were called at 3:34 p.m. Monday to the 1000 block of East 32nd Street in reference to a criminal damage complaint. An 18-year-old man told officers that he and his 21-year-old friend have been “at Read More…

Ground broken at site of Wellington Middle School

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WELLINGTON — Laying the groundwork to build a new middle school and auditorium was largely the work of the community, so it’s no surprise that they would turn out for the ceremonial groundbreaking on Friday. Lorain County Commissioner Tom Williams, who was invited to speak at the event, said he was surprised by the outpouring Read More…

Donors pay to add Commissioner Tom Williams’ name to county buildings

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  ELYRIA — When he ran for election in 2010, Lorain County Commissioner Tom Williams promised he wouldn’t spend county money to put his name on county buildings, but he’s not standing in the way of a group of citizens raising money to put his name up. The group has collected enough money to get Read More…