April 21, 2014

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Sandra L. McGinnis

Sandra L. McGinnis (nee Lanning), 70, of Lorain, passed away Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at her home while under the care of hospice. Born August 2, 1943 in Lorain, Sandra graduated from Lorain High School. For many years, she worked as a custodian at First United Methodist Church in Lorain. Prior to retirement, Sandra worked Read More…

High-speed collision injures three

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — An 89-year-old man was critically injured following a two-vehicle crash on state Route 83 Monday afternoon. The man was driving a red Buick Lucerne at speeds of nearly 100 mph when his vehicle rear-ended a blue Mazda CX-5 about 1 p.m. near Route 83 and Dorchester Avenue, North Ridgeville Police Sgt. Adam Read More…

Louisville QB Teddy Bridgewater struggles at pro day

Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater participates in a passing drill for NFL representatives at the University of Louisville. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

The gloves came off and the criticism started flying. Because the passes hung in the air, sailed over the target or fell to the turf. Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was the headliner Monday at the Louisville pro day and fell short of expectations. He’s a candidate to be the No. 1 pick in the NFL Draft Read More…

Tate signs with Browns to show he can be featured running back

Houston Texans' Ben Tate is stopped by Tennessee Titans' Zach Brown on Sept. 15, 2013, in Houston. (AP file photo)

Ben Tate finally has his chance. To show he should be a featured back. To prove the career 4.7-yard average per carry isn’t the product of limited attempts. To fulfill the potential he believes he has. Tate (5-foot-10, 220 pounds) signed a two-year deal Saturday with the Browns that’s reportedly worth up to $7 million. Read More…

Margaret “Peggy” Reid

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Margaret “Peggy” Reid passed away Thursday, February 27, 2014. She was a long time employee of NASA and member of West Shore and Oberlin Unitarian Universalist Churches. She was the beloved mother of Edward and Anne; grandmother to Jedidiah; beloved sister to Nancy and Eleanor; former wife of Walter. She was a dear aunt and Read More…

Browns drop troubled WR Bess

BEREA — Slowly but surely, the Browns are ridding themselves of the mistakes made by former CEO Joe Banner and ex-general manager Michael Lombardi. Cleveland’s latest corrective move occurred Wednesday, when it released troubled wide receiver Davone Bess, along with wide receiver Brian Tyms and linebacker Paul Hazel. Bess was a massive disappointment during his Read More…

Indians: Masterson doing what he can to remain in Cleveland

PEORIA, Ariz. — Ace right-hander Justin Masterson is doing what he can to remain in Cleveland. Now, it’s the Indians’ turn. Masterson’s agent Randy Rowley told numerous media outlets Tuesday night that his client, who could demand a lucrative, long-term contract as a free agent next year, is open to signing a shorter-termed, less expensive Read More…

Woman killed by train in Elyria

Elyria police investigate the death of an unidentified woman who was fatally struck by a train near the South Abbe Road crossing about 9:46 Saturday night. Check back at chroniclet.com for updates.

NFL combine: Louisville’s Bridgewater lives football

Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

INDIANAPOLIS — Teddy Bridgewater takes “football junkie” to the next level. Coaches crave players who can’t get enough of their sport, and the quality is almost mandatory in a quarterback. Cue Bridgewater and his Xbox. “I eat, sleep and breathe football,” he said this weekend at the scouting combine. “There’s not a moment that goes Read More…

RESCUED

VERMILION — As the Vermilion River continued to crest Saturday, six families who failed to heed evacuation warnings were rescued by the Vermilion Fire Department and other local emergency management agencies. Fire Chief Chris Stempowski said a text alert was sent out to Vermilion residents at 3:03 p.m. Friday notifying them of an ice jam Read More…