July 26, 2014

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Robber hits Wellington credit union

A man suspected of robbing the LorMet Community Credit Union in Wellington is shown in a bank surveillance photo provided by the FBI.

WELLINGTON — The LorMet Community Credit Union in Wellington was robbed Saturday. Wellington Police Chief Mike Barrett said the robber entered the credit union, 216 N. Main St., shortly before noon and demanded money from a bank teller, who initially refused to give him any money. Barrett said the man then told the teller that Read More…

McAllister solid, Adams hit hard in debut as Indians bounced by White Sox

CLEVELAND — Zach McAllister’s first time back on a big league mound went relatively well Saturday afternoon at Progressive Field. Austin Adams’ major league debut? Not so much. McAllister pitched well, but a lack of offense and a forgettable outing from Adams spelled defeat for the Indians, who dropped a 6-2 decision to the White Read More…

Patsy Irene (Dickenson) Torrence

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Patsy Irene (Dickenson) Torrence (nee Willis), 87, of Grafton, passed away Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at the Abbewood, following a long illness. She was born April 27, 1927 in Coeburn, Virginia. Patsy worked for General Motors Company for 30 years as a machine operator, and was their calendar pin-up girl. She was also a member Read More…

Henry Eugene Scott “Gene”

Henry Eugene Scott “Gene”, 83, of Eaton Township, passed away Thursday, June 5, 2014 in the New Life Hospice Residential Center in Lorain. He was born and raised in Crab Orchard, Tennessee. He was the beloved husband of Faith-Mehle Scott; father of Theresa, Carl and Terry (deceased); step father to Bob, Steve and Jerry Fronczak; Read More…

Appeals court ruling gives convicted killer more hearings

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ELYRIA — Convicted killer Melissa Dovala will get another day in court to argue that her defense lawyer, now Lorain County Common Pleas Judge James Burge, failed to adequately prepare for her 2005 trial. The 9th District Court of Appeals ruled Monday that Visiting Judge Thomas Pokorny didn’t properly consider the evidence about whether Burge Read More…

Ashland University mourns student killed in crash

WELLINGTON TWP. — A passenger in a vehicle struck about 8 p.m. Friday at the intersection of state Route 18 and Quarry Road has died. Andrew Keim, 21, of Millersburg, was in the right rear passenger seat of a northbound Subaru Legacy that was struck by a westbound Ford F-250 pickup, said Trooper Jeff Boros Read More…

Ashland University mourns student killed in crash

ASHLAND, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio college campus is mourning the loss of a student killed in a weekend car crash. Three other Ashland University students were hospitalized in serious condition after their car went through a stop sign and was struck by a pickup truck in Wellington, in northeast Ohio. The Ohio State Highway 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…