October 21, 2014

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Appeals court ruling gives convicted killer more hearings

Melissa Dovala

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…

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.