May 22, 2015

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If at first you fail to steal, try, try again

VERMILION — Perhaps the Vermilion man wanted to drown his sorrows after his arrest for shoplifting. Whatever the reason, Stephen Harris, 42, probably should have thought better of his actions — Vermilion police say that on Monday, in a span of less than four hours, they arrested Harris twice for shoplifting. The first time was Read More…

Roundup: July 13, 2008

State Route 2 rest stop reopens VERMILION — The rest area in the westbound lanes of state Route 2 just east of Erie County has been reopened following an improvement project. Located a half mile east of the Erie County line, the rest area was closed for weeks while the parking area was repaved and Read More…

Blotter: July 23, 2008

Elyria police Monday, July 21 8:42 a.m. – 100 block Harrison St., car window smashed and GPS stolen. 8:43 a.m. – Offices of attorney Jonathon Rosebaum, Third St., broken window. 9:08 a.m. – 200 block West Ave., copper plumbing stolen from vacant building. 9:43 a.m. – 100 block Hamilton St., GPS stolen from van. 1:50 Read More…

Vermilion man arrested twice in same day for shoplifting

  VERMILION –  Perhaps the Vermilion man wanted to drown his sorrows after his arrest earlier Monday for shoplifting? Regardless, Stephen Harris, 42, probably should have thought better of it. That’s because Vermilion police say that on Monday – in a span of less than four hours – they arrested Harris twice for shoplifting. The Read More…

A-Rod signs with William Morris agency

NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez signed another big-league contract, joining the William Morris Agency in an attempt to extend his brand beyond the baseball diamond The New York Yankees slugger signed with the powerhouse talent agency in Beverly Hills, Calif., and becomes part of a client list that includes some of the biggest names Read More…

NASA center in Ohio looks to the moon

  CLEVELAND (AP) — Before NASA astronauts rocket to Mars, they’re supposed to return to the moon in a sweet new ride to test-drive everything from high-tech maps and buggies to new spacesuits and next-generation power sources. “We’re going to use the moon as a proving ground to go on to Mars and other destinations,” Read More…

Estelle Getty of `Golden Girls’ dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Estelle Getty, the diminutive actress who spent 40 years struggling for success before landing a role of a lifetime in 1985 as the sarcastic octogenarian Sophia on TV’s “The Golden Girls,” has died. She was 84. Getty, who suffered from advanced dementia, died at about 5:30 a.m. Tuesday at her Hollywood Read More…

Report: Ohio GOP finds candidate for A.G.’s race

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A newspaper is reporting that the Ohio Republican Party has selected a former federal prosecutor as its candidate for attorney general in November. The Columbus Dispatch, citing a source it did not name, reported on its Web site Tuesday that the party has chosen D. Michael Crites, who is now a Read More…

Serbian war crime suspect hid in plain sight

  BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Radovan Karadzic grew a long, white beard to conceal his identity and even managed to openly practice alternative medicine while in hiding, officials said Tuesday in revealing details of the war crimes fugitive’s capture after a decade on the run. Karadzic, the wartime leader of Bosnian Serbs, was arrested Monday Read More…

Ohio storms leave damage, outages

The sound of chain saws cutting through downed trees has replaced the thunder and howling wind from a storm that battered southeast Ohio’s Perry County. Numerous roads are closed, and Sheriff William Barker has advised motorists to beware of debris. Besides the trees, the high winds early Tuesday also damaged roofs on homes, and woman Read More…