August 30, 2014

Intermittent clouds

Man on lam no more

ELYRIA – Drew Manns is back in the county jail. Manns, who has developed a habit of slipping out of custody, was arrested early Tuesday afternoon after Elyria police received a tip that he was on Villanova Circle, where he engaged in a three-hour standoff with police at his parents` house in September. He is Read More…

Selection starts for jurors in domestic terrorism trial

TOLEDO – Jury selection began Tuesday in the trial of three men charged with plotting to recruit and train terrorists to attack U.S. and allied troops overseas. Mohammad Zaki Amawi, Marwan Othman El-Hindi and Wassim I. Mazloum are accused of conspiring to kill or maim people outside the United States, including military personnel in Iraq. Read More…

PRIMARY 2008: Clinton wins Texas

Multiple news organizations are reporting Sen. Hillary Clinton of New York has won the Texas Democratic primary over rival Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois

PRIMARY 2008: Kucinich winning challenge to Congressional seat in early results

COLUMBUS — Dennis Kucinich, the liberal Ohio politician who made two failed White House campaigns, fought Tuesday in the Democratic primary to keep his seat against the toughest, best-financed challenger in his 12-year congressional career. Although the presidential primary commanded most of the nation’s attention, Kucinich’s race was the best known congressional contest on ballots Read More…

PRIMARY 2008: Clinton wins Ohio

Multiple news organizations are reporting Sen. Hillary Clinton of New York has won the Ohio Democratic primary over rival Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois. With about 60 percent of the vote counted, Lorain County overwhelmingly went to Clinton.  

School closings

The bad weather is already taking its toll on classes for Wednesday. In Lorain County, Avon Lake City Schools have announced the district will be closed. In Cuyahoga County, Bay Village, Fairview, Lakewood, North Olmsted and Rocky River school districts are all closed Wednesday.  

Motorists told to stay off roads as snow, ice blankets region

A wintery mix of icy rain and snow has road crews scrambling to keep the highways clear tonight. “Everybody’s working at full capacity,” said Dispatcher Elizabeth Hyer of the Elyria post of the Ohio Highway Patrol. Slick conditions sent a number of vehicles into ditches, but there were no serious accidents reported by 9 p.m., Read More…

PRIMARY 2008: Clinton wins Rhode Island

WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodman Clinton has won the Democratic primary in Rhode Island.  

PRIMARY 2008: Huckabee expected to drop out

WASHINGTON — The Associated Press has learned Mike Huckabee will drop out of the presidential race shortly.

PRIMARY 2008: McCain clinches nomination

WASHINGTON — John McCain has clinched the Republican presidential nomination, according to The Associated Press delegate count.