February 10, 2016

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Berlin Heights man injured in Interstate 90 accident

AVON – A Berlin Heights man was transported to University Hospitals Avon Medical Center after crashing into a guard rail on Interstate 90 Friday morning. Avon Fire Lt. Brett Brueshler said the 58-year-old man was traveling east on Interstate 90 around 9 a.m. when he lost control of his small sedan near the Route 611 Read More…

Avon councilman: Political sign laws aren’t being enforced

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AVON — The placement of political signs has some people peeved. Signs of any kind aren’t allowed to be placed on public right-of-ways, and Councilman Dennis McBride, 2nd Ward, wants the city to enforce its laws and remove any signs in violation of the law, including political candidate signs. McBride, who raised the issue during Read More…

NFL will investigate Johnny Manziel incident, and coach Mike Pettine says he could face discipline from team

BEREA — No charges were filed against quarterback Johnny Manziel after he was questioned Oct. 12 by Avon police following an argument with his girlfriend in a car, but he could still face discipline from the league and the Browns. “It is standard procedure to look into any incident that is a potential violation of Read More…

Avon police releases audio, video of Manziel traffic stop

In a capture of a video by Avon police, Johnny Manziel talks to a police officer during a traffic stop on Oct. 12.

Avon police released dash camera videos and 911 calls following an incident last Monday involving Browns backup quarterback Johnny Manziel. A driver on I-90 westbound called police and said Manziel passed her on the left shoulder, in her estimation at 90 mph, then cut across the lanes to the right to exit at Nagel Road. Read More…

Avon rising: New water tower hoisted into place

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AVON — A giant water tower bowl was hoisted into place Thursday on the corner of state Route 83 and Mills Road. Avon Utilities Superintendent Tony Lorenzo said Construction crews from Texas-based CB&I Inc. lifted the bowl of the new 3 million gallon water tower into place with no problems, bringing the $7.4 million project Read More…

Cincinnati man inks deal to run, looks to buy Lake Erie Crushers

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AVON — Growing up in the Cincinnati area, Tom Kramig was, and still is, a diehard baseball fan. In his wildest dreams, he never envisioned owning his own franchise. On Tuesday, Kramig came one step closer to that reality. His company, Blue Dog Baseball LLC, signed a deal with Avon Pro Baseball LLC that allowed Read More…

Victims in Avon shooting ID’d; police continue investigation

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AVON — Police continue to investigate a Sandy Lane shooting in which a man allegedly killed another man Sunday afternoon before taking his own life. Robert Miller, 33, of Avon Lake, allegedly assaulted his estranged fiancee, Emily Phillips, 31, and held Phillips against her will in her home before shooting David Fontecchio, 37, of North Read More…

UPDATE: Avon police identify man killed in Sandy Lane standoff

AVON — Police have identified the man killed in a Sandy Lane standoff Sunday afternoon. David Fontecchio, 37, of North Ridgeville, was shot by Robert J. Miller at the home of Emily Phillips, 31, police said.  Fontecchio was found on the front steps of the home around 2:50 p.m., shortly after police responded to a 911 call Read More…

Avon shooting leaves 2 dead

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AVON — By the time police called through a loudspeaker about 4 p.m. Sunday for Robert J. Miller to come out of the house at 3341 Sandy Lane that they had surrounded, he was dead. Police said Miller fatally shot himself after shooting to death another man, whose body was found on the porch of Read More…

2 dead in hostage standoff in Avon

AVON — Two men are dead in a domestic dispute in a home at 3341 Sandy Lane. Police responded to a shots-fired call about 2:50 p.m. and found a man fatally shot at the home, said Police Chief Richard Bosley. The man is believed to have been killed by another man who later fatally shot Read More…