April 28, 2015

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Dimora sentenced to 28 years

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio county commissioner convicted in a wide-ranging federal public corruption case was sentenced Tuesday to 28 years in prison. Ex-Cuyahoga County Commissioner Jimmy Dimora denied any wrongdoing in a statement before he was sentenced. Tearful, Dimora said everything he did was for the good of Cuyahoga County taxpayers. The Read More…

Air Show looking for hometown hero

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland National Air Show is looking for a hometown hero who will be selected for a ride aboard an Air Force Thunderbird jet, the first time in the event’s history that such an offer has been made. The show began taking online nominations of northeast Ohio residents Wednesday and will continue Read More…

Nord relative released from jail

CLEVELAND – Police charged Oberlin resident Clifton Robinson today with one count of aggravated murder in the death of a 25-year-old Warrensville Heights man who died Sunday after being stabbed in the Flats district. Robinson’s housemate, Lydia Nord, 31, whose family founded the Nordson Corp., will be released pending further investigation, said Sgt. Sammy Morris, Read More…

Mangini’s fate? Still unknown

The Browns had nothing to report late Wednesday afternoon regarding president Mike Holmgren’s pivotal meeting with coach Eric Mangini. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported the meeting began at 2 p.m. "We don’t have any updates," team spokesman Neal Gulkis said. Holmgren said Tuesday he hadn’t made up his mind whether to keep Mangini, and that Mangini Read More…

Browns’ Edwards accused of punching LeBron pal

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Braylon Edwards (17) jousts with cornerback Brandon McDonald (22) during warmups Sunday. (AP photo.)

BEREA — Cavaliers forward LeBron James took a verbal shot at one of the city’s other sports stars Monday afternoon after Browns receiver Braylon Edwards allegedly punched a friend of James’ early Monday morning outside a nightclub. James said Edwards punched Edward Givens, a friend of James’ and a promoter with a Cleveland marketing firm, Read More…

Ohio Supreme Court rules against residency rules

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A divided Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that city governments may not require employees to live within city limits. The court ruled 5-2 Wednesday that a 2006 state law preventing local government residency requirements overrides the home rule powers of municipalities. Attorneys for Akron, Lima and Cleveland had argued in January Read More…