September 5, 2015

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Crews battling fire in Brooklyn Heights

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS, Ohio— Fire crews are battling an early morning blaze in a commercial building in a Cleveland suburb. Police officers in Brooklyn Heights saw the fire broke out around 3:30 a.m. and several fire departments have responded. The flames and smoke were visible from Interstate 77 and Interstate 480 south of Cleveland early Monday. Read More…

West Shoreway construction getting under way

CLEVELAND — Work on a Cleveland lakefront highway is scheduled to get underway this week with lane closures and lower speed limits. The work beginning Monday on the West Shoreway marks the final phase of a $95 million project to connect neighborhoods on Cleveland’s west side with Lake Erie. Speed limits in both directions will Read More…

Old rape kits, four brave women bring serial rapist to justice

CLEVELAND — When Stacey Fifer arrived at the prison one day last September, she was carrying four old photos of women, strangers to one another but bound by terrifying memories of the same man. The criminal investigator had strong suspicions Dwayne Wilson was that man. A letter from the state crime lab had linked Wilson’s Read More…

Elyria man arrested for Westlake assault

Kuhn

WESTLAKE — A man, reportedly under the influence of drugs or alcohol was arrested after witnesses said he beat a Cleveland woman at Crocker Park in Westlake. At 9:37 p.m. Tuesday, multiple witnesses reported seeing Mitchell Kuhn, 25, of Olive Street, Elyria, beating a woman in a parking lot near the Regal Crocker Park movie Read More…

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…

Avon High principal leaves

ELYRIA – Avon High School will have a new principal next year. Chad Coffman, who lead the high school for the past decade, tendered his resignation July 6. He has accepted a post with the Parma school district, where he’ll serve as the principal of Parma High School. Coffman “served the school faithfully for many Read More…