May 5, 2015

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Murray Ridge bus involved in crash

CARLISLE TWP. — Eight adult program workers for the Murray Ridge Center were being taken to area emergency rooms after the school bus they were riding in was involved in an accident this afternoon, according to Amber L. Fisher, the center’s superintendent. No one is believed to be seriously injured but everyone was taken to Read More…

It wasn’t your imagination: The earth really did shake

An earthquake along the Quebec-Ontario border in Canada this afternoon was felt across Northeast Ohio, including in Lorain County. The 5.0 magnitude earthquake happened at about 1:45 p.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. That is considered a moderate earthquake, according to the USGS website. Residents in Lorain and Elyria felt the tremor. Lorain County Read More…

EMH sells half its interest in Amherst Hospital; lays off 25

ELYRIA — EMH Regional Healthcare System has sold a 50 percent stake in Amherst Hospital to a group of local physicians who practice out of the hospital. The agreement, which creates a for-profit joint venture between EMH and the doctors, went into effect Sunday, said EMH CEO and President Dr. Don Sheldon. The hospital will Read More…

Madoff gets maximum 150 years in prison

NEW YORK (AP) — Bernard Madoff has been sentenced to the maximum 150 years in prison for his multibillion-dollar fraud scheme. U.S. District Judge Denny Chin handed down the sentence in New York on Monday. Defense attorneys had sought 12 years, while prosecutors wanted the maximum. The federal probation department had recommended 50 years. Chin Read More…

Farrah Fawcett dies at 62

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Farrah Fawcett, whose stunning looks and blinding smile made her a pop icon of the 1970s, has died. She was 62. Her spokesman, Paul Bloch, says Fawcett died Thursday morning in a Santa Monica hospital. Her 2½-year battle with cancer was depicted in the TV documentary “Farrah’s Story.” She burst on Read More…

Carson sidekick Ed McMahon dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ed McMahon, the loyal “Tonight Show” sidekick who bolstered boss Johnny Carson with guffaws and a resounding “H-e-e-e-e-e-ere’s Johnny!” for 30 years, died early Tuesday. He was 86. McMahon died shortly after midnight at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center surrounded by his wife, Pam, and other family members, said his publicist, Read More…

Authorities search for missing Ohio boy

NORWALK (AP) – Authorities are looking for a missing 13-year-old northern Ohio boy who they say kept a diary and had made threats toward several faculty members and students at his school. The Huron County sheriff`s office in Norwalk, about 50 miles west of Cleveland, identified the boy as Calvin Riley of the Norwalk suburb Read More…