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  1. Twin manatees Millennium, Falcon depart Columbus ZooTue, 18 Sep 2018 23:37:53 +0000
    Orphaned twin manatee calves that spent nearly two years rehabbing at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium have returned to Florida in preparation for their release into the wild later this year. Millennium and Falcon arrived at the Miami Seaquarium late Monday. There, the 525-pound twins, a male and a female, will complete their final preparations before being released into the waters off the Florida Keys. They were rescued there in October 2016 after their mother, a high- [...] More...
  2. Ohio not sending Guard members, equipment, to North CarolinaTue, 18 Sep 2018 19:50:57 +0000
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio National Guard now says that it is not sending members or equipment to North Carolina to help with recovery from Hurricane Florence Gov. John Kasich earlier announced an agreement to send the Guard members and equipment to the hard-hit state. A convoy was expected to leave Tuesday from Rickenbacker Air National Guard Base in Columbus for Raleigh, North Carolina. The Ohio National Guard said in a later statement Tuesday that North Carolina [...] More...
  3. Police: Dad holds children at gunpoint while woman beats their momTue, 18 Sep 2018 19:21:07 +0000
  4. Twinsburg man testified he killed roommate in self-defenseTue, 18 Sep 2018 18:20:26 +0000
  5. Group of Hall of Famers want health care, salary or they’ll boycott Canton eventsTue, 18 Sep 2018 17:19:21 +0000
    Some of the most popular Pro Football Hall of Famers are threatening not to return to Canton for the annual enshrinement or for the NFL's centennial celebration planned for 2020 in Canton unless they receive health care benefits and a salary from the National Football League. The letter — sent to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, NFL Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice Smith and David Baker, president of the Pro Football Hall of Fame — was sent by Eric [...] More...
  6. Ohio sending Guard members, equipment, to North CarolinaTue, 18 Sep 2018 17:14:19 +0000
    COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich has announced an agreement to send members of the Ohio Army National Guard and equipment to North Carolina to help with recovery from Hurricane Florence flooding. A convoy was expected to leave Tuesday from the Army Enclave at Rickenbacker Air National Guard Base in Columbus. The Guard says 12 soldiers with the Columbus-based 1st Battalion, 137th Aviation Regiment, will travel to Raleigh, North Carolina, with four Heavy [...] More...
  7. Woman, 94, killed during home invasion in ClevelandTue, 18 Sep 2018 17:00:16 +0000
    CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland police are searching for a man suspected of killing a 94-year-old woman and injuring her 74-year-old daughter during a home invasion. Police say Eucebia Garcia died at a hospital after police were called to a home early Monday. Marina Garcia, who family members say received head injuries, was listed in fair condition. A Cleveland police spokeswoman says the suspect pushed out a window air conditioner to get inside the home where he [...] More...
  8. Woman, 94, killed during home invasion in ClevelandTue, 18 Sep 2018 15:52:44 +0000
    CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland police are searching for a man suspected of killing a 94-year-old woman and injuring her 74-year-old daughter during a home invasion. Police say Eucebia Garcia died at a hospital after police were called to a home early Monday. Marina Garcia, who family members say received head injuries, was listed in fair condition. A Cleveland police spokeswoman says the suspect pushed out a window air conditioner to get inside the home where he [...] More...
  9. Execution date sought for convicted Ohio prison riot killerTue, 18 Sep 2018 12:14:29 +0000
    COLUMBUS (AP) — A prosecutor has asked the Ohio Supreme Court to set an execution date for an inmate sentenced to die in the slayings of five fellow inmates during a 1993 prison riot in Ohio. Forty-nine-year-old Keith LaMar was convicted of aggravated murder in 1995 for the deaths of five inmates during an uprising at the Southern Ohio Correctional Institution at Lucasville. He received the death penalty for four of the five killings. Mark Piepmeier is a Hamilton [...] More...
  10. Ohio doctor sentenced for writing fake prescriptionsTue, 18 Sep 2018 11:24:10 +0000
    WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — An Ohio doctor has been sentenced to nearly five years in federal prison for writing fraudulent prescriptions at his West Virginia practice. The U.S. Attorney’s office says Dr. Tod Hagins, of Wintersville, Ohio, was sentenced Monday. He pleaded guilty in April to charges including conspiracy to distribute controlled substances outside the bounds of professional medical practice and money laundering. The 52-year-old Hagins operated a practice in [...] More...
Morning Journal
  1. Lorain man hopes to create new dog park to honor his wifeTue, 18 Sep 2018 21:47:16 -0400
    A Lorain man hopes the city will embrace a project that could create a new public dog park while paying tribute to his wife.Kelly R. Tressel, 45, of Lorain, died July 14 in a motorcycle crash in Ottawa County.Now her husband, Keith Tressel, 47, hopes to create a dog park to honor his wife, who was a dog lover her entire life. More...
  2. Lorain mayor, police union endorse Cordray for opioid fightTue, 18 Sep 2018 20:12:11 -0400
    Lorain's mayor and police union president said they believe Democratic gubernatorial candidate Richard Cordray is the better candidate to address Ohio's continuing opioid addiction crisis.Mayor Chase Ritenauer and Kyle Gelenius, president of the Fraternal Order of Police Lorain Lodge No. 3, on Sept. More...
  3. Elyria man accused of attempted arson, OVITue, 18 Sep 2018 19:58:07 -0400
    A 57-year-old Elyria man is facing charges and is accused of trying to set a Fairview Park home on fire, according to a police report.On Aug. 30 at approximately 3:30 a.m. on older white male was spotted walking behind a home with a gas can at a resident on West 223rd Street. According to the report the man was attempting to set a gas grill on fire behind the home he believed belonged to his ex brother-in-law. More...
  4. Young Midview Middies engage in health, wellness at Field DayTue, 18 Sep 2018 19:52:49 -0400
    The sun was beaming on Midview High School's Ross Field and youngsters in the district Sept. 18, during the fourth annual United We Sweat Field Day.However, the rays were no match for fifth- through eighth-grade students in Midview School District who participated in health and wellness activities. More...
  5. Lorain man killed in fatal traffic crashTue, 18 Sep 2018 19:25:30 -0400
    Lorain police are investigating a fatal crash Sept. 12 involving a bicyclist, according to a news release.Christopher Clifford, 51, of Caroline Avenue in Lorain, died from his fatal injuries in the crash.At 9:32 p.m., the Lorain Police Department Traffic Bureau was called to the scene on West 21st Street, west of the intersection with Westpark Drive. More...
  6. Hardy, Lorain School Board talk about not talkingTue, 18 Sep 2018 19:01:13 -0400
    The patience of the public may be wearing thin for some who would like to see Lorain City Schools' chief executive officer and the city school board of education develop a working relationship.Lorain City School board members have complained about More...
  7. North Ridgeville library holds story time that focuses on interactionTue, 18 Sep 2018 17:58:26 -0400
    The Lorain Public Library System North Ridgeville Branch, 35700 Bainbridge Road, incorporated a little bit of everything Sept. 17 to make their its entertaining for children."The program is Tales for Twos Story Times and it mostly consists of kids 2 years (old), hence the name, but we have some 3 year olds here as well," said Ally Morgan, youth services director for the branch. More...
  8. Lorain City Schools Board of Education tackles security concernsTue, 18 Sep 2018 17:48:01 -0400
    Members of the Lorain City Schools Board of Education are continuing to examine ways to stem the perception of violence.Since the beginning of the school year, Lorain police have documented 21 fights on Lorain High School property including 10 inside the building and additional fights taking place in the areas around George Daniel Field and Ashland Avenue. More...
  9. Clague Playhouse's farcical 'Murder Room' slices up the laughs | Theater reviewTue, 18 Sep 2018 17:24:07 -0400
    With trap-doors, secret rooms and false identities, the murder-mystery on stage at Clague Playhouse in Westlake has all the makings of an evening of intrigue and horror. But Jack Sharkey's "Murder Room" also has imbecilic characters, a script filled with farce and director Ron Newell at the helm, resulting two hours of nonstop laughter. More...
  10. Second Harvest to host culinary event Sept. 30Tue, 18 Sep 2018 17:28:06 -0400
    The 13th annual Generous Helpings culinary event, hosted by Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio, will highlight 18 local restaurants and chefs Sept. 30. The event will run from 5-8 p.m. at the Second Harvest facility, More...
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