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  1. Householder backers shower his House candidates with moneySat, 16 Jun 2018 05:01:00 +0000
    Republican House candidate Brett Hillyer, who won a razor-thin primary victory in May, reported just 12 campaign donations on his latest campaign report. But again proving that it literally pays to align with Rep. Larry Householder and his bid to become the next House speaker, those few contributions, coming over a two-week period, added up to nearly $75,000. That included $12,500 each from Reps. Jay Edwards of Nelsonville and Jonathan Dever of Cincinnati, who stood [...] More...
  2. DeWine holds money lead in governor's raceSat, 16 Jun 2018 00:21:43 +0000
    As the focus turns toward the November election, new campaign-finance reports show Democrats have advantages over Republicans in key downticket races, though GOP governor candidate Mike DeWine still has a sizeable money lead. Heading into the summer, DeWine, the current attorney general, has $4.6 million more cash on hand than Democrat Richard Cordray, though the two reported similar fundraising totals since mid-April. Both candidates battled though primary challenges and as of [...] More...
  3. Woman dies after being pulled through Charles Mill DamFri, 15 Jun 2018 19:25:35 +0000
  4. American Greetings apologizes for 'Baby Daddy' cardFri, 15 Jun 2018 19:04:20 +0000
    CLEVELAND (AP) — American Greetings has apologized for a Father’s Day card that drew criticism on social media for depicting a black couple over the words "Baby Daddy." The inside of the card reads: "You’re a wonderful husband and father — and I’m so grateful to have you as my partner, my friend, and my baby daddy! Happy Father’s Day." American Greetings says the front page communicated "an unintentional meaning that is out-of-touch [...] More...
  5. Woman who killed 2 teens while texting sentenced to prison in AkronFri, 15 Jun 2018 18:02:16 +0000
    AKRON — A woman who drifted off a road while texting and struck and killed two teenage girls has been sentenced to six years in prison. Twenty-five-year-old Natasha Boggs, of New Franklin, asked for forgiveness before being sentenced Friday in Akron. Boggs pleaded guilty in March to two counts of involuntary manslaughter, and one count each of vehicular assault and attempted tampering with evidence for the deaths of 14-year-old Taylor Galloway, of Akron, and 14- [...] More...
  6. Ohio lawmaker cleared by former law firm in harassment probeFri, 15 Jun 2018 17:57:21 +0000
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Records show a powerful Ohio lawmaker was quietly cleared in a sexual harassment investigation conducted by his former law firm. A report obtained this week by The Associated Press shows Republican state Rep. Bill Seitz, of Cincinnati, was investigated after a female House employee complained Jan. 30 that remarks he made at a staff going-away party worsened an already hostile Statehouse work environment. Seitz previously apologized . Special [...] More...
  7. Authorities: Woman's death, family slaying don't seem linkedFri, 15 Jun 2018 17:56:47 +0000
    LATHAM, Ohio (AP) — State investigators reviewing the death of a woman found in woods in southern Ohio say they have no reason to believe it’s linked to the slayings of some of her relatives in a 2016 family massacre. Authorities say 35-year-old Violet Taylor, of Latham, was found Monday along a rural road, roughly 60 miles (97 kilometers) south of Columbus. They haven’t shared other details. A spokesman says Ohio’s Bureau of Criminal [...] More...
  8. Ohio's unemployment rate unchanged in MayFri, 15 Jun 2018 14:37:19 +0000
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State officials say Ohio’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was unchanged from April to May at 4.3 percent and remained higher than the national rate. The state’s unemployment rate in May 2017 stood at 5.1 percent. The national rate was 3.8 percent in May, down from 3.9 percent in April and 4.3 percent in May 2017. The state’s Job and Family Services Department says Ohio’s nonagricultural wage and [...] More...
  9. Black Akron legislator wants meeting to discuss being stopped by security Fri, 15 Jun 2018 12:27:49 +0000
  10. FBI to investigate Ohio company that failed to deliver tripsFri, 15 Jun 2018 12:09:11 +0000
    CLEVELAND (AP) — The FBI has opened an investigation into an Ohio company that failed to deliver on pre-paid field trips for more than a dozen schools and thousands of students from across the state. A spokesman for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Cleveland said Thursday it makes sense for the FBI to investigate Discovery Tours Inc. because of the number of Ohio counties involved. Hundreds of consumer complaints have been filed with the state attorney general. [...] More...
Morning Journal
  1. Coroner identifies body found in ElyriaSun, 17 Jun 2018 22:25:43 -0400
    The body of a woman was found with burns on June 17 at a residence in the 200 block of 5th St. in Elyria.According to Lorain County Coroner Dr. Stephen Evans, Octavia Garza, 46, of Lorain, was discovered about 3 p.m. after Elyria police and firefighters responded to a fire inside of a garage. More...
  2. Vermilion Fish Fest comes to a closeSun, 17 Jun 2018 22:36:40 -0400
    Another successful Vermilion Festival of the Fish came to a close on June 17.The 52nd edition of the annual lakeside celebration kicked off the final day of festivities with a Father's Day Parade heading down Liberty Avenue.The parade was followed by the annual Vermilion Firefighters Water Fight, introductions of visiting royalty on the main stage and a performance by The Spazmatics. More...
  3. Dunkin' Donuts Avon location becomes next generation storeSun, 17 Jun 2018 22:32:16 -0400
    Dunkin' Donuts break ground June 13 on a new concept store at 1990 Moore Road in Avon, according to a news release.The new restaurant will feature the brand's next generation concept design with a modern atmosphere and innovative technologies, including a drive-thru exclusively for mobile ordering to make running on Dunkin' faster and more convenient than ever before, the release said. More...
  4. Morning house fire on Oberlin AvenueSun, 17 Jun 2018 20:12:07 -0400
    Lorain firefighters made quick work of a house fire on Oberlin Avenue on June 17.According to Captain Frank Griffith at approximately 10:28, the Lorain Fire Department responded to an address in the 2000 block of Oberlin Ave.The blaze began in a back bedroom and firefighters were able to get the main body of the fire under control in about 10 minutes. More...
  5. Lorain County Sheriff's Office holds roundtable with KapturSun, 17 Jun 2018 20:03:30 -0400
    The Lorain County Sheriff's Office recently hosted a special roundtable discussion with U.S. Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur, according to a news release.At the request of the Sheriff's Office, Kaptur visited and discussed important issues impacting law enforcement, corrections and the Drug Task Force. More...
  6. College provides camp for students on summer vacationSun, 17 Jun 2018 19:58:19 -0400
    Lorain County Community College, 1005 N. Abbe Road, is hosting a creative way for young students to learn during their summer vacation.The school's Patsie C. and Dolores Jenee Campana Center for Ideation and Invention is the place for the College's More...
  7. Police responding to fight shoot man; 2 officers injuredSun, 17 Jun 2018 19:58:13 -0400
    EAST CLEVELAND>> Authorities say police responded to a report of man and woman fighting in the street in a Cleveland suburb and one man was shot and two officers were injured.> Authorities say police responded to a report of man and woman fighting in the street in a Cleveland suburb and one man was shot and two officers were injured. Authorities say police responded to a report of man and woman fighting in the street in a Cleveland suburb and one man was shot and two officers were injured.A spokeswoman for the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation said police did find two people engaged in "an altercation" on an East Cleveland street around 1:30 p. More...
  8. Coyotes in Northeast Ohio: Hiding in plain sightSun, 17 Jun 2018 19:00:11 -0400
    Black bears creeping into backyards and residential settings may have garnered their fair share of attention recently, but local wildlife experts say a much smaller, wily predator has always been present in the state of Ohio - the coyote.Coyotes, primarily eastern coyotes, are prevalent in all 88 counties and can thrive in a variety of diverse environments, said Jonathon D. More...
  9. Shots fired at fire department district chief's vehicleSun, 17 Jun 2018 18:58:49 -0400
    CINCINNATI >> Police say the fire department district chief's vehicle was shot at in Cincinnati while fire officials were responding to reports of an overturned car, and one round hit the back of the chief's vehicle.> Police say the fire department district chief's vehicle was shot at in Cincinnati while fire officials were responding to reports of an overturned car, and one round hit the back of the chief's vehicle. Police say the fire department district chief's vehicle was shot at in Cincinnati while fire officials were responding to reports of an overturned car, and one round hit the back of the chief's vehicle.Cincinnati police say the district chief was not injured in the shooting that occurred early Saturday morning. More...
  10. Sex misconduct claims include Ohio State doc's other officeSun, 17 Jun 2018 18:58:25 -0400
    COLUMBUS >> Claims about a former Ohio State University doctor allege sexual misconduct not only in his interactions with students and student-athletes but also at the private, off-campus medical office he had later, according to a law firm representing the school amid an independent investigation.> Claims about a former Ohio State University doctor allege sexual misconduct not only in his interactions with students and student-athletes but also at the private, off-campus medical office he had later, according to a law firm representing the school amid an independent investigation. Claims about a former Ohio State University doctor allege sexual misconduct not only in his interactions with students and student-athletes but also at the private, off-campus medical office he had later, according to a law firm representing the school amid an independent investigation. More...
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