September 30, 2014

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Indians notes: Hafner overcomes inactivity

CLEVELAND – An extended stint out of the lineup would affect most hitters. Not Travis Hafner apparently.
After being saddled to the bench for nine straight games during a recent interleague road trip, Hafner, who was hot prior to the trip, picked up where he left off. Through the first two games of the homestand, the [...] Read More…

Indians 3, Blue Jays 1: Tribe wins fourth straight

CLEVELAND – Aaron Laffey vs. Jesse Litsch.
Not exactly the makings of a pitching duel, but that’s how it played out Wednesday night at Progressive Field.
With both unheralded starters limiting the offensive production, it made for a low-hit and low-scoring affair that Laffey and the Indians got the better of in a 3-1 victory over the [...] Read More…

Cavs on verge of hiring Byron Scott as coach

INDEPENDENCE –  In a sudden twist of events, the Cavaliers were Wednesday night on the verge of hiring Byron Scott as their next head coach.
A source confirmed the Cavaliers were hammering out contract details with Scott and agent Brian McInerney. An official announcement could come at any time, but will most likely occur on Thursday.
The [...] Read More…

Indians 3, Blue Jays 1: Tribe wins fourth straight

Aaron Laffey allowed just a run on five hits over six innings, helping the Indians to a 3-1 victory over the Blue Jays on Wednesday night at Progressive Field.
It was Cleveland’s fourth straight win, matching its season-high winning streak.
Matt LaPorta homered for the second time in two days.
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Woman hurt in Tahoe-train accident identified

A Jaguar reportedly driven by a Maumee resident crashed through the back of the Weatherstone Commons clubhouse, 1100 Ledgestone Drive, about 3 a.m. Sunday, police said. (Photo provided)

YORK TWP. — A township woman was injured when her Chevy Tahoe collided with a train Wednesday afternoon at Smith Road. The driver of the Tahoe, Libby Forstner, 48, was listed in serious condition at Akron General Hospital, a hospital spokeswoman said Wednesday night. No one has been charged in the accident, but the train’s Read More…

Woman injured in Tahoe-train crash

A woman was injured when her sport utility vehicle collided with a train this afternoon in York Township.

YORK TWP. — A woman was injured when her Chevrolet Tahoe collided with a train this afternoon at Smith Road. Ohio Highway Patrol troopers said the Tahoe was westbound on Smith and the train was eastbound on the Wheeling and Lake Erie tracks when it hit the vehicle’s passenger side. Troopers said the driver of Read More…

20 arrested in Medina-area drug raids

Authorities seized handguns, a shotgun and marijuana plants today from a home in Lafayette Township. (Kaitlin Bushinski / Gazette)

MEDINA — Medina police, in partnership with the Medina County Drug Task Force and the U.S. Marshals Service, arrested 18 individuals Wednesday on drug-related charges and discovered a marijuana growth operation. Police Chief Patrick Berarducci called Wednesday’s roundup one of the most successful of its kind in the county’s history. Two of 20 suspects already Read More…

Medina man arrested in wife’s death

Auerswald

MEDINA — Following a year’s investigation, police arrested Dennis K. Auerswald, 60, of 1296 Dover Drive, today in the poisoning death of his wife in February 2009. Police allege Auerswald, a retired major in the U.S. Air Force, poisoned his wife, Maureen Kay Auerswald, 60, over a period of time. Chief Patrick Berarducci declined to Read More…

SIGNING LeBRON, Part 2: Many reasons to remain a Cav

The second of a two-part series detailing the major free-agent decisions confronting Cavaliers superstar LeBron James. Read Part 1.

INDEPENDENCE — LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh supposedly have talked about all three signing with the Miami Heat, even if it means each receiving a bit less than the maximum salary.
James was reportedly in New [...] Read More…

Cavs seem close to hiring Brian Shaw

INDEPENDENCE — With a new rumor about LeBron James’ impending free agency seemingly surfacing every few hours, the most sound one Tuesday had the Cavaliers on the verge of hiring Brian Shaw as their next head coach.
Several outlets went so far as to report the two sides had agreed on a deal — Shaw is [...] Read More…