November 1, 2014

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Ohio killer fights execution after gaining 200 pounds on death row

Ronald Post

By Andrew Welsh-Huggins COLUMBUS — At about 450 pounds, Ohio death row inmate Ronald Ray Post is so fat that his executioners won’t be able to find veins in his arms or legs for the lethal injection, and he might even break the death chamber gurney, his lawyers said. If the state is forced to Read More…

Brunswick police blotter for Dec. 6

Brunswick police Wednesday, Nov. 28 12:55 a.m. — Charles Hein Jr., 46, 580 Sandra Drive, was served with a warrant for child neglect. 2 a.m. — Christopher B. Salsbury, 31, 1217 Meadowbrook Blvd., was served with a warrant for failure to appear for a charge of physical control from Medina police. Thursday, Nov. 29 2:48 Read More…

State moves toward shuttering Internet cafes

By John Seewer TOLEDO — Ohio is moving toward shutting down hundreds of storefront gambling operations that have sprouted in strip malls and vacant stores, offering computer games that operate like slot machines with cash prizes. The Ohio House approved a proposal Wednesday that amounts to a virtual ban on the game parlors known as Read More…

Russell E. Richardson

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Russell E. Richardson, 90, of Strongsville, passed away Thursday, November 22, 2012, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born February 13, 1922 to Harry and Myrtle (nee Kenard) Richardson. He married Eleanor Schwartz on December 15, 1945. Russell was a group equipment mechanic for United Airlines and served his country honorably in Read More…

D. Dudley Fetzer MD

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In loving memory of D. Dudley Fetzer MD of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, formerly of Canton. Born and raised in Lodi, Dudley went to the Lord on Monday, December 3, 2012. Preceded in death by his parents, Donald and Gladys Fetzer of Lodi; and sister, Doris Mansfield of Wadsworth. He is survived by his loving Read More…

Betty Adams

Betty Adams, 88, passed away Saturday, December 1, 2012 at Akron Manor Care. Until June, she had resided for past 20 years at Paul E. Belcher Apartments in Akron, after retiring from DiFeo and Sons Poultry. As one of five children, she was born Betty Jane Rush on August 31, 1924, in Bridgeport, Ohio, to Read More…