Archive for April 19th, 2013
The Associated Press
HOUSTON — J.D. Martinez and Rick Ankiel hit back-to-back homers in the second inning and the Houston Astros held on for a 3-2 win over the Indians on Friday night.
The win snaps a five-game skid for Houston and extends Cleveland’s losing streak to five.
Houston starter Lucas Harrell (1-2) allowed two runs in 5⅔ …Read More
The Associated Press
CLEVELAND — Browns owner Jimmy Haslam pledged to continue running his family’s business — and NFL team — amid a federal investigation into fraud within his company.
Haslam said Friday he has no plans to step aside as president of Pilot Flying J despite federal authorities alleging he was aware of a widespread …Read More
INDEPENDENCE — Everyone and their brother, including Jeff and Stan Van Gundy, is likely to be mentioned as a candidate for the Cavaliers’ vacant head coaching position.
Cavs general manager Chris Grant, who is looking for a defensive-minded coach with a history of success, is likely to move quickly when it comes to finding …Read More
WATERTOWN, Mass. — Lifting days of anxiety for a city and a nation on edge, police captured the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect, found bloodied in a backyard boat Friday night less than 24 hours after a wild car chase and gun battle that left his older brother dead and Boston and its suburbs sealed …Read More
NFL spokesman says league has no plans to ask owner Jimmy Haslam to step away from team during Pilot Fying J investigation
The NFL has no plans to ask Browns owner Jimmy Haslam to step away from the team while the FBI and IRS investigate Pilot Flying J, league spokesman Greg Aiello said in an email to The Chronicle-Telegram.
Haslam is CEO of Pilot Flying J, the nation’s largest truck-stop company. His father, Jim, founded the company.
Pilot Flying …Read More
There is a sobriety checkpoint scheduled for tonight in Medina Township, on state Route 18 east of River Styx Road.
Lt. Bill Haymaker said in a press release that the checkpoint will last from 8:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. and is being conducted in conjunction with the Medina County OVI Taskforce.
State law mandates police announce in …Read More
INDEPENDENCE — The Cavaliers never played much defense under coach Byron Scott, so general manager Chris Grant went on the offensive Thursday morning.
Grant fired his head coach the morning after the Cavs’ concluded a 24-58 season with a 105-98 loss in Charlotte, dropping their record to a dismal 64-166 in three seasons under Scott, whose …Read More
BEREA — CEO Joe Banner has said the Browns will give quarterback Brandon Weeden the opportunity to succeed in 2013. Coach Rob Chudzinski said Weeden impressed him in this week’s three-day minicamp with his intelligence, desire and work ethic.
Yet the Browns will work out Florida State quarterback EJ Manuel on Saturday and have already worked …Read More
Local authorities said they’re not ready to take on Internet sweepstakes cafes in Medina County.
In Cleveland, search warrants were served Wednesday at six Internet cafes after Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced he was creating a task force to assist local law enforcement and prosecutors in going after Internet cafes.
“These establishments advertised themselves like casinos, …Read More
Paramedics. They race to the scenes of crashes, fires and other emergencies. Thanks to a 12-week course, everyday people can learn about the life-saving job and its techniques.
Nine people practiced bandaging a wounded child, using an automated external defibrillator, treating a fractured leg and diagnosing a patient with chest pains. The simulations were part of …Read More