November 28, 2014

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Roundup: Garnett, Pierce trade to Nets in the works

A person with knowledge of the talks says the Nets and Celtics are discussing a deal that would bring Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce to Brooklyn. Yahoo Sports, which first reported the talks, said the Nets would also get veteran Jason Terry from the Celtics while sending Gerald Wallace, Tornike Shengelia, the expiring contract of Read More…

SWAT shot, injured hostage in Brunswick standoff

Rahna Fahringer, who was shot in the hand and arm as SWAT team members ended a 30-hour standoff at her Brunswick home.

A state investigation concluded a SWAT team shot and injured Rahna Fahringer on Dec. 1 as authorities tried to end a 30-hour standoff in which she was held hostage in her Brunswick home by her former boyfriend. The report, written by Special Agent Arvin Clar from the Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation, found bullets Read More…

PHOTOS: Children, families have ‘Sundaes on Thursday’

Ryan and Elisha Vitou, of Medina, feed their son, Wesley, 1, during the ice cream social.

The Medina County Board of Developmental Disabilities sponsored “Sundaes on Thursday” on Medina’s Public Square.

Welcome to Weymouth Township?

MEDINA TWP. — Township officials are exploring whether to change the township’s name to Weymouth, the onetime seat of Medina County. “We are just kicking the idea around,” Trustee Michael Todd said. Todd said most people he has talked with are opposed, but that he doesn’t believe that is a true representation of the township Read More…

Man indicted for theft turns himself in

William Osiek

MEDINA — A 49-year-old Parma Heights man who was indicted last week in a case involving the theft of thousands of dollars in merchandise from a Liverpool Township warehouse turned himself in Thursday morning. William R. Osiek is charged with one count of theft, a fifth-degree felony punishable by up to a year in prison. Read More…

Former most-wanted fugitive heading to prison

Dayshawn Wheeler

MEDINA — A Medina man convicted of pistol-whipping and stabbing his way onto the U.S. Marshal Service’s most wanted list will spend 12 years in prison. Dayshawn C. Wheeler, 23, of 525 Birch Hill Drive, Apt. B7, was sentenced by Medina County Common Pleas Judge James L. Kimbler on Thursday morning. Wheeler pleaded guilty last Read More…

Ohio abortion-rights group protests restrictions

About 70 abortion-rights supporters gathered Thursday outside the Ohio Statehouse to protest restrictions on abortion providers that Republican lawmakers slipped into the proposed state budget at the last minute. Republicans amended the state’s spending bill earlier this week to require abortion providers to inform pregnant women seeking the procedure if a fetal heartbeat is present. Read More…

U.S. Senate passes immigration bill

The Senate on Thursday voted 68-32 to overhaul the nation’s immigration system, an ambitious plan that creates a path to citizenship for millions of undocumented immigrants while requiring tough new steps to secure the nation’s borders. The measure, the most sweeping changes to immigration law since the 1980s, now faces a perilous path in the Read More…

Wadsworth police log for June 28

Wadsworth police Friday, June 21 1:09 a.m. — 100 block Durling Drive, assault reported. 12:44 p.m. — 100 block Great Oaks Trail, Kim Wayne Kleman, 45, Hancock County, charged with falsification, driving under suspension and no license, and arrested on a warrant for failure to pay child support. 1:18 p.m. — Interstate 76 at High Read More…

Clinton Theodore Auman, Jr.

Auman, Clint photo

Clinton Theodore Auman, Jr., an avid Browns fan, self-proclaimed chick magnet, and all-American guy, passed in peace, surrounded by his family, at the age of 66. He was born July 4, 1946 in a small town in Pennsylvania. He emulated everything our nation’s holiday stood for: ‘murican-made cars, hamburgers with NO onions and doing what Read More…