November 28, 2014

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Lodi boys charged in school break-in

LODI — Police have arrested two juveniles in connection with a burglary at the former Lodi Elementary School. Two Lodi boys, 14 and 15 years old, are charged with one count each of burglary and criminal mischief and are being held at the Medina County Juvenile Detention Center, according to police. Police Chief Keith Keough Read More…

Browns: Richardson won’t play in preseason opener

Running back Trent Richardson takes part during a drill at practice. Richardson will not play tonight in the Browns preseason opener against the Rams. (AP FILE PHOTO)

BEREA — Running back Trent Richardson, safety T.J. Ward, and guard Shawn Lauvao will not play tonight when the Browns open their preseason against the St. Louis Rams. Richardson (right shin bruise) and Ward (hamstring strain) have practiced on a limited basis this week, while fellow starter Lauvao (right ankle) was injured Monday at training Read More…

Castro house in Cleveland turned to rubble

An FBI agent watches Wednesday as the house where three women were held captive and raped for more than a decade is being demolished in Cleveland. (AP PHOTO)

With several swipes from the arm of an excavator and applause from spectators, a Cleveland house where three women were held captive and raped for a decade was demolished Wednesday, reduced to rubble in less than an hour and a half. The demolition had the look of a neighborhood celebration, but some residents have been Read More…

Boys golf: Devils live up to hype

NORTON — The members of the Brunswick boys golf team talked the talk all winter, spring and summer. They went out and walked the walk Wednesday, shooting 21-over-par 309 at Barberton Brookside Country Club to capture the fourth annual Medina County Tournament. “They’ve been talking all winter about how they were going to come out Read More…

Brunswick police log for Aug. 8

Brunswick police Thursday, Aug. 1 11:25 p.m. — Darren S. Schofield, 20, 1429 Fox Drive, Brunswick, served with a warrant for failure to appear after he was arrested by Ohio Highway Patrol troopers. Friday, Aug. 2 9:30 a.m. — 200 block Autumn Lane, a rear license plate reported stolen from a vehicle parked in a Read More…

Gymnastics: Yu sisters make history at state championships

MEDINA — If there is a sibling rivalry in the Yu household, right now it’s a tie. Sisters Bethany, McKenzie and Paige Yu became the first group of three siblings to bring home state all-around gymnastics championships in their respective levels. “To be an all-around champion is tough, so for all them to do it Read More…

Seven seeking Medina board seat in November election

November ballots in Medina County will contain a slate of candidates for school board, township trustee and city councils. The filing deadline for the Nov. 5 election was Wednesday, and seven candidates filed to run for three open seats on the Medina school board. Incumbents Tom Cahalan and Doug Adamczyk, who both were appointed earlier Read More…

Browns preseason: Brandon Weeden, Rob Chudzinski in spotlight

Quarterback Brandon Weeden gets the start tonight when the Browns begin the preseason against the Rams. (AP PHOTO)

BEREA — At this time last year, Brandon Weeden was only three months removed from being taken No. 22 in the draft. He had the full support of the coaching staff and front office. He hadn’t thrown an incompletion or interception that mattered. He was the latest answer to the Browns’ long-running unsolved question at Read More…

Three pets lost, three firefighters injured in Granger blaze

A family friend consoles Dr. Ignatius Russo, left, who stands before a burned-out portion of his house at 565 Huntley Drive in Granger Township. The blaze claimed the lives of three of Russo’s pets. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY DAN POMPILI)

Investigators weren’t sure Wednesday night what caused a fire that injured three firefighters and claimed the lives of three pets at a home on Huntley Drive in Granger Township. Township Fire Chief Jim Paulett said three firefighters sustained minor injuries but declined to name them or say which departments they were from. Firefighters from Sharon Read More…

Tribe Wednesday: Indians choke, Tigers win 6-5 in 14 innings

Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera watches his two-run home run off Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Danny Salazar in the eighth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, in Cleveland. (AP PHOTO)

CLEVELAND — Danny Salazar figured he could slip one more fastball by Miguel Cabrera. Rookie mistake. Monumental one. Cabrera, who struck out in his first three at-bats, hit a two-run, go-ahead homer off Salazar in the eighth inning Wednesday night and the Detroit Tigers went on to outlast Cleveland 6-5 in 14 innings to increase Read More…