December 18, 2014

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BREAKING: Suspect in custody at Georgia school shooting

DECATUR, Ga. — A suspect was in custody after reports of gunfire at an Atlanta-area elementary school Tuesday, the school chief said, with television footage showing young students running out the school being escorted by teachers and police. Michael Thurmond told The Associated Press he had no reports of injuries and that all students and Read More…

Medina Schools attorneys seek dismissal in Stepp lawsuit

Randy Stepp

To see Medina Schools’ request for dismissal of defamation allegations, click here. To see a list of the dates, click here. Attorneys representing Medina Schools board members hope to get half of a lawsuit filed by Superintendent Randy Stepp dropped from what increasingly promises to be a multiyear case. Deadlines for preliminary motions and other pretrial actions Read More…

PHOTOS: Heritage Elementary students leave their mark

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Prep Athletes of the Week for Aug. 20

Karly Alexander

Boys soccer Tommy Lear, Medina: Senior forward scored goal and had assist in 2-0 season-opening win over St. Vincent-St. Mary. … Used toe-poke to score early in first half. … Goal was first of varsity career. … One of nine returning starters for team that went to regional semifinals last season. Boys golf Evan Schreck, Read More…

Democrat leader: Gov. Kasich ethics question unresolved

The Ohio Ethics Commission’s dismissal last week of complaints involving Republican Gov. John Kasich and his privatized economic development office left unanswered ethical questions, the top Democrat in the Ohio House said Monday. House Democratic Leader Tracy Maxwell Heard said Ohioans deserved a full ethics investigation into whether compensation Kasich received from Worthington Industries was Read More…

Tribe: Stolen bases have helped out offense

OAKLAND, Calif. — When the Indians added Drew Stubbs and Michael Bourn to the roster last winter, fans figured the season would feature a festival of base stealing. That’s because two of the more prolific base stealers in baseball were joining a team that already included talented runners Jason Kipnis, Michael Brantley and even Asdrubal Read More…

Relative charged with multiple counts of rape

Timothy Zimmerer

MEDINA — A New Hampshire man pleaded not guilty Monday to raping a young family member at least 16 times between 1999 and 2002. Timothy S. Zimmerer, of North Conway, was charged by secret indictment in July with nine counts of raping a child under age 13 and seven counts of rape. Raping a child Read More…

Browns: More tests for Barkevious Mingo

Barkevious Mingo

BEREA — Rookie outside linebacker Barkevious Mingo is scheduled to have more tests on his bruised lung and a timetable for his return to the practice field has yet to be determined. “I think he’s going to go through some tests soon,” CEO Joe Banner said Monday. “It’s still fairly open-ended. Hopefully we’ll get more Read More…

Man, 92, injured in tractor rollover

A 92-year-old man was injured when the tractor he was riding rolled over at about noon Monday at the 3600 block of East Smith Road. The man was transported by emergency helicopter to MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland. PHOTO PROVIDED BY MONTVILLE POLICE

MONTVILLE TWP. — A 92-year-old man was injured when his tractor rolled over Monday morning, trapping him underneath. Montville Police Chief Terry Grice said Ted Chandler was working behind his barn on his full-size tractor at about 11:45 a.m. at 3673 E. Smith Road. “He got on some unstable ground and the tractor rolled, pinning Read More…

Browns: So far, Benjamin has been money in the bank

BEREA — Travis Benjamin made the play of the game in the preseason opener vs. the St. Louis Rams. He sprinted across the field, turned the corner and was gone — untouched — on a 91-yard punt return for a touchdown. On Thursday against the Lions, he had an 82-yard return for a touchdown called Read More…