Archive for September 4th, 2013
BRUNSWICK — Police are looking for a 27-year-old homeless man they believe stabbed another man earlier this afternoon.
The victim told police he was stabbed by Karl M. Phelps behind the Buehler’s Shopping Center on Center Road, said Brunswick Police spokesperson Nick Solar. The police sealed off the Brunswick Lake area and believe …Read More
Medina County Clerk of Courts David Wadsworth entered a no contest plea to a charge of misuse of public funds in connection with his election campaign last fall.
At a hearing Wednesday, Medina Municipal Court Judge Dale Chase agreed to allow Wadsworth to enter the court’s first-time offender program, Alternative Paths.
According to the plea …Read More
MEDINA — A county probate judge again has upheld an Amish family’s right to stop chemotherapy for their 10-year-old daughter’s cancer.
This is the second time Judge John J. Lohn rejected a lawsuit filed by Akron Children’s Hospital seeking to gain “limited guardianship” over the girl.
The suit asked that a hospital attorney and nurse, Maria Schimer, …Read More
The Gazette was runner up for Best Daily Newspaper in its circulation class in the 2013 Ohio’s Best Journalism competition.
Gazette staff members won five individual awards in the annual contest, sponsored by Society of Professional Journalists’ chapters in Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati:
• Kiera Manion-Fischer took a first place in Best Deadline Reporting for her coverage of …Read More
ROCKY RIVER — Indians two-time All-Star closer Chris Perez pleaded no contest and was convicted Tuesday of misdemeanor drug abuse for marijuana shipped to his home in the family dog’s name.
Perez withdrew his not guilty plea in Rocky River Municipal Court outside Cleveland and was found guilty and fined $250. He also was placed on …Read More
A recently deceased gay Ohio man must be listed on his death certificate as married and his husband must be listed as his spouse despite Ohio’s gay marriage ban, a federal judge ordered Tuesday.
Judge Timothy Black’s order came just hours after attorneys asked him to rule quickly so that William Herbert Ives, 54, is listed …Read More
CLEVELAND — The Indians are hopeful ace Justin Masterson will not miss the rest of the season, but it is a possibility.
Masterson (14-10, 3.52 ERA) underwent an MRI Tuesday that revealed a strained left oblique, which normally requires four to six weeks to recover from. As it stands now, the right-hander, who left his outing …Read More
Sarah Schleich is picking up where she left off a season ago.
After helping Mount Union’s volleyball team to its first Ohio Athletic Conference regular-season title and third trip to the NCAA Division III Tournament in 2012, Schleich has the Purple Raiders off to a 4-0 start this season.
The 5-foot-8 junior setter and 2012 Cloverleaf graduate …Read More
COLUMBUS — Opponents of an Ohio law that effectively bans storefront sweepstakes parlors have submitted enough signatures to block the law from taking effect today.
The signatures still have to be verified by local elections boards. But the petitions, from the Committee to Protect Ohio Jobs, will keep the law from kicking in, at least …Read More
MEDINA — A 21-year-old University of Akron student will spend at least three months in the Medina County Jail for injuring his friend while driving drunk earlier this year.
Common Pleas Judge Christopher J. Collier sentenced Mark W. Bramley to six months in jail Tuesday, but said he’ll re-examine the sentence halfway through.
Bramley, of …Read More