July 23, 2014

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Man accused of viewing child porn in home daycare

Brandon Price

BRUNSWICK — A George Drive man was arrested and charged Wednesday with downloading child pornography in the home he shared with his mother, who operated a day care out of the home. Brunswick police served a search warrant at 2010 George Drive on Wednesday morning following an investigation by the Ohio Crimes Against Children Task Read More…

Plane makes emergency landing in farm field

GUILFORD TWP. — A small plane made an emergency crash landing in a field this morning at about 10 a.m. Pilot Leah R. Hetzel, 24, of Brunswick and co-pilot Robert J. Greene, 59, of Rocky River were flying a 1946 ERCoupe south over Guilford Township when they had some engine trouble, according to the Medina Read More…

Browns commentary: Lots of ifs, but Browns could go 7-9

If quarterback Brandon Weeden plays like a top-12 NFL quarterback … If running back Trent Richardson doesn’t miss a game and isn’t slowed by injuries, like he was last year … If receiver Josh Gordon and tight end Jordan Cameron fulfill their potential … If the defense avoids giving up the big play while simultaneously Read More…

Teen dead in Texas high school stabbing

SPRING, Texas — A fight inside a Houston-area high school escalated into a series of stabbings Wednesday that left a 17-year-old student dead and three others wounded, sheriff’s officials said. The stabbings happened during a fight between several students in a school corridor. The Harris County Sheriff’s Office said 17-year-old student Luis Alonzo Alfaro pulled Read More…

Browns: Billy Cundiff knows bar is set high

BEREA — Billy Cundiff resurrected his kicking career in Cleveland once, and is looking to do it again. He’s also embracing replacing Browns legend Phil Dawson. “I think it’s a good thing to come in after a guy who’s played at such a high level,” Cundiff said Wednesday. “The bar is set high. You’ve got Read More…

RPM acquires Expanko, terrazzo tile producer

BRUNSWICK HILLS TWP. — RPM International’s Performance Coatings Group has acquired Expanko Inc., a producer of terrazzo tile under the FritzTile brand. Expanko also sells cork, rubber and rubber/cork floor tiles, primarily for the education, health-care, hospitality and sports/entertainment commercial markets. Terms of the purchase, which was announced by RPM Tuesday, were not disclosed. Headquartered Read More…

Boys soccer: Falcons hand Bucks rare loss at 4-2

YORK TWP. — For the last two years, Buckeye’s boys soccer team has been delivering knockouts to the rest of the Patriot Athletic Conference. On Wednesday night, Firelands landed more punches. The Falcons rallied from a one-goal deficit to score four in the second half and hand the Bucks a 4-2 loss in a Stars Read More…

Brunswick stabbing suspect arrested

Karl Phelps

BRUNSWICK — Police spent about two hours looking for a 27-year-old homeless man they believe stabbed another man in the chest around 3 p.m. Wednesday. Karl M. Phelps was arrested at about 7:20 p.m. on Aylesworth Drive on the city’s south side, more than 1 mile away from where police said the stabbing took place. Read More…

Ohio State football: Special teams lead to starting

Ohio State wide receiver Chris Fields, left, celebrates his touchdown against Buffalo with tight end Nick Vannett. Fields earned a shot at starting after playing on special teams. (AP PHOTO)

COLUMBUS — Outside of their friends and family, almost no one notices the often anonymous players running headlong downfield or muscling aside opponents on special teams. Ohio State coach Urban Meyer sure does. “We kind of have a rule around here that you can’t play unless you’re involved in special teams,” Meyer said. So before Read More…

Work on road to allow easy access to elementary school

Work is under way to open access to Ralph E. Waite Elementary School from state Route 3 at Cobblestone Park Drive in Montville Township. The intersection should be open by the end of September. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY KIERA MANION-FISCHER)

Emergency vehicles soon will have faster access to Ralph E. Waite Elementary School in Montville Township. After being blocked off for four years, Cobblestone Park Drive is expected to be open to traffic by the end of the month. Cobblestone Park Drive had been blocked by concrete barriers since 2009, when the Ohio Department of Read More…