October 22, 2014

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Two men arrested after Medina Twp. shooting, third man in critical condition

A police cruiser runs its lights outside Dairy Queen in Medina Township Thursday evening.

Two men are being held at the Medina County Jail following a Thursday evening shooting in the parking lot of the Dairy Queen on state Route 18. Terry M. Yuschak, 48, of Perrysville in Ashland County, is charged with felonious assault in the shooting of 22-year-old Martez T. Hope, of Brunswick. Yuschak’s charge is a Read More…

13-vehicle crash closes Interstate 71

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MONTVILLE TWP. —Montville police are reporting that Interstate 71 southbound, south of state Route 18 is now partially open after police and state troopers cleared one of two crashes that occurred one mile apart. One crash involved 14 vehicles on I-71 SB over the bridge to Route 18 and a second 10-vehicle crash occurred one Read More…

Cavs: Never having a shot, slew of injuries doom Cleveland

CLEVELAND — Oklahoma City’s Kevin Durant and the Cavaliers’ Matthew Dellavedova represented the long and short of it. Led by the spunky Dellavedova, the Cavs played hard Thursday night, but the Thunder was just bigger and “badder” while registering a 102-95 victory in front of 18,246 fans at Quicken Loans Arena. The long-armed, 6-foot-9 Durant, Read More…

Girls swimming MVP: Heart-to-heart talk with sister helped Dostall push through the pain

Brunswick junior Mikayla Dostall is the 2013-14 Gazette MVP for girls swimming and diving. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE PHOTO ILLUSTRATION)

Mikayla Dostall had a choice. After battling knee problems for most of her prep career, the Brunswick junior had to choose between blaming pain for not fulfilling some of the goals she set or working to leave a legacy. Good news for the Blue Devils: She picked the latter. Dostall strung together one of the Read More…

NCAA tournament: Flyers stun Craft, Buckeyes in closing seconds

Dayton players celebrate their upset victory over Ohio State in the second round of the NCAA Division I tournament. (AP PHOTO)

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Dayton is re-configuring the college basketball map in Ohio. It no longer runs through Columbus after Vee Sanford’s layup with 3.8 seconds left secured 11th-seeded Dayton’s 60-59 victory over sixth-seeded Ohio State in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday. “I guess they called us the little brother, or whatever,” Read More…

Man suspected in mother’s slaying heads to prison for armed robbery

James Tench

CLEVELAND — A 28-year-old Brunswick man who’s a suspect in his mother’s slaying has been sent to prison after pleading guilty to robbing a restaurant in Strongsville. Brunswick police spokesman Nick Solar said police are investigating Tench as a suspect in the death of his mother. No charges have yet been filed in relation to Read More…

Judge denies bond reduction in stabbing death

Aaron Furin

MEDINA — A judge on Thursday denied an accused killer’s request for a reduced bond. Aaron Furin, 30, asked Medina County Common Pleas Judge James L. Kimbler to cut his $2 million bond in half. He said he could make bail if his bond was $1 million. Kimbler denied Furin’s request. Furin is accused of Read More…

Reporting potholes in Wadsworth is a snap with new app

Wadsworth residents wanting to report potholes and other problems to the city now can use pictures and not just words. The city has a smartphone app that allows residents to send their complaints and concerns directly to city officials, Wadsworth Mayor Robin Laubaugh said. The “Wadsworth CityLink” app, available on Android and iPhone devices, has Read More…

Medina High School to perform ‘Footloose’ this weekend

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More than 200 senior citizens attended the free afternoon performance Thursday of Medina High’s production of the musical “Footloose” at the Medina Performing Art Center. Performances will be 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. All seats are $10. Box office hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. Ticket sales also will Read More…

Police to get heroin antidote to prevent drug overdoses

Police officers responding to a drug overdose soon will have an extra life-saving tool. Summa Lake Medina and Medina Hospital are teaming up with Medina police and squads from Medina and Montville Townships to arm officers with Narcan, a synthetic narcotic that blocks the effects of opiates, such as heroin, on the nervous system. Local Read More…