July 24, 2016

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Portman, Gibbs hopeful about Trump candidacy

U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, R-Cincinnati, said Tuesday he expects the Republican Party will recover from the contentious primary fight that dominated the GOP for the past year and even into the convention hall at Quicken Loans Arena this week. “I hope that the message of the next few days is just one of unity, coming Read More…

Anti-Trump protesters make voices heard

Anti-Donald Trump protesters took to the streets of Cleveland in the afternoon sun on Monday chanting and marching through downtown far from the official parade route. The protesters, which numbered in the hundreds, chanted slogans ranging from “Black Lives Matter” to “the whole damn system is guilty as hell” and “No Trump! No KKK! No Read More…

Campaign manager: This week about showing Trump the man

The focus of the Republican National Convention will be to show presumptive nominee Donald Trump in a different way than people have experienced him before, Trump’s campaign manager said Sunday. “The plan for the Trump campaign for this convention is to help the American people understand more about Donald Trump the man,” Paul Manafort told Read More…

UPDATED: Homemade curtain, blanket could help crack Amy Mihaljevic case

BAY VILLAGE — Investigators believe a homemade curtain and a store-bought blanket may be key pieces of evidence to help crack the case of the kidnapping and slaying of Amy Mihaljevic in 1989. Former FBI Agent Phil Torsney said during a news conference Thursday morning that the two items were found about 1,000 feet from Read More…

FBI releases sketch in Cleveland abduction

The FBI and Cleveland police have released a sketch of a person of interest authorities want to talk to about a kidnapping in Cleveland last month and an attempted abduction in Elyria in February. The sketch depicts a man who was spotted in the West 104th Street neighborhood in Cleveland on May 21, the day Read More…

Sally Hudnutt, wife of Gazette’s late publisher, dies at 85

“She was a strong and loving mother,” said Sally Williams, one of Sally Hudnutt’s five children. Hudnutt, who was 85, died Thursday. George Hudnutt, publisher of The Gazette, said his mother was born in Lakewood, but grew up in Louisville, Ky., before heading to college at Ohio Wesleyan University, where she met her future husband. Read More…

Authorities ask for help identifying body

HUNTINGTON TWP. — A woman whose skeletal remains were found in an overgrown area off state Route 58 in Huntington Township went undiscovered for two to 20 years, authorities said at a news conference Thursday. “It could have been decades,” Chief Deputy Lorain County Coroner Frank Miller said. “It’s very difficult to estimate skeletons that Read More…

Kasich proud of gains made in Ohio since 2010

Surrounded by hulking CAT heavy equipment, Gov. John Kasich told a standing-room only crowd Tuesday that he was starting to gain traction in his presidential bid. “We did not rise in the polls based on somebody else’s terms,” Kasich said. “Our campaign is rising in the polls based on a vision and a positive message.” Read More…

Bernie Sanders makes stop in Cleveland

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders railed against the political and economic establishment he contends has failed the middle class during a campaign appearance Monday. Thousands of people packed into the Wolstein Center at Cleveland State University to cheer on the U.S. senator from Vermont as he called for a “political revolution.” Although Sanders has focused Read More…

BREAKING: Results delayed statewide as Hamilton County polls stay open

COLUMBUS – A directive just issued by Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted will keep poll results from being released until after 9 p.m. The directive came after a court order requiring Hamilton County to keep its polls open until 9 p.m. was handed down because of problems there. In a news release, Josh Eck, a spokesman Read More…