May 5, 2016

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3 in custody after high-speed chase in Medina County

Three people are in the Medina County Jail following a high-speed chase involving a van Tuesday. The individuals are being held on probable charges, county Drug Task Force Director Gary Hubbard said late Tuesday. Charges are expected to be filed this morning, he said. The incident began when drug task force agents saw what they Read More…

Champion Creek project in Medina nearly done

The streamside restoration of Champion Creek in Medina almost is complete. The $320,000 project was funded by a federal grant, matching city funds and a $20,000 donation from 3M of Medina. Jonathan Mendel, Medina’s community development director, will speak about the project at 5:30 tonight behind Spokes Cafe, 406 S. Broadway St. The Rocky River Read More…

Medina Schools nears choice on drug-test vendor

Medina Schools expects to pick a vendor soon that will administer student drug tests. The district should have a vendor chosen by early summer, high school Principal Jeff Harrison told The Gazette on Tuesday. “We’re still meeting with vendors,” Harrison said. “We’ve met with five different vendors that work with random student drug testing and Read More…

Liverpool Twp. family interested in review of Iwo Jima photo

A Medina County family with a connection to an iconic photograph from World War II was interested to learn Tuesday that the Marine Corps is checking on a possible mistaken identity of the soldiers. The photo depicts members of the Navy and Marines raising a flag on Iwo Jima during a Pacific battle on Feb. Read More…

Trump repeats unsubstantiated claim that Cruz’s dad has ties to JFK assassin Oswald

NEW YORK — Republican front-runner Donald Trump rehashed unsubstantiated claims Tuesday that his rival Ted Cruz’s father has links to President John F. Kennedy’s assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald. In a telephone interview broadcast by Fox News on Tuesday, Trump cited a National Enquirer story that claimed Rafael Cruz appeared in a 1963 photo in New Read More…

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10 things to know, Tuesday, May 3

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. What Ted Cruz faces in Midwestern primary It’s a high-stakes test for the Texas senator’s slumping presidential campaign in Indiana, one of the last opportunities for him to halt Trump’s stunning march toward the GOP nomination. 2. Read More…

Cleveland agrees to request from Smithsonian to delay tearing down gazebo where Tamir Rice was killed

CLEVELAND — Cleveland has agreed to a request from the Smithsonian’s new African-American history museum to delay the demolition of a gazebo where 12-year-old Tamir Rice was shot to death by police. City officials decided Monday to hold off on demolition for 30 days. Workers expected to begin dismantling the structure this week. It became Read More…

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PRODUCT ALERT: Giant Eagle recalling cookies over milk labeling

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh-based Giant Eagle supermarket chain is recalling Walnut Delight and Pecan Tassie cookies because labels wrongly omitted milk as an ingredient. That could cause problems for people with milk allergies. Giant Eagle is recalling all cookie packages with “sell-by” dates through Tuesday. The chain wants customers to throw away the cookies or Read More…

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Ted Cruz badly needs win in today’s Indiana primary to stop Trump

INDIANAPOLIS — Republican Ted Cruz faces a high-stakes test for his slumping presidential campaign in Tuesday’s Indiana primary, one of the last opportunities for the Texas senator to halt Donald Trump’s stunning march toward the GOP nomination. Cruz has spent the past week camped out in Indiana, securing the support of the state’s governor and Read More…

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Funerals set for six Piketon victims; police say ‘ample security’ will be provided

COLUMBUS — There will be “ample security” at the funeral for six of the eight people shot and killed in rural southern Ohio in what authorities call a planned attack targeting one family, Ohio’s attorney general said. The service Tuesday at a West Portsmouth church is the last of three funerals for the victims. Seven Read More…

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