July 25, 2016

Medina
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REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION: Medina County hospitality

It’s time for Medina County’s hospitality and tourism industry to let officials and guests coming to Cleveland know that they are not far away from places to escape. “We’ve done advertising with the idea of that we’re just 30 miles away and we have things to see and do,” Medina County Convention & Visitors Bureau Executive Read More…

2-hour manhunt ends in arrest

A 47-year-old man with a theft conviction and involvement in five criminal cases dating to 1996 was taken into custody after an almost two-hour manhunt Wednesday afternoon in Medina Township. According to police, Marc Morley, of Middleburg Heights, fled during a traffic stop at 2:05 p.m. at state Route 18 and Eastpointe Drive. He ran Read More…

Bernie: I’m going to do everything I can to make Hillary president

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. — Bernie Sanders, whose calls for a “political revolution” energized millions of voters across the nation, offered a long-awaited endorsement of his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton Tuesday, calling for unity just two weeks shy of the Democratic National Convention. Standing alongside one another at an event in Portsmouth, N.H., Sanders, a self-described democratic Read More… Read More…

No on-campus classes at Cleveland State the week of the convention

CLEVELAND — Cleveland State University has announced it won’t hold classes on campus during the Republican National Convention next week. The university has told professors to find others ways to teach, including off-campus meeting places, working online or assigning take-home work. University spokesman Will Dube tells cleveland.com the decision came after the Secret Service released Read More… Read More…

ECOT sues state to block attendance audit by Education Department

COLUMBUS — Ohio’s largest online charter school has sued the state in an effort to block an upcoming attendance audit that could affect tens of millions of dollars it gets in state funding. The lawsuit by the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow, or ECOT, seeks to block the state Department of Education from forcing it to Read More… Read More…

Gas prices continue to fall, remain below national average

COLUMBUS — Ohio’s gas prices continued to fall heading into the workweek. A gallon of regular gas in Ohio was averaging $2.10 in Monday’s survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and WEX Inc. That’s down 11 cents from the average of around $2.21 reported this time last week and 60 cents Read More… Read More…

UPDATED: Warfel receives three-year prison sentence

Eric Warfel was sentenced to three years in prison Friday for leaving the body of his 20-month-old child in his apartment more than a month after her death. The 34-year-old Medina resident said concern for his then-7-year-old daughter and memories of another daughter who died in her sleep three years ago had influenced his decision Read More…

From Poland, Obama says America horrified over Dallas attack; flags lowered to half-staff

WARSAW, Poland — President Barack Obama said Friday that America is “horrified” by a targeted shooting of police officers in Dallas, and he said there is no justification for the violence. “We still don’t know all the facts. What we do know is that there has been a vicious, calculated and despicable attack on law Read More… Read More…

Suspect identified in Dallas police officer killings

DALLAS — A law enforcement official has told The Associated Press that the dead suspect in the shooting attack on Dallas police was 25-year-old Micah Johnson. Dallas police killed the suspect with a robot-delivered bomb after hours of overnight negotiations in a parking garage had failed. The law enforcement official spoke to the AP on Read More… Read More…

NFL Hall of Famer Paul Hornung sues Riddell

CHICAGO — Pro Football Hall of Famer and former Heisman Trophy winner Paul Hornung sued equipment manufacturer Riddell Inc. on Thursday, saying football helmets that he wore during his professional career in the 1950s and ’60s failed to protect him from brain injury. Attorneys for the 80-year-old Hornung filed the civil lawsuit in Cook County Read More… Read More…