June 29, 2016

Medina
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Credit card skimmers found at gas station in Medina Township

Medina Township police are investigating “three or four incidents” of a credit card skimmer used at a gas station pump this week. Chief David Arbogast said several credit cards were reported “compromised” and “a common thread was the Circle K” at 3809 Pearl Road. The device was found clipped inside the credit card reader inside Read More…

Man with sword, machete arrested after standoff

A six-hour standoff ended Thursday when a SWAT team entered the home of a Harrisville Township man armed with a machete, handgun and sword. The Medina County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call about an incident at a home on the 10300 block of Crawford Road shortly after 5 a.m. Thursday. A neighbor reported resident Read More…

Federal judge says ‘golden week’ voting must be reinstated for November

COLUMBUS — A federal judge in Ohio has refused to delay enforcement of a ruling that restored certain early voting opportunities for the November general election. U.S. District Judge Michael Watson also agreed in a ruling Thursday to stay the earlier decision for the Aug. 2 special election while an appeal is pending, but kept Read More…

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Famous can be found at NBA Finals game — as well as the obscure, but entertaining

The NBA Finals are like the Academy Awards. You never know who you’re going to run into. Before Game 3 Wednesday, fans were overwhelmed by the sight of Layzie Bone, a Cleveland hip-hop artist from Bone Thugs-n-Harmony. His given name is Steven Howse. The 41-year-old released “Cleveland is the City (Layzie Bone Song),” which became Read More…

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Hillary revels in historic primary win, turns attention toward combating Trump in general election

NEW YORK — Powered by a solid triumph in California, Hillary Clinton declared victory in her yearlong battle for the heart of the Democratic Party, seizing her place in history and setting out on the difficult task of fusing a fractured party to confront Donald Trump. Clinton cruised to easy victories in four of the Read More…

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Ryan says Trump made ‘textbook definition of a racist comment,’ still supports him over Hillary

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Paul Ryan said Tuesday that Donald Trump made the “textbook definition of a racist comment” in saying an American-born judge isn’t qualified to preside over a case because of his Mexican heritage. “I regret those comments he made. Claiming a person can’t do their job because of their race is sort Read More…

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BREAKING: Hamilton County Prosecutor won’t seek charges in Cincinnati Zoo incident

CINCINNATI — A prosecutor said Monday that he isn’t seeking charges against the mother of a 3-year-old boy who got into the Cincinnati Zoo’s gorilla exhibit, resulting in the shooting of an endangered gorilla to protect him. Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters said the child’s mother had three other children with her, and she was Read More…

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17-year cicadas are here in Medina County; programs today discuss their arrival

The Medina County Park District is recognizing the cicadas’ arrival with a program at 8:30 a.m. today called Cicada Mania. It will be at Wolf Creek Environmental Center, 6100 Ridge Road, Sharon Township. “We knew they were coming and we thought we should do something about them,” Medina County Park District Naturalist Clair Bailey said. Read More…

Schedule released for Rally in the Alley concert series returns behind Main Street Cafe off Medina Public Square

The Rally in the Alley has returned for the summer. The concerts — 7 p.m. Fridays with additional dates over Labor Day weekend — are behind Main Street Cafe at 17 Public Square in Medina. For more information, call the cafe at (330) 722-2729 or visit its Facebook page. A free app is also available Read More…

New video released in efforts to find suspect in abduction

CLEVELAND — The FBI has released a new video of the man believed to be responsible for an abduction on the city’s west side last month, as well as an attempted abduction in Elyria in February. A surveillance video shows the person driving a Chevrolet Malibu near the vicinity of the abduction on West 104th Street, Read More…

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