Warrant issued for former Macedonia mayor; explosions heard in Garfield Hts. neighborhood: Overnight News Links

August 8, 2018

Warrant issued for former Macedonia mayor; explosions heard in Garfield Hts. neighborhood: Overnight News Links

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Arrest warrant issued for former Macedonia mayor for burglary, violating protection order (WKYC Channel 3)

Neighbors say two homes in Garfield Heights hit with explosives since Sunday (WOIO Channel 19)

Troy Balderson is unofficial winner in 12th Congressional District special election in a nail-biter (cleveland.com)


Deputy charged with rape accuses Summit County Sheriff’s Office of racial discrimination (cleveland.com)

Man charged in shooting that killed one, injured 6 outside Cleveland bar after rap video shoot (cleveland.com)

Two charged in retaliation shootout that killed one, wounded two in Cleveland (cleveland.com)

Man charged in fatal shootout at Satan’s Sidekicks motorcycle clubhouse (cleveland.com)

Middleburg Heights couple whose house was spray painted with swastikas charged in drug sting (cleveland.com)

Cleveland man filmed child porn with young girl, feds say (cleveland.com)

Lorain County adult probation officer arraigned (Elyria Chronicle-Telegram)

Cleveland man indicted on more than a dozen dog fighting charges (cleveland.com)

Security video shows people wanted in Cleveland shooting (cleveland.com)

Wise-cracking driver could face charges (vindy.com)

Cleveland / Cuyahoga County

Latest subpoena in Cuyahoga County corruption investigation focuses on access to county offices, Hyland and OneCommunity contracts (cleveland.com)

Recent spike in drug overdose deaths has Cuyahoga County on pace to match 2017′s record total (cleveland.com)

Cuyahoga County general fund spending expected to be $15 million under budget (cleveland.com)

Ohio gambling revenue tops $158 million in July, led by Hard Rock Rocksino (cleveland.com)

Local news East

Fernway Elementary could be saved from wrecking ball; student relocations announced (WOIO Channel 19)

Massive tree splits Cleveland Heights house nearly in half (WEWS Channel 5)

Local news West

Elyria man dies after crash with semi in Lorain County (cleveland.com)

Westwood Commons developer sues Strongsville and neighboring business over parking lot connection (cleveland.com)

Cuyahoga County Council awards $1.1 million for revamping of Rocky River’s Bradstreet’s Landing pier (cleveland.com)

Brecksville-Broadview Heights schools and City of Brecksville would share school cafetorium and field house, under proposed agreement (cleveland.com)

Akron / Canton area

Akron petition would let voters decide if city primaries should be moved from September to May (cleveland.com)

Akron Children’s Hospital receives $1.5 million Timken Foundation grant for North Canton health center (cleveland.com)


Bigger paychecks in time for the holidays? Gov. John Kasich wants to use a state budget surplus to make it happen (cleveland.com)

Mike DeWine announces wellness program for state employees, Medicaid recipients as part of campaign for Ohio governor (cleveland.com)

Cordray campaign says it’s OK using footage from state government channel in TV ad, despite policy (cleveland.com)

Rep. Jim Jordan’s fundraising lags behind other aspiring House speakers (cleveland.com)

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