Corrections officers under investigation for excessive force; woman arrested in Elyria for ‘sugar’ possession: Overnight News Links

August 9, 2018

Corrections officers under investigation for excessive force; woman arrested in Elyria for ‘sugar’ possession: Overnight News Links

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Two Cuyahoga County corrections officers under investigation for excessive force (WJW Channel 8)

Woman arrested in Elyria for sugar possession (WEWS Channel 5)

Newly found 12th Congressional District ballots cut Troy Balderson’s lead by 190 votes (cleveland.com)


Large fight breaks out on Goodtime III as popular tourist ship docked in downtown Cleveland (cleveland.com)

Illinois couple’s SUV hit by gunfire while driving on I-90 near Dead Man’s Curve, police say (cleveland.com)

Akron police arrest suspected drug dealer after robbery at his home (cleveland.com)

Assault during drug deal at Cleveland motel causes bleeding on man’s brain, police report says (cleveland.com)

Man killed at Cleveland gas station hours after robbed at same gas station in ambush attack, police say (cleveland.com)

Former Macedonia mayor turns himself in on burglary, violating protection order charges (cleveland.com)

Authorities search for man connected to Garfield Heights molotov cocktail house bombings (cleveland.com)

Cleveland woman dragged by car during carjacking in city’s Fairfax neighborhood (cleveland.com)

Lawyer: childhood friend framed man charged in Cleveland road-rage shooting that hurt young boy (cleveland.com)

Police ask for help locating serial robber in Wickliffe (WJW Channel 8)

Grafton man accused of fleeing police (Lorain Morning Journal)

Wickliffe Police seeking suspect in string of robberies (News-Herald)

Cleveland / Cuyahoga County

Cuyahoga County to weigh in on lawsuit that threatens Brooklyn landfill solar farm (cleveland.com)

See how much home prices are up (or down) in each Cuyahoga County city, village, township (cleveland.com)

Recycler turns sewage ash into garden gold (cleveland.com)

Local news East

Fallen Mentor officer’s widow talks for the first time at community benefit (WJW Channel 8)

Cleveland Heights residents raise concerns over water main breaks (WEWS Channel 5)

Local news West

Paperwork snafu leads to wrong man being temporarily detained (Elyria Chronicle-Telegram)

Teenage girl hurt in Avon Lake after fall from moving vehicle (cleveland.com)

Fired principals, other administrators pursuing legal action against district (Elyria Chronicle-Telegram)

Akron / Canton area

Akron arson investigators probe cause of fire at site of former Midway Lanes bowling alley (cleveland.com)

Man hailed hero for saving family in 121 mph crash involving suspected drunken driver (WKYC Channel 3)

Louisville man injured after driving into moving train in Alliance (Akron Beacon Journal)

GAR Foundation awards more than $1.7 million in grants to Akron-area nonprofits (cleveland.com)

Akronites invited to comment on upcoming sewer projects (cleveland.com)

Akron Zoo’s Siberian musk fawn is ready to meet the world (cleveland.com)


Ohio is getting a new area code. Here’s what it means (cleveland.com)

Which Ohio congressional districts are most likely to flip? (cleveland.com)

ECOT loses at Ohio Supreme Court, still owes money back to state (cleveland.com)

Libertarian O’Connor won’t be on 12th Congressional District ballot in November (cleveland.com)

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