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Mentor man sentenced for raping child

A Mentor man was sentenced Sept. 18 to 21 years in prison for raping an underage girl. Robert Vogler, 42, was secretly indicted in March on four counts - one count each of rape and disseminating matter harmful to juveniles, and two counts of gross sexual imposition. He pleaded guilty Aug. 7 in Lake

NEWS-HERALD.COM - 2017-09-18 04:00:00

Wickliffe man admits robbing Mentor-on-the-Lake Walgreens with screwdriver

A Wickliffe man has admitted robbing a Mentor-on-the-Lake drugstore with a screwdriver to get opioid pain medication. Victor Welch, 29, jumped the counter at the Andrews Road Walgreens around 5 p.m. July 17, and grabbed a female pharmacy tech, Assistant Lake County Prosecutor Alexandra Kutz said. "H

NEWS-HERALD.COM - 2017-09-18 04:00:00

Surveillance image shows man sought in Euclid convenience store robbery

The man pictured in this photo is wanted in a Sunday robbery at a Rite Aid on East 185th Street in Euclid, police said in a news release. EUCLID, Ohio - An image pulled from surveillance footage shows a man who detectives identified as a suspect in an armed robbery at a Euclid convenience store, po

CLEVELAND.COM - 2017-09-18 19:51:00

Raiders sit in No. 2 spot

The Raiders (4-0) are coming off a 31-13 win over Zanesville on Friday and look to continue their winning ways this week against Brookfield (1-3). No teams from the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference, Northeastern Buckeye Conference, Buckeye 8 or Mahoning Valley Athletic Conference made it into the p

MORNING JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Author Brandy Schillace launches new book with steampunk party

Cleveland, Ohio - "Clockwork Futures" is not your grandma's science book. Or your high school teacher's. Or your dad's. Rarely has a "science book" been as entertaining and eminently readable as author Brandy Schillace's fascinating new trip through "the science of steampunk and the reinvention of t

CLEVELAND.COM - 2017-09-19 12:37:07

Retired police officers say Euclid patrolman seen on video hitting man should be fired

EUCLID, Ohio - A group of retired black police officers said Tuesday that the city of Euclid should fire a patrolman seen hitting a man in a video that went viral, and that agencies across the U.S. should take action against police officers accused of misconduct. Euclid police officer Michael Amiott

CLEVELAND.COM - 2017-09-19 16:42:23

Emotional support kitten goes missing at Wal-Mart in South Euclid

SOUTH EUCLID, Ohio -- Police are asking for the public's help in finding an emotional support kitten that went missing in a Wal-Mart store in South Euclid last weekend. Police say the cat ran away from its owner and hid in the store. "Apparently a female customer located the kitten," the South Eucli

WKYC - 2017-09-19 15:59:58

Kick for a Cure brings soccer community together

The Mentor boys and girls' Kick for a Cure matches the last two Saturdays have again served as a culmination of a broader purpose beyond soccer. On Sept. 16, the Cardinals' boys side renewed their annual series with crosstown rival Lake Catholic, and the girls hosted NDCL on Sept. 9. This marks the

NEWS-HERALD.COM - 2017-09-18 04:00:00

Fish Festival offers family-friendly, educational experience

Outgrowing its old location at the Mentor Lagoons Yacht Club, the third annual Fish Festival & Fishing Tournament casted off from Kiwanis Recreation Park in Painesville Sept. 15-17. The event hosted by the Lake County Juvenile Diabetes Walk Family started in 2015, a few years after the Lake County

NEWS-HERALD.COM - 2017-09-17 04:00:00

Paul Hamann: Tears, laughs and memories of the late Suma owner

CLEVELAND, Ohio - In a way, Paul Hamann, the owner and gold record-winning engineer at internationally known Suma Recording in Painesville, beat the cancer that claimed his life on Thursday, Sept. 14. The taciturn Hamann, 62, continued to share his gift throughout an 18-month war with the disease, r

CLEVELAND.COM - 2017-09-18 12:00:00

Harvey High student named semifinalist in National Merit Scholarship Program

Out of about 1.6 million high school juniors who entered the prestigious 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program, 16,000 semifinalists were recently announced. Nathan Webster from Harvey High School in Painesville was one such semifinalist. "I am proud to represent Harvey High School and the Painesv

NEWS-HERALD.COM - 2017-09-18 04:00:00

IMAX Industries fire causes minimal damage, Painesville fire chief says

No one was injured in a Sept. 17 fire at a manufacturing facility in Painesville. Painesville Fire Chief Mark Mlachak said the department responded to an alarm at 6:04 p.m. at IMAX Industries, 466 W. Jackson St. Upon arriving at the scene, the crews found smoke coming from the roof opening of the f

NEWS-HERALD.COM - 2017-09-18 04:00:00

Here are 6 things to do

Looking for something to do? Here are a few ideas. Find area events or add your own with our online events calendar at http://indeonline.eviesays.com/. See the events calendar at the bottom right of our home page, or get to the calendar from the Entertainment tab at the top of the page. Also, check

INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-18 15:45:13

Football: Western Reserve Conference shaping up as a seven-week slugfest

Many conferences opened play in Week 4 of the high school football season, including the Western Reserve Conference. If there's anything that can be gleaned from those conferences opener, it's this ... The WRC title might still run through Chardon, the defending league champion, but the league is mo

NEWS-HERALD.COM - 2017-09-17 04:00:00

Good Deeds Program is back in Geauga County

City of Chardon Geauga County Recorder Sharon C. Gingerich; Probate/Juvenile Court Judge Tim Grendell and local attorneys are again offering their deed review program in October. The Good Deeds Program is an effort to help Geauga County residents better understand probate issues regarding property t

NEWS-HERALD.COM - 2017-09-17 04:00:00

N. Lincoln Ave. homes offered sewer service

SALEM-Property owners in 35 households on North Lincoln Avenue in Perry Township currently without sanitary sewer service can expect a letter this week detailing the terms if they choose to accept the city's offer to tap into the city's system. The city Utilities Commission authorized the letters, w

SALEM NEWS ONLINE - 2017-09-17 07:00:00

"Special delivery" Cheyenne was left outside a pet store in a cardboard box

SOUTH EUCLID, Oh Imagine arriving at work and finding a box outside. Thinking it's some sort of misplaced delivery you lean over to pick up the box but are startled by a barely discernible squeak. You want to protect whatever (or whomever) is inside, and take the box into the building before slowly

CLEVELAND.COM - 2017-09-18 11:25:00

Chardon Comprehensive Plan updates could include higher density zoning

Chardon City leaders are looking to boost the local economy with a new Comprehensive Plan. City Council on Sept. 14 unanimously approved applying to the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency for funding toward revising the current plan Proposed changes include allowing for infill redevelopment

NEWS-HERALD.COM - 2017-09-18 04:00:00

Mosquito spraying set for Jackson, Perry and Lawrence

Mosquito spraying will take place this week in Jackson, Lawrance and Perry townships. Spraying will be done Tuesday in Perry Township from Tuscarawas Street W on the north end to Southway Street SW on the south end; the eastern boundary is Whipple Avenue SW to Perry Drive to the west. Spraying also

INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-18 17:35:48

Euclid drugstore robbed at gunpoint

EUCLID - Euclid police are searching for the man that robbed a drugstore clerk at gunpoint on Sunday. Police say the man pulled a semi-automatic handgun on the clerk at a Rite-Aid on E. 185th Street and took money from the cash register. The man left the store on Locherie Avenue, possibly riding a t

WKYC - 2017-09-18 17:06:25