Train hits, kills Berea woman in Florida; errant hate mail targets Vermilion police: Overnight News Links

January 12, 2018 GMT

Train hits, kills Berea woman in Florida; errant hate mail targets Vermilion police: Overnight News Links

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Berea woman dies after car is hit by train in Florida (WJW Channel 8)

Vermilion police get “hate mail,” confusion about location of controversial teacher arrest (WEWS Channel 5)

National Weather Service issues winter storm warning for counties in Northeast Ohio: Snow, ice expected through Saturday (cleveland.com)

Northeast Ohio school closings for Friday, Jan. 12, 2018 (cleveland.com)


Teenager shot in chest in Cleveland’s Glenville neighborhood, police say (cleveland.com)


Man bit off part of State Highway Patrol trooper’s ear during scuffle in Lorain County, court records say (cleveland.com)

Akron man pleads guilty to handcuffing children, posing as cop for fake ‘scared-straight’ program (cleveland.com)

Elyria man gets life for raping child (Lorain Morning Journal)

Lorain police investigate Reid Avenue shooting; warrant gives details of search (Lorain Morning Journal)

Judge rejects prosecutor’s request to hike bond for men charged in Cleveland gun battle (cleveland.com)

Woman robbed in Akron after meeting man through online dating service (cleveland.com)

Brooklyn man who killed other driver in suicide attempt gets life in prison (cleveland.com)

Four men rob Akron gas station, police say (cleveland.com)

Perry man avoids prison for Madison Township shooting incident (News-Herald)

Cleveland / Cuyahoga County

Commissions, bonuses drove the Pilot Flying J scandal, prosecutors say (cleveland.com)

Judge expected to decide on release of transcripts of racist audiotapes in Pilot Flying J fraud trial (cleveland.com)

Photos released of damage to Cuyahoga County Juvenile Detention Center after riot (cleveland.com)

ECOT online school could close this month as it loses money, ‘sponsor’ support (cleveland.com)

Michael Houser chosen to replace Cuyahoga County Council member Anthony Hairston (cleveland.com)

Here’s the code name Cleveland leaders used to describe secret Amazon bid (cleveland.com)

Judge: YouTube star Ricky ‘Faze’ Banks’ lawyers must explain whether they OK’d Barley House fracas video (cleveland.com)

Cleveland State University social work students will study the ‘A Greater Cleveland’ series: A Greater Cleveland (cleveland.com)

Local news East

Immigration forum to give context to national, regional sanctuary city discussions (cleveland.com)


Kent State University lets VP take buyout and pays $80,000 to firm to find his replacement (cleveland.com)

Local news West

Recent warm-up, rain showers cause ice chunk pile-up on Rocky River (photos) (cleveland.com)

Firefighters battle underground blaze at Elyria Foundry (Elyria Chronicle-Telegram)

Akron / Canton area

Akron-Canton Airport chief Rick McQueen to retire in late 2018 (cleveland.com)

Small plane crashes near Wadsworth Municipal Airport, police say (cleveland.com)

Mystery surrounds bizarre disappearance of 70-year-old Stark County woman (WEWS Channel 5)

Still time to get vaccines in Summit County as flu spreads across Ohio (cleveland.com)

101-year-old volunteer says Akron Children’s Hospital is ‘a good place to put some time in’ (cleveland.com)


Mike DeWine meets with Johnson and Johnson, Teva to discuss opioids suit settlement (cleveland.com)

Nan Whaley to drop out of Ohio governor’s race Friday (cleveland.com)