SUV driver dies after vehicle slams into back of ODOT truck in Wickliffe

WICKLIFFE, Ohio — A Lake County man was killed early Wednesday morning when the SUV he was driving slammed into the back of a salt truck on an onramp to Ohio 2. Wickliffe police Chief Randy Ice said it’s unknown why the Ford Explorer crashed into the Ohio Department of Transportation truck on the westbound […]

Man dies after SUV and ODOT plow truck collide in Wickliffe

WICKLIFFE, Ohio –- A man died early Wednesday when an ODOT plow truck collided with an SUV in Wickliffe, officials said. The East 305th Street entrance to State Route 2 remains closed as of 8:30 a.m. East 305 entrance ramp to Route 2 w/b should reopen soon following invest of fatal crash earlier this am. […]

SWAT negotiator talks down armed Willoughby Hills man

File photo  WILLOUGHBY HILLS, Ohio – A standoff between a Willoughby Hills man and the Western Lake County SWAT team ended after a negotiator talked him out of shooting both himself and police, officials said. A woman called police about 2:10 p.m. Monday to report that her 45-year-old boyfriend threatened to kill himself at his home […]

Pepper Pike woman turns pain into hope with foster-care program: Faces of the Suns (photo gallery)

PEPPER PIKE, Ohio — For many foster children living in residential treatment centers, birthdays and holidays are just painful reminders that their lives are not like that of other kids. But Nicole Shefrin, herself a victim of a troubled childhood, is shining light in the dark places in the hearts and minds of children who […]

Phil Taylor says he wants to retire as a Brown

The 2014 season was Phil Taylor’s fourth as a Cleveland Brown. He’s seen his fair share since being drafted out of Baylor in 2011’s first round. Injuries limited Taylor to just five games last season, but his swift moves on the defensive line contributed to the biggest win of the season. When Cleveland romped the […]

Who’s No. 3? Identifying the QBs likeliest to be drafted after Marcus Mariota, Jameis Winston

MOBILE, Alabama — The chip was firmly planted on Bryce Petty’s shoulder long before his introduction at last week’s Senior Bowl. Phil Savage’s comments a few moments before the former Baylor quarterback fielded questions for the first of numerous times during the week only exacerbated it. Savage, the Executive Director of the Senior Bowl, can […]