Medina dispatcher hit while directing fair traffic; prostitution bust in Summit County: Overnight News Links

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Medina County dispatcher injured directing traffic at fair (WKYC Channel 3)

Prostitution bust: Summit Co. investigators, FBI arrest six at Springfield Township Red Roof Inn (WEWS Channel 5)

Presidential opioid commission recommends Trump declare national emergency (


Highland Heights drug dealer pleads to selling fentanyl that killed Cleveland man (

Cleveland couple sentenced to life for murder they say they didn’t commit (

Woman killed in Fairview Park apartment identified, family in China notified (

South Euclid shooting that wounded man possibly linked to Cleveland Heights drive-by, report says (

Cleveland man shot, another pistol-whipped in second armed robbery in one month (

Akron father shot 6-year-old son in leg while holding gun, police say (

Garfield Heights, Cleveland teens sparked road flares in small bus, dumpster, police say (

Duo robs Cleveland man at knifepoint for $3 after asking for directions, police say (

One suspect in Sheffield shooting in custody; other remains at large (Elyria Chronicle-Telegram)

Cleveland man guilty in 2015 shooting death of Green man (Canton Repository)

Cleveland / Cuyahoga County

Boxes of Anthony Sowell trial material sent to U.S. Supreme Court for appeal (

Cleveland Metroparks’ policies regulating free-speech activities are unconstitutional, lawsuit says (

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson picks up endorsement from U.S. Rep. Marcia Fudge (

Cleveland Councilman Jeff Johnson finishes third in fundraising among mayoral candidates (

Western Reserve Historical Society surpasses $2.5 million goal for ‘Cleveland Starts Here’ exhibit (photos) (

Longtime elder advocate Belle Likover dies at age 97 (

Vets getting thanks at USS Cod Submarine Memorial Aug. 5 (

Local news East

Northeast Factory Direct in Eastlake catches fire (WKYC Channel 3)

Mentor Police say human trafficking warnings are rumors (WEWS Channel 5)

Tommy’s in Coventry turns a milkshake into a dying woman’s final wish (WKYC Channel 3)

Local news West

Missing Lorain County girl found dead in pond, authorities say (

Judge dismisses Lakewood Hospital lawsuit over controversial closing (

North Royalton, University Hospitals partner to increase programming at city’s senior center (

Strongsville lowers minimum deer-hunting area from 5 to 3 acres (

Former prosecutor sues city of Elyria, former boss (Lorain Morning Journal)

No Roverfest in Lorain — or anywhere else — this year (Elyria Chronicle-Telegram)

Akron / Canton area

University of Akron honors college dean resigns; sixth administrator hired by former President Scott Scarborough to leave (


Issue 2 supporters criticize lack of details on opponents’ campaign finance report (

Mike DeWine passes on Republican governor candidate debate organized by influential conservative group (

Ohio State Fair Tragedy: 18-year-old victim hasn’t woken up since accident (

Ohio lawmakers visit Ohio State Fair after Fire Ball death, though are quiet about incident (

ECOT funding will be slashed even more as attendance still in question (

14 Ohio schools among Princeton Review’s Best 382 Colleges: See the list (

Ohio crematory shut down because of improper storage of bodies (

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