Sunday, September 9, 2012
Here are some of the weirdest police reports from departments across the region
Here are this week's most bizarre police calls, reports and charges. All information was provided by police reports from departments in Patch communities. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction. Blame it on technology: A Broadview Heights woman overlooked her .111 blood-alcohol content level on Aug. 26 when she explained to Westlake Police why she drove the wrong way on Interstate 90. Who deserved the blame? Her GPS, of course. That's what 26-year-old Jacqueline Kovach told police after she was stopped at 2:34 a.m. Police arrested her for drunk driving, an open container, no seat belt and willful and wanton disregard for safety. She drove west in the eastbound lanes near the Columbia Road overpass. …
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Walgreens leery after Parma store held up
Employees at Walgreens, 19980 W. 130th St., asked police to stand by Jan. 24 after getting a phone call from someone asking for the prescription painkiller Opana. The employees feared the caller was checking to see if the store had the drug in stock before robbing it. A Walgreens in Parma was robbed of prescription drugs Jan. 20. Police in Parma believe the same man may also be responsible for a robbery at a Rite Aid store in that city on Jan. 4. In the Walgreens robbery in Parma, the suspect wore a hooded sweatshirt with the hood up and held out a blue plastic bag while demanding specific pain medications.
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
A few ways to save money this week
This week, Frugal Family scoured our local sources to come up with great deals on vitamins, shampoo, foliage and vacuums, and a good deal for seniors. Remember to check with the merchant for additional conditions: 1.CVS, WALGREENS, RITE AID Deal: Buy one Nature Made vitamins or supplements and receive one free. Good through: March 5, 2011. 2. SEARS Deal: 45 percent off one Dyson vacuum; 20 percent off all other models. Good through: March 5, 2011. 3. WALMART Deal: Head & Shoulders shampoo, 23.7 ounce, for $5.97 Good through: March 5, 2011. 4. ALDI Deal: 8-inch hanging baskets for $4.97. Good through: March 5, 2011. 5. KOHL'S Deal: Senior citizens get 15 percent off everything. Good through: Wednesday, March 2, 2011…
Tuesday, January 11, 2011
Vaccines are available without appointments in many locations
Between 5 and 20 percent of the population will get the flu this year, according to the Cuyahoga County Board of Health Of those, 200,000 will be hospitalized for complications, and 36,000 will die. The best defense? A flu vaccine. According to flu.gov and local sources, here are some close-to-home locations that provide flu shots: CVS Pharmacy, 13777 Pearl Rd., offers flu shots from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. every day. Cost is $29.95. Most insurance is accepted. There is no need for an appointment. 440-238-8360. Walgreens, 19980 West 130th St., also offers flu vaccines on a walk-in basis during pharmacy hours for $29.99, with insurance accepted. 440-572-2833. Giant Eagle Pharmacy, 17887 Southpark Center, offers shots from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday …
Saturday, December 18, 2010
Restaurants, retailers and entertainment venues will gladly take your business on the holiday.
Sometimes you just need that last-minute Christmas gift. Maybe you drank a little too much Christmas Eve eggnog and could use a jolt of caffeine. What if your oven conks out just as you're putting in the holiday ham? Or your guests are bored? No worries. Even though it's Christmas, you can handle all those situations close to home. While the vast majority of businesses close on Christmas, we've found a few that will stay open at least part of the day. Starbucks -- The Strongsville Starbucks, 18062 Royalton Road, will be open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Christmas Day, as well as 5:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Christmas Eve. Cinemark -- Some families consider it a tradition to catch a movie Christmas afternoon or evening. The Cinemark movie theater at …