April 18, 2014

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It’s time to believe

Be honest. When you looked over the Cavs roster at the beginning of the season, you didn’t think NBA title, did you? You saw LeBron James and a bunch of decent if not great supporting players and figured they were still a year — or even two or three — away from winning their first Read More…

Can you spot the traitor? – Elyria native defies family and reason, roots for the Spurs

The Reynolds family is a house divided. One brother leaves Elyria and falls for a new basketball team, the San Antonio Spurs. Two sisters and two brothers stay behind, remaining loyal to the Cavs. Who would have imagined the two teams’ paths could cross like this, so many years later? Listening to Gene Reynolds’ southern Read More…

Ford leads pack in quality again after nine years

Jeff Karoub The Associated Press DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. supplanted Toyota as leader of the pack in J.D. Power and Associates’ annual initial quality rankings released Wednesday, grabbing more individual awards than any other automaker for the first time since 1998, when it tied for the top spot. Ford ranked highest in five of Read More…

Councilman steps in to push zoning rules toward the fall ballot

NEW RUSSIA TWP. — Faced with the daunting task of trying to put a referendum on the ballot to oppose new zoning codes, residents in New Russia Township sent out a SOS. To their rescue came the Lorain County Republican Party’s new boy wonder. Nick Brusky, the 26-year-old Amherst councilman, who was lauded with praise Read More…

Lorain boy shot by brother with pellet, is seriously hurt

LORAIN — An 11-year-old Lorain boy was in serious condition Wednesday at a Cleveland hospital, a day after his older brother shot him in the neck with a pellet gun, police and hospital officials said. Police did not charge the boy’s brother, 14, because it appeared to be an accident, Lorain police detectives said. Police Read More…

Teen found locked in hidden room

Stephanie Reitz The Associated Press BLOOMFIELD, Conn. — Police looking for clues in the yearlong disappearance of a 15-year-old girl said they found her Wednesday, pale but alive, locked in a hidden room in a home owned by an acquaintance of her parents. Bloomfield police went to the home Wednesday in nearby West Hartford to Read More…

Man shot, specifics still hazy

ELYRIA — A 21-year-old man was shot and injured early Wednesday, and police say they aren’t sure how because they’ve received conflicting stories from witnesses. All they know is Leland Mills was at a home on the 200 block of High Street sometime before 3 a.m. when he was shot, police said. He was then Read More…

Accomplice of alleged shooter gets 15 years, agrees to testify

ELYRIA — An 18-year-old involved in planning a drug robbery that led to a fatal shooting will serve 15 years in prison for his role in the death of Edward Warner. Timothy Daley apologized to Warner’s parents at his sentencing hearing before county Common Pleas Judge Christopher Rothgery on Tuesday. “I wish I had never Read More…

Price tag could grow by $1M for judges’ computer system

ELYRIA — A new computerized case management system that went online at the county Justice Center last year was supposed to save money and time, but now the system could end up costing the cash-strapped county up to $1 million extra. The county’s judges are displeased enough with the progress of getting the system fully Read More…

Grant gets renovations back on track for depot

ELYRIA — Work will continue on the New York Central train depot thanks to a $400,000 federal grant. The money will be used to cover a funding shortfall with the second phase of the project, which includes the mechanical and electrical system of the building, and will cost an estimated $3.3 million, county Administrator James Read More…