July 29, 2014

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Teen shot in leg from passing SUV

Bullet remains lodged above ankle LORAIN — A 16-year-old Lorain boy will require surgery after a bullet fired from a passing vehicle lodged in his right leg, a Lorain police report said. Police were called to West 18th Street and Long Avenue around 1 a.m. Friday after receiving calls that gunshots were fired and someone Read More…

Gang blamed for attack

LORAIN — A Lorain man said he was assaulted by a group of 20 to 30 teenagers who were shouting gang slogans at him as they beat and kicked him, a Lorain police report said. The man suffered heavy swelling to his eye and lips, as well as injuries to his arms and legs, the Read More…

Week of International Festival activities kicks off today

LORAIN — With a little luck o’ the Irish, the 41st annual Lorain International Festival will be a fun-filled and rain-free week. Actually, luck may not have anything to do with it. “We’ll be great no matter what,” said festival President Ralph Bruening. “Its success comes from its longevity and the fact that we celebrate Read More…

Elyria man, 18, killed

HENRIETTA TWP. — An Elyria man died Saturday morning when his Ford F150 swerved off Gore Orphanage Road and struck a guardrail leading into a sharp turn, sending the vehicle catapulting at least 40 feet into the woods, Ohio Highway Patrol troopers said. Jake Nolan, 18, of Harwood Drive, died instantly of severe head and Read More…

After ‘Black Thursday’

One-third of the teachers in the Lorain City Schools on June 7 received their walking papers from the district, casualties of a $4.75 million shortfall. The teachers call that day “Black Thursday.” These are the stories of two of the dismissed workers. There are 244 others. Her husband retains his job, but she loses hers Read More…

In Avon Lake, quest for new job begins

Dawn Webb’s colonial style house is on a quiet street in Avon Lake. It’s a small neighborhood plush with trimmed green lawns. Rocking chairs and benches decorate many of the front porches. An apple pie in the window would not seem out of place. Usually at 11 a.m. on a Friday, Webb would be teaching Read More…

Mail workers carry on Dad’s example

ELYRIA — Is there any better way to honor your father than following in his footsteps? For three families in Elyria, the business of sorting and delivering mail has been a family tradition stretching out for decades, as three sets of sons followed their fathers’ paths into the U.S. Postal Service. The sons claim that Read More…

Elyria police pursuit on Friday second county car chase in two days

ELYRIA — Elyria police are releasing few details on a Friday night car chase in which a 47-year-old homeless man driving a stolen vehicle fled from police before bailing out of the vehicle and taking off on foot. Robert Owens, who police say is homeless, eventually was caught and charged with four counts of felonious Read More…

Thomas William Wolfe

Thomas William Wolfe, 57, of Elyria, died Wednesday afternoon, June 13, 2007 at his residence following a lengthy illness. Memorial services are pending and will be announced by Brown-Robinson Funeral Home.