April 19, 2014

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Baby killed in Lorain

Police searching for suspect in murder of 8-month-old boy LORAIN — Police say they’re searching for a Lorain man who is a suspect in the murder of an 8-month-old child who died Tuesday morning after suffering severe head and brain injuries. Kevin Kimbrough, 24, of Toledo Avenue, is wanted in connection with the murder of Read More…

Vermilion boy hit by train

Christopher Campbell, 17, killed when crossing railroad tracks VERMILION — A 17-year-old boy was killed Monday night while walking across a set of train tracks. Christopher L. Campbell  of Sperry Road, Vermilion, died at the scene shortly after 11:15 p.m., Vermilion police Lt. Rich Labis said. He was going to be a senior at Vermilion Read More…

Elyria unit back on duty

Police NIU targets street crime, drugs ELYRIA — After a seven-month hiatus, the city’s Neighborhood Impact Unit is back on the streets this week. Some residents say the return of the street-savvy officers couldn’t come soon enough. “They focus on street crimes and drug activity, and they really help to get to the root of Read More…

Calif. court said Ohio murder suspect couldn’t contact daughter

MATT REED Associated Press Writer      Months before an Ohio police officer was accused of killing his girlfriend and her fetus, a California court suspended contact between him and his 9-year-old daughter based on child psychiatrist’s report that alleged he was emotionally and physically abusive, court documents show.    Bobby Cutts Jr., 30, is Read More…

Steroids May Have Played a Part in Wrestler’s Murders-Suicide

Lance Pugmire Los Angeles Times    Sports officials are bracing for the results after law enforcement officials in Georgia said Tuesday that they will investigate whether steroids played a role in a grisly murders-suicide involving pro wrestling star Chris Benoit over the weekend.    Prescription anabolic steroids were found inside the Fayetteville, Ga., home where Read More…

Hold the pickles, hold the insects

Lawsuit: Elyria man says he found larva in BK hamburger ELYRIA — Frank Sieminski didn’t want pickles on his Whopper when he stopped by the Burger King on West Broad Street in Elyria last October. He probably didn’t want a dead caddisfly larva, either. The Elyria man is suing the Burger King and its suppliers Read More…

Voinovich: Bush must start bringing troops home

Ohio senator joins other Republicans in calls for withdrawal Anne Flaherty The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Republican support for the Iraq war is slipping by the day. After four years of combat and more than 3,560 U.S. deaths, two Republican senators previously reluctant to challenge President Bush on the war announced they could no longer Read More…

Police Blotter – 06/27/07

Elyria police Monday, June 25 12:21 a.m. – 1000 Chestnut Commons Drive. Angela M. Westbrook, 21, Elyria, theft. 9:49 a.m. – 100 block Nottingham Drive. Garage door broken during the night. 12:55 p.m. – Roof of Ely Stadium damaged when someone pulled off shingles. 1:24 p.m. – 100 block Pratt Blvd. Woman reports being assaulted Read More…