September 20, 2014

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Lorain sees 7th homicide

Shooting at McDonald’s leaves 34-year-old man dead LORAIN — On Monday evening, the McDonald’s on Oberlin Avenue and Meister Road was filled with customers and employees. Then — without warning — a gunshot rang out in the restaurant. Soon after, more gunshots punctuated the air in the parking lot. When police arrived, they found Lewis Read More…

Brutal, bloody practice alive in the county?

Sheffield Township man suspected of staging cockfights SHEFFIELD TWP. — An animal welfare activist says there’s good reason that all 50 states have made cockfighting a crime.  It’s a horrible and cruel way for roosters to die, said John Goodwin, manager of animal fighting issues for the Humane Society of the United States. The roosters, Read More…

More charges for ex-Playmate

Miss April 1989 arrested for second time in two months WESTLAKE — A former Playboy playmate has been posing for more mug shots than pictorials of late. Jennifer Jackson, 38, and James Thompson, 52, both of Westlake, were charged with disorderly conduct by intoxication Monday after allegedly taunting a neighbor in their Center Ridge Road Read More…

Lorain landlords may face charges

City cracking down on renting without proper inspections LORAIN — Four landlords whom officials say skirted city inspection laws and illegally rented properties will have their cases sent to the prosecutor’s office and could face criminal fines of up to $1,000 plus six months in jail for each house illegally rented. City Law Director Mark Read More…