September 18, 2014

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Bowler of the week: Loschetter, husband roll matching 300s … continents apart

It wasn’t Japanese-horror-film strange, but it was a little weird. Hours after Erin Loschetter bowled a 300 in the Invacare Classic league at Brunswick Zone on Sept. 20, she got a call from her husband, Chris, a professional bowler who was competing in a tournament in Japan. “Guess who has two 300s in Japan?” asked Read More…

Bail set for beating suspect

ELYRIA — A judge set bail at $100,000 for an 18-year-old Grafton man facing a felonious assault charge in connection with the brutal beating of a teenager who was also the target of a racial slur. Tackett Machovina Elyria Municipal Court Judge John Musson said Friday he set the high bond for Kenneth Tackett at Read More…

In a soldier’s honor

Scoreboard dedicated to Sgt. Lane Tollett in halftime ceremony Lane Tollett’s former classmates have made certain they will always remember him. The Elyria Catholic High School Class of 1994 raised the money for a new scoreboard at Knights of Columbus Field, which was dedicated Friday night in a special ceremony honoring Tollett, a sergeant with Read More…

Order against cop lifted

Corey Earl, wife reach agreement; job status still under review ELYRIA — The civil protection order prohibiting Lorain police officer Corey Earl from contacting his estranged wife was dropped Friday as part of an agreement between the parties in county Domestic Relations Court. Earl But that doesn’t mean Corey Earl, who has been on paid Read More…

Officials tracking killer amoeba

Boy, 14, dies after swim in lake; 5 other cases this year PHOENIX — It seemed like a headache, nothing more. But when painkillers and a trip to the emergency room didn’t fix Aaron Evans, the 14-year-old asked his dad if he was going to die. “No, no,” David Evans remembers saying. AP FILE Lake Read More…

Woman’s vacation ends in tragedy

AMHERST — Roberta Blake’s trip to Hawaii was a dream vacation, one she planned to take with her niece for more than a year, a neighbor said. On Tuesday, she called friends to say she was having a great time. On Wednesday, the vacation ended tragically when Blake, 65, was killed in a biking accident. Read More…

Police blotter: Sept. 29, 2007

Elyria police Wednesday, Sept. 26 10:13 a.m. – 1500 block Lake Ave., Educational Alternatives School, 11-year-old male charged with assault, aggravated menacing, disorderly conduct. 11 a.m. – 1100 block Middle Ave., man’s house broken into and various medications stolen. 1:29 p.m. – State Route 254 and Abbe Road, Dale Moore, 46, of Lorain, warrant arrest. Read More…

Local roundup: Sept. 29, 2007

Girl Scouts local CEO retiring after 38 years LORAIN — Marty Kelly, chief executive officer of the Girl Scouts of Erie Shores, is retiring after 38 years of service. Kelly began her career with the scouts after her graduation from Kent State University in 1970. She became CEO in 1995. She helped create the Girl Read More…

Judge rules police chief not exempt from lawsuit

ELYRIA — Police officer Hetzel See’s $5 million lawsuit against police Chief Michael Medders can go forward because See’s claims of misconduct within the department were protected free speech, a federal appeals court has ruled.See filed the lawsuit in 2003, saying his rights of free speech were violated after he was fired in 2002 for Read More…

Off the beat: Sept. 29

Boy seeks restitution from reporter for broken skateboard An Elyria resident called The Chronicle-Telegram for help in identifying the News Channel 5 reporter who accidentally broke her grandson’s skateboard during a three-hour standoff last week. Liz Garcia said the reporter jumped on the skateboard when he attempted to ride it, but ended up cracking the Read More…