November 22, 2014

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Police investigate possible child abuse

LORAIN — Police were investigating a complaint that a 2-year-old girl was beaten, possibly with a wire hanger, according to a police report. The mother of the girl told police on Saturday she noticed the injuries after the girl returned home from a visit to the home of a relative, according to the report. The Read More…

Columbus Day closings

ELYRIA — Government offices at the county, state and federal levels will be closed today in observance of the Columbus Day holiday. Police, fire and sanitation departments will be working as usual, and school will be in session. However, post offices, E-Check emission testing stations and banks will be closed, except banks with in-store branches Read More…

Half of state school buses have defects

COLUMBUS — Routine inspections revealed that nearly half of all Ohio school buses examined had at least one maintenance problem, a database maintained by the State Highway Patrol showed. The Cleveland School system’s fleet fared the worst, with more than 58 percent of the buses inspected this year logging more than five problems, ranging from Read More…

Russian steel company seeks permit for mill

COLUMBUS — A Russian steel company pondering building a $1 billion steel mill in southern Ohio has sought a permit from the state’s environmental agency. An air-emissions permit application filed Thursday with the Ohio Environmental Protection by a consulting firm on behalf of Magnitogorsk Iron & Steel, for a site in Haverhill, about 100 miles Read More…

Higher fines, Web sites target handicapped parking violators

XENIA — “Lady about 25-30 yrs old. Looked as healthy as me & I’m fine,” the Web posting from Clinton, Md., said. “My son is in a wheelchair w/ CP.” The scene — like about 1,000 others from around the country — is forwarded to a motor vehicle agency for enforcement of handicapped-parking laws. Maureen Read More…

Want to become a frosting expert?

Course at Avon library makes becoming frosting expert a piece of cake Read More…

Avon/Avon Lake blotter: Oct. 8

Avon Lake police Thursday, Sept. 27 12:35 p.m. – 700 block Avon Belden Road, a resident reported she wanted to return a dog that she had just picked up from Love-A-Stray after the animal attacked her other dog at home. 8:49 p.m. – 32600 block Electric Blvd., a resident told police that someone wrote “War Read More…