November 27, 2014

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Man who claimed to be victim arrested

Lorain man who said he was carjacked charged with robbery LORAIN – A man who said he was carjacked Tuesday night by a would-be bank robber wasn`t an innocent bystander, police said. Ceron Louis Ceron Jr., 24, of Lorain, was charged Wednesday with felony counts of robbery, making false alarms and possessing criminal tools. He Read More…

CHP ousts administrators

Firings will save health care provider an estimated $1.5 million per year LORAIN – The president and chief executive officer of Community Health Partners was fired Thursday along with 11 other administrators in what officials are saying is an effort to streamline how the health care provider operates. The elimination of Mark Nosacka`s job and Read More…

Grand jury indicts Barry Bonds

SAN FRANCISCO – The home run king wasn`t home free after all. Barry Bonds was indicted for perjury and obstruction of justice Thursday and could go to prison instead of the Hall of Fame for telling a federal grand jury he did not knowingly use performance-enhancing drugs. The indictment came just three months after the Read More…

Her plea for help

A 10-year-old girl wanted to help her grandparents with their financial problems somehow, so she wrote one letter. WELLINGTON – The gash is thick, sewn up and swollen like a seam on a pant leg. It starts at the lower lip, stretches across his chin, curves into a slow arc that runs across his jawbone, Read More…

Traveling daze is here again

High gas prices, higher air fares aren`t going to stop Turkey Day travel Despite gas prices that have jumped 42 cents in four weeks, a slow local economy and a challenging air travel system, nothing is stopping holiday travelers from heading out for a little rest and relaxation. Today kicks off the 12-day Thanksgiving holiday Read More…

Incoming Lorain board: Discipline’s a priority

LORAIN – Newly elected school board member Paul Biber said he foresees suspensions for 500 to 1,000 students during the first six months of next year for repeated truancy, tardiness and other non-criminal infractions. Biber, who takes office in January, said there are that many students who frequently violate the rules at school but go Read More…

Tasered woman pleads no contest

LORAIN – A Sheffield Lake woman who gained local notoriety last year when she was shot with a Taser at the Sheffield police station pleaded no contest Thursday to beating her boyfriend and attempting to load a shotgun while drunk over the summer. Kristina Fretter, 32, will not be sentenced to additional jail time because Read More…

NAACP president wants residency looked into

LORAIN – The president of the local NAACP is questioning why a recently elected Lorain school board member has a home in Sheffield Lake. Biber Jean Wrice said she became aware of board member-elect Paul Biber`s living situation about two weeks before the election, but one of her staff members was unsuccessful at reaching anyone Read More…

Police blotter: Nov. 16, 2007

Lorain police Tuesday, Nov. 13 8:17 a.m. – West Sixth Street, two teenage girls were approached by two men in a black Cadillac while walking to school. 10:02 a.m. – West 21st Street, Clayton A. Spencer, 44, 3800 block Dayton Ave., Lorain, charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, possession of cocaine, operating Read More…

Gunman robs Elyria Township sandwich shop

A sandwich shop robbed at gunpoint Tuesday was hit again at 8:50 p.m. Thursday, just before closing time. Sheriff`s deputies said a lighter-skinned black man wearing a black sweatshirt and hat walked into Subway, 42851 North Ridge Road, Elyria Township, and demanded money. The man shoved a gun in the faces of the teenage girls Read More…