November 22, 2014

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Prosecutor says he’ll agree to commute Nancy Smith’s sentence to time served

Lorain County Prosecutor Dennis Will said Tuesday he won’t oppose commuting Nancy Smith’s sentence in the controversial Head Start child molestation case to time served when her clemency application goes to a hearing of the Ohio Parole Board early next year. But Will said he won’t back a full pardon for Smith, who has long Read More…

Trail of destruction: Trees snapped, homes flooded, thousands without power locally

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Homes were smashed, utility poles and trees snapped and fields flooded as Lorain County felt the effects of Hurricane Sandy late Monday and early Tuesday. This morning, about 7,500 FirstEnergy customers remained without power in Lorain County. Mark Durbin, a spokesman for FirstEnergy Corp., said all customers should have power restored by Friday morning at Read More…

Lorain County natives ride out terrifying storm system on coast

The nightmare is over for three Lorain County natives on the East Coast who survived Hurricane Sandy. In Tuckerton, N.J., Midview High graduates Steven and Stephanie Johnston were thrilled to get electricity restored after 28 hours without it. The most frightening moment occurred when the storm surge crept close to their home Monday evening, she Read More…

LCCC student accused of threat against Mitt Romney

ELYRIA — A Lorain County Community College student is in hot water after being accused of threatening Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney. While Romney was speaking Tuesday at Avon Lake High School, teacher Amanda Nelson said student Shaquille L. Brown threatened Romney, according to police Officer John Matula III’s report. Nelson said students were working Read More…

Crushers and Red Cross events to help storm victims

The Lake Erie Crushers have teamed up with Mercy Regional Medical Center and All Pro Freight Systems to host a canned food drive, which will benefit the victims of Hurricane Sandy. All fans are encouraged to bring canned goods to All Pro Freight Stadium until Nov. 9 to help the victims of the hurricane. The Read More…

School closings for 10/31/12

Avon Schools Avon Lake;  Eastview Avon Lake; Lear Avon Lake; Redwood Avon Lake; Troy Bay Village Schools Columbia Schools Elyria Catholic Elyria;  Ely Elementary Elyria;  Northwood Middle School Holy Trinity in Avon Horizon Science Academy in Lorain Keystone Schools Lorain County Community College opens at noon. North Ridgeville Middle School North Olmsted Schools Olmsted Falls [...] Read More…

School closings for 10/31/12

Avon Schools Avon Lake;  Eastview Avon Lake; Lear Avon Lake; Redwood Avon Lake; Troy Bay Village Schools Columbia Schools Elyria Catholic Elyria;  Ely Elementary Elyria;  Northwood Middle School Holy Trinity in Avon Horizon Science Academy in Lorain Keystone Schools Lorain County Community College opens at noon. North Ridgeville Middle School North Olmsted Schools Olmsted Falls Read More…

School closings for 10/31/12

Avon Schools Avon Lake;  Eastview Avon Lake; Lear Avon Lake; Redwood Avon Lake; Troy Bay Village Schools Columbia Schools Elyria Catholic Elyria;  Ely Elementary Elyria;  Northwood Middle School Holy Trinity in Avon Horizon Science Academy in Lorain Keystone Schools Lorain County Community College opens at noon. North Ridgeville Middle School North Olmsted Schools Olmsted Falls [...] Read More…

Third man arrested in Lorain shooting

LORAIN — Another man was arrested in relation to the shooting of an 18-year-old Lorain man Oct. 16. Shikem Crutcher, 18, of the 4400 block of Camden Ave., was arrested and charged with felonious assault. The victim, Anthony Geiger, told police he was hit by a bullet while standing outside of a home in the Read More…

School closings for 10/31/12

Avon Schools Avon Lake;  Eastview Avon Lake; Lear Avon Lake; Redwood Avon Lake; Troy Bay Village Schools Columbia Schools Elyria Catholic Elyria;  Ely Elementary Elyria;  Northwood Middle School Holy Trinity in Avon Horizon Science Academy in Lorain Keystone Schools Lorain County Community College North Ridgeville Middle School North Olmsted Schools Olmsted Falls Schools St. Anthony [...] Read More…