October 20, 2014

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Critter Chronicles: Queenie

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Meet Queenie! She is looking for a new castle. Queenie just returned from the Grafton Correctional Institution. She is now known as a Prison Dog Graduate and proud of it. Queenie spent the last 12 weeks being trained in obedience, manners, basic commands and walking on a leash. She’s an affectionate girl with a gentle Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Homer

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Homer was found wandering around the Home Depot parking lot in Lorain. Some nice employees at the store rescued him. He’s a friendly happy go lucky guy that loves people and life. He’s excited when anyone takes him out for a walk or to play. Homer’s still a pup so will need some training, but Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Nascar

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Race on down to the shelter for Nascar. This boy is just happy to be at the shelter and getting three squares a day and a warm bed to sleep on. He was found starving in an abandoned home. He’ll need to gain some weight but other than that he is healthy. Nascar gets along Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Happy

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Happy would be much happier if he had a home. He’s a quiet boy that wouldn’t be any trouble and is great company. Stop by the shelter for a visit. Happy can be found in the Atrium with several more of his rabbit friends that are available for adoption, too. BREED/DESCRIPTION: American SEX: Male AGE: Read More…

Browns CB Joe Haden misses practice with oblique injury

BEREA — Browns cornerback Joe Haden didn’t practice today after injuring an oblique muscle early in practice Wednesday. His teammates were hopeful he will play Sunday against the Cowboys (4-5) in Dallas, but his status remained in doubt. Haden is the team’s No. 1 corner and would play a key role in trying to stop Read More…

Man arrested, accused of ‘shooting cans’ out of vehicle at AMVETS

CARLISLE TWP. — An Elyria man was arrested Wednesday after witnesses said he was driving around the AMVETS aiming a weapon out of the window of his minivan. Steven B. Needham, 52, was charged with inducing panic and open container, according to a report from the Lorain County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies found him driving the Read More…

Elyria woman reports shots fired into apartment

ELYRIA — A woman living in apartments on 300 Washington Ave. told police her apartment was shot at after she found a small hole in her ceiling. Police were sent to the area at 1:48 a.m. today after reports of shots fired in the area. Officers located a .45-caliber magazine, seven rounds of .45 Federal Read More…

14-year-old Ohio boy sentenced for raping 90-year-old woman

LIMA, Ohio — A 14-year-old boy in Ohio who admitted raping a 90-year-old woman will spend at least six years in a youth prison. A judge in the northwest Ohio town of Lima says the crime almost left him speechless while sentencing the boy on Tuesday. Prosecutors say the boy was 13 in August 2011 Read More…

Avon Lake’s Whitney Craigo named Lorain County Miss Volleyball

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ELYRIA — Whitney Craigo thought about being named Lorain County’s Miss Volleyball for 2012. It was in the back of her mind. Way, way in the recesses of her mind. “I wasn’t thinking about it much,” said Craigo, Avon Lake’s 6-foot setter. “I’ve been concentrating on getting ready for (the University of) Maryland. Maybe I Read More…

Softball, baseball standouts highlight big signing day for area high school athletes

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Diamonds were everybody’s best friend Wednesday afternoon as baseball and softball players dominated the Lorain County action on National Signing Day. Four softball players — Avon Lake’s Alexis Thomas to Wright State, Elyria’s Melanie Woodard to Cleveland State, Elyria’s Caitlyn Minney to Youngstown State and Midview’s Kate Thomas to Cleveland State — led the group Read More…