September 19, 2014

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Boys basketball: Amherst takes advantage of Firelands’ off-shooting night to pull out a win

HENRIETTA TWP. — Sometimes the 3-pointer can be a valuable weapon. For it to make a difference, however, the shots have to go in. Firelands hit its first shot from beyond the arc, then missed its final 19 in a 47-34 non-conference loss to visiting Amherst. Garrett Klekota paced three Comets in double figures with Read More…

Lorain facility provides blessings and grace

The cherubic little boy was a ball of energy Friday afternoon a few moments before he sat down to his lunch of tuna-noodle casserole and sliced peaches. He wanted the walkie-talkie in the hand of the woman sitting next to him, and when it was pushed out of his reach, large tears filled his brown Read More…

Suspect arrested in 3 Amherst burglaries

AMHERST — Police have charged an Amherst man in connection with three break-ins over the past two months. Nicklaus Maharidge, 20, was charged Saturday with two counts of burglary and one count of attempted burglary, according  Amherst Police Lt. Dan. Jasinski. Two of the break-ins were reported to have occurred Nov. 27 on Axtel Street Read More…

Man is dead after standoff in Brunswick

BRUNSWICK — A man who held off police for 30 hours is dead. The standoff at a home at 1528 Jefferson Ave. ended about 7:30 p.m. Saturday, a police spokesperson said. “The male suspect, age 39, is deceased as a result of gunshot wounds,” according to a prepared release from police. “A woman in the Read More…

Accident damages utility pole, takes out mailboxes

ELYRIA — Anyone planning to get those Christmas cards or other holiday mail on its way may have to wait a bit if they were planning to deposit it in the big blue mailboxes at the drive-through of the main post office on East Bridge Street. The delay is because a vehicle barreled into the Read More…

Cleveland man faces assault charge

ELYRIA — A Cleveland man was arrested early Saturday morning in the parking lot of EMH Elyria Medical Center after he allegedly assaulted his girlfriend during an earlier get-together with friends. Samath Min, 30, was charged with assault and criminal damage, according to police. The arrest occurred at 2:10 a.m., more than two hours after Read More…

Grease fire damages Elyria Avenue home

LORAIN — A small kitchen fire caused an estimated $17,000 damage to an Elyria Avenue residence Saturday afternoon. Firefighters were called 5:36 p.m. to 3155 Elyria Ave., where they found a neighbor had responded to pleas for help from the homeowner, and extinguished most of the fire with a dry chemical extinguisher, according to Lorain Read More…

BLOTTER: Dec. 2, 2012

Elyria police Thursday, Nov. 29 3:44 p.m. — 700 block Infirmary Road, television and items worth a total of $650 reported stolen in burglary. Saturday, Dec. 1 2:34 a.m. — 100 block David Drive, a tenant told police she was in bed and awakened by the sound of someone trying to enter her house. The Read More…