November 23, 2014

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Homeless man arrested, accused of masturbating near dressing room

LORAIN — A homeless man was arrested after two women reported that he was masturbating near the dressing room at a Lorain thrift store. Police spoke with the women at the thrift store, located at 125 W. 21st Street, at 11:33 a.m. Monday. The women, who were sisters, told an officer they were shopping with Read More…

Sheriff’s Office: Dead body found in burning car

BROWNHELM TWP. — Remains of a dead body were found this morning as rescue crews were sent to Gore Orphanage and Sperry roads to extinguish a car fire. At 6:17 a.m., the Lorain County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Vermilion Fire Department, was sent to the secluded area, known as Swift’s Hollow. When crews arrived, Read More…

Autopsy: Cleveland 3-year-old died of blows to his head, body, limbs

CLEVELAND — An autopsy shows a 3-year-old Cleveland boy allegedly killed by his mother died of blows to the head, body and limbs. The autopsy was done last week and the cause of death was released Tuesday by the Cuyahoga County medical examiner. Prosecutors disclosed earlier that Emilliano Terry had suffered a skull fracture. His Read More…

Brother and sister arrested after report of shots fired

LORAIN — Police are investigating a report of shots fired in the area of Shaffer Drive and Ashland Avenue Monday to determine if a man or his sister was involved. Police received the report at 2:06 a.m. that a black Ford Fusion was driving around the area and shots were being fired from the car. Read More…

Break-in suspects found hiding under boxes and trash in attic

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ELYRIA — Police arrested two men overnight after they were found hiding under boxes and piles of trash in a home they’d apparently broken into. Leon Hudson, 33, and Anthony Warnick, 26, are both charged with breaking and entering and possessing criminal tools. Officers were called to 120 West River Road N. about 3:15 a.m. Read More…

Elyria man arrested for aggravated robbery, other warrants

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ELYRIA — An Elyria woman told police she was robbed at gunpoint by a man another woman staying at her residence brought home with her. The 52-year-old woman said she was awakened Sunday in her Delaware Circle home to see a man she knew as “Duck” brandishing a handgun with a silencer on it. According Read More…

Albert Fine pleads not guilty in Lorain murder, dismemberment

Albert Fine in court. (CT photo by Bruce Bishop.)

ELYRIA — Accused killer Albert Fine pleaded not guilty today to aggravated murder and other charges stemming from the June 28 slaying of Catherine “Kat” Hoholski. Fine is accused of ambushing Hoholski inside the Lorain apartment they shared and strangling her. He then allegedly dismembered her body and hid it in a storage area of Read More…

Ohio hunters bagged slightly fewer deer this year

COLUMBUS — Ohio hunters bagged slightly fewer deer during this year’s week-long gun season. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Wildlife says last week’s take was a 3.7-percent decrease from 2011. But that was expected because the agency has worked to reduce the statewide herd by expanding hunting opportunities — including chances to Read More…

Just a sophomore, Shoregals’ Niki Schroeder likes Buckeyes for golf … and they like her

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AVON LAKE — Niki Schroeder plays golf with a maturity that belies her young age. Is it any wonder she’s made her college choice before her sophomore year is even half over? Schroeder, who owns just about every Avon Lake High School girls golf record and finished second in the Division I state tournament in Read More…

High school basketball: Elyria uses strong first half to down Shoregals

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AVON LAKE — Elyria senior Mary Jones has been waiting almost a year for a chance to finally beat Avon Lake. Good things come to those who wait. Jones had 14 points and sophomore Sybil Roseboro added a game-high 15 as the Pioneers avenged last year’s sectional loss with 48-35 win Monday in a non-league Read More…