November 23, 2014

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Man arrested after taking gun to party

LORAIN — A Lorain man was arrested after it was reported that he was waving a gun near West 18th Street and Hamilton Avenue. At 11:49 p.m. Monday, police were sent to the area and found three people walking in the area. Police said Heriberto Rodriguez, 30, continued walking away from officers as he was Read More…

Defense seeking to move Chardon school shooting trial

CHARDON — Attorneys for an Ohio teenager charged in the school shooting deaths of three students are renewing their effort to move the trial out of the grief-stricken community. Attorneys for 18-year-old T.J. Lane asked the trial judge in Geauga County east of Cleveland for permission to make their case in a sealed document. The Read More…

Caterina Gentile

Caterina Gentile (nee Cristofaro), 72, of Elyria passed away Monday, December 31, 2012 at The Cleveland Clinic, following a brief illness. She was born February 1, 1940 in Davoli, Italy. Caterina was a self employed seamstress; she was dedicated to her husband and children and was kind and generous to all who knew her. Survivors Read More…

Julia Marie Carter

Julia Marie Carter, 84, of Lorain, died Monday, December 31, 2012, in Autumn Aegis Nursing Center while under the care of New Life Hospice. She was born December 21, 1928 in Portsmouth, Ohio and resided in the Lorain area since 1953, moving from Kentucky. Mrs. Carter belonged to Broadway Assembly Church, and enjoyed quilting and Read More…

LeRoy “Lee” E. Coates

OBIT FLAG

LeRoy “Lee” E. Coates, 64, of Elyria, left us suddenly on Monday, December 10, 2012, to join his beloved wife, Nancy. He was born June 24, 1948. Lee was a proud veteran serving as Sergeant in the United States Air Force, worked at U.S. Steel, was an owner/ operator of L & N Trucking, worked Read More…

Julius K. Oros

Julius K. Oros, 96, of Elyria, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Friday, December 28, 2012 at his home. He was born February 24, 1916 in Cleveland and was an Elyria resident for the past seven years. Julius worked as a engineer at the Bailey Meter Co. for 45 years, retiring in 1981. He Read More…

Report: Oregon coach Chip Kelly tops Browns wish list to replace Pat Shurmur

Oregon coach Chip Kelly appears to be the Browns’ top choice to replace Pat Shurmur. Safety T.J. Ward, who spent three years with Kelly, called the coach “a great motivator.” (AP photo.)

Safety T.J. Ward is the Chip Kelly expert inside Browns headquarters. That could change within the next few days. Ward was with Kelly for three years at the University of Oregon, the final one with Kelly as head coach. Ward watched the quick-strike, fast-paced, pedal-to-the-metal offense grow into a national phenomenon. “He’s a great motivator,” Read More…

Man dead after Lorain shooting, 3 others also shot

Seagers

LORAIN — One person is dead after a shooting Tuesday morning at Liberty Gas Station. Police were called to the gas station, at 2436 Broadway, at 3:25 a.m. for reports of multiple shots fired. One victim, 33-year-old Herman Seagers, of Lorain, was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, where he later died of a Read More…

‘Fiscal cliff’ bill passes

WASHINGTON — Past its own New Year’s deadline, a weary Congress sent President Barack Obama legislation to avoid a national “fiscal cliff” of middle class tax increases and spending cuts late Tuesday night in the culmination of a struggle that strained America’s divided government to the limit. The bill’s passage on a bipartisan 257-167 vote Read More…

Amherst couple gets early surprise as county’s first baby of the year is born

Xander, Lorain County’s first baby of 2013, is held by his father Tuesday at Mercy Regional Medical Center in Lorain. He was born at 4:34 a.m. (CT photo by Ray Riedel.)

LORAIN — Amherst residents Michael and Tiffany didn’t spend New Year’s Eve watching the ball drop. Instead, they spent their night at Mercy Regional Medical Center in Lorain, awaiting the birth of their son, Xander. Michael and Tiffany, who did not wish to provide their last name due to Tiffany’s job, said they were surprised Read More…