August 20, 2014

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Amherst police cut K-9 unit

AMHERST — The Amherst Police Department has disbanded its K-9 unit, a decision that comes at nearly the same time an officer filed a lawsuit against the city claiming he is owed additional compensation for being a police dog handler. The lawsuit, filed last month in U.S. District Court, alleges that by not paying Officer Read More…

Avon mayor: Pool next on to-do list

AVON — Local families could be frolicking in a community swimming pool by the end of 2014. Mayor Jim Smith said residents have been expressing interest in a pool for some time and the city is now at a point where it can begin to focus on such a project. “Now that we’ve got the Read More…

Man gets 30 months in jail in DUI fatal

ELYRIA — A former Lorain man who killed his girlfriend in a drunken driving crash in December 2010 was sentenced Friday to 30 months in prison. Wilfredo Osorio Jr., 28, was found guilty last year of vehicular homicide, DUI and driving without a license. Lorain County Common Pleas Judge James Burge, who imposed the sentence Read More…

Carbon Monoxide Detectors: Now’s The Season To Ensure They’re In Working Order

  With the heating season upon us in northeast Ohio, now’s a good time to check your carbon monoxide detector or add a detector if you don’t have one. Because carbon monoxide, also known as CO, is invisible and odorless, the only way to know that you have a build-up in your home is through Read More…