April 17, 2014

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Lorain man remains on Marshals’ most-wanted list

A Lorain man remains on the U.S. Marshals’ “Dangerous Dozen” most-wanted list. Bruce McElroy, 31, of Lorain is wanted for a sex offender registration violation. McElroy has a long criminal history of violent charges, according to Marshals. One new fugitive was added to the list this month to replace a case that was closed. Deitrekk Read More…

Former police chief appeals dismissal decision

ELYRIA — Former Grafton Police Chief Lonnie Carroll is appealing a county judge’s decision to dismiss his wrongful termination lawsuit against the village. In a ruling filed earlier this month, Lorain County Common Pleas Judge James Burge sided with village officials, who had argued that Carroll was legally fired Aug. 28. Burge made the decision Read More…

Coach Rob Chudzinski: Norv Turner will call plays; it’s premature to call QB Brandon Weeden starter for 2013

BEREA – Coach Rob Chudzinski said offensive coordinator Norv Turner will call the plays for the Browns in 2013. “Norv’s been one of the best play callers in the league for a long time,” Chudzinski said this morning as Turner was introduced to the media. “I have no doubt he will do a great job Read More…

Judge orders man not to have more children until he can support the ones he has

ELYRIA — Lorain County Probate Judge James Walther ordered a defendant in a criminal nonsupport case not to have any more children until he can prove he can financially support the ones he already has. Walther handed down the order to Asim Taylor during a sentencing hearing today. Taylor pleaded guilty last year to charges Read More…

Ohio couple admits putting kids in plastic boxes

STEUBENVILLE — An eastern Ohio couple has pleaded guilty to punishing their three children by forcing them into plastic storage boxes sealed with duct tape and only a square cut in the top for air. A prosecutor said the children, ages 5, 6 and 8, were crammed into the boxes as punishment June 16 at Read More…

Busy day for Cavs ends with win over Celtics

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CLEVELAND — The “MVP” chants from many in the announced crowd of 14,192 were over the top, but “East All-Star” would have been perfect. With today being the last day East coaches can submit their votes for the seven reserves, Kyrie Irving made his case with 40 points Tuesday night as the Cavaliers defeated the Read More…

Trade brings players, pick to Cavaliers

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CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers were looking to add young players while maintaining salary cap flexibility. The Memphis Grizzlies were looking to dump salary in order to sign star forward Rudy Gay to a long-term contract extension and avoid paying the luxury tax. That was the impetus behind the deal that Tuesday sent young big man Read More…

Boys basketball: Oberlin soars in second half

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OBERLIN — With the team with the best record in the Stars Division coming to town Tuesday night, Oberlin knew it would be in for a fight. After nursing a one-point halftime lead over Buckeye, the Phoenix rose to the challenge and made a nice statement within the Patriot Athletic Conference. Oberlin, second in the Read More…

Council members pleased thus far with Cascade Park plan

The Black River runs through a snowy Cascade Park. The Elyria City Council’s Strategic Planning Committee got its first look Tuesday at the proposed joint agreement between the city and the Lorain County Metro Parks for the park district to take over operations of Cascade.

ELYRIA — A year of negotiations seems to have paid off for Mayor Holly Brinda as City Council members lauded the agreement she helped craft with the Lorain County Metro Parks concerning the future of Cascade Park. For months, officials and attorneys have been working out the finer points of a 50-year agreement that turns Read More…