July 7, 2015


Lorain honors airman, renames street

LORAIN — Over a year after lobbying began, a street is being renamed for Air Force Airman 1st Class Eric Barnes. City Council members at their Monday meeting approved renaming Osborn Avenue from West 11th Street to South Lakeview Boulevard as Eric Barnes Avenue. Barnes, 20, was killed in 2007 by a roadside bomb in Read More…

Rapist gets 13 years

ELYRIA — John P. Howard was sentenced to 13 years in prison Monday for abducting a 13-year-old girl off the street in Oberlin and taking her back to his home where he sexually assaulted her. Howard, 70, declined to speak before Lorain County Common Pleas Judge Mark Betleski imposed the sentence, but he shook his Read More…