October 23, 2014

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Police arrest suspect in rash of Lorain burglaries

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LORAIN — Lorain police believe they’ve solved a number of recent break-ins with the arrest yesterday of a Lorain man. Police recovered thousands of dollars worth of tools and construction equipment along with two ATVs and two vehicles, all of which are believed to have been stolen from garages and vehicles on the city’s west Read More…

Brass Pole cited by Ohio liquor control officers

CARLISLE TWP. — The Brass Pole was cited for public indecency and narcotics violations after state liquor control officers responded to the club last night. Greg Croft, agent-in-charge with the Ohio Department of Public Safety’s Investigative Unit, said that he could only release limited information because criminal cases are still pending. Officers responded after 10 Read More…

Animal shelter founder arrested, accused of stealing employee’s identity

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SHEFFIELD TWP. — The founder of a nonprofit animal shelter was arrested Wednesday after allegations that she ordered medical supplies using an employee’s personal information without her permission. Crystal Luli, 38, of Lorain, is facing theft and felony forgery charges as a result of the allegations made by former employee Dr. Cathryne Wittlinger. Wittlinger told Read More…

Man faces charge for not having solicitor permit after taking $150 from elderly woman

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WESTLAKE — Police are reminding citizens, particularly the elderly, to be wary of door-to-door solicitors, who often play on people’s respect for veterans, police and firefighters as well as their love of children. Anthony Ashby, 40, whose last known address was in Cleveland, has been issued on a summons for solicitor permit required after a Read More…

Girls basketball: Vermilion relies on defense to upset Fairview

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ELYRIA — It took a long time for Fairview to figure out Vermilion’s 1-2-2 zone. By the time it did, it was too late. For the second straight game, the Sailors held their opponent to just over 30 points, clinching a spot in the Division II district title game with a 37-31 win Thursday over Read More…

Former Elyria star’s development on display as CSU career winds down

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CLEVELAND — Five years after leaving Elyria High School, Honesty King still is the same offensive threat she was when she was named Lorain County’s Miss Basketball and a second-team All-Ohio selection as a senior. But as her career and the Cleveland State University women’s basketball program has evolved, King has adapted her game. And Read More…

Young Cavs on growth spurt

CLEVELAND — Cavaliers center Tyler Zeller slipped on his cute “Dora the Explorer” backpack, grabbed the handles of the pink stroller carrying his baby doll and headed out of Quicken Loans Arena after a win over Toronto. It was time to go home. But not before some humiliation. Such is life for an NBA rookie, Read More…

World Baseball Classic calling; Tribe ready

SURPRISE, Ariz. — The Indians are preparing for the World Baseball Classic exodus. On Sunday, five players — shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera (Venezuela), closer Chris Perez (USA), setup man Vinnie Pestano (USA), catcher Carlos Santana (Dominican Republic), utility man Mike Aviles (Puerto Rico) and minor-league pitcher Giovanni Soto (Puerto Rico) — will leave camp to join Read More…

Browns: Joshua Cribbs believes he’s gone

Three-time Pro Bowler Joshua Cribbs thinks he’ll be playing elsewhere in 2013 despite his desire to remain in Cleveland. “I’m not very optimistic (of re-signing),” he said Thursday during an interview on WKNR 850-AM. “We’re exploring the options of other teams at this point. “You know where my head is, I really would love to Read More…

State wrestling: 7 Lorain Countians win openers, another 4 still alive in consolations

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COLUMBUS — Lorain County has a lucky seven wrestlers still alive in the championship bracket after Day 1 action at the state wrestling meet at Value City Arena, and another four bounced back after first-round losses to stay alive for today’s action. Leading the way was the Black River duo of Sebastian Vidika (106 pounds) Read More…