October 20, 2014

Elyria
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Oberlin’s Doggie Doo & Pooch Parade draws a crowd

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OBERLIN — Committed dog lovers and their furry animal friends gathered Saturday in Oberlin College’s Tappan Square to attend the ninth annual Doggie Doo & Pooch Parade. The event, an effort that celebrates Lorain County’s dog adoration each fall, invites owners to bring their socialized, vaccinated dogs to the square for a day of canine Read More…

Avon crime watch: Three charged in separate incidents at Wal-Mart

Avon police Saturday, Sept. 14 3:56 a.m. — Interstate 90, Stephanie Eville, 22, Lorain, arrested and charged with operating a vehicle under the influence. Eville was stopped for weaving, according to police. 4:26 p.m. — 35900 block Chester Road, Andrew Marsaw, 22, Grafton, charged with theft at Wal-Mart. 5:31 p.m. — state Route 83, Robert Read More…

Elyria salon manager chases away robber

ELYRIA — A plucky hair stylist managed to chase off an armed man intent on stealing money from the beauty parlor she worked at during an attempted weekend robbery. The incident occurred about 5 p.m. Saturday at Shear Sensations II, 612 Prospect St., where a 63-year-old female stylist was cutting a customer’s hair “when she Read More…

Man fired from bar returns, gets in fight, is arrested

ELYRIA — A man who was fired from his job at Bailey’s Bar and Grille was arrested Friday evening after a drinking binge that led to a physical fight with a woman, police said. Ronnie Kidd, 32, was arrested and charged disorderly conduct, intoxication and resisting arrest following a fight with Bobbie Kidd, 30, who Read More…

Deputies respond to home for reports of shots fired

AMHERST TWP. — Lorain County Sheriff’s deputies arrived with their guns drawn to a house in the 7100 block of Deer Run Drive after a report that shots were fired in the area. At 10:28 p.m. Tuesday, dispatch received numerous reports from callers who had reported gun shots coming from the home. One person believed Read More…

Three charged in Lorain ruckus

LORAIN — Three people were charged after a ruckus early Sunday that followed an evening of drinking. Lorain police were called to the 2000 block of Oakdale Avenue about 2:23 a.m. on reports that two people were about to stab each other during a fight. When they arrived, officers found several people standing outside a Read More…

Police: Woman drives to jail impaired

ELYRIA — A woman tacked on additional charges after police said she drove intoxicated to the county jail on Tuesday to turn herself in on a seven-day jail sentence for theft. Janet Miranda, 32, of Lorain, allegedly told Lorain County Sheriff’s deputies that she drove herself drunk to jail because no one else would drive Read More…

Elyria Apple Festival bids adieu till next year

The First Place Bank Car Show at the Apple Festival was held Sunday.

ELYRIA — Cooler temperatures and periods of rain dampened attendance a bit at this year’s Elyria Apple Festival but not enough to keep festival organizers from terming the event a success. “Our overall attendance was down a little due to the weather being a bit cold and having some rain showers really hit us,” said Read More…

Police investigating reports of shots fired at Red Roof Inn

ELYRIA — Police are investigating a late morning incident at a motel Sunday where several gunshots reportedly were fired. No one was struck or injured during the incident that occurred about 11 a.m. in the parking lot of the Red Roof Inn at 621 Midway Blvd., according to Elyria police Capt. Chris Costantino. Costantino was Read More…

Patrol: Driver in double-fatal crash was drunk

Ohio State Highway Patrol and Eaton Township Fire Department respond to a single car crash that killed two men last night on North Reed Road in Eaton Township.  CHRONICLE FILE PHOTO

EATON TOWNSHIP — The driver of a vehicle in which two North Ridgeville men died earlier this month was intoxicated. The Elyria post of the Ohio Highway Patrol released results of blood alcohol testing done on Timothy Keating and Paul D. Sonego. Test results from blood samples taken from the night of the fatal crash Read More…