February 10, 2016


Woman suspected in rape at day care

Heather Koon

ELYRIA — Only a day after receiving information about an alleged rape of a child at a day care center on Abbe Road, police made an arrest. Heather Koon, 25, was charged with two counts of rape at a house at 43971 state Route 511 on Friday morning. The Lorain County Sheriff’s Office received information Read More…

Oberlin man possibly ‘Readie’ to retire from Wellington car dealership


WELLINGTON — Chewing on a toothpick, 93-year-old Readie Brooks contemplated whether this retirement would be his last. Brooks retired a couple times from Brother’s Chevrolet in Wellington. He even had a retirement party, complete with a gift of golf clubs, when he turned 65. But Brooks kept coming back to Brother’s Chevrolet, where he has Read More…

Taste of Elyria focuses on locally owned, independent eateries

ELYRIA — The city’s landscape may by dotted heavily with well-known chain restaurants, but finding good local eats is not as hard as some may think. A lot of local chefs, restaurateurs and good old-fashion foodies are making a living feeding Elyrians every day, and for one week Invest Elyria wants residents to try something Read More…

Man’s ‘message’ of gunfire triggers multiple charges

William Wendell

ELYRIA — A man who allegedly fired a gun into his backyard on Friday told police that he was just “trying to send a message.” William J. Wendell, 58, was charged with inducing panic, using weapons while intoxicated, and discharging a firearm at his house on the 9200 block of Murray Ridge Road around 6:30 Read More…

Lorain blotter: Man charged with spitting on sidewalk

Lorain police Friday, Oct. 4 12:33 p.m. — Gary Avenue, police stopped two men walking and found Xanax on one of the men. He was taken into custody. The man also spit on the sidewalk, which is illegal, and was charged with spitting. 3:00 a.m. — 1300 block W. 10th St., a window was smashed Read More…