August 28, 2014

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5 arrested in connection with heroin trafficking

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LORAIN – A year-long investigation resulted in five arrests early Wednesday for drug-related activity. Police from Lorain, Elyria, the Lorain County Drug Task Force and West Shore Enforcement Bureau executed 12 search warrants Wednesday morning in Lorain and Cuyahoga counties. They arrested five people in connection with a “large scale heroin trafficking organization,” according to Read More…

Keystone student injured in crash now talking

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LAGRANGE — Maybe it was the nursing staff that quickly became like family. Maybe it was the gaggle of teenagers surrounding his bed each day during their summer break. Regardless of the reason, Kyle Delligatti spoke Monday for the first time since a February car crash. It was a voice his family thought they might Read More…

UPDATED: Man critical after head-on I-90 crash

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SHEFFIELD — One man was in critical condition and another in fair condition Wednesday morning at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland after a car crossed the median on Interstate 90 near state Route 611 and hit another car head-on Tuesday morning. Kevin Mchue, 25, of Cleveland, was driving a 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix westbound on Read More…

Pizza truck serves low-income families in Elyria

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ELYRIA — It has served warm pizza to more than 2 million people in need in 48 states and on Monday, Little Caesars’ Love Kitchen found its way to 716 Broad St., Elyria. More than 75 people showed up at the Salvation Army in Elyria on Monday morning. For an hour and a half, Salvation Read More…

Former employee files lawsuit against Wellington Schools

WELLINGTON — A dispute that started more than a year ago between a former Wellington Schools employee and members of the school board culminated this month when the former employee filed a lawsuit against the school district. On July 17, Christopher Kamenski, a former curriculum director for Wellington Schools who has since taken a position Read More…

13-year-old charged with attempted rape, burglary

ELYRIA — A 13-year-old boy who was found breaking into cars and sending explicit text messages from a stolen phone was charged after he broke into a teenager’s room this week and tried to sexually assault her, according to police. He was charged with attempted rape and burglary Tuesday at his home on the 600 Read More…

Police: Cleveland concertgoer may have fallen down trash chute

Cory Barron

An investigation into a body found Tuesday in the Lorain County Landfill has yielded a possible explanation for Cory Barron’s death: The 22-year-old may have fallen through a garbage chute after a concert at Progressive Field in Cleveland. A manager at the Lorain County Landfill called police Tuesday after workers found Barron’s body around noon. Read More…

Lorain prepares for Roverfest concert

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LORAIN — A Saturday concert that will host one of the largest crowds Lorain has seen in years may also bring increased exposure, commerce and tourism, according to some city officials. Roverfest, an annual concert series hosted by Cleveland radio show Rover’s Morning Glory, will be staged at the Black River Landing on Saturday in Read More…

UPDATED: Body found in landfill is missing 22-year-old

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NEW RUSSIA TWP. — The search for a concertgoer from Fremont who went missing from Progressive Field on Friday ended when his body was discovered Tuesday afternoon at the Lorain County landfill. Cory Barron, 22, was found dead about 12:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon in a dump truck that had completed a route in Cleveland earlier Read More…

Girl says teen boy climbed through bedroom window

ELYRIA – A girl woke up early Tuesday to a teenager climbing through her bedroom window. A 17-year-old girl told police she was asleep in her house on the 600 block of Delaware Avenue around 5 a.m. Tuesday when she was awakened by a teenager climbing through her window. She told police the teen was Read More…