April 17, 2014

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3 men able to swim back to shore after boat takes on water

CT photo by Bruce Bishop.

SHEFFIELD LAKE — Three men were able to make it back to shore safely after their fishing boat began taking on water this morning near Sheffield Lake. The Sheffield Lake Fire Department, the Coast Guard and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources were dispatched to the city boat ramp, at Lake and Lake Breeze roads, Read More…

Motorcycle rider hurt in crash on Broadway

CT photo by Bruce Bishop.

LORAIN — A man in his mid-20s was taken to the hospital from the scene of a motorcycle accident this afternoon, and crews expected him to be LifeFlighted. The accident, which happened about 2:45 p.m. at Broadway and West 30th Street, involved the Yamaha motorcycle the man was riding and a silver minivan. One person Read More…

Holly Brinda upbeat as she waits for results at Moss’ in Elyria

It’s still pretty early to be at the watch parties but, Holly Brinda is with just over a dozen supporters at Moss’ In downtown Elyria. Brinda comes into election eve believing she did things the best she could. “I’m feeling good I’m feeling very relaxed, I said I would do this one more time and Read More…

Photo gallery: Elyria shop has April Fool’s pranks for sale

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For those planning to pull some tricks on friends, family and co-workers today, Elyria’s Yellow Barrel of Magic owner Norbert Dennerll has some things for you. Dennerll’s Cleveland Street shop has little piles of plastic dog poo, whoopie cushions, disappearing ink and other things to help pull an April Fool’s Day prank.

Playstation controller causes gun scare at admin building

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ELYRIA — A man was taken down at gunpoint in downtown Elyria this morning after a caller reported seeing a man with a gun in the parking deck of the county administration building. Police and sheriff’s deputies searched the parking deck and administration building before stopping the man and taking him down to the ground Read More…

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We check out the flooding around Lorain County

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Black River spilling over its banks in Carlisle Township

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CARLISLE TWP. — The Black River is spilling over its banks, causing the closures of at least several roads. Greenville, Hillview, Normandy, Ferndale and Woodside are closed just south of Elyria Country Club. The roads are not completely flooded, but low spots in the roadway are covered by about a foot of water. Homes in Read More…