October 20, 2014


Wind takes out light pole at Crushers’ stadium


What Crushers executives are calling a “freak accident” took down a large light pole holding 36 lights at the stadium overnight. The lights came crashing down on an area with picnic tables. “It just took one gust of wind and it knocked it right down,” said Daniel Helm, vice president of business operations for the Read More…

Man taken to the hospital after being hit by bus

CT photo by Bruce Bishop.

ELYRIA — A man was taken to the hospital after he was hit by a school bus while riding a bike this afternoon. The man was hit about 2:30 p.m. on West River Road near the old Circuit City. The man’s injuries weren’t life-threatening. None of the Northwood Elementary School students on the bus were Read More…

Pricey mausoleum doors stolen from Elmwood Cemetery

LORAIN — Thieves have stolen $30,000 to $40,000 worth of brass doors from mausoleums at the city’s Elmwood Cemetery. The doors were discovered missing this morning. Seven mausoleums were damaged — Thew, J.M. Van Tilburg M.D., Tims, Nicholl, Szanto, Nielsen, Little and A.T. Grills. Several of the mausoleums also had stained-glass windows smashed out, but Read More…

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


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


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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