October 20, 2014

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Elyria police: Man charged after allegedly knocking out another man’s teeth

Elyria Police

Elyria police 1:27 a.m. Oct. 17 — 400 block Wesley Ave., Daniel Derouchie, 51, was charged with domestic violence after he and another man fought, and he knocked out the other man’s teeth, according to police. Thursday, Oct. 16 8 a.m. — 100 block Courtland St., someone took scrap metal from a woman’s backyard, according Read More…

Girl recovering; hit-skip vehicle sought

LORAIN — A teenage girl is recovering after being struck by a vehicle driven by an unidentified person who fled the scene. Amaryllis Diaz said her daughter, Elianna Rodriguez, 17, has bruises and road rash on the left side of her body from the incident, but she is home and doing well after being transported Read More…

Lorain blotter: Mother reports troublesome sons missing

Lorain Police

Lorain police 11 p.m. Oct. 18 — 2600 block Caroline Ave., two brothers, ages 11 and 12, were reported missing by their mother, who said the boys are both out of control. The mother said one urinated on her brand-new couch three times just to anger her, and she had no idea where they went, Read More…

Vote for your favorite panoramic photo

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Our photographers shot these panorama shots of iconic scenes in Lorain County. Now, we need your help. Vote for your favorite photo in the poll under the photos. To keep it fair, we won’t tell you who took which photo until voting ends at noon on Wednesday. Click on each individual photo to see a Read More…

Teen critically injured Friday night in Lorain

LORAIN— Police are looking for a driver who hit a teenage girl and fled the scene Friday evening. About 9:45 p.m. Friday, a driver was traveling westbound in the 1800 block of East 34th Street. The driver hit a 17-year-old girl with the car, which police believe to be a red Honda Civic with a Read More…

Legendary Amherst track and cross country coach Richard S. Cooley dies at 93

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There’s a reason the Amherst High School track is named for Richard S. Cooley. One of the true legends of area high school coaching, Cooley left his mark all over the local track and field and cross country scenes. Cooley died Friday at the age of 93. “It was all about the basics and fundamentals, Read More…

Former Elyria High athletes indicted on burglary charges

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ELYRIA – Two former Elyria High School athletes were indicted by a grand jury after charges stemming from an August home break in. Ronnie Smith and Jumarr Lewis Jr., both 19, each were indicted on one third-degree felony count of burglary. Lewis also was indicted on one first-degree misdemeanor count of receiving stolen property. The Read More…

High School Football: Week 8 Updates and Scores

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High school football season is winding down, but there’s still plenty of Friday night lights excitement. We’ve got you covered for the area’s Week 8 scores. Follow our live feed below for updates and commentary on games. Are we missing a game? Let us know by adding your own score updates into the chat. All Read More…

Lorain man charged in kidnapping

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ELYRIA — A Lorain man who allegedly held his girlfriend captive has been indicted on charges of kidnapping, felonious assault, domestic violence and violating a protection order. The victim, Juliann Steiner, told Lorain police that Wayne Collins Jr., 42, held her inside her Oakhill Boulevard apartment for two months. Police went to the apartment after Read More…

Elyria blotter: Man says tenant stole car parts from garage

Elyria Police

Elyria police 3:48 p.m. Oct. 15 — 100 block S. Abbe Road, a man told police he leased his garage to help pay for his rent. He told police the person he leased the garage to stole four Corvette rims and a Chevrolet engine from inside the garage. Sunday, Oct. 12 6:45 p.m. — 200 Read More…