June 28, 2016

Elyria
Partly sunny
69°F
 

Police: Cleveland man breaks into same Westlake apartment twice

WESTLAKE — A Cleveland man is in the Cuyahoga County Jail on $100,000 bond after police say he broke into the home of a former girlfriend twice within 36 hours. Thomas Eaddie, 30, was charged with burglary and possession of criminal tools for the second break-in, around 2:49 a.m. today. He also had pending charges of Read More…

Cavs return home to a champions’ welcome

CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers have returned home — with the Larry O’Brien trophy in hand. The Cavs, who beat the Warriors in Game 7 of the NBA Finals to win the first major league sports title in Cleveland in 52 years, arrived at the Cleveland Airport at 12:36 p.m., after departing the Bay Area, with a stop Read More…

Weather-related power outages reported in Avon

AVON — Nearly 1,000 Ohio Edison customers in the county are without power after a line of storms blew through Lorain County this morning. The National Weather Service declared a severe thunderstorm warning around 6:37 a.m. today. The warning expired at 7:15 a.m., but not before areas got heavy rain and wind. Ohio Edison reports a power outage Read More…

Avon Lake woman has wallet stolen at Crocker Park

WESTLAKE — An Avon Lake woman had her wallet stolen while at Bar Louie in Crocker Park on Saturday afternoon, and more than $4,000 in charges were made on her accounts. According to a news release from the Westlake police, the woman’s wallet was removed from her purse between 5 p.m. and 5:43 p.m. After that, three Read More…

PHOTOS: 2016 Flag Day ceremony

ELYRIA — Elks Lodge 465 and American Legion Post 12 held their annual Flag Day commemoration Tuesday on Ely Square.

Pair arrested after car, foot pursuit

ELYRIA — Two men were taken into custody after a car chase and brief foot pursuit involving police Tuesday morning. Elyria police Capt. Chris Costantino said shortly before 8 a.m. an officer saw a Ford Fusion drive through a red light at Lorain Boulevard and Lake Avenue and pursued it. The car continued at a Read More…

Pedestrian struck, killed on West River Road

ELYRIA — A man was hospitalized Tuesday after he was hit by a motor vehicle on West River Road North near Applebee’s. Juan Torres Jr., 43, of Elyria, was crossing the street when he was struck by an adult woman driving a blue Ford Fiesta. Torres was taken to University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center and Read More…

Two in custody after car chase

ELYRIA — Two men have been arrested after a high speed chase through Elyria culminating in a car crash. Elyria police Capt. Chris Costantino said an officer saw a Ford Fusion drive through a red light at the intersection of Lorain Boulevard and Lake Avenue and started to pursue it. The car continued “at a high Read More…

H.S. Wrestling: Brookside promotes Seth Houston to head coach

After eight years as an assistant, Seth Houston has taken the reins as Brookside wrestling coach. He replaces Brian Behrendt, who stepped down after 11 years due to health issues. Houston is a lifelong resident of Lorain County and works at the JVS, providing career assessment services for the last 15 years. He was a Read More…

Man sought after Beech Avenue incident

LORAIN – Police arrested a Lorain man Thursday after he interfered with their attempts to arrest another man on a warrant at a Beech Avenue residence. Montell Johnson, 37, was arrested on charges of resisting arrest, obstructing official business and having weapons under disability. Lorain Police Capt. Roger Watkins said police saw Christopher Chapman who Read More…