October 25, 2014

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Results: Panoramic Photo Contest

"Cascade Reflections"

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

Richard Cooley

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

Wayne Collin

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…

Lorain blotter: Girlfriend accused of brandishing scissors during argument

Lorain Police

Lorain police 2:44 p.m. Oct. 14 — 1300 block W. 18th St., a man said his girlfriend pointed a pair of scissors at him, spat in his face and pulled his necklace off during an argument. Tuesday, Oct 14 2:18 a.m. — 1200 block W. Eighth St., a woman said her live-in boyfriend pushed her Read More…

Second-grader reports attempted luring

ELYRIA – A second-grade student from Windsor Elementary School was walking home from school Friday when a stranger asked her if she wanted candy, according to police. The 7-year-old girl told police she was walking from the elementary school on Windsor Drive to her home on the 700 block of Thornwood Boulevard around 3 p.m. Read More…

Firefighter injured, family displaced after Lorain house fire

LORAIN – A fire that burned through a Lorain house Monday night left one firefighter with minor injuries and a family displaced from their home. At about 11:20 p.m. Monday, firefighters responded to 1006 W. 21st St. for a report of a house fire. At the scene, police saw smoke coming from the back of Read More…