June 30, 2016

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Avon cruiser stops driver with collision

AVON — An 83-year-old Elyria woman was taken to Avon Emergency Care Center after she hit a police car with her vehicle Saturday afternoon. Police said the department received several calls of a reckless driver on Case Road near Detroit Road that was weaving in and out of traffic and driving on the shoulder. Officers Read More…

FBI: Elyria attempted abduction and Cleveland abduction cases linked [Updated: Video]

CLEVELAND —  The Cleveland FBI office said there is a connection between the recent abduction case of Nevaeh Wylie and an attempted abduction in Elyria. The FBI said the individual, a person they are calling a “person of interest” was linked forensically to both cases. Nevaeh, 6, of Cleveland was missing for 17 hours and Read More…

Memorial Day schedule of events

Rumpke, Republic Services and Elyria will not pick up garbage on Monday because of Memorial Day. Pickup will be delayed by a day for the rest of the week, meaning if pickup normally is Friday, it will be Saturday instead. Government buildings will be closed Monday as will most banks. Amherst The Memorial Day Parade Read More…

Throwback Thursday: ‘It’s death for Bonnie and Clyde’

Bonnie and Clyde meet their end

County offers Summer Youth Employment program

Teens and young adults can get jobs for the summer. The Lorain County Workforce Development Agency in partnership with Lorain County Department of Jobs and Family Services are offering a Summer Youth Employment program this year beginning in June and going through August. The Ohio Department of Job & Family Services will fund the program. Read More…

Westlake man arrested after armed confrontation on Detroit Road

A Westlake man is facing a host of charges after police say he intentionally rammed a car and confronted the occupants of the car, itching for a gunfight. William Keener, 67, is currently in the Westlake jail on two counts each of felonious assault, aggravated menacing and possession of criminal tools, as well as single Read More…

UPDATED: Four Avon High students taken to hospital after odor permeates building

AVON — Avon Fire Chief Frank Root said Avon High School is all clear and once again open. Root said four students were transported to University Hospitals Avon Medical Center after complaining of initial dizziness and a tickling sensation in the nose and throat. Root said firefighters inspected the building and found no gas leaks Read More…

Police: Dogs break free and attack woman, puppy

ELYRIA – Two dogs were quarantined after attacking a woman and her puppy in a residential neighborhood Sunday evening. Vaughn Sprinkle, 25, was cited for failure to display dog tags or animal registration and dogs at large after his dogs broke through a fence and charged at the woman, her daughters and the puppy. According Read More…

Pioneer Marching Band plays annual Appreciation Day concert

Friday night Ely Square was the site of the annual Elyria High School Pioneer Marching Band Appreciation Day Concert. The band’s free concert from the steps of the old Lorain County Courthouse is its way of thanking the city for its support during the school year. The night was the final performance for drum major Read More…

Babysitter accused in toddler’s death faces additional charges

ELYRIA — A Lorain babysitter accused of killing an 18-month-old girl she was watching has been indicted on additional charges of involuntary manslaughter and corrupting another with drugs. Summer Shalodi, 30, already is facing murder, involuntary manslaughter, endangering children, corrupting another with drugs and tampering with evidence in connect with Nadia Nicole Gibbons’ Dec. 13 Read More…