September 1, 2014

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Wellington farmer says cows alerted him as house burned

WELLINGTON — A dairy farmer is used to hearing the moos of his cows. But early Thursday morning, his cows alerted a Wellington man that his home was on fire. Wellington fire Lt. Bill Brown said after hearing the noises around 4:20 a.m., Edwin Reisinger woke up to find smoke filling his house. Reisinger climbed Read More…

ROUNDUP: Dec. 24, 2010

Semi drags SUV after collision on Route 2 AVON — Police said Ford Explorer was dragged more than a half-mile along state Route 2 after it ran into the back of a tractor-trailer truck Thursday night. “It didn’t appear that he was seriously injured,” Avon fire Lt. Matt Rosenberger said about midnight Thursday. “The guy Read More…

VIDEO: Season’s greetings from the troops

Army Major Sean Kenney from Sheffield Village: Army Spc. Rey Ralat from Lorain: Air Force Major Martin King from Lorain: Service Civilian Dave Kaleel from Lorain: Service Civilian Eric Tschappat from Oberlin: Navy Lt. Carl Blaesing from Lorain: Air Force Airman Kayleigh Brown from Medina: Army Sgt. First Class Tom Powell from Medina: Army Spc. Read More…

Man charged in South Lorain bank robbery

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ELYRIA — An 28-year-old man accused of being involved in a bank robbery that police believe was carried out by a teenager dressed as a woman has been indicted on a single aggravated robbery charge. Dezmon Lawrence, who has prior robbery convictions, is suspected of helping the teenager rob the Fairless Drive branch of Chase Read More…

Christmas holiday closings

Many government offices at the city, county, state and federal levels will be closed today and Friday in observance of the Christmas holiday. Safety services will be on duty throughout the holiday. Post offices will be closed Saturday and will resume mail delivery on Monday. Most post offices in the county will close at noon Read More…

Ohio to lose 2 seats in Congress; Betty Sutton’s district looks vulnerable

WASHINGTON — Ohio will lose two congressional seats — and two votes in the Electoral College — because of population shifts over the past decade, the U.S. Census Bureau announced Tuesday. The districts of U.S. Rep. Betty Sutton, D-Copley Township, and U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-Cleveland, are considered two of the most vulnerable districts when Read More…

New figures: Unemployment down slightly in Lorain County

Unemployment is down just slightly in Lorain County, according to figures released this morning from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. Lorain County unemployment was 8.6 percent in November, down from 8.8 percent in October and lower than last November, when the jobless rate was 9.2 percent. In the city of Elyria, November’s Read More…

16-year-old boys arrested for string of east side Elyria burglaries

ELYRIA — Two 16-year-old boys were arrested Sunday following a string of home burglaries on the city’s near east side. The pair were charged with burglary of a home on Georgetown Avenue that was broken into about 12:25 p.m., but police haven’t said whether the two are also linked to four other burglaries that occurred Read More…

Police log for Dec. 21, 2010

Elyria police Sunday, Dec. 19 8:33 a.m. — 400 block Kenyon Ave., deck chair stolen from front porch. 8:42 a.m. — 100 block Cornell Ave., $175 stolen from home during burglary. 9:08 a.m. — 300 block Kenyon Ave., thieves broke into a home, unwrapped Christmas presents and stole $125 in cash and a $25 Target Read More…

Man gets 36th driving-without-license ticket

LORAIN — A man was charged with his 36th violation for driving under suspension after being stopped Saturday for driving with several children who weren’t in a car seat or wearing a seat belt, police said. Isidro Casarez, 49, of Lorain, was stopped after an officer reportedly noticed that a 5-year-old child was sitting in Read More…