February 8, 2016

Elyria
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Allen A. Struck

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Allen A. Struck, 79, passed away peacefully Saturday August 13, 2011, from complications of surgery in Florida. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was the beloved husband of Janice (nee Chevalier); loving father of Allen G. (Julie); dear grandfather of Andrew and Allison; brother of Robert (Carol) and dear uncle. Read More…

Good sign: Browns’ Montario Hardesty takes a hit

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BEREA — “Stay up!” is the unofficial slogan of NFL training camps. Coaches want hard hitting but they can’t afford injuries, so they preach to the players to stay on their feet. Then they scream “Stay up!” every time someone goes to the ground during practice. Browns running back Montario Hardesty failed to stay up Read More…

Avon Lake calls off search in possible drowning

AVON LAKE — Rescue squads searched Lake Erie near Miller Road Park late last night after receiving reports of a possible drowning. Witnesses called a little after 10 p.m. and said two witnesses had reported seeing a male swimming in the area east of the fishing pier. The said they could no longer see him, Read More…

2 Lorain men arrested following overnight shootings

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LORAIN — Two Lorain men were arrested after they were tied to at least three shooting incidents overnight. Alton Goshen, 20, and Karis Hampton, 33, were arrested about 4:30 or 5 a.m., according to Lorain police Lt. Mark Carpentiere. A short chase preceded their arrest, Carpentiere said, but he didn’t have details about it. Goshen Read More…

Police log for Aug. 16, 2011

Elyria police Sunday, Aug. 14 11:01 a.m. – 100 block Woodridge Drive, two rings, worth about $1,500 each, reported stolen from an 81-year-old woman. 12:46 p.m. – 600 block Delaware Ave., 47-year-old woman reported that someone stole a roll of chain link fence and 8 aluminum fence posts, valued at about $200, from her backyard. Read More…

Trooper back on duty after domestic probe

An Ohio Highway Patrol trooper who was placed on administrative duty while the patrol conducted an internal investigation into allegations he had threatened to kill his wife has returned to his regular duties. Trooper Kenneth Velez, who lives in Lorain, was reinstated to his job as a motor vehicle inspector out of the patrol’s Medina Read More…

South Lorain post office to close Sept. 9

LORAIN — The South Lorain post office will close after Sept. 9. All services will move to the facility at 3190 Colorado Ave, which will include retail and 24-hour P.O. boxes, beginning Sept. 10. The shuttering of the East 28th Street building has been a long time coming due to budget cuts resulting from declining Read More…

$3,000 stolen in Carlisle Twp. armed robbery

CARLISLE TWP. — An armed robbery at the Convenient Food Mart at 1401 East Ave., at about 11:30 p.m. Sunday is under investigation. Police said a masked man with a pistol walked a clerk into the parking lot before running away. According to a Lorain County Sheriff’s Office report, $3,000 in cash was taken.

Rip currents likely in lake, National Weather Service says

There is a high risk of rip currents through 8 tonight along the shores of Lorain and Erie counties, according to the National Weather Service. The National Weather Service says north winds of 10 to 20 knots will cause waves of 4 to 6 feet and a high risk for rip currents. Rip currents will Read More…

Highway Patrol identifies man whose body was found near turnpike

ELYRIA — The State Highway Patrol has identified the man whose body was found hanging near the turnpike and Gulf Road yesterday. The body of Michael T. Edgell, 47, of Elyria, was found was found hanging by his belt from a fence by a motorcyclist who had stopped to get out of the rain. According Read More…