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PHOTO GALLERY: Fire destroys Lorain man’s trailer

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LORAIN — A fire this morning has left a Lorain man homeless, but, for now, firefighters aren’t sure where that man is. According to Fire Capt. Dennis Livchak, firefighters arrived to find heavy smoke coming from the trailer and the rear of the trailer fully engulfed in flames. Neighbors initially believed Ryan Pesek, 32, the Read More…

UPDATE: Police ID man who died in Lorain fire today

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LORAIN — A man described by neighbors as a loner they seldom spoke with was found dead in a small two-story West 12th Street house this afternoon. The man was identified as Brian Krajeski, 51, by Lorain County Coroner Paul Matus. Krajeski was found by Lorain firefighters in an upstairs bedroom at the rear of Read More…

Lorain, Amherst women win thousands on instant tickets

Four local people recently won thousands on Ohio Lottery instant games, according to a news release from the Ohio lottery. Charity R. Danchisen of Lorain won $20,000 scratching Classic Black. Mary A. Bednar of Amherst won $15,000 scratching 3 Wishes. Sandra M. Dotson won $10,000 on Bingo Tripler. David E. Reineck of Norwalk won $10,000 Read More…

Lorain man found dead beside Route 2 in Erie County

BERLIN TWP. — A Lorain man was found dead over the weekend alongside Route 2 in Erie County. Sheriff’s Capt. Paul Sigsworth said Larry D. Claybaugh, 61, was spotted by passing motorists lying on the ground by the Route 2 westbound exit ramp to state Route 61. He said the call came in a little Read More…

PHOTO GALLERY: This weekend’s high school football action

Parma 28, Lorain 0 — More than 4,000 fans turned out for the Titans’ first game at George Daniel Field, but the home team couldn’t score. Amherst 34, Midview 7 — Amherst scored on Brennan Hosier TD passes to Jordan Irvin (10 yards) and Jason Stump (23 yards) and runs by Zach Kelley (7 yards) Read More…

Police log for Sept. 7, 2010

Lorain police Friday, Sept. 3 11:07 a.m. – East Erie Avenue and Arizona Avenue, Terence Ledbeter, 25, of Lorain, charged with driving under revocation or suspension and prohibited window tint. Sunday, Sept. 5 11:33 a.m. – 700 block Euclid Ave., bicycle stolen. 7:12 p.m. – 1500 block W. 20th St., vehicle’s driver’s side taillight broken. Read More…

Police log for Sept. 6, 2010

Lorain police Friday, Sept. 3 8:50 p.m. – 800 block E. 34th St., a resident who heard noises in his backyard told police he discovered someone had damaged his 1999 Dodge truck by throwing rocks at the vehicle, which was parked in his driveway. The man said he had just spent $1,000 to have the Read More…

Woman hurt in crash on Abbe

ELYRIA – An Elyria woman on her way home from work sustained minor injuries in a crash at the corner of North Abbe and Hilliard Roads Sunday night. Donna Krzyzaniak may have broken her foot and had signs of whiplash, said her husband, Joe, who was at the scene to handle the towing of her Read More…

Couple’s treasured antiques reduced to ashes in barn fire

WELLINGTON TWP. – A fire destroyed a Quarry Road barn early Friday filled with antique cars and sentimental trinkets. Homeowner Merrie Guelker called the losses “astronomical,” but said she and her husband, Rodger, are insured and will without a doubt rebuild the structure. The Wellington Fire Department was called to the Guelkers’ home at 21011 Read More…

Roundup: Sept. 4, 2010

Girl reports that teen asked her to have sex LORAIN – Police are investigating a complaint that a 17-year-old Lexington Avenue boy asked to have sex with a 12-year-old girl earlier this month. The girl’s mother told officers that her daughter was playing with other children at the 17-year-old’s house a couple weeks ago when Read More…