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ROUNDUP: Dec. 11, 2010

Women sue tattoo parlor, allege injuries ELYRIA — Two women filed a lawsuit Friday against the Elyria Tattoo Lounge LLC and its statutory agent, Ryan D. Carmichael, alleging they suffered injuries while getting tattoos. The suit, filed by Sandra E. Gregus of Sheffield Lake and Genevieve Todd of Elyria, alleges that the business and its Read More…

BLOTTER: Dec. 11, 2010

Lorain police Wednesday, Dec. 8 3:57 p.m. – 2900 block Cromwell Drive, report of stolen prescription medications. 10:07 p.m. – 1700 block Broadway, police stunned a man with a Taser after he reportedly threw an object at another man and acted suspiciously. 10:46 p.m. – 5400 block Leavitt Road, William Allen, 24, was charged with Read More…

Attic fire damages LaGrange home

LaGRANGE — A family of three was lucky an alert off-duty firefighter was passing by as their home began to burn this morning. According to LaGrange Township Fire Chief James Rader, the Grafton Township firefighter — whose name he did not know — was driving by 196 Railroad St. about 5:30 a.m. and smelled fire. Read More…

McCloud guilty of murder, could face death penalty

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ELYRIA — Ronald McCloud Jr. could face the death penalty after being convicted Thursday of raping and killing 57-year-old Janet Barnard in a church bathroom more than five years ago. Relief spread across the faces of Barnard’s family, including her sister Sharon Kaczmarczyk, as the verdict was read. “I’m glad this phase is over,” Kaczmarczyk Read More…

Police log for Dec. 9, 2010

Elyria police Saturday, Dec. 4 6:35 p.m. – 300 block Oxford Ave., report of a stolen handgun. Monday, Dec. 6 4:41 p.m. – 100 block Portia Court, William Ostolaza, 20, was charged with domestic violence after allegedly punching a pregnant woman in her head, causing her ear to bleed. 6:13 p.m. – 1500 block West Read More…

Man gets 7 years for sexually assaulting two 5-year-old boys

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ELYRIA — A 48-year-old Elyria man will serve seven years in prison after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting two 5-year-old boys. Earl Eddington pleaded guilty Monday to two counts each of rape and gross sexual imposition. He will be required to register with authorities the rest of his life, according to the plea agreement filed Wednesday. Eddington Read More…

Elyria man Tasered to end standoff with police

ELYRIA — An Elyria man had to be Tasered overnight to end a standoff with police at the Convenient Food Mart plaza on West Ridge Road. Officers were called to the plaza about 11:45 after the daughter of Garry Wilson, 50, contacted them, according to a police report. She said her father had been drinking Read More…

Fire overnight damages Avon Lake home

AVON LAKE — An Avon Lake family is staying with relatives after a fire damaged their home on Brookfield Road overnight. Firefighters were called to 161 Brookfield about 10:30 p.m., according to Chief William Morris. The home’s residents all managed to get out, Morris said. He said the occupants were a family, including a husband Read More…

Local news roundup for Dec. 8, 2010

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Fund created to help accident victim A fund has been set up to help accident victim Rachel Aring Frahm and her family. Frahm was seriously injured in a crash Sunday evening on Middle Ridge Road in Amherst and remains unconscious in critical condition at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland. Donate at any Fifth Third Bank Read More…

School closings and delays 12-07-10

Brunswick, Buckeye, Cloverleaf, Columbia, Highland, Keystone, Lorain County Early Learning Center, Medina, Midview, Wadsworth, Wellington closed
Berlin-Milan, 2 hour delay
Keystone-LaGrange Library will open at noon.
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