April 27, 2015

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Mennell Road closure announced

GRAFTON TWP. — Mennell Road between Law and Neff roads will close Monday so a culvert can be replaced. The work is expected to be done June 17. Detour signs will be posted.

LifeFlight called in for South Lorain shooting

CT photo by Bruce Bishop.

LORAIN — A LifeFlight helicopter has been called to Mercy Regional Medical Center in Lorain following a shooting in the area of 2062 E. 28th St. Police were dispatched about 10:30 a.m. and were looking for two men who fled the scene in a light blue car, possibly a Ford Focus. The address returns to Read More…

Police log for May 9, 2011

Elyria police Saturday, May 7 11:50 p.m. – East River Street and Yale Avenue, Mark A. Streets, 100 block Queens St., Elyria, theft from vehicles, receiving stolen property, illegal use of food stamps. Lorain police Saturday May 7 2:28 a.m. – Broadway and West Ninth Street, man shocked with Taser by police after allegedly refusing Read More…

Motorcyclist’s condition improves

SHEFFIELD TWP — The condition of a motorcyclist who crashed Saturday on Ridgewood Drive is improving. Jeremiah Avalos was in good condition Sunday evening at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland. Avalos, 21, of Lorain, crashed into a truck making a left turn in front of him into a driveway on Ridgewood Drive off state Route Read More…

Police log for May 8, 2011

Elyria police Thursday, May 5 12:30 p.m. – 600 block Dewey Ave., 42-inch TV, GPS unit, gold and silver watch and other jewelry stolen during home burglary. 1:02 p.m. – 200 block Clark St., pickup tire slashed. 3:44 p.m. – 200 block Brunswick Ave., window screen bent. 6:57 p.m. – Lorain County Community College Bookstore, Read More…

Motorcycle rider flown to hospital after crash

SHEFFIELD TWP. – A Lorain man was flown to MetroHealth Medical Center after his motorcycle was struck on Ridgewood Drive by a truck pulling into a driveway Saturday, according to the Ohio Highway Patrol. Jeremiah Avalos, 21, of Lorain, was listed in fair condition early today, a nursing supervisor said. Avalos was southbound on Ridgewood Read More…

Creating a park in Elyria Township

A 12-acre pond at Rowland Nature Preserve in Elyria Township off Murray Ridge Road is being spruced up. A path was bulldozed around the pond, and drainage improvements have been made to the site, which was given to the township by businessman Billy Rowland in 2009. Rowland donated 58 acres to the township with the Read More…

Elyria man pulls gun on trooper, later kills self

VERMILION TWP. — A two-hour manhunt for an Elyria man who drew his gun on an  Ohio Highway Patrol trooper on the Ohio Turnpike on Friday ended when the man took his own life as authorities were closing in on his position, police said. The body of Delbert E. Sheppard Jr., 26, was found in Read More…

Police: Teens, allegedly defending their mom, stab her boyfriend

CARLISLE TWP. — A woman’s boyfriend was stabbed by at least one of her two teenage sons after she and the boyfriend got into a physical altercation, Lorain County Sheriff’s Sgt. Randal Koubeck said. Details of the incident were sketchy Friday night, but what is known is that at least one of the two boys Read More…

UPDATED: Darrow Road suspect, found dead, is identified

The suspect, who was found dead of an apparent gunshot wound, has been identified as Delbert E. Sheppard Jr., 26, of Elyria. See tomorrow’s Chronicle for more details about the incident. EARLIER: A 1:44 p.m. call out over the scanner says the suspect was captured. An ambulance has been called to a Darrow Road address. Read More…