November 23, 2014

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Police log for March 11, 2011

Elyria police Sunday, March 6 2:28 p.m. — Tan City, 661 Chestnut Commons, customer caught on camera stealing bottle of lotion. 2:44 p.m. — 300 block Princeton Ave., a woman reported someone broke into her house and stole her purse. 8:36 p.m. — 300 block Oberlin Road, blue 2011 Subaru Impreza stolen. Lorain police Friday, Read More…

Lorain issues snow ban

The city of Lorain has issued a city-wide emergency snow ban. Parking is not permitted on any city street effective 7 p.m.Thursday until 7 p.m. Friday. The ban will take effect in the business district after normal business hours. Violators will be ticketed or towed.

Winter storm warning replaces watch, goes into effect at 8 p.m.

A previously issued winter storm watch has been upgraded to a winter storm warning. The warning, issued by the National Weather Service will be in effect from 8 tonight through 10 tomorrow night. According to the National Weather Service, a low-pressure system will move north across Western Pennsylvania today. As it does, rain across northern Read More…

Sheffield Lake man arrested with kilo of cocaine

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MANSFIELD — An Sheffield Lake man is facing felony drug charges after State Highway Patrol troopers seized a kilo of cocaine valued at $100,000 following a traffic stop yesterday in Richland County. Troopers stopped a 2003 Dodge Durango for a window tint violation, on northbound Interstate 71, at approximately 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. Criminal indicators were Read More…

Mystery man helping to keep Metro Parks clean

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ELYRIA — He goes by Bud. Beyond that, details are a little fuzzy, according to Metro Parks workers. They first started seeing the gray-bearded gentleman nearly a year ago when he came to use the Bridgeway trail. He walked, they said, and stretched on the trail’s benches. Then he found a greater calling — clearing Read More…

Wellington mom pleads not guilty for trying to kill son

ELYRIA — A Wellington nurse pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity for allegedly trying to kill her 17-year-old son twice in a one-week period. Shannon Weber, 42, is facing two counts each of attempted murder and felonious assault. Prosecutors have said she drugged her son on Dec. 31 and tried to shoot the teen Read More…

Judge denies man’s request to withdraw no contest plea

ELYRIA — A county judge has rejected a request from a man who pleaded no contest last week to attempted murder and other charges to withdraw his plea. In his decision, Lorain County Common Pleas Judge James Miraldi wrote that Maurice Williams has a lawyer and needs to make the request through him. Doug Merrill, Read More…

Avon attorney’s law license suspended

AVON — An Avon attorney who spent one year and one day in federal prison after being convicted of lying on his tax returns in a scandal that rocked the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland had his law license indefinitely suspended by the Ohio Supreme Court on Wednesday. Joseph H. Smith’s law license was suspended temporarily Read More…

Unemployment up in county, as well as Lorain and Elyria

Unemployment is up in Lorain County as well as the cities of Elyria and Lorain, according to data released today by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. Lorain County unemployment was 9.7 percent in January, up from 8.7 percent in December but down compared to January 2010, when it was 10.6 percent. Elyria Read More…

Winter storm watch issued, goes into effect tomorrow evening

Lorain, Medina and Cuyahoga counties will be under a winter storm watch from tomorrow evening through Friday evening. Rain will begin to change to we snow Thursday night, and then snow will begin to taper off Friday evening, according to the National Weather Service. Locations in the watch area will have a potential for six Read More…