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Report released on Jan. 2010 plane crash that killed four

The National Transportation and Safety Board has released a report on the Jan. 18, 2010, plane crash that killed four people, including Vermilion-area inventor Don Brown. The crash of the MU-2B plane, which is made by Mitsubishi, came when the pilot was making the second attempt to land the plane at the Lorain County Regional Read More…

Fire strikes old Holiday Inn

CT photo by Bruce Bishop.

ELYRIA — A fire in a first-floor room at the Inn of Elyria caused damage to nearly the entire north wing of the hotel Monday night. The fire likely began by the window of the vacant room, either through a lamp or heating/air conditioning unit in the wall, but spread to much of the room Read More…

Pole knocked over, traffic jammed on Route 10

GRAFTON — Traffic was snarled on state Route 10 for nearly two hours Monday night after a light pole was struck and then crashed into the two westbound lanes. The driver who struck the pole located near the state Route 57 ramp told a state trooper she wasn’t sure why she veered off the right Read More…

Police: Man fired gun in apartment, neighbor nearly hit

Parker

LORAIN — A Sheffield Township man is facing charges after he allegedly fired a gun in his girlfriend’s apartment, sending a bullet through the ceiling of another unit and nearly striking a neighbor. Calvin Parker Jr., 28, is in the Lorain City Jail facing charges of improperly discharging weapons in a home, felonious assault with Read More…

Police log for Jan. 3, 2011

Lorain police Friday, Dec. 31 10:59 p.m. — East 31st Street and Oakwood Drive, Daniel Calderas, 34, of Lorain, charged with driving under suspension and possession of schedule III drugs after a traffic stop. 3:08 p.m. — 2800 block of Utica Ave., theft of copper. Saturday, Jan. 1 2:11 a.m. — 1100 block W. 19th Read More…

Police log for Jan. 1, 2011

Elyria police Thursday, Dec. 30 10:10 a.m. – Tan City, 661 Chestnut Commons Drive, 645-pound storage bucket stolen. 5:17 p.m. – Walmart, 1000 Chestnut Commons Drive, Tania Koutsopoulos, 29, 1800 block Middle Ave., charged with theft of three toys. 9:15 p.m. – 200 block Hilliard Road, a man returned home to find his side door Read More…

Man tells police he discovered burglars

LORAIN – A Spruce Court man told police he confronted two alleged burglars as they left his house, who then jumped into a vehicle and sped across several lawns. The man returned home with his wife about 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and saw a blue vehicle in his driveway in the 2900 block of Spruce Court. Read More…

Man who was shot released from hospital

LORAIN – The 18-year-old Lorain man who was shot Wednesday while riding in his uncle’s car has been released from the hospital. Jalen Ross, 18, was discharged Friday from MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, where he was flown shortly after being shot as his uncle was dropping him off in the area of West Fifth Read More…

Man loses part of ear in fight

ELYRIA – Police said a 34-year-old man had half his ear severed and was dripping blood while walking down Broad Street early Friday. Tennyson Thomas was spotted by police about 1:10 a.m. while officers were responding to a call of a disturbance near the Red Fox Lounge, 571 Broad St. The altercation occurred outside a Read More…

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