April 1, 2015

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Motorcyclist dies in crash

PITTSFIELD TWP. – A motorcyclist was killed after he collided with a car on U.S. Route 20 just east of state Route 58 around 7 p.m. Sunday. Richard Moran, 40, of Wellington, was eastbound on a Kawasaki motorcycle when he collided with a westbound Buick Century, Lorain County Coroner Paul Matus said. He was thrown Read More…

Police log for May 2, 2011

Elyria police Friday, April 29 12:27 p.m. – 300 block East Ave., Rico Salters, 35, Cleveland, charged with possession of cocaine and marijuana. 1:23 p.m. – 900 block Gulf Road, threats. 2:30 p.m. – 142 Broad St., Rite Aid, sunglasses shoplifted. 3:09 p.m. – 4900 block Midway Mall, Sears, James Davis, 27, North Ridgeville, charged Read More…

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Motorcyclist killed in crash on U.S. Route 20

PITTSFIELD TWP. — A motorcyclist was killed after he collided with a car on U.S. Route 20 just east of state Route 58 around 7 p.m. Sunday. The motorcyclist, who was riding a Kawasaki motorcycle, collided with two women in a Buick Century, according to an Ohio Highway Patrol dispatcher at the Elyria post. The Read More…

Drug turn-in program doubles its average take

ELYRIA – The Lorain County Drug Task Force and other police agencies around  the county collected a record amount of expired and/or unneeded prescription drugs Saturday during Operation: Medicine Cabinet. Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Dennis Cavanaugh, who serves as the task force commander, said around 1,000 residents turned over approximately 1,350 pounds of drugs. In previous Read More…

Couple alleges KFC food poisoning

SHEFFIELD — A Westlake couple said they suffered food poisoning from an order of KFC and have filed a lawsuit against the fast food chain. Eduardo Quinones and Sabrina Miller are suing the company over food they purchased on April 29, 2009, from the KFC restaurant at 5210 Detroit Road, according to a lawsuit filed Read More…

Police log for April 29, 2011

Lorain police Monday, April 25 8:14 a.m. – 2400 block E. 34th St., Michael J. Kerr, 35, 2400 block E. 34th St., charged with domestic violence. 8:29 a.m. – 4800 block Leavitt Road, license plate stolen while truck parked at Apples, 1051 Meister Road 12:24 p.m. – 300 block W. 20th St., copper piping stolen Read More…

Lorain woman faces drug charges

ELYRIA — A Lorain woman faces drug charges after a confidential informant purchased crack cocaine from her several times at residences or in her car, according to a search warrant unsealed Thursday in Common Pleas Court. Latonya Vaughan, 38, was charged with trafficking in drugs and reckless operation. She was being held in lieu of Read More…

Local company to replace Scouts’ stolen camping gear

Chris Nagel, left, assistant Scoutmaster for North Ridgeville Troop 153, William Price, Brandon Nagel, and Greg Kuczynski, stand with the troop's old pop-up trailer, which is in unsafe condition on Apr. 27. Their new trailer was stolen recently. (CT photo by Steve Manheim.)

A local Boy Scout troop that was facing a summer without camping trips due to the theft of their trailer and supplies can breathe a sigh of relief today thanks to the generosity of a local company. Clear Choice Laser in Brecksville has agreed to fund replacement of all of the $2,500 to $3,000 in Read More…

Northern Ohio under high wind warning

All of Northern Ohio, including Lorain County, is under a high wind warning until 10 this morning. According to the National Weather Service, winds will increase rapidly with gusts as high as 60 mph from the southwest. The strongest winds will occur in early morning, but it will remain windy all day. These winds are Read More…