October 23, 2014

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Dallas hires former Browns DC Rob Ryan

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DALLAS — Rob Ryan is headed to Dallas and already has another family reunion lined up. Ryan has agreed to become the Dallas Cowboys’ defensive coordinator, two people with direct knowledge of the hire told The Associated Press on Sunday. Ryan is the son of former NFL head coach Buddy Ryan and the brother of Read More…

Man got irate after free food was cut off, police say

ELYRIA — An Elyria man was charged with assault after allegedly punching a bartender in the eye at Pudge’s Place after she asked him to stop eating free food set out for customers who were purchasing alcoholic beverages. Joe W. Lewis, 44, of Elyria, was charged with assault and possession of drugs after he was Read More…

Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend events

Sunday 3:30 p.m. – Annual celebration by the Lorain NAACP to honor Martin Luther King Jr. at Living Word Church, 658 E. Erie Ave., Lorain, at 3:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m. – In Oberlin, a joint ceremony with campus and community members will be 5 to 6 p.m. today in Finney Chapel. The program, “A Balm Read More…

Police log for Jan. 16, 2011

Lorain police Tuesday, Jan. 11 11:49 a.m. – 2100 block E. 28th St., Timothy Haddix, 22, of Lorain, was charged with domestic violence after allegedly ripping out his brother’s lip ring during a fight. Haddix was fighting with his brother after knocking his mother down during an argument. Wednesday, Jan. 12 11:11a.m. – 1700 block Read More…

Documents reveal story behind charges against Amherst man

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An Amherst man was arrested at his home Friday morning on charges that he carried out a hit on a police informant in 2003. Michael “Cleveland Mike” Duncan, 34, is charged with one count each of criminal homicide and criminal conspiracy, according to Pennsylvania court documents. Duncan is accused of shooting John Newman, 45, once Read More…

Ex-cop reports encounter with angry man he arrested

LORAIN – A former Lorain police officer said a man he arrested years ago threatened revenge outside the Grove Avenue Dairy Mart on Thursday afternoon. Corey Earl, who took a disability retirement from the Police Department in 2009 after he suffered a series of strokes, told police he was walking out of Dairy Mart and Read More…

Warrant issued for courts clerk

ELYRIA – An arrest warrant has been issued for a deputy clerk in the civil division of Lorain County Clerk of Courts Ron Nabakowski’s office. The warrant for Carol Lynette Olejko, 35, was issued Tuesday after she failed to make an appearance in Elyria Municipal Court on a passing bad checks charge, according to court Read More…

Amherst man waives extradition, will be sent to Pa. to face charges in ’03 murder

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An Amherst man is among three people charged today in connection with a 2003 murder in Pennsylvania. Michael Duncan, 34, was arrested today at his home without incident, according to Amherst police Lt. Joe Kucirek. State police in Pennsylvania tied Duncan and two others to the February 2003 slaying of 45-year-old John Lynn Newman in Read More…

Metro Parks taking a closer look at nature’s splendor

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Lorain County Metro Parks wants you to get in touch with nature. This week marks the beginning of BioBlast 2011, a year-long programming initiative celebrating Lorain County’s environment and landscape. “One of the things that was always curious to me was the fact that when you would travel around the country, you would find so Read More…

Burglars pistol-whip Lorain woman

LORAIN — Burglars pistol-whipped a 55-year-old woman and stole her prescription medications Monday during a home invasion, according to a police report. Police said the woman was in her East 29th Street apartment about 7 p.m. when two young black males ran in the door. One of the men was wearing a clear plastic mask Read More…