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Flooding lingers; more rain due midweek

The Black River rages under the Ford Road bridge in Elyria on Saturday. (CT photo by Steve Manheim.)

Winter just keeps on giving. After last week’s storms flooded basements all across the county, more rain and another snowfall over the weekend caused more trouble, swelling the Black River and causing slick roads. The ride isn’t over yet, as another rainstorm is expected to roll in by the middle of this week, but it Read More…

Police log for March 7, 2011

Elyria police Saturday, March 5 12 p.m. — 200 block Blake St., smiley faces spray painted on garage. 1:58 p.m. – Riddell Sports Group Inc., 668 Sugar Ave., vehicle keyed. Sunday, March 6 12:39 a.m. — 300 block Maple St., Alfred Jackson Jr., 54, 1900 block West Ave., charged with domestic violence. 1:17 a.m. — Read More…

Milestones for 03/06/2011

50th Anniversary – Bowman Engagement – Brenner-Alferio Engagement – Christensen-Park Wedding – Doan 35th Anniversary – Kucbel Engagement – Ogonek-Bales Birth – Oliver Engagement – Reyes-Braun Engagement – West-Stermole Wedding – Zeise

Police log for March 6, 2011

Lorain police Friday, Feb. 25 3:04 p.m. – 600 block Cooper Foster Park Road, report of a temporary employee stealing $750 from another employee’s purse. Saturday, Feb. 26 11:18 a.m. – 1500 block E. 30th St., report of a juvenile girl being taken to jail on a domestic violence charge for allegedly kicking and grabbing Read More…

Man arrested outside his attorney’s office

ELYRIA — Defense attorney Kenneth Lieux typically learns about his clients’ alleged crimes after the fact, but he was on the scene Friday when one of his clients was arrested on a drunken-driving charge outside Lieux’s downtown Elyria office. Elyria police arrested Ryan Welsh, 39, after he allegedly sideswiped a parked car on 14th Street Read More…

Police: Woman paid bar tab, then stole jersey from Smitty’s

ELYRIA — A woman left the bar at Smitty’s with more than a buzz, according to a police report. Officers were called to the East Bridge Street restaurant on a theft complaint a little before 7 last night after the woman grabbed an Elyria High football jersey off the wall and ran out the front Read More…

Clerk pleads no contest to bad checks charge

AVON LAKE — A former deputy clerk in the Lorain County Clerk of Courts Office pleaded no contest Thursday to a reduced charge of attempted passing bad checks. Carol Lynette Olejko, 36, was sentenced to 30 hours of community service and ordered to repay BJ’s Wholesale Club the $581.85 for the merchandise she wrote three Read More…

Police: Drunken dancer bit boyfriend before fleeing

LORAIN — A “professional dancer” arrived home drunk and bit her boyfriend several times before fleeing the home, police said. Around 3 a.m., police arrived at the home in the 400 block of Delaware Avenue where a man reported that his live-in girlfriend, a “professional dancer” at a North Ridgeville club, woke him up after Read More…

Two women hurt in rollover crash overnight

CT photo by Steve Manheim.

ELYRIA TWP. — Two women were taken to the hospital following an accident overnight at state Route 113 and Murray Ridge Road. The small, tan car, which was westbound on state Route 113, went off the left side of the road, and rolled over on its roof. Two adult females were injured, according to Elyria Read More…

Trial begins for sex offender accused of touching 10-year-old

ELYRIA — A 62-year-old Lorain man with a history of sex convictions could get life in prison if he is convicted of gross sexual imposition for touching a 10-year-old girl last February. The trial of John Feliciano, who has been convicted of gross sexual imposition twice before, began Thursday and is expected to conclude today. Read More…