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Police log for May 5, 2011

Elyria police Sunday, May 1 12:23 a.m. — 300 block Georgia Ave., rear driver side window of vehicle shattered. 1:40 a.m. — Walmart, 1000 Chestnut Commons Drive, front passenger window of vehicle shattered. Nothing missing inside. 3:01 a.m. — 300 block 11th St., Leonard Perkins, 39, same address, charged with domestic violence. Monday, May 2 Read More…

Former EC hoops star slain in Lorain; teen charged

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Rona Proudfoot and Adam Wright, The Chronicle-Telegram LORAIN — A former Elyria Catholic basketball MVP was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon and a 17-year-old boy has been charged with murder. Kevin Calhoun, 50, was shot outside a home on West 17th Street about 12:28 p.m. and was dead by the time officers arrived, according to Read More…

Brinda, Noble win Elyria mayoral primaries

Democrat Holly Brinda and Republican Ray Noble will face off along with independent Tim Quinn for Elyria mayor in November. Brinda defeated Mayor Bill Grace 2570 to 2238. Grace has given his concession speech and said he planned to call Brinda shortly. He actually did one better than that — he stopped in at her Read More…

17-year-old charged with today’s Lorain murder

CT photo by Bruce Bishop.

LORAIN — A Lorain man was shot and killed this afternoon, according to Lorain police, and a 17-year-old boy has been charged with murder. Kevin Calhoun, 50, was shot outside a home on West 17th Street about 1 p.m. and was dead by the time officers arrived, according to Lt. Jack Fleming. Police found the Read More…

Man with knife tries to rob Convenient Food Mart

ELYRIA — A man with a knife attempted to rob Convenient Food Mart on West Ridge Road overnight, but he did not get away with anything, according to a police report. Officers were called to the store about midnight. A store employee told them a white male wearing a hooded sweatshirt and a ski mask Read More…

Florida woman sues Elyria hotel over broken chair

ELYRIA — A Florida woman has sued the Red Roof Inn in Elyria over injuries she claims she sustained when a chair she was sitting on at the hotel pool collapsed on May 27, 2008. The lawsuit, filed Monday in Lorain County Common Pleas Court, said Naila Molina and her daughter went to the pool Read More…

Man pleads guilty in fire that killed horses

ELYRIA — A Lorain man pleaded guilty Monday to arson, breaking and entering and cruelty to animals charges for starting a fire that killed two horses an in Eaton Township pole barn last year. Michael Minnich, 20, could get up to 30 months in prison when he is sentenced later this year by Lorain County Read More…

Police log for May 3, 2011

Lorain police Friday, April 29 12:32 a.m. — 2000 block W. 29th St., domestic. 5:12 a.m. — 2800 block of Toledo Ave., attempted theft of ATV. 7:14 a.m. — West 21st Street, Elizabeth McNeill, 20, Washington, D.C., charged with traffic control light violation and driving without a license. 7:28 a.m. — 700 block Broadway, Robert Read More…

Motorcyclist died ‘doing what he loved to do’

Jennifer Linn and her fiance, Richard “Bill” Moran.

Adam Wright and Steve Fogarty, The Chronicle-Telegram WELLINGTON — Saturday’s bike ride now sticks out in Jennifer Linn’s mind. It was the last real memory she had with her fiance, Richard “Bill” Moran, who died Sunday evening after a traffic accident in Pittsfield Township. Moran, 41, bought four bicycles Saturday for himself and his three Read More…

Wellington doctor’s trial begins

OBERLIN — The trial of a former Wellington doctor accused of paying a patient to engage in sexual activity began in Oberlin Municipal Court on Monday, according to court records. Jang Kongthong, 69, has denied the procuring charge he faces. Prosecutors contend that Kongthong, who once had a family medical practice in Wellington, paid a Read More…