March 27, 2015

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UPDATED: Lorain man critically hurt in motorcycle accident

AVON — A motorcyclist remains in critical condition after a Tuesday night crash. Thomas Maloy Jr., 21, of Lorain, crashed while heading east in the right lane on Interstate 90 west of the state Route 83 exit, according to police Lt. Keith Haag. Maloy was flown by helicopter to the MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland. Read More…

Stolen Boy Scout trailer puts troop’s summer camping plans in jeopardy

Chris Nagel says his 12-year-old son Brandon and the rest of his Boy Scout troop worked hard last year — selling popcorn and holding a pancake breakfast — to raise the money to afford a trailer to haul around their camping supplies. That’s why they’re so frustrated to find that after only one use, the Read More…

Cinco de Mayo royalty named in Lorain

LORAIN — Cinco de Mayo Little Queen Karen Gallegos will be crowned at the annual Cinco de Mayo parade Saturday. Five-year-old Karen, a kindergartner at Lakeview School, is the daughter of Anahi Garcia and Jaime Gallegos. Karen’s brother, Gabriel, will escort her. Karen will reign along with her court: Eight-year-old Princess Arianna Rivera attends Lorain Read More…

Police log for April 27, 2011

Elyria police Saturday, April 23 2:10 p.m. – 200 block Brandston Ave., unlocked car with keys in it reportedly stolen from driveway of homeowner. 3:32 p.m. – 200 block Washington Ave., Alexis M. Filiaggi, 20, 900 block Livermore Lane, Elyria, Jenna Walton, 18, 100 block Alexander Ave., Elyria, Emmet P. Whisenhunt, 27, 700 block East Read More…

Local news roundup for April 27, 2011

Suspect sought in Cleveland Steet robbery ELYRIA — First he handed out a business card. Then he pulled out a pistol. Not the typical technique for an armed robber, but that’s how the owner of Clara’s Cottage described the man who police said robbed the east side antique store at 170 Cleveland St. about 4 Read More…

Elyria man arrested on drugs, weapons charges

ELYRIA — An Elyria man has been charged with numerous drugs and weapons charges following a monthlong investigation, according to a police report. Donald Milton, 48, is being held in the Lorain County Jail on charges of trafficking cocaine, possessing criminal tools, possession of cocaine, drug paraphernalia, carrying a concealed weapon, defacing ID marks on Read More…

Police log for April 26, 2011

Elyria police Thursday, April 21 11:47 a.m. — 100 block Villanova Circle, someone entered a home by sliding under a garage door that the owner had left up about one foot for her cat to come and go and stole a wallet. The wallet had about $10 inside. 7:55 p.m. — EMH Medical Center parking Read More…

LCCC makes list of top community colleges

Lorain County Community College has been ranked in the top 120 community colleges in the nation by the nonprofit Aspen Institute. It was the only one in Ohio to make the list. U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur, D-Toledo, commended the school for its achievement. “Lorain County Community College has always enjoyed a sterling reputation in Northern Read More…

National Weather Service issues flood watch

Much of northwest Ohio, including Lorain County, is under a flood warning, according to the National Weather Service. Several periods of heavy showers and thunderstorms combined with saturated ground could lead to flooding. The alert is in effect through midweek, according to the National Weather Service. Additional rainfall totals of 3 to 4 inches with Read More…

Elyria firefighters extinguish Foster Avenue house fire

Elyria firefighters extinguished a house fire at 522 Foster Ave. Monday afternoon. (CT photo by Steve Manheim.)

ELYRIA — Elyria firefighters responded to the scene of a fire at 522 Foster Ave. According to initial reports, callers observed smoke coming from the windows. Firefighters were dispatched a little before 1:30 this afternoon. Firefighters extinguished the fire and were searching the home for victims when the home’s occupant arrived home and informed them Read More…