February 11, 2016


Lorain County Sheriff’s Office to increase patrols for St. Patrick’s Day


The Lorain County’s Sheriff’s Office will be conducting high-visibility traffic enforcement for the St. Patrick’s Day holiday. This will be an OVI Enforcement Blitz from March 14 to 18. Additional deputies will be on the road in an effort to reduce alcohol, speed-related accidents in selected areas throughout LorainCounty. These areas include state Routes 2, Read More…

Winter weather advisory issued for Lorain County


The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Northeast Ohio, including Lorain County, until 4 p.m. today. A low pressure system moving across the region will allow for a period of light snow to develop this morning, then gradually changing over to rain during the afternoon. The transition period between the rain Read More…

Barry Manilow concert rescheduled for March 30

Barry Manilow’s concert at the Wolstein Center, which was previously scheduled for Feb. 26, has been rescheduled for Monday, March 30. The show time remains 7:30 p.m, and Dave Koz will be the opening act. Tickets issued for the original Feb. 26 date will be honored. Patrons holding tickets for the original date are encouraged Read More…

Man accused of robbing 73-year-old Westlake woman

These two Bibles were displayed in back window of a vehicle impounded in connection with a Westlake robbery. PHOTO PROVIDED

WESTLAKE – Police have arrested a man suspected of following a senior citizen from an area store and robbing her at her home. A 73-year-old Westlake woman was robbed of her purse after she parked her car in the garage of her Hilliard Boulevard home at 9:10 p.m. Tuesday, according to Capt. Guy Turner. The Read More…

Amber Alert issued in Ohio for missing Delaware girl

Elinor Trotta

An Amber Alert has been issued for a missing Delaware girl. Elinor Trotta, 3, of New Castle County, Delaware, was reported missing on Tuesday. Elinor was reportedly taken by her father, Michael Trotta, 43, during a domestic incident, according to the New Castle County Police. He has family residing in the Midwest, and may be Read More…

MAP: 2015 Lorain County Fish Fry locations


The Lenten season begins on Feb. 18, Ash Wednesday, and continues until Holy Thursday on April 2. Throughout Lent, many non-profit organizations hold Lenten meals, including fish frys and pierogi dinners. Use the map below to find dates, times and locations for these Lenten meals. Unless otherwise noted, the listing is for a fish fry. Read More…

Suspect sought in Speedway robbery

Elyria Police are asking for help in identifying the suspect who robbed Speedway early this morning. COURTESY PHOTO

ELYRIA – Police are looking for a man who robbed Speedway early Friday morning. The suspect entered Speedway at 990 E. Broad St. at 2:21 a.m. Friday and went to pay for a fountain soda, according to a release from the police department. When the clerk began to wait on him, the suspect brandished a Read More…

VIDEO: Suspects steal ATM from Westlake Skyzone

Westlake Police say unidentified suspects stole an ATM from Skyzone after dislodging it from its foundation. COURTESY PHOTO

WESTLAKE – Police are seeking three unidentified suspects who stole an ATM from Skyzone early Wednesday morning. A snow plowing contractor discovered the front door to the business at 31500 Viking Parkway smashed in at 3:57 a.m., according to a release from Capt. Guy Turner. An investigation revealed that two suspects broke through the door Read More…

Live Feed: National Signing Day 2015


Follow our live feed for updates on the Lorain County athletes who are signing their National Letters of Intent today. [View the story “National Signing Day, Feb. 4, 2015″ on Storify]

Highway Patrol seizes $1.2 million worth of marijuana during traffic stop

State Highway Patrol troopers seized $1.2 million worth of marijuana during a traffic stop on the Ohio Turnpike. COURTESY OHIO STATE HIGHWAY PATROL

Two Nevada residents are facing felony drug charges after $1.2 million worth of marijuana was seized during a traffic stop on the Ohio Turnpike. State Highway Patrol troopers stopped a 2007 Chevy 1500 pick-up truck with Nevada registration for marked lanes and failure to signal violations at 3:55 p.m. Jan. 21 just west of the Read More…