September 2, 2014

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Fuel Mart break-in suspect turns self in

Tyler Ellis

A man identified in the break-in of a Carlisle Township gas station last week as turned himself in. Tyler Ellis, 30, of Lorain, is accused of breaking into Fuel Mart, 430 Oberlin-Elyria Road, during the early morning hours of Aug. 3 and stealing numerous cartons of cigarettes. He was identified by the public after surveillance Read More…

Sheriff’s office investigating Fuel Mart break-in


The Lorain County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a break-in during the early morning hours Sunday at the Fuel Mart, 430 Oberlin-Elyria Road in Carlisle Township. Surveillance video shows the suspect, a white male wearing a dark color jacket and light color sweatpants, stealing numerous cartons of cigarettes from the business. Anyone who can identify the Read More…

UPDATED: Equipment failure caused Elyria power outages

Equipment failure at two Ohio Edison substations is being blamed for power outages in Elyria. Read More…

North Ridgeville woman killed in interstate crash

WESTLAKE – A North Ridgeville woman was killed in a fiery car crash on Interstate 90 last night. Kelly Kramer, 25, was driving a 2012 Ford four-door on Interstate 90 near Columbia Road at about 11:44 p.m. Sunday when she drove off the eastbound side of the road. The vehicle went into a ditch and Read More…

Lorain man added to ‘Dangerous Dozen’ fugitive list

Dreshawn Pinkney

A Lorain man is among five new additions to the “Dangerous Dozen” list of most wanted violent fugitives. Dreshawn Pinkney, 21, is wanted for rape by the LorainCounty division of the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force. The charges stem from an incident where Pinkney allegedly lured a juvenile female into a closet at a Read More…

Sheriff’s office advises of telephone scam

Residents are being warned of a scam caller who is pretending to be serving contempt of court notices over the phone. The Lorain County Sheriff’s Office has received several complaints over the last week of a person alleging to be a law enforcement officer with one of the municipal courts or county’s clerk of courts Read More…

Medina woman killed in Grafton Township crash

GRAFTON TWP. — A one-car crash killed a 25-year-old Medina woman in Grafton Township early Saturday. Corrine Reid, 25, of Medina, was driving a 2002 Jeep Liberty southbound on Cowley Road about 2 a.m. when she drove off the right side of the road, according to a release from the Ohio Highway Patrol. Her vehicle Read More…

Bradley Road in Westlake closed for construction


WESTLAKE — Bradley Road southbound between Cedarwood Drive and Detroit Road will be closed for seven to 10 days beginning Monday as part of the ongoing road widening project. The detour is posted below.  

Ohio State Highway Patrol cruiser voted Best Looking


The Ohio State Highway Patrol’s cruiser was voted the Best Looking Cruiser in the country by Facebook fans.
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Ohio Turnpike warns E-ZPass customers of email scam

Ohio E-ZPass customers may receive this email, which the Turnpike Commission is warning is a scam. PHOTO PROVIDED

The Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission is warning its 150,000 customers not to open or respond to an email from “E-ZPass Info.” “The emails were not sent by the Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission, and they are likely an attempt to steal personal information or funds from unsuspecting customers,” executive director Richard Hodges said. This Read More…