September 20, 2014

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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…

Suspect arrested in arson at Ely School


An Elyria man has been arrested for allegedly setting a garbage bin fire at Ely School. Elyria police were dispatched to Ely School, 312 Gulf Road, at 9 p.m. Sunday for a report of the fire. Three witnesses told police that they saw a shirtless white male and what appeared to be a pregnant female Read More…

Ohio State Highway Patrol leading best looking cruiser contest


Update: As of 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Ohio has 18,100 votes, followed by West Virginia with 16,971 votes and North Carolina with 4,622 votes. Voting ends at midnight Pacific Time. Update: As of 8 a.m. Friday, Ohio has 14,257 votes, followed by West Virginia with 11,601 and North Carolina with 4,457. The competition runs until Tuesday. Read More…

Man killed in ATV crash

A man was killed in an all-terrain vehicle crash Sunday night. Lorain County Sheriff’s deputies were called to 12446 Indian Hollow Road in Carlisle Township for a report of an unresponsive 34-year-old man who had crashed a four-wheeler in a field, according to a release from the sheriff’s department. Once on scene, deputies and the Read More…