June 30, 2016

Elyria
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Lorain police make 13 arrests in gang-related operation

LORAIN – Four people with known gang affiliations were arrested and additional six were charged following an investigation from the Lorain Police Department’s Community Impact Unit. Police said two men were arrested at the Berkshire Apartments at 1625 E. 29th Street, which “has become a haven for gang members and a central location for their Read More…

UPDATED: Homemade curtain, blanket could help crack Amy Mihaljevic case

BAY VILLAGE — Investigators believe a homemade curtain and a store-bought blanket may be key pieces of evidence to help crack the case of the kidnapping and slaying of Amy Mihaljevic in 1989. Former FBI Agent Phil Torsney said during a news conference Thursday morning that the two items were found about 1,000 feet from Read More…

BREAKING: Investigators believe curtain, blanket could help crack Amy Mihaljevic case

BAY VILLAGE — Investigators believe a homemade curtain and a store bought blanket may be the key pieces of evidence that help crack the kidnapping and murder of Amy Mihaljevic in 1989. Former FBI Agent Phil Torsney said during a news conference this morning that the two items were found around 1,000 feet from where Read More…

BREAKING: Supreme Court deadlocks, effectively blocking Obama immigration plan

WASHINGTON — A tie vote by the Supreme Court is blocking President Barack Obama’s immigration plan that sought to shield millions living in the U.S. illegally from deportation. The justices’ one-sentence opinion on Thursday effectively kills the plan for the duration of Obama’s presidency. A tie vote sets no national precedent but leaves in place the Read More…

Richardson convicted in rape of 12-year-old girl

ELYRIA — A jury convicted Demetrius Richardson of rape Wednesday for having sex with a 12-year-old girl despite his insistence that he didn’t know her true age. Jurors deliberated a little more than an hour Tuesday before breaking for the day. They discussed the case for about an hour Wednesday before deciding on the guilty Read More…

Police say Pittsfield Township search uncovered body of Lorain man

PITTSFIELD TWP. — Police found human remains believed to be those of a Lorain man who disappeared nearly 14 years ago. Lorain police, along with the Lorain County Sheriff’s Office and members of the Bureau of Criminal Identification Crime Scene Unit began surveyed portions of a field at 15290 Quarry Road on Tuesday afternoon and Read More…

Police: Search uncovers body in Pittsfield Township field

PITTSFIELD TWP. – Lorain police believe they have found the remains of missing person Clarence William Thomas in a farm field along Quarry Road. Thomas went missing in 2002 and was last seen with Michael York, who left the state before being interviewed by officers because he had outstanding warrants in Lorain County, according to Read More…

BREAKING: News conference scheduled in Amy Mihaljevic case

BAY VILLAGE — A news conference is scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday at the Bay Village Police Department in the 1989 abduction and murder of Amy Mihaljevic. According to a news release from the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office, the news conference will have representatives from Bay Village police, the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office, the Ashland County Read More…

Jury deliberating Richardson’s fate in rape trial

ELYRIA — Demetrius Richardson admitted he had sex with a 12-year-old girl when he took the stand in his own defense Tuesday during the second day of his rape trial. But the 26-year-old also said he believed the girl when she said she was 19 or 20 years old because of what he knew about Read More…

Police search Pittsfield Township field for body

PITTSFIELD TWP. — Police were looking for human remains Tuesday in a Quarry Road field. Lorain police, along with the Lorain County Sheriff’s Office personnel and members of the Bureau of Criminal Identification Crime Scene Unit began surveying portions of the field at 15290 Quarry Road about 3:30 p.m. By 7 p.m. they were digging Read More…