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Love almost certainly done for season

  Rick Noland The Gazette INDEPENDENCE –  Kevin Love is almost certainly done for the season. Whether he’s finished in Cleveland, the Cavaliers will worry about down the road. “That’s a question that I can’t answer right now,” four-time league MVP LeBron James said Tuesday after practice at Cleveland Clinic Courts. “I think that’s the Read More…

Keystone Elementary School closed Tuesday

LAGRANGE — Keystone Elementary School will be closed Tuesday because of an electrical outage, Superintendent Franco Gallo said Monday. Gallo said a 300-foot electrical wire shorted out Monday and was discovered after school. Classes at the 700-student school at 301 Liberty St. are expected to resume Wednesday. All other Keystone schools are open. Read Tuesday’s Read More…

Ice jam breaks loose in Vermilion

Flood waters in Vermilion on Thursday.
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VERMILION – A section of ice jam has broken loose on the Vermilion River at Mill Hollow and Bacon Woods. The city of Vermilion issued an alert at 3:15 notifying residents that the river is at the banks on the south side of Riverside Drive and water is continuing to rise. People should take the Read More…

UPDATED: Two Lorain residents killed in train crash

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EATON TWP. — Dan Draeger said he was shocked when the car in front of him drove through the railroad crossing at the intersection of Avon Belden Road (state Route 83) and Capel Road about 5:10 p.m. Thursday. Draeger said driver Jawad Al-Nimer slowed down but went through the crossing despite the gates being down, Read More…

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ROUNDUP: July 22, 2012

Catalytic converters stolen at dealership ELYRIA — Eight vehicles were reported damaged last week at two car dealerships on East Broad Street, according to police reports released Saturday. Seven catalytic converters valued at $1,500 each were cut off and stolen from Nick Abraham Ford at 1115 E. Broad Street sometime between Sunday and Monday, according Read More…

BLOTTER: July 22, 2012

Elyria police Saturday, July 21 2:50 a.m. – 100 block Lake Ave., Bradley A. Watkins, 24,  Elyria, charged with criminal endangering after allegedly punching out a window at the D & M Mart following a fight in the parking lot. 3:29 a.m. – 400 block Clinton Avenue, theft of keys reported. Sheriff’s office Sunday, July Read More…

Fundraiser planned for injured woman

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Plans are under way for a fundraiser to help with hefty medical bills amassed by a Columbia Station woman when she and her pony were seriously injured May 30 when the woman’s horse-drawn wagon was rear-ended by a car. “We hope to have a couple hundred people,” Laura Mould-Walker said Friday. “This Read More…

Police: Man arrested for holding second man captive over drug debt

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LORAIN — An Olmsted Falls man was arrested Thursday after he allegedly held a man captive for not paying him for a prior drug deal. At 8:57 p.m. Thursday, police met with Jason Miranda, 28, of Lorain who said he received a phone call from his friend who was being held captive. The friend, Geraldo Read More…

Put-in-Bay’s Perry monument to open early for Fourth of July

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PUT-IN-BAY — A Lake Erie landmark on an island in Ohio has undergone a three-year renovation and is reopening ahead of schedule for Independence Day. The 350-foot tall Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial on South Bass Island has had repairs made to its observation deck and elevator. The monument built nearly 100 years ago Read More…