August 29, 2015

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Motorcyclist injured in Pittsfield crash

PITTSFIELD TWP. — A collision between a motorcycle and an SUV occurred this morning at the intersection of Route 20 and Quarry Road. According to Ohio State Patrol Trooper Josh Grimm, the accident happened around 7 a.m. when Christopher Hall, 28, of Elyria was struck by Derek Yurtz, 41, of Brunswick, who was driving an Read More…

UPDATED: Avon Lake man killed in Cleveland car wreck

CLEVELAND – Sometimes Aaron Maxwell would stay as long as 10 hours at the gym – but it wasn’t all about the fitness. Christopher Cox, a coach at Chu To Bo Judo in Avon remembers how his 20-year-old friend became a familiar face at the gym, spending hours helping gym goers train for marathons or Read More…

UPDATED: TV reporter, cameraman killed on the air in Virginia; suspect hospitalized after crash

MONETA, Va. — A TV reporter and cameraman were shot to death on live television Wednesday by a man described as a disgruntled station employee. The man recorded himself carrying out the killings and posted the video on social media as he fled the scene. A man believed to be the suspect later crashed a Read More…

UPDATED: 14-year-old charged in Carlisle Township murder

CARLISLE TWP. – Deputies on Wednesday charged a 14-year-old boy in connection with the July 17 death of a 61-year-old man in his house on Midvale Drive. Deputies found evidence connected to the homicide in the river behind a home at 299 Greenview Drive, Carlisle Township — the same house where a suspect tied to a later Read More…

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…