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BLOTTER: Aug. 5, 2012

Elyria police Wednesday, Aug. 1 8:46 a.m. —100 block Court St., girl’s bike found outside bank. 8:50 a.m. —100 block William St., landlord reports theft of $1,200 worth of items from a rental home including appliances. Thursday, Aug. 2 8:56 a.m. —300 block Woodland Ave., four tires removed from two vans. 10:57 a.m. —400 block Read More…

ROUNDUP: Aug. 5, 2012

$3K worth in lottery tickets stolen LORAIN — Thieves hoping luck was on their side cut a hole in the roof of a local business in order to enter and steal more than $3,000 worth of instant Ohio Lottery scratch-off tickets. The owners of Certified Auto Sales on the 1400 block of East 28th Street Read More…

SPOILERS: How did Elyria’s Tianna Madison do …

***SPOILER ALERT*** Elyria’s Tianna Madison finished fourth in the women’s 100-meter final moments ago. Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica won the gold with a time of 10.75, Carmelita Jeter of the U.S. took silver with 10.78 and Jamaica’s Veronica Campbell-Brown took bronze with a 10.81. Madison’s time was 10.85.

SPOILER ALERT: Elyria’s own Tianna Madison …

qualifies for semifinals Tianna Madison raced in the 100m sprint today and qualified to race again in the semifinals at 2:35 p.m. Saturday. Her time was 10.97, and she raced in the seventh lane during the fourth heat. The finals are scheduled for 4:55 p.m. Saturday.

New Browns owner Jimmy Haslam introduces himself to Cleveland

BEREA – New Browns owner Jimmy Haslam III wore an orange tie and a Browns pin on the lapel of his suit. He was introduced by president Mike Holmgren, and accompanied by his father and wife. But Haslam took the podium alone and never sat down during the 25-minute introductory news conference. He was polite Read More…

Avon, Avon Lake residents head to polls Tuesday

Voters in Avon and Avon Lake will cast ballots in Tuesday’s special election related to each city’s safety forces, and Avon Lake voters also will decide on two charter amendments. Those are the only issues on the ballot Tuesday — meanings those are the only voters who have to head to the polls. Residents of Read More…

Blotter: Aug. 3, 2012

Elyria police Tuesday, July 31 9:30 a.m. – 200 block West River Road N., reported theft of three bicycles from an unlocked shed. 2:20 p.m. – 1100 block East Broad St., reported theft of car parts from a vehicle at Sunnyside Chevrolet. 2:26 p.m. – 3600 block Midway Mall, theft from a motor vehicle. A Read More…

Pinnacle of performing: Elyria native realizes Broadway dream

ELYRIA — For a thespian who has spent years reciting lines, working scenes and honing his craft, there are few venues that spark excitement like Broadway. Brent Heuser, a 25-year-old Elyria native, said he always knew he wanted to perform on Broadway. “To get a Broadway show gig is what someone like me aims for,” Read More…

Lorain Schools officially accepts superintendent

LORAIN — Tom Tucker’s homecoming as new Lorain Schools superintendent became official Thursday. “Welcome back,” school board member Tony Dimacchia told Tucker after board members unanimously approved hiring Tucker, who was born and raised in Lorain. Tucker, who is resigning as Sandusky Schools superintendent, worked for Lorain Schools from 1980 to 2008 before leaving for Read More…

Police investigating boy’s injuries

LORAIN – Police are investigating the cause of injuries to a 4-year-old boy who was taken Friday to Mercy Regional Medical Center. The boy had a broken arm, scratches on his neck and bruises on his spine, according to police Officer James Connell’s report. The 27-year-old city man baby-sitting the 4-year-old and the boy’s 2-year-old Read More…