August 29, 2015

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Lorain student allegedly assaults teacher

LORAIN — A 16-year-old Pace Academy student who allegedly screamed at and assaulted a teacher Thursday had powdered cocaine with him in class, according to a Lorain police report. The boy threatened to hurt his teacher and was cursing in class about 1:30 p.m. at the Illinois Avenue school, the report said. It said security Read More…

BLOTTER: Sept. 7, 2008

Lorain police Thursday, Sept. 4 10:26 a.m. – 2300 block Washington Ave., two women were seen trying to break into a home. One was using a hammer. 12 p.m. – Admiral King High School, Ashland Avenue, a 14-year-old girl and 15-year-old boy were cited with theft. They allegedly took a teacher’s cell phone and money Read More…

eBay sales make local housing problems worse

CLEVELAND — The growing trend of buying and selling foreclosed homes on eBay is making it difficult for local authorities to determine who owns homes in need of repair, several Cleveland-area officials said. Cuyahoga County has been hit particularly hard by the nation’s foreclosure crisis. In the past year, both local and outside entrepreneurs have Read More…

World`s a stage for Ohio artist

YELLOW SPRINGS — A towering sculpture called Wind Dragon at Olympic Park in Beijing is his. So is a 10-story, stainless steel sculpture embedded with lights in Brisbane, Australia. All the world’s a stage for sculptor Jon Barlow Hudson. His work can be seen in 23 countries, from Indonesia to Egypt. Fellow artists and art Read More…

Filings show Dayton Air Show is losing money

DAYTON — The annual outdoor Dayton Air Show has lost money each year since 2004, forcing officials to dip into money left over from the large show that marked the 100th anniversary of the Wright brothers’ first flight, federal filings showed. The 2003 centennial celebration in the hometown of flight pioneers Orville and Wilbur Wright Read More…

North Ridgeville citizens to get lessons in police work

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Police Chief Rick Thomas isn’t looking to swell the ranks of the department with the city’s first-ever Citizens Police Academy. He’s just trying to dispel some of the not-quite-accurate notions about police work created by popular TV series such as “CSI” and a host of glossy but unrealistic movies. “We’re not trying Read More…

Cuyahoga election chief at ease ahead of vote

CLEVELAND — For the often embattled elections director in Cuyahoga County, the coming presidential election is like a hurricane on the horizon. Four years after voters in Ohio’s most populous county drew national attention when they were forced to wait for hours in line to cast their ballots, Jane Platten is planning, preparing and staying Read More…

Gardeners share fruit of their labors with food pantries

COLUMBUS — It hardly seems possible to improve upon a ripe, sun-warmed tomato straight from the garden. But Linda Casto and Dominic Verrilli know how to make the fruit even sweeter: Give it away. The two tend a sprawling garden on a flood-prone patch of ground at Glenwood United Methodist Church on the city’s West Read More…

Donation jar thieves sentenced

Woman gets house arrest; man sentenced to year in jail Read More…

Shot attorney’s condition improves

Former Chief Assistant Lorain County Prosecutor Jonathan Rosenbaum has been upgraded to good condition at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland nearly two weeks after he was shot in the back by his son. Rosenbaum Rosenbaum, 54, is reportedly paralyzed from the waist down, but he has declined all interview requests. The shooting, which took place Read More…