April 19, 2014

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Two-car crash on 113 and Murray Ridge sends drivers to hospital

ELYRIA TWP. —  A two-car accident at the Murray Ridge Road and state Route 113 intersection Monday night sent the drivers of both vehicles to the hospital with moderate injuries, Ohio Highway Patrol troopers said.Elyria Township firefighters and Highway Patrol troopers were called to the intersection at about 8 p.m., when the Jeep Cherokee struck Read More…

Givers flood toy drive

Deadline extended as gifts pour into Not-Forgotten Box ELYRIA — They numbered in the hundreds. Some came out in blinding snowstorms, others under cover of darkness. What they left were thousands of toys to stand witness to their generosity. They are the residents of Lorain County and in their wake, nearly 9,000 toys were donated Read More…

EPA crews mop up mercury house

CARLISLE TWP. — A Butternut Ridge Road home won’t have to be bulldozed after a mercury spill, said the leader of the Environmental Protection Agency’s cleanup crew. EPA on-scene coordinator Joe Friedel said Tuesday that there’s no reason to demolish the house and that the dangerous chemical inside has been contained. Since Friday, workers dressed Read More…

Police blotter: Dec. 19, 2007

Lorain police Friday, Dec. 14 3:16 p.m. – 2400 block E. 28th St., stolen metal flasks. 8 p.m. – 3000 block Colorado Ave., a house was ransacked. Saturday, Dec. 15 12:15 a.m. – 2500 block E. 41st St., a woman said the estranged father of her 10-month-old child forced his way into her home, yelled Read More…

State: Fire escape wrongly removed

Antlers Apartments owner not fined; building inspector to be investigated LORAIN — A fire escape ladder should not have been removed at the Antlers Apartments, according to  state fire marshal’s investigators. On Tuesday, the investigators, along with inspectors from the Ohio Board of Building Standards, discussed their findings with Safety-Service Director Andrew Winemiller and fire Read More…

Jamie Lynn Spears, 16-year-old sister of Britney and star of ‘Zoey 101,’ says she`s pregnant

NEW YORK — Another Spears baby is reportedly on the way — and it’s not Britney’s. Jamie Lynn Spears, the 16-year-old “Zoey 101” star and sister of Britney, told OK! magazine that she’s pregnant and that the father is her boyfriend, Casey Aldridge. “It was a shock for both of us, so unexpected,” she said. Read More…

Latest news: Details about $500 million quarry project revealed

The $500 million quarry project on the county`s west side will have a focus on nature and outdoor activities and eventually include about 1,000 homes ranging in price from $750,000 to $1.3 million, the developer and county officials announced today. The quarry, which is being developed by the Los Angeles-based Industrial Reality Group, also will Read More…

Latest News: Man Arrested in Attempted Kidnapping

LORAIN – A man suspected of grabbing a 6-year-old girl on her way to school Tuesday morning was arrested as he attempted to flee through the police department parking lot. Police say 34-year-old William Metcalf, of Lorain, grabbed the girl on her arm about 8 a.m. as she was entering Lorain Community School, on West Read More…

Latest News: Man Arrested in Attempted Kidnapping

LORAIN – A man suspected of grabbing a 6-year-old girl on her way to school Tuesday morning was arrested as he attempted to flee through the police department parking lot. Police say 34-year-old William Metcalf, of Lorain, grabbed the girl on her arm about 8 a.m. as she was entering Lorain Community School, on West Read More…

Time’s running out for toy donations

It’s the last day to give to Not-Forgotten Box JASON MILLER / CHRONICLE Students pose in front of a well they created at Firelands Elementary School to collect toys for the Not-Forgotten Box. From left are Phillip Saylor, Grace Habeck, Sean Lipscomb, Brittany Saylor, Ryan Ortner, Isaac Sultzer and Alex Steindl. ELYRIA — If you Read More…