May 31, 2016

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FBI: Elyria attempted abduction and Cleveland abduction cases linked [Updated: Video]

CLEVELAND —  The Cleveland FBI office said there is a connection between the recent abduction case of Nevaeh Wylie and an attempted abduction in Elyria. The FBI said the individual, a person they are calling a “person of interest” was linked forensically to both cases. Nevaeh, 6, of Cleveland was missing for 17 hours and Read More…

Charges dropped against men accused of throwing dog off Cascade Park cliff

ELYRIA – Charges against two men accused of throwing a dog off a cliff at Cascade Park in December were dismissed Friday due to the prosecution’s inability to locate the only witness. Christopher Taylor, 21, and Joshua Novak, 24, both of Elyria, were accused of throwing a dog off a cliff in Cascade Park and Read More…

10 things to know, Friday, May 27

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. Obama makes historic visit to Hiroshima “Death fell from the sky and the world was changed,” the president says in a somber speech in the city where the U.S. dropped the first atomic bomb. 2. Signal detected Read More…

Detroit Road project detailed

SHEFFIELD — The wheels are turning, although slowly, on a project that aims to reduce traffic congestion and accidents in the area of Detroit and Abbe roads. A public hearing Thursday provided details about a $1.7 million construction project along Detroit Road from the eastbound Interstate 90 exit to Abbe Road. The project will add Read More…

Time flies: Clearview graduates earn diplomas, set off for next adventure

LORAIN – 282 days. They just flew by, graduating Clearview High School senior Gina Rehoreg said at the school’s annual commencement ceremony Thursday night in the Lorain Palace Theater. “This year went by faster than I thought possible,” she said. “We came a long way, met so many new people and tried so many new Read More…

Wilson students get to talk with school’s namesake

LORAIN — Students of General Johnnie Wilson Middle School got a special visitor at lunchtime Thursday. The general himself. “I’m a member of several groups and fraternities, and I love getting to talk to them about things like this,” he said. “I get to brag about how students are doing, what their grades are like Read More…

Man sentenced for role in Elyria murder

ELYRIA — Brenda Rutherford wasn’t going to speak at the sentencing hearing of Deshun Jackson for his role in her son’s shooting death, but after Jackson apologized, she told him of the damage he’d left in his wake. “I apologize from the bottom of my heart,” Jackson said Thursday as he bowed his head. “If Read More…

Blaze destroys barn in Grafton Township

GRAFTON TWP. — A barn caught fire about 2:30 p.m. Thursday at 34846 Neff Road. Six area fire departments were on the scene, including Grafton Township, Erhart, Litchfield, LaGrange, Eaton and Valley City. Fire trucks and two Ohio Highway Patrol cars blocked Neff Road at both ends, several hundred feet from the property. No injuries Read More…

North Ridgeville sets schedule for summer road repairs

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — The city is gearing up for summer road improvements. Street paving and repairs to completion of the Jaycox Road reconstruction are on tap. Also, the Safe Routes to School Project will bring new paved pedestrian and bicycle paths for students. Pothole patching and repaving of streets is slated to get underway June Read More…

Seating supplier moving from Strongsville to Sheffield, closer to Ford plant

SHEFFIELD — A seating supplier is setting up shop in support of the Ohio Assembly Plant’s Ford Motor Co. truck production. Sheffield Mayor John Hunter said Magna Seating will occupy 60,000 square feet in the Sheffield Business Park and transfer 30 jobs to the village from a Strongsville location. The Ohio Assembly Plant, which straddles Read More…