February 12, 2016

Elyria
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Police: Children ages 4 and 2 found alone at home

ELYRIA — An Elyria mother was charged with child endangering Wednesday after police say she left her 4-year-old and 2-year-old home alone. Police say Tina Carroll, 36, told officers she had to pick up her other children from school. At 3 p.m., someone driving by the house on Garford Avenue saw the 4-year-old child in Read More…

The Morning Hit–1/15/16

Welcome back to The Morning Hit, where we talk about what people are talking about online. The web has become the digital equivalent of the office water cooler, and it’s becoming more necessary by the day to stay in the loop. Enough of the pleasantries, let’s hit it. Justice for Cascade. Ralliers gathered in front of the Read More…

Ralliers want max penalty in Cascade Park case

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ELYRIA — By 9 a.m. Thursday, dozens had gathered in front of Elyria Municipal Court at West Avenue and Broad Street to rally in support of severe sentences for two men accused of tossing a dog over a cliff in Cascade Park. They want the maximum penalties for Christopher Taylor, 21, and Joshua Novak, 24, Read More…

Committee envisions multimillion-dollar Elyria sports complex

ELYRIA — Elyria residents could be asked to vote on a new multimillion-dollar school athletic complex later this year, but it will not be in a separate issue that will allow voters to pick between new elementary and middle schools or a new stadium. On Wednesday night at Elyria High School, members of a subcommittee Read More…

Rally at courthouse canceled

ELYRIA — The Nitro Foundation canceled the rally originally planned for Thursday at Elyria Municipal Court. The rally was Planned to encourage law enforcement to impose maximum penalties for Christopher Taylor and Joshua Novak, the men allegedly involved in throwing a dog off of a cliff in Cascade Park. The Nitro Foundation plans to reschedule Read More…

Dog’s abuse gets response

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SOUTH AMHERST — The Nitro Foundation, the animal rights group that is hosting a rally at Christopher Taylor and Joshua Novak’s court appearance, is bringing a new movie to Lorain County. “A Dog Named Gucci” is being screened 11:30 a.m. Jan. 24 at Amherst Cinema. Proceeds from the movie screening will go to Friendship Animal Protective Read More…

Animal activists plan rally prior to alleged dog thrower’s hearing

ELYRIA — The Nitro Foundation has organized a rally to encourage Elyria Municipal Court Judge Lisa Lock Graves to give Christopher Taylor the maximum penalty for allegedly throwing his dog off of a cliff if he is convicted. Taylor, 21, is scheduled to be arraigned 10 a.m. Jan. 14. The group plans to gather at Read More…

Dog said to have been tossed from cliff hasn’t been found

ELYRIA — Despite a search along the banks of the Black River, authorities haven’t been able to find a dog that an Elyria man is accused of throwing twice off a rocky cliff in Cascade Park last week. Friendship Animal Protective League Executive Director Greg Willey said several days of searching after the Dec. 29 Read More…

North Ridgeville killing to go to county grand jury

ELYRIA — A grand jury will hear the case of a North Ridgeville man accused of shooting his wife to death Friday night in their Jaycox Road home. Some 15 to 20 family members of Gloria Svec sat quietly waiting for more than 90 minutes Tuesday for a scheduled preliminary hearing for Ronald Svec, Gloria’s Read More…

North Ridgeville man accused of wife’s killing enters no plea in first court appearance

Ronald Svec

ELYRIA — A North Ridgeville man charged in the shooting death of his wife appeared in court Monday but entered no plea. Ronald Svec, 74, was arraigned before Elyria Municipal Court Judge Lisa Locke Graves, who set bond of $750,000 on each of two counts. According to court records, Svec entered no plea on either Read More…