April 19, 2015


Heather Koon waives preliminary hearing for rape charges

Heather Koon

ELYRIA — Heather Koon, the day care worker accused of raping two children at ABC Kidz Child Care, waived a preliminary hearing Tuesday and agreed to have the two rape charges she faces bound over to a county grand jury. By waiving the preliminary hearing, in which prosecutors would have been required to present some Read More…

Man who barricades himself in shed with gun incompetent to stand trial

Kelly Boros

ELYRIA – A Grafton man who allegedly holed up in a shed behind his father’s Carlisle Township home in August has been found incompetent to stand trial. Elyria Municipal Court Judge Lisa Locke Graves made the finding during a hearing Tuesday and ordered 42-year-old Kelly Boros sent to a mental health facility for treatment, according Read More…

Victim mad ‘road rage’ attacker receives 11 day jail sentence


ELYRIA — People aren’t always happy with sentences handed down in court, but Elyria resident Patrick Buckley is still stewing that his attacker received 11 days in jail after what he described as a particularly brutal assault. Buckley, who has burn scars on his arms that he said were from the fight, said the incident Read More…

Intoxicated grandson charged for swinging at sheriff deputy

EATON TWP. — A 33-year-old man was charged with assault on a peace officer after he allegedly attacked an officer who was checking on the welfare of an elderly woman in the home. The Lorain County Sheriff’s Office was called at 8:37 p.m. Monday to check on an elderly woman who was being cared for Read More…

Ralich gets 60 days in jail

ELYRIA — Mark Ralich, the 21-year-old Elyria driver who survived a weekend crash that left another man dead, was sentenced this morning to 60 days in the county jail on an unrelated case. Ralich has not been charged in connection with Saturday’s crash, which left 18-year-old Andrew “A.J.” Vincent dead and Elyria police have said Read More…