April 26, 2015

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EMH nurse gets probation for drug thefts

Garcia

ELYRIA — A former nurse at EMH Medical Center in Elyria was sentenced last week to three years of probation for abusing painkillers left over from injections she had given to patients she was treating. Angela Garcia, 39, pleaded guilty to four counts each of theft and illegal processing of drug documents earlier this year. Read More…

Suspect in fire at LCCC is out of prison

Manns

ELYRIA — Drew Manns, the man suspected of starting the fire that caused more than $8.4 million worth of damage to Lorain County Community College on Feb. 18, 2009, was released from prison last weekend. Manns, 27, originally was charged with aggravated arson in connection with the blaze, but that charge was dropped at the Read More…

Elyria-Lorain Broadcasting Co. sells WNWV

ELYRIA – The Elyria-Lorain Broadcasting Co. has reached a deal to sell one of its radio stations, WNWV-107.3 FM, to Akron-based Rubber City Radio Group. The agreement still needs to receive approval from the Federal Communications Commission before the sale can formally take place, said Paul Martin, president and CEO of Lorain County Printing and Read More…

Library’s huge sale begins today

More than 60,000 books will go on sale to the public starting at 10 a.m. today as the Friends of the Elyria Public Library System and Friends of the Keystone-LaGrange Community Library hold their eighth annual book sale. The gigantic sale is billed as Ohio’s largest public library book sale, and even though there is Read More…

BB vandals hit vehicles in Elyria

ELYRIA — Early Wednesday, police received five reports of car windows shot out with either a BB or pellet gun around Elyria. In most of the cases, the driver’s side windows were reported broken by a BB or pellet gun fired by an unknown suspect. A 2007 Chevrolet truck and a Chevrolet Cavalier were damaged Read More…

Listen to the 911 call: Elyria couple’s death ruled murder-suicide

ELYRIA — The deaths of victim advocate Margaret McCoy and her husband, Virgil, earlier this year have been ruled a murder-suicide — a ruling that the Lorain County coroner said was bolstered by a 911 call from Virgil McCoy the night both died. Margaret McCoy was shot twice in the head on the evening of Read More…

Man indicted in crash that injured 2-year-old

ELYRIA — An Elyria man has been indicted on numerous charges stemming from a March 17, 2010, car crash that critically injured a 2-year-old boy. William Santiago, 43, is charged with aggravated vehicular assault, DUI, endangering children, failure to exchange identity after an accident and driving under suspension. Police have said the boy, Richard White, Read More…

Elyria fire station hosts open house

ELYRIA — The Elyria Fire Department is on call whenever residents need them, but Saturday’s safety day/open house is being held because firefighters hope the need for them will be reduced if residents have the knowledge they need to be safe. During 1 to 5 p.m., Elyria firefighters will offer safety house tours to youngsters, Read More…

High school volleyball: EC stopped cold by Bay

ELYRIA — The Panthers are going to miss their only senior, Sara Kaminski, next season. They’re not going to miss having to deal with Rachel Vick, Claire Wilson, Katie McFeeley, Jenny Osborn and Amy Urwin — the seniors on this year’s Bay team. Bay’s senior-heavy team got the better of Elyria Catholic on Tuesday. The Read More…

Electrical problems cancel last night’s classes at LCCC

Technicians look at an electrical substation that caused an outage at Lorain County Community College on Tuesday. (CT photo by Bruce Bishop.)

ELYRIA — A problem at an electrical substation on the campus of Lorain County Community College caused a power outage to five buildings and resulted in the cancelation of Tuesday’s evening classes. College spokesman Steve Sefchik said crews with South Shore Electric, a certified private contractor, began working to solve the problem shortly after the Read More…