June 3, 2015

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Ed Piazza hired as new Elyria High baseball coach

ELYRIA — Ed Piazza, a longtime youth league and high school baseball coach, has been hired to be head coach of the Elyria High School varsity baseball team. Piazza, 45, replaces Mike Brandyberry, who guided the Pioneers for the past two seasons. Piazza is an Elyria resident. “I was looking to get back into (high Read More…

Pills, cocaine confiscated in Turnpike busts

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ELYRIA — State troopers seized $100,000 worth of cocaine and more than 300 prescription drugs in separate incidents from drivers along the Ohio Turnpike on Friday. Troopers nabbed a kilo of cocaine after pulling over a Kia Optima around 12:20 p.m. near mile marker 134 for following too closely, according to the patrol. The trooper Read More…

Police log for Oct. 25, 2011

Lorain police Friday, Oct. 21 2:43 p.m. – 3300 block Cleveland Blvd., Terra Kay Blinco, 31, charged with domestic violence. Saturday, Oct. 22 11:21 a.m. — 1100 block W. 11th St., James R. Herrell, 21, 1100 block W. 11th St., Lorain, arrested and charged with domestic violence. Herrell is accused of punching his girlfriend, who Read More…

Police log for Oct. 24, 2011

Elyria police Thursday, Oct. 20 11:18 a.m. — 1700 block Lorain Blvd., police investigate complaint woman was hit in the face and kicked at Motel 9 by a person who also took her cell phone. 1:10 p.m. — Prospect Street and Princeton Avenue, Jonathan Lamar Oliver, 28, Elyria, charged with possession of marijuana and drug Read More…

Boys sectional soccer: Elyria Catholic magnanimous if not magnificent in win over Open Door

ELYRIA — It was a match with a kind of odd beginning. In a few minutes, it turned more or less normal and Elyria Catholic went on to defeat Open Door 6-1 for a Division III sectional soccer title Saturday at Knights of Columbus Field. The Panthers’ Vincent Faraji scored two goals and David Elwer Read More…

Marshals arrest wanted Elyria man

ELYRIA — U.S. Marshals arrested a wanted Elyria man yesterday morning. Christopher Barnes, 28, of Elyria, who also goes by “Chris Breezy” or “C. Breezy,” beat up a bunch of people in his family, then didn’t show up for court, according to Deputy Tony Keffer, task force coordinator for Lorain County. Barnes is also a Read More…

Elyria man robbed of $300 at knifepoint

ELYRIA — An Elyria man was held up at knifepoint and then assaulted by three men overnight, according to police. The 26-year-old man told police he was in the 100 block of Bohannon Court about 2 a.m. when one of the men pulled a knife on him and demanded “Come here” and “Give me what Read More…

Cascade Park talks get under way

ELYRIA — It’s time to leave the conference room and get into the great outdoors. The first meeting between the Lorain County Metro Parks and the city to discuss a future partnership for the operations of Cascade Park set the tone for what will likely be a long process. During the meeting there was no Read More…

Police: Man threatens Drug Mart workers over beer price

ELYRIA — A Drug Mart customer threatened to shoot a female Drug Mart employee and shove beer up a male employee’s buttocks area overnight because he believed he overpayed for beer, police said. According to a police report, the man, a regular customer in his 40s, purchased two 40-ounce Labatt Blue beers and several other Read More…

Woman hospitalized after she says she was jumped outside bar

ELYRIA — An Elyria woman had to be hospitalized after she says four women jumped her and she was hit in the head with a Jack Daniels bottle outside an Elyria bar overnight. Tiara Miller, 28, was taken to EMH Regional Medical Center with a laceration over her right eye. Officers were called to New Read More…