July 29, 2015

Elyria
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Flooding sparks Ghana gas station blast; at least 73 dead

ACCRA, Ghana — Massive flooding in Ghana’s capital swept stored fuel into a nearby fire, setting off a huge explosion at a gas station that killed 73 people and set alight neighboring buildings, authorities said Thursday. The explosion took place as dozens sought shelter in gas station and nearby shops in central Accra to escape Read More…

One injured after men fight over gas pump in Elyria

ELYRIA – A dispute between two drivers attempting to buy gas from the same pump led to an assault that sent one man to the hospital. The incident occurred Wednesday about 9:30 p.m. at the Sunoco gas station at 404 East Ave., where one motorist driving a white Volkswagen backed into a pump island lane at the Read More…

Man charged with robbing gas station

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LORAIN — A Lorain man was arrested after police said he robbed a cashier at Pure Gas Inc. At 9:26 a.m. Friday, an off-duty policeman reported what he said was a robbery in progress. According to a police report, a man ran out of a Pure Gas station on East Erie Avenue with a handful Read More…