May 24, 2016

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Woman charged after toddler found unsecured in speeding car

WESTLAKE – A Cleveland woman faces a host of charges after police say she was going 90 mph on Interstate 90 with a two-year-old unrestrained in the front seat. Police have charged Cherita Foreman, 27, with speeding, having an improperly restrained child, child endangerment, possession of marijuana, identity theft and a felony count of illegal Read More…

UPDATED: Prisoner who escaped moving Lorain police cruiser on I-90 captured

A handcuffed prisoner who police said managed to escape from a moving Lorain police cruiser enjoyed only a few hours of freedom Wednesday before he was recaptured. Alan Wharton, who allegedly kicked out the rear window of the cruiser on Interstate 90 around 4 p.m. Wednesday to make his escape, turned himself in to police Read More…

UPDATE: Interchange near Midway Mall closed for downed power line

ELYRIA — Drivers are being rerouted from the interchange between State Route 57 and Interstate 90 as Ohio Edison crews work on a downed power line. According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, drivers from Interstate 90 are unable to get off at the Route 57 exit, and drivers on Route 57 are unable to Read More…

Berlin Heights man injured in Interstate 90 accident

AVON – A Berlin Heights man was transported to University Hospitals Avon Medical Center after crashing into a guard rail on Interstate 90 Friday morning. Avon Fire Lt. Brett Brueshler said the 58-year-old man was traveling east on Interstate 90 around 9 a.m. when he lost control of his small sedan near the Route 611 Read More…

(UPDATED) Browns QB Johnny Manziel questioned by Avon police Monday after argument with girlfriend in car, admits he’d been drinking earlier in day; no charges filed

Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel admitted to Avon police he had been drinking earlier in the day when he was questioned Monday night following an argument with his girlfriend in his sports car. Police determined he wasn’t intoxicated, and no charges were filed. Manziel and girlfriend Colleen Crowley left together from the scene on Nagel Road Read More…

Accidents cause delays on Interstate 90, Route 2

ELYRIA — Three accidents have been cleared in the construction zone on State Route 2 but one is still being worked on. According to the Elyria post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, a five-car crash and two two-car crashes in the construction zone between Middle Ridge Road and State Route 57 tied up eastbound traffic, but Read More…

UPDATED: Gas leak causes traffic snarl on Route 57 in Elyria

ELYRIA — Damage to a gas line near state Route 57 caused a leak, shut down a section of the road and forced a nearby cancer center to reschedule some of its patients Friday. The road was reopened with some delays about 1:15 p.m. The leak started about 11 a.m. Friday when construction crews working Read More…

With Route 57 project, alternate routes needed to get to cancer center

ELYRIA — Patients heading to the Mercy Cancer Center will encounter construction obstacles on their way to the Schadden Road facility. State Route 57 is under construction, and those heading to the center for treatment might want to consider alternate routes to avoid traffic congestion. Schadden Road is only accessible via Route 57, but those Read More…

Traffic headaches expected as Chester Road project begins

AVON — Work began this week on the Chester Road relocation project that is expected to cause construction-related traffic delays. City Council approved in March a $2.62 million bid to Kirtland-based Mr. Excavator for the project, which will align Chester Road with Recreation Lane. The project initially was slated to begin last summer, but city Read More…

Residents oppose Sheffield Village rezoning on Abbe Road

SHEFFIELD — Residents are upset that Village Council approved the rezoning of 60 acres along Abbe Road near Interstate 90 for a potential assisted-living center and condominium complex. The village Planning Commission initially approved the rezoning from industrial to residential and multi-family in January, but when the matter came before Council for a final vote Read More…