May 28, 2016

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Hundreds pay tribute to fallen Lorain County police officers

WELLINGTON — Hundreds gathered in Howk Memorial Park on Wednesday to pay tribute to the 20 police officers from Lorain County killed in the line of duty over the past 133 years. Connie Smith-Buckland was only 6 when her father, Edmund Smith, was killed May 4, 1957, in Wellington after a shootout ensued while he Read More…

Keystone student in trouble for `joke’

LAGRANGE – A high school student who made a threatening joke at a lunch table Wednesday afternoon is in hot water with school and police officials. Keystone Schools Superintendent Franco Gallo would not say exactly what the student said at Keystone High School. He only called it “an inappropriate statement or threat.” “We immediately started Read More…

Former Keystone football team trainer faces sex charge

LAGRANGE — A personal trainer who worked briefly with the Keystone High School football team was arrested and charged with sexual battery Monday. LaGrange Police Chief Chad Duensing said Mark Febel, 43, had been a suspect since Dec. 12, when he was spotted in a suspicious vehicle in a local church parking lot. “He was Read More…

Acting chief keeps title in LaGrange

LAGRANGE — When police officer Chad Duensing reported for work Tuesday morning, it was business as usual at the station. The only difference was his job title. LaGrange Village Mayor Kim Strauss appointed Duensing as the village’s new police chief, succeeding Daniel Moore who announced his retirement in September. Duensing has been serving as acting Read More…