July 4, 2015


Flores sues to challenge election results

ELYRIA — Lorain City Councilman Dennis Flores, D-2nd Ward, sued the man who narrowly beat him out in last month’s Democratic primary in the hopes of overturning the election results. The challenge, filed Monday in Lorain County Common Pleas Court against Ryan Horn, accused Horn’s father, bail bondsman Tony Horn, of rigging the election in Read More…

Wrongfully charged man awarded $137,500

VERMILION — A lengthy legal battle came to an end in February when the city agreed to pay almost $140,000 to a man they wrongly accused of masturbating in front of a middle school. Billy McCauley filed in 2013 against the city, seeking relief for arresting him without probable cause in 2012, according to a Read More…

Man sues Avon Lake to get skate park closed


AVON LAKE — It was what James Pietrangelo II described as the “cacophonous noise” of a skate park near his house that caused him to file a lawsuit against the city on Wednesday, calling for the park to be closed. “I had to sue for my safety,” Pietrangelo said, describing how he has been harassed Read More…