June 28, 2016


Burge to challenge Rothgery for judgeship

ELYRIA — Former Lorain County Common Pleas Judge James Burge said Monday he will seek to return to the bench next year by challenging his former colleague, county Common Pleas Judge Christopher Rothgery. Both Burge and Rothgery pulled petitions Monday to run in the Democratic primary next year, county Board of Elections Director Paul Adams Read More…

Roommate tells police gun that fatally shot Brandon Smith went off while falling

AVON – Ryan Raider allegedly shot his roommate Brandon Smith while Smith was lying in bed with his girlfriend, according to a search warrant filed Tuesday in Lorain County Court of Common Pleas. Smith’s girlfriend, Emily Markel, told police that they had been out drinking earlier in the evening, and Smith and Raider had been Read More…

City of Oberlin sued for firearms ordinance change

OBERLIN – The city of Oberlin has been sued for its firearms ordinances despite multiple City Council meetings in which council members discussed amending the ordinances to comply with state law. The lawsuit was filed Tuesday in Lorain County Court of Common Pleas by Ohioans for Concealed Carry, Inc., and Ashland residents Brian and Janae Read More…