July 29, 2015

Mostly cloudy with showers

Browser security to tighten at clerk’s office

ELYRIA — Lorain County Clerk of Courts Tom Orlando has ordered tighter restrictions placed on computers accessible to the public after his employees discovered evidence a man with a lengthy criminal history was looking at suspected child pornography on a public terminal earlier this month. The man, who is the subject of an ongoing criminal Read More…

Former commissioner seeks early release from prison

Michael Ross

ELYRIA — Former Lorain County Commissioner Michael Ross has asked to be released early from the nine-year prison term he is serving on public corruption charges. Ross, 51, is scheduled to be released from prison in November 2018. In his request for early release, filed Friday, Ross wrote that he has accepted responsibility for his Read More…

Lorain County Probation Department looking for new location

ELYRIA — The Lorain County Probation Department is on the hunt for a new place to call home. Court Administrator Tim Lubbe told the county commissioners Wednesday that a proposal to build out the now-vacant fifth floor of the Lorain County Justice Center to house both the Probation Department and the county’s drug lab would Read More…