June 26, 2016

Elyria
Sunny
73°F
 

Court officials argue for new electronic case system

ELYRIA — County court officials made the case Wednesday to the county commissioners for a more streamlined, electronic case management system that will allow the county’s courts to share files and other data. Such a system would link the Common Pleas, Domestic Relations and Probate courts, as well as the Clerk of Courts and Prosecutor’s Read More…

Court candidates debate in Elyria

ELYRIA — The Lorain County Bar Association debate Tuesday drew a large crowd to hear candidates in the county’s judicial and prosecutor’s races square off against each other. The most-anticipated matchup of the night in the Elyria High School Performing Arts Center was the debate between county Common Pleas Judge Christopher Rothgery and his challenger Read More…

Man accused of attacking girlfriend accuses prosecutor of misconduct

ELYRIA – The defense attorney for an Elyria man accused of attacking his girlfriend in May has accused Assistant Lorain County Prosecutor Nick Hanek of misconduct. Anthony Baker wrote in court documents filed Friday that Hanek tried to coerce the victim in the case into testifying against his client, 37-year-old Ramone Christian. “In a nutshell, Read More…

Dashcam video of Grafton police arresting mayor released (Warning: Graphic language)

GRAFTON — Mayor Megan Flanigan pleaded not guilty to operating a vehicle under the influence, failure to stop after an accident and failure to control. Flanigan is accused of hitting a fire hydrant with her Chevrolet sport utility vehicle at the intersection of Fox Run and Hunting Hollow near Flanigan’s home in the 1100 block of Fox Run. Read More…

Accused molester tells teens the Illuminati will pay for consensual sex

ELYRIA — An Elyria man facing felony gross sexual imposition charges allegedly tried to convince the two teenage girls he’s accused of molesting that they would receive money from the Illuminati if they consented to sexual relations with him, according to court documents filed this week. It also isn’t the first time Nelson Torres, 36, Read More…