June 27, 2016

Partly sunny

Police: Search uncovers body in Pittsfield Township field

PITTSFIELD TWP. – Lorain police believe they have found the remains of missing person Clarence William Thomas in a farm field along Quarry Road. Thomas went missing in 2002 and was last seen with Michael York, who left the state before being interviewed by officers because he had outstanding warrants in Lorain County, according to Read More…

Sheriff Phil Stammitti to seek re-election

ELYRIA — Lorain County Sheriff Phil Stammitti announced today that he will seek re-election to a fourth term next year. In a news release, Stammitti, a Democrat, said he’s proud of the work he’s done over the past 10 years, including technological upgrades and efforts aimed at protecting the county’s northern border and the creation Read More…

Columbia Station man shot

COLUMBIA STATION — A Columbia Station man was shot in the torso on Thursday, but so far deputies have no idea how it happened. Lorain County Sheriff’s Capt. John Reiber said Robert Rothacker, 65, was in his backyard on Brokaw Road when he was shot about 8:45 p.m. Rothacker’s wife rushed him to St. John Read More…