May 24, 2015

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Lorain man gets six months for hanging dog

John Daughney is sentenced for hanging a dog in Lorain Municipal Court on March 25. STEVE MANHEIM/CHRONICLE

LORAIN — Calling it a “very disturbing” crime, Lorain Municipal Court Judge Thomas Elwell sentenced John Wayne Daughney to six months in jail on charges he hanged his dog earlier this year. “I find it is hard to understand how a person could treat a living, breathing creature, (a) defenseless creature … with such cruelty,” Read More…

Attorney’s lawsuit challenging fee to seal criminal case tossed

ELYRIA — Lorain attorney Mike Camera’s lawsuit challenging the $150 fee being charged in Lorain Municipal Court to seal criminal cases has been thrown out. Lorain County Common Pleas Judge John Miraldi ruled last week that Camera didn’t have the legal standing to challenge the fee because he isn’t being directly impacted by the fee, Read More…