February 1, 2015

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Man accused of stealing, crashing car

LORAIN — A 24-year-old man was charged with stealing a car then crashing it into an Ohio Edison utility pole at the 1400 block of East 29th Street early Friday morning. Eddie Cruz of Lorain was charged with leaving the scene of an accident, obstructing official business, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of criminal tools, Read More…

Titan-ic upset gets blocked: Lorain falls a point short of top-ranked Maple Heights

LORAIN — What’s a coach to say after his team, for the second time in six weeks, pushes a top-ranked team to the brink before falling short? “It’s hard,” Lorain coach Mark Solis said Friday night after the Titans lost 28-27 when Maple Heights blocked an extra point with 28 seconds left. “But you can’t Read More…

Volleyball: Lorain avenges loss to Euclid, wraps up a share of LEL title

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LORAIN — There’s nothing sweeter than gaining revenge and a championship all in one swoop — or better yet — all in one sweep. That’s exactly what Lorain accomplished Thursday on Senior Night in knocking off Euclid to sew up a share of the Lake Erie League title with Maple Heights. The Titans, who had Read More…

Elyria-Lorain Broadcasting Co. sells WNWV

ELYRIA – The Elyria-Lorain Broadcasting Co. has reached a deal to sell one of its radio stations, WNWV-107.3 FM, to Akron-based Rubber City Radio Group. The agreement still needs to receive approval from the Federal Communications Commission before the sale can formally take place, said Paul Martin, president and CEO of Lorain County Printing and Read More…

Lorain man shot in ankle overnight

LORAIN — A Lorain man was shot and two vehicles believed to be tied to the shooting may have been involved in a traffic accident overnight, according to a police report. Bryan Atkinson, 21, arrived at the Mercy hospital emergency room with a gunshot wound to his ankle as police were sorting out the details Read More…

Police log for Oct. 12, 2011

Elyria police Monday, Oct. 10 9:32 a.m. — 100 block Middle Ave., a woman reported receiving a strange message from an unknown man saying he would kill a girl. 9:38 a.m. — 500 block Broad St., broken window reported. 10:17 a.m. — 9300 block West Ridge Road, Water Works car wash, Nicholas Wittcop, 29, 200 Read More…

Woman says man tackled her on bridge

LORAIN — A Lorain woman said a stranger tackled her as she crossed the Henderson Bridge on Sunday night. The woman told police she was walking southbound on the bridge when a man, described as being in his mid-40s, black and about 6-foot-5 with a skinny build, pulled up behind her in a white, cargo-style Read More…

Lorain police take pay freeze, other cuts

LORAIN — A three-year wage freeze, removal of dental coverage and no extra pay for staying in shape were among the hits the police union took from Conciliator Malcolm McDowell’s Sept. 30 contract decision. City officials and leaders of Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 3 agreed to conciliation in August after fruitless negotiations that began Read More…

Police log for Oct. 7, 2011

Lorain police Tuesday, Oct. 4 5:01 a.m. — East 33rd Street and Gary Avenue, 15-year-old boy said as he was walking down the street another 15-year-old boy crossed the street and repeatedly punched him knocking him to the ground and continuing to hit him on the ground before running away. Police said they were unable Read More…

Police log for Oct. 6, 2011

Elyria police Tuesday, Oct. 4 10:01 a.m. — 600 block Griswold Road, Arby’s, graffiti reported sprayed on the rear door of the restaurant. 10:46 a.m. — 500 block Griswold Road, Ashley Scardina, 26, same address, charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, a Schedule III controlled substance and crack cocaine. 11:56 a.m. — State Route 57 Read More…