September 18, 2014

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Woman injured after car drags her

LORAIN — A 26-year-old woman suffered a broken left leg after being dragged 100 to 150 feet by a car around 2:50 p.m. Monday. The woman was dragged east on W. 20th Street near the Washington Street intersection, according to Fire Lt. Dan Russell who helped treat the woman. Russell said the woman, who was Read More…

Driver dies in single-vehicle crash on Baumhart Road

ELYRIA – A Lorain man died early Saturday morning following an accident in which his truck went off the road, struck a tree and burst into flames. Marc A. Youngless, 41, was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after 1 a.m. by Lorain County Deputy Coroner Eric Lockhart, who said the man died of asphyxiation Read More…

Man accused of pistol-whipping teen in Lorain

LORAIN — Shalamar Brooks, who was arrested last Thursday, was charged with felonious assault and kidnapping charges for allegedly pistol-whipping a 16-year-old boy behind a house on West 17th Street and shooting at the boy as he ran away Aug. 13. The boy said associates of Brooks mistakenly believed the boy was responsible for shooting Read More…

Police make arrest in South Lorain bank robbery

LORAIN — Police have arrested a man in connection with Thursday’s bank robbery in South Lorain. Brendon Lieb, 22, from Lorain, was booked on robbery charges Friday, according to Lorain police Lt. Mark Carpentiere. Police responded to the robbery at the First Federal Savings Bank of Lorain at East 42nd Street and state Route 57 Read More…

South Lorain bank robbed again

If you know this man, please contact Lorain police at 204-2105.

LORAIN — A robbery of the First Federal Savings Bank of Lorain at East 42nd Street and state Route 57 is under investigation. No one was injured in the robbery, which occurred at 3:35 p.m. Thursday. Police Detective Steyven Curry said the robber was a white man who didn’t display a weapon. Curry provided bank Read More…

UPDATED: Lorain bank robbed today

LORAIN – A robbery of the First Federal Savings Bank of Lorain at East 42nd and Route 57 is under investigation. No one was injured in the robbery, according to Detective Steyven Curry, who said the robber is a white man who didn’t display a weapon. Curry provided banks surveillance photos of the suspect, a Read More…

Lorain drug dealer gets three years

ELYRIA — A convicted drug dealer from Lorain was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison after a judge re-imposed the sentence the man had appealed on the basis of whether police had cause to search his duffel bag in which they reported finding cocaine. Tito Marrero, 37, pleaded no contest in February to drug Read More…

Two established car dealers moving to Avon

The future location of Joyce Buick, on the north side of Interstate 90 along Chester Road in Avon. (CT photo by Bruce Bishop.)

AVON — In a world that increasingly seems to dictate how we shop by the amount of time it takes to get somewhere, the new locations for two longtime area auto dealerships makes perfect sense. “A lot of people and businesses have migrated away from Elyria and Lorain,” Kevin Joyce, co-owner of Joyce Buick GMC Read More…

Police log for Sept. 7, 2011

Elyria police Sunday, Sept. 4 3:37 p.m. — 200 block Princeton Ave., four tires worth $200 stolen from front yard. Police found the tires in bushes nearby and returned them to the owner. 4:25 p.m. — Chris’ Place, 515 Clark St., purse containing $60 and debit card stolen out of car on Saturday. 5:05 p.m. Read More…

Lorain Schools names interim chief; levy foremost on his agenda

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LORAIN — The odds are long and time is short for John Branham. The administrator and educator was named Lorain Schools interim superintendent Tuesday at a special board of education meeting just two months before voters decide on a 1.5 percent earned income tax levy the cash-starved school district desperately needs. The district faces an Read More…