July 30, 2015

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UPDATE: 72-year-old woman injured in fire

CT photo by Bruce Bishop.

LORAIN — Brian Owens said he was shopping at a Dollar Tree store when he received a frantic phone call from a friend. His home in Overlake Mobile Homes trailer park at 5000 West Erie Avenue was on fire. Owens said when he arrived, firefighters were dragging his 72-year-old mother, Marcella Owens, out of the Read More…

Woman burns face due to smoking while on oxygen

LORAIN — A Lorain woman has been taken to a Cleveland hospital after she burned her face smoking a cigarette while on oxygen, according to firefighters and LifeCare. The woman, in her mid-60s, sustained burns to her face, eyebrows and hair, according to firefighters. Firefighters were called to the woman’s home, in the 1300 block Read More…

Police log for Jan. 3, 2012

Elyria police Sunday, Jan. 1 2:55 p.m. — Forever Lawn Care, 1313 Taylor St., hydraulic pump worth $1,800 stolen from truck. 4:45 p.m. — 100 block Harrison St., front window to home broken and television worth $1,500 and DVD player stolen. Monday, Jan. 2 1:30 a.m. — 100 block Pasadena Ave., resident said he saw Read More…

FirstEnergy inks deal to supply Lorain power, put name on Pipe Yard

Former Negro League player Ernie Nimmons was on hand for the announcement Thursday that FirstEnergy Solutions had acquired the naming rights to Lorain’s Pipe Yard ballpark. (CT photo by Chuck Humel.)

LORAIN — A deal between the city and FirstEnergy Solutions is designed to keep the taxpayers grounded if there is a surge in electricity prices. Taxpayers will save $185,000 over the life of the eight-year agreement, city and FirstEnergy officials said Thursday. The deal calls for a 3 percent annual discount for electricity supplied to Read More…

Police log for Dec. 30, 2011

Lorain police Wednesday, Dec. 28 2 p.m. — 1900 block E. 33rd St., a woman reported an unknown man came to her home and said he wanted to kill her brother, with whom she does not communicate. 4:50 p.m. — 6500 block Baldwin Blvd., a woman reported $3,625 worth of jewelry and four credit cards Read More…

Lorain woman reports shots fired into home

LORAIN — A woman reported that about six shots were fired into her home on the 3800 block of Church Drive at 8:20 p.m. Wednesday. The woman said she was sitting with her children in her living room when she heard six loud bangs and saw debris falling and a hole in the wall. She Read More…

Police log for Dec. 29, 2011

Elyria police Tuesday, Dec. 27 11:41 a.m. — 100 block Clinton Ave., a woman reported someone stole two PlayStation 3 games and a controller from her home. She said she suspected a visitor of the theft. 12:37 p.m. — 300 block Edward Ave., a man reported a home he is remodeling was broken into and Read More…

Lorain police auxiliary offer New Year’s Eve rides

Auxiliary officers of the Lorain Police Department will provide anyone who might have consumed too much alcohol on New Year’s Eve a ride home anywhere in Lorain. This is the fourth time auxiliary officers have provided this service, according to the city’s website. Businesses and residents can call the Lorain Police Department at (440) 204-2100 Read More…

Protection order against Lorain cop dropped

LORAIN — A temporary protection order was lifted Wednesday against a Lorain police officer accused of assaulting his girlfriend last week. Lorain Municipal Court Judge Mark Mihok agreed to lift the protection order after the alleged victim, Chronicle-Telegram Web Editor Rona Proudfoot, told the judge during a hearing Wednesday that she was no longer afraid Read More…

Lorain Council members sworn in; including Dennis Flores for his second go-around

LORAIN — Two new City Council members were sworn in Monday. Councilman Dennis Flores, D-2nd Ward, regained the seat he had from 2007 to 2009. He defeated incumbent Councilman Andy Drwal in the May primary and ran unopposed in November. Also sworn in was Councilman Tony Richardson, D-at-large, the top primary vote getter among at-large Read More…