April 19, 2015

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2 men arrested after fight in bar parking lot

LORAIN — Two men were arrested after an alleged fight in the parking lot of Mutt & Jeff’s Bar on Oberlin Avenue around 2 a.m. Saturday morning. Robert Cruz, 22, and Isaiah J. Hopkins, 21, no addresses listed, each was charged with assault, disorderly conduct by intoxication and persistent disorderly conduct. The men were accused Read More…

Police log for Oct. 24, 2011

Elyria police Thursday, Oct. 20 11:18 a.m. — 1700 block Lorain Blvd., police investigate complaint woman was hit in the face and kicked at Motel 9 by a person who also took her cell phone. 1:10 p.m. — Prospect Street and Princeton Avenue, Jonathan Lamar Oliver, 28, Elyria, charged with possession of marijuana and drug Read More…

Men rescued after boat sinks at marina

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LORAIN — Two men were rescued from the water at Hot Waters marina behind Lorain City Hall on Thursday afternoon. Their 18-foot kayak-like boat tipped after 3 p.m. because of the high wind and waves, said Petty Officer Kyle Abood of the U.S. Coast Guard’s Lorain station. The boat was close to the dock when Read More…

Lorain workers OK wage freezes

LORAIN — A three-year contract with wage freezes for city workers was signed on Tuesday. The contract covers approximately 150 members of United Steelworkers Local 6621. All city workers except for firefighters and police officers belong to the union. Chris Martinez, the union’s lead negotiator on the contract, couldn’t be reached for comment Wednesday, but Read More…

Most-wanted Lorain man arrested, Elyria man still sought

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U.S. Marshals arrested a most-wanted Lorain man this morning but are still looking for an Elyria man. Billy Gilbert, 27, was arrested about 8:30 this morning after he was found hiding in a basement in the 800 block of Harriet St. in Sheffield Township. Christopher Barnes, 28, of Elyria is still wanted. Both men were Read More…

Robert Gilchrist fired as LCCAA boss

LORAIN — On the heels of domestic and voting disputes, Robert Gilchrist was fired as the leader of the agency Tuesday by the Lorain County Community Action Agency board of directors less than three months after he began work on Aug 1. “Nobody doubted your ability to do the job, but there were too many Read More…

Soccer: Elyria owns midfield in win over Lorain

ELYRIA — You might want to check the real estate transfers this morning to see who really owns that stretch of ground lying roughly between the 30-yard lines in Ely Stadium. It might remain in possession of the Elyria Board of Education. But on Monday night, it belonged to the Elyria High boys soccer team, Read More…

Sectional volleyball: Elyria has high hopes after advancing past Lorain

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GRAFTON — Elyria believes it has another shot at proving it’s a better team than the one that lost nine of its final 10 regular-season matches. “Obviously, we haven’t had a great season, but this is our time to show what we can do,” said Korey Middlebrooks after she and her Elyria teammates defeated Lorain, Read More…

Police log for Oct. 18, 2011

County sheriff Wednesday, Oct. 5 9:50 a.m. — 42400 block North Ridge Road, Elyria, Smiley Auto Sales, breaking and entering and damage to a vehicle reported. 10:39 a.m. — 6100 block Lake Ave., Elyria Township, criminal damaging to a utility trailer reported. 4:34 p.m. — 15000 block Quarry Road, Pittsfield Township, theft reported. 5:32 p.m. Read More…

Photo gallery: Dogs and their owners brave the cold for Bark at Lakeview Park

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Dogs and their owners braved the chilly weather Sunday to support the American Cancer Society in Bark at Lakeview Park in Lorain.