May 23, 2015

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Trooper from LaGrange honored at police week in Washington D.C.

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Mementos of Mike Paris Sr., sit on shelves inside Jean Paris’s LaGrange home. The photograph of him in his Ohio Highway Patrol trooper uniform, his badge number and the flag that draped his casket are memories of Mike Paris that his wife looks at every day. It’s her way of keeping his memory alive. Mike Read More…

Change in traffic pattern blamed for increase in wrecks on Route 57

ELYRIA — Construction and a new traffic light in a heavily traveled section of Lorain Boulevard may be to blame after the number of traffic accidents in the area tripled in just a week. Last week troopers from the Ohio Highway Patrol responded to six crashes on state Route 57 near Griswold Road after a Read More…

Law enforcement officers salute the fallen

Members of the Avon Lake police offer a rifle salute on the Route 6 bridge in Vermilion for the Lorain County Police Memorial Service on May 14. STEVE MANHEIM/CHRONICLE

VERMILION — Louise Palermo was 5 when her father, Deputy John Palermo, was shot and killed in the line of duty. Palmero, now a parent herself, has carried the memory of that loss for a half a century. On Thursday, she addressed a crowd of police officers and some of their family members for the Read More…

Woman critically injured in car crash near airport

NEW RUSSIA TWP. — A Lorain woman was critically injured in a car crash around 3 p.m. Wednesday across the road from the Lorain County Airport, 44050 Russia Road. Julia Binggeli, 28, of the 1000 block of West 21st Street, was hospitalized at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, according to Trooper Jeff Boris of the Read More…