February 6, 2016

Elyria
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North Ridgeville man leads police on multi-county high-speed chase

A North Ridgeville man led state troopers and police on a 75- to 80-mile chase overnight Sunday at speeds that reached 100 mph several times before ending in Delaware County when spiked strips disabled his pickup, authorities said. George Tiller, 33, was charged with fleeing and eluding, operating a vehicle while intoxicated, failure to control Read More…

Two men critical after Thursday crash

HENRIETTA TWP. —Two people were injured in a car accident at 3:22 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of State Route 113 and Baumhart Road. Ohio State Highway Patrol says David Orosz, 73, of Amherst, and Jason Schutt, 41, of Richfield, were the drivers in the two vehicle crash. No passengers were in either car. Troopers Read More…

Let it snow! Let it snow!

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While lake-effect snow warnings were in effect for other counties along Lake Erie, Lorain County’s experience with snow Sunday was normal, according to law enforcement officials. About 6 p.m., the Ohio Highway Patrol said the accident levels so far were normal for the conditions. “We’ve had about 10 accidents so far today, which is normal Read More…

Highway patrol: Sullivan man killed in one-car wreck had left scene of previous crash

LAGRANGE — A Sullivan man who died in a crash Wednesday night was involved in another crash about 20 minutes before the one that killed him, according to the Ohio Highway Patrol. Troopers said Kip McGraw, 41, of Sullivan, was driving west on Kipton-Nickel Plate Road about 9:45 p.m. Wednesday. He was going around a Read More…

Sullivan man, dog dead after Pittsfield Township crash

PITTSFIELD TOWNSHIP — A Sullivan man and a dog are Lorain County’s first traffic fatalities of the year after a one-vehicle crashWednesday night. According to a news release from the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Kip McGraw, 41, was driving a 2003 Pontiac Aztek west on Kipton-Nickle Plate Road from Nickle Plate-Diagonal Road around 9:26 p.m. The release states Read More…

Traffic fatalities jump in 2015; Lorain County 2nd in state for biggest increases

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ELYRIA — Lorain County experienced a leap in the number of traffic deaths on its roads in 2015. Year-end statistics from the Elyria post of the Ohio Highway Patrol indicated the county saw 33 deaths in 28 crashes, according to post commander Lt. Carlos Smith. The figure represented a 266 percent increase over the nine Read More…

VIDEO: Postgame ruckus cancels Elyria hoops tourney

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Video courtesy OhioSportsNet (Caution: Strong language) ELYRIA — What was described as a large fight involving students and others outside Elyria High School after Tuesday night’s Lorain County Holiday Classic basketball game between Elyria and Lorain high schools has led to a decision to cancel games slated to be played today in the annual tourney. Read More…

Pennsylvania man killed in crash on Interstate 71

MONTVILLE TWP. — A 75-year-old Pennsylvania man was killed in a five-vehicle crash early Sunday morning on Interstate 71 in Medina County, according to the Ohio Highway Patrol. James Sexton, of Edinboro, Pa., was driving a 2011 Ford Fusion north about 3:30 a.m. Sunday when a 2009 Chevrolet Malibu driven by Erin Jones, 44, of Read More…

Browns LB Armonty Bryant, S De’Ante Saunders arrested early Christmas morning; Bryant won’t play vs. Chiefs

Christmas morning brought bad news for the Browns. Outside linebacker Armonty Bryant and practice squad safety De’Ante Saunders were arrested after being stopped Friday at 2:16 a.m. by the Ohio State Highway Patrol on I-71 south in Brook Park. Saunders was arrested for operating a vehicle under the influence and speeding, according to the police Read More…

Two Norwalk residents killed in crash

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PITTSFIELD TWP. — An Elyria resident was flown to MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland on Tuesday and two Norwalk residents died after a motor vehicle accident Tuesday. Ohio Highway Patrol Lt. Carlos Smith said the accident took place about 3:48 p.m. near Precision Automotive and Performance, 45250 U.S. Route 20. According to Smith, Leon Clowtis, Read More…