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Police log for June 25, 2013

Elyria police Sunday, June 23 2:14 p.m. — Big Lots, 1020 E. Broad St., a woman said her bag, with house and car keys, driver’s license, credit card, prepaid cell phone, $20 in bank envelope and miscellaneous papers inside, was stolen from her shopping cart. She shopped with her back to her cart and after Read More…

Vermilion man begins brewery tour

Lance Rice poses with his beer can collection at his home in Vermilion
on April 13.

CLEVELAND — Vermilion resident Lance Rice, an expert on brewery-related memorabilia, began his tour of American breweries with his first stop at Great Lakes Brewery on Thursday. Rice, who is autistic, is the subject of a documentary as he travels throughout the U.S., visiting breweries along the way. In April, Rice spoke excitedly about the Read More…

Jim Muth, Firelands teacher injured in ’11 car crash, dies

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Tuesday night — after days of updates that spoke of Jim Muth’s return to the hospital from a rehabilitation center and bouts of seizures that left his body exhausted — Facebook’s “Pray for Muth” page gave an update no one in Lorain County wanted to hear. It read, “Team Muth, Jim will no longer be Read More…

Firelands teacher injured in 2011 car crash has died

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Jim Muth, the Firelands High School teacher severely injured in a car crash in November 2011, has died. Muth, of Elyria, died Tuesday night according to an update posted on the widely read Pray for Muth page on Facebook. Muth sustained serious head injuries in the head-on collision on Russia Road. He was in a Read More…

11-year-olds taken to Detention Home, allegedly caused $30,000 damage to Vermilion school playground

A fire at the playground at Vermilion Elementary School yesterday afternoon is seen from several streets away. (Photo courtesy of Cathy Siegried.)

VERMILION — Two 11-year-old boys were arrested after they allegedly started a fire that caused about $30,000 in damage to the playground at Vermilion Elementary School yesterday. According to a police report, officers were called about 3:15 p.m. Monday to the school, which was formerly Vermilion Middle School, on South Decatur Street. Police were told Read More…

Police log for June 18, 2013

Vermilion police Wednesday, June 5 12:11 p.m. — 1000 block of Wayne Trail, a resident called to report three people were throwing rocks at street lights. The three suspects were found and charges were filed. 8:24 p.m. — 3700 block of Edgewater Drive, reported broken window from a thrown rock. Thursday, June 6 6:38 p.m. Read More…

Bomb report turns out to be tube with trailer documents

VERMILION TWP. — The Lorain County Bomb Squad was called after an Ohio Department of Transportation worker discovered what appeared to be a pipe bomb near state Route 2 in Erie County. As a result, state Route 2 between state routes 60 and 61 was shut down, said Christine Myers, spokeswoman for ODOT. Myers said Read More…

State Route 2 reopen in Erie County after false bomb scare

The Lorain County Bomb Squad was called after an Ohio Department of Transportation worker discovered what appeared to be a pipe bomb near state Route 2 in Erie County. As a result, state Route 2 eastbound and westbound was shut down between state Routes 60 and 61, said Christine Myers, spokeswoman for ODOT. Myers said Read More…

Police log for June 11, 2013

Lorain police Sunday, June 9 9:28 p.m. — 1400 block Tower Blvd., Michael Leibas, 35, same address, arrested and charged with domestic violence. Leibas’ wife said after arguing over Facebook, he pulled her shirt from behind choking her. Leibas admitted he grabbed his wife by the back of the shirt but denied choking her, police Read More…

Photo gallery: Vermilion High School graduation

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