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Police log for July 9, 2013

Elyria police Sunday, July 7 3:25 p.m. — 200 block Stanford Ave., Justin Godbolt, 34, 400 block Bell Ave., Elyria, arrested and charged with domestic violence. Godbolt’s girlfriend said they argued and he tried to leave in a car and she confronted him. The woman, who police said had two wounds on her lip, said Read More…

Police log for July 2, 2013

Amherst police Friday, June 21 9:20 a.m. — 400 block Sunrise Drive, police were sent to a home after a complaint from the Amherst Building Department about junk in the front yard. An officer advised the homeowner to clean up the items and to replace an expired license plate on a vehicle that was parked Read More…

All-star team with Lorain County players ends up on wrong end of good old-fashioned pitching gem at Progressive Field

CLEVELAND — Every year the players in the Northeast Ohio Baseball Coaches All-Star Games play under the names of former Cleveland championship baseball teams. All but one of Lorain County’s 21 representatives were grouped together on a team named the 1920 Indians to face the 1948 Indians, which featured players from Cleveland’s southeastern suburbs and Read More…

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 Vermilionon 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…