April 17, 2014

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Police log for June 12, 2013

Lorain police Sunday, June 9 12:52 a.m. — 4300 block Leavitt Road, Jacqueline Major, 55, 3900 block of Courtyard Drive, issued a citation for physical control of a motor vehicle. Police said Major was intoxicated and sleeping behind the wheel of her vehicle, which was parked in the lane of travel in the Walmart parking Read More…

Photo gallery: Wellington High School graduation

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Police log for May 29, 2013

Oberlin police Thursday, May 16 1:44 p.m. — 200 block Sumner St., a cooler bag with drug abuse instruments was found, along with a paper with a man’s name on it. 7:06 p.m. — West College Street, Sophie M. Meade, 20, of Kensington, Md., charged with theft at Gibson’s Food and Bakery. 9:45 p.m. — Read More…

Division II district track: Keystone, Vermilion girls have big days, combine for seven wins

EATON TWP. — The Keystone and Vermilion girls flexed their muscles Saturday, combining for seven first-place finishes to lead area teams at the Division II district track and field championships. The Keystone girls chalked up four firsts and three seconds as they qualified 10 out of 17 events to next week’s Bedford Regional. Vermilion had Read More…

High school baseball: Wellington tops Oberlin in eighth on infield single

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WELLINGTON — Sometimes a big hit doesn’t have to be well-struck. Daryn Broadwater’s one-out infield single went about 20 feet, but it was enough to drive home JuJuan Howard and give Wellington a 5-4 win in eight innings over Oberlin in a sectional opener of the Division III Parma District. Brock Waltz had a pair Read More…

Bank robber gets six years in federal prison

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The Wellington man who robbed Sun Center Federal Credit Union last year was sentenced Tuesday to six years in federal prison. Aaron Fortier pleaded guilty earlier this year to a federal bank robbery charge in connection with the Oct. 23 robbery of the Wellington bank in which he stole around $11,118. According to an FBI Read More…

High school track: AuBree LaForce leads way as Vermilion girls defend title at own invite

VERMILION — Last year was great. This year was better. A year ago, the Vermilion girls won their annual track and field invitational for the first time. Friday, even without the services of their graduated star Emily Cunningham, the Sailors made it two in a row. Dominating the event from the get-go and buoyed by Read More…

Police log for May 8, 2013

Elyria police Monday, May 6 2:15 p.m. — 700 block S. Abbe Road, Jason Peters, 40, Grafton, arrested and charged with domestic violence. Peters’ wife told police Peters said he only showed up to an appointment with her at Psych and Psych Associates so he could kill her, and he later sent her a text Read More…

Police log for May 1, 2013

Wellington police Friday, April 5 11:03 p.m. — Elm Street, a resident said someone was lying in the grass. An officer arrived and found Patrick Graham, 22, 100 block Jones Street, Wellington, lying on the ground, unresponsive. The officer detected a strong odor of alcohol and his speech was slurred. He also was unable to Read More…

Prebis Memorial Classic: Elyria’s tough day includes two losses, injury to star pitcher

LAGRANGE — Sinister forces in the cosmos were notably unkind to Elyria on Saturday. The Pioneers (13-4) lost twice to top-ranked teams as the eighth annual Prebis Memorial Classic wound down at LaGrange Community Park. They surrendered five unearned runs in the eighth inning of a 7-2 morning loss to North Canton Hoover (19-0), the Read More…