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Lorain looks for ways to retain, hire police officers
With 2019 revenues coming in as expected, Lorain City Council will consider action to bolster the police force. On April 22, Lorain City Council’s Finance & Claims Committee met to review the city income and expenses for the first quarter of the year.
Temple Avenue in Lorain to close until 5 p.m. Wednesday
LORAIN – The City of Lorain announced that all traffic will be closed on Temple Ave. at Skyline Drive from 5 p.m. Monday to 5 p.m. Wednesday. The road closure is due to a scheduled waterline replacement and improvements. A detour will be posted as well.
Lorain Schools board president wants state action, local control
Residents can weigh in on a plan for improving Lorain City Schools when the district is back under local control. Meanwhile, the Lorain Academic Distress Commission overseeing the school district has set Lorain back by years, said Lorain City Schools board of education President Mark Ballard.
Lorain County judge denies driving privileges for Adrianna Young
The Oberlin woman who killed a young mother with her car in 2015 was denied driving privileges. Lorain County Common Pleas Court Judge James L. Miraldi denied on April 22 a March 14 motion of Adrianna M. Young, 27, for limited driving privileges citing the fact that her current suspension has not hi
Elyria police arrest 27 on drugs, weapons charges; EPA cites Cleveland water violations: Overnight News Links
Elyria police take down 27 suspects in fentanyl, firearms bust (WOIO Channel 19) Chemical spilled into creek just one of eight Cleveland Water EPA violations (WEWS Channel 5) Man threatened Cleveland social club patrons with gun, leading to shooting that killed two, injured two (cleveland.com)
26 arrested in joint federal-local operation targeting fentanyl in Elyria
ELYRIA, Ohio — A program targeting synthetic opioids in Elyria that started in July of 2018 has resulted in 26 arrests, according to a news release from police. Last year, Elyria police entered into a partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice for a pilot program, Operation Synthetic Opiod Surg
Northeast Ohio contractor, banned from work in Avon and Avon Lake, faces fresh wave of scrutiny from potential victims
WELLINGTON, OH (WOIO) - Tom Cutura has used several names for his companies that do home renovations. Some are cabinet companies, and others are general contracting firms. 19 News has now learned he has also identified himself to customers using two different names.
Windham superintendent accused of having sex with student, attempting to have relations with another student
WINDHAM, Ohio — Windham schools superintendent Laura Amero is facing a slew of charges after she allegedly had sex with one student and allegedly attempted to have sexual relations with a second student, according to an indictment from Portage County Common Pleas Court.
A picture of tradition on Lorain's south side
Families who weren’t afraid of a little mud could be seen April 21 posing in their Sunday best in front of the Easter basket at Oakwood Park in Lorain. While most of the city’s attention is usually focused on the basket at Lakeview Park, 1800 W. Erie Ave., a smaller group chose the south side park,
No driving privileges for woman who struck Amherst home; killed mother, injured son
ELYRIA – A judge has denied Adrianna Young’s motion for driving privileges. Judge James Miraldi ruled on the motion Monday afternoon, according to court documents. Last month, Young filed a motion for limited driving privileges asking Miraldi to grant her the ability to drive to and from work, to at
Avon man faces murder charge of Euclid man in Georgia
A 23-year-old Avon man is facing murder charges in Georgia. Qamar A. Williams was booked into the Dekalb County Jail in Decatur, Ga., on April 18 on a single count of felony murder, according to jail records.
Missing 2-year-old boy who walked away from his home in the middle of the night located sleeping in neighbor's car
GREEN, Ohio — A 2-year-old boy from Green who walked away from his home during the middle of the night Sunday has been found, according to the Summit County Sheriff's Office.
Human remains found by Ohio mushroom hunters
PIKE COUNTY, Ohio (WKYT/WBNS) - Authorities in Pike County, Ohio, say human remains were found Monday by mushroom hunters, 10TV reports. Sheriff Charles Reader told 10TV the remains were found in the area of Buchanan Road and Trego Road, which is west of Waverly.
2 arrested on drug charges in Meigs County, Ohio
MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) – Two men were arrested on drug charges after methamphetamine was recovered in the Portland area, the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office says. Randall Gale Nichols II, 33, of Portland, and Jeremiah J. Roush, 25, of Reedsville, both face related charges, including possession of m
Lorain County renewal levies on May ballot
On May 7, voters will have the chance to vote on several renewal issues in Lorain County in order to continue providing funds to several city departments and organizations. If levies up for renewal are passed by voters, property taxes for residents are not increased unless a mill increase was added
Family calls Q Money the 'victim’ in statement released after Cleveland rapper charged with murder in GA
CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - The family of Qamar Williams, more popularly known in Cleveland as rapper Q Money, is speaking out after the filing of murder charges in Georgia. The 23-year-old turned himself in on April 18 after a warrant was issued for the fatal shooting of Calvin Chappell.
Woman found guilty in child's death could be released in May
ELYRIA — A Pittsfield Township woman sentenced to four years in prison after being found guilty of involuntary manslaughter and endangering children in connection with the drowning of a 22-month-old child she was baby-sitting could be released early from prison next month.
Lorain rehabilitation progressing on Charles Berry Bascule Bridge
Charles Berry Bascule Bridge has a new paint job on the outside and new machinery on the inside in Lorain. The major rehabilitation of the bridge continued in spring of 2019 and will last through the end of March.
New Ohio bill increases age to receive driver's license
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WTRF) - A new proposed bill would require teen drivers in Ohio to wait a little longer for their license. Drivers under 18 would hold their learner's permits for a full year before earning their license at 16 and a half-years-old at the earliest.
In Elyria a sweet birthday for Farley
Farley, a Lorain County Prosecutor's Office facility dog, poses April 22 in front of a pair of birthday cakes, one for him and one for his human friends. The cakes were part of his 3rd birthday celebration in Elyria.