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Woman’s body found inside burning Elyria garage

ELYRIA, Ohio – Elyria first responders were called to a fire inside garage on Sunday and discovered the body of a woman inside.The fire broke out just after 2 p.m. at 246 5th Street. The body of 46-year-old Octavia Garza of Lorain was discovered shortly after that.Investigators were still on scene S

CLEVELAND NEWS - FOX 8 - 2018-06-18 02:56:18

Coroner identifies body found in Elyria

According to Lorain County Coroner Dr. Stephen Evans, Octavia Garza, 46, of Lorain, was discovered about 3 p.m. after Elyria police and firefighters responded to a fire inside of a garage.

MORNING JOURNAL - 2018-06-18 05:13:27

Coyotes in Northeast Ohio: Hiding in plain sight

Black bears creeping into backyards and residential settings may have garnered their fair share of attention recently, but local wildlife experts say a much smaller, wily predator has always been present in the state of Ohio — the coyote.

MORNING JOURNAL - 2018-06-17 23:11:51

Wallet Stolen From Crocker Park Shopper

WESTLAKE, OH — Police were called to Nordstrom Rack at Crocker Park for reports of a stolen wallet on June 7. The victim told officers that she had been walking around the store with her purse slung over the handle of a stroller. Before she left the store, she noticed that her wallet was missing fro

PATCH - 2018-06-17 14:47:50

Phone lines are down for Avon police department

Phone and Internet services for the Avon Police Department are currently down.Anyone with and emergency should call 911.For non-emergency calls, contact the Avon Lake PD at 440-933-4567.Avon officials are working to fix the problem.There is not an estimated time when it will be prepared.

WKYC - 2018-06-17 20:25:34

200 Arrests, Cocaine Seized During Cleveland Police Operation

"This operation embodies the best of Project Safe Neighborhoods – working with federal and state agencies and local police to tailor a strategy that makes the most sense for specific areas," d U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio Justin E. Herdman said. "This operation got a lot of danger

PATCH - 2018-06-17 14:57:06

Analysis | A complete guide to Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s surprise joint album ‘Everything is Love’

Beyoncé and Jay-Z perform in Cleveland, Ohio, in November 2016. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty)

WASHINGTON POST - 2018-06-17 16:10:00

Father-daughter dance encourages positive relationships

Complete with Founder Aric Bowens arriving in a horse drawn carriage, the evening was themed “A Royal Affair.” Guests had the opportunity to enjoy music and dancing, and the chance to win a number of prizes.

MORNING JOURNAL - 2018-06-17 01:58:17

Lorain International Festival ready to shine

The Puerto Rican community will have a prominent presence among the food booths, said Ben Davey, president of the Lorain International Association.

MORNING JOURNAL - 2018-06-16 21:52:41

Defending Spellebrate Lorain County champions to return for this year’s event

Spellebrate Lorain County: A Night at the Bee Fundraiser will take place at 6 p.m. on June 21, to support Lorain County Volunteer Connection, the release said.

MORNING JOURNAL - 2018-06-16 22:39:20

Lorain High Marching Band practices for national parade

Jason Martez, 15, practices the clarinet ahead of the National Puerto Rican People’s Parade,Zach Srnis — The Morning Journal


Lorain County officials protest change of county government petition

“The proposed charter does not satisfy the legal requirements to appear on the ballot,” and it must be withheld from the ballot, the protest said.


2 people injured in roll-over crash in Columbia Township

His passenger, 18-year-old Michaela Burgess of Olmsted Falls, was taken to Southwest General.


Lorain Schools’ Alumni Association announces inaugural class of distinguished alumni

The Alumni Association, which started in 2017, announced the first round of honorees from Admiral King High, Lorain High, Southview High, Lorain Catholic High and St. Mary’s High schools.

MORNING JOURNAL - 2018-06-16 22:09:58

North Olmsted police arrest man caught with mason jars filled with marijuana

CUYAHOGA-COUNTYPhoto: North Olmsted Police DepartmentNorth Olmsted police arrest man caught with mason jars filled with marijuanaPhillip Rodgers has been charged with driving under suspension, trafficking in drugs, and possession of criminal tools.


Lorain school CEO Hardy recaps school year, points to future

However, there still is much work to be done as Lorain City Schools administrators, teachers, scholars and parents attempt to leave behind the state’s “academic distress” rating.


Lakefront Mansion Has Tiki Bar, Pier In Avon Lake

AVON LAKE, OH — A lakefront mansion on Lake Road is now for sale for $2.85 million. The massive home has views of both Lake Erie and the Cleveland skyline and comes with its own boathouse, tiki bar and pier.

PATCH - 2018-06-16 15:10:10

Oberlin’s Juneteenth celebration kicks off with community cookout

Juneteenth, an annual celebration dating back to 1865, symbolizes the end of slavery with roots in Texas. In recent years, the celebration has branched out to celebrate black history, culture, freedom and achievement. It was on June 19, 1865, when Union soldiers under the command of Major General Go


PART TWO: Behind The Scenes With The Lorain County Nightmares Of The PAFL

ELYRIA, OHIO–The Lorain County Nightmares are a non-profit, AAA football team located in the heart of northeast Ohio. The organization began in 2012 with owners Vaughn Sprinkle, an alumnus of Heidelberg University, and Mitch Tulk and Sonny Hazelwood, former all-American selections at Baldwin Wallace


Ex-Brown Kellen Winslow Jr. pleads not guilty to rape; family releases statement

VISTA, Calif. — Former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. has been jailed without bail after pleading not guilty tomultiple counts of kidnapping, rape and other charges.