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Two Lorain drug busts net five arrests

Five people were arrested as the result of two narcotics warrants being served in recent weeks in Lorain. According to Lorain narcotics Detective Chris Colon, the first warrant was served Sept. 12 at a home in the 1800 block of East 30th Street and netted the arrest of Cedric Walton, 23, of Lorain;

MORNING JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 04:00:00

Lorain teacher's memory to be honored at Party with a Purpose fundraiser

Anne Godlewski dreamed of a retirement filled with supplying rocking chairs and books for mothers and newborns. Though the Lorain kindergarten teacher died unexpectedly in February about a year shy of retirement, her family stoked the dream in her memory. "This is a good thing for Lorain," said Tom

MORNING JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 04:00:00

Lorain County Sheriff's Office searching for escaped jail inmate

ELYRIA, Ohio -- The Lorain County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man who escaped from a jail van Thursday morning. Desmond Ligon escaped at 9:18 a.m. from the Lorain County Community Based Correctional Facility (CBCF) van near the area of Middle Avenue and 3rd Street in Elyria, the sheriff's off

CLEVELAND.COM - 2017-09-21 23:05:59

Upcoming Charrettes to envision Lorain's future

The next round of Lorain Charrettes will ask community members to envision ways to make the city the "jewel of the North Coast." After a successful round of meetings in March 2017, the Lorain Historical Society will move forward with a new series of four charrettes meetings beginning on Sept. 26 to

MORNING JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 04:00:00

Lorain, Erie counties receive federal funds to prevent substance abuse

U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur, an Ohio Democrat, announced Sept. 21 that the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, as part of the Drug-Free Communities Program, will award just over $170,000 in funds to coalitions in Lorain and Erie counties that seek to prevent substance use among young peop

MORNING JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 04:00:00

Lorain Demo Board taking aim at dilapidated properties

The city of Lorain is finishing details on its legal process to condemn and demolish homes that have become public health nuisances. After a hiatus lasting months, the Lorain Demolition Board of Appeals reconvened Sept. 21 to examine conditions of the worst houses in town. In the past, the board met

MORNING JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 04:00:00

Highland Park-Hamilton intersection in Lorain closed for sewer work

The city of Lorain has announced the east intersection of Highland Park Boulevard and Hamilton Avenue is closed for sewer repair work. The intersection will remain closed until Sept. 26, according to a news release from the city. Local detours will be posted, the release said.Don't miss >> New homel

MORNING JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 04:00:00

Lorain County Community College hosting 'Legal Aid 101 and Housing Rights' events

Lorain County Community College's Women's Link and Second Chance will host "Legal Aid 101 and Housing Rights" events from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. on Sept. 28 in Room 201 of the Spitzer Conference Center and Oct. 4 at Lorain Learning Center at City Center. For more information, contact Julie Ford at 440-3

MORNING JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 04:00:00

NEXUS pipeline foes vow to continue fight

COLUMBUS - Only one regulatory hurdle remains for the NEXUS Gas Transmission pipeline, although activists say they plan to continue to fight the controversial project that will stretch across Ohio. The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency this week issued the project its required water quality certi

TOLEDO BLADE - 2017-09-22 21:22:28

Cuyahoga County medical examiner says remains found are human

Ohio medical examiner says remains found are human Eds: APNewsNow. CLEVELAND (AP) - An Ohio medical examiner says bones found in a bag in Cleveland are human. A spokesman says the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office is in the early stages of identifying the skull and portions of arms and legs

CHRONICLE-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-22 10:49:18

Ohio EPA grants certificate; NEXUS pipeline plan advances

The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency has granted NEXUS Gas Transmission a water-quality certificate. NEXUS needed the certificate before it could start building its $2.1 billion, 36-inch diameter natural gas pipeline that will start in Columbiana County and pass through about a dozen counties, i

CHRONICLE-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-22 08:06:33

Amherst man who shot at squirrels charged after bullet hits neighbor's home

AMHERST, Ohio- A man is facing charges after a bullet hit an Amherst home. Officers were called to a house on Beverly Drive on Sept. 6. A bullet from a .22 caliber rifle went through the outside wall and two more interior walls before ended up in the kitchen. No one was at home at the time. Police s

CLEVELAND NEWS - FOX 8 - 2017-09-22 16:02:15

Amherst man gets life sentence in child rape case

Jodi Weinberger The Chronicle-Telegram ELYRIA - A 73-year-old Amherst man was sentenced to life in prison Friday after a jury found him guilty of rape, gross sexual imposition and sexual battery. Gary May will be eligible for parole after 15 years are served. Prior to sentencing, May told Judge John

CHRONICLE-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-22 12:55:51

Amherst man with bad aim charged with criminal damaging

Jodi Weinberger The Chronicle-Telegram AMHERST - A bullet meant for a squirrel ended up going through an Amherst resident's home and piercing a plastic light switch, police say. Zbigniew Puza, 38, of Meadowview Drive, admitted to police he was shooting at squirrels "that were a nuisance to him on h

CHRONICLE-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-22 11:57:55

First day of fall will be hot, humid and hazy

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Today is the first day of fall -- but it's going to feel like the middle of summer! It will be hot, humid and hazy. And our spectacular summer-feel and sunshine continues this weekend. Woollybear Sunday in Vermilion looks sunny and warm, so make sure those woollybear costumes are

CLEVELAND NEWS - FOX 8 - 2017-09-22 10:19:58

Defense rests in Julene Simko case; closing arguments Tuesday

ELYRIA - Julene Simko did not take the stand in her murder trial, and no other witnesses were called by the defense Friday morning in Lorain County Common Pleas Court. A day after the prosecution rested its case, the defense did the same without calling any witnesses. Closing arguments are scheduled

CHRONICLE-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-22 09:58:39

Elyria vs. Euclid football: Lee runs wild for Panthers in win

Euclid's Ronald Lee ran for 309 yards and three touchdowns in the first half as the Panthers won, 54-28, on Sept. 22 at Euclid. Paul DiCicco - The News-Herald By Jay Kron, For The News-Herald If the Greater Cleveland Conference contest between Euclid and visiting Elyria on Sept. 22 was indeed the

NEWS-HERALD.COM - 2017-09-23 04:00:00

Area libraries forgiving student fines this month

WESTSHORE - Owe the library a fine? If you're 18 or younger, the library may waive that fine this month. To celebrate National Library Card Sign-Up Month, many area libraries are forgiving fines of library cards holders up to age 18 through September. Some restrictions apply, but library officials s

NORTHCOASTNOW.COM - 2017-09-22 13:14:49

MAn hospitalized after being shot in back in Elyria

The Chronicle-Telegram ELYRIA - A Cleveland Heights man was taken flown to a Cleveland hospital after he was shot in the back. Shortly after midnight Friday, Elyria police were called Fox Hill Lane for a report of five to seven shots fired, followed by a man banging on apartment doors yelling for he

CHRONICLE-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-23 03:09:43

'Hello Elyria': Elyria Catholic alum offers greetings from Anaheim during Indians game

Lisa Roberson The Chronicle-Telegram Sitting three rows behind the Cleveland Indians' dugout during Tuesday's game against the Los Angeles Angels, Del Hart said he knew it was the perfect place to pay homage to his hometown. The image of Hart, 66, holding a "Hello Elyria" sign while taking in the ga

CHRONICLE-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-22 08:51:26