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Victim of fatal Lorain fire identified
The fire was reported at 3:29 a.m. and had engulfed the first and second story of a Kentucky Avenue home by the time fire crews arrived, firefighters said.
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Marcus Anthony White
Marcus Anthony White, 15, beloved son of Marvin White and Theresa M. Penson White, died Thursday, March 6, 2014 at his residence.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Lorain native gets job on Channel 3 morning show
"I've always wanted to work in Cleveland," she said. "Ever since I started my journey in TV news, Cleveland was my ultimate goal.
Looking back: Aunt Jemima, rat hunt
A variety of legislative initiatives, some questionable, most unsuccessful; the local appearance of a famed breakfast-food matron; and plans for a massive rat hunt highlight today's look back at the News Journal's headlines of 25, 50, 75 and 100 years ago on this date.
Man who fled from police custody gets prison term
Defendant "known to be a serious heroin user" had put camouflage paint and mud on his face and attempt to hide in the woods, police say.
Velma R. Goodin-Thorpe
Velma R. Goodin-Thorpe , 67, of Elyria, passed away Monday, March 3, 2014, at New Life Hospice of St. Joseph in Lorain, following a short illness.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Man, 30, Accused of Raping 11-Year-Old Girl He Met on Facebook Is...
An Ohio man was arrested and charged earlier this week for allegedly raping an 11-year-old girl he met on Facebook.
Peepers wins Rotary speech contest: Everything Under the Sun
Megan Peepers of Avon Lake High School will represent the Avon-Avon Lake Rotary at a regional 4-Way Test Speech competition on March 13 in Lorain.
Elyria, Lorain tackling potholes as weather permits
With a gently used hot box and tons of cold patch, Elyria workers are tackling this year's scourge of potholes the only way they know how: one hole at a time.
Frank N. Szabo
Frank N. Szabo, 85, of Lorain, passed away in the early morning hours of Tuesday, March 4, 2014, from the lingering effects of Alzheimer's Disease, He was born in Lorain December 25, 1928 and remained a life-long resident of the city.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Fewer burglaries reported in '13
While violent crime increased slightly in Elyria and Lorain, burglaries dropped 30 percent in 2013 from 2012.
Gun rights activists test police on open carry laws
A movement to exercise gun rights has some cities taking extra precautions. If you watch the videos on You Tube you might understand why.
Pregnant woman accuses boyfriend of beating her
LORAIN - A Lorain man was charged with felony domestic violence after his pregnant girlfriend told police he was beating and threatening her.
After 38 years, blighted house to come down
LORAIN - In 1976 as the nation celebrated its bicentennial, Loraine Ritchey grew concerned about an abandoned, blighted house on her block.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Lorain man charged with raping 11-year-old he met via Facebook
Christopher Sims, 30, of Lorain was arrested at noon Tuesday at his home in the 400 block of Iowa Avenue.
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Lorain woman buys car with $12k of pot in spare
Dense Fog Advisory issued March 5 at 6:20AM EST expiring March 5 at 10:00AM EST in effect for: Brevard, Indian River, Okeechobee, Osceola, Saint Lucie LORAIN, Ohio - A woman found a surprise in the spare tire of a car she bought last August: eight pounds of pot.
PHOTO: Fligner's Supermarket in Lorain receives top honor
Nate Filler, right, CEO of Ohio Grocers Association, presents the association's Pinnacle Award to Kel Fligner, center, and Ben Fligner of Fligner's Market in Lorain Tuesday.
Lorain woman charged with filing false police report
LORAIN - A woman was charged with filing a false police report after she claimed that a Lorain police officer stole money from her, launching a three-month investigation.
Renada Irene Edwards
Renada Irene Edwards, 70, of Oberlin, passed away Monday, March 3, 2014 at New Life Hospice Center in Lorain, surrounded by her family.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Nina Ruth Eschke
Nina Ruth Eschke 95 years of age, and a resident of Elyria, passed away Sunday, March 2, 2014, at New Life Hospice Residential Center in Lorain.