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3 hrs ago | Norwalk Reflector

Neighbor says defendant is helpful, good person

Busek, 58, of 16-C E. Main St., Wakeman, was referring to a July 27 traffic stop at the intersection of U.S. 20 and Ohio 60 just inside the Huron County line.

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Related Topix: Wakeman, OH, Huron County, OH, Collins, OH, Drugs

14 hrs ago | The Chronicle-Telegram

Lorain man gets six years in drug bust

A Lorain man arrested in November as part of a countywide crackdown on heroin in the aftermath of a string of overdoses was sentenced Wednesday to six years in prison.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Lorain, OH, Elyria, OH

14 hrs ago | The Chronicle-Telegram

Man sentenced for trying to bribe jail guard

Maurice Palmer was sentenced Monday to two years in prison for trying to bribe a Lorain County Jail guard to smuggle marijuana into the jail.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Lorain, OH

16 hrs ago | The Chronicle-Telegram

North Ridgeville's man alleged threat against school wasn't first incident

A North Ridgeville man arrested March 21 for threatening violence at North Ridgeville High School via his Instagram account was expelled during his senior year for a similar threat, court records show.

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Related Topix: North Ridgeville, OH

19 hrs ago | The Chronicle-Telegram

County restructures troubled Crime Lab

ELYRIA - Lorain County Crime Lab Director Emmanuel de Leon was hired permanently as part of a restructuring plan approved Wednesday by the county commissioners.

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Related Topix: Elyria, OH

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Cleveland.com

Northeast Ohio lawmakers call for Lake Erie economic and tourism plan

Two Northeast Ohio lawmakers have introduced legislation to require the state and local colleges to develop an economic development and tourism plan around Lake Erie.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Elyria, OH

The Chronicle-Telegram

Woman gets probation in drug case

ELYRIA - An Elyria woman was sentenced Monday to three years of probation for her involvement in a lab that cooked the hallucinogen dimethyltryptamine, better known as DMT.

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Related Topix: Elyria, OH

The Columbus Dispatch

Education Insider: Gahanna school chief staying put

The company helping Pickerington schools find a new superintendent reached out to candidates it thought could best lead the district.

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Related Topix: Gahanna, OH, Pickerington, OH, Columbus, OH, Wellington, OH

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Chronicle-Telegram

State attorney general, other officials discuss heroin epidemic

ELYRIA - Heroin, an epidemic that has been spreading across the country, seems to have had a devastating effect on Lorain County, so much so that it's caught the attention of Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Elyria, OH, Family, Teenagers, Lorain, OH

The Chronicle-Telegram

LCCC receives $662,000 state grant for lighting

ELYRIA - The campus of Lorain County Community College will be a lot brighter and more cost-efficient due to substantial upgrades in lighting fixtures and related equipment.

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Related Topix: Elyria, OH, Lorain, OH

The Chronicle-Telegram

Okey Stout

Okey Stout, 81, of Grafton, passed away Monday, April 21, 2014, in University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center.

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Related Topix: Grafton, OH, Elyria, OH

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Chronicle-Telegram

BLOTTER: April 21, 2014

Lorain police Saturday, April 19 10:50 a.m. - 800 block W. 18th St., a man who police said had a swollen lip and swelling under his right eye, said his ex-girlfriend punched him in the mouth when he left her home after an argument.

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Related Topix: Lorain, OH

The Chronicle-Telegram

Goodwill leader responds to claims

The head of Goodwill Industries of Lorain County said he hopes the organization's reputation won't be tarnished by allegations that Goodwill employees were stealing donations.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Norwalk Reflector

Rapist pleads guilty to address violation

Former Norwalk resident Joshua D. Baldwin, 25, now of Lorain, was convicted of an amended charge which was lowered from a third-degree to a fourth-degree felony.

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Related Topix: Norwalk, OH, Lorain, OH, Huron County, OH

The Chronicle-Telegram

Robert D. Kozloski

Robert D. Kozloski, 73, of Elyria, passed away at his residence Friday, April 18, 2014, following an 18 month illness.

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Related Topix: Elyria, OH, Lorain, OH

The Chronicle-Telegram

ROUNDUP: April 20, 2014

The Sheffield Lake Fire Department received a call at 8:32 p.m. Friday regarding smoke inside a house at 4523 Lake Road.

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Related Topix: Sheffield Lake, OH, Fire, Education Etc., Lakewood, OH, Rocky River, OH

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Chronicle-Telegram

15 percent in county 'food insecure'

A study released Friday confirms what many food banks in Lorain County already know: At least 15 percent of those living in the county are "food insecure."

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Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Grafton, OH

Fri Apr 18, 2014

WKYC-TV Cleveland

Sheffield Lake meth lab bust is first of its kind in Ohio

A "thionyl method" methamphetamine lab -- the first of its kind in Ohio -- has been discovered in a lavish lakefront home in Sheffield Lake.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Sheffield Lake, OH

The Chronicle-Telegram

Lorain County residents can have documents destroyed at shred day

A shred day and food drive will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday in the Collection Center parking lot, 540 S. Abbe Road, Elyria.

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Related Topix: Elyria, OH

The Chronicle-Telegram

Lorain Police: Assault victim may be meeting alleged attacker

LORAIN - A 17-year-old Lorain boy who police said was sexually assaulted two years ago may have been meeting with and texting his alleged attacker as recently as last fall, police said.

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