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2 hrs ago | The Chronicle-Telegram

Male body found at Lorain County Landfill

Vehicles parked in the back area at the Lorain County Landfill where a body of a male was located Tuesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Oberlin, OH

2 hrs ago | Sandusky Register

Man's body found in Lorain County landfill

Lorain County deputies and the Lorain County coroner have been at the landfill for about two hours, according to the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram.

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Related Topix: Elyria, OH

5 hrs ago | The Chronicle-Telegram

Veterans advocate cited for marijuana possession

Don Attie, a member of Lorain County Veterans Service Commission, is due in Avon Lake Municipal Court today after being cited for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia in May. Lorain County Metro Parks Ranger Capt.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana

9 hrs ago | The Chronicle-Telegram

Walk to fight heroin addiction planned in North Ridgeville

NORTH RIDGEVILLE - When Serena Johnson and other members of the Lorain County Walkers for Wellness group tried to spark interest in a walk to draw attention to the deadly epidemic of heroin addiction last year, they were sorely disappointed.

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Related Topix: North Ridgeville, OH, Vermilion, OH

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Cleveland.com

Avon Lake renews health contract with the City of Lorain

Mayor Greg Zilka talked about the services outlined in the City of Lorain Health Department contract.

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Related Topix: Avon Lake, OH, Lorain, OH

Cleveland.com

North Ridgeville group donates money to park

The North Ridgeville Friends of the Park donated $3,482 to Sandy Ridge Reservation of the Lorain County Metro Parks on July 19. The money will be used to provide and educational experiences upgrades at Sandy Ridge Reservation at 6195 Otten Road.

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Related Topix: North Ridgeville, OH

The Chronicle-Telegram

Columbia man charged with punching deputy

Police said a man who was causing a disturbance on a four-wheeler Sunday morning later punched a sheriff's deputy.

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The Chronicle-Telegram

Dredging a potential solution at Lorain's flood-prone Martin's Run

LORAIN - Standing on Whispering Pines Place on a sunny Tuesday, it was hard to imagine that residents were waist deep in water two months earlier.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Weather, Lorain, OH, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The Chronicle-Telegram

Ronald R. Alexander

Ronald R. Alexander, 78, of Elyria, passed away Sunday morning, July 20, 2014 at St Joseph New Life Residential Center in Lorain, following a lengthy illness.

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Related Topix: Elyria, OH, Lorain, OH

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Norwalk Reflector

Woman killed in alcohol-related crash

The Elyria post of the state Highway Patrol is investigating a one-vehicle fatal crash that took place at 2:02 a.m. Saturday in Lorain County's Grafton Township.

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Related Topix: Elyria, OH, Medina, OH

The Chronicle-Telegram

Gerald L. "Jerry" Perry

Gerald L. "Jerry" Perry, 70, of New Russia Township, died Thursday, July 17, 2014 at his home, surrounded by his family.

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Related Topix: Amherst, OH

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Chronicle-Telegram

Hot Stove baseball: Columbia will face South Amherst in Class F state tourney

NORTH RIDGEVILLE - The rematch is set in Class F of the Hot Stove state tournament.

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Related Topix: South Amherst, OH, North Ridgeville, OH

The Chronicle-Telegram

BLOTTER: July 19, 2014

Thursday, July 17 3:20 p.m. - 1000 block Chestnut Commons, Wal-Mart, Nicholas Dial, 21, 4000 block Hollyview Drive, Vermilion, was arrested for theft after a loss-prevention officer observed him in the sporting goods section taking fishing items and concealing them in his pocket.

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Related Topix: Vermilion, OH

The Chronicle-Telegram

After local death from caffeine overdose, FDA issues warning

The Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers to avoid pure powdered caffeine sold on the Internet after the death of a LaGrange teen.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Lagrange, OH, Family, Teenagers

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Chronicle-Telegram

Prosecutors appeal judge's DUI decision

Prosecutors on Thursday appealed a decision by Lorain County Common Pleas Judge John Miraldi to throw out a specification that would have led to additional mandatory prison time for a repeat DUI offender facing a felony drunken driving charge.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Cleveland.com

Man passed out in apartment lobby found to be in possession of drugs: Olmsted Falls police blotter

Suspicion, Oxford Park Lane and Adele Lane: An Olmsted Township police officer witnessed a man apparently trying to lure a child into a charcoal-colored Ford Explorer on July 10. The suspect was white and in his late twenties or early thirties, and had black hair and blue eyes.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Olmsted Falls, OH

The Chronicle-Telegram

Lorain County Metro Parks to ask for 10-year renewal levy

AMHERST - The Lorain County Metro Parks board will seek additional money from voters in November.

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The Chronicle-Telegram

Elyria, Keystone teachers file unfair labor practice charges

A labor relations consultant's extensive personal vacation time is being blamed for holding up contract talks between teachers and officials at two local districts.

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Related Topix: Elyria, OH, Wellington, OH

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Norwalk Reflector

Pickup truck crashes into house

The Elyria post of the state Highway Patrol is currently investigating an injury crash that occurred this morning at 7:35 a.m. today on Ohio 57 near Waterfall Drive in Lorain County's Carlisle Township.

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Related Topix: Elyria, OH

Cleveland.com

Coroner: Dead man found in vacant Lorain apartment was squatting for a month

A man found by a group of children in a vacant apartment above a shuttered bar had been dead for at least a day, Lorain County Coroner Stephen Evans said.

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Related Topix: Lorain, OH

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