February 10, 2016


Toddler’s death from malnutrition investigated

VERMILION — The Erie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of an 18-month-old child who died from malnourishment. The 18-month-old, Isaac Brothers-Bartholomew, found unresponsive at his home at 8108 Risden Road, and was transferred to Mercy Regional Medical Center at 7:13 p.m. Nov. 6, but a paramedic said he was dead when they arrived. Read More…

Man shoots, kills alleged burglar

ELYRIA — A homeowner shot and killed a man he and his wife say broke into their Water Street home early Friday. Police said the home at 112 Water St. was burglarized Thursday night, and the homeowner, Jack Dillon, was sleeping downstairs Friday on the couch with a gun nearby when the alleged burglar entered Read More…

Paul Ryan visits Baldwin Wallace University

Republican vice presidential candidate U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan makes a campaign stop at Baldwin Wallace University on Wednesday. He is flanked by Condoleezza Rice, former secretary of state, and U.S. Sen. Rob Portman of Cincinnati. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY BRUCE BISHOP)

BEREA — A noticeably younger crowd filled the Lou Higgins Center on Wednesday at Baldwin Wallace University as Republican vice presidential candidate U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan addressed supporters. Ryan spoke at the Westlake Recreation Center last month to thousands of Ohioans, many of whom were older voters. The stop was one of many Ohio visits, Read More…

Man arrested for grabbing woman’s butt at Lorain Wendy’s

Craig Jackson

LORAIN — A woman reported that a man, who she believed was homeless, grabbed her butt at Wendy’s after she gave him $1 and some coupons. The woman told police she was in line at Wendy’s, located at 1410 Colorado Ave., Lorain, at 8:30 p.m. Friday when a man standing behind her, who smelled of Read More…

GOP’s Paul Ryan in Westlake as Democrats convene in Charlotte

Republican vice presidential candidate U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin speaks Tuesday before a crowd in Westlake. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY BRUCE BISHOP)

WESTLAKE — Vice Presidential hopeful Paul Ryan said he and Mitt Romney will lower tax rates for small businesses and allow people to keep money “in their pockets.” “Our rights come from nature and God and not from government,” he said Tuesday afternoon at the Westlake Recreation Center to cheers and chants from the audience. Read More…