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OVI suspect tests at three times the legal limit for alcohol: Westlake Police Blotter

WESTLAKE, Ohio – OVI: I-90 A caller at 2:15 a.m. on Nov. 20 reported that a black Kia was “all over the road” and tailgating on I-90 eastbound passing Crocker Road. Officers stopped the car as it entered Rocky River. While the woman driver searched for her purse for her license, an officer noticed it was sitting in a cup holder next to an open can of alcoholic tea, according to a police department press release.
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LCPH Inspections Cite OSCA “Tasty Things” As Critical Violation

Lorain County Public Health’s routine health inspections of Oberlin’s dining co-ops, conducted Nov. 15, cited food left out in the open — specifically granola, bread, and cookies — as a food safety hazard. This was cited as a critical violation in the Pyle Inn report, while it was just mentioned in the comments on the Harkness House report.

Ohio contractor fined for allegedly not protecting roofing employees from deadly fall hazards

The U.S Department of Labor said an Ohio contractor has been fined for not protecting their employees from deadly hazards. The Department of Labor said twice in six days federal safety inspectors observed a Middlefield roofing contractor exposing workers to deadly fall hazards at two separate job sites in Tallmadge and Columbia Station, continuing a […]
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Police: School bus driver drank vodka while driving students

MEDINA, Ohio — A school bus driver in Ohio is facing charges and was fired after police said he drove students while drunk. The Medina Police Department said in a news release that Herbert Ferguson was arrested on Nov. 30 after a random alcohol test administered after his morning bus route revealed he was drunk.

Columbiana Co. sheriff identifies homicide victim found Monday

The Columbiana Co. Sheriffs Department and Ohio BCI updated the investigation into a homicide at state Route 45 near state Route 11 southbound after a body was discovered at 6:27 am. Monday. According to Columbiana County Sheriff Brian McClaughlin, the homicide victim has been identified as Christina Atkinson, a 28-year-old...

Elyria police ask to borrow resident’s driveways

ELYRIA, Ohio (WOIO) - Elyria police are asking for residents to help catch speeders. Elyria Ward 1 City Councilman Andrew Lipian said police are welcoming residents to volunteer their driveways for use to catch drivers going over the speed limit. According to Councilman Lipian, if officers could park in certain...

Yellow Jackets sting Quakers at Ursprung Gym

BEREA, Ohio — The Wilmington College women’s basketball couldn’t overcome a poor shooting outing from beyond the three-point arc as Baldwin Wallace University defeated the Quakers 67-58 in an Ohio Athletic Conference game at Ursprung Gymnasium on Saturday. Wilmington made two more field goals (24-22) than BW...