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  1. Lorain man arrested in Elyria home invasion on Rhode Island RoadFri, 20 Oct 2017 15:06:00 -0400
    Elyria police have made an arrest in the Rhode Island Road home invasion that occurred Oct. 15, according to Elyria police Capt. Christopher Costantino. Christopher D. Chapman, 30, of Lorain was arrested on charges of kidnapping, aggravated burglary and having weapons under disability Oct. 19 at Lorain County Adult Parole, Costantino said. More...
  2. Julene Simko guilty of murdering her husband in 2009 in VermilionFri, 20 Oct 2017 10:51:48 -0400
    After nearly eight years of her case in the judicial system, Julene M. Simko was convicted Oct. 20 of murdering her husband while he slept in their Vermilion home.Simko, 39, was found guilty by Lorain County Common Pleas Judge Mark A. More...
  3. Parole board rejects condemned Ohio inmate's mercy requestFri, 20 Oct 2017 14:51:42 -0400
    COLUMBUS >> The Ohio Parole Board on Friday rejected a request for mercy from a condemned inmate who argues he had such a bad childhood and is in such poor health that he should be spared from execution next month.> The Ohio Parole Board on Friday rejected a request for mercy from a condemned inmate who argues he had such a bad childhood and is in such poor health that he should be spared from execution next month. The Ohio Parole Board on Friday rejected a request for mercy from a condemned inmate who argues he had such a bad childhood and is in such poor health that he should be spared from execution next month.The board's 11-1 decision came in the case of Alva Campbell, set to die by lethal injection on Nov. More...
  4. Stolen Kia Soul rams Avon police cruisers, authorities sayFri, 20 Oct 2017 12:20:25 -0400
    Police are searching for two suspects who rammed a stolen vehicle into Avon police cars at 7:10 p.m. Oct. 17, at the Get-Go on 33501 Just Imagine Drive.Officers went to the Get-Go in response to a stolen Biege Kia Soul that had been pursued by Elyria police until they reached I-90, according to an Avon Police Department report. More...
  5. Toledo city councilman arrested, charged with assaultFri, 20 Oct 2017 08:48:19 -0400
    TOLEDO, Ohio >> An Ohio city councilman running for re-election has been arrested following a confrontation with a local activist.> An Ohio city councilman running for re-election has been arrested following a confrontation with a local activist. An Ohio city councilman running for re-election has been arrested following a confrontation with a local activist.Social media posts indicate the confrontation happened during a candidate talent show Thursday night at a bar in Toledo.Thirty-three-year-old Julian Mack alleges 68-year-old Toledo City Councilman Larry Sykes punched him and grabbed him by the neck after the two exchanged words. More...
  6. Maple Heights man indicted in charity scam involving 5 NFL playersFri, 20 Oct 2017 08:34:17 -0400
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. >> An Ohio man is facing charges alleging he defrauded five NFL players in a charity scam.> An Ohio man is facing charges alleging he defrauded five NFL players in a charity scam. An Ohio man is facing charges alleging he defrauded five NFL players in a charity scam.Thirty-eight-year-old Camario Richardson, of Maple Heights, was arrested Friday in Ohio on a five-count indictment. Prosecutors allege he claimed to have contacts with Nike and agreed to deliver merchandise to the players for charity events. More...
  7. Elyria child rapist appeals sentenceThu, 19 Oct 2017 18:30:38 -0400
    Convicted child rapist Heather Koon is appealing her sentence of life in prison without parole.Koon, 29, of Elyria, pleaded guilty to four counts of rape, kidnapping and pandering obscenity involving a minor for the four victims at ABC Kidz Day Care, and illegal use of a minor in a nudity oriented material or performance for a fifth victim, and two counts of illegal use of a minor in a nudity-oriented material or performance for a sixth victim for raping children younger than the age of three and sending videos of the crimes to her boyfriend James Osborne, 38, of Elyria. More...
  8. Westlake woman pleads guilty to Lorain toddler's death, gets 22 years in prisonThu, 19 Oct 2017 17:50:46 -0400
    Convicted baby killer Summer Shalodi barely lifted her eyes from the table Oct. 19 before she was sentenced to 22 years in prison.The punishment came as the result of a plea deal between prosecutors and Shalodi, 32, of Westlake, who was scheduled to stand trial in the More...
  9. Ex-boxer gets probation for fatal shooting after Cleveland bus disputeThu, 19 Oct 2017 15:54:00 -0400
    CLEVELAND >> A former professional boxer who once fought heavyweight Mike Tyson has received probation after a fatal shooting that happened when bus passengers in Cleveland challenged him to a fistfight and then followed him off the bus.> A former professional boxer who once fought heavyweight Mike Tyson has received probation after a fatal shooting that happened when bus passengers in Cleveland challenged him to a fistfight and then followed him off the bus. A former professional boxer who once fought heavyweight Mike Tyson has received probation after a fatal shooting that happened when bus passengers in Cleveland challenged him to a fistfight and then followed him off the bus.Sixty-three-year-old Abdul Rahman was sentenced Wednesday in Cleveland after pleading guilty last month to having a weapon as a convicted felon. More...
  10. Ohio men help stop teen suspected in ex-girlfriend stabbingThu, 19 Oct 2017 14:43:00 -0400
    WHITEHALL >> Three men are being credited for helping stop a 16-year-old boy suspected of stabbing his ex-girlfriend more than 20 times in Ohio.> Three men are being credited for helping stop a 16-year-old boy suspected of stabbing his ex-girlfriend more than 20 times in Ohio. Three men are being credited for helping stop a 16-year-old boy suspected of stabbing his ex-girlfriend more than 20 times in Ohio.Scott Bryant and Kenneth Kosobud tell the Columbus Dispatch they were driving home from work in Whitehall around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday when they saw their neighbor chasing the boy. More...
Home Security Tips and Crime Prevention
  1. For two years, William Golden burglarized several homes a week In Memphis Tenn. He could commit a burglary in just a few minutes.He now gives Home Security Tips to help people not become victims. He wSat, 02 Sep 2017 09:14:12 EST
    For two years, William Golden burglarized several homes a week In Memphis Tenn. He could commit a burglary in just a few minutes.He now gives Home Security Tips to help people not become victims. He w More...
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  2. Change Your Locks if You lose Your KeysFri, 01 Sep 2017 21:14:37 EST
    For good home security and to keep your family safe, you need to change your locks immediately after losing your keys. More...
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  3. When a Stranger KnocksWed, 09 Aug 2017 10:27:18 EST
    So, you hear a knock at the door. You open the door and see who it is right? WRONG. More...
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  4. Crime Victims and PTSDTue, 08 Aug 2017 07:06:40 EST
    Crime victims can get PTSD. More...
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  5. What's the profile for a home invasion criminal? You just never know.Tue, 18 Jul 2017 19:00:03 EST
    Essex, NJ NJ.comPosted on 6/22/2017 8:08 AM "Four People Now Face Home Invasion Charges Following Incident at Odin Home The other three charged are female juveniles. More...
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  6. Don't listen to cops, until you see their badges.Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:22:11 EST
    2 men impersonated police officers to do a home invasion More...
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  7. A New Kind of RecyclingThu, 22 Jun 2017 07:04:05 EST
    Your personal information can be obtained and recycled into cash. More...
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