Lorain County

ELYRIA, OH (WOIO) – The Toys R Us store across from Midway Mall in Elyria is set to close, along with more than 700 others across the country, as the big box retailer shuts its doors for good. That’s not good news for the area around Midway Mall, which has struggled in recent years with […]

LORAIN, OH (WOIO) – Northeast Ohio is one step closer to being home to multiple Meijer grocery stores. Demolition of the shuttered Super Kmart in Lorain is under way. Officials with the Grand Rapids, Mich.-based grocery chain told Cleveland 19 that the company plans to finalize the site plan and permits in the spring. According to Meijer […]

LORAIN, Ohio – Lorain residents and some city leaders say the removal of some 40 traffic lights is a risky way to save money and help the cash strapped city budget. The traffic light removal began after a study indicated the signals could be taken down without creating safety issues. The move to remove the […]

  ELYRIA, OH (WOIO) – Attention all job seekers…do not miss this fantastic opportunity to network with representatives from 40 Lorain County companies who are actively seeking new hires. The semi-annual Community Job Fair, hosted by Goodwill Industries of Lorain County, is coming up on Wednesday, October 22, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Midway […]

  The National Weather Service says its preliminary investigation has determined that a weak tornado touched down in Lorain County last night during severe storms. According to the NWS, the tornado touched down in Eaton Township on Butternut Ridge Road and tracked southeast across mostly farmland for about a mile.   READ MORE: WKYC.com Article […]

  LORAIN COUNTY, OH (WOIO) – The Avon Local School District has been informed by the Lorain County General Health District that there is a fourth confirmed case of Whooping Cough (Pertussis). News of the four cases was troubling to Jennifer Able of Lagrange. “Kind of scary,” says Able. She remembers her cousin having it […]

  ELYRIA, OH (WOIO) – Job seekers can meet prospective employers at the Lorain County Community College Career Fair from 12-3 p.m., Wednesday, April 9 in the Spitzer Conference Center. Dozens of area employers in a variety of fields including Allied Health and Nursing, will be there. Anyone planning on going to scope out new […]

ELYRIA, OH (WOIO) – A Lorain County Commissioner was bit by a dog during Wednesday morning’s meeting. Commissioner Ted Kalo was bit in the arm by the dog. His skin was not broken, but his suit was torn. The dog was at the meeting as part of a program with the Lorain County Dog Kennel. Each week, […]

GRAFTON TOWNSHIP, OH (WOIO) – A beautiful home on a quiet street is now the site of a gruesome murder scene. This, after a Lorain County Corrections Officer confessed to stabbing with wife to death early Thursday morning. William Dembie, 42, has been a Lorain County Corrections Officer since 1999. He worked at the Lorain County […]