Lakewood OH


Officers justified in lethal force, prosecutor says

Two Westlake police officers were legally justified in fatally shooting 26-year-old Devan T. Desnoyers as he made his getaway after robbing a CVS Pharmacy Oct. 10, the Cuyahoga County prosecutor’s office said.

North Olmsted firefighters turn into Santas after garage fire

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted After dousing a Dec. 14 fire which totaled a Wellesley Avenue family’s garage, a group of North Olmsted firefighters took off their fire gear and became Santa Clauses. Because of the severity of the fire, the vast majority of the family Christmas presents were destroyed in the blaze. After learning […]

Koomar takes oath of office as Bay mayor

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village For new Bay Village Mayor Paul Koomar, Sunday’s swearing-in ceremony in the City Council Chambers was an event he never expected to be taking part in when he entered public service. “No, not at all,” he said, when asked if he ever expected or wanted to become mayor after he […]

Planning commission OKs preliminary zoning plans for Rockcliff development

By Sue Botos Rocky River Developers of a proposed townhome project on Rockcliff Drive are hoping to give an “edge” to a boundary of the city bordering the Cleveland Metroparks. “This land sits right on the edge of the (Rocky) river. It’s an incredible site,” developer Dave Maddux of Arcus Group told the city planning […]