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 […]

Rocky River, Fairview Park residents were all aboard holiday Meal Train

Rocky River/Fairview Park By Sue Botos and Kevin Kelley Members of the Rocky River and Fairview Park police, fire and service departments were able to get a taste of home while working during the week of Christmas thanks to residents handy in the kitchen, and several local businesses. “It was a great effort by all,” […]