More details on Monday’s Elyria Murder/Suicide suspect
Police in Elyria say, the man who shot and killed his live-in girlfriend late Sunday-night did so in front of her two teenage daughters. Keisha Betton was 40 years-old. 42 year-old Leonzo Bufford shot and killed himself after shooting two other people in South Euclid, then leading police on a chase into Cleveland. According to Elyria Police, Bufford was updating the woman’s Facebook page after the shooting, prior to killing himself.
Monday Fire in Milan causes $150,000 in Damage, No Injuries
No one was injured in a house fire on 307 South Main Street in Milan on Monday afternoon, but nearly $150,000 in damage was done to the home. Milan Township Fire Chief Brian Rospert told the Norwalk Reflector that the fire was caused by the ‘careless smoking’ of a construction worker, who was on the roof.
Prayer Vigil in Elyria tonight for Shooting-Victim
A prayer vigil will be held tonight for another shooting-victim. 26 year-old Steven Dukes was found shot to death outside his Sheffield Village apartment last Friday. So far, no arrests have been made, and police have not released a possible motive. Tonight’s vigil will be held at 6 on Ely Square in downtown Elyria, Dukes’ hometown.
Ohio State Fair draws over 900,000 this year
The numbers are in, and they show, more than 920,000 people passed through the gates of this year’s State Fair in Columbus, the second most since the fair was scaled back to 12 days in 2004.
Area Girl Students participating in Science event this Week
24 female seventh-graders from northeast Ohio, including students from Norwalk and Elyria, are taking part this week in the ‘Activating and Energizing Girls in Science’ project in Valley View and Independence. The students will be involved in building what’s called an ‘energy bike’ and will also have a chance to interact and learn from women in science-related careers, during the ‘Women in Science Panel Discussion’. The event runs through Wednesday.
Erie County Fair begins today
The Erie County Fair in Sandusky begins today, and runs through Sunday. Today’s highlights include the ‘Broken Horn Rodeo’ tonight at 7:30 pm in the Grandstand Arena, and earlier on today will be a classic car-truck-bike show in the Heritage Area at 4:00 pm, with various beautiful baby contests throughout the morning and afternoon. Kyle Knight from K-96 will be live on the air from the fair tonight from 3:00 to 7:00 pm.