Lorain Teens in Critical Condition after Crash/More Storms on the Way/Threat Against Senator Boehner

Lorain Teens in Critical Condition after Crash/More Storms on the Way/Threat Against Senator Boehner

Two Lorain teens are in critical condition after a serious car accident on Kansas Ave. early Monday morning. Police got the call around 12:42 a.m. According to the investigation a Honda was traveling northbound on Kansas Ave. at a high rate speed when the driver lost control crossing some railroad tracks. Once across the tracks, the car traveled off the road right and collided with a utility pole.The car kept going crossed back across the road and traveled through several front yards hit a truck and ran into a house located at 436 Kansas Avenue.The driver was identified as 17-year-old Zach Goodin. He was taken to Mercy Regional Medical Center then flown to Metro Health in critical condition. The passenger, Cameron Friend, also 17 of Lorain was flown to Metro as well in very critical condition.Police said alcohol or drugs do not appear to be a factor in the crash.

Our weather pattern remains unsettled over the next couple of days.  A disturbance later today will kick off a few showers and storms in the afternoon.   We will see some sunshine today and southerly breezes will help propel temperatures into the low 80s. Expect a humid Monday night with a few showers and storms as lows dip into the mid to upper 60s.  An increased risk of storms on Tuesday occurs with another system before a cold front rolls through Tuesday evening making for a quiet and cooler Wednesday.

CINCINNATI (AP) - A former Cincinnati-area bartender who said he heard the devil's voice telling him that House Speaker John Boehner was evil is set to go on trial Monday in federal court on charges he threatened to kill the Republican lawmaker. Michael Hoyt has pleaded not guilty to a charge of threatening to kill a government official. He is scheduled for a nonjury trial in U.S. District Court in Cincinnati. Authorities have said in court documents that he threatened to kill Boehner with a gun or by poisoning his drink. Court documents also indicate that Hoyt, of the Cincinnati suburb of Deer Park, has a history of mental illness. But Judge Timothy Black in April ruled that Hoyt was competent to stand trial, based on a report from a medical facility where Hoyt was sent for evaluation and treatment. Hoyt's attorneys have said they plan to argue he was insane at the time of the alleged crime. He could be sentenced to up to 10 years in prison if found guilty. Hoyt was indicted in January. A separate criminal complaint filed in November 2014 said he was fired last fall from a suburban country club where Boehner is a member. Authorities say Hoyt said he began hearing the devil's voice after his firing, telling him Boehner was evil.

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Julia Tullos