July 26, 2014

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Second man indicted in home invasion

ELYRIA — The second of two men charged in connection with a Lorain apartment invasion and sexual assault in July has been indicted by a county grand jury. Kenneth Sturgill, 26, is charged with two counts each of kidnapping, felonious assault, aggravated burglary and aggravated robbery. He also is charged with three counts of rape. Read More…

Community center goes house hunting

Group helps condemned South Lorain institution move quickly Any eviction notice is a hardship. But the one received by the Coalition for South Lorain on Aug. 13 was especially so. JASON MILLER / CHRONICLE Teacher Kim Aliff leads a group of 10- to 12-year-olds through a Columbus Day lesson as part of the Boys and Read More…

Blotter for Wellington & Oberlin: October 10, 2007

Oberlin police Wednesday, Oct. 3 10:37 a.m. — 40 E. College St., fraudulent check involving $5,000. 4:40 p.m. – 23 W. College St., 17-year-old girl accused of taking a soft drink from Gibson’s Food Mart & Bakery; police released her to her mother. Friday, Oct. 5 12:07 a.m. — North Pleasant Street near Oberlin High Read More…

District, union strike a deal

WELLINGTON — After four hot hours spent hunched over the bargaining table Tuesday, administrators and teachers were able to shake hands on a possible contract and head off what had looked like an impending strike. The negotiating teams, set up in different rooms at Wellington Town Hall, sent a federal negotiator back and forth with Read More…

Under the radar no more

Indians take center stage after win in N.Y. The Cleveland Indians turned the House That Ruth Built into the world’s largest outdoor funeral parlor. Now, they’ll turn their attention to Fenway Park. After slaying the vaunted New York Yankees in four games — and realizing the worst nightmares of major network executives — the Tribe Read More…

Vermilion officials puzzle over Sunday’s crepe caper

VERMILION — The Vermilion police are looking into whether a pair of suspicious-looking French pastries left outside the mayor’s office in September should be considered threats. The crepe caper began Sept. 30 when a resident reported seeing two suspicious packages outside the mayor’s office on Liberty Avenue and called police. JASON MILLER / CHRONICLE Peanut Read More…

Diesel leak snarls highway for hours

A punctured gas tank on a tractor-trailer created traffic havoc for hours — forcing the westbound lanes of state Route 10 near state Route 83 to be shut down.Traffic backed up for as much or eight miles, and the lanes were closed from 3 p.m. through late Tuesday night. STEVE MANHEIM / CHRONICLE This truck Read More…