August 22, 2014

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Browns’ rookie quarterback stresses he’s still learning

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BEREA — Brandon Weeden returned from a few days in Oklahoma with a live arm, fresh outlook and seven games left to show new CEO Joe Banner he should be the starting quarterback in 2013 and beyond. “I’m not a moron. I know I’ve got to play better,” Weeden said Wednesday. “And I’ve got to Read More…

VIDEOS: Man gets 7 years for deadly crash

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ELYRIA — Mark Ralich was sentenced to seven years in prison Wednesday after telling the family of 18-year-old Andrew “A.J.” Vincent that he was “truly sorry” for the crash that killed Vincent and injured two of his friends. “I wish I could go back honestly and switch places with him,” said Ralich, 23. “I wasn’t Read More…

All-star volleyball: East, North come out on top

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ELYRIA — The skies outside were cloudy but the stars were shining brilliantly Wednesday night at Elyria Catholic’s Coliseum in the annual Lorain County Volleyball Coaches Senior All-Star games. Forty of the premier players in the county were divided up as evenly as possible into four squads that played two three-game matches. Most of the Read More…

Various agencies were involved before 18-month-old’s death

VERMILION — The list of agencies involved with the Brothers-Bartholomew family continues to grow, and three of the children were provided services by Vermilion Schools, although Superintendent Phil Pempin said the children were not attending regular classes. The family is at the center of an Erie County Sheriff’s investigation after an initial autopsy of Adrienne Read More…

Elyria seeks to address health costs

ELYRIA — City employees saw their health insurance contribution increase earlier this year, but with claims reaching upward of $5.9 million this year, the city is looking for ways to cut health costs. In hopes of reining in those costs, the city has hired a new health benefits consultant who will analyze the city’s health Read More…

Chronicle toy collection starts early

ELYRIA — The Chronicle-Telegram’s Not-Forgotten Box officially kicks off next week, but that didn’t stop employees of the Lorain County Chamber of Commerce from dropping off gifts Wednesday. Chamber employees stopped in as soon as they saw the Christmas tree going up and the Not-Forgotten Box in its usual place in the lobby of the Read More…

Police log for Nov. 15, 2012

Elyria police Tuesday, Nov. 13 9:03 a.m. — 300 block Furnace St., theft of a bicycle parked in front of an apartment complex. The bike was a 26-inch blue Roadmaster. 10:30 a.m. — 300 block Louisiana Ave., a man reported that his window was shattered and two tires on his vehicle were punctured by an Read More…

Car occupants injured in drunken driving crash, police say

LORAIN — A Lorain woman who police believed was intoxicated was flown to the hospital early Wednesday and a passenger was hospitalized after a crash off Pearl Avenue. While patrolling the area of East 41st Street and Pearl Avenue around 1 a.m. Wednesday, an officer heard a loud horn going off and saw a 2005 Read More…

Police: Shooter reported near motel in Lorain

LORAIN — Police are investigating shots fired at Shoreway Motel on Monday. At 8:45 p.m. Monday, officers were sent to 3945 W. Erie Ave. for a man with a gun shooting at another man in front of the motel. Before officers arrived, the shooter reportedly ran north across West Erie Avenue and was last seen Read More…

Cleveland man arrested in Lorain burglary

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LORAIN — A Cleveland man was arrested Wednesday for an October burglary in Lorain after the homeowner came home to find him allegedly loading her flat-screen television into a stolen car. Police arrested Dwayne Taylor, 26, of Cleveland, on Wednesday and charged him with burglary and criminal damaging for a burglary reported Oct. 11. On Read More…