December 19, 2014

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Two Steubenville football players guilty of rape

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Two members of the high school football team that is the pride of Steubenville were found guilty Sunday of raping a drunken 16-year-old girl in a case that bitterly divided the Rust Belt city and led to accusations of a cover-up to protect the community’s athletes. Steubenville High School students Trent Read More…

Brian K. Gilbert

Brian K. Gilbert, 49, of Wellington, passed away Sunday, March 10, 2013, at Weber Health Care in Wellington, following a short illness. He was born April 9, 1963 in Glasgow, Montana, and was a Wellington resident for the past 18 years, coming from Cleveland. Brian attended Murray Ridge School. He is survived by his mother, Read More…

Ella M. Giles

Giles, Ella

Ella M. Giles, 71, of Toledo, died Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at Flower Hospital, Toledo, after a long illness. She was born June 8, 1941 in Norwood, Louisiana to Stafford and Alice (nee Mayhall) Stewart. She accepted Christ at an early age and became a member of Antioch Baptist Church. Ella was a 1960 graduate Read More…

Patricia D. McDougal

McDougal, Patricia photo 2013

Patricia D. “Patty” McDougal, 63, Elyria, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at EMH Healthcare, following a short illness. She was born July 30, 1949 in Beallsville, Ohio. Patty attended Murray Ridge School and was employed in the workshop. She was one of the original five students at MRS. She enjoyed sewing, bowling, dancing, Read More…

Carl E. Chapman, Sr.

Chapman, Carl

Carl E. Chapman, Sr., 71, of Elyria, passed away at EMH Healthcare Wednesday, March 13, 2013, following a lengthy illness. He was born May 19, 1941 in Chapmanville, West Virginia. Carl served in the United States Army from 1959 to 1962, stationed in Fort Campbell, Kentucky. He served in Southeast Asia and West Germany. Carl retired Read More…

Maynard C. Marquis

OBIT FLAG

Maynard C. Marquis, 88, of Henrietta Township, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2013, at his home, while under the care of Hospice of the Western Reserve. Mr. Marquis was born August 3, 1924 in Lorain County. He attended school in a one-room schoolhouse in the West Carlisle district for seven years. Maynard was a Chronicle-Telegram Read More…

Sandra A. Tusing

Sandra A. Tusing (nee Porter), 60, of Elyria, passed away Monday, March 11, 2013, at Lutheran Hospital in Cleveland, following a lengthy battle with Huntington’s Disease. She was born in Cleveland on September 7, 1952. Sandra was a homemaker who enjoyed trips to Hawaii, Akita dogs, horses, and all animals. Survivors include her loving husband Read More…

Spiritual building

When an Elyria congregation raised money to renovate its church, the generosity grew beyond its doorstep Read More…

Alleged threat over speaker phone leads to arrest

ELYRIA — Police arrested a 37-year-old Cleveland man for threatening a Lorain woman who accused him of aggravated burglary by luring him to a public parking lot, hiding in the woman’s vehicle and listening to the man threaten to keep her from testifying. Andre Mathews, 38, was arrested near the West Avenue Taco Bell shortly Read More…

BLOTTER: March 17, 2013

Elyria police Friday, March 15 7:14 a.m. — 800 block Lorain Blvd., Darnell M. Nelson, 45, of Norwalk, charged with theft, resisting arrest and obstructing official business. 3:35 p.m. — 4900 block Midway Mall, Robert Pickworth, 26, of Wellington, charged with theft-shoplifting. 5:16 p.m. — 100 block Market Drive, Jeffrey Anderson, 39, of Lorain, charged Read More…