July 24, 2014

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Victim mad ‘road rage’ attacker receives 11 day jail sentence

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ELYRIA — People aren’t always happy with sentences handed down in court, but Elyria resident Patrick Buckley is still stewing that his attacker received 11 days in jail after what he described as a particularly brutal assault. Buckley, who has burn scars on his arms that he said were from the fight, said the incident Read More…

Police arrest woman soliciting sex for money to get boyfriend out of jail

ELYRIA — Elyria police made another arrest in a series of investigations into Internet prostitution on Tuesday. Leila Shaneek, 22, from Parma, was charged with two counts of possession of criminal tools and one count of solicitation at the 500 block of Walnut Street around 5:45 p.m. Tuesday. Elyria police received a tip that Shaneek Read More…

#Battle4Elyria: Elyria beats Elyria Catholic Friday night

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Elyria Catholic 33 Elyria (Final score) 48 Find several other high school football score updates here. Tweets about “#Battle4Elyria”   Friday night will mark the fourth and final football matchup between Elyria High School and Elyria Catholic High School. While The Chronicle-Telegram (@YourChronicle) will be posting live score updates Friday evening on the website and Read More…

Fairfield zoning board says woman has too many dogs

FAIRFIELD, Ohio — An Ohio woman with multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease must get rid of five of her seven dogs, a city zoning board has ruled. Karen Glardon said she will file a legal challenge to Wednesday’s ruling by the Fairfield board of zoning appeals, which voted unanimously to deny her request for a Read More…

Store owner chases, tackles alleged thief

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LORAIN – A Lorain man who police said tried to steal from a store was tackled by the owner and arrested moments later on Thursday. Adam Snyder, 25, from Riverside Drive in Lorain was charged with theft on Thursday after he allegedly tried to run out of Lake Shore Tool and Equipment with a stolen Read More…

Browns’ new defensive coordinator Ray Horton plans on blitzing … a lot

Browns defensive tackle Billy Winn sacks Colts quarterback Andrew Luck during a preseason game Aug. 24. New defensive coordinator Ray Horton will be expecting to see plenty of regular-season sacks with his attacking defense. (AP photo)

Strong safety T.J. Ward times his blitz perfectly, splits the offensive linemen and takes down the quarterback before he can complete his three-step drop. Outside linebackers Paul Kruger and Jabaal Sheard explode off the line, blow past the tackles and meet at the quarterback for a sack. Inside linebacker D’Qwell Jackson finds the soft spot Read More…

Brandon Weeden is a quarterback under pressure in 2nd year as Browns starter

Brandon Weeden has this year to prove whether he can be the franchise quarterback the Browns need. (AP photo)

The interview was over and the man in the crucible headed home. He wore his backpack like a 10-year-old on the first day of school, his flip-flops like a beach bum on a sunny summer afternoon. The 29-year-old who changes into shoulder pads and cleats for work isn’t oblivious. He’s just determined to be himself. Read More…

Midway Mall owners say Ground Round owes thousands in back rent

A sign on the Ground Round near Midway Mall informing the restaurant operators to contact the landlords hangs on the eatery's door Wednesday. BRUCE BISHOP/CHRONICLE

ELYRIA — The Ground Round made a return to Ohio by way of an Elyria restaurant in 2012 and now, less than two years later, the doors are closed, and it seems as if the restaurant’s proprietors owe thousands in back rent. An eviction notice was placed on the door of the West River Road Read More…

Police say stabbing suspect confessed

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LORAIN — Stabbing suspect Jeannette Hickerson confessed after a blood trail led police to her back door, police said. “He slapped me so I stabbed him,” Hickerson said of victim Elia Alston, according to police Officer Chris Ferenzi’s report. “She again mentioned that she ‘stabbed him’ after she was placed in into the back seat Read More…