November 28, 2014

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Convicted killer found guilty of additional offenses, but time already served

Patrick Griffin is led from court after being sentenced in 2011. CHRONICLE FILE

ELYRIA – Lorain County Common Pleas Judge Mark Betleski blasted prosecutors on Friday after a jury found a Lorain convicted killer guilty in an unrelated drug case. Patrick Griffin, 46, is already serving a sentence of 43 years to life in prison for the Thanksgiving Day 2009 shooting death of his neighbor, Alberto “Cookie” Gutierrez, Read More…

Police say two attempted abductions Thursday seem related

ELYRIA –  Elyria police suspect two incidents Thursday afternoon in which an older, white man asked young girls if they needed rides are related. The first, at 4:38 p.m., happened by the BP gas station on East Bridge Street. A 12-year-old girl was walking home from school when a white pickup pulled alongside her and Read More…

Teens part of burglary group charged in recent break in

ELYRIA – Two teenagers who were found trying to break into a house on Thursday are connected to a group which has been committing burglaries around the area recently, according to police. A 15-year-old and a 16-year-old were charged with attempted burglary near the intersection of West River Road and West Bridge Street around 12:30 Read More…

Dashcam video of Grafton police arresting mayor released (Warning: Graphic language)

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GRAFTON — Mayor Megan Flanigan pleaded not guilty to operating a vehicle under the influence, failure to stop after an accident and failure to control. Flanigan is accused of hitting a fire hydrant with her Chevrolet sport utility vehicle at the intersection of Fox Run and Hunting Hollow near Flanigan’s home in the 1100 block of Fox Run. Read More…

High School Football Final Scores, Week 6

Week 6 Football Slider

Week 6 of high school football action is under way tonight. Follow our live feed below for updates and commentary on games around the region. Are we missing a game? Let us know by adding your own score updates into the chat. All of the games are at 7 p.m. Tonight’s games: Elyria 35, Brunswick Read More…

Browns QB Brian Hoyer out for season with torn ACL

Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer has a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee, will need surgery and is out for the season. Coach Rob Chudzinski provided the update this afternoon on a conference call with beat writers. An MRI this morning confirmed the Browns’ fears, although Chudzinski said no other ligaments were damaged. Hoyer Read More…

Police: Older man sought for approaching girls Thursday

ELYRIA –  Elyria police suspect two incidents Thursday afternoon in which an older, white man asked young girls if they needed rides are related. The first, at 4:38 p.m., happened by the BP gas station on East Bridge Street. A 12-year-old girl was walking home from school when a white pickup pulled alongside her and Read More…

Democratic Party Chairmen send heated emails over county government reform

ELYRIA – In a blistering email exchange with Lorain County Democratic Party Chairman Tony Giardini this week, Elyria Democratic Party Chairman Mark Stewart refused to resign from his leadership role over his support for a controversial plan to reform county government. “You demand that I publicly repudiate the newly proposed County Reorganization Plan or be Read More…

Stella Mae diBattista Gillmore

Stella Mae diBattista Gillmore of Cranberry Township, formerly of Elyria, has peacefully passed on into the loving arms of our Lord. Although she was challenged by a lengthy illness, she never lost her courage or her grace. Stella was always concerned for the well-being of others and she will be forever carried in the hearts Read More…

Delise M. Miller

Miller, Delise

Delise M. Miller, 33, of South Amherst, passed away Wednesday, October 2, 2013. She was born December 11, 1979 in Elyria. Delise was a graduate of Oberlin High School, Class of 1998. She was very active in the Firelands Schools PTG, room mother, walkathons, and other school related functions. Her passions included collecting elephant memorabilia, Read More…