October 31, 2014


Two in custody for questioning in connection with Elyria homicide

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GRAFTON – Two men are in custody for questioning in connection with an Elyria homicide. Elyria police and the Lorain County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team executed a search warrant Thursday morning at 1014 Novak Road, Grafton. “We executed a search warrant and two men were taken into custody for questioning,” Elyria Police Capt. Chris Costantino Read More…

Rescued emaciated horses recovering, but not out of the woods yet

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  Big Red has been the focus of a lot of attention. He’s had his teeth fixed. His hooves, too, although there’s a lot more work needed for those to be fully healed. He’s also eating and drinking anything put in front of him — something that wasn’t a given when he was rescued May Read More…

VIDEO: Elyria brothers flip, tumble on trampoline

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The Harris brothers — Julien, 6, Adrien, 8, and Dorien, 5 — spent Wednesday afternoon playing on a trampoline in their yard in Elyria. Julien wore a GoPro video camera to catch his jumps on the trampoline from his perspective.

Photos: Some Lorain County roads remain snow covered

301 and Route 20 ramp to 20 Eastbound

Chronicle-Telegram chief photographer Bruce Bishop reports that on Wednesday morning, Lorain County’s main roads weren’t too bad, but side roads were covered in deep snow and slushy, making it easy for cars to get stuck. Lorain County remains under a Level 2 snow emergency until further notice. Check out his photo gallery of some of Read More…

Area sees unusual winter weather phenomenon


Snow rollers — wind-driven snowballs —  ­sit in a field off Diagonal Road in Carlisle Township. The unusual shapes are caused by a light coating of ice and a few inches of snow. They are rare because they require wind to roll them into the shape but not so strong that it blows them apart, Read More…

Aerial photo shows the explosion zone

An aerial photo showing the destruction on Columbia Avenue in Elyria

An aerial view of 116 Columbia, which exploded Friday night. The blast ruined a neighboring home and left others in the neighborhood with significant damage.

Free downloads: Aerial photos of Lorain County

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Chief photographer Bruce Bishop has been testing out his drone camera around Lorain County, capturing unique aerial photographs of the cities and landscapes. As a special offer for our readers, we’re making these photos available for download at no cost. Bishop will maintain the rights to the photos, but readers use them as screensavers or Read More…

Watch: Lorain electric tower topples


Lorain officials are hoping the demolition will create an even larger rumble – the rumble of development – once all of the towers, 24 in all, are removed through the next year, opening up the city’s river and lake front.  

Video from Birmingham fire

Video of the aftermath of the Birmingham fire that destroyed an antiques store. VIEW VIDEO

Opening day schedule at the 168th Lorain County Fair

Tyler Fridenstine, 14, member of the Next Generation 4-H club,  gives his cow a bath outside the dairy barn yesterday during move in day at the Lorain County Fair Grounds in Wellington. The 168th annual Lorain County Fair starts today and runs through August 25.
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TODAY 7:30 a.m.: Gates Open 8 a.m.: Jr. Fair Dog Show, Show Barn 4 8:30 a.m.: Jr. Fair Fowl Show , Barn 9 9 a.m.: Judging of Culinary Arts, Books 705- 709 and 717-718 9 a.m.: Judging of Needlework 9 a.m.: Honey Judging 9 a.m.: Open Class Judging, Veg. & Fruits 10 a.m.: Open Class Read More…