February 12, 2016


PHOTOS: Elyria fireworks


Daylong vigil for a fallen officer

Wellington police, including Lt. Jeff Shelton, stand for 12 hours Monday outside the memorial for fallen Officer Edmund Smith. Smith died May 4, 1957, after a suspect he was pursuing shot him, Wellington Police Chief Tim Barfield said. Officers sought to keep the memory of Smith alive by standing near his memorial through the day. Barfield said he hopes the act of remembrance will also show Wellington residents that police officers have sacrificed while protecting the public. BRUCE BISHOP/CHRONICLE

UPDATED: Gas leak found; under repair

Students from Horizon Science Academy in Lorain exiting the building.

Parents of students at the Horizon Science Academy in Lorain are being asked to pick up their children as soon as possible after a backhoe struck a gas line near the school, forcing an evacuation. UPDATE AS OF 4:32 P.M.: Jayson Bendik, Horizon Science Academy Community outreach coordinator, said he will wait until he is Read More…

VIDEO: A look back at the 2014-15 basketball season


As the 2014-15 high school basketball season winds down, take a look back at the season. Lorain County basketball expert Tim Alcorn, from WEOL AM 930, discusses the season’s highlights. Photos by Steve Manheim. Kristin Bauer, David Richard, Amanda Rundle, Ray Reidel, and Anna Norris.  

Video: Tim Alcorn previews Midview’s regional final football game

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All season long, AM 930 WEOL’s Tim Alcorn and Chronicle-Telegram chief photographer Bruce Bishop have been previewing the local high school football games. This week, Alcorn recaps the Avon vs. Midview game, and discusses Midview’s upcoming regional final game. In a battle of unbeatens, No. 1 Midview (12-0) plays No. 2 Nordonia (12-0) at 7:30 Read More…

VIDEO: Tim Alcorn previews Avon vs. Midview rematch

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In last week’s video preview, AM 930 WEOL’s Tim Alcorn said he hoped Avon and Midview would both win so they could rematch. Well, his wish was granted, and here we are. See what Tim has to say about this highly anticipated game:  #AVONvsMID Tweets

VIDEO: Lorain County high school football playoffs preview

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It’s playoff time for high school football, and AM 930 WEOL’s Tim Alcorn sat down with Chronicle-Telegram chief photographer Bruce Bishop to talk about what fans can expect for the six Lorain County playoff games. If you’re not going to one of the games, you can follow our live feed Friday and Saturday nights for Read More…

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.