October 20, 2014


Update 11:29 a.m. Robson Road standoff continues, new information on suspect

A sheriff's deputy outside the command post on Robson Road.

CARLISLE TWP. — There has been little change in the standoff on Robson Road that began Monday evening. Sheriff officials say the incident started when they tried to serve warrants for drug abuse, domestic violence and taking the identification of another on Kelley Boros, 42, at 7:12 p.m. Monday. Boros retreated to a shed on Read More…

Updated 2:19 p.m. Homes evacuated after gas line ruptured

Columbia Gas workers dig to get access to a damaged gas main.
Bruce Bishop

Updated 2:19 p.m. LORAIN — Residents were allowed to return to their homes at 12:10 p.m. today after Columbia Gas repaired a ruptured gas line. The line, at 14th Street and Reid Avenue, was struck by a crew resurfacing the road at 10:29 a.m.  It was a larger line, and it was pumping enough gas Read More…

Gas Leak in Lorain evacuations underway.

The Lorain fire department has evacuated residents between 12th and 15th street in Lorain for a gas leak in the area. Details as they become available.

Police release photo of man accused of robbing Lorain National Bank

Here is the security camera photo of the man police say robbed the Lorain National Bank on Middle Avenue in Elyria Thursday afternoon around 2 p.m. If you recognize him, contact Elyria police at (440) 323-3302.

Westlake police looking for help solving a theft

Video still.

WESTLAKE – Police are looking for help identifying a man who forced his way through a door of the offices of Dr. Sherri Carney on Crocker Road. Two laptops, together worth $1,400, and $20 cash were taken. The theft occurred sometime July 27, between 12:52 p.m. and 1:08 p.m.. The suspect was seen on surveillance Read More…

Photo of the day: An aerial photo of Ely Square from our quadcopter

Ely Square photographed from the Chronicle's quadcopter.
Bruce Bishop

We thought we would share an image taken by the Chronicle quadcopter nicknamed “Arnold”. The paper has been using this new technology to photograph the city in ways that weren’t possible in the past.

Elyria High graduation postponed

Threatening weather has postponed the Elyria High graduation. It has been rescheduled for tomorrow June 2, at 6 p.m.

Police respond to Shopway Food Mart in Elyria


ELYRIA — Police respond to Shopway Food Mart, at Lake Avenue and Furnace Street, where they executed a search warrant today. Police that they executed the search warrant as a result of an ongoing investigation. One of the store’s owners was arrested, according to police Capt. Chris  Costantino. According to reports from the scene, the Read More…

VIDEO: Army National Guard unit deploying from Lorain


VIDEO: Lorain National Guard unit heads to Afghanistan

Members of Lorain’s National Guard unit loaded up their gear and road out of town Monday for their deployment to Afghanistan.