July 1, 2016


VIDEO: Elyria brothers flip, tumble on trampoline

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

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 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

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

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…

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

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

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…