June 28, 2016

Partly sunny

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

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

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.

Moss’ doesn’t sell at auction; developer buys land near Turnpike

Moss’ restaurant did not sell at auction today in Middleburg Heights but another Elyria parcel did. The business, on Broad Street in Elyria, was put up for auction by owner Sandi Laubenthal with a reserve price of $134,500. Laubenthal has said previously she is not closing up shop in the event the business does not Read More…

Woman rescued following apartment fire

ELYRIA — Firefighters rescued at least one woman following an apartment fire on Turner Boulevard this afternoon. The fire, just before 3 p.m., was in a second-floor unit at 1879 Turner. An elderly lady was rescued from her third-floor apartment, according to reports from the scene. It was initially unclear whether anyone else needed to Read More…