October 7, 2015


Accidents cause delays on Interstate 90, Route 2

ELYRIA — Three accidents have been cleared in the construction zone on State Route 2 but one is still being worked on. According to the Elyria post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, a five-car crash and two two-car crashes in the construction zone between Middle Ridge Road and State Route 57 tied up eastbound traffic, but Read More…

Chase leads to charges for Lorain man


LORAIN — A West 18th Street man was arrested after a brief pursuit through the city. Police stopped Kenyatta Ephraim on Monday for driving with improperly tinted windows. He ran from them and was later arrested in the 400 block of West 23rd Street about  4:30 p.m. Monday. A gun was found in the vehicle Ephraim was driving, police said. Ephraim, Read More…

Excerpt of letter from local school superintendents

As our state legislature reconvenes, the Lorain County School Superintendents are encouraging our legislators to consider the following policy recommendations. We encourage superintendent groups across Ohio to dialogue with their citizens and contact their legislators, advocating for common sense education policy. Pass legislation to limit charter schools’ per pupil deduction to the actual amount the Read More…

Fugitive task force seeking alleged drug trafficker

Deandre Woods

CLEVELAND — The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force is offering a reward for information leading to the capture of a man wanted for drug trafficking, kidnapping and burglarly. Deondre Woods, 29, of Mayfield Heights, is wanted by the U.S. Marshals and the Lake County Sheriff’s Office on charges of heroin trafficking. The task force and Mayfield Heights Read More…

October 2015 photo gallery


View and buy photos shot by Chronicle-Telegram photographers during the month of September. Keep checking back, as the gallery will be updated throughout the month.

Neighbors wonder about biosolid use

2oct15 bishop--- Workers transfer biosolid materials across from Mikes Berries and vegetables on Whitehead Road in Lagrange.

Melissa Linebrink and Lisa Roberson The Chronicle-Telegram LAGRANGE TWP. — The 50 trucks that rumbled along Whitehead Road headed to a LaGrange Township field over the course of two days last month stood out like a sore thumb. Their destination was a 62-acre plot of vacant land that by Mike and Carolyn Miller’s estimation hasn’t Read More…

LIVE CHAT: Chronicle-Telegram high school football, Week 6


Live Blog Lorain County High School Football Week Six  

Three arrested after surprise visits from Lorain police

Malik Islam

LORAIN – Lorain police, along with the Ohio Adult Parole Authority and Lorain County Probation Department, made surprise visits Tuesday and Wednesday to felons’ homes resulting in three narcotics and firearms-related arrests. According to a statement issued by Lorain police, felons on parole or probation who are known gang members, violent criminals or who had Read More…

UPDATED: Two in custody after early morning stabbing


ELYRIA – Police arrested two men this afternoon and are still looking for a third for a stabbing that occurred this morning on Fourth Street. Robert Donaldson, 22, of the 300 block of Fourth Street and Fredrick Algood, 24, of the 1200 block of West Avenue, were arrested and charged with aggravated robbery and felonious Read More…

VIDEO: Alcorn, Bennett talk high school football

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Tim Alcorn of WEOL 930-AM and the Chronicle’s own Shaun Bennett talk with Bruce Bishop about last week’s performances and look ahead to this week’s matchups.