September 2, 2014

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One injured in Diagonal Road rollover

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Carlisle Township firefighters and Ohio Highway Patrol troopers survey the scene of a roll over crash on Diagonal Road in Carlisle Township near the Duck Pond on Thursday night. Alcohol may have contributed to the rollover crash near Lorain County Metro Parks’ Carlisle Reservation about 8:30 p.m. Thursday, police said. Driver Lon Zeaber, who wasn’t Read More…

Teen bicyclist critically injured after being hit by vehicle

LORAIN – A teenager riding a bike Wednesday on Washington Avenue was critically injured after he was hit by an oncoming car at an intersection. Curtis Henderson, 52, of Lorain, was driving a 2000 Chevy Impala eastbound on Tower Boulevard at 6:08 p.m. Wednesday when he collided with a bicyclist in the intersection at Washington Read More…

BREAKING: Multiple departments respond to fire at Lorain church

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LORAIN — Multiple fire departments are on the scene of a fire at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lorain. The call for the fire at 603 Washington Ave. was called in at 6:25 a.m., according to the fire department. Crews from Lorain, Sheffield Township, Elyria and Amherst fire departments are on the scene. Admiral Ernest Read More…

VIDEO: High school football kicks off Friday

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On Friday night, high school stadiums throughout Lorain County and Northeast Ohio will erupt with cheers as another football season kicks off. With that, so begins The Chronicle-Telegram’s comprehensive coverage provided to you by a sports staff named the best in the nation for like-sized papers. Included in today’s paper is The Chronicle’s preview section Read More…

Canned goods collected before Avon, Avon Lake football game

The Avon Lake Shoremen run drills during practice on Wednesday in preparation for their upcoming game against Avon. KRISTIN BAUER | CHRONICLE

AVON LAKE – Since 2010, the cities of Avon and Avon Lake have teamed up under the spirit of friendly rivalry to collect food during the annual SOUPer Bowl. A competitive food drive Friday collects canned goods and cash for Avon/Avon Lake Community Resource Services to help replenish the food pantry’s shelves. CRS collection trucks Read More…

Elyria woman charged with prostitution

Andrea McCallister

ELYRIA – Complaints of frequent traffic through a woman’s apartment led police to investigate the area on Tuesday and arrest the woman for prostitution. Andrea McCallister, 35, was charged with solicitation, prostitution and possession of criminal tools around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at her apartment on the 100 block of Garvin Avenue. The arrest was the Read More…

Man gets 4 years in child porn case

ELYRIA — An Eaton Township man was sentenced Monday to four years in prison after pleading guilty to child pornography charges. Robert Scott II, 27, was arrested last September by Lorain County sheriff’s deputies during a raid at his Avalon Drive home. Prosecutors have said that Scott had downloaded videos of child pornography. In addition Read More…

Lorain man faces sex assault charge

Delance Lake

LORAIN — A 23-year-old man who was accused of sexual assault against a teenaged family friend in March was arrested Sunday. Dalance Lake was charged with sexual misconduct with a minor Sunday stemming from an incident March 3, according to police. Lake was 22 when he was accused of sexual misconduct against a 14-year-old girl. Read More…

Former Elyria worker who stole siren systems sentenced

Nicholas Cerreto

ELYRIA — A former Elyria city worker who stole siren control systems and other city property was sentenced Monday to 18 months in prison. Nicholas Cerreto, 34, pleaded no contest in June to charges of theft and theft in office. Cerreto left his job as a communications technician with the city in May 2013, to Read More…

Elyria police: Man cited after refusing to pay dinner bill

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Elyria police 6:20 p.m. Aug. 23 — Wasabi Steakhouse, 3598 Midway Mall, Paul Buell, 26, 100 block Homer St., Elyria, cited for theft. Police said Buell told them he refused to pay a $90 restaurant bill because he didn’t like the hibachi grill being cleaned before he and his wife and two children had finished Read More…