December 20, 2014

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Elyria blotter: 17-year-old cited for allegedly assaulting ex-girlfriend

Elyria Police

Elyria Police Tuesday, Dec. 9 7:40 a.m. — Elyria Police Department, 18 West Ave., a woman said her car parked overnight in her driveway in the 400 block of Oakdale Circle was burglarized, with her purse and stereo speakers stolen. She said the car doors don’t lock. 9:24 a.m. — Elyria Ford, 1115 E. Broad Read More…

Elyria’s Kevin Vough wins Ironman championship

Kevin Vough

CUYAHOGA FALLS — Elyria has been a solid contender on the state wrestling scene for quite some time. Saturday, the Pioneers took a gigantic step onto the national map. It happened at the 21st annual Ironman Tournament and it came with a relative thud in “The Dome” at Walsh Jesuit High School. That thud came Read More…

Grafton man sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison for 2013 standoff

ELYRIA — A Grafton man was sentenced Friday to three years and six months in prison for an August 2013 standoff. Kelly Boros, 43, barricaded himself inside a shed behind his father’s Robson Road home with a shotgun when deputies came to serve him with several arrest warrants. Boros surrendered peacefully about 17 hours after Read More…

Driver with medical issue ‘very critical’

ELYRIA TWP. — A woman driving to her son’s basketball game Thursday suffered a medical emergency before crashing her car into a house, authorities said. Eugenia Chidsey, 45, of West Salem was in “very critical condition” at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland Friday evening, a nursing supervisor said. She was driving to her son’s game Read More…

Boys, girls basketball scores: Dec. 12

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The boys and girls high school basketball scores from games played on Friday, Dec. 12, are: Boys Basketball: Elyria 49 at Parma 51 Bay 52 at Elyria Catholic 64 Avon 39 at Midview 51 North Ridgeville 72 at Vermilion 62 Black River 53 at Oberlin 58 Firelands 46 at Columbia 64 Wellington 56 at Lutheran Read More…

Wellington man pleads to robbery

James Wingard

ELYRIA — A Wellington man who robbed the LorMet Community Credit Union in the village pleaded guilty Wednesday to robbery and tampering with evidence. James Wingard, 48, could receive prison time when he is sentenced next year. Investigators have said Wingard walked into the credit union about 10:15 a.m. July 12 and appeared to ask Read More…

Testimony reveals man urged fiancee to film herself molesting children

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By Anna Merriman and Brad Dicken Chronicle-Telegram Staff ELYRIA — A probation violation hearing for convicted sex offender James Osborne on Thursday revealed graphic details about a series of incidents last year during which Osborne allegedly convinced his fiancée, Heather Koon, to molest children at the day cares where she worked. Lorain County Common Pleas Read More…

Lorain man indicted in shooting of uncle

Emmanuel Rodrigeuz

A Lorain man accused of shooting his uncle in the chest and stomach with a shotgun on Oct. 23 has been indicted. A Lorain County grand jury this week charged Emmanuel Rodriguez, 30, with attempted murder, having a weapon under disability, unlawful possession of dangerous ordnance and two counts of felonious assault, according to court Read More…

Subway on Cleveland Street robbed

ELYRIA — A man who police said robbed the Subway at 403 Cleveland St. about 10:40 p.m. Wednesday, was being sought this morning. A report on the robbery was unavailable Wednesday night, but police Lt. Jason Cunningham said no one was injured. He said the robber didn’t display a weapon but said he had one. Read More…

Woman injured after being struck by car

Police investigate the scene at Leavitt and Meister roads after a woman was struck by a car. EVAN GOODENOW/CHRONICLE

LORAIN — A woman was struck by a car at Leavitt and Meister roads about 8:40 p.m. Tuesday. Police wouldn’t identify the woman or give her condition but said she was hospitalized at Mercy Regional Medical Center. A witness, who said she is a friend of the victim but wouldn’t identify herself, said the woman Read More…