April 29, 2016

Elyria
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BREAKING: One dead, truck on fire on Bullocks Parkway

ELYRIA – One person is dead and a truck is on fire on Leo Bullocks Parkway in Elyria. Elyria Police Capt. Chris Costantino said a person is dead from what appears to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound near the intersection of Bullocks Parkway and Murray Ridge Road, but the Lorain County Coroner’s Office is investigating, Read More…

Throwback Thursday: ‘Honey, I forgot to duck’

The front page from 35 years ago today, when Ronald Reagan was the subject of an assassination attempt in Washington D.C. The wounds were more serious than originally revealed, but Reagan joked with his wife Nancy — borrowing a line Jack Dempsey said after he lost to Gene Tunney — and medical staff at George Read More…

Elyria police seek Joyful Mug robber

ELYRIA – A knife-wielding man made off with two money bags after robbing the Joyful Mug on Wednesday night, according to Elyria police. Officers were called to the bar at 632 Leona Street around 8:50 p.m. after the man went into an office area and took the two bags, Elyria police Capt. Chris Costantino said. Read More…

Westlake police warn of woman stealing tip jars

WESTLAKE — Police are advising area business owners to be on the lookout for a woman they say has stolen tip jars from counters of local businesses. Police have issued misdemeanor petty theft warrants for Stepfanie Eshack, 29, in connection with the theft of tip jars from a Jersey Mike’s store March 7, and a Read More…

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Volleyball tournament pits Elyria schools staff against each other

GALLERY: Easter egg hunt at North Park

Throwback Thursday: The fight that inspired ‘Rocky’

On March 24, 1975, Chuck Wepner — a liquor salesman and journeyman boxer known as “The Bayonne Bleeder” — fought Muhammad Ali at the old Richfield Coliseum. Wepner, given 40-to-1 odds, lost the fight on a technical knockout in the 15th round. Among the people who saw it was a struggling actor named Sylvester Stallone, Read More…

Lorain County population grows 1.3 percent since 2010

Brad Dicken, Elizabeth Dobbins and David Knox | The Chronicle-Telegram Cuyahoga County is bleeding population, even as most of the counties ringing it, including Lorain and Medina counties, experience growth, according to data made public this week by the U.S. Census Bureau. The bureau reports that Cuyahoga County’s population has dropped by 24,188 residents since Read More…

Regal Cobblestone theater evacuated for faulty smoke detector

SHEFFIELD VILLAGE – Patrons of the Regal Cobblestone Square 20 theaters experienced an unplanned intermission of sorts Saturday thanks to a faulty smoke detector that led to a short evacuation of the complex. Sheffield Village Fire Department personnel received a call at 7:06 p.m. notifying them that a smoke detector had activated in the movie Read More…

Woman injured, cited after Westlake rollover crash

WESTLAKE — A local woman was hospitalized with incapacitating injuries and her vehicle was damaged beyond recognition following a rollover crash Thursday night. According to a news release from the Westlake police, Faith Gibbs, 46, was driving a 2015 Chevrolet Equinox west on Westwood Road around 10:49 p.m. Thursday. She went left of center and hit trees, Read More…