June 29, 2016

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Man sought after Beech Avenue incident

LORAIN – Police arrested a Lorain man Thursday after he interfered with their attempts to arrest another man on a warrant at a Beech Avenue residence. Montell Johnson, 37, was arrested on charges of resisting arrest, obstructing official business and having weapons under disability. Lorain Police Capt. Roger Watkins said police saw Christopher Chapman who Read More…

Throwback Thursday: Robert Kennedy assassinated hours after winning the California primary

RFK assassination

Lorain man dead in Route 58 crash

NEW RUSSIA TOWNSHIP — A Lorain man was killed and another was injured in an early-morning crash when he was trying to pass another car on State Route 58. According to a release from the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Christopher Newman, 27, was driving a 2011 Chevrolet Malibu south on Route 58 around 5:19 a.m. Read More…

Elyria Catholic, St. Jude to get new principals

ELYRIA — Leadership shakeups are taking place at the Roman Catholic schools of St. Jude School and Elyria Catholic High School. St. Jude Principal Suzanne Lester will become the new principal at Elyria Catholic effective July 1. Lester started her career at St. Jude in 1998 as a fifth-grade teacher and served as assistant principal Read More…

County sheriff warns of scheduled explosions as part of bomb squad training

ELYRIA — The Lorain County Sheriff’s Office has scheduled a bomb squad drill Wednesday — including scheduled explosions. The training, which is not open to the public, will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, according to a release from Sheriff’s Sgt. Randal Koubeck, and low-level explosive devices will be detonated. The statement says that people Read More…

New video released in efforts to find suspect in abduction

CLEVELAND — The FBI has released a new video of the man believed to be responsible for an abduction on the city’s west side last month, as well as an attempted abduction in Elyria in February. A surveillance video shows the person driving a Chevrolet Malibu near the vicinity of the abduction on West 104th Street, Read More…

Throwback Thursday: 100 years ago today

100 years ago today

June 2016 photo gallery

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

PHOTO: Composite sketch released in Cleveland, Elyria abductions

CLEVELAND — The FBI and the Cleveland Division of Police have assembled and released a composite sketch of a man believed to be involved in a Cleveland abduction last week and an attempted abduction in Elyria in February. Neveah Wylie, 6, was abducted from her home on West 104th Street in Cleveland on May 21, and Read More…

Tuesday crash sends two to hospital

PITTSFIELD TWP. – Two women were taken by helicopter to MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland following a crash on state Route 303 Tuesday morning.  According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Carl Butcher of LaGrange, was driving his 1992 Chevrolet Blazer, with his wife as a passenger, westbound on state Route 303 when he attempted Read More…