May 26, 2015

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May 2015 photo gallery

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

Chronicle named best newspaper, sports section in class at state AP awards

COLUMBUS — The Chronicle-Telegram has been named the best mid-sized newspaper in the state by the Associated Press Media Editors. The award and 17 others for The Chronicle were announced Sunday at an event in Columbus. The Chronicle competed against newspapers of similar size across Ohio. The Chronicle’s sports staff won the award for best Read More…

One injured after men fight over gas pump in Elyria

ELYRIA – A dispute between two drivers attempting to buy gas from the same pump led to an assault that sent one man to the hospital. The incident occurred Wednesday about 9:30 p.m. at the Sunoco gas station at 404 East Ave., where one motorist driving a white Volkswagen backed into a pump island lane at the Read More…

South Amherst fire destroys barn

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SOUTH AMHERST – Fire destroyed a barn at 10153 Gifford Road about 4 p.m. Sunday. Firefighters were called at 4:05 p.m. and arrived about 8 to 10 minutes later. The barn was engulfed in flames when they arrived, said Fire Chief Al Schmitz. Firefighters hosed down hot spots about 4:35 p.m. Schmitz said besides spraying the Read More…

Correction

Kevin Ford, who was charged in connection with a string of burglaries in March and April, was being held in Lorain County Jail on a $122,500 bond. Kyle Corn, who was charged in connection with burglaries in March and April, was being held at Lorain County Jail on an $82,500 bond. An article in Friday’s Read More…

Three Dog Night to play Lorain County Fair

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Mama told me not to come, but Lorain County Fair organizers expect a big turnout for Three Dog Night. The Grammy-winning band — whose hits besides “Mama Told Me (Not to Come)” include “Eli’s Coming,” “Joy to the World” and “One” — performs Aug. 24, according to a Thursday fair news release. Formed in 1968, Read More…

Six new candidates rise for Lorain superintendent job

LORAIN — Six more candidates, including Toni Morrison Elementary School Principal Megan Young, have applied to replace retiring Lorain Superintendent Tom Tucker. The candidates join Stephen Stohla, a former Alliance and Brookfield superintendent and finalist in 2012 when Tucker was hired, said Greg Ring, superintendent of the Educational Service Center of Lorain County that is Read More…

Elyria police blotter

Sunday, April 26 11:45 p.m. — Lorain Boulevard and Warden Avenue, Jean Carlos Gonzalez Rodriguez, 18, of Cleveland, arrested and charged with obstructing official business and driving without a license and issued an expired plates citation. Police said they stopped Rodriguez for driving with one headlight and he allegedly gave them a false name. Monday, Read More…

Lorain police blotter

Wednesday, April 22 3:02 p.m. — 2300 block Washington Ave., boy, 15, same address, arrested and charged with domestic violence. The boy’s mother said when she attempted to stop him from going outside, he picked her up in a bear hug and slammed her to the floor, causing her to injure her ankle, which police Read More…

Broadway Avenue in Lorain closing for roadwork today

LORAIN — A section of Broadway Avenue will be closed to southbound traffic today, and northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane. The closure starts at 8:30 a.m. for roadwork, and should reopen around 6 p.m. Broadway will be closed to southbound traffic between West 29th and West 32nd streets, and northbound traffic is Read More…