October 24, 2014

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Two televisions stolen from Elyria Catholic

ELYRIA — A maintenance man arrived at Elyria Catholic High School on Friday morning to find a broken front door and two televisions missing from the cafeteria. According to Elyria police, the maintenance man arrived about 6:30 a.m. Friday at the school, 725 Gulf Road, and observed entry had been gained to the building by Read More…

High School Football: Week 7 Updates and Scores


Week 7 of high school football is here, and we’ve got you covered for the area’s scores. Follow our live feed below for updates and commentary on games. Are we missing a game? Let us know by adding your own score updates into the chat. All games start at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Tonight’s Read More…

Elyria man gets 2 years in carjacking, theft

Jermaine McCullum

ELYRIA — An Elyria man who carjacked a motorist at an Elyria gas station was sentenced Thursday to two years in prison. The sentence, handed down by Lorain County Common Pleas Judge John Miraldi, came after Jermaine McCullum, 19, entered guilty pleas to theft and robbery. Elyria police reported that Shamelle Craighead told them he Read More…

Drag-racing motorcyclist facing OVI charges

GRAFTON TWP. — A motorcyclist who crashed on Law Road near Chamberlain Road around 9:20 p.m. Wednesday admitted to being too drunk to ride, police said. About 9:15 p.m. Wednesday, Jason Royer, 28, of Litchfield, was driving a motorcycle eastbound on Law Road near Chamberlin Road. According to Ohio Highway Patrol Trooper Justin Lister, Royer Read More…

VIDEO: WEOL’s Tim Alcorn talks playoff implications for Week 7 high school football

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Every week, Tim Alcorn from WEOL AM 930 and The Chronicle-Telegram’s Bruce Bishop preview the upcoming high school football games. See what Tim has to say about whether Midview will continue its undefeated season, what games have playoff implications, and the rest of the week 7 action.  

Motorcyclist injured in Grafton crash

GRAFTON TWP. — A motorcyclist was injured on Law Road near Chamberlain Road about 9:15 p.m. Wednesday. Troopers from the State Highway Patrol Elyria post, who investigated the crash, couldn’t be reached Wednesday night. However, Fire Chief Bob Richards said the eastbound motorcyclist suffered a broken leg and was hospitalized at MetroHealth Medical Center in Read More…

2 Elyria pizzerias report counterfeit bills

ELYRIA – Two Elyria restaurants were conned out of pizza and money last Friday when two buyers paid for pizza with fake $50 bills, according to police. Employees from Marco’s Pizza, 649 S. Abbe Road, and East of Chicago Pizza, 515 Abbe Road, both called police Monday after they found someone had paid for pizza Read More…

Lorain blotter: Several charged with drunken driving

Lorain Police

Lorain police Saturday, Oct. 4 12:30 a.m. — Long Avenue near West 19th Street, Brandon Barron, 23, 3900 block W. Erie Ave., arrested and charged with drunken driving and reckless driving. Police said they stopped Barron for not stopping at a stop sign, speeding and failing to signal. They said Barron smelled of alcohol, failed Read More…

Early voting for General Election underway


SHEFFIELD TWP. — Under voting times set by Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted, the Lorain County Board of Elections offices, 1985 North Ridge Road, will be open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays through Oct. 31. The only exception is Monday, when the board’s offices will be closed for Columbus Day. Early voting will also Read More…

October 2014 Photo Gallery

If you ask any of the librarians at the North Ridgeville library

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