October 10, 2015

Mostly cloudy

LaGrange Post Office remains closed

LAGRANGE – The local post office has remained closed off and on from Sept. 9 and remained closed Monday. According to United States Post Office postmaster Eric Amsden, a computer system was installed several months ago, but after the new computers arrived, all systems had to be updated to match the software. A sign remains Read More…

PHOTOS: 2015 Apple Festival roundup

Miss the Apple Festival this weekend in downtown Elyria? No problem. Here are our stories and photos if you want to catch up on it — or relive the fun you had.

UPDATE: Avon police identify man killed in Sandy Lane standoff

AVON — Police have identified the man killed in a Sandy Lane standoff Sunday afternoon. David Fontecchio, 37, of North Ridgeville, was shot by Robert J. Miller at the home of Emily Phillips, 31, police said.  Fontecchio was found on the front steps of the home around 2:50 p.m., shortly after police responded to a 911 call Read More…

UPDATED: Sobriety checkpoint planned Friday in Lorain County

ELYRIA — The Ohio State Highway Patrol will have an OVI checkpoint Friday night in Lorain County. The checkpoint, funded by federal grant money, will include local law enforcement agencies and the highway patrol looking for impaired drivers. The specific location will be announced Friday morning.

Man found shot in Amherst; sheriff’s office investigating

AMHERST TWP. — More details are expected today regarding a man found shot about 2:25 p.m. Sunday in Amherst Township Park, next to 44955 Middle Ridge Road, according to a news release from Sgt. Todd Weegman of the Lorain County Sheriff’s Office. The man, whom Weegman didn’t identify, was found lying on a path at Read More…

New festival in Lorain promotes arts

PYrotechnics will be part of the FireFish Festival on Saturday in Lorain. PHOTO PROVIDED

LORAIN — Decades since Broadway bustled with activity, local organizers are hoping to transform the downtown into a viable economic area built around festivals and an arts community. That transformation of downtown Lorain takes an important step forward with the inaugural FireFish Festival taking place Saturday along Broadway. An outgrowth of Lorain County Community College’s Read More…

Lorain police use Taser, fight man during arrest

LORAIN — Two Lorain police officers reported they had to use a Taser and fight with a suspect after the man allegedly resisted arrest on outstanding warrants Thursday night. Officer Jeremy Gray reported he and Officer Chris Ferenzi were sent to Matthew Garcia’s West 30th Street home after his girlfriend reported he wasn’t taking his Read More…

Medina police find 3 dead in likely murder-suicide

MEDINA — Police are investigating a possible murder-suicide that left three people dead, a news release from the Medina Police Department said. Police discovered the bodies on the south side of Medina after responding to a call Friday afternoon. According to the release, police have not confirmed the identity of the bodies, but believe the Read More…

LIVE CHAT: Chronicle-Telegram high school football, Week 4


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Sheriff’s deputies investigating attempted abduction in New Russia Township

NEW RUSSIA TWP. — A student getting off the bus Thursday afternoon told deputies she was grabbed from behind by a man as she was trying to walk up the driveway to her house. Deputies from the Lorain County Sheriff’s Office are looking for the adult man after the incident Thursday. The 12-year-old girl told Read More…