November 28, 2014


Victim of alleged beating out of hospital

A woman whose neighbor is charged with beating her unconscious after accusing her of stealing $200 from him, was recently released from MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, a nursing supervisor said Tuesday. Crystal Ribaric, 27, was seriously injured in the beating in her home at 4131 Woodward Ave., Lorain on Oct. 30. Neighbor Harrison Shaffer, Read More…

November 2014 Photo Gallery


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

Lorain County Veterans Day tributes


Amherst: The fourth annual Veterans Day ceremony is 11 a.m. Tuesday at 255 Park Ave. Lou Maglio, news anchor for WJW-TV Fox 8, will offer opening remarks. Columbia Township: Four local veterans will speak at the Columbia Historical Society meeting 7 p.m. Tuesday at Columbia Town Hall, state Route 82 and West River Road. The Read More…

High school football: Second-round playoff schedule

DIVISION I Games at 7 p.m. Saturday Home teams listed first Region 1 1 Hudson (11-0) vs. 8 Cleveland St. Ignatius (7-4) at Brunswick Judy Kirsch Field 4 Mentor (10-1) vs. 12 Canton GlenOak (8-3) at University of Akron InfoCision Stadium, Summa Field 2 Lakewood St. Edward (9-2) vs. 7 Powell Olentangy Liberty (9-2) at Read More…

Lorain police: Man charged after fight with woman during trick-or-treat

Lorain Police

Lorain Police Thursday, Oct. 30 7:38 p.m. — Andover Avenue, Fairless Drive, Tony Muniz Jr., 18, 1700 block Pennsylvania Court, arrested and charged with domestic violence. Muniz’ s ex-girlfriend said they were trick-or-treating with their son when they argued over another woman he is seeing. She said Muniz pushed her, threw their son’s bottle at Read More…

Amherst high schoolers mourn classmate

Scott Schnell

AMHERST — Marion L. Steele students and staff are mourning the untimely death of one of their peers this week. Scott Schnell, 17, died on Tuesday at MetroHealth Medical Center. The Cuyahoga County Coroner’s office had not determined the cause of the teenager’s death Thursday but called it an “untimely death,” according to Cuyahoga County Read More…

High School Football Playoffs: Updates and Scores


After 10 exciting weeks of high school football, six Lorain County teams have earned seeds in the playoffs. Follow our live feed below for updates and commentary on the games. Show off your team spirit by tweeting pictures from the game using #LoCoFBall. Friday Games (7:30 p.m. start time): Division II: Walsh Jesuit 28 at Read More…

‘Kickboxer’ lady allegedly kicked Elyria police officer

Traci Ventura

ELYRIA — A woman was charged after she allegedly kicked a police officer in the chest while drunk and told them “I’m a kickboxer,” according to police. Traci Ventura, 40, was charged with assaulting a police officer and resisting arrest around 5:45 p.m. Tuesday at Burger King on 616 Broad St. Ventura’s boyfriend, Joseph Jacob, Read More…

Dog gets loose, is fatally shot in Lorain

LORAIN — A pit bull that its owner said got loose from his home was fatally shot in an alley by 115 E. 23rd St., about 11:20 p.m. Tuesday, according to a police report. Dog owner Cintron Dunlap said he got the dog, named Chico, a couple of weeks ago. He said the dog was Read More…

South Amherst levies for police, fire fall

SOUTH AMHERST — The village Police and Fire departments will not be getting new equipment anytime soon since voters rejected two issues at the polls Tuesday night. In 2013, South Amherst put a combined police and fire issue on the ballot, which failed. This time around, the issues were separated, but the results were no Read More…