December 20, 2014

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Lorain student beaten up by teens as men recorded

LORAIN — A female student was assaulted by 7 to 8 teenage girls as men stood by, using cell phone cameras to record the attack, according to a police report. The girl’s mother said her daughter was walking home on Washington Avenue after track practice when a group of older girls surrounded the victim. The Read More…

Report identifies Wellington as MS disease cluster area

Wellington has been designated as a disease cluster area for multiple sclerosis, according to a report released yesterday by the National Resources Defense Council. A 1998 study by state and local health departments found residents of Wellington were three times more likely to develop multiple sclerosis than the rest of the country, the report said. Read More…

2 women arrested for choking elderly Walmart greeter

ELYRIA — Two women from Elyria were arrested after allegedly choking a Walmart greeter and threatening to blow up the store Saturday, according to a police report. About 1:30 p.m. Ashley Jackson 21, of Elyria, and Toni Duncan, 49, of Elyria, assaulted the 71-year-old man at the store on Chestnut Ridge Road after he asked Read More…

Lorain man faces child porn charges

ELYRIA — A Lorain man whose home was searched last year after his name surfaced during an investigation by the Ohio Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force has been indicted on charges he possessed child pornography. Steven Green, 43, is charged with pandering obscenity involving a minor, pandering sexually oriented material involving a minor and Read More…

Dog found in cage in freezing cold

LORAIN — Police took custody of a dog they said was huddled shivering in below-freezing temperatures with no food or water at a Lexington Avenue residence Friday night. The black and white dog, weighing about 20 pounds, was found inside a wire cage on the porch of a home in the 1700 block of Lexington Read More…

Police seek three men who robbed teen

ELYRIA — Police are looking for three men suspected of the attempted robbery of two teens on Beverly Court on Friday night. According to a police report, the teens, ages 14 and 16, were walking on Beverly Court about 9 p.m. when they saw a dark-colored car, believed to be a Buick, stopped at the Read More…

Police log for March 25, 2011

LaGrange police Thursday, March 17 7:27 p.m. — 100 block Keywood, unruly juveniles were slamming a man’s grill lid and knocking on the back glass door to his residence. Friday, March 18 7:40 p.m. — Commerce Park, a couple juveniles were seen playing with an air soft gun in the woods. They were told to Read More…

Detroit Road in Avon closed for gas main break

AVON — Detroit Road in Avon is closed for a gas main break between Moon and Long roads, according to Avon police. Police have called in the Fire Department and the gas company and expect the road to be closed past noon. Check back at Chroniclet.com for more on this story as it becomes available.

Local sports roundup for March 25, 2011

Thoms

Firelands grad picks up honor Heidelberg junior Dana Thoms, a Firelands High graduate, has been named Ohio Athletic Conference softball pitcher of the week. Thoms had a 2-1 record with a 1.47 earned run average during the week of March 14-20. The junior right-hander threw three complete games, giving up four runs and 16 hits, Read More…

Elyria woman jailed after bar fight

ELYRIA — An Elyria woman was arrested for assault yesterday afternoon after a fight at Pudge’s Place. Sherry Greenholtz, 46, of Elyria, was taken to the Lorain County Jail. Officers were called to the Broad Street bar at 4 p.m. They were met outside by Sherry Williams, 50, of LaGrange, who told them Greenholtz had Read More…