May 4, 2016

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Rubio campaign urges Ohio voters to back Kasich in Tuesday’s primary

MIAMI — Vote for home-state Gov. John Kasich in Tuesday’s Ohio primary, not for Marco Rubio, Republicans are being urged … by Marco Rubio. It’s all part of the extraordinary tactics Donald Trump’s presidential foes are resorting to in last-ditch efforts to block the party’s front-runner. But there were no signs of additional major efforts Read More…

March for civil rights met with violence

Selma

Lottery to be held for State of the State tickets

COLUMBUS — Ohioans interested in attending this year’s State of the State address can enter a lottery for tickets. Those seeking tickets can register online for a lottery for up to two tickets. The registration deadline is noon, March 25, and those selected will be notified by email by April 1. This year’s State of the State Read More…

Lorain man charged after street fight

LORAIN — A West 17th Street man was charged with felonious assault after police broke up a fight on West 7th Street on Tuesday night. According to a Lorain police report, officers were called to the 300 block of West 7th Street for reports of an assault. A woman claimed she was charging her phone on West Read More…

Man who drove into Amherst building identified; police say he might have had medical event prior to crash

AMHERST – The man who drove into a building in Amherst on Tuesday has been identified as Richard Snizek, 69, of Lorain. Amherst Police Lt. Dan Makruski said it appeared Snizek had a medical event prior to the crash. He said Snizek’s vehicle came from the service road by Amherst Plaza, drove through a stop Read More…

Multi-county pursuit ends with arrests in Lorain County

CARLISLE TOWNSHIP — Two people were arrested following a multi-county car chase Tuesday afternoon. The Ohio State Highway Patrol was pursuing a car reported as stolen on Interstate 71 in Medina County. The car traveled north on I-71, got off onto Interstate 480 and headed west toward State Route 10 and the Ohio Turnpike. The car, which was Read More…

Charges being weighed against Vermilion police sergeant

VERMILION — The Erie County Sheriff’s Office has wrapped up its investigation into assault allegations against a Vermilion police sergeant and has forwarded the case to prosecutors for a review of potential charges. Sgt. Aaron Bolton, a 17-year veteran of the department, is accused of assaulting North Ridgeville resident Jacob Johnson after Johnson was arrested Read More…

Joint operation between Lorain, Elyria police yield arrests

ELYRIA — Narcotics detectives from Lorain and Elyria police searched multiple homes and arrested multiple people in a series of raids around 7 a.m. today. According to a statement from the city of Elyria, the targets were high-level dealers selling cocaine and heroin in Lorain County. Multiple arrests were arrested, and police indicate more arrests Read More…

Lorain man arrested following shooting that wounded 6-year-old girl

LORAIN — An East 42nd Street man is in custody after a fight escalated into gunfire, wounding a 6-year-old girl. Around 6:49 p.m. Monday, Lorain police were called to a fight in progress on the 1900 block of G Street. Witnesses reported several shots were fired, one of which went into a front door of an Read More…

VIDEO: Driver taken to hospital after vehicle goes into storefront

Car into a building. Posted by The Chronicle Telegram on Tuesday, March 8, 2016 AMHERST — The driver of a sport utility vehicle was transported to a local hospital after apparently driving his vehicle into the front of a building on Kresge Drive. The driver, described as an elderly male, hopped the curb and ran Read More…