March 6, 2015

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Lorain police seek suspect in Subway robbery


LORAIN — Police are searching for a man who robbed a Subway on Sunday. According to Lorain police Detective Jason Orellano, a white or Hispanic man with dark hair and a dark winter coat and hat entered Subway, 3360 Oberlin Ave., shortly before 5 p.m., pulled out a knife and robbed the clerk. Orellano said Read More…

Elyria Sports Hall of Fame selects 44th class

The Elyria Sports Hall of Fame selected its 44th class Monday night. The 2015 inductees are Elyria High football’s Jon Burger, longtime Elyria West coach Billy Joe Hewitt, Pioneers football brothers Donald and Doug Jones, Elyria High track speedster Rodney Moore, Elyria Catholic two-sport star Brent Petrus and the 2002 Elyria High softball team. Multitalented Read More…

1,300 attend annual Pete Soto Chili Cook-Off


ELYRIA — More than 1,300 officers from across northern Ohio gathered at Lorain County Community College on Saturday for the fifth annual Pete Soto Chili Cook-Off. Departments from Lorain County, Franklin County and Cleveland brought homemade chili to the college in an effort to raise money for the Lorain County Blue Foundation, which supports officers Read More…

Police arrest suspect in Elyria Speedway robbery

Johnnie McCormick

ELYRIA — Police arrested a suspect in connection with the robbery of a Speedway gas station. Johnie L. McCormick, 30, of Lucile Drive, Elyria, was found by detectives at a residence on Fairwood Boulevard. McCormick was arrested at 4 p.m. Friday and charged with aggravated robbery According to police, about 2:25 a.m. Friday, the Speedway Read More…

Wrestling: Elyria starts strong to grab NOC tournament lead

GARFIELD HTS. — If wrestling enthusiasts weren’t fans of Elyria after the Pioneers clinched a Division I dual team state tournament berth earlier in the week, now might be a good time to jump on the bandwagon. Especially after Friday’s performance at the Northeast Ohio Conference tournament. The Pioneers head into today’s action with a Read More…

Lorain County Sheriff’s Office warns of phone scam

A man posing as a fraud detective has been calling Lorain County residents, asking for their family’s personal information, according to the Lorain County Sheriff’s Office. A man calling himself Frank Shapiro ,”fraud detective of Lorain County Sheriff Office,” has been calling residents, asking for the personal information of one of their relatives, according to Read More…

Dog killing suspect jailed on parole violation

John Daughney

LORAIN — A man who was issued a summons Tuesday for hanging his dog from a semi truck over the weekend, was arrested for a parole violation the next day. John Wayne Daughney, 36, was brought to Lorain County Jail about 11:15 a.m. Wednesday for a parole violation. The arrest came just a day after Read More…

Lorain blotter: Feb. 5, 2015

Lorain Police

Lorain Police Sunday, Feb. 1 1:20 a.m. — Pearl Avenue and East 32nd Street, 17-year-old boy, 3500 block Pin Oak Drive, cited for reckless driving. Police said the boy was speeding and driving without headlights on. Monday, Feb. 2 12:13 a.m. — 700 block W. 30th St., William Mironik, 51, 700 block Howell St., Sheffield Read More…

Correction: Oberlin Heritage Center event set for Thursday

Oberlin Heritage Center’s event “On the Home Front” will be held at 7:15 p.m. Thursday at Kendal at Oberlin Heiser Auditorium, 600 Kendal Dr. The “Your Town” section of Wednesday’s Chronicle-Telegram incorrectly reported that the event is tonight.

Utility work to affect Route 611 traffic


AVON — Utility crews will stop traffic on state Route 611 between 9 and 11 a.m. today. Traffic will be stopped in all directions at the intersection of 611 and Chester Road for short intervals so utility crews can install cables across the street. The city suggests drivers use alternate routes to avoid delays. Possible Read More…