August 31, 2014

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Police: Improper lane change causes crash on I-90

A tow truck pulls a vehicle from the median of Interstate 90 near the Nagel Road entrance about 9:30 p.m. Friday. No one was injured in the two-vehicle crash. KRISTIN BAUER/CHRONICLE

AVON — A two-vehicle crash took place at 9:01 p.m. Friday on Interstate 90 east of Nagel Road, resulting in a juvenile driver facing charges. According to Avon police Sgt. George Ruple, a 2012 Ford Escape was traveling eastbound when the driver, who was a juvenile, attempted to make an improper lane change. The vehicle struck Read More…

Elyria blotter: 3 boys charged with punching teen, stealing bicycle

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Elyria police 6:22 p.m. Aug. 12 — Cascade Park, 120 Floradale Court, 13-year-old boy, 22000 block Indian Hollow Road, Grafton, 14-year-old boy, 100 block Kaiser Court, Elyria, 14-year-old boy, 6700 block West River Road, Elyria, all arrested and charged with robbery. A 14-year-old boy, who police said had a bruise and swelling under his right Read More…

Preparations underway for Lorain County Fair

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Preparations continue in high gear for the Lorain County Fair, which opens to the public on Monday and runs through Aug. 24. All the information you’ll need to know about the fair is included in The Chronicle-Telegram’s annual County Fair tab, which runs in the Sunday paper. Pick up a copy — and see you at the Read More…

Elyria man accused of beating pregnant girlfriend

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ELYRIA — An Elyria man is accused of beating his eight-months-pregnant girlfriend in her home in the 300 block of Fourth Street about 4 a.m. Tuesday. Bianca Foy said she argued with the expectant father, Isaias Sanchez, about text messages on his phone, police Officer Paul Lesner wrote in his report. Foy, who police said Read More…

Man who locked keys in his car says 2 men beat him

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LORAIN — A man who said he locked his keys in his car in the parking lot of his apartment complex at 1031 Tower Blvd. said he was beaten by two men about 9:40 p.m. Sunday. Michael Green said the men approached him in the complex between Oberlin and Washington avenues, according to police Officer Read More…

Pedestrian beaten, robbed of phone

ELYRIA — An Elyria woman said she was beaten, slashed and robbed in the 1800 block of Middle Avenue as she walked home about 11:10 p.m. Monday. The 34-year-old Middle Avenue resident said she was walking from the Gas USA station on the east side of the street near Oberlin-Elyria Road, according to police Officer Fred Read More…

Identity of SUV driver in Lorain crash released

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LORAIN — The name of the woman injured in a crash at the intersection of Kansas Avenue and E Street around 4:30 p.m. Saturday was released by police Tuesday. Mary Lewis, 72, of the 700 block of Grantwood Avenue in Sheffield Lake, was in fair condition at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, according to a Read More…

Man charged with having inappropriate images of children

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ELYRIA – An Elyria man was arrested on Tuesday morning after he was seen with inappropriate images involving children, according to police. Doug Kushen, 44, of Elyria, was charged with three counts of pandering obscenity involving a minor, one count of possessing criminal tools, one count of disseminating matter harmful to juveniles and two counts Read More…

Two men charged with robbing Vermilion man

ELYRIA — A Vermilion man who was jumped, beaten and robbed early Monday morning, made a desperate attempt to call 911 before one of his attackers smashed his phone. Raheem Nelson, 18, and Tyler Guignette, 18, both from Elyria, were charged with robbery about 3:30 a.m. Monday, only 30 minutes after a Vermilion man told Read More…

Motorcyclist remains in critical condition after crash

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LORAIN — A motorcyclist critically injured in a Saturday crash remained in critical condition at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland on Monday night, according to a nursing supervisor. Scot Donohue 45, of the 2100 block of Garfield Avenue in Lorain, was injured in a crash at the intersection of Kansas Avenue and E Street about Read More…