November 28, 2015


UPDATED: Power restored after outages across county

Outages throughout the county were the result of a transmission line problem, and all of it has been restored, according to First Energy. Around noon, a problem occurred with a main transmission line that feeds several power stations and that result in a widespread outage. Mark Durbin, company spokesman, said the outage is being investigated, but all customers Read More…

LIVE CHAT: Chronicle-Telegram high school football week 9

Austin Conrad of Keystone rushes against Wellington in the first half. DAVID RICHARD / CHRONICLE

Live Blog Lorain County High School Football Week 9  

Berlin Heights man injured in Interstate 90 accident

AVON – A Berlin Heights man was transported to University Hospitals Avon Medical Center after crashing into a guard rail on Interstate 90 Friday morning. Avon Fire Lt. Brett Brueshler said the 58-year-old man was traveling east on Interstate 90 around 9 a.m. when he lost control of his small sedan near the Route 611 Read More…

Avon Heritage Elementary evacuated after bomb threat

AVON – Avon Heritage Elementary School, located at 35575 Detroit Road, is being evacuated after school officials received an automated call referencing a bomb threat. No details of the actual call are available. Students are being escorted to a safe place. Avon police are on the scene. Calls to Avon Superintendent Michael Laub are not Read More…

VIDEO: Alcorn talks Week 9 of high school football


The end of the regular high school football season is almost upon us, and Tim Alcorn of WEOL AM-930 talks with Bruce Bishop, breaking down this week’s matchups and bringing the playoff picture into clearer focus.

Trick or treat times


Amherst: The annual Halloween Parade and Costume Contest registration is 3 p.m. at the San Spring Building, 480 Park Ave., with judging at 4 p.m. Oct. 31. In the event of rain, the contest will at the Amherst Fire Station, 414 Church St. Trick-or-treating is 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31. Amherst Township: 1 to Read More…

Radio transmissions reveal intense drama

Much of Wednesday’s negotiations involving a man with a rifle holding two South Amherst firefighters hostage were conducted on Fire Department portable radios, allowing a rare chance to hear the conversation in real time. Lt. Heath Tester of the Lorain County Sheriff’s Office was able to de-escalate the situation during the sometimes-tense negotiations in which Read More…

Lorain teen dies from injuries


LORAIN — Fatal hit-and-run victim Jayvian Johnson never had a chance to avoid being struck, according to police and his girlfriend’s mother. The 17-year-old Johnson was walking east in the westbound lane of West 23rd Street between Kelly Place and Reid Avenue when he was struck by an eastbound vehicle about 9 p.m. Monday, according Read More…

Huron Street Marathon station robbed at gunpoint

ELYRIA — A man brandishing a black handgun robbed the Marathon station at 503 Huron St. on Monday night. The clerk told officers the white man was wearing a dark blue hooded sweatshirt when he walked into the store just before 10 p.m. and immediately told her to give him all of the store’s money. Read More…

Woman injured in Elyria accidental shooting

 LifeCare and Elyria fire workers load a woman who reportedly suffered an accidental gunshot wound. A paramedic holds a small child that was in he home at the time.

ELYRIA — Police were called to a home for an accidental shooting around 3 p.m. Monday after a homeowner with a concealed carry permit shot herself in the leg. Elyria Police Lt. William Pelko said Nicole Gillette, of the 500 block of Baldwin Street, was putting a 9 mm handgun back into a safe when Read More…