February 12, 2016

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Trial postponed for man accused of leaving daughter’s dead body in crib

The trial for a Medina man accused of leaving his 20-month-old daughter’s dead body in a crib has been postponed. Eric Warfel, 34, was arrested Wednesday, July 29, after an Armstrong Cable technician, who was installing upgrades in all of the apartments where Warfel had been residing, found the decomposed body of Ember Warfel and Read More…

Sullivan man, dog dead after Pittsfield Township crash

PITTSFIELD TOWNSHIP — A Sullivan man and a dog are Lorain County’s first traffic fatalities of the year after a one-vehicle crashWednesday night. According to a news release from the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Kip McGraw, 41, was driving a 2003 Pontiac Aztek west on Kipton-Nickle Plate Road from Nickle Plate-Diagonal Road around 9:26 p.m. The release states Read More…

Macy’s at Midway Mall to close

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ELYRIA — Macy’s at Midway Mall will close this year. The national department store chain, headquartered in Cincinnati, announced Wednesday that the Elyria location will be one of 40 Macy’s stores that will be closed to try and make the company more cost-effective. Currently, there are 770 Macy’s stores. In addition to the Midway Mall Read More…

UPDATED: Authorities seeking escapee from correctional facility

Gregory Lee Tillman

ELYRIA — The man who escaped the Lorain Medina Community-Based Correctional Facility on Tuesday night was on the verge of being sent back before a judge for further sentencing. Lorain County Sheriff’s deputies responded about 9:10 p.m. to the minimum-security facility at 9892 Murray Ridge Road after receiving a report that Gregory Lee Tillman, 29, had broken a Read More…

Man bashed by bolt cutters in North Ridgeville

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A man was arrested and charged with felonious assault after he hit another man with bolt cutters at about 4 p.m. Tuesday in the 900 block of Center Ridge Road in North Ridgeville. According to police, a man who was hunting in the area noticed another man attempting to steal his deer stand, and when Read More…

Fugitive wanted by Lorain police arrested by task force

Alexander Camacho-Rivera

BROOKLYN — The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested a man wanted by Lorain Police and the U.S. Marshals at a hotel this morning on Pearl Road. U.S. Marshals credited a tipster with information that enabled police to arrest Alexander Camacho-Rivera, 33, believed to be part of the Latin Kings gang. Camacho-Rivera was wanted on charges Read More…

January 2016 photo gallery

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View and buy photos shot by Chronicle-Telegram photographers during the month of December. Keep checking back, as the gallery will be updated throughout the month.

Man flown to hospital after 20-foot fall

ELYRIA — A Cleveland man fell out of a third-story balcony at Park Meadow Apartments on Wednesday night. Charles Jackson, 25, apparently fell off the balcony at his girlfriend’s apartment in the 100 block of Park Meadow Drive near Abbe Road. Police said Jackson was intoxicated and his girlfriend was not with him on the Read More…

New Year’s closings, meals

The Lorain County Justice Center and county government will be closed today and Friday for New Year’s. City offices in Avon, Avon Lake, Lorain, North Ridgeville, Sheffield, Sheffield Lake and Wellington will be closed Friday. In Amherst, government offices will be closed today and Friday. Elyria City Hall will be closed Friday, but open until Read More…

Police release details in parking garage fatality

Bob Finnan The Chronicle-Telegram No charges have been filed in the traffic death of a Medina woman Sunday in Westlake. Jaclyn M. Winterborne, 32, of the 4000 block of Debbie Drive, died after being hit at 2:03 p.m. Sunday by a 1997 Jeep Wrangler driven by a 21-year-old Lorain man in a parking garage at Read More…