August 20, 2014

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Westlake man, 22, accused of stabbing parents

Robert Jaworski

A Westlake man sustained life-threatening injuries after he and his wife were stabbed by their son Monday night, according to police. Police received a 911 hang-up call from 27965 Southbridge Drive at 10:18 p.m. Monday. A callback by dispatch revealed that two residents had been stabbed by their son, Robert Jaworski, 22, according to a Read More…

Reward offered for Westlake area fugitive

William Waters III

The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of a Westlake area fugitive. William Waters III, 38, is wanted by the U.S. Marshals and the Westlake Police Department for unlawful sexual conduct with a minor. Waters allegedly engaged in sexual conduct with two minors under the Read More…

Lorain County Fair 2014 Live Stream

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The 169th annual Lorain County Fair is being held at the fairgrounds in Wellington from Aug. 18-24. The Chronicle-Telegram staff will be actively sharing photos and commentary from the fair on Twitter and Instagram using #LoCoFair14. Follow the feed below. Are you going to the fair? Use #LoCoFair14 and your tweets and photos will appear, Read More…

Chronicle-Telegram participates in Ice Bucket Challenge

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You’ve probably seen it all over your social media feeds – your friends, sports teams and celebrities dumping buckets of freezing water over their heads. The Ice Bucket Challenge, as it’s aptly called, invites people to pour a bucket of ice water over their heads, and then challenge others to do the same. In lieu Read More…

Highway Patrol to hold 2 OVI checkpoints in Elyria tonight

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The Ohio Highway Patrol, in conjunction with the Elyria Police Department, will hold two OVI checkpoints tonight. Both checkpoints will be held in Elyria from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. The locations will be on Lorain Boulevard at Foster Avenue, and on Cleveland Street near Harwood Street. The checkpoints also will be held in conjunction Read More…

Fuel Mart break-in suspect turns self in

Tyler Ellis

A man identified in the break-in of a Carlisle Township gas station last week as turned himself in. Tyler Ellis, 30, of Lorain, is accused of breaking into Fuel Mart, 430 Oberlin-Elyria Road, during the early morning hours of Aug. 3 and stealing numerous cartons of cigarettes. He was identified by the public after surveillance Read More…

Sheriff’s office investigating Fuel Mart break-in

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The Lorain County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a break-in during the early morning hours Sunday at the Fuel Mart, 430 Oberlin-Elyria Road in Carlisle Township. Surveillance video shows the suspect, a white male wearing a dark color jacket and light color sweatpants, stealing numerous cartons of cigarettes from the business. Anyone who can identify the Read More…

UPDATED: Equipment failure caused Elyria power outages

Equipment failure at two Ohio Edison substations is being blamed for power outages in Elyria. Read More…

North Ridgeville woman killed in interstate crash

WESTLAKE – A North Ridgeville woman was killed in a fiery car crash on Interstate 90 last night. Kelly Kramer, 25, was driving a 2012 Ford four-door on Interstate 90 near Columbia Road at about 11:44 p.m. Sunday when she drove off the eastbound side of the road. The vehicle went into a ditch and Read More…

Lorain man added to ‘Dangerous Dozen’ fugitive list

Dreshawn Pinkney

A Lorain man is among five new additions to the “Dangerous Dozen” list of most wanted violent fugitives. Dreshawn Pinkney, 21, is wanted for rape by the LorainCounty division of the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force. The charges stem from an incident where Pinkney allegedly lured a juvenile female into a closet at a Read More…