September 19, 2014

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University Hospitals Elyria, Mayor Holly Brinda accept Ice Bucket Challenge

From left, Fran Gardner/VP, General Counsel; Dave Cook/COO; Mayor Holly Brinda of Elyria; Don Sheldon/President and Brian Hoagland/Chairman of the Board, UH Elyria Medical Center participate in the Ice Bucket Challenge. PHOTO COURTESY OF UH-ELYRIA

The Ice Bucket Challenge is continuing to make the rounds on the Internet as participants raise money and awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. The premise of the social media-driven initiative is to invite people to pour a bucket of ice water over their heads and then challenge others to Read More…

Photos: Lorain County students head back to school

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Summer is drawing to a close as children around Lorain County head back to school, and we’ve asked parents to share their “First Day of School” photos. Submit your photos by posting them to our Facebook wall, tweeting them at us or emailing them to readerphotos@chroniclet.com. We’ll include them in the gallery below.

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…