April 19, 2014

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Update: Police searching for suspect in Elyria armed robbery

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ELYRIA  — No one was hurt in an armed robbery at Nooks, 226 Middle Ave., around 2:10 p.m. today. Updated Oct. 10 at 8  p.m.: Police arrest Nooks armed robbery suspect hours later A witness said he saw the robber come out of the store and run east on Sedaris Lane. The witness described the Read More…

Police: Older man sought for approaching girls Thursday

ELYRIA –  Elyria police suspect two incidents Thursday afternoon in which an older, white man asked young girls if they needed rides are related. The first, at 4:38 p.m., happened by the BP gas station on East Bridge Street. A 12-year-old girl was walking home from school when a white pickup pulled alongside her and Read More…

Ohio rally pushes abortion rights, women’s health

Ruth Clevenger of Chagrin Falls, Ohio waves an American flag during the "We Won't Go Back" Statehouse Rally organized by more than 55 Ohio groups at the Ohio Statehouse, Wednesday Columbus, Ohio. The rally was organized to draw attention to legislation that will effect Ohio laws that influence different aspects of women's health care. (AP Photo/Columbus Dispatch, Brooke LaValley)

COLUMBUS — With her 2-week-old son in hand, Cleveland gynecologist Lisa Perriera told demonstrators at the Ohio Statehouse on Wednesday that new laws limiting access to abortions and other women’s health care are creating unnecessary hurdles for her patients. Perriera said that because of the laws she recently had to require a couple forced to Read More…

Follow Chronicle-Telegram reporter Lisa Roberson on Twitter

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Lisa Roberson, an award-winning journalist at The Chronicle-Telegram, created a Twitter account Tuesday. You should be familiar with Lisa’s stories covering all things important in Elyria. Now you can have a more personal professional relationship with her. Follow her on Twitter @LisaRobersonCT. Have a story idea or an insider tip? Tweet her! Or follow her Read More…

Indians notes: Jimenez gets some redemption

CLEVELAND — Through his one-plus season in Cleveland and the first half of this year, right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez was as manager Terry Francona put it — “The butt of jokes.” Few are laughing at Jimenez now — certainly none of the hitters that faced the right-hander over one of the most dominant second-half performances ever Read More…

WATCH: Joseph Allen sent back to prison in Head Start case

Attorney K. Ronald Bailey comforts a weeping Joseph Allen as a deputy gets set to handcuff Allen and return him to prison Tuesday. BRUCE BISHOP/CHRONICLE

ELYRIA — A sobbing Joseph Allen was led out a Lorain County courtroom in handcuffs today after being ordered back to prison in the controversial Head Start child molestation case. An agreement between Allen and prosecutors imposes a new sentence of 10 to 25 years in prison for Allen. He will get credit for time Read More…

Free seminar focuses on end-of-life planning

A free, informative seminar set for Wednesday at Avon Oaks Country Club is designed to ease end-of-life medical, legal and final planning. “Prepare Now for Future Peace of Mind” is sponsored by Mercy New Life Hospice, the Dennis C. Jackson Company, LPA, and Busch Funeral and Crematory Services. The goal of the seminar is that individuals walk Read More…

Elyria introduces economic director

ELYRIA — The city’s search for a new economic development specialist went all the way to the Garden State. The city’s new hire — James Graham, who is pegged with the responsibility of boosting city tax revenue and drumming up new businesses — comes from New Jersey, where he most recently served as president of Read More…

One injured in 3-car crash in front of golf course

ELYRIA — One person was injured in a three-vehicle crash Friday morning on Oberlin-Elyria Road. The crash occurred at 10:37 a.m. in front of Forest Hills Golf Course. Dakota Tomusko, 23, of Elyria, went left of center in a 2000 Hyundai Accent and went partially under a passing tractor-trailer, hitting the truck’s back tires. Tomusko’s Read More…

Avon crushes Avon Lake in season opener

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  The Avon High School Eagles beat the Avon Lake High School Shoremen Thursday 41-10 in the season opener. Watch the last minute of the game on YouTube. Catch up on game coverage below on Twitter and pick up a copy of The Chronicle-Telegram Friday for the full story. Tweets about “from:avoneagles; OR from:avonlakehs; OR Read More…