May 4, 2016

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PRODUCT ALERT: Giant Eagle recalling cookies over milk labeling

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh-based Giant Eagle supermarket chain is recalling Walnut Delight and Pecan Tassie cookies because labels wrongly omitted milk as an ingredient. That could cause problems for people with milk allergies. Giant Eagle is recalling all cookie packages with “sell-by” dates through Tuesday. The chain wants customers to throw away the cookies or Read More…

May 2016 photo gallery

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

10 things to know, Tuesday, May 3

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. What Ted Cruz faces in Midwestern primary It’s a high-stakes test for the Texas senator’s slumping presidential campaign in Indiana, one of the last opportunities for him to halt Trump’s stunning march toward the GOP nomination. 2. Read More…

Four arrests made in Garden Street shooting

ELYRIA — Four people were arrested after a shootout on Garden Street on Monday, but police still are sorting out their exact involvement in the incident and also are searching for others who may have been involved. Elyria police Capt. Chris Costantino said no one was injured in the shootout, which took place just before Read More…

Avon Lake woman found guilty of killing husband

ELYRIA — It took a jury just two hours of deliberation Monday to return a guilty verdict against Jeane Harrington on murder, felonious assault and tampering with evidence charges for killing her estranged husband, Michael Gabel. Harrington, 58, was lead out of the courtroom in handcuffs after Lorain County Common Pleas Judge Raymond Ewers ordered Read More…

Lawyers say meds to blame for Veterans Service Commission board member’s erratic behavior

ELYRIA — Lawyers for the Lorain County Veterans Service Commission board member, whose fellow members are trying to have him remove because of his “abusive, demeaning and confrontational” behavior, blamed his change in attitude on an anti-seizure medication he was taking in court documents filed last week. Robert Mackin no longer is taking the medication, Read More…

Former Lorain City Council candidate charged with receiving stolen property

LORAIN — A former City Council candidate was arrested Sunday and charged with receiving stolen property and failure to have a license plate. Police said Christopher Olejko, 48, of the 300 block of Indiana Avenue, was driving down Washington Avenue at 12:25 p.m. and was pulled over near West 10th Street for not having any front Read More…

Lorain teen pleads guilty in death of friend in car crash

ELYRIA — A 17-year-old driver who was behind the wheel during a car crash last year that killed his best friend admitted Monday to misdemeanor charges of vehicular homicide and criminal damaging during an appearance in Lorain County Juvenile Court. Zachary Goodin had faced a felony charge of aggravated vehicular homicide in the case before Read More…

Flores questions housing court updates

LORAIN — City Council made plans Monday night to take a closer look at the city’s housing court, especially when it comes to the way Judge Chris Cook updates the body. Councilman Dennis Flores, D- 2nd Ward, said he feels the updates Council receives are not detailed enough. “One of the reasons I bring it Read More…

Details scant for plans for up to $25 million investment in North Ridgeville, but 300 new jobs could result

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — City officials are providing few details about a large commercial development promising 300 jobs and millions of investment dollars. The agreement with Scannell Development Company, an Indianapolis-based developer of buildings in the United States and Canada, was unanimously approved after a 20-minute executive session Monday night. According to the firm’s website, those Read More…