July 23, 2014

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WEATHER UPDATE — More snow expected

A hazardous weather outlook and winter storm warning remain in effect until 11 p.m. tonight. Snow is expected to continue throughout the afternoon, accumulating between three and seven inches, according to the National Weather Service. The snow is also expected to be accompanied by or change to sleet and freezing rain at some point tonight Read More…

Lorain fugitive arrested in Fla.

A former Lorain man who allegedly threw a bullet-proof vest and weapon out of his car during a high-speed chase in Lorain in late 2006 has been arrested in Florida, according to the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force. Brandon Chambers, 25, was arrested about noon on Friday in the Orlando area after 11 months Read More…

Metro Parks trail plan connects harbor with Elyria

LORAIN — Officials from Lorain, Elyria and the Lorain County Metro Parks unveiled a plan Monday to create a trail and bike path that will extend through the Republic Engineered Products property in Lorain and connect the Lorain harbor with downtown Elyria. Metro Parks Executive Director Dan Martin said the 10-mile route will cap off Read More…

Ex-police officer testifies he accidentally killed pregnant lover

CANTON — There was a gasp in the courtroom when the former police officer on trial in the murder of his pregnant lover was called to the witness stand. Bobby Cutts Jr., who remained silent for a week last summer as thousands searched for the woman, confessed to accidentally killing her and told jurors he’s Read More…

Gunmen steal 4 Impressionist paintings worth $163 million from private museum

ZURICH, Switzerland — Three gunmen in ski masks and dark clothes burst into a museum just before closing time. After a quick run through the building, they hustled out the door and sped off with paintings by Cezanne, Degas, van Gogh and Monet valued at $163.2 million. Authorities appealed Monday for any witnesses to help Read More…

One word: Chocolate (Yes, it deserves its own festival)

Year 2 of Vermilion library chocolate festival: No trifling matter — mocha chocolate wins Everything was coming up chocolate at the second annual Vermilion Public Library Chocolate Festival on Saturday. How’s this for tantalizing — There were moist cupcakes topped with fluffy icing, crunchy chocolate toffee, decadent brownies and plump, ripe strawberries drizzled with the Read More…

Police blotter: Feb. 12, 2008

Elyria Sunday, Feb. 10 11:48 a.m. – 200 block Woodford Ave., theft of four-wheeler. 2:56 p.m. – 100 block Blake St., burglary. 4:37 p.m. – Park Avenue, Tarik A. Mashrah, 34, 200 block Park Meadow Drive, Elyria, charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana and tinted windows. 5:02 p.m. – 800 block Garden Read More…

Poll: Obama leads, Clinton ties against McCain

WASHINGTON — Democrat Barack Obama would narrowly defeat Republican John McCain if they were matched today in the presidential election, while McCain and Hillary Rodham Clinton are running about even, according to new general-election sentiment since the Super Tuesday contests. Obama outpaces Clinton in a matchup against McCain among men, minorities and moderates in an Read More…

Steele grad jumps onto MTV

Steve Fogarty The Chronicle-Telegram It takes eight years, on average, to get good enough so you don’t “face plant” at a “huckfest.” If you and your snowboard are one, no explanation is needed. For the rest of you, “face plant” is a term for landing face first in the snow. A “huckfest” is a gathering Read More…

His ship came in? Yeah, twice

CARLISLE TWP. — Dale Maynard is used to seeing the yard behind his Carlisle Township house littered with debris after a flood. In the 11 times his lawn has flooded since 2006, he’s found barrels, chairs, crates of empty beer bottles and darn near everything else one can imagine. But even he was surprised last Read More…