September 20, 2014

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Wellington delays decision on new police chief

WELLINGTON — Two members of Lorain County law enforcement are vying for the police chief position in Wellington, but residents might have to wait another month before a decision is made. Interim Police Chief Michael Barrett is competing for the job with Detective Donald Barker of the Lorain County Drug Task Force. Both men submitted Read More…

Elyria teachers show up en masse at school board meeting, stay silent

ELYRIA — An audience of red-shirt-clad educators crowded Wednesday’s Elyria school board meeting in an unusually large number, but they remained nearly silent. The teachers and administrators filled the chairs, stood against the walls and some even sat on the floor while the more than 90 minute meeting was conducted. No one offered an explanation Read More…

UPDATED: One confirmed dead in shooting at Elyria apartment

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ELYRIA — The killer or killers of a 25-year-old Elyria man fatally shot Wednesday remained at large early Thursday. The victim was identified as Matthew Stinson by his brother, Brian Stinson. Court records show a Matthew Stinson living in the apartment at 424 Wesley Ave., where police responded at 10:39 p.m. Wednesday after reports of Read More…

VIDEO: Tim Alcorn previews Week 4 of high school football

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Every week, Tim Alcorn from WEOL AM 930 and The Chronicle-Telegram’s Bruce Bishop preview the upcoming high school football games. See what Tim has to say about week 4 of high school football, which starts on Thursday night and continues until Saturday afternoon: If you’re interested, previous videos can be viewed here: Week 1 Week 2 Week Read More…

Prosecutors mull charges in Bay Village ice bucket prank

CLEVELAND (AP) — Prosecutors are reviewing evidence to determine if charges should be filed against five northeast Ohio teenagers accused of dumping urine and tobacco over the head of an autistic boy who thought he was participating in the Ice Bucket Challenge fundraiser. The teenagers, ranging in age from 14 to 17, poured a bucket Read More…

Dump truck overturns on Columbia Station property

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COLUMBIA STATION – A dump truck driver was taken to the hospital after his truck overturned. Jason Webb, of Berea-based Fabrizi Trucking and Paving, was dumping dirt at 26697 Sprague Road for property owners Mark and Tiffany Goebel at about 1:30 p.m. Wednesday when the accident occurred. Tiffany Goebel was outside when she heard a Read More…

UPDATED: Deputy injured during pursuit of car theft suspect

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EATON TWP. — A Lorain County Sheriff’s deputy was struck by a passing car during a pursuit for a suspected car thief Wednesday morning. At about 7:45 a.m. Wednesday, the sheriff’s office received a report that a vehicle had been stolen in GraftonTownship sometime overnight. Later that morning, at about 9 a.m., the sheriff’s office Read More…

UPDATED: Indiana man accused of stabbing wife found in Ohio

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AMHERST TWP — After a woman was stabbed in her Indiana home Tuesday evening, her husband fled the scene, ditched his car and turned up more than 200 miles away in Amherst Township the next morning. Abundio Lozano, 35, was pulled over traveling east on the Ohio Turnpike in Amherst Township early Wednesday after the Read More…

Lorain police investigating report of man attempting to lure children

LORAIN – Police are investigating after reports that a man was attempting to lure children into his vehicle. A woman told police that her juvenile daughter came home at about 3 p.m. Tuesday and said that she was near West 18th Street and Hamilton when a man asked her to come to his vehicle, according Read More…

10 Things to Know, Wednesday, Sept. 17

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. What U.S. lawmakers are ready to OK  The House is set to approve Obama’s plan to order training and arms for moderate Syrian rebels in a bid to combat the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria. Read More…