December 17, 2014


Lorain police officer to be relieved of dog catching duties


LORAIN — The dog whisperer is speaking out. Police Officer Rick Broz, Lorain’s dog catcher since Nov. 24, said Lorain’s municipal union is barking up the wrong tree by filing a grievance over his new job. Broz said Tuesday that he was told by his union president, police Officer Kyle Gelenius, that a grievance was Read More…

Oberlin College students denied request to suspend grades over protests


OBERLIN — Oberlin College students who sought to have their grades suspended because they’ve been protesting police brutality on and off campus will not get their wish. College President Marvin Krislov on Sunday issued a letter denying the students’ request. Last week, a group of Oberlin students presented a petition signed by 1,300 of their Read More…

Vehicle license fee proposed to pay for North Ridgeville road projects


NORTH RIDGEVILLE — When voters rejected an $8 million bond issue in May that would have paid the city’s portion of the $67 million widening and improvement project for Center Ridge and Lear-Nagle roads, city officials said they would pursue other avenues to fund the work. Voters turned down the bond issue by 143 votes in Read More…

UPDATED: Driver charged after crashing into Elyria house


ELYRIA — After a car carrying a man and a woman went off the road and into a house Tuesday, witnesses saw a woman get out of the car and yell that the man was trying to kill them. Around noon Tuesday, Jeffrey Thomas, 36, of Cleveland, was driving a Chevy Impala northbound on East Read More…

December 2014 Photo Gallery


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