October 2, 2014


Judge Burge pleads not guilty to corruption charges

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ELYRIA — Lorain County Common Pleas Judge James Burge pleaded not guilty to public corruption charges during a court appearance today. Burge faces charges of having an unlawful interest in a public contract, soliciting improper compensation, tampering with records and falsification. Half of the dozen charges are felonies. Burge, who is barred from hearing cases Read More…

North Ridgeville landlord fined $30K for discrimination

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NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Landlord Emil Bagi is accused of discriminating against black people. Bagi has agreed to a $30,000 settlement over the allegations, a Department of Justice news release said Tuesday. The department said it sent blacks and whites posing as tenants to Bagi’s Ridge Plaza Apartment complex and they reported being treated differently. Blacks Read More…

Stolen items found by the truckload at Lorain house

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LORAIN — Police on Tuesday found more than $10,000 worth of stolen goods when they searched a Lorain house. A months-long investigation into a rash of burglaries on the west side of Lorain led police to the house in the 1200 block of Oberlin Avenue about 2 p.m. Tuesday, said Lorain Police Capt. Roger Watkins. Read More…

September 2014 Photo Gallery

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