February 9, 2016


27 dead, including 20 children, after shooting at Connecticut elementary school


NEWTOWN, Conn. — A man opened fire Friday inside the Connecticut elementary school where his mother worked as a teacher, killing 26 people, including 20 children, as youngsters cowered in their classrooms and trembled helplessly to the sound of gunfire reverberating through the building. The killer, armed with two handguns, committed suicide and another person Read More…

President Barack Obama wins re-election

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama rolled to re-election Tuesday night, vanquishing former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney despite a weak economy that plagued his first term and put a crimp in the middle class dreams of millions. In victory, he confidently promised better days ahead. Obama spoke to thousands of cheering supporters in his hometown of Read More…

Former Browns owner Art Modell dead at age 87

BALTIMORE — Former Browns owner Art Modell has died. He was 87. The Baltimore Ravens said Modell died of natural causes early Thursday at Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he had been admitted Wednesday. Modell was among the most important figures in the NFL as owner of the Cleveland Browns, which became the Ravens after he Read More…

President’s focus today will be on jobs; he’s expected to meet with LCCC job training students

President Barack Obama takes a drink of water while he addresses a crowd at Lorain County Community College on Jan. 22, 2010. Obama makes a return visit to Elyria and to the college today.

ELYRIA — Before he gives his speech on the economy at Lorain County Community College today, President Barack Obama will meet with unemployed workers who are now students in the school’s job training programs. The speech will “highlight the president’s job training initiatives to help get more Americans back to work, and connect unemployed Americans Read More…

President Obama returning to LCCC Wednesday

President Barack Obama speaks Jan. 22, 2010, at Lorain County Community College.

ELYRIA — President Barack Obama will return to Lorain County Community College on Wednesday for a speech on the economy. Obama last visited Elyria on Jan. 22, 2010, as part of his “White House to Main Street Tour” when he visited EMC Precision Machining and Riddell, grabbed a burger at Smitty’s and held a town Read More…

The E-dition is free today 3/16/2012

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Sheriff’s deputy upgraded to fair condition following shooting


Brad Dicken, Adam Wright and Bruce Bishop, The Chronicle-Telegram LAGRANGE TWP. — A man suspected of shooting a Lorain County sheriff’s deputy committed suicide as a police helicopter spotlighted his position in a farm field along state Route 301 and police closed in. The death of 42-year-old Travis Stidham ended a nearly two-hour manhunt after Read More…

Boil alert issued for Elyria, Amherst and Elyria Township, parts of Sheffield Township

ELYRIA — A boil alert for the cities of Elyria and Amherst, as well as in Elyria Township, is in effect until 10 p.m. Sheffield Township residents who have Elyria water are also effected, according to township trustee Chad Parsons. A boil alert asks people to boil drinking water to prevent them from potentially becoming Read More…

Free Thanksgiving meals

The annual Lorain County Community College Thanksgiving dinner will be 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday in the LCCC Spitzer Conference Center Grand Room. This LCCC tradition — sponsored by the LCCC Student Life and Dining Services offices — provides a free, family-style Thanksgiving dinner to anyone unable to share the holiday with family or friends. Read More…