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10 hrs ago | The Chronicle-Telegram
A man jumped in front of a semi on Route 20 and then lit himself on fire Monday morning, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. At 10:49 a.m., the Elyria post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol received a report than an individual had been struck by a vehicle on Route 20, east of Oberlin, according to Lt.
14 hrs ago | Cleveland.com
One man died and one woman was hospitalized after a car crashed and rolled over early Monday in Carlisle Township. Harold L. Brown, 31, of Elyria, was killed in the 1:32 a.m. crash on West River Road north of Russia Road, the State Highway Patrol said in a statement.
Theresa M. Weber , 87, of Elyria, and a recent resident of the Abbewood, passed away Friday, August 15, 2014, at UH Elyria Medical Center, following a short illness. Survivors include two daughters, Karen L. Ponting of Elyria, Julie A. Conley of Marietta, Georgia; five sons, Michael A. of Wellington, Craig F. of Elyria, Jeffrey E. of Lawrenceville, Ggeorgia, Kevin T. of Delray Beach, Florida, Brian J. of Port St. Lucie, Florida.
ELYRIA - The Lorain County commissioners on Friday asked the Ohio Supreme Court to strike down a court order issued by county Common Pleas Judge James Burge last month requiring them to fund security upgrades for the county's Adult Probation Department. Burge's order gave the commissioners until today to furnish $124,953 to county Sheriff Phil Stammitti to pay for manpower and equipment to provide security screenings at the entrances to the old Lorain County Courthouse and the old Columbia Gas Building.
Jerold H. Dute, 87, of LaGrange, passed away Friday, September 12, 2014, at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center, following a short illness.
Dorothy M. Smith , 93, of Elyria, passed away Friday, September 12, 2014 at the Elyria Wesleyan Village, following a brief illness.
ELYRIA - Educators want parents who plan to data mine the state report cards released today by the Ohio Department of Education to remember one thing: Change is neither easy nor pretty. Today's release likely will result in fewer stellar report cards and more that reflect districts need improvement.
Pink cookies will not be sold at Elyria, Ohio schools, reports the Chronicle-Telegram . The popular cookies - named Best Cafeteria Cookie by Cleveland magazine in 2009 - have too much real butter and sour cream icing to meet federal guidelines.
Larry Arthur Diederich, 75, of North Ridgeville, unexpectedly went home to be with the Lord on Monday, September 8, 2014. He was born February 25, 1939 in Elyria.
Barbara Ellen Sabin, 73, of Wellington, passed away Wednesday, September 10, 2014, at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center. She was born September 6, 1941 in Oberlin, to the late Raymond Jay and Pearl Sabin.
A 31-year-old Bay Village man has been indicted on felony charges of bank robbery for a July 14 robbery of Lorain National Bank on North Ridge Road. A grand jury elected to charge Robert T. Gauna with the federal offense after hearing how he allegedly walked into the bank, pulled out a gun and ordered the teller to give him all the $10 bills in the cash drawer.
ELYRIA - The 9/11 attacks and future attacks in Iraq and Syria were on the minds of participants in an Ely Square candlelight vigil Thursday.
Make sure you stop by and check out Madison. She arrived from the Lorain County Kennel in hopes of getting a home sooner here at Friendship.
ELYRIA - Police have cited four employees at local businesses for selling alcohol to underage buyers after conducting an underage alcohol compliance check this weekend. Employees at Pop's Drive Thru on 249 Oberlin Road, Convenient Food Mart at 8703 West Ridge Road, Ten to Ten Drive Thru at 212 Cleveland St. and Ten to Ten Drive Thru at 124 Antioch Road, were all cited for underage sales on Saturday.
ELYRIA - An Elyria grandmother fell victim to a scam Wednesday morning when someone called her, pretending to be an Akron police officer and asked for bond money. The 78-year-old Elyria woman told police she received a call from a woman who said she was "Officer Davis" from the Akron police Department.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 10:23 am
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