Thursday, January 30th, 2020
Two students from Miami University of Ohio are awaiting test-results to determine whether they have the Corona Virus.
Both students recently visited China…and both have symptoms, similar to those overseas.
In China, the death-toll now stands at more than 170.
Another 8-thousand people have become sick.
It’s believed to be a case of mistaken identity; with no criminal intent suspected.
That’s what the Norwalk Police Department says about a woman that was being investigated for offering a ride to an 11-year-old Main Street School student last week.
The 63-year-old was contacted by authorities where she told them that she was on her way to a rental property she owns when she saw a boy she believed to be her tenant’s grandson and offered him a ride due to the cold weather.
She said when she arrived at the tenant’s residence, the child was already there; and she realized her mistake.
Lorain’s new police chief…Jim McCann…has asked the Highway Patrol for help in reducing crashes in high-traffic areas.
They include; Baumhart Road, Elyria Avenue and Tower Boulevard.
A Fremont man has been arrested for meth possession following a raid by the Sandusky County Drug Task Force on Tuesday.
Authorities say they executed a search warrant at the residence of 32-year-old Anthony Kashlut at a North Street apartment…where they found several items related to drug trafficking, including suspected heroin and suspected meth, suspected cocaine, marijuana, over $1,500 in cash, scales, 3 BB gun handguns and a security camera.
In recognition of this Sunday’s Super Bowl, Huron County Safe Communities Coalition and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration are reminding Super Bowl party-goers that designated drivers are the best defense against the dangers of drunk driving.
They say, if your Super Bowl celebration involves alcohol, plan for a ride home with a sober driver…and if you’re hosting the party, take care of the designated drivers.
State lawmakers continue their disagreements over expansion of a school voucher system that would take effect Saturday.
(The expansion would add more than a dozen schools in Lorain County, to a list of under-performing schools.)
The Ohio Senate has approved a temporary freeze, but the Ohio House rejected a similar bill.
The issue now goes to a House-Senate conference committee, to see if they can iron out differences.
Keep an eye out for a future episode of A&E’s reality program, ‘Live PD’.
The City of Sandusky Police Department says their officer, Darian Cook, was in New York City on Wednesday filming an interview.
The Humane Society of Erie County is in need of volunteers.
They’re looking for those 18-years-old and up who have a love for dogs and would be interested in walking some.
They say there are no time restraints…with mornings, afternoons and weekend slots available.
Volunteer applications are available on their website.
From the National Weather Service…
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.
A slight chance of rain and snow showers.
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.