Tuesday, February 4th, 2020

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Governor Mike DeWine has awarded more than $2 million to local drug task forces.

Among those to receive funds…

-METRICH Drug Task Force, a 10-county agency that includes Huron County, $240,000

-Ottawa County Regional Drug Task Force, $65,000

-Lorain County Drug Task Force, $87,000

-Medina County Drug Task Force, $76,000

 

A Tiffin man was arrested Friday after he allegedly showed a firearm after being involved in a car crash in Sandusky County.

According to the Sandusky Register, 35-year-old Brian Halbisen faces charges of OVI, leaving the scene of an injury crash and aggravated menacing.

Halbisen allegedly attempted to flee an accident after crashing his truck into a car on County Road 41 in Jackson Township; where he allegedly tried to flee the scene, but then hit a stopped vehicle.

Authorities say that bystanders tried to stop him from leaving again, but he brandished a gun and drove off…later arrested at a residence on County Road 41.

 

A student from Lorain High School faces discipline…accused of making a threat against the school via Snapchat.

Lorain Police say, the student admitted making the threat, and yesterday, there was increased police presence near Lorain High.

 

The battle over students and money has made its way to the Ohio Supreme Court.

According to the Chronicle Telegram, several groups…including some private schools…have filed a lawsuit challenging Senate Bill 120 that placed a hold on further expansion of ‘school choice’ until April.

A full report in today’s Chronicle Telegram

 

Fremont Police say a reported runaway teen was found safe and sound on Monday.

Authorities said Jazmyne Wadsworth had run away from home on Sunday afternoon.

 

Elyria’s new mayor…Frank Whitfield…is not giving up hope, of keeping the Bendix Corporation in town.

According to the Chronicle Telegram, Mayor Whitfield will meet Friday, with Bendix representatives.

Last year, the company affirmed a previous announcement that they would be leaving Elyria for a new home in Avon.

A full report in today’s Chronicle Telegram

 

The battle over students and money has made its way to the Ohio Supreme Court.

Several groups…including some private schools…have filed a lawsuit challenging Senate Bill 120 that placed a hold on further expansion of ‘school choice’ until April.

 

Margaretta Schools have added a new staff member…Bella.

Bella is an 11-year-old certified Therapy Dog.

She’s a hypoallergenic Golden-doodle; that will be on hand throughout the school day to help offer friendship, boost self-esteem and relieve loneliness to students and staff.

 

Applications for housing development and beautification assistance are now available for Sandusky residents.

Officials say they can be found on the city’s website or hard copies can be mailed.

 

Tonight, the ‘Dancing with the Stars’ tour rolls into the Akron Civic Theatre.

The performance will feature many of the professional dancers from the legendary TV show, along with special guest…Kate Flannery, aka ‘Meredith’, of “The Office”.

 

From the National Weather Service…

Today

A chance of rain and light snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain.

Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 32 by 5:00 pm.

 

Tonight

Light snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 28.

 

Wednesday

Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.

 

Thursday

A chance of rain and snow. High near 37.

 

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