Thursday, February 6th, 2020

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Winter weather making headlines this morning…

Roads are likely slick due to a layer of ice and a couple of inches of snow that fell overnight.

Erie and Huron Counties are under a Level 1 Winter Weather Road Condition Advisory until further notice.

Many schools are also delayed or closed.

 

The Feds have arrested a suspected Salvadoran gang-member in Ohio, wanted for a homicide in his home country.

Immigration officials picked up 35-year-old Santos Amaya Cruz near Columbus.

They say, he had been kicked out of the U-S on two previous occasions.

The Ohio Department of Health wants to keep the public in the loop when it comes to the Corona Virus.

Beginning today, the state will post online, the number of confirmed cases and those under investigation.

The list will be updated on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Local health districts will also be notified when test results are received, whether they are negative or positive.

 

Willard City Schools Director of Buildings and Operations, Mike Lillo, has posted a letter to parents on social media regarding the uptick of illnesses in the area.

Lillo says the custodial staff is proactively cleaning classrooms and restrooms, spraying all door handles with what’s called Steriphene 2 disinfectant…as well as applying disinfectant to all surfaces.

 

A man from Clyde has been indicted on 2 counts of felony sexual battery and rape.

According to the Fremont News Messenger, 33-year-old Cody Delgado allegedly used his role as an advocate for addiction recovery to have sexual contact with 2 women that he persuaded to use drugs…reportedly taking place in 2017 and 2018.

 

A Sandusky man was allegedly caught looking at pornographic videos and drinking beer…on a library computer…on Tuesday.

According to the Sandusky Register, the 40-year-old was charged with having an open container in a public place and was banned from the library for 60 days.

Police say they discovered the man watching the video with multiple open and unopened beer cans near him.

 

Hourly workers at Ford’s Ohio Assembly Plant in Avon Lake and those nationwide, will soon have a little more pocket-change.

Ford has announced, U-S factory-workers will receive profit-sharing-checks in March…with checks averaging 66-hundred-dollars.

That’s down about 1-thousand-dollars from a year ago.

 

The Lorain City Schools are another step closer, to getting out, from under, state control.

The Ohio House has passed an education bill that includes language, removing Lorain, East Cleveland and Youngstown from state-control by June 30th.

State Representative Gayle Manning of North Ridgeville says, the bill would allow the local school board and superintendent, to work with a state-appointed transformation-board

 

Norwalk Police say there have been multiple reports of overnight vehicle entries here recently.

…Occurring on Stoutenburg Drive, Cherry Street and Chestnut Street.

Police say to not leave valuables in your car and to lock your doors.

Authorities are asking if anyone might have surveillance video of the incidents.

 

There’s a new recreation director for the Norwalk Parks and Rec Department.

The Norwalk Reflector reports that Lynden Ramsey is in her first week of work in the new position after previously working for Norwalk as recreation coordinator.

Ramsey replaces Nikki Cross, who also started her new job this week as director of the Family and Children First Council of Huron County.

 

From the National Weather Service…

Today

A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 10:00 am today.

Rain showers, snow showers, and freezing drizzle likely.

Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 33.

Tonight

Snow showers, possibly mixed with freezing rain.

Areas of fog. Low around 27.

 

Friday

Snow showers, mainly in the morning, with 1 to 2 inches possible.

Areas of fog. High near 32.

 

Saturday

A slight chance of snow.

Partly sunny, with a high near 32.

 

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