WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15th, 2021

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The man from Willard accused of stabbing a woman to death on Sunday was last reported in serious condition in a Toledo hospital.

According to the Sandusky Register, 44-year-old Javier Lopez was injured after he reportedly fled the scene of the stabbing and his car crashed during a pursuit on Route 229 near Fremont.

Lopez has been charged in the death of 45-year-old Margarita Roblero-Perez.

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Looking at COVID numbers…

The Erie County Health Department reports 2 new deaths and 305 new cases during a recent 7-day span. The death toll is now at 220 in Erie County since the pandemic began.

Huron County saw 1 new death reported, along with 37 new cases on Tuesday. The death toll is at 125 in Huron County.

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A semi cab was destroyed in a fire in Huron County on Monday.

The Norwalk Reflector reports that it happened on Route 61, near Peru, involving a semi truck cab without a trailer.

The driver was not injured.

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Road work in Norwalk today…

Weather permitting; crews will be repairing the intersection of North Garfield and Jefferson Street.

The city asks residents to use alternate routes.

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The city of Amherst is moving ahead with plans, to earmark money for an eventual overhaul of Oak Point Road near Route 2.

In recent years, there has been a lot of medical and commercial growth in that area, and that has resulted in more and more traffic.

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In Cleveland, 15-percent of eligible voters have decided, Justin Bibb and Kevin Kelley will advance to November’s ballot in the race for mayor.

They were the top two vote-getters in yesterday’s non-partisan primary.

Bibb received about 27-percent of the votes cast…Kelley followed with just over 19-percent.

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A road closure in Sandusky today…

The Division of Water Distribution is closing Columbus Avenue between Monroe and Madison Streets for repairs.

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The Willard Fire Department has received a $136,000 Assistance to Firefighters grant.

It will be used to purchase upgraded cardiac rescue equipment.

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Today, the Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio will host a drive-thru, mobile food pantry at Brookside High School on Harris Road in Sheffield.

It’ll run from 4:30 until 6 pm.

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The next Sandusky neighborhood ice cream social is set for tonight.

It will be held at the Sandusky Recreation Department, starting at 7 pm.

The event allows residents to meet city staff and City Commissioners, learn about projects happening in their neighborhoods and have an opportunity to share ideas for improving the city’s neighborhoods.

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SPORTS

-The Cleveland Indians split a doubleheader at Minnesota on Tuesday, winning 3-1 in Game One, then dropping Game Two 6-3.

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From the National Weather Service…

Today

A chance of showers and thunderstorms this morning.

Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.

 

Tonight

Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then becoming clear, with a low around 56.

 

Thursday

Sunny, with a high near 78.

 

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