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A Shiloh man faces felony charges after he’s believed by authorities to have fled a fatal hit/skip crash on Sunday in Richland County.

The State Highway Patrol says that 13-year-old Luke Newswanger of Shelby was on a bicycle on Bowman Road in Cass Township when he was struck and killed by a truck believed to belong to 38-year-old Bud Thornsberry, who’s been charged with multiple felonies including aggravated vehicular assault.

Numerous tips from the public helped lead to the arrest.


A student has been charged with making a terrorist threat and inducing panic…accused of making an online threat of violence in the Elyria City Schools.

The threat led to increased police presence yesterday at Westwood Middle School.

A separate threat…in the Lorain City Schools…led police to another student…although no charges have been filed in that case.


The Lorain County Prosecutor’s Office has cleared an Elyria Police Officer, for shooting and wounding a man who had pointed a gun at another police officer.

A full report in today’s Chronicle Telegram…


It’s Pearl Harbor Day…80 years on.

Ceremonies will be held nationwide, including one in Avon Lake.

American Legion Post 2-11 on Walker Road will host a program at 1 pm.


The Erie County Health Department has issued an Overdose Spike Alert. 

Health officials say there have been 3 overdose incidents in Sandusky in the last few days.

Narcan was administered in those 3 incidents; and were successfully reversed.


The date has been announced for a murder trial in Sandusky.

According to the Sandusky Register, the trial for 27-year-old Shakill Fenderson, who faces an aggravated murder charge, will begin January 10th in Erie County Common Pleas Court.

Fenderson is charged in the shooting death of 34-year-old Elisha Cannon of Sandusky in July.


Firefighters in Avon Lake believe, Sunday’s fire on Dakota Run began in a storage shed and spread to the nearby house.

No one was hurt.


Elyria Mayor Frank Whitfield has sworn in Bill Pelko as the city’s new chief of police.

Pelko has been with the force for more than 25 years, and succeeds Duane Whitely, whose last day on the job was December 1st.


Checking COVID numbers…

4,900 cases statewide on Monday…lower than the 21-day average of about 6,000.

24 new cases were reported in Huron County on Monday.


Another month, another dip in new vehicle sales here in Northern Ohio…

However, according to the Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers Association, year-to-date sales are running ahead of last year.

Your local volume leader for November was Ford…followed by Chevrolet and Honda


An annual big-time country music show at Put-in-Bay Airport will be back in 2022.

Promoters have announced that next year’s Bash on the Bay will feature Brad Paisley and Jake Owen on August 24th and Zac Brown Band and Chris Janson on August 25th.



-The Cleveland Cavaliers fell on the road to Milwaukee last night, 112-104.

-In Monday Night Football, New England beat Buffalo 14-10.


From the National Weather Service…


Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.



Cloudy, with a low around 24.



Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.


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