Thursday marked the highest single day total of COVID-19 cases in Ohio since the beginning of the pandemic…with over 1,700.
Erie County remains a Level 3 red alert county and Huron and Lorain County stayed as a Level 2 orange county… in the latest Ohio Public Health Advisory System ratings for Corona Virus spread.
Another COVID-19 fatality reported in Huron County…
It’s the county’s fourth death…with the person passing away this past Monday.
The Corona Virus has claimed the life of another resident of Lorain County.
The local death toll now stands at 71.
In Avon Lake, Mayor Greg Zilka says, a handful of new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed…
He says, most of those are people in their 20’s…
Due to the spread of the Corona Virus in Ohio bars, Governor Mike DeWine is looking to issue an order restricting the sale of alcohol to no later than 10:00 pm.
If approved, the order would go into effect tonight.
Police in Elyria have released the names of those involved in this week’s apparent murder-suicide on Willow Park Road.
They believe 44 year old John Nelson shot and killed his 35 year-old wife Robin, then their children…Gavin, Brianna and Liam, then took his own life.
A resident of Lorain is due in court…arrested…after a 4-hour standoff with police in Elyria and U-S Marshalls.
It happened yesterday at a home off of East Avenue.
Authorities had gone to the home to arrest 32 year-old Christopher Long on outstanding warrants including ‘attempted murder’.
An Elyria man is wanted by Norwalk authorities for allegedly stealing a car belonging to Norwalk Police Chief Mike Conney’s sister, then crashing it into a Norwalk grocery store.
The Norwalk Reflector reports that an arrest warrant is out for the 34 year-old, who was taken to the hospital following the crash.
Miller’s Grocery store received minor damage.
A lawsuit has been filed against former Sandusky County prosecutor Tim Braun.
According to the Sandusky Register, four women are accusing Braun of sexual misconduct.
In Medina County, school officials in the Buckeye School System have narrowed the number of candidates for superintendent, to 8.
One of them is the current super in the Clyde-Green Springs schools…Dennis Haft.
The elite eight will return for a second round of interviews next week.
Ohio has a new Speaker of the House.
On Thursday, the Ohio House voted to remove Larry Householder from office and replace him with republican state representative Bob Cupp of Lima, a former state senator and Ohio Supreme Court Justice.
Householder has been charged in an alleged $60 million federal bribery scheme.
Some road work is coming to Norwalk next week.
Milling and paving is scheduled to begin Monday on Old State Road between Main Street and Cleveland Road.
Only local traffic will be allowed in the work area.
A small town festival has been reduced to just food sales.
On Saturday, the annual Plymouth Fireman’s Festival will only offer their famous barbecue chicken dinners as COVID-19 has forced the cancellation of all other events including mud volleyball, their parade and live music.
The latest COVID 19 cancellation…
The 34th annual Christmas Connection at the I-X Center…
Organizers say, they’ve cancelled the holiday bash due to state restrictions on mass gatherings.
From the National Weather Service…
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.