Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

Police in Lorain continue their investigation into a fatal shooting.

Monday night, police were called to East 31st and found 18-year-old Gabriel Blevins of East 38th, shot, in the stomach.  He died a short time later.

22-year-old Antonio Monticue of East 31st has been charged with ‘tampering with evidence’.

 

Elyria Police are asking for your helping in tracking down 23-year-old Demarcus Boone.

Police believe, Boone tried to run over another man, in a parking lot behind the D-and-M Mart on Lake Avenue, last week.

 

An 18-year-old from Cleveland has pled guilty to gun charges in connection with an alleged incident last August in Sandusky.

According to the Sandusky Register, Rachon Bledsoe is accused of firing a stolen handgun on Camp Street…leading to a foot pursuit by police.

He’ll be sentenced in January.

 

A known scam has struck again in Erie County.

The Erie County Sheriff’s Office say they’ve received 2 recent reports of a male calling people and identifying himself as a sergeant of their agency; saying they had a warrant for arrest of the person who answered. 

They say the caller then attempted to obtain bond payment via a pre-paid debit card.

Again, this is a scam.

 

A five-county planning agency that includes Lorain and Medina counties has applied for a federal grant, to clean up so-called ‘brownfields’.

“NOACA” wants to set up a 1-million-dollar revolving loan fund that property-owners could use, to restore those contaminated properties.

 

The City of Sandusky’s ‘Candlelight Tour of Homes’ is returning for its 40th year, starting this weekend.

The walk allows visitors to tour historic buildings and homes that are all decked out for the holidays. 

Tour dates are this Sunday…and also Monday of next week… 

Tickets are 12 dollars in advance.

 

From the National Weather Service…

Today

Snow showers likely, mainly in the late afternoon.

Little or no snow accumulation expected.

Cloudy, with a high near 36.

 

Tonight

A chance of light snow showers.

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.

 

Thursday

Partly sunny, with a high near 40.

 

Friday

Partly sunny, with a high near 40.

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Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

A 17-year-old resident of Furnace Street has been charged with ‘reckless homicide’ in connection with the shooting-death of 17-year-old Brandon Bruce of Elyria.

Police found Brandon, Sunday morning, in a garage on Furnace Street, with a gunshot wound to the face.

Police have said, Brandon and the other teen were friends.

 

The State Highway Patrol has released their Thanksgiving Holiday report…

The Patrol says 15 people were killed in 13 fatal crashes from last Wednesday through Sunday. 

Of the 15…2 were pedestrians, 2 were not wearing a seat belt, and 2 involved impaired driving.

This compares to 7 people being killed in 7 fatal crashes a year ago.

 

A mother and her two young kids escaped safely from a house fire in Sandusky Sunday night.

According to the Sandusky Register, firefighters believe an electrical issue involving a space heater in a bedroom caused the blaze in the 200 block of Reese Street.

About $25,000 in damage was done to the home and its contents.

 

Is it too late to get your flu shot? 

Definitely not, according to Huron County Public Health. 

In fact, this is National Influenza Vaccination Week; which highlights the importance of continuing flu vaccination through the holiday season and beyond.

Who Should Get A Flu Vaccine? 

The Centers for Disease Control recommends that everyone 6 months and older get a flu vaccine, especially those that are at higher risk of serious flu complication; including children younger than age 5, people 65-years-old and older and those with chronic medical conditions.

 

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is urging Ohioans to be generous with their pocketbook…and with their time…in checking out those seeking donations during the holiday season.

On this ‘Giving Tuesday’, Yost has some safety tips…they include…

-Do not assume that charity recommendations on social media sites are all legitimate. Make sure to research the charity.

-Be cautious of “look-alike” websites and charities with names that sound similar to well-known organizations.

-Make sure the donation website is secure.

-Determine what percentage of the donation will go to the charity and whether there will be any fees for donating.

 

New commercial development could be coming to Oberlin.

City council has agreed to rezone land at Routes 20 and 58.

A developer from Westlake wants to transform the area.

A full report in today’s Chronicle Telegram

 

The City of Willard has canceled this weekend’s inaugural “Playground of Lights”. 

The city says the cancellation of the planned lighting display in the park is due to a low number of participants; with plans to try again to have the event next year.

 

National Weather Service Forecast

Today

A slight chance of rain showers this afternoon, mixing with snow after 5:00 pm.

Cloudy, with a high near 38.

 

Tonight

Cloudy, with a low around 31.

 

Wednesday

A chance of rain and light snow showers.

Cloudy, with a high near 39.

 

Thursday

Partly sunny, with a high near 41. 

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Monday, December 2nd, 2019

A Huron man has been charged with murder.

Police say they found the body of 55-year-old Michael Brown of Sandusky inside the home of 47-year-old William Brown Jr. on Willow Drive in Huron Thanksgiving night. 

The Sandusky Register reports that the men are brothers.

Huron Police say Michael Brown had a large wound on his forehead; with signs in the residence pointing to him being the victim of an assault.

 

A man died after being pulled from a Huron fire that was believed to have been intentionally set.

According to the Sandusky Register, police knocked down a locked bedroom door on Mudbrook Road Saturday evening during the blaze, where 48-year-old Brent Reid was discovered with what authorities say appeared to be self-inflicted cutting or stabbing injuries.

The fire is under investigation.

 

Elyria Police continue their investigation into the shooting-death of a 17 year old boy.

He was found yesterday morning in a garage on Furnace Avenue.

Another 17-year-old has been charged with ‘tampering with evidence’.

 

African Safari Wildlife Park in Port Clinton will remain closed until at least spring, following a barn fire Thanksgiving night that killed 10 animals.

The park says that officials have yet to determine the cause of the blaze.

 

The State Highway Patrol’s Sandusky Post has handed out some end-of-year honors. 

Dispatcher of the Year went to 27-year-old Leah Chapman of North Ridgeville…while 35-year-old Race Baker of Orrville was named Trooper of the Year.

Both are in the running for State awards.

 

The Sheffield Fire Department has taken to social media, warning residents of a scam.

Apparently, someone claiming to be from the fire department is calling residents, asking for donations, fishing for personal information.

Again, Sheffield firefighters say, this is a SCAM.

 

A free “Stop the Bleed” class will take place tonight at Willard High School. 

It starts at 6:00 pm, with residents encouraged to sign up online. 

The class is part of Willard student Whitney Robinson’s senior project.

 

National Weather Service Forecast

Today

Rain and snow. 

Little or no snow accumulation expected.

High near 37.

 

Tonight

A chance of rain and snow. 

Little or no snow accumulation expected.

Cloudy, with a low around 29.

 

Tuesday

Cloudy, with a high near 37.

 

Wednesday

A slight chance of rain and snow showers.

Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. 

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Wednesday, November 27th, 2019

A Norwalk woman died in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday morning on U.S. 250, near Kalahari. 

Amber Schaffer was 26.

The State Highway Patrol says Schaffer drove left-of-center for unknown reasons and struck the left side of a commercial vehicle…which caused her car to careen off the right side of the road.

 

A man from Lorain…wanted for a parole violation…faces new charges after an 8-hour standoff with deputies at a home on East 39th in Sheffield Township.

The Sheriff’s Office says, 31 year old Christopher Young threatened to harm himself, but surrendered peacefully late yesterday afternoon.

 

NASA’s Orion Spacecraft made its trek Tuesday morning from Mansfield to NASA Plum Brook Station in Sandusky.

The spacecraft, carried by a large semi, went through the village of Milan and into a back entrance of Plum Brook on Mason Road.

NASA says that Orion will undergo some final tests in Sandusky before their Artemis-1 launch into space in 2020, with a goal of landing on the moon.

 

Another day, another scam…this time, in Amherst…

Police say, someone with a heavy Indian accent is calling residents, claiming to be from the Amherst Police department, fishing for personal information.

Again, police say, this is a SCAM.

 

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has awarded over $345,000 in grants to more than 60 local police departments to purchase body armor vests.

In Erie County…four agencies were given a total of over $50,000.

In Huron County…five agencies received more than $60,000 combined.

 

Huron County Public Health has issued some Thanksgiving safety tips regarding food preparation.

They say to cook your turkey to 165-degrees, makes sure to wash your hands before food-prepping…and to prevent Salmonella cross-contamination by fully cleaning and sanitizing your sink and other surfaces if you handle your raw turkey there…and before prepping any other Thanksgiving sides and dishes in the sink.

 

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has announced…the historic Marblehead Lighthouse will remain closed for repairs through the winter, although its beacon will remain active.

The state hopes to re-open the lighthouse prior to Memorial Day.

 

The highways and byways will be busy through Sunday.

For the fourth year in a row, Triple A expects the highest Thanksgiving travel volume in Ohio since 2005.

And…ODOT expects a 63-percent increase in traffic during the holiday weekend.

 

It will be time to ‘Light Up Norwalk’ this Saturday.

The event that was once just a Christmas Tree lighting ceremony… continues to grow…with food trucks and much, much more.

 ‘Light Up Norwalk’ runs from 4 to 7 pm, with the Pub Crawl starting at 8:00 pm.

 

The city of Willard has announced the dates of the 4th annual ‘Fill the Fire Truck’ food and toy drive. 

The Willard fire and police departments are again teaming together to collect items on December 14th and 15th at the fire department.

Food will be donated to the Willard Area Food Bank…and toys will benefit local families; courtesy of the Salvation Army Willard branch.

 

National Weather Service Forecast

*A High Wind Warning is in effect today from 7:00 am through 11:00 pm.

 

Today

Showers, mainly early.  High near 57.

Windy, with gusts as high as 55 miles-per-hour.

 

Tonight

A chance of rain and snow showers.

Cloudy, with a low around 35.

Windy, with gusts approaching 45 miles-per-hour.

 

Thursday – Thanksgiving Day

Cloudy, with a high near 40.

 

Friday

Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.

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Monday, November 25th, 2019

Two men from Sandusky were killed in a one vehicle crash Sunday morning in Perkins Township.

The State Highway Patrol says 81-year-old Albert Dantzler was driving south on Remington Avenue when he drove through the T-intersection at Perkins Avenue, went off the road, and stuck a building.

Dantzler and passenger, 43-year-old Kerel Gray, were pronounced dead at the scene.

 

Huron County Public Health has released data on state suicide rates; as they make a point to remind residents that help is always available.

Numbers from the state’s Department of Health indicate that five people die by suicide every day in Ohio, and one youth takes their own life every 33 hours. 

The Huron County Board of Mental Health and Addiction Services offers suicide prevention information and contact information for service providers on their websites and by phone.

 

Further developments in the first case of human trafficking in Erie County’s history…

According to the Sandusky Register, 26-year-old Dartavia Payne of Toledo has turned herself in…after being indicted on multiple charges.

Payne and 42-year-old Dominique Wilson of Toledo are accused of setting up a sexually related activity involving a developmentally disabled woman at an Erie County business.

Wilson was arrested earlier this month on similar charges as Payne.

 

Police in Elyria continue their investigation into vandalism…someone is shooting out car windows with B-B guns…many of them, a stone’s throw from the downtown area.

Over the past two weeks, at least 29 cases have been reported.

 

Big happenings with NASA are taking place in our back yard.

NASA’s Orion spacecraft for their Artemis-1 project arrived at Mansfield Lahm Airport late Sunday afternoon.

NASA says the spacecraft is on its way to Plum Brook Station in Sandusky for a final stretch of major testing before their Artemis-I launch; which is planned to be put into space in 2020. 

 

A court hearing between ownership of a longtime Norwalk restaurant and a banking company is set for this morning in Huron County.

This comes after 1946 Berry’s Restaurant put up a ‘closed until further notice’ sign on Thursday.

A ‘Go Fund Me’ page with a goal of $75,000 has been started by a Norwalk man…stating that restaurant owner Lynn Berry needs to raise such funds for the remainder of the building’s payment before December 16th.

 

Final preparations are underway for the annual, free Community Thanksgiving Dinner at Lorain County Community College.

It’ll be held from 5:00 to 7:00 pm on Wednesday at the Spitzer Conference Center.

Once again, it’s sponsored by the Office of Student Life and Dining Services.

 

It’s that time again…time to get ready for winter fun in Sandusky.

The city’s recreation department has released their annual ‘Winter Fun Guide’…packed with both children and adult programs and activities.

It can be found online and on the city’s website and Facebook…and will be sent home in printed form with Sandusky and St. Mary’s students. 

 

National Weather Service Forecast

Today

Partly sunny, with a high near 50.

 

Tonight

Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.

 

Tuesday

Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50.

 

Wednesday

Rainy and windy.  High near 56.

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Friday, November 22nd, 2019

A Sandusky man with a history of driving drunk was charged again with OVI early Wednesday.

According to the Sandusky Register, 25-year-old Dominque Morris was pulled over by Sandusky Police at Camp and Seneca Streets. 

Morris has 3 prior OVI convictions…in 2015, and twice in 2018.

 

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown’s office made a couple of announcements Thursday regarding the awarding of funds for two separate projects.

More than $3.5 million from the Environmental Protection Agency has been earmarked for the ‘Great Lakes Restoration Initiative’…to be used to restore wetland habitats, control and prevent invasive species, and to continue cleanup and restoration work…including nearly $300,000 for an area of the Sandusky Bay.

Also, over $4.2 million in federal funds are going to Cleveland Hopkins International Airport for improvements to their runway.

 

An Elyria man, accused of pushing his SUV off a cliff into the Black River in Elyria, has been sentenced to 3 years of ‘community control’ and ordered to pay more than 10-thousand-dollars in restitution.

53-year-old Randall White has pled ‘guilty’ to several charges, including ‘insurance fraud’.

 

The filing deadline for candidates to have their names placed on the March primary ballot is December 18th.

In Lorain County, the Board of Elections say, half-a-dozen incumbents have already filed petitions, including…

  • Prosecutor Dennis Will
  • Sheriff Phil Stammitti
  • State Representative Joe Miller of Amherst

 

‘Closed until further notice’…that’s what the sign on the front door of Berry’s Restaurant in Norwalk said Thursday. 

The Norwalk Reflector reports that a court hearing involving restaurant ownership and Citizen’s Banking Company will be held Monday morning in Huron County.

This comes after the restaurant’s previous owners are reportedly being foreclosed on…with a Sheriff’s Sale scheduled for next month.

 

Governor Mike DeWine has announced the launch of a statewide virtual driver assessment program.

The ‘Ohio – Ready, Test, Drive!’ program will install 400 customized virtual driving assessment systems in Ohio’s 57 driver examination locations, as well as in many of Ohio’s driver training schools.

The free virtual driving systems will examine student driver preparedness and help Ohio make improvements to its overall driver’s education curriculum.

 

National Weather Service Forecast

Today

Partly cloudy, with a high near 40.

 

Tonight

Mostly clear, with patchy fog after midnight.

Low around 27.

 

Saturday

A chance of afternoon rain.

Increasing clouds, with a high near 43.

 

Sunday

Partly sunny, with a high near 45. 

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Thursday, November 21st, 2019

A man and woman from Erie County have been indicted on multiple charges involving an incident of an alleged breaking and entering, burglary and a car crash.

According to the Sandusky Register, 22-year-old Aleah Young and 18-year-old Jacob Spencer, both of Sandusky, are accused of breaking into a home on U.S. 250 in Milan Township in October where they took marijuana as well as a 14-year-old dog.

Young was then reportedly involved in a crash on the Ohio Turnpike in Berlin Township where her vehicle was stopped in the road and was rear-ended by a semi. 

Young was taken by helicopter to a Cleveland hospital; while the dog perished.

 

Elyria Police are asking for your help in an apparent drive-by shooting.

A 16-year-old boy from Cleveland told Elyria police, he was walking near Middle Avenue late Tuesday night, when two vehicles drove by, with gunshots fired from one of them.

One of the bullets struck the teen in the shoulder.

Earlier in the day, in another drive-by, someone fired bullets into 4 homes on Georgetown Avenue…no one was hurt.

 

Due to a high volume of citizen complaints of possible drug activity, the Oak Harbor Police Department, along with other law enforcement agencies, launched an investigation in the 100 block of Washington Street.

An executed search warrant resulted in authorities finding a pound of marijuana, hash oil, THC edibles and drug paraphernalia.

Charges are pending for one individual. 

 

To fight against human trafficking, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has announced that the state will be hosting the inaugural Human Trafficking Summit.

It will be held January 9th at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.

The daylong gathering will feature survivors sharing their experiences and experts discussing best practices.

 

The Lorain County Commissioners will use a federal grant, to help inmates at the Lorain County jail, with job-readiness-skills.

The commissioners, the Lorain County Sheriff’s Office, and Firelands Vocational Rehabilitation Services will target inmates with misdemeanors and those receiving medication-assisted-treatment.

 

One of the nation’s top labor leaders is no longer that…

The President of the United Auto Workers Union…Gary Jones…has resigned.

Jones is the focus of a federal investigation into corruption that has already resulted in 10 convictions.

 

A free Narcan and quick response training event will be held tomorrow in Milan.

Hosted by the Erie County Health Department…at Milan Township Hall at 4:00 pm.

 

The Monroeville School Board has a vacancy.

Applications can be picked up in the Board of Education Office weekdays from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm. 

Completed applications will be accepted into the position has been filled.

 

An update on a road construction project in Erie County…

State Route 61, just south of Hill Road in Berlin Heights, is now back open.

It was previously closed for a culvert replacement.

 

National Weather Service Forecast

Today

Showers likely.  

Breezy, with winds gusting around 30 miles-per-hour.

Cloudy, with a high near 54.

 

Tonight

Showers likely, cloudy and breezy.

Low around 37.

 

Friday

Partly cloudy, with a high near 40.

 

Saturday

A chance of rain and snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 43. 

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Thursday, November 21st, 2019

A man and woman from Erie County have been indicted on multiple charges involving an incident of an alleged breaking and entering, burglary and a car crash.

According to the Sandusky Register, 22-year-old Aleah Young and 18-year-old Jacob Spencer, both of Sandusky, are accused of breaking into a home on U.S. 250 in Milan Township in October where they took marijuana as well as a 14-year-old dog.

Young was then reportedly involved in a crash on the Ohio Turnpike in Berlin Township where her vehicle was stopped in the road and was rear-ended by a semi. 

Young was taken by helicopter to a Cleveland hospital; while the dog perished.

 

Elyria Police are asking for your help in an apparent drive-by shooting.

A 16-year-old boy from Cleveland told Elyria police, he was walking near Middle Avenue late Tuesday night, when two vehicles drove by, with gunshots fired from one of them.

One of the bullets struck the teen in the shoulder.

Earlier in the day, in another drive-by, someone fired bullets into 4 homes on Georgetown Avenue…no one was hurt.

 

Due to a high volume of citizen complaints of possible drug activity, the Oak Harbor Police Department, along with other law enforcement agencies, launched an investigation in the 100 block of Washington Street.

An executed search warrant resulted in authorities finding a pound of marijuana, hash oil, THC edibles and drug paraphernalia.

Charges are pending for one individual. 

 

To fight against human trafficking, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has announced that the state will be hosting the inaugural Human Trafficking Summit.

It will be held January 9th at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.

The daylong gathering will feature survivors sharing their experiences and experts discussing best practices.

 

The Lorain County Commissioners will use a federal grant, to help inmates at the Lorain County jail, with job-readiness-skills.

The commissioners, the Lorain County Sheriff’s Office, and Firelands Vocational Rehabilitation Services will target inmates with misdemeanors and those receiving medication-assisted-treatment.

 

One of the nation’s top labor leaders is no longer that…

The President of the United Auto Workers Union…Gary Jones…has resigned.

Jones is the focus of a federal investigation into corruption that has already resulted in 10 convictions.

 

A free Narcan and quick response training event will be held tomorrow in Milan.

Hosted by the Erie County Health Department…at Milan Township Hall at 4:00 pm.

 

The Monroeville School Board has a vacancy.

Applications can be picked up in the Board of Education Office weekdays from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm. 

Completed applications will be accepted into the position has been filled.

 

An update on a road construction project in Erie County…

State Route 61, just south of Hill Road in Berlin Heights, is now back open.

It was previously closed for a culvert replacement.

 

National Weather Service Forecast

Today

Showers likely.  

Breezy, with winds gusting around 30 miles-per-hour.

Cloudy, with a high near 54.

 

Tonight

Showers likely, cloudy and breezy.

Low around 37.

 

Friday

Partly cloudy, with a high near 40.

 

Saturday

A chance of rain and snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 43. 

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Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

Health officials have issued an ‘air advisory’ for today, for Lorain County, Medina County, and several counties to the east.

They say, weather conditions and particulates in the air could present a problem for sensitive groups including children, the elderly, and those with breathing issues.

 

A Perkins Township man has been indicted for the alleged rape of a child.

According to the Sandusky Register, 37-year-old Daniel Hillis allegedly engaged in sexual conduct with a child under the age of 13 in the summer of 2015.

He’ll be arraigned next week in Erie County Common Pleas Court.

 

A Lorain man…wanted for a shooting on Iowa Avenue last month, has surrendered to authorities.

This, after the U-S Marshall’s Office made 40-year-old Jose Mercado, their Fugitive of the Week.

Police say, 18 year old Hector Aponte was wounded, October 30th.

 

Columbia Gas is asking residents of Wellington to contact them, if their gas service has not been restored.

Columbia Gas workers have been going door-to-door since Sunday, restoring service after repairs were made to a leaking gas line, but some people left their homes, in search of warmer shelter and have not returned or have not been home when workers knocked on the door.

 

A blood drive is being held today in Sandusky.

The Erie Community Foundation and American Red Cross are sponsoring the drive in the Foundation’s conference room on East Washington Row from noon to 6:00 pm.

 

Fisher-Titus Home Health in Norwalk has received some special recognition…

They’ve been named a “Top Agency of the 2019 HomeCare Elite” and received a four-star quality rating for patient care from the Centers for Medicare Services.

It’s an acknowledgment of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States…recognizing Fisher-Titus as being in the top 25-percent of all home care agencies in the country.

 

Crews in Willard are scheduled for storm sewer work today at Linden and Timber.

One-lane traffic will be maintained during the work. 

 

The 9th annual Catawba Island Volunteer Fire Department Holiday Food Drive is underway.

They’re collecting non-perishable food items in the lobby of the township administration building on East Cemetery Road until December 18th.

 

‘Tis the season for tree lighting ceremonies…

The city of Willard held their unofficial kickoff to the holiday season last night.

Sandusky has their lighting ceremony planned for next Wednesday. 

In Norwalk, you’ll have to wait until next Saturday the 30th

 

National Weather Service Forecast

Today

Partly sunny, with a high near 44.

 

Tonight

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.

 

Thursday

Showers likely.  

Breezy, with gusts approaching 30 miles-per-hour.

Cloudy, with a high near 54.

 

Friday

A slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.

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Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

The National Park Service is asking for the public’s help in tracking down the person who attacked a female runner in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park in Sagamore Hills, on the border of Cuyahoga and Summit counties.

The attack happened at about 11:30am this past Sunday.

The runner fought off the man and escaped.

The national park trail is a popular place for hikers, runners and bicyclists.

 

Sandusky authorities are trying to identify a suspect involved in a reported armed robbery Sunday night.

According to the Sandusky Register, a suspect pulled out what looked to be a real handgun and demanded money. 

Police say a cashier gave the unknown suspect some money and then fled on foot.

 

The U-S Marshall’s Office has named a resident of Lorain, their Fugitive of the Week.

40-year-old Jose Mercado of Garfield Avenue is consider a suspect, in a shooting on Iowa Avenue.

The Marshall’s Office considers Mercado, armed and dangerous.

 

Columbia Gas hopes to restore service today, to those who have been without service since this past weekend in Wellington.

Crews have been going door-to-door since Sunday, after repairs were made to a leaking gas line.

 

This is Winter Safety Awareness Week…which serves as a reminder for all Ohioans to take steps to be better prepared for winter before it is too late.

Huron County Public Health is offering these tips from the Ohio Committee for Severe Weather Awareness…

-Practice fire safety and prevention; as people are home more in the winter.

-Prepare your home; such as having your gutters cleaned.

-Prepare winter emergency supplies kits for the home and vehicle.

-Check on your neighbors.

-Check your homeowners or renter’s insurance.

 

The Sandusky Police Department continues their “Coffee with a Cop” series Wednesday morning. 

Residents can stop by the Sandusky Library lobby from 10:30 to 11:30 am where they can ask questions and voice concerns with members of local law enforcement.

 

National Weather Service Forecast 

Today

Cloudy, with a high near 42.

 

Tonight

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.

 

Wednesday

Partly sunny, with a high near 44.

 

Thursday

Showers likely in the afternoon.  Cloudy, with a high near 54.

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