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Wednesday, June 5, 2013

There’s day baseball today, on 95.3, WLKR.

The Cleveland Indians and New York Yankees will wrap up their series, starting at 1:05. We’ll have all the action, starting with Indians Warm-Up at 12:37.

The investigation continues, into a brutal homicide, south of Willard.

The body of an unidentified migrant worker was discovered inside a Baseline Road apartment late Sunday night. The Hispanic man worked for Weirs Farms. There were obvious signs of a struggle, and several sources said the victim had been stabbed. Because of the ongoing investigation, Sheriff Dane Howard declined to release many details. He did say deputies are searching for two persons of interest.

Governor John Kasich has signed into law legislation effectively banning internet sweepstakes cafés around the state.

Today marks three years, since a powerful tornado swept through Wood County’s Lake Township.

The June 5th, 2010 twister was classified as an EF-3 tornado, with winds up to 165 miles per hour. Seven people were killed, and 30 were injured. Hundreds of buildings were destroyed, including Millbury Lake High School.

A Sandusky man already serving life for murder and rape, will be tried a second time, for assaulting a guard at a state prison in Toledo.

Brandon Holt’s new trial will begin next week, in Lucas County Common Pleas Court. He stood trial last month, but a jury couldn’t agree on a verdict. Holt was sentenced to life behind bars in 2004, for raping and killing Deborah Jensen of Sandusky. She was the shelter manager for the Erie County Humane Society.

A New Haven man accused of running a meth lab in Norwalk, is off to prison.

James Arthur II will spend seven years behind bars. He was sentenced yesterday, immediately after pleading guilty to a felony charge of manufacturing methamphetamines. Two co-defendants, Paul Prince of Mansfield, and Allen Mobberly of Norwalk are awaiting trial in Huron County Common Pleas Court. All three were arrested in late March, after Norwalk police found a meth lab, inside a Bouscay Avenue apartment.