Friday, October 4, 2013

Believe it or not, the Cleveland Browns have won three straight.

Last night, the Browns topped Buffalo, 37-24. 

More sports…

There’s plenty of high school football tonight.  On K96, we’ll be live at Whitney Field in Norwalk as the Truckers take on Sandusky.  Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 with kickoff at 7. 

On 95.3, WLKR, it’s Willard at Shelby, then St. Paul at New London.

No one was injured, during a Thursday night blaze at CertainTeed in Milan.

Milan and Huron Township firefighters were summoned to the U.S. Route 250 plant at 9:30 last night, after a fireball erupted inside. The building was evacuated as a precaution. The cause of the blaze is under investigation.

One of three Bellevue residents charged in connection with a brutal crowbar attack near Willard is facing up to 11 years in prison.

19-year-old Tyler Smith of Bellevue appeared in Huron County Common Pleas Court yesterday, to plead guilty to attempted murder. Smith was considered the primary assailant, in the April beating of19-year-old Austin Thornton, of St. Paris, Ohio. The attack left Thornton in critical condition. A co-defendant, 19-year-old Connor Holbrook of Bellevue is facing several charges, including conspiracy and felonious assault. A third person, Brianna Boonie is charged with conspiracy and obstructing justice.

A Thursday crash at Routes 20 and 601 in Norwalk injured four people, one seriously.

The Highway Patrol said an Illinois man failed to yield at a stop sign and was hit on the driver’s side by a semi-truck.  The man and a passenger were taken to Fisher-Titus Medical Center.  Another passenger was flown to St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center.  The trucker declined treatment.

Police and state agents are investigating the suspicious death of a man found dead in a car in Attica yesterday morning.

Village police Chief Keith Turner said the death is suspicious, due to several unexplained wounds on the man’s body. The man’s name won’t be released, until an autopsy is complete.

It took a jury just over an hour to find a Norwalk man guilty of all charges, connected to a March home invasion in Fitchville Township.

 Jeremy Sax was convicted of robbery, aggravated burglary and tampering with evidence. His trial began Tuesday, and the verdict was delivered yesterday afternoon. Sax and two co-defendants were arrested, after breaking into the victim’s home, and beating him with a gun. Larry Thornsberry, and Treva Campbell, both of Norwalk pleaded guilty to charges of burglary and tampering with evidence. They’ll be sentenced this month.

Internet sweepstakes cafes are all but illegal in Ohio.

A state law that effectively bans the storefront gambling parlors took effect overnight.

This Sunday in Vermilion it’s the 41st annual Wooly Bear Festival.

Dick Goddard will be there and the legendary Wooly Bear Parade will step off at 1:30.