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Friday, October 25, 2013

It could be tomorrow or Sunday, before power is fully restored to the snow belt.

Tens of thousands of people in northeast Ohio lost power yesterday, after wet, heavy snow took down trees and lines. Some spots got a foot or more of snow.

Toxicology test results show a Massillon man had alcohol and marijuana in his system, the night he allegedly caused a high-speed crash that killed a Bellevue woman.

24-year-old Morgan Jevec has yet to be charged, in connection with the mid-September crash in downtown Bellevue. According to the highway patrol, his car was going 80, when he hit the back of an SUV driven by 36-year-old Tracy Albright. Both vehicles caught fire, and Albright was pronounced dead at the scene. Jevec and three passengers suffered serious injuries. All three are recovering.

No phone service today, in the Willard City Schools.

Workers are running new fiber optic cables.

A Collins man is in the Huron County Jail, for allegedly stealing money and a truck, then firing a shot.

21-year-old Garry Ellis was arrested yesterday afternoon, after walking up to a landscaper at a DeRussey Road cemetery, pointing a gun, and demanding the man’s wallet, before shoving him in a nearby shed. He then took the man’s pickup, then drove a mile, before stopping. According to reports, two nearby residents became suspicious, and began to investigate. That’s when Ellis fired a shot. He fled, but was found within the hour, at a home he shares with his girlfriend. Deputies charged Shannon Roe with obstructing justice, for lying during the investigation. So far, Ellis is charged with aggravated robbery, with more charges expected. He’s also wanted on warrants out of Cuyahoga County.

A Sandusky landlady didn’t have to look far, to find who stole jewelry from her home.

The Cove Street woman discovered her tenant had swiped her wedding ring set, plus a family member’s diamond ring, then took them to a pawn shop. Sandusky police arrested Kapricia Morgan, on charges of burglary and theft. She’s currently free on bond.

If you’re wondering, next weekend is when we ‘fall back’ one hour, to Eastern Standard Time.

The time change will occur at 2am, November 3rd.