Monday, February 5th, 2018

Sandusky/Shooting suspect charged

A 26 year-old man faces charges in connection with a shooting on Neil and Wayne Streets in Sandusky.

Julias Henson of Sandusky has been charged with felonious assault and having a weapon under disability from the alleged incident on January 25th that left a man hospitalized with a gunshot wound to the leg.


Huron County/Patrol trooper recognized

A local state patrol sergeant has been recognized for his efforts in attempting to save a life following a head-on crash in Huron County.

In December, Sergeant Jacob Tidaback removed an unresponsive driver from a vehicle that was on fire and performed CPR on the victim.

Despite the trooper’s efforts though, the driver later passed away.

Tidaback recently received a certificate of recognition.


Sandusky/No buyer for KBI plant

The rumors concerning a new company purchasing the KBI plant in Sandusky are false.

This according to the Erie County Economic Development Corporation from a report in the Sandusky Register.

The one-time GM plant was bought out by KBI in 2008; and then closed its doors last year, leaving close to 400 people without jobs.


Vermilion/Rash of vehicle entries

Police in Vermilion are looking into a series of reported vehicle break-ins over the weekend.

They took place in the Guilford, Morris, Elizabeth, Highbridge, Hilltop and Woodlands neighborhoods.

Authorities say all the entered vehicles were unlocked.


Erie County/Debt dropping

Debt is on the decline in Erie County.

The county reported that their total debt entering this year is $73 million, the lowest amount since 2002.

Roughly 70 percent of the county’s obligations are from landfill, sewer and water operations.


Huron County/Childhood obesity high

With this being American Heart Month, here are some numbers locally involving childhood obesity.

Numbers from last year’s Huron County Health Assessment said that 20 percent of youth in Huron County are obese, with another 15 percent being overweight.

That compares to national numbers of 17 percent obesity for children and 14 percent classified as overweight, according to the American Heart Association.

According to the health assessment, obesity in children has immediate and long-term effects on health and well-being, including a higher risk of diabetes and heart problems; even for youth.



*Erie and Huron Counties: Level One Snow Advisory



Partly sunny, with a high near 25. Wind chill values as low as 2-below-zero.



Snow, 1 to 2 inches possible. Low around 18.



Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27.



Snow likely, 1 to 2 inches possible.  Cloudy, with a high near 28.