Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

Sandusky/Girlfriend of alleged killer pleads guilty

The girlfriend of a man wanted in the shooting death of a Sandusky resident has pled guilty to charges related to the alleged incident.

36-year-old Amy Matos of Sandusky faces between six and eighteen months in prison after pleading guilty to felony attempted obstructing justice, just days before her scheduled trial.

Matos reportedly was dating Joel Miles at the time when he allegedly shot and killed 46 year-old Anthony Pearson of Sandusky last August in MacArthur Park.

 

Norwalk/Children not allowed to visit patients now at Fisher-Titus

Starting today, children under the age of 18 are not allowed to visit patients at Fisher-Titus Medical Center in Norwalk.

The policy is to protect the spread of the flu.

The hospital is also asking any adults who may be sick to not visit patients; with visitors also restricted to two per patient.

 

Sandusky/Police looking for man who fled

Sandusky Police are searching for a driver who reportedly fled from them Saturday night.

Authorities say a 31-year-old Sandusky man jumped out of a car and ran on Camp Street after going through a red light at Pierce Street.

Police reportedly found a gun inside the vehicle.

 

Norwalk/Woman headed to prison-like substance abuse center

A woman from Norwalk has been sentenced to four to six months in a prison-like substance abuse treatment center.

22 year-old Alyah Valliant plead guilty in December to a controlled drug buy.

 

Erie-Huron-Lorain Co/Harvest For Hunger kick off

The Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio is holding their official ‘Harvest for Hunger’ Campaign Kick-Off event later today.

The major food and fund drive covers 21 counties from North Central to Northeast Ohio, including Erie, Huron and Lorain counties.

 

Willard/Wellness garden

Five students from Project Leadership of Huron County are raising funds for a “wellness garden”.

The permanent garden to be located between Mercy Willard Hospital and The Willows at Willard will focus on sensory stimulation and improving health.

 

Ohio/Attorney General DeWine warns of romance scams

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is warning consumers to beware of online romance scams, which have been reported by several Ohioans in recent weeks.

In the scam, con artists often meet their victims on social media or dating websites. They create phony profiles and communicate with their victims via text or phone, sometimes for months or years.

Tips to avoid such scams include:

-Research someone you meet online.

-Be wary of relationships that develop very quickly

-Don’t send money to someone you’ve only met online.

 

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13TH, 2018

 

Today

Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.

 

Tonight

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.

 

Wednesday

A chance of rain, mainly in the afternoon.

Partly sunny, with a high near 46.

 

Thursday

A chance of rain showers.  High near 52.