Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

State News/Cleveland terrorist attack halted

The feds say, they have thwarted a terrorist attack, planned for tomorrow in Cleveland.

They’ve arrested a suspected Al-Qaeda sympathizer who reportedly surveyed possible targets, and told an undercover agent of his plans.

 

Ottawa County/Marblehead boat death

Carbon monoxide poisoning is the likely cause of death of a central Ohio couple found on their boat in Marblehead on Sunday.

John Seyfang-the second was 49. His wife Jodi Johnston-Seyfang was 54.

A neighbor apparently discovered the bodies of the husband and wife from Stoutsville along with their dog at Bay Point Marina.

 

Erie County/Sandusky man sent to prison for sexual assault of underage girl

A Sandusky man has been sentenced to a year-and-a-half in prison after being found guilty last month of sexually assaulting an underage girl.

38-year-old Larry Eberling will also have to register as a sex offender.

 

Erie County/Sandusky man’s murder trial starts today

The trial for a Sandusky man accused of shooting and killing another man last year gets underway today in Erie County Common Pleas Court.

31-year-old Joel Miles is charged with attempted murder in connection with the death of 46-year-old Anthony Pearson of Sandusky in MacArthur Park last August.

Pearson’s body was discovered in a truck on Parkview Boulevard.

Miles’ apparent girlfriend at the time, Amy Matos of Sandusky, has already been sentenced to a year in prison on an attempted obstruction of justice charge related to the alleged shooting incident.

 

State News/Patrol warns against drinking and driving this Fourth of July

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over…the message from the Ohio State Highway Patrol this 4th of July.

The patrol says they will be highly visible and cracking down on impaired drivers today and tomorrow.

During last year’s Fourth of July reporting period from June 30th through July 4th, a total of 21 fatal crashes killed 21 people. This includes eight OVI-related fatal crashes that killed eight people.

 

Huron County/Wallace says he’s running for Norwalk mayor

Norwalk City Councilman Dave Wallace has thrown his hat in the ring for mayor.

The realtor and 16-year Norwalk firefighter says he will run for the city’s top job as a Republican.

Wallace is now serving his second term on city council with his term expiring at the end of 2019.

Norwalk Mayor, Republican Rob Duncan, is also in his second term, expiring at the end of 2019.

 

Huron County/Norwalk’s 4th of July festivities

Final preparations are going on now for tomorrow’s 48th annual Norwalk Lions Club Fourth of July Parade.

This year’s parade marshal is Lieutenant Colonel Dave Ditz of the U.S. Army National Guard, also an officer with the Norwalk Police Department.

The roughly 90-minute parade featuring around 120 entries steps off Wednesday morning at 10:30.

(Will be broadcasted live on sister-station Kool Gold 1510-AM)

 

Area News/4th of July activities

There’s plenty to do this week in celebration of Independence Day…

Willard’s 32nd annual Festival in the Park begins tomorrow and runs through Saturday…with fireworks on Friday night.

Cedar Point is hosting their annual “Light Up The Point” celebration on the 4th which includes more fireworks at 10:30 pm.

Norwalk and several other local communities have their annual pyrotechnics planned for July 4th at dusk.  Check with your town for more info.

 

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST

TUESDAY, JULY 3RD, 2018

 

Today

A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.

Partly sunny, with a high near 86.

 

Tonight

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.

 

Wednesday – Independence Day

A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.

Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 97.

 

Thursday

A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91.