Tuesday, November 27th, 2018

Huron-Lorain County/SWAT member fatally shoots New London man

“The Law” has identified the man who died Sunday night during a standoff with the Lorain County SWAT team in Camden Township…

Daniel Calala of New London was 62.

The Lorain County Sheriff’s Department says, a member of the SWAT team shot Calala after he allegedly threatened to shoot them…

The Lorain County Coroner’s Office is performing an autopsy, and Lorain Police are investigating the incident.

 

Erie County/Sandusky man shot again

A Sandusky man has reportedly been shot twice in the last two months.

According to police, the 20-year-old victim suffered a gunshot to his leg after someone pulled up in a vehicle on Pierce Street, near Camp Street…with the victim treated at Firelands Regional Medical Center.

In September, the man was also shot in the shoulder in an alley off Buchanan Street.

No arrests have been made in either shooting.

 

State News/GM closing Lordstown factory

If General Motors gets its way…the assembly plant in Lordstown in eastern Ohio…will become one massive, empty building.

G-M says, they need to restructure, and building the small Chevy Cruze sedan in Lordstown, does not fit their business-model.

Nationwide, General Motors wants to dump 14-thousand workers and close 5 factories.

 

State News/Patrol Releases Thanksgiving Holiday Report

The State Highway Patrol says this past Thanksgiving holiday travel season was the safest since 1991.

From Wednesday until Sunday, six people were killed in six fatal crashes; tying a record set in 1991 for the safest Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

During those five days, troopers arrested just over 500 drivers for OVI, made over 250 drug arrests and issued 1,500-plus safety belt violations.

 

Huron County/Man sent to prison for drug and gun crimes

A man from rural New London has been sentenced to 18 months of prison time.

30-year-old Jon Godfrey recently pled guilty to felonies involving drug trafficking and firearm theft.

 

Erie County/Police say Pioneer Trail shooting was likely accidental

Authorities believe a shooting inside a Pioneer Trail apartment Monday in Perkins Township was accidental.

Police say a man faces weapons charges after apparently dropping a weapon with it discharging and going through a sliding glass door.

There were no injuries.

 

Ottawa County/Put-in-Bay mayor’s job to be decided on

Before he goes on trial in January, a panel of three retired state judges will decide whether or not Put-in-Bay’s Bernard “Mac” McCann can still be mayor.

The review of the 82-year-old mayor could take a few weeks to a few months with McCann given the right to contest the ruling.

McCann was charged in October with two counts of having unlawful interest in a public contract and four counts of conflict of interest.

 

Erie County/Details out for Cedar Point’s Winter Chill Out

Tickets for Cedar Point’s “Winter Chill Out” event go on sale tomorrow.

The event features a six-hour behind the scenes tour of the park including a look at the new Forbidden Frontier on Adventure Island attraction and a Q & A session with Cedar Point leadership.

Winter Chill Out 2019 takes place February 23rd with all proceeds benefitting families of children with life-threatening illnesses; which raised over $40,000 a year ago.

 

Attorney General DeWine offers charitable giving tips ahead of “Giving Tuesday”

Today is “Giving Tuesday” – a day where we’re encouraged to make charitable contributions amid the holiday shopping season.

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has offered these charitable giving safety tips…

Carefully review donation requests…Develop a giving plan…Research charities

Ask how your donation will be used…Don’t rely solely on an organization’s name

 

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27TH, 2018

Today

A slight chance of light snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 31.

 

Tonight

A chance of light snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 25.

 

Wednesday

A slight chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.

 

Thursday

A slight chance of rain and snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 36.