Friday, November 30th, 2018

Erie County/Three hurt in Sandusky fire

Three people suffered non-life-threatening injuries after escaping a house fire on West Jefferson Street in Sandusky on Thursday.

Fire officials believe the blaze that involved a furnace and water heater was accidental; causing $15,000 worth of damage.

The cause of the fire has not yet been determined.


Erie County/Student arrested for gun threats

An Erie County student was arrested Thursday for allegedly making violent gun threats.

The 14-year-old at North Point Educational Service Center in Perkins Township was charged with inducing panic, aggravated menacing and disorderly conduct; and was taken to the Erie County Juvenile Justice Center.


Huron County/Norwalk man faces jail time for drug crimes

A man from Norwalk has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison for drug dealing.

45-year-old Carlos Withrow Jr. received the punishment for two counts of aggravated drug trafficking and heroin trafficking.


Erie County/Local anti-bullying campaign approved by the state

A Perkins High School alum’s anti-bullying awareness campaign will soon be recognized throughout Ohio.

Britain Bennett’s “Smart Parent Day” for October 6th – House Bill 315 – is expected to be signed into law by Governor John Kasich.

“SMART”…standing for social media awareness, respect and timing.


Huron County/Norwalk gas lines nearly done

The replacement of older and deteriorating gas lines in Norwalk is coming to a close.

According to Norwalk Public Works Director Josh Snyder, about 10 gas lines are left…along with the replacement of curbs and sidewalks and some road repairs.

Work began in September on the project that encompasses close to 30 city blocks from Milan Avenue to State Street and from Main Street to League.


Erie County/Raises for Sandusky’s non-union workers

Over 30 non-union employees in Sandusky, including several department leaders, have been given a pay raise.

The two-and-a-half percent bump was recently approved by city commissioners.

Those getting the increase in pay include Police Chief John Orzech and City Manager Eric Wobser.


Huron County/Time to buy dog tags

The sale of 2019 dog licenses begins Saturday in Huron County.

All dogs three months and older need a tag, costing 18-dollars, with a deadline of January 31st.

They can be purchased at several locations including the county humane society and auditor’s office.


Huron County/Willard Fire and Police food and toy drive

Police and fire departments in Willard are hosting a food and toy drive this Saturday and next Saturday, December 8th.

You can fill the fire truck from 10 to 4 at the Willard Fire Department on Fort Ball Road.





Widespread fog early.  A chance of rain and snow in the morning.

Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.



Areas of fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 34.



Rain likely.  High near 49.



A slight chance of rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 55.