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Friday, May 11th, 2018

Milan-Norwalk/Former church worker facing sex charges

A Norwalk man has been indicted on three counts of gross sexual imposition, involving young girls at a Milan church.

The alleged incidents involving former Milan Friends church children’s director, 56-year-old Kenneth Rose, took place in February and March, involving at least two victims.

Police say there could be as many as five victims, as their investigation continues.

 

Western Reserve schools/Norwalk man arrested for alleged threat

A Norwalk man has been charged with inducing panic.

22-year-old Marshall Martin was arrested Thursday for making alleged threats of violence against Western Reserve High School on Wednesday.

There was an increased police presence at the school on Thursday.

 

Perkins Township/Stabbing reported

Possible stabbing in Perkins Township Wednesday night…

Police say the alleged incident happened in a home in the 2700 block of Campbell Street, where a man was treated for chest injuries.

Two likely suspects fled the scene.

 

Norwalk/Bus driver cited for hitting shelter

A woman driving a bus for CLI Inc. has been charged with failure to control after an accident earlier this month at Norwalk’s Veterans Memorial Lake Park.

Police say 60-year-old Lynn Kuhn told them she was trying to park in front of a shelter when she had trouble getting the gear shift into park, and then lost control of the bus and hit the structure.

 

Vermilion/Tick carrying Lyme Disease found in park

The kind of blacklegged tick that carries Lyme Disease has been spotted in the Cassell Reservation of the Lorain County Metro Parks.

The tick was found on the clothing of someone in the park, according to a wildlife official and Vermilion Mayor Jim Forthofer.

Officials say to take precautions.

 

Danbury/Man accused of removing GPS monitor turns himself in

A Danbury Township man accused of recently removing his GPS ankle monitor has turned himself in to authorities.

27-year-old Corey Gough originally had pled guilty to burglary and attempted violation of a protection order in connection with an incident in January at an unoccupied hotel.

 

Huron County/Roadwork on Ohio 99

In Huron County, Ohio 99 will be closed starting Monday for bridge and culvert replacements in two locations.

…Between Hanville Corners Road and Bauman Road…and between Pontiac Section Line Road and Sandy Hill Road.

Detours will be posted.

The roadways are expected to reopen by mid-July.

 

Sandusky/City clean-up planned for Saturday

Sandusky’s first of many neighborhood clean-up events takes place Saturday.

Residents are invited to join city commissioners and staff members as they look to beautify the Cove District neighborhood.

Cleanup supplies will be provided.

 

Sandusky/Cedar Point’s Steel Vengeance to run with just one train

Cedar Point’s new coaster, Steel Vengeance, will start running with just one train this weekend while the manufacturer makes adjustments to the ride.

This comes after a minor accident during the park’s opening day, last Saturday, when two of the trains collided.

The park may implement special rules to handle anticipated long lines for the ride, which they say to look for on social media.

After just being open for the weekend, the park – starting today – will remain open every day throughout the season.

 

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST

FRIDAY, MAY 11TH, 2018

 

Today

A chance of showers, with thunderstorms possible.

Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57.

 

Tonight

A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.

 

Saturday

Showers and thunderstorms likely.

Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62.

 

Sunday

A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Cloudy, with a high near 68.

Thursday, May 10th, 2018

New London/Girl in foster care after parking lot dragging incident

A 13-year-old girl is in protective custody of an Erie County foster home after allegedly being dragged across a parking lot by her father in New London last week while she was tied up with zip-ties.

39-year-old John Hofacker has been charged with unlawful restraint.

Hofacker reportedly told authorities he tied her up because she was trying to run away.

 

Bellevue-Fremont/Man facing vehicular homicide charge

A Bellevue man has been charged with vehicular homicide and aggravated vehicular homicide.

Last June, 46-year-old Christopher Ferguson suffered serious injuries after he allegedly drove off the road and hit a tree head-on, which killed passenger Rodney Lewis.

Authorities say Ferguson was allegedly impaired as he drove.

The crash took place in Ballville Township, south of Fremont.

 

Fremont/Accused teen murderer allegedly assaults corrections officers

A teenager from Fremont accused of murder was in court Wednesday for allegedly assaulting corrections officers.

The Sandusky Register reports that 14-year-old Elijah Starks was charged with five counts of assault from incidents last month at the Sandusky County Juvenile Detention Center.

He entered a denial plea to those charges.

Starks, who could be tried as an adult, allegedly shot and killed his 14-year-old cousin in September of 2017.

 

Norwalk/False robbery claim

Authorities say a Norwalk man’s claim of being robbed and threatened last Saturday…were not true.

35-year-old John McBride has been charged with making false alarms and falsification.

During their investigation, Norwalk police say they learned McBride gave someone money for marijuana, with that person never coming back.

McBride originally said he was near Bouscay (Busky) and Whittlesey Avenues when he walked through an apartment complex and was threatened by a man with a knife, who took $35.

 

Norwalk/Levy request

The first step in putting a levy on the November ballot has been approved by the Norwalk school board.

A resolution passed earlier this week on a 10-year renewal emergency levy by a 4-1 vote.

 

Norwalk/Huron Co. Safe Communities Coalition seat belt event

To kick-off the “Click It or Ticket” seat belt enforcement campaign, Huron County Safe Communities Coalition will be hosting a event later this month.

Taking place May 23rd in front of the Huron County Courthouse in Norwalk, county representatives and law enforcement officials will discuss traffic safety, the importance of wearing a seat belt and local and state enforcement efforts.

 

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST

THURSDAY, MAY 10TH, 2018

 

Today

A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.

 

Tonight

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.

 

Friday

A chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 58.

 

Saturday

A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67.

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

Erie & Huron Counties/Primary Election results

-School levy issues passing: Edison, Huron

-School levy issues failing: Monroeville (60%), Willard (over 2 to 1 margin)

 

-All local city tax issues passed: Bellevue, Margaretta Township, Milan, Norwalk

 

Erie Co. – County Commissioner – Democrat

-Julie Farrar won (43%) over opponents Brad Hartung and Timothy Riesterer

 

State – Governor/Lt. Gov – Democrat:

Richard Cordray/Betty Sutton (62 %)

State – Governor/Lt. Gov – Republican:

Mike DeWine/Jon Husted (60 %)

 

State Issue 1 – Congressional redistricting maps in Ohio

Approved (75 percent)

 

Ashland/Convicted killer to be sentenced later this month

Sentencing is next for a man found guilty on four counts of aggravated murder Monday in Ashland County.

…Those charges in connection with the 2016 deaths of Stacy Stanley of Greenwich and Elizabeth Griffith of Ashland.

Jurors also found Shawn Grate guilty on all eight specifications to aggravated murder, making the death penalty a possible punishment.

The sentencing phase of the trial is scheduled to begin May 18th.

 

Vermilion/Former police officer has jail sentence appeal denied

A former Vermilion police officer is back in jail after having his appeal denied.

43-year-old Aaron Bolton has been ordered to serve the remainder of his 120-day jail sentence for assaulting a handcuffed suspect in 2015, the first such case involving a law enforcement officer in Erie County since 1989.

A judge also stripped Bolton of his peace officer license.

Bolton was originally sentenced in 2016, in which he served 18 days before filing an appeal dealing with jury speculation.

 

Erie County/Man hurt after accidentally shooting self

An Erie County man on Saturday afternoon was treated for a gunshot wound to his hand after he accidentally shot himself.

The Erie County Sheriff’s Office says the man told them he picked up a Ruger handgun from a nightstand when the gun slipped and he unintentionally squeezed the trigger.

 

Danbury/Man reportedly removes tracking device

Authorities are searching for a Danbury Township man who allegedly removed his GPS tracking bracelet after a warrant was issued for his arrest.

Corey Gough has a warrant out for violating conditions of his felony bond in Ottawa County.

 

Willard/Fire and Rescue Open House

Willard Fire and Rescue has planned an open house for later this month.

Happening next Saturday, May 19th, the free event will include fire station tours, as well as Life-Flight and Jaws of Life demonstrations.

It will run from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm.

 

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST

WEDNESDAY, MAY 9TH, 2018

 

Today

Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

 

Tonight

Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Low around 61.

 

Thursday

A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.

 

Friday

A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67.

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Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

Clyde-Findlay/Missing woman’s body possibly found

It appears that the body of a missing Clyde woman has been found.

According to the Findlay Courier, someone mowing the lawn at the Findlay campus of Owens Community College on Monday morning discovered a submerged car in the college’s pond.

The car was pulled from the water with the body of a woman discovered in the vehicle, which description and license plate matches the car owned by 70-year-old Charlene Robinson, who was last seen April 3rd.

Authorities say it looks like the car was driven into the large pond by accident; and has been there for a considerable amount of time.

The body has not yet been officially identified, with an autopsy to be performed.

 

New London/Man charged after dragging incident

A New London man faces criminal charges after being accused of dragging his tied-up 13-year-old daughter across a parking lot.

39-year-old John Hofacker was charged with unlawful restraint with additional charges pending.

Police say they received a 9-1-1 call Friday evening about a teenage girl being dragged through a parking lot near New London Lanes on West Main Street.

According to authorities, Hofacker said he tied her up because she was trying to run away.

 

Sandusky/Woman hospitalized after being hit by train

A Sandusky woman was last reported Monday in critical condition after reportedly being hit by a train over the weekend.

According to authorities, 31-year-old Sarah Likens was taken to a Toledo hospital after being struck by a passing train going nearly 50 mph while walking between railroad tracks near Venice Road and Niagara Street in Sandusky.

 

Erie-Huron County/Primary elections

It’s Primary Election Day…with polls open now through 7:30 pm.

In Erie and Huron County, schools with levy issues on the ballot include Edison, Huron, Monroeville and Willard.

As for city monetary issues, those on the ballot include Bellevue, Milan, Margaretta Township and Norwalk.

Erie County will choose a Democratic candidate for commissioner between Julie Farrar, Brad Hartung and Timoth Riesterer.

In Lorain County, voters are deciding two countywide renewal levies,

one for Murray Ridge and the other for the Lorain County Board of

Mental Health.

Statewide, voters are deciding a constitutional amendment regarding how congressional districts are drawn.

 

Erie-Huron Counties/Roadwork updates

A few updates on road work in Huron and Erie County…

The Old State Road resurfacing project began Monday, starting at Ohio 601, and continuing south to Gallup Road.  That project, which is expected to last for a number of weeks, will also stop and then resume at Executive Drive – continuing south to Hasbrock Road, south of Norwalk.

Also, in Erie County, work is now underway on a brand new roundabout at West Bogart Road and Campbell Street in Perkins Township.  Crews have closed Campbell, south of Bogart, to thru traffic for the duration of the project, which is expected to last until fall.

 

Collins-Wakeman/Western Reserve “Envirothon” team qualifies for state

A local high school competitive outdoor team will be competing at the state level for the first time next month.

The four-member “Envirothon” squad from Western Reserve is off to Cedarville University on June 11th and 12th

The “Envirothon” tests students’ knowledge of current environmental issues including soils, forestry and wildlife.

 

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST

TUESDAY, MAY 8TH, 2018

 

Today

Sunny, with a high near 72.

 

Tonight

Clear, with a low around 51.

 

Wednesday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

 

Thursday

Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.

Monday, May 7th, 2018

Clyde/Search goes on for missing woman

The family of a missing Clyde woman has reached out to a state search and rescue team for help.

70-year-old Charlene Robinson, who’s believed to have early onset dementia, was last seen at the Family Dollar store in Bellevue on April 3rd.

Her family has contacted “Rescue 101” out of southwestern Ohio, who has scheduled a search for this Saturday and Sunday.

 

Ashland/Closing arguments Monday in Grate trial

Closing arguments begin today in Ashland County Common Pleas Court in the trial of accused serial killer Shawn Grate.

Grate pled guilty last week to 15 of 23 charges he’s facing; but those 15 counts do not include the four aggravated murder charges, three kidnapping charges and one for aggravated robbery.

One of the victims in Grate’s case is Stacey Stanley of Greenwich.

 

Norwalk/Man reportedly robbed

A Norwalk man was not hurt after being robbed and threatened by another man Saturday evening while walking home.

Police say the victim cut through a Bouscay (“Busky”) Avenue apartment complex when another male approached him and threatened to cut him with a knife if he didn’t give him money.

The alleged assailant took $35.

 

Bellevue/Train yard fire

A fire damaged multiple railroad cars and power lines; and also closed nearby roads Saturday evening in Bellevue.

No one was hurt in what officials believe was an accident at the Norfolk Southern rail yard.

The exact cause of the blaze is still undetermined, but workers are leaning towards it being due to equipment failure.

Portions of Ohio 4 and Ohio 99 were shut down for multiple hours while fire departments battled the blaze.

 

Wakeman/Woman charged with stealing children’s inheritance

A Wakeman woman is facing charges of grand theft and forgery for allegedly stealing nearly $100,000 from the trusts belonging to two children whose father died in 2007.

…This according to Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine

A Huron County grand jury has indicted 45-year-old Stacie Bement on 12 charges of forgery and three charges of grand theft.

Bement allegedly spent the money from the trusts on a car, mortgage, and living expenses.

 

Erie County/US 250 roadwork update

As work continues in Erie County on US 250 between the Ohio Turnpike and Bogart Road, ODOT says traffic will likely be switched this week from the passing lane – onto the new asphalt of the outer driving lanes in both directions.

Work will begin on the passing lanes and the center turn lane.

The entire project is expected to be complete by September.

 

Sandusky/FRMC searching for new CEO

The search has begun for a new CEO at Firelands Regional Medical Center in Sandusky.

The opening is being advertised with the process of finding a new leader expected to last three to four months.

Former CEO, Martin Tursky, retired at the end of 2017 after being in the position for about five years.

Tursky is now CEO and president of McLaren Central Michigan hospital.

 

Sandusky/Steel Vengeance back open

After a minor accident on Saturday afternoon, Cedar Point’s new coaster, Steel Vengeance, was back up and running Saturday night and Sunday.

The ride was shut down around 1:30 pm Saturday when one of the coaster’s trains reportedly lightly bumped a second train.

No was hurt.

 

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST

MONDAY, MAY 7TH, 2018

 

Today

Partly cloudy, with a high near 60.

 

Tonight

Mostly clear, with a low around 42.

 

Tuesday

Sunny, with a high near 69.

 

Wednesday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

Friday, May 5th, 2018

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST

FRIDAY, MAY 4TH, 2018

 

*A Wind Advisory is in effect today from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm.

-Windy, with gusts as high as 55 mph.

 

Today

A slight chance of showers this morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.

Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.

 

Tonight

Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.

 

Saturday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.

 

Sunday

A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Partly sunny, with a high near 69.

 

Sandusky/New trial for accused rapist

A Sandusky man accused of raping children has been placed in an Erie County Jail while he awaits a new trial.

53-year-old Michael Walls was originally sent to prison to serve eight life sentences after being found guilty in 2016 for allegedly locking children in his home and sexually abusing them.

Walls appealed the decision…with an appellate court agreeing that a doctor’s opinion shouldn’t have been allowed in the original trial.

Walls will now get a new trial in Erie County.

 

Port Clinton-Huron/Man accused of not finishing construction jobs

A Huron man is in trouble for allegedly taking payment for construction projects he never completed.

54-year-old Robert Kwiatkowski has been charged with the felonies of theft from a protected class in Ottawa County.

Authorities say his company, JR Construction, allegedly signed building contracts with Port Clinton and Danbury Township residents, but work was never finished.

 

Milan/Business making large investment

A business in the Milan area has announced they’re making a major investment towards improving operations.

Executives from CertainTeed, on U.S. 250 near the Ohio Turnpike, say they are investing $37 million for an expansion; which will lead to 10 new jobs and retain their current 196 positions.

The company makes exterior and interior building products.

 

Collins-Wakeman/Football coach Mike Stoll announces upcoming retirement

A veteran of the sidelines and the classroom at Western Reserve schools has announced that he’s retiring.

Football coach and teacher Mike Stoll submitted his letter of intent to retire at this week’s board of education meeting.

Stoll has taught in the district for roughly 35 years and has been varsity football coach for the Roughriders for 21 seasons.

 

Sandusky/Yard waste drop-off

Sandusky residents can take part in a free yard waste drop-off event this weekend.

From 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Saturday and 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Sunday, those with proof of residency may bring yard waste to Barnes Nursery on Camp Road in Huron.

 

Sandusky/Cedar Point opens Saturday

The 2018 season at Cedar Point gets underway this weekend.

What’s new?

Steel Vengeance – what the park calls the world’s first “hyper-hybrid roller coaster”, along with a variety of new food options, new souvenir shops, an expanded boardwalk and a new six-story tower at the beachfront Hotel Breakers.

Cedar Point will be open for business on Saturday and Sunday and then will close during the week before re-opening next Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

All rides and attractions are scheduled to be open this weekend.

 

Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

Ashland/Grate pleads guilty to 15 charges, but not to murder counts

During the eighth day of trial testimony Wednesday in Ashland County Common Pleas Court, accused serial killer Shawn Grate pled guilty to 15 of the 23 charges he’s facing.

According to the Ashland Times-Gazette, those 15 charges do not include the four aggravated murder charges, three kidnapping charges and one for aggravated robbery.

The murder charges include victim Stacey Stanley of Greenwich.

 

Sandusky/New charges in hotel dog incident

New criminal charges have been filed from an incident where a woman, child and three dogs were allegedly found in a Sandusky hotel room covered in animal excrement.

Lindsey Powell, owner of the three dogs, has been charged with three counts of animal abandonment after police say her sister, Dezeray Powell, was discovered last month in a Howard Johnson on U.S. 250.

Dezeray faces multiple charges of animal cruelty and a count of child endangerment.

Meanwhile, the Howard Johnson in question was closed down by authorities last week after a civil nuisance lawsuit was filed; but could be re-opened if its owners pay to bring it back up to code.

 

Norwalk/Updates on city’s search for new police chief

An update on the search for Norwalk’s new police chief…

During this week’s city council meeting, Safety Service Director Dan Wendt said the final two candidates are interim chief Mike Conney and Captain Dave Smith.

After a recently completed written exam and leadership and psychological assessment, the next step is for both candidates to be interviewed.

Former chief Dave Light retired in February after 34 years of service.

 

Bellevue/High Street home to be used for fire training

A house on High Street in Bellevue will be burned to the ground after being used for live fire training this Saturday morning.

EHOVE Career Center Fire Academy students will join the Bellevue Fire Department for the training, which includes fire control, extinguishment and search and rescue.

It will begin at 8:00 am.

 

Sandusky/St. Mary’s school coaches retire

Changes coming to a couple of sports programs at Sandusky St. Mary’s Central Catholic School…

Twenty-year swim team coach Michelle Gallagher and 10-year boys varsity basketball Lyle Falknor are both retiring.

 

Plymouth/Village hosting history event

The Plymouth Area Historical Society is hosting a living history event this Saturday evening.

“A Night at the Museum” will feature 30 local actors portraying historical figures of the village from 1840 through the 1960’s.

It runs from 6:00 to 9:00 pm.

 

Huron County/Health Department announces tire take-back day

Huron County Public Health has announced it will be holding a Tire Take Back Day on June 2nd, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, at the Huron County Fairgrounds in Norwalk.

During the event, officials will collect car and light truck tires to be recycled, in an attempt to help eliminate mosquito breeding grounds in the county.

 

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST

THURSDAY, MAY 3RD, 2018

 

Today

Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly this morning.

Breezy, with a high near 78.

 

Tonight

Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly late tonight.

Cloudy, with a low around 66.

 

Friday

Showers and thunderstorms, breezy, with a high near 75.

 

Saturday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018

Norwalk/Woman charged with robbery of Erie County gas station

A woman from Norwalk has been charged with robbery in connection with an alleged incident two weeks ago at a service station in Erie County.

24-year-old Rachel Smith was arrested for allegedly going behind the counter of the Friendship on Tiffin Avenue in Margaretta Township and stealing a lockbox containing cash.

 

Huron County/Drug take-back day results

Huron County agencies collected over 150 pounds of unwanted prescription medication during this past weekend’s National Drug Take Back Day event.

The METRICH drug task force says 99 pounds were collected at the Norwalk Police Department, 50 pounds by the Willard PD and 19 pounds at the Huron County Sheriff’s Office.

 

Port Clinton/School security upgraded

Port Clinton Schools are beefing up their security.

The school has announced they are adding a second resource officer.

Police officer Evan Holtz will watch over Bataan Memorial Primary and Intermediate schools while current officer, Richard Vance, will focus his time and efforts on the middle and high schools.

 

Sandusky/FRMC awarded $750,000 to fight opioid battle

Firelands Regional Medical Center in Sandusky has been awarded a $750,000 federal grant that will be put towards the battle against the area’s opioid epidemic.

Hospital officials say the funds, at $250,000 a year for three years, will create a new Rural Health Opioid Program and also expand screening and treatment of patients with addiction problems.

 

Sandusky/$1 million going towards city projects

Sandusky officials have approved around $1 million in federal funds that will go towards city improvements.

The 2018 Community Development Block Grant program includes $725,000 for public facilities, including Jackson Street Pier and Shoreline Drive projects.

About a hundred-grant each will be used for program administration and demolition.

 

Cedar Point/Body art

Cedar Point has updated their employee’s dress code to now allow visible tattoos, additional piercings, beards and colorful hair.

The park, which officially opens this Saturday, had prohibited such body modifications and accessories in their 2016 employee guidelines.

 

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST

WEDNESDAY, MAY 2ND, 2018

 

Today

A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Increasing clouds, breezy, with a high near 84.

 

Tonight

A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly overnight.

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

 

Thursday

Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly in the morning.

Cloudy and breezy, with a high near 80.

 

Friday

Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 73.

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

Area News/”Red Flag Warning” in effect

The National Weather Service has issued a “Red Flag Warning” for the area from now through 8:00 pm.

The previously-issued “Fire Weather Watch” is no longer in effect.

Weather officials say the warning is issued when critical fire weather conditions are occurring or are imminent.

Those conditions include: a combination of winds…low relative humidity…and warm temperatures which can contribute to extreme fire spread and fire behavior.

 

Sandusky/Missing man who fell overboard in Sandusky bay identified

Authorities have identified the missing man who apparently fell overboard into the Sandusky Bay on Friday evening.

Sandusky Police identified him as 28-year-old Justin Fedele of Huron, who reportedly wasn’t wearing a lifejacket when he fell out of a boat about a half mile offshore of Sandusky’s Lion Park.

The U.S. Coast Guard and other authorities used boats, helicopters, sonar and a drone in the search, with efforts called off Saturday afternoon.

 

Norwalk/Fire call turns into several hour standoff with police and firefighters

A call for a fire at a home in Norwalk turned into a multiple-hour standoff with one of the house’s occupants and first-responders.

33-year-old John Marsillett was charged with aggravated arson and disrupting public service after allegedly threatening to kill himself and fire and police personnel while they attempted to rescue him while he stood on the roof of the Adams Street home.

32-year-old Megan Derby, another of the home’s residents, was also charged with tampering with evidence during the incident.

Marsillett was previously wanted on warrants from the Huron County Sheriff’s Office.

 

Sandusky/Authorities investigate likely stabbings

Information is still slim from an apparent stabbing that took place at Lyman Harbor in Sandusky on Sunday morning.

Police say a man and a woman were both stabbed, receiving non-critical injuries.

A suspect and motive is still unknown.

 

 

Sandusky selects roads to receive repairs in 2018

As part of the recently approved $95 million capital improvement plan in Sandusky, city officials have come up with a final list of roads to receive repairs this year.

Twenty sections of streets are set to receive improvements including Taylor Street from Columbus Avenue to Hayes Avenue and portions of Jackson, Hancock and Wayne streets as well.

 

Willard/Students to participate in Revolutionary War reenactment

Eighth-grade students at Willard Middle School are preparing to take part in the 13th annual Revolutionary War encampment and reenactment.

22 students have been selected to reenact historic battles and other notable events next Friday and Saturday; with a performance in front of the public on Saturday afternoon, the 12th.

 

Sandusky/Forum Thursday to give updates on new school construction

Sandusky Schools have planned a community forum for Thursday to provide construction updates on their three new buildings and other improvements.

It will take place from 6:00 to 7:00 pm in Room 300 at Sandusky High School.

 

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST

TUESDAY, MAY 1ST, 2018

 

Today

Sunny, with a high near 82.

 

Tonight

Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

 

Wednesday

A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly in the afternoon.

Mostly sunny and breezy, with a high near 79.

 

Thursday

A chance of showers and thunderstorms throughout the day.

Cloudy and breezy, with a high near 75.

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Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

Area News/”Red Flag Warning” in effect

The National Weather Service has issued a “Red Flag Warning” for the area from now through 8:00 pm.

The previously-issued “Fire Weather Watch” is no longer in effect.

Weather officials say the warning is issued when critical fire weather conditions are occurring or are imminent.

Those conditions include: a combination of winds…low relative humidity…and warm temperatures which can contribute to extreme fire spread and fire behavior.

 

Sandusky/Missing man who fell overboard in Sandusky bay identified

Authorities have identified the missing man who apparently fell overboard into the Sandusky Bay on Friday evening.

Sandusky Police identified him as 28-year-old Justin Fedele of Huron, who reportedly wasn’t wearing a lifejacket when he fell out of a boat about a half mile offshore of Sandusky’s Lion Park.

The U.S. Coast Guard and other authorities used boats, helicopters, sonar and a drone in the search, with efforts called off Saturday afternoon.

 

Norwalk/Fire call turns into several hour standoff with police and firefighters

A call for a fire at a home in Norwalk turned into a multiple-hour standoff with one of the house’s occupants and first-responders.

33-year-old John Marsillett was charged with aggravated arson and disrupting public service after allegedly threatening to kill himself and fire and police personnel while they attempted to rescue him while he stood on the roof of the Adams Street home.

32-year-old Megan Derby, another of the home’s residents, was also charged with tampering with evidence during the incident.

Marsillett was previously wanted on warrants from the Huron County Sheriff’s Office.

 

Sandusky/Authorities investigate likely stabbings

Information is still slim from an apparent stabbing that took place at Lyman Harbor in Sandusky on Sunday morning.

Police say a man and a woman were both stabbed, receiving non-critical injuries.

A suspect and motive is still unknown.

 

Sandusky selects roads to receive repairs in 2018

As part of the recently approved $95 million capital improvement plan in Sandusky, city officials have come up with a final list of roads to receive repairs this year.

Twenty sections of streets are set to receive improvements including Taylor Street from Columbus Avenue to Hayes Avenue and portions of Jackson, Hancock and Wayne streets as well.

 

Willard/Students to participate in Revolutionary War reenactment

Eighth-grade students at Willard Middle School are preparing to take part in the 13th annual Revolutionary War encampment and reenactment.

22 students have been selected to reenact historic battles and other notable events next Friday and Saturday; with a performance in front of the public on Saturday afternoon, the 12th.

 

Sandusky/Forum Thursday to give updates on new school construction

Sandusky Schools have planned a community forum for Thursday to provide construction updates on their three new buildings and other improvements.

It will take place from 6:00 to 7:00 pm in Room 300 at Sandusky High School.

 

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST

TUESDAY, MAY 1ST, 2018

 

Today

Sunny, with a high near 82.

 

Tonight

Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

 

Wednesday

A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly in the afternoon.

Mostly sunny and breezy, with a high near 79.

 

Thursday

A chance of showers and thunderstorms throughout the day.

Cloudy and breezy, with a high near 75.