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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The Norwalk Police Department is warning businesses and retail shops that fake $100 bills are being passed in the Maple City and the surrounding area.

The counterfeit bills appear to be very well done, and can easily be mistaken for real $100 bills. Police are urging businesses to make every effort to ensure $100 bills are real. If there’s any doubt, businesses and employees should contact the Norwalk Police Department at 419-668-3311. 9-1-1 may be called, if a person trying to pass counterfeit money is present.

 

Speaking of the Norwalk Police Department…

Chief Dave Light is seeking approval from city council, to trade in the department’s current handguns, for 35 new ones. The department wants to replace its Sig-Sauer guns, with 9 mm Glock handguns. Many of the police department’s current guns are nearly 10 years old.

 

A problem at an Ohio Edison substation in Wakeman is responsible for an outage affecting about 3,000 people.

Crews are at the scene, but its unknown when power will be fully restored.

 

Erie County deputies are investigating the theft of several thousand of dollars worth of Halloween and Christmas decorations, from Admiral Pointe Nursing Home in Huron.

It’s believed the items were swiped from a storage unit in early October. The theft could destroy the nursing home’s annual Halloween event. Anyone with information should contact the Erie County Sheriff’s Department.

 

This Saturday is when Edison High School will host its annual marching band review, featuring eight area marching bands.

Things will get underway at 7pm. This year’s lineup includes Buckeye Central, Clyde, Genoa, Monroeville, Norwalk, South Central, Willard, and of course, Edison, along with the Edison mini-majorettes. Tickets are $5 for adults, and $4 for students and senior citizens. They can be purchased at the gate, starting at 5:30.

The Edison Marching band is also hosting a canned food drive. Donations of five non-expired canned foods will receive one free ticket. This year’s Master of Ceremonies is Josh Boose, from Cleveland’s News Channel 5. Boose is a former Edison High School marching band member, and an alumnus of the school’s Show Choir and Theater Department.

 

There’s a new website offered by the state designed to help Ohioans with disabilities find jobs.

The website—OhioMeansAccesibility—also provides potential employers with details about hiring incentives, workplace accommodations and employment law.  Again, the website is OhioMeansAccesibility.

 

In sports…

The Maple City has two top-5 football teams.  Norwalk is up two spots to number five in this week’s Division III poll, while St. Paul is ranked 5th in Division VII.  Also in the poll:  Clyde is number 10 in Division III; Huron 12th in Division V and Plymouth 11th in Division VII. 

The Cavs’ preseason continues tonight at the Q.  The Cavaliers will take on the Milwaukee Bucks at 7 and you can hear it on 95.3, WLKR.

 

 

Monday, October 13, 2014

A reminder today is Columbus Day, a federal holiday.

Trash pickup is running as usual, but there’s no mail today. Government offices and many banks are closed for the holiday.

 

More hacking incidents…

Sears Holding Corporation, the parent company of Kmart said Friday that some credit and debit cards may have been compromised. On Thursday, Dairy Queen announced it had been hacked.

 

Early voting continues throughout Ohio.

This week’s in-person early voting hours at the Board of Elections office: 8am until 5pm. Weekend hours will be offered closer to Election Day.

 

If you’re looking for work, you may want to head to Willard tomorrow, for a job fair sponsored by Huron County Job and Family Services, and the Huron County Development Council.

It’ll be held between 9am and noon, at American Legion Post 514, on Conwell Avenue. Those attending will be able to meet with potential employers, fill out applications and interview on-site. If possible, job seekers should bring their resumes.

 

To Mansfield, where authorities looking for a wanted sex offender found him, in a different spot.

Justin Tucker of Columbus was found Friday, hiding in the ceiling, of a Motel 6. He had been on the run for a few weeks. His wife was with him. Tucker was taken to jail. His wife was charged with obstruction of justice.

 

$6.6 million dollars is up for grabs.

That’s the amount of tonight’s Classic Lotto jackpot. Mega Millions is up to $166 million, and Powerball is worth $90 million.

 

Speaking of lotteries, another multi-state game is coming.

Monopoly Millionaires Club will feature a weekly drawing, with players hoping to hit the right numbers for a top prize of $15 million, or 10 smaller prizes of $1 million each. Plans also call for a nationally televised Monopoly Millionaires Club game show, with its audience and players coming from those who registered their lottery tickets online. 22 states and the District of Columbia will offer the game. Nine other states, including Ohio, are expected to join as well.

 

Friday, October 10, 2014

A former assistant football and track coach at Fremont Ross High School is facing up to five years in prison, for having sex with a student.

36-year-old Johnny Alridge  was found guilty yesterday, after entering a plea of ‘no contest’ to a charge of sexual battery. Alridge was arrested in early June, after school officials and authorities learned he had sex with a 17-year-old female student. Sentencing is pending, in Sandusky County Common Pleas Court.

 

Police are investigating back-to-back burglaries, at a Bellevue car dealership.

The break-ins occurred at Caranfa Ford Sunday evening and Monday night. The thief or thieves made off with four tires and four older scooters. Anyone with information should contact the Bellevue police department.

 

From Norwalk City Hall…

State Street, between League and Clifton Street will be closed from Monday until October 29th for repairs to the St. Mary Church steeple.

 

Greenwich Village Council has a new member.

Ralph Wilson was appointed early this week. He’s stepping in for Travis Wilson, who recently moved out of Greenwich.

 

Charges of felonious assault and domestic violence have been filed against a Sandusky woman accused of stabbing her boyfriend.

52-year-old Tina Gebard was arrested early yesterday morning, after the incident at her Reese Street home. According to reports, during an argument, Gebard stabbed the victim in his shoulder. He was treated at Firelands Regional Medical Center. She was taken to the Erie County Jail.

 

Norwalk High School is accepting applications for the Hall of Fame Class of 2015.

Nomination forms for the Athletic Hall of Fame and Academic or Distinguished Citizen Hall of Fame are available on Norwalk High School’s website, and the high school office.

 

It’s a big night for high school football.

Tonight on 95.3, WLKR and wlkrradio.com, we’ll have two games featuring four state-ranked teams.  Live at 7, its 10th ranked Bellevue at #7 Norwalk.  After Bellevue at Norwalk, it’s Pigskin Playback from Mary Fate Park in Plymouth as the 9th ranked Big Red host #5 St. Paul.

 

 

Thursday, October 9, 2014

The Sandusky police officer involved in a controversial traffic stop is now on paid leave.

Officer Christopher Denny is off, until an investigation is complete, which could take three weeks. The Lucas County Sheriff’s Office is handling the investigation. It centers around Denny’s actions, during a recent traffic stop involving Andre Stockett and his girlfriend. Denny is white, Stockett is black. After they were pulled over October 1st, Stockett argued with Denny about whether the stop was justified. Denny wanted to see Stockett’s ID, claiming he matched the description of a man wanted on felony charges, a request Stockett refused. Stockett used his cell phone to record the exchange. He’s claiming racial profiling.

 

An argument over their relationship may have led to the stabbing death of a Norwalk native.

42-year-old Yosanda Grandberry of Lakewood was killed one week ago, inside a Cleveland apartment. Police learned she and 52-year-old Gregory Hart had been arguing about their on-and-off again relationship. Hart is in the Cuyahoga County Jail, charged with aggravated murder. Grandberry was a 1990 graduate of Norwalk High School.

 

Police are investigating back-to-back burglaries at a Bellevue car dealership.

The break-ins occurred at Caranfa Ford Sunday evening and then again Monday night.  The thief or thieves made off with four tires and four older scooters.  Anyone with information should contact the Bellevue Police Department.

 

The intersection of Foster and Monroe streets in Norwalk will be closed all next week, for gas line repairs.

Locals are encouraged to use alternate routes around the intersection.

 

A Cleveland-area firm has been hired by the Perkins Board of Education, to help the school board with its superintendent search.

Finding Leaders will be paid $7,500. Current superintendent Jim Gunner is retiring next June. The same firm is helping the Sandusky City Schools find a new treasurer. That search has been suspended for two months. Earlier this week, board members agreed to advertise the vacant position for a third time, in hopes of finding new, qualified applicants. The board will accept applications from December 1st, to January 9th.

 

If you have AT&T cell service, you may have some money coming your way.

AT&T has reached a settlement with Ohio and other states to resolve allegations that it placed unauthorized third-party charges on customers’ cell phone bills in a practice known as ‘mobile cramming.’  As part of the settlement, AT&T Mobility has agreed to pay $105 million of which $80 million will be used for customer refunds.  Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine said hundreds of thousands of Ohioans may be affected by the settlement.  If you think you have a claim, go to ftc.gov/att.

 

Monday is Columbus Day, a federal holiday.

Government offices and most banks will be closed. No mail, but trash pickup will go on as usual.

 

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

If you’re looking for the lunar eclipse, it’s underway.

It should peak at 6:25.

 

A chain-reaction crash shut down some of U.S. Route 250 in Milan, and sent four people to three different hospitals.

The accident occurred at three yesterday afternoon, just north of the Radio Ranch. According to reports, a northbound pickup truck turned in front of two cars. Three people were taken to Fisher-Titus Medical Center, with one of them later transported to Cleveland MetroHealth Medical Center. A third was taken to Firelands Regional Medical Center. All lanes of Route 250 were closed for over an hour.

 

What began as a routine traffic stop in Sandusky is making national news in part because a man recorded his controversial arrest on his phone and it’s gone viral.

At a news conference yesterday, Police Chief John Orzech said officer Christopher Denny acted “lawfully but not perfectly” when he arrested Andre Stockett and his girlfriend and threatened to take the couple’s two-week old baby from them if they didn’t cooperate.  Denny said he pulled the couple over because the woman was driving without headlights.  Then he thought Stockett was somebody else with felony warrants.  When asked to provide ID, Stockett refused to provide it.  In Ohio when a police offer asks for ID, you’re required by law to show it.

 

September wasn’t exactly a banner month for Ohio’s four casinos.

Casinos in Cleveland, Toledo, Columbus and Cincinnati pulled in just over $63 million last month. It was the seventh straight month that totals dipped from last year, and it was $5.5 million less than September of 2013. So far this year, Ohio’s casinos have pulled in $612 million.

 

The state’s poverty rate has dipped slightly, according to new U.S. Census estimates.

Last year’s poverty rate was 16 percent, down from 16.4 percent in 2011. Estimates show about 1.8 million Ohioans live in poverty. A family of four is considered poor, if its income is less than $24,000.

 

The former treasurer of the South Central Youth League will be sentenced next month, for swiping several thousand dollars meant for boys and girls T-ball, softball and baseball teams.

Tammy Ward of North Fairfield appeared in Huron County Common Pleas Court yesterday, and entered a guilty plea to a charge of felony theft. She could be sentenced to time in the county jail, and will have to pay restitution. Prosecutors said Ward embezzled approximately $5,000 between January of 2012 and June of last year.

 

An arrest has been made in connection with the October 2nd death of a Norwalk native.

52-year-old Gregory Hart of Cleveland is charged with aggravated murder for allegedly killing 42-year-old Yosanda Grandberry of Lakewood.  According to reports, Grandberry was stabbed to death inside a Cleveland apartment early last Thursday morning.  Sources said the two were arguing before Grandberry was killed.  The two reportedly had an on-and-off again relationship.  Hart is in the Cuyahoga County Jail.

 

A southwest Ohio jury says a 19-year-old man should be put to death, for killing an 18-year-old Navy recruit, and dumping his body several counties away.

Yesterday, a Warren County jury recommended death by lethal injection for Austin Myers, of Clayton, Ohio. A judge will have the final say, during a sentencing hearing scheduled for next week. At 19, Myers would become Ohio’s youngest death row inmate by five years. Myers and an accomplice killed Justin Back, during a January burglary at Back’s home. They later dumped his body in a wooded area in Preble County. The accomplice, 19-year-old Timothy Mosley, is facing life in prison.

 

Cleveland Indians fans can own a part of Progressive Field.

The team is selling some of the stadium’s seats at the Progressive Field team shop, for $600 a pair. The seats are being removed, as part of a massive renovation project at the ballpark.

 

Firefighters in Lima continue to battle a blaze that swept through several warehouses in the downtown district.

The enormous blaze broke out early yesterday afternoon. It was fueled by rubber and plastic, and officials said those materials will burn for several days. Smoke could be seen for miles, and firefighters were forced to pull water from a nearby lake, to help battle the blaze.

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Today marks the start of early voting in Ohio.

This week’s in-person early voting hours at the Board of Elections office: 8am until 5pm.

 

A construction worker injured while working at the new school in Willard remains in critical condition.

The worker was hurt September 25th. No other information has been released.

 

A Bellevue man who nearly died from a drug overdose is now behind bars.

27-year-old Lucas Chumley was arrested late last week at the Sandusky County Jail.  According to reports, Chumley was there waiting to see his girlfriend.  Chumley and 26-year-old Pamela Pena overdosed on heroin and prescription painkillers the previous weekend.  Pena was taken to the Bellevue Hospital and then to jail.  Chumley was near death when he was taken to the University of Toledo Medical Center.  He was released within a few days.  Combined, the two are facing nearly two dozen drug charges.

 

A 19-year-old southwest Ohio man could become the state’s youngest death row inmate.

A jury in Warren County is deciding the fate of Austin Myers, life in prison without parole or death by lethal injection.  Myers killed a Navy recruit in January.  At age 19, Myers would be Ohio’s youngest death row inmate by five years.

 

Early risers may see something different in the skies before dawn tomorrow morning.

The second total lunar eclipse of the year will take place in the wee hours of Wednesday morning. If you miss it, two more will occur in 2015.

 

Many Ohio farmers will see their property taxes skyrocket next year, due to imperfections in a formula used to calculate farm taxes.

For some, tax bills will double or more. The Ohio Department of Taxation has a program called Current Agricultural Use Value, that’s designed to make farming financially easier for operators. According to the Columbus Dispatch, it calculates farmland values based on crop yield, soil conditions and market prices. But low interest rates and swings in grain prices are revealing imperfections in the formula, and adding up to higher property taxes next year. Most of Ohio’s 75,000 farmers take part in the voluntary program, because it saves them thousands of dollars annually. The Ohio Farm Bureau is looking into the situation.

 

Presale tickets will soon be available for Friday’s Bellevue-Norwalk football game at Whitney Field.

They will be sold in the Norwalk High School Athletic Office from 8 until 4 tomorrow and 8 until 3 Thursday and Friday.  Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for students.  Norwalk is ranked seventh in the state in Division III, while Bellevue is ranked 10th in Division IV.  You can hear Friday’s game live on 95.3, WLKR and wlkrradio.com.  After that game, it’s Pigskin Playback from Plymouth.  The 9th ranked Big Red will take on #5 St. Paul.

 

A 15-year-old Bucyrus girl missing since late September has been found.

Acting on a tip, and after analyzing cell phone records, FBI agents and area authorities found Becky Kemper late yesterday afternoon, in an apartment in Mansfield. She was returned to her family, while the Sheriff’s office investigates the case.

 

Tonight is when Norwalk City Council will honor the man behind this summer’s ‘Imagine Norwalk’ events.

A resolution honoring Chris Castle is on tonight’s agenda.

 

Cleveland Indians fans can own a part of Progressive Field.

The team is selling some of the stadium’s seats at the Progressive Field team shop for $600 a pair.  The seats are being removed as part of a renovation project that includes a new Gate C entrance, larger Kids Clubhouse area and new social spaces.

Monday, October 6, 2014

A Greenwich woman will spend 30 day in the Huron County Jail, for stealing from her employer.

In addition, Tara Barber will be on probation for five years, and must pay $12,000 in restitution to Dollar General in Plymouth. Barber was store manager there, when she skimmed the money over a seven-month period, starting late last year.

 

Good news, if you’re buying pumpkins this month.

A bumper crop is expected, meaning there’s no shortage of pumpkins. Ohio is a major pumpkin producer, ranking third in the U.S. in acres planted and pumpkins produced.

 

The village of North Fairfield has a new administrator.

Bob Morgan was sworn in last week. He’s replaced Carl Essex, who passed away in August. Morgan ran for Huron County Commissioner in May, but lost a tight primary race to incumbent Joe Hintz.

 

Starting today, workers from Erie Blacktop will begin placing “No Parking” signs along Columbus Avenue in Sandusky, in preparation for pavement milling and resurfacing that will occur throughout the week.

No on-street parking will be available while this work is being completed. This work is part of an approximately $600,000 effort to resurface sections of US Route 250 and State Route 4 in the city of Sandusky.

 

General Motors are recalling more than 60,000 vehicles in their latest round of recalls.

The company announced three new recalls on Saturday. The recalls are 2008 and 2009 Pontiac G8s, and Chevrolet Caprice PPV left-hand-drive sedans from 2011 thru 2013. GM says the ignition switch key may shift from the “run” position when touched by the driver’s knee. Another recall involves Cadillac CTS sedans from the 2004 thru 2007 and Cadillac STS models from 2006 and 2007On some vehicles, the fuel pump module electrical terminal may overheat. They have also issued a recall of 304 of the 2014 Chevrolet Sonics in the U.S., stating the vehicles may have a loose electrical connection in the steering column that could affect the driver-side air bag. For a complete list of recalled vehicles visit media.gm.com

Friday, October 3, 2014

Cleveland police are investigating the death of a Norwalk native.

42-year-old Yosanda “Nikki” Grandberry was found stabbed to death early yesterday morning. She lived in Lakewood, but her body was found inside a Cleveland apartment. Grandberry’s suspected killer, a 52-year-old man, was tased by police, after threatening to commit suicide, by jumping from an 11th story balcony. He’s in custody, with charges pending. Grandberry was a 1990 graduate of Norwalk High School.

 

Two Mansfield police officers who shot and killed a homicide suspect from Norwalk have been cleared, and are back at work.

Sgt. Patrick Williams and officer Orlando Chatman fatally shot 39-year-old Shane Lambert September 22nd, during an overnight confrontation at a vacant house in Mansfield. At the time, Lambert was wanted for questioning, in connection with the September 19th death of James Berens. Berens was laid to rest yesterday.

 

The intersection of Benedict and Elm in Norwalk is finally open.

It re-opened early yesterday afternoon.

 

Two Berlin Township roads will close next week for bridge repairs.

Barnes Road at its bridge over State Route 2 and Coen Road at its bridge over Route 2 will close Monday.  Both should re-open in early November.

 

To Sandusky, where a homeless man has been charged with felony theft, for allegedly stealing construction equipment, then selling it for scrap.

32-year-old Erik Milleson is accused of stealing steel forms, steel spikes, a trailer axle and more from Scheid Concrete. Police received information from a witness, and used it to track down Milleson. He was taken to the Erie County Jail.

 

A top honor, for Norwalk Catholic Elementary School.

The school has earned the prestigious 2014 National Blue Ribbon Schools Award. Only exemplary, high-performing public and private schools are able to apply for the award.

 

$10,000 is coming to the Willard City Schools.

 It’s a farming-related grant from Monsanto. The check will be presented during halftime of tonight’s Willard-Shelby football game.

 

If it’s accurate, some good news about gas prices.

Experts say prices at the pump will soon fall below $3 a gallon.

 

It could be a wet night for high school football.

Showers are expected with a thunderstorm possible as well.  And, temperatures will dip into the 40′s.  Tonight on K96, we’ll be live in Sandusky as the Blue Streaks take on the unbeaten and state-ranked Norwalk Truckers.  Pre-game coverage begins at 6:30, with kickoff at 7.  On 95.3, WLKR, tonight’s live game will come from Bellevue as the Redmen host the Tiffin Columbian Tornadoes.  After that game, it’s Pigskin Playback with Shelby at Willard.  Tomorrow on 95.3, it’s Ohio State at Maryland at noon and then at 7, it’s New London at St. Paul.

 

Ohio’s antlerless muzzleloader season is set for next weekend, October 11th and 12th.

Hunters checked more than 5,600 antlerless deer last season.

 

Thursday, October 2, 2014

New early voting hours have been set throughout Ohio.

In-person early voting hours will be 8am until 5pm October 7th through the 10th, October 14th through the 17th, October 20th through the 24th, and the 27th through the 31st. Saturday in-person early voting hours are 8am until 4pm October 25th and November 1st. On Sunday, November 2nd, early voting will be held between 1 and 5pm. The day before the election, November 3rd, in-person early voting will be allowed between 8am and 2pm.

 

The Edison Charger Marching band will perform live on TV, tomorrow morning.

The Charger band, led by Denise Reilly, will be on Fox-8 in Cleveland, starting at 6:55 tomorrow morning. The band will appear in several different segments, up until 8:55.

 

Two Mansfield Police Officers who shot and killed a homicide suspect from Norwalk have been cleared and are back to work.

The two fatally shot 39-year-old Shane Lambert September 22nd during an overnight confrontation at a vacant house in Mansfield.  At the time, Lambert was wanted for questioning in connection with the September 19th death of James Berens.  Berens was laid to rest this morning.

 

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is warning residents to beware of computer repair scams, where callers tell consumers their computers are infected with a virus, and falsely claim they will fix the problem. 

The Ohio Attorney General’s Office has received more than 50 calls about computer scams in the last month. The scammer will ask for remote access to a computer, and for payment information. Some consumers have experienced hundreds or even thousands of dollars in unauthorized credit card charges. DeWine says among other things, don’t trust a caller who says your computer has a virus, and don’t give an unknown caller remote access to your computer.

 

Columbia Gas customers are being warned of a telephone scam.

The utility says, someone claiming to be from Columbia Gas is calling customers to threaten them with a shutoff if they don’t pay an overdue bill. Customers are being told to pay up with a prepaid debit card, something the gas company says they’ll never do.

 

A top honor, for Norwalk Catholic Elementary School.

The school has earned the prestigious 2014 National Blue Ribbon Schools Award. Only exemplary, high-performing public and private schools are able to apply for the award.

 

$10,000 is coming to the Willard City Schools.

It’s a farming-related grant from Monsanto. The check will be presented during halftime of tomorrow night’s Willard-Shelby football game.

 

It’s the time of year, when deer-car crashes increase in Ohio.

The greatest risk is October, November and December. The Ohio Department of Public Safety says deer-car collisions did decrease by nearly four percent last year. Even so, there were more than 20,000 deer-car crashes statewide. Peak hours were 5pm to 1am, and 5am to 8am. The five counties with the highest number of reported deer-car crashes were Stark, Richland, Lorain, Hamilton and Clermont. According to State Farm data, damage from deer collisions averages nearly $4,000 per claim.

 

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Early voting will NOT start today in Ohio.

That’s because the U.S. Supreme Court voted 5-4 yesterday to delay early voting until next Tuesday, October 7th. We’ll have more, in news later today.

 

A standoff in Monroeville ended peacefully this morning.

23-year-old Marcus Thornsberry held village police, Huron County Deputies and Highway Patrol Troopers at bay for about seven hours while inside a trailer near Pean’s Pizza.  A Highway Patrol negotiator convinced him to surrender at approximately 9 this morning.  Thornsberry’s currently in the Huron County Jail on charges of domestic violence and inducing panic, with more charges possible.  According to Monroeville Police Chief Gary Lyons, the incident began shortly before 2am this morning across the street from the police station.  Thornsberry was highly intoxicated and was involved in a dispute with his girlfriend.  A passing officer noticed what was happening and ordered Thornsberry to stop.  Instead, he went to the trailer about three blocks away.  Lyons said Thornsberry may have been armed with a semi-automatic weapon.  As a precaution, some of U.S. Route 20 was shut down and classes were canceled in the Monroeville Schools and at St. Joseph’s.

 

Norwalk firefighters are investigating the cause of a blaze that damaged a mobile home.

Crews were summoned to Key Estates just after 7am yesterday. They arrived to find light smoke coming from the rear, and flames near a water heater. Firefighters had the blaze under control within 20 minutes. A mother and three children were home at the time. No one was injured.

 

Rain has delayed the re-opening of the intersection of Benedict and Elm in Norwalk until tomorrow.

 

A second Willard man has been arrested, in connection with a car theft ring.

18-year-old Donovan Sparkman was arrested last week in Tennessee, on charges of motor vehicle theft, and tampering with evidence. Willard police say Sparkman is a co-conspirator with Eddie Tackett Jr. They’re accused of stealing cars, and taking them to a chop shop in Mansfield. Tackett is scheduled to stand trial in November.

 

The Second Harvest Food Bank of North-Central Ohio is asking for your help, this time, by voting online.

Second Harvest is in the running for a $60,000 grant from Wal-Mart. The website is walmart.com/fight hunger.

 

The city of Bellevue is getting a new fire truck.

City council met in special session last night, to approve the $270,000 purchase. The custom-built truck should be ready by next summer.

 

A milder winter is expected, and that should translate into lower heating costs for most Ohioans.

Heating costs shot up last winter, which was one of the coldest and snowiest in decades.

 

The Ohio State University student body slammed to the Ohio Stadium turf will be in court today.

OSU police say Anthony Wunder is charged with criminal trespassing, for running onto the field during Saturday’s Buckeyes-Cincinnati Bearcats game. Wunder’s dash was stopped abruptly by Ohio State strength coach Anthony Schlegel, who planted him to the turf. Schlegel is a former Buckeye linebacker.