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.