Early morning dense fog caused a number of school delays, mainly west of us.
Monroeville was on a two-hour delay this morning. Port Clinton schools had to close for the day.
Longtime Willard City Manager Brian Humphress is stepping down.
Humphress announced his resignation, during last night’s meeting of Willard City Council. His last day will be September 19th. He was asked to resign by city council, but neither side would provide more information. Humphress has served as Willard City Manager for 13 years. City Council will hire his replacement.
To Bucyrus, where four men were found beaten to death, in four different homes.
Two bodies were found Monday, and two more, yesterday. The victims were between the ages of 50 and 70. Bucyrus police believe the four deaths are connected, but a link or motive has not been established. An unnamed suspect has been interviewed, but no charges have been filed.
The intersection of State Routes 61 and 162 in Greenfield Township was closed this morning due to an accident.
The Highway Patrol and other emergency responders were at the scene. A dispatcher was unable to provide more information.
The city of Norwalk is stocking up on road salt.
Through a purchasing program offered by the Ohio Department of Transportation, city officials agreed to buy 1,500 tons of salt at a cost of just over $58 a ton. It’s about $22 more per ton, compared to last year.
Cedar Point’s big announcement yesterday: Mantis will give its last ride October 19th.
The stand-up coaster made its debut in 1996. There’s speculation the ride may be transformed into something else. Cedar Point officials said more information will be released at a later date.
Phone records show a Bellevue woman was using Snapchat, when her car crashed into a garbage truck, critically injuring her three-year-old son.
24-year-old Heather Russell is charged with aggravated vehicular assault. She’s awaiting court proceedings. Investigators learned Russell was using the picture-sharing app, when her car hit the back of a garbage truck on Mason Road, near State Route 269 in Groton Township. The accident occurred in mid-March. Russell was arrested about two weeks ago. She’s currently free on bond. Her son continues to recover.
You can no longer buy tobacco products at CVS.
The drug store chain stopped selling all tobacco products at all of its 7,700 locations at midnight Tuesday.
A contract dispute between Raycom and DirecTV could cause some Cleveland Browns fans to miss this Sunday’s season opener.
Raycom owns CBS affiliates WOIO Channel 19 in Cleveland, and WTOL Channel 11 in Toledo. Those channels are blacked out locally, because Raycom and DirecTV are involved in a dispute over fees. If the two sides don’t strike a new deal by Sunday, Cleveland Browns fans who subscribe to DirecTV won’t be able to see the game. The Browns will play the Steelers in Pittsburgh.