Cleanup continues in Willard, an area hit hard by yesterday’s storms.
Numerous trees and lines came down, during strong evening storms. After those storms rolled through, residents were told to stay indoors, for safety reasons. There was at least one unconfirmed sighting of a funnel cloud, just outside the city limits. Storms hit Norwalk as well. Trees hit at least two homes. Power remains out in spots around the area. Crews are working to restore service.
If they can play, day baseball is planned in Cleveland.
The Indians and Angels are scheduled to play at noon. Last night’s game was rained out. A makeup date is pending.
It’s being called a case of medical neglect, and Erie County deputies say it’s one of the worst they’ve ever seen.
A 33-year-old Groton Township man is dead, and his father and stepmother have been charged in connection with his death. 54-year-old David Arthur, and 46-year-old Deborah Arthur turned themselves in yesterday. They were charged with involuntary manslaughter, and failing to provide for a functionally impaired person. Both are in the Erie County Jail. Deputies were called to the family home on Billings Road Sunday, and found David Arthur Jr. dead, severely malnourished and covered in bed sores. Once weighing 300 pounds, he weighed just 94 pounds.
A former Plymouth-Shiloh booster convicted of stealing thousands of dollars was in court yesterday.
41-year-old Jodi Kidd was sentenced to five years probation, and was told to pay back nearly $12,000. Authorities said Kidd stole the money between September of 2012, and May of last year. At the time, she was president and treasurer of the Big Red Music Boosters Association. She was caught, when another booster discovered discrepancies.
The U.S. Coast Guard rescued three fishermen from Lake Erie after their boat capsized yesterday morning near Kelley’s Island.
They were tossed into the water by strong waves. None of the men were hurt. All three were wearing life jackets.
A Sandusky woman who stole nine TV sets from Norwalk’s Wal-Mart will spend time in the Huron County Jail.
Vanessa Medina will spend two months behind bars. Her probation officer will decide if she should serve two more months after that. She’s also been banned from all Wal-Mart stores. It’s Medina’s first felony offense, but she has numerous misdemeanor theft convictions.
Longtime Greenwich Mayor Lowell Etzler has resigned.
He stepped down Tuesday, for health reasons. Etzler served as mayor for 10 years. Before that, he was a member of Greenwich Village Council for 15 years.
State Route 60, near Lincoln Road in Wakeman Township will close Monday for a culvert replacement.
The road should re-open next Friday.