It’s still growing.
Tonight’s Mega Millions jackpot is now up to $540 million, with a cash option of $389 million. The drawing is at 11pm.
This past winter will go down as one of the least snowiest on record.
Less than 40 inches of snow fell in northern Ohio. That’s the lowest total, since the winter of 1997-98.
Fans all over Ohio are gearing up for tomorrow’s Final Four matchup between the Ohio State Buckeyes and Kansas.
You can hear the game on 95.3, WLKR. Pregame coverage begins at 8:15, with the tipoff set for 8:49p. The winner will play either Kentucky or Louisville in Monday’s national championship game.
Richland County deputies say they’ve broken up a theft ring targeting several high schools, including Plymouth and Pioneer Career Technology Center.
The thieves stole stereos, electronic equipment, sporting equipment and book bags from more than 20 cars. A Mansfield teen has been arrested. Three other suspects remain free.
A Mentor man is in the Huron County Jail, after leading area authorities on a high-speed chase.
John Lane II is facing several charges after yesterday’s chase that began in Wakeman, and ended in Norwalk. Lane fled from Wakeman police, after they discovered he had two felony robbery warrants, for robbing two Lake County gas stations. Lane led authorities from U.S. Route 20, into Norwalk. Speeds reached 110 miles per hour. Along the way, he allegedly tossed drugs and money out the window. The chase ended, when Lane veered off 20 onto U.S. Route 250, then crashed into a pole at the Elks Club. He took off on foot, but was tackled by Lt. Chris Stanfield. A scuffle ensued, and Lane was tased, then taken to jail. Stanfield suffered a concussion, and was taken to Fisher-Titus.
Still no sign of the man who assaulted a probation officer in Norwalk.
42-year-old William Brown remains at-large, after Sunday’s attack at Hunter’s Glen. The probation officer was trying to arrest Brown for violating his parole, when he was knocked out. Brown fled in a pickup truck, and hasn’t been seen since. Once he’s found, he’ll face up to eight years in prison, for felonious assault. He’s also facing felony charges in Louisiana.
A new report says the city of Bellevue should hike water and sewer rates by as much as 20 percent.
The report by R.C.A.P. says an increase is necessary to cover costs, and to create a reserve fund. City officials are mulling the report.
Some good news: CSX says it’s adding 140 jobs in Ohio this year.
Most of those jobs are coming to Willard and Cleveland. The new employees will operate trains or maintain trains and tracks.
A new poll shows improving numbers in Ohio for President Barack Obama, and Governor John Kasich.
According to the Quinnipiac University poll, President Obama leads Mitt Romney 47-41 percent, and Rick Santorum 47-40 percent. When it comes to approval rating for Kasich, Ohio voters are split. 42 percent approve, and 42 percent disapprove. That’s his best rating for Kasich, since he took office.