Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Sandusky/Teenage boy arrested for alleged break-in and shooting

Sandusky police arrested a 15-year-old boy Wednesday after they believe he broke into an East Madison Street home and shot a man in the leg.

The boy has been charged with felonies of aggravated burglary and robbery as well as felonious assault.

The reported gunshot victim was treated and released from Firelands Regional Medical Center.

 

Port Clinton-Oak Harbor/Flooding

High water is beginning to recede in Port Clinton and Oak Harbor following the issuing of a state of emergency Wednesday morning.

The area received at least five inches of rain Tuesday night into Wednesday.

The Ottawa County Emergency Management Agency and American Red Cross reportedly had sent out groups to check for those who needed help and to survey damage.

 

Wakeman/Transport van rear-ended

In Wakeman, some clients of Rising Sun Centers are nursing bumps and bruises after a transport van they were in, was rear-ended by a car on Rooot 60.

The sheriff’s department says, the crash occurred yesterday at about noon as the van pulled into the developmental disabilities complex.

One employee and three clients were taken to the hospital.

 

Put-in-Bay/Corruption investigation almost over

A yearlong criminal probe by the state into Put-in-Bay’s government will likely come to an end soon.

The Ohio Attorney General’s Office told the Sandusky Register that the case will be sent to prosecutors by the end of the month where they’ll need a number of weeks to finish their review.

The state is reportedly looking into possible theft, conflicts of interest and mishandling of village finances.

Over 50,000 documents were seized by state officials during a raid of Put-in-Bay’s government offices last fall.

 

Norwalk/Police levy

City council in Norwalk this week continued talks on putting a tax replacement levy for police on the November ballot.

The levy would reportedly maintain the same millage, but update the property values from the 1970’s to now.

The cost for the owner of a $100,000 home would increase from about five dollars to around thirty dollars.

The current levy at .9 mill was first approved in 1976.

Money would be used to hire one patrol officer and training.

 

National News/Men’s Health Week

This is Men’s Health Week, a week where doctors encourage men to come in for a checkup for early detection and treatment of disease.

According to the Men’s Health Network out of Washington D.C., men die at higher rates than women from nine of the top ten causes of death, including cancer.

Friday is “National Wear Blue Day”; a day to encourage men to live longer, healthier lives.

 

Norwalk/”Road Race” less than a month away

Organizers are getting ready for the second annual “4 Miles on the Fourth Maple Tree Road Race” in Norwalk.

The event will start and end at the Huron County Fairgrounds on July 4th.

Close to 200 runners registered for last year’s race; netting over $16,000.

Those involved hope to bring in over $20,000 this year.

A race t-shirt design contest is currently going on with the Norwalk Reflector.

 

Sandusky/CP SFP to host country music fest

Cedar Point’s Sports Force Park in Sandusky has announced they’ll be hosting a country music festival later this summer.

The first-ever “Sandusky Shores Music-Fest” will take place Saturday, August 18th; headlined by Grammy nominee and 2012 “The Voice” winner Cassadee Pope.

Tickets are on sale now.

 

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST

THURSDAY, JUNE 14TH, 2018

 

Today

Sunny, with a high near 83.

 

Tonight

Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

 

Friday

Sunny, with a high near 85.

 

Saturday

A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Partly sunny otherwise, with a high near 86.