Wednesday, October 10th, 2018

Sandusky County/Fremont student threat

A 12-year-old Fremont Middle School student was arrested Monday after he allegedly threatened to blow up the school.

According to police, the boy was mad about his new seat in a classroom and tired of people in the class making fun of him.

The student reportedly said he would use C-4 explosives; which he later said he didn’t have; but learned about from a video game.


Huron County/Patrol investigating injury crash involving inmate transport van

The Milan Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a Tuesday morning injury crash involving an out-of-state prisoner transport van on the Ohio Turnpike.

One officer and four inmates were transported to Fisher Titus Medical Center in Norwalk for minor injuries; with the inmates later held at the Huron County Sheriff’s Department while awaiting further transport.

The driver told authorities that he fell asleep at the wheel.


Lorain County/Snake captured

It’s not every day police are called to round up a snake…

…but yesterday was the day in Elyria…

…after 6-foot-long boa constrictor took it on the run.

Elyria Police Officer Aaron Varga bagged the boa, in a driveway on Elma Drive.


Huron County/“Meet the Candidates Night”

Senior Enrichment Services in Norwalk is hosting a “Meet the Candidates” event tonight featuring those running for the offices of Huron County Auditor and Huron County Commissioner.

The format will include an introduction by moderator Tony Schaffer of the Huron County Chamber of Commerce, an opening statement by each candidate, question and answer, and a closing statement.

It gets underway at 5:00 pm.


Erie County/Jackson Street Pier and Shoreline Drive improvement projects

Sandusky City Commissioners have approved two transformation projects.

One involving $8.1 million in improvements to Jackson Street Pier…the other, $8.8 million for the complete overhaul of Shoreline Drive.

The work is scheduled to begin sometime this fall and be finished by spring of 2020.


State News/Car sales

The numbers are in, and they show, fewer people bought new vehicles in September than in August, but the Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers Association expects solid sales for the rest of the year.

Once again, your volume leader in September was Ford.


Erie County/Lake Erie Shores & Islands president wins award

The president of the Lake Erie Shores & Islands tourism agency has been recognized for career excellence.

Larry Fletcher recently took home the Paul Sherlock Lifetime Achievement Award from the Ohio Travel Association.

Fletcher has served as president of Lake Erie Shores & Islands since 2015.





A chance of showers, mainly later this afternoon.

Partly sunny, with a high near 82.



Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Low around 58.



A chance of showers, mainly early.

Partly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 56 by 10:00 am.



Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.