Local News

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28th, 2020

Warrants have been issued for a man allegedly involved in the shooting of 4 people in Sandusky early Sunday.

Sandusky Police say Maleek Aaron should be considered armed and dangerous.

It happened near Hancock and Neil streets, with 1 person left in critical condition, the 3 others injured.

Anyone with information on Aaron’s whereabouts should contact authorities.
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A 9-hour standoff involving a Huron County man was resolved without incident on Saturday.

The Norwalk Reflector reports that 24 year-old Quentin Howell was threatening to harm himself and burn his house down at the corner of Johnson and Brown roads in Peru Township.

Howell eventually surrendered and was taken into custody.

No one was hurt.

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A former Sandusky pastor was found guilty Friday on rape and gross sexual imposition charges, involving children at his church.

According to the Sandusky Register, 59 year-old former pastor of Lighthouse Baptist Church, Richard Mick, faces a life sentence due to a victim being under the age of 10.

This was the third time Mick was tried for the crimes as previous trials ended on an overturned conviction and a mistrial.

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A man from Lorain will be sentenced in January after being convicted on federal weapons charges.

41 year-old Ronald Mickel was forbidden from possessing firearms or ammunition due to prior felony convictions.

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The Erie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a rash of stolen items from unlocked vehicles last week.

The incidents occurred late Thursday/early Friday in the areas of Barnes, Darrow and Joppa Road in Huron Township.

Authorities say there might be a link between those thefts and others in Cuyahoga and Lorain counties.

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A Norwalk bar has received a citation from the state for violating an order in place to reduce the spread of the Corona Virus.

The Glass Bar reportedly served alcohol after the 10:00 pm deadline.

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A Port Clinton bar has also been cited by the state for breaking COVID-19 orders.

Officials say the Lagoon Saloon served alcohol past the 10:00 pm cutoff and did not follow social distancing guidelines.

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Beginning today, people who enter the Lorain County Justice Center in downtown Elyria will undergo a COVID-19 screening procedure.

Visitors will have their temperature taken, and be asked several questions.

Face masks are already required.

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Fisher-Titus in Norwalk has announced they’ll be hosting a Community Health Screening next month.

It will take place Saturday October 24th from 7 to 10 am at the Fisher-Titus Medical Center Patient Pavilion.

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An update on state census numbers as the deadline approaches…

Ohio’s self-response rate is 70.2 percent, with 54.2 percent being completed online.

You have until the end of the month to complete the Census.

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In Lorain, a portion of Edgewood Drive near West 44th will be closed to northbound traffic for repairs this week.

Detour signs will be posted.

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From the National Weather Service…

Today

Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly in the late afternoon.

Increasing clouds, with a high near 76.

 

Tonight

Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.

Low around 50.

 

Tuesday

Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62.

 

Wednesday

A slight chance of afternoon showers.

Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.