Tiffin woman dies in one-vehicle crash Wednesday
A Tiffin woman was killed Wednesday afternoon in a one vehicle crash on Township Road 135, south of County Road 38, in Clinton Township, near Tiffin. 69 year-old Marcia Webb drove off the right side of the roadway along a shallow ditch, overcorrected near the left edge of the roadway, and drove off the right side of the road, striking the ditch. The truck rotated and partially ejected her from the vehicle. Webb was not wearing a safety belt and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Woman Identified in last week’s Port Clinton Fatal Fire
The victim’s name in last Thursday’s early morning fatal house fire on Washington Street in Port Clinton has been released. The Ottawa County Coroner has identified the victim as 52 year-old Jodi Conte. Conte resided in the home along with her family pets that also perished in the fire. Additional information on the fire will be released as is comes available
Sandusky’s new Police Dog to arrive today
The Sandusky Police Department received confirmation that their new police dog will be arriving from Detroit, Michigan this afternoon. The Sandusky PD will be sharing pictures of their K9 on their Facebook page sometime this evening. The new police dog will also make an appearance at the Sandusky Touch-a-Truck event on August 2nd.
Texas Roadhouse Fundraiser to benefit Area Military Veterans
Texas Roadhouse in Sandusky will be hosting a military fundraiser this Friday (7/22) from 4:00 to 8:00 pm. During those hours, 10% of all food sales will be donated to the Ohio Veterans Home and USO of Northern Ohio, as part of the #22Challenge team, to help raise awareness about the issues facing veterans as they return home from duty. To participate, present an event flyer or mention #22Challenge to your server.
According to the group, averages of 22 veterans commit suicide each day due to PTSD, traumatic brain injury and struggling to transition back to civilian life.
Another arrested in Corner Store robbery in Elyria
“Four down with one to go” is the scorecard in the recent robbery at the Corner Store in Elyria. Yesterday, police arrested their 4th suspect; D’Aaron Dasi. They’re still looking for 34 year-old Christopher Barnes of Lorain.
Zika Virus confirmed in Lorain County
Health officials have confirmed the first case of the Zika Virus in Lorain County; coming from a woman from Lorain who recently returned from a trip to the Caribbean
Final Day of RNC in Cleveland
Today marks the fourth and final day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland with Donald Trump planning to speak tonight. Also speaking this evening will be Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump and evangelical leader Jerry Falwell Jr. The theme today is “Make America One Again”.