Two Norwalk residents are in the Huron County Jail this morning, facing child abuse and drug charges.
27-year-old Andrew Scott Missler is accused of badly beating his girlfriend’s seven-year-old daughter. He’s been charged with assault, permitting child abuse and several counts of cocaine and heroin possession.
His girlfriend, 27-year-old Amy Holtz is facing identical charges. Both are due in court next Tuesday.
Missler is accused of using a belt to beat the girl multiple times, leaving the girl bruised all over. According to reports, Holtz knew of the beatings, but did nothing to stop them. Deputies and Children’s Services were alerted by school employees. The girl, along with two younger siblings are now staying with a relative.
We now know exactly when the Republican National Convention will be held in Cleveland.
Officials said yesterday the convention will be held July 18-21 of 2016.
As expected, a division of Caesar’s Entertainment has filed for bankruptcy protection.
Caesar’s Entertainment Operating Company is trying to get out from more than $18 billion in debt. The filing won’t affect casinos in Cleveland or Cincinnati.
An ISIS supporter from Cincinnati was arrested yesterday, after federal authorities said he planned to bomb the U.S. Capitol.
FBI agents arrested 20-yearold Christopher Cornell, at a range and gun shop. He had just bought two semi-automatic guns, and about 600 rounds of ammo. According to the FBI, Cornell planned to build, plant and set off pipe bombs at and near the U.S. Capitol building. He also planned to shoot officials and employees trying to escape.
Between 9 and 3 today is when water service will be shut off along Norwalk’s Rosedale Boulevard.
Crews will replace a water line valve. The project was originally scheduled for Monday.
The search continues, for a Sandusky man missing since last Friday.
29-year-old AJ Fresch was last seen Friday afternoon, after parking his car in the downtown parking garage, then walking toward the Sandusky Library. Police have tried to track him via cell phone, but his phone has been off. Anyone with information should contact the Sandusky Police Department.
Elementary students in Vermilion will have to wait until next year to enjoy classes in the district’s new building.
Construction of the new Vermilion Elementary School has been delayed. It was scheduled to be complete by early December with students moving in after the winter break. Now, it appears construction won’t be complete until sometime in March. Noting possible disruptions in a mid-semester move, school officials agreed to delay switching to the new building until the new school year.
If you’re expecting a tax refund, you may have to wait.
There’s word that federal income tax refunds might be delayed due to budget cuts. And state income tax refunds may be delayed because of a new ‘fraud filter’ being installed to catch phony tax returns.