Yesterday’s official high in Norwalk was 79 degrees.
Authorities in Sandusky County continue to search for clues in the death of 28-year-old Heather Bogle.
Her body was found inside the trunk of her car last Friday. She had been severely beaten and shot twice. She hadn’t been seen since leaving work at Whirlpool in Clyde the day before. Yesterday, detectives executed a search warrant at the crime scene and they released surveillance photos of a white SUV that may be connected to the case.
Governor John Kasich said yesterday he’s “seriously considering” seeking the 2016 Republican presidential nomination.
Kasich’s remarks came, during a luncheon with about 300 business leaders in Detroit. He also said while others are declaring their intentions, he won’t rush his decision. Kasich is scheduled to visit two early primary states—New Hampshire and South Carolina—this week.
Double trouble, for a Sandusky woman.
19-year-old Sydney Simcox was arrested yesterday morning, in a stolen car. Inside the car: a mobile meth lab. Simcox was picked up near Ohio Business College. Perkins police said she was under the influence, and after her arrest, officers searched the car and found ingredients used to make crystal meth. State agents were called in to decontaminate the scene. Simcox is facing several charges, ranging from DUI, to possession of drug abuse instruments. She remains in the Erie County Jail.
Barring a delay, tomorrow is when Republican State Representative Steve Kraus of Huron will stand trial on charges of burglary, theft and breaking and entering.
His trial is scheduled to begin at 8:30am, in the Ottawa County Courthouse. He’s accused of stealing items from a Port Clinton-area home last spring. He’s denied wrongdoing. Kraus was elected to the Ohio House last fall. He represents the 89th District, which is made up of Erie and Ottawa counties.
Tomorrow is tax deadline day, and in terms of federal taxes, a new analysis reveals exactly where those dollars are going.
Lindsay Koshgarian is the Research Director for the National Priorities Project. She says out of every federal income tax dollar paid last year, 27 cents went to the military, 26 cents went to health programs, and 15 cents went to interest on the national debt. Eight cents was spent on unemployment and labor and five cents on veterans benefits, leaving the remaining pennies for things like food, agriculture, transportation, housing and programs involving energy and the environment.
Norwalk City Council will meet in work session, at 7:30 tonight in the Norwalk Muni Courtroom.
The Norwalk Board of Education will hold its regular monthly meeting at 7:30, at Norwalk High School.
Members of Norwalk High School’s Robotics team left for Louisville, Kentucky this morning.
The Norwalk Engineering Robotics Department, or N.E.R.D. Nation will compete in the 2015 Vex Robotics World Championship tomorrow through Saturday. Norwalk’s seven member team will be up against more than 800 teams and 15,000 high school students from over two dozen countries.
Edison High School senior Shelby Vartorella has won first place in the Fourth District of Ohio’s 2015 Congressional Art Competition.
Her winning piece “Mossy Landscape” will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol, along with other winners from around the country. In addition to having her work displayed, she’s getting two plane tickets to Washington D.C. and she’s eligible for a scholarship.