1:46 AM Jul 26, 2010
"Everything was going along pretty well last Monday until I realized that 2008 will be history by the end of the week," growled Doberman. "Our long-time sheriff will be retired. A deputy takes over. I wonder what effect it will have on how the people of Huron County are served. "During our country's recent election campaign it seemed there were two choices: more of the same or change. Political change often fades after the swearing-in ceremony."
1:46 AM Jul 26, 2010
The Norwalk Police Department sent its special response team (SRT) to Key Drive after an intoxicated Huron man threatened to commit suicide after he discovered a male co-worker was sleeping on his girlfriend's couch Thursday. Jameson "Jamie' A. Wray, 19, was released from Fisher-Titus Medical Center after speaking to a mental health professional who determined he wasn't at risk to harm himself. He was charged with underage consumption in connection with the incident that lasted about two hours.
1:46 AM Jul 26, 2010
A tearful 12-year-old neighbor made several 9-1-1 calls trying to get help after a Plymouth man shot his wife and stepdaughter on Christmas. Details of the rampage have come to light, following the release of the 9-1-1 tapes and the affidavit used to obtain a search warrant.
1:46 AM Jul 26, 2010
GREENWICH - Western Reserve opened the second half Tuesday with a 12-0 run over four minutes to grab a commanding 39-17, then held off a South Central comeback for a 58-49 win in Firelands Conference boys' basketball play. "In the third quarter, they were 12-0 to start the second half and for intents and purposes, that was the game,'' Trojans coach Pat Durham said.
1:46 AM Jul 26, 2010
A Plymouth man suspected of shooting his wife and stepdaughter could put his fate in the hands of a grand jury. If Nicanor Garcia, 32, of 5181 Bevier Road, waives his right to a preliminary hearing at 1 p.m. today in Norwalk Municipal Court, his case will be transferred to Huron County Common Pleas Court. That could result in a possible indictment later; currently, he is charged with two counts of attempted murder in connection with the Christmas Day double shooting.
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NAME: Gary Combs (Gary Wayne Combs) AGE: 30
1:45 AM Jul 26, 2010
NAME: Jeffrey Enrique Ford-Rendon (aka Jeffrey Ford Enrique) AGE: 33
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NAME: Jeffery Feltner (Jeffery Allen Feltner) AGE: 42
1:45 AM Jul 26, 2010
NAME: Michael A. Norman (aka Michael Allen Norman) AGE: 30
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NAME: Terri Ann Bundy AGE: 40
1:45 AM Jul 26, 2010
NAME: Grover Sparkman AGE: 43
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NAME: Sarah R. Weiss AGE: 27
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NAME: Richard James Keller (aka Rick Keller) AGE: 52
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NAME: Jose E. Torres (Jose Efrain Torres) Alias: Aurelio Castro-Hernandez AGE: 48-55; his exact age is unknown
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NAME: Judah L. Byrd AGE: 23
1:45 AM Jul 26, 2010
BEREA - Cleveland's offseason has already begun with a disheartening loss. Bill Cowher is not interested in coaching the rebuilding Browns. Following a 4-12 season that began with Cleveland pegged as one of the NFL's rising teams, the Browns fired coach Romeo Crennel today.
1:45 AM Jul 26, 2010
The issues might be different, but for Larry Silcox, the position will be familiar: Huron County commissioner. Silcox, who served in the position from 1997 to 2000, was sworn in Monday by departing commissioner Ralph Fegley during a brief ceremony at St. Peter Lutheran Church.
1:45 AM Jul 26, 2010
TOLEDO - Two Chinese Nationals are facing deportation after Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers seized 618 counterfeit Coach, Louis Vuitton, Chanel and Gucci purses during a traffic stop last Thursday on the Ohio Turnpike in Lucas County. The driver, Gang Xu, 43, and passenger, De Fu Qu, 41, both of Flushing, New York, were charged with trademark counterfeiting, a third-degree felony.
1:45 AM Jul 26, 2010
Dane Howard calmly approached a podium after he was sworn in as Huron County sheriff. In his signature soft-spoken voice, the newest chief law enforcement officer of Huron County said, "I'd like to first of all say thank you; I really appreciate it."
1:45 AM Jul 26, 2010
Woodlawn Avenue residents Amanda and Sean Harris received the surprise of a lifetime Monday. "We have only been living here 3 1/2 weeks," Amanda said this morning. "Our sump pump had stopped and my husband was downstairs talking to the landlord and I heard him say, 'there's a snake down here.'"
1:45 AM Jul 26, 2010
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