11:01 PM Jul 25, 2010
A Willard man was sentenced Friday to 10 months in prison for having heroin during a July 3 overdose. Todd Picklesimer, 37, of 312 S. Main St., also had his driver's license suspended for six months. Huron County Common Pleas Judge Jim Conway waived a $500 fine because the defendant is indigent and approved Picklesimer to be in a halfway house after he serves his prison term. Picklesimer's son found him at his home when he overdosed, Huron County Assistant Prosecutor Daivia Kasper.
11:01 PM Jul 25, 2010
Huron County Prosecutor Russell Leffler has subpoenaed 44 witnesses in the case against shaken baby suspect Jeffrey D. Resor. Eight of those people are Norwalk police officers and one is the victim's mother. The trial on charges of murder, involuntary manslaughter and child endangerment begins with jury selection Monday morning in Huron County Common Pleas Court. It is expected to last two weeks.
11:01 PM Jul 25, 2010
A Greenwich man was transferred from Fisher-Titus Medical Center to a Toledo hospital after he jumped from the jail mezzanine Friday morning. Joshua M. Aumend, 27, of 21 E. Main St., sustained injuries to his lower extremities that don't appear to be life threatening, said Sgt. Wade Mollison of the Huron County Jail. The incident happened at 11:47 a.m. after corrections officers had done their hourly checks.
11:01 PM Jul 25, 2010
Former Norwalk Police Department officer and author James E. Martin might not have captured the public eye, but he brought readers' attention to Private Eye Gil Disbro. Martin, who died Sunday in Tucson, Ariz. at the age of 72, wrote four books featuring the fictional Cleveland former officer-turned private eye.
11:01 PM Jul 25, 2010
A former Las Vegas resident is accused of breaking into his deceased grandmother's Monroeville home. Christopher J. Tyler, 21, most recently of 125 Monroe St., Monroeville, has denied taking anything during the Wednesday night incident on Hollister Street, Monroeville Police Capt. Jim Bond said. The officer is still trying to determine if anything was stolen.
11:01 PM Jul 25, 2010
A Huron County grand jury re-indicted a suspected co-conspirator in a 2007 rural Greenwich home invasion because of language technicalities in the original court document. Eric Cover, 20, of Galion, was charged Friday with two counts each of felonious assault and kidnapping. He also faces one charge each of aggravated burglary, aggravated robbery, robbery and conspiracy. In November, Cover's half-brother, former New London resident Jeremy Holmberg, 28, was sentenced to 13 years in prison for masterminding the violent March 18, 2007 incident on Greenwich Milan Townline Road.
11:01 PM Jul 25, 2010
The John Birch Society will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at Maw's Place in Avery. Terry Boose, who is running in November against State Rep. Thomas Heydinger (D-Norwalk), will speak at the meeting.
11:01 PM Jul 25, 2010
Renee Munns, 30, Greenwich Immediate family: Father Ron, mother Deb
11:01 PM Jul 25, 2010
SANDUSKY - Thirty years ago this week, Cedar Point was making headline news around the world. On June 17, 1978, the Sandusky amusement park introduced the Gemini double-racing coaster, the tallest, fastest and steepest roller coaster in the world.
11:01 PM Jul 25, 2010
A Berlin Heights man is still missing and presumed dead and a Huron woman is in critical condition in a Toledo hospital after a two-boat accident late Saturday night in Sandusky Bay. John Johnston, investigator for the division of watercraft of the Sandusky office of Ohio Department of Natural Resources, said two Norwalk residents, a Sandusky man and a woman from Fremont also were involved in the accident, which occurred about 1/8 of a mile off-shore.
11:01 PM Jul 25, 2010
WILLARD POLICE The Willard Police Department blotter covering June 2 through 8 had the following highlights:
11:01 PM Jul 25, 2010
NORWALK FIRE Assisted North Central EMS with a severely bleeding patient and helped get the person into an ambulance at 4:13 p.m. Friday at 74 N. Hester St. Returned to station at 4:19. Assisted North Central EMS with a patient having chest pains and helped get the person into an ambulance at 12:31 a.m. Saturday at 1544 U.S. 20. Returned to station at 12:45. Responded to a strip of faulty lights that tripped a breaker at 12:35 a.m. Saturday at 37 N. Linwood Ave. Firefighters suggested the person contact the city electrician. Returned to station at 12:40.
11:00 PM Jul 25, 2010
LORAIN - The Lorain Port Authority is bringing back the Black River Nature Tours beginning Wednesday. The popular attraction from last summer will be held every Wednesday through Aug. 27. "The nature tours are a great learning experience and they are a way to educate area residents about the great natural resources we have to offer in Lorain," said Richard Novak, executive director. "We are hoping to have a lot of community groups and families enjoy this throughout the summer."
11:00 PM Jul 25, 2010
1 1/2 cups whole wheat white flour 3/4 cup vegan sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda
10:59 PM Jul 25, 2010
TOLEDO - Columbia Gas of Ohio is telling its residential customers in northwest Ohio to be on the lookout for something in the mail. It's not a bill.
10:59 PM Jul 25, 2010
Tonia Maxwell has been recognized by Allstate Insurance Company for high standards in customer satisfaction, customer retention and profitability. Maxwell is now one of the top Allstate agents in the nation in auto, property and commercial insurance and financial service sales.
10:59 PM Jul 25, 2010
School may be out for the summer, but a couple hundred incoming kindergartners are still learning. They are learning things such as the significance of 9-1-1, the importance of crossing the street safely, how to act when approached by a stranger, the job of a police officer and firefighter and fire safety.
10:59 PM Jul 25, 2010
Main Street Manager Dave Gulden will use a study by Ashland University business marketing students focusing on consumers to recruit new businesses for uptown Norwalk. Gulden said the study came up with some several suggestions restaurants, clothing and retail, sporting goods and places geared to the younger generation such as video game stores and boutiques.
10:58 PM Jul 25, 2010
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10:58 PM Jul 25, 2010
It has been a seasonal tradition for decades in the area pack up chairs, blankets, pillow, toys and junk food, then stay out until 2 a.m. watching movies at the Star View Drive-in. For Shelley Ann and Dave Sehl, it's a weekly tradition. They bring their son, Jaden Fannin, almost every Sunday evening.
10:58 PM Jul 25, 2010
Four-year-old Clark Houtz happily chewed on one of his mother's freshly-made vegan chocolate cupcakes. He said his mother only lets him have one per sitting, but he would eat five at one time if he were allowed. Chrissy Houtz laughed in response, saying he knows she lets him have more than one. "I wasn't sure if I should have a vegan main course or a dessert, but I think people are more curious" about desserts, Houtz said about her choice for this week's featured recipe.