National News

Cedar Point’s Mantis Retires

At Cedar Point yes­ter­day roller coaster fans bade a fond farewell to the Man­tis, which closed for good at the end of the day after 18 years of deliv­er­ing thrills as one of the tallest, fastest and steep­est stand-up roller coast­ers in the world. This week they start dis­man­tling the cars on the Man­tis and …

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Partner of Dead K-9 Officer Charged with Cruelty

The human part­ner of the Med­ina K-9 offi­cer that died when left in a hot squad car for four hours in the sun is now charged with ani­mal cru­elty. Sgt Brett Har­ri­son of Montville Town­ship police was charged with two mis­de­meanor counts of cru­elty. The Ger­man Shep­herd Beny died when he was left in the …

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Milder Winter Forecast

A more nor­mal win­ter is on tap for Ohio. The National Weather Ser­vice says a drier win­ter is expected, with tem­per­a­tures that could run a few degrees on either side of nor­mal. It’s a much dif­fer­ent fore­cast from last winter’s real­ity, where bit­ter cold tem­per­a­tures and heavy snow made a mess across Ohio.

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State Supreme Court Justice to Visit Bryan

Jus­tice Sharon Kennedy of the Ohio Supreme Court is com­ing to Bryan a week from today to meet the pub­lic. Com­mu­nity Hos­pi­tal is the host of the meet and greet with Kennedy and any­body who would like to meet a state supreme court judge can come chat with her. Jus­tice Kennedy is seek­ing a sec­ond …

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Deer Collisions Spiking in Area

Local law enforce­ment reminds dri­vers that this is the sea­son deer are in rut and mov­ing around, and it is prime time for car and deer col­li­sions. Fri­day in Williams County in Madi­son Town­ship at car hit a deer on US 20A and the car suf­fered mod­er­ate dam­age. And Sat­ur­day on US 24 in Henry …

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Northern Ohio Ebola Developments

Among the peo­ple who flew on the same plane as Ebola patient Amber Vin­son from Dal­las to Cleve­land are two peo­ple from the San­dusky area. The Erie County Health Depart­ment says it is extremely unlike they were exposed to the virus because they were not seated near Vin­son. But the Ohio Health Depart­ment has said …

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