Today in history
Huron caller gets arrested
Jun 9, 2013 at 12:50 PM
50 years ago, 1963: Obscene telephone calls to more than 100 Huron women ended with the arrest of a 15-year-old Berlin Heights youth. The calls - to girls as young as 10 and women as old as 80 - began in January. The caller was finally caught after a smart woman agreed to meet him, then called police.
25 years ago, 1988: Texas billionaire H. Ross Perot entered into a contract with the U.S. Postal Service to find ways to save money and slow the increase in the cost of mailing a letter. Perot was credited in revolutionizing the computer service industry.
10 years ago, 2003: Willard-based Midwest Industries shut down after the bacteria which causes Legionnaires' disease was found at the plant. A Sandusky man was hospitalized after he was diagnosed with Erie County's first recorded case of the disease this year.