10:30 AM Mar 22, 2013

Suicide is painless

8:30 AM Mar 22, 2013

Excerpt: The Defense of Marriage Act is an exception to the rule that a law’s title is as uninformative about the law’s purpose as the titles of Marx Brothers movies (“Duck Soup,” “Horse Feathers,” “Animal Crackers”) are about those movies’ contents.

3:09 PM Mar 21, 2013

Continuing education is very important for any individual. Many professions require a certain number of hours documented to ensure your knowledge base, standards, and practices are current and adaptive. My previous profession was a good example of this.

11:00 AM Mar 21, 2013

Stephanie was sued for foreclosure on her $47,000 mortgage after missing three payments in 2004. As generally is true with banks these days, Stephanie’s bank showed her no forgiveness when she fell behind.

10:30 AM Mar 21, 2013

We would be remiss if we did not note in this space the departure of former Sandusky police chief Jim Lang. 

It's true enough that during his tenure we were never reluctant to criticize or find fault with decisions Lang made. 

7:30 AM Mar 21, 2013

The recent rape conviction of two teenagers, one of whom also distributed a photo and sent cruel text messages about their victim, has captured the “bystander effect” in graphic and nauseating detail.

3:58 PM Mar 20, 2013

Q: I am a 20-year-old guy who is in good shape and good looking, however I am still 100% inexperienced with girls. By inexperienced I mean I haven't kissed, taken a girl on a date, intimately touched, had sex, or even seen a girl naked. Lame, I know.

10:57 AM Mar 20, 2013

This week on the Ohio's Yesterdays blog, Parks Canda remembers the 70th anniversary of the loss of a Word War II pilot from Fremont who died when his plane crashed on a route from Ontario to Maine.

8:30 AM Mar 20, 2013

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine might be the most traveled state AG in recent history.

He also has shown himself to be one of the most accessible.

3:18 PM Mar 19, 2013

It's a horrific story, the rape of a 16-year-old girl as she was paraded from party to party by Steubenville football players last year.

11:30 AM Mar 19, 2013

An old movie phrase from Laurel and Hardy comes to mind when we think of the service a private law firm rendered to the Huron school board. 

"This is another fine mess you've gotten me into."

11:00 AM Mar 19, 2013

Pawning the family jewels

Erie County Sheriff
7:38 a.m. — 12000 block Andress Road, Berlin Heights, father suspected daughter of taking mother’s jewelry; found jewelry at a pawn shop in Lorain.

10:51 AM Mar 19, 2013

My topic this week is the city’s procrastinating posture.

Can anyone make a decision at 222 Meigs Street? What seems to be the problem? Is it the City Manager, the leadership, or both?  

3:30 PM Mar 18, 2013

$20K love triangle 

2:14 PM Mar 18, 2013

By now, if you pay any attention to political news all, you have probably heard that Ohio's Republican U.S. senator, Rob Portman, has changed his position on gay marriage and now supports it.

6:30 AM Mar 18, 2013

Fear the worm

Bellevue Police
March 11, 2013
7:06 a.m. — Castalia Street, woman told police there was a boy walking down street alone, wanted police to check on him. Police found boy, who said he was afraid of worms.
3:44 PM Mar 17, 2013

The following real estate transactions were the highest for the week ending Feb. 15 in Ottawa, Erie and Sandusky counties. For a full listing of real estate transactions, pick up a copy of Sunday's Register.