She's just one show away from clinching the title.
The next American Idol will either be the small-town girl, or the city boy from Chicago.
But whether she finishes first or comes in a close second, northern Ohio won't stop believing in Crystal Bowersox.
Sandusky police are investigating a suspected stabbing that occurred Thursday evening in an apartment at 3205 W. Monroe St.
They were called out to Apartment 2, in a small complex with two wooden sail boats on the front of the building and the waters of Sandusky Ba
It took the jury less than three hours to convict Steven Rodvold of murder in the shooting death of his father. A judge announced a day later that Rodvold will be in prison for at least 18 years before he's eligible for parole.
Rodvold closed his eyes as the jury wa
Two people were taken to the hospital Thursday afternoon after a four-vehicle crash in front of the south campus of Firelands Regional on Hayes Avenue.
The driver of a red Astro van crossed over into the opposite lane and hit a Ford Explorer and a Chevy HHR,
Margaretta Schools will have an emergency levy on the ballot in August, the sixth time in two years.
The levy, which would bring in about $1.2 million per year, was approved on a 4-1 vote, with board member Roger Stark dissenting.
The Berlin-Milan School District won't try again just yet for a levy, deciding against placing a request on the August ballot.
Board officials said they want more information on potential decreased state funding in the next few weeks as they consider whether to place
Military officials say an Ohio soldier was one of five Americans killed in a deadly attack on NATO forces in Afghanistan.
The Pentagon says 44-year-old Lt. Col. Thomas Belkofer from Perrysburg died Tuesday in Kabul after a suicide bomber attacked a convoy he was in.
The attack, the deadlies
Another local man accused of plotting to attack police officers in an attempt to overthrow the government is back at home.
Sandusky resident Kristopher Sickles returned home Wednesday evening. He will be electronically monitored 24 hours a day, like Jacob Ward, Hur
The Erie County Humane Society features these felines available for adoption:
Butterscotch -- A 1-year-old girl who wants to be a lap cat. She doesn't like other cats. She wants your undivided attention.
Thelma -- Has lived in the shelter since September. S
Fremont has issued a nitrate alert for its drinking water after it exceeded the maximum contaminant level.
Nitrate contamination usually results from runoff of agricultural fertilizers or from human or animal wastes.
It's harmless to most people
Every year, museums all over the country - including several here in the North Coast area - participate in International Museum Day, usually around May 18.
This year, the local participating museums, including the Eleutheros Cooke House and Garden, the Follett House Museum, the Maritime Mus
Early summer in Sandusky brings three things: Traffic, tourists and muffleheads.
Every year, swarms of muffleheads take over the north coast and annoy many residents. But for the lake, the bugs are anything but irritating.
Hang-ups and snafus haunting Erie County's wireless 911 system have been near legendary this past year, but here's another glitch for the list: Four electronic switches for wireless 911, valued at $1,500 each, were lost or stolen on March 18 after FedEx supposedly delive
Following the devastating earthquake in Haiti, the United States rushed in to help with money, medicine and manpower. (As of March) we've already given $179 million in humanitarian aid, but Obama ordered all U.S. installations to take down their American flags, lest we be seen as an "occupying army" rathe
It's a promise. Pure and simple.
More than that, it's a contract.
The utility companies that make up what is now FirstEnergy made big promises a few decades ago for the advantages of the all-electric home.
Certainly the supplier of most of the region's electricity has an inte
The paving of Hayes Avenue from Perkins Avenue to Columbus Avenue, excluding the underpass, will begin at 7:30 a.m. Thursday.
Expect long delays. Motorists are advised to use an alternative route.