For this summer's Democratic National Convention, Charlotte will add thousands of police from outside departments and spend millions on training, equipment and temporary barriers. But their biggest aid in crowd control will be one they didn't have to purchase, build or teach: The layout of the city itself.
8:07 PM Aug 2, 2012

This week on Five Points, reporters Andy Ouriel and Emil Whitis talk about what Sandusky would need to do to become a host city for the Olympics.

6:00 PM Aug 2, 2012
The last few moments of Owen Barker's life were horrific.
5:29 PM Aug 2, 2012
Donning polos and khakis as they arrived from other jobs they've landed since their retirement pensions were slashed, demonstrators lined up Wednesday outside the Obama campaign office on Columbus Avenue.
5:07 PM Aug 2, 2012
The discovery of century-old baseball cards in an Ohio attic isn't going to make anyone super-rich even though it's being called one of the most exciting finds in the history of sports card collecting. That's because the cards and the money are being evenly divided among 20 cousins.
5:07 PM Aug 2, 2012

This week on Between the Lines, Matt Westerhold hosts Sharon Johnson, a life-long city resident who is outspoken on Sandusky issues. She's starting a weekly blog at sanduskyregister.com called "Your Five Minutes Are Up."

 

3:28 PM Aug 2, 2012
The state watchdog has found that Ohio's leading education official was on the payroll of a Texas-based standardized testing firm when he lobbied state lawmakers last year on a bill that benefited the company.
2:01 PM Aug 2, 2012
Cleveland Browns owner Randy Lerner has reached a deal to sell the team to Tennessee truck-stop magnate Jimmy Haslam III, according to multiple reports.
1:27 PM Aug 2, 2012
The Erie County Health Department is threatening to shut down the Woolly Bear Drive In at Ohio 60 and Ohio 113, over what health officials say is a long-running water pollution problem.
12:26 PM Aug 2, 2012
Q: What is the latest on the search for a new Police Chief, I read that it was not high on the list of priorities for the city Manager/commission. - Concerned Citizen, Sandusky Ohio
12:19 PM Aug 2, 2012
Is gas drilling ruining the air, polluting water and making people sick? The evidence is sketchy and inconclusive, but a lack of serious funding is delaying efforts to resolve those pressing questions and creating a vacuum that could lead to a crush of lawsuits, some experts say.
10:00 AM Aug 2, 2012
A van smashed through a fence on Parkland Avenue Tuesday and struck a propane tank and garage before finally coming to rest, Perkins police said.
8:01 AM Aug 2, 2012