A Michigan militia leader and his son each pleaded guilty Thursday to illegally possessing a machine gun, ending a six-week trial that took a dramatic turn this week when a judge dismissed more serious charges of conspiring to rebel against the government.
3:30 PM Mar 29, 2012
Erie County deputies are looking for a Vermilion man they say cracked another man over the head with a beer mug Saturday night at the Vermilion Country Club.
3:00 PM Mar 29, 2012
Q: Could you please tell me if Erie or Huron County has a cemetery that allows a green burial? Thank you. -Dee from Perkins
12:00 PM Mar 29, 2012
Rep. Bobby Rush donned a hoodie during a speech on the House floor Wednesday deploring the killing of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, receiving a reprimand for violating rules on wearing hats in the House chamber.
10:56 AM Mar 29, 2012
An Erie County grand jury has indicted a Norwalk woman on charges stemming from years-old allegations she sexually abused two children.
10:55 AM Mar 29, 2012
Dinosaurs are invading Cedar Point.
10:27 AM Mar 29, 2012
With a half-billion-dollar multistate lottery jackpot up for grabs, plenty of folks are fantasizing how to spend the money. But doing it the right way - protecting your riches, your identity and your sanity - takes some thought and planning.
10:00 AM Mar 29, 2012
Erie County deputies are hunting for two suspects in an armed home invasion Wednesday morning at a Vermilion Township home.
9:00 AM Mar 29, 2012
A judge has ordered a mental competency exam for a teenager accused of fatally shooting three students in a high school last month.
6:00 AM Mar 29, 2012
Ohio businesses sued for unfairness or deception would be exempt from paying certain damages if a consumer rejects a settlement offer and is later awarded less in court, under a bill the governor is expected to sign.
8:10 PM Mar 28, 2012
An emergency siren test occurred at 9:50 a.m. today in recognition of Spring Severe Weather Awareness Week. Area public and private organizations will also be conducting training and drills in conjunction with the program throughout the week.
5:57 PM Mar 28, 2012

This week on Between the Lines, Matt Westerhold talks to State Rep. Dennis Murray, D-Sandusky, about the end of his stint in public office — at least for now — and challenges facing the area.


5:11 PM Mar 28, 2012
A new poll shows President Barack Obama with a slight lead among Ohio voters over both of the front-runners for the Republican presidential nomination.
5:10 PM Mar 28, 2012