A group campaigning against obesity predicts that by 2030 more than half the people in 39 states will be obese - not merely overweight, but obese.
6:00 AM Sep 19, 2012
President Barack Obama's re-election campaign doesn't want to talk about what the Democrat is doing to prepare for the fall debates with Republican Mitt Romney. But aides are readily setting expectations - and not surprisingly, they want to keep them low for Obama while raising the stakes for Romney.
8:00 PM Sep 18, 2012
A condemned Ohio inmate who weighs 480 pounds and has a history of difficulty losing weight argues he would face a "torturous and lingering death" if executed in January.
5:00 PM Sep 18, 2012
New legislation proposed in the U.S. Senate would protect American call center jobs by requiring companies to disclose when they're sending callers to centers overseas.
2:55 PM Sep 18, 2012
An 80-year-old man in southwest Ohio has died from complications of the West Nile virus, the third such death in the state this year.
2:00 PM Sep 18, 2012
At times, Sanduksy police officers and commanders felt handcuffed performing daily duties inside the outdated Meigs Street police station. There have been times when officers had to wait for colleagues to finish writing incident reports on one of four computers inside a cramped report room.
1:16 PM Sep 18, 2012
Sandusky residents are invited to Sandusky High School at 7 p.m. today for a levy kickoff pep rally.
1:10 PM Sep 18, 2012
Q: Have the City of Sandusky and Perkins Township ever considered the idea of requiring businesses (especially those on Rt 250) to install low profile signs? We should model ourselves after other cities who have phased out these large, gaudy signs. I think it would make our town look more inviting. - Tina on West Madison Street
12:08 PM Sep 18, 2012
An iconic Sandusky structure may soon transition into a vibrant living space for senior citizens.
11:18 AM Sep 18, 2012
The Huron County Health Department is warning residents that yellow jacket wasps are especially active this time of year. The department advises caution - especially for those people potentially allergic to stings.
11:17 AM Sep 18, 2012

Todd Roth, City Engineer, will be leaving the city at the end of the year and Tom Whittied, IT Manager, has left but he still does some work for the city.  The Police Chief position is still open.

11:16 AM Sep 18, 2012
They are images Americans had never seen before. Jubilant young men and women in military uniforms marching beneath a rainbow flag in a gay-pride parade. Soldiers and sailors returning from deployment and, in time-honored tradition, embracing their beloved - only this time with same-sex kisses.
10:00 AM Sep 18, 2012
The sign on the door of the Humane Society of Ottawa County building tells the story: "WE ARE ACCEPTING ABSOLUTELY NO MORE CATS! We are at full capacity.'
9:00 AM Sep 18, 2012