(UPDATED WITH VIDEO 2:50 p.m.) Kevin Randleman pleaded guilty to aggravated murder Friday morning at a hearing in Erie County Common Pleas Court.
1:35 AM Aug 25, 2012
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says while the state is sometimes criticized for having too many overlapping police departments, he sees the number of agencies as an asset.
8:00 PM Aug 24, 2012
When Ohio's new teacher evaluation system kicks in starting next year, teacher Tammy Schmidt may be joining her third-grade students in preparing scrapbooks of their classroom accomplishments.
5:00 PM Aug 24, 2012
Here is this week's edition of Futures File, our weekly commodities wrap-up:
3:51 PM Aug 24, 2012
A longtime local singer is hoping the popularity of shows like "American Idol' and "Glee' will inspire area residents to drop by her studio.
3:44 PM Aug 24, 2012
The Erie County Dog Pound has these dogs available for adoption:
2:31 PM Aug 24, 2012
The following real estate transactions represent the highest and lowest amounts recorded in Erie, Huron and Ottawa counties for the week ending Aug. 24.
1:34 PM Aug 24, 2012

This week on the Northwest Ohio Genealogy blog, family history hunters are encouraged to find way to preserve their hard work.

1:02 PM Aug 24, 2012
Fixer-Uppers: Diamond in the Rough or Money Pit?
11:51 AM Aug 24, 2012
Law enforcement officials in New York City say at least four people have been shot outside the Empire State Building in violence that stemmed from a workplace dispute, and that the gunman has been killed by police.
11:40 AM Aug 24, 2012
Attorneys delved deeply into Kevin Randleman's mental abilities to determine whether the accused cop killer can face the death penalty.
11:13 AM Aug 24, 2012
As Sandusky Schools gears up to ask voters for new money this fall, a seasoned veteran in the world of education will be crafting the district's campaign message.
10:41 AM Aug 24, 2012
Think pocket change theft is small potatoes? Tell that to an alleged Norwalk heroin addict who siphoned about $2,100 from another man's bloated change jar in August.
10:40 AM Aug 24, 2012
The Huron school board has scheduled a special meeting for 10 a.m. Saturday in the reading area at Shawnee Elementary School, 712 Cleveland Road.
10:35 AM Aug 24, 2012
When the "Big One" rocked the East Coast one year ago, the earthquake centered on this rural Virginia town cracked ceiling tiles and damaged two local school buildings so badly that they had to be shuttered for good. Now as the academic year gets under way, students are reciting a new safety mantra: Drop, cover, and hold on.
10:00 AM Aug 24, 2012