Republican lawmakers in a handful of states are opening another front in the war against President Obama's health care overhaul, seizing on the hot-button issue of birth control with bills that would allow insurance companies to ignore new federal rules requiring them to cover contraception.
11:00 AM Feb 18, 2012
Ottawa County Sheriff's administrators have placed a deputy on paid leave pending an investigation into an alleged sexual assault.
8:00 AM Feb 18, 2012
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine switched his endorsement from Mitt Romney to Rick Santorum on Friday in a defection he said was driven by his belief the former Pennsylvania senator can win the Republican presidential race.
6:00 AM Feb 18, 2012
A man lashed out at a woman Thursday morning when he couldn't have his breakfast his way at Burger King, according to a police report.
5:00 AM Feb 18, 2012

This week on Five Points with Emil and Andy, the reporters talk about public comment at city commission, who should get a Grammy and they host guest reporter Melissa Topey.

9:56 PM Feb 17, 2012
Checking in with local blogger Trina Crosland this week, we find that she's trying to muster the motivation to start down the path of a healthier lifestyle.
5:04 PM Feb 17, 2012
Wispy blades of green grass sprout from the small backyard of a home on the 1400 block of Wayne St. It is a site to behold for Denise Flugga.
4:30 PM Feb 17, 2012
The Ohio Supreme Court says it won't consider a lawsuit challenging new state House and Senate districts before this year's elections.
4:23 PM Feb 17, 2012
The FBI agent who supervised the investigation of the southern Michigan-based militia called Hutaree returned to the witness stand for a third day in the federal court trial of members accused of plotting to kill a police officer to ignite a broader overthrow of the government.
2:07 PM Feb 17, 2012
The Erie County Humane Society features these cats and kittens available for adoption:
2:01 PM Feb 17, 2012
The following real estate transactions represent the highest and lowest amounts recorded in Erie, Huron and Ottawa counties for the week ending Feb. 17, 2011.
1:00 PM Feb 17, 2012
Sen. Sherrod Brown has announced that nearly 40 workers at Tower Automotive in Bellevue are now eligible to apply for worker adjustment assistance.
12:01 PM Feb 17, 2012
The Ohio State Highway Patrol's Fremont Post is investigating an injury crash that occurred at 4:15 p.m. on U.S. 224 just west of Township Road 59 in Seneca County on Thursday.
11:24 AM Feb 17, 2012
Ohio Supreme Court officials estimate local taxpayers will spend $300,000 for trial costs throughout the duration of Kevin Randleman's case before appeals.
10:39 AM Feb 17, 2012