Smokers won't be hired at new casinos in Columbus and Toledo, a ban that's been adopted in other industries as employers try to hold down health care costs.
2:45 PM Jan 27, 2012
The following real estate transactions represent the highest and lowest amounts recorded in Erie, Huron and Ottawa counties for the week ending Jan. 27, 2011.
1:07 PM Jan 27, 2012
Perkins Township's revenue from hotel and motel taxes this past year jumped 4 percent compared to 2010.
12:17 PM Jan 27, 2012
The U.S. Coast Guard's Investigative Service, in partnership with Crime Stoppers of Michigan, is trying to track down the person responsible for a series of false distress calls to the Coast Guard.
12:15 PM Jan 27, 2012
Union members at Cooper Tire and Rubber Co.'s Texarkana plant will see their pay go up for their first time since 2008, when members agreed to millions in concessions to save the plant from closure.
11:50 AM Jan 27, 2012
Perkins police are investigating a series of car break-ins Wednesday on Hoffman and Kevin drives.
10:23 AM Jan 27, 2012
Thick. That's the adjective Sandusky County Sheriff Kyle Overmyer used to describe an investigation into alleged wrongdoings by employees at his jail - an investigation that remains entirely under wraps.
8:30 AM Jan 27, 2012
Kristy Bryner worries her 80-year-old mom might slip and fall when she picks up the newspaper, or that she'll get in an accident when she drives to the grocery store. What if she has a medical emergency and no one's there to help? What if, like her father, her mother slips into a fog of dementia?
6:00 AM Jan 27, 2012
Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel was in Washington for a $500-a-plate fundraiser for his U.S Senate campaign, continuing his trend of missing meetings of the board that handles billions of Ohio's deposits.
6:14 PM Jan 26, 2012

While we wait for the new 3-D versions of "Star Wars" there's a hilarious new free version anyone can watch on the Internet.

During 2009, thousands of Star Wars fans made 15-second segments that turned the original Star Wars movie into snippets of fan films.

5:51 PM Jan 26, 2012

This week on Five Points, Emil and Andy talk about the baby who was allegedly left alone by her panhandling parents, skyrocketing gas prices and their favorite fast food breakfast.

4:47 PM Jan 26, 2012
Yo quiero Taco Bell breakfast burrito!
3:33 PM Jan 26, 2012
An anti-dropout law that President Barack Obama would like every state to have has been difficult to enforce in Ohio, where 23,000 teens dropped out during the last school year.
3:24 PM Jan 26, 2012