The state watchdog has found that Ohio's leading education official was on the payroll of a Texas-based standardized testing firm when he lobbied state lawmakers last year on a bill that benefited the company.
2:01 PM Aug 2, 2012
Cleveland Browns owner Randy Lerner has reached a deal to sell the team to Tennessee truck-stop magnate Jimmy Haslam III, according to multiple reports.
1:27 PM Aug 2, 2012
The Erie County Health Department is threatening to shut down the Woolly Bear Drive In at Ohio 60 and Ohio 113, over what health officials say is a long-running water pollution problem.
12:26 PM Aug 2, 2012
Q: What is the latest on the search for a new Police Chief, I read that it was not high on the list of priorities for the city Manager/commission. - Concerned Citizen, Sandusky Ohio
12:19 PM Aug 2, 2012
Is gas drilling ruining the air, polluting water and making people sick? The evidence is sketchy and inconclusive, but a lack of serious funding is delaying efforts to resolve those pressing questions and creating a vacuum that could lead to a crush of lawsuits, some experts say.
10:00 AM Aug 2, 2012
A van smashed through a fence on Parkland Avenue Tuesday and struck a propane tank and garage before finally coming to rest, Perkins police said.
8:01 AM Aug 2, 2012

Be sure to be at at 1 p.m. Thursday to meet the Register's newest blogger when she is the special guest on "Between the Lines." You'll also get to hear me rant about the Sandusky city commission's ability to do nothing about ...  just about everything.  

6:11 AM Aug 2, 2012
The Federal Reserve said Wednesday that the U.S. economy is losing strength and repeated a pledge to take further steps to boost growth if hiring remains weak.
6:00 AM Aug 2, 2012
A jury viewed the scene of an alleged attempted robbery and shooting Wednesday morning, but that's as far as the trial got before adjourning for the afternoon.
5:00 AM Aug 2, 2012
Ohio health and agriculture officials said Wednesday they are investigating the cases of 10 sick people whose illnesses have similarities to a swine flu virus. All had attended the same county fair, and officials at the big Ohio State Fair were stepping up precautions.
8:00 PM Aug 1, 2012
(Updated with full story) A 3-year-old boy is dead and his mother's boyfriend is behind bars on a murder charge.
7:04 PM Aug 1, 2012
With the government speeding toward a year-end "fiscal cliff," Republicans pushed a House vote Wednesday on renewing tax cuts to prop up the national economy and the Obama administration warned that looming budget cuts could send troops into battle with less training.
6:04 PM Aug 1, 2012