Kings Island had a roller coaster named Screamin' Demon when I was a kid.

Anytime I’m at Cedar Point with co-worker Andy Ouriel, of “Five Points with Emil & Andy,” it makes me think of that ride, just because of the name.

7:31 AM Jul 18, 2012
The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning through 9 p.m. today across the Register's circulation area. It will be mostly sunny this morning. Then becoming partly cloudy. Hot with highs in the upper 90s.
10:03 PM Jul 17, 2012
Through a labyrinth of hallways deep inside a 1960s-era building that has housed research that dates back to the early years of U.S. space travel, a group of scientists in white coats is stirring, mixing, measuring, brushing and, most important, tasting the end result of their cooking.
6:00 PM Jul 17, 2012
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by seven states that sought to block a contraception coverage rule within the federal health care law.
5:07 PM Jul 17, 2012

Warning: The attached audio includes profanity that some might find offensive. 

Former Erie County auditor Tom Paul was downright nasty when he called the Register this past weekend to complain about a story in the Saturday Register about property evaluations. Judge it for yourself. Listen to the message he left for reporter Andy Ouriel. 

4:09 PM Jul 17, 2012
A Sandusky police officer and his wife were injured Sunday in motorcycle crash near Mason and Stephens roads.
3:03 PM Jul 17, 2012
Ohio is doubling the amount of medication it provides to mentally ill inmates as they leave prison in hopes of easing their transition and keeping them from committing new crimes.
2:47 PM Jul 17, 2012
Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers are watching and waiting as a retired Milan attorney clings to life at a Toledo hospital.
1:25 PM Jul 17, 2012
Q: While we're on the subject of tax dollars; the news today is the Horseshoe Casino to date has netted $43 million dollars for the State of Ohio. Do we know where the county is planning on using these casino funds? Have we heard any particulars on this matter?
1:03 PM Jul 17, 2012
A Sandusky woman downed 40 pills and a fifth of liquor Sunday night before wielding a knife and chasing after her adult son and daughter, a police report said.
10:36 AM Jul 17, 2012
You've heard about fracking, but what do you really know about it?
10:36 AM Jul 17, 2012
The drought gripping the United States is the widest since 1956, according to new data released Monday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
10:00 AM Jul 17, 2012
The area's newest museum is about to take flight.
9:00 AM Jul 17, 2012