Ohio businesses sued for unfairness or deception would be exempt from paying certain damages if a consumer rejects a settlement offer and is later awarded less in court, under a bill the governor is expected to sign.
8:10 PM Mar 28, 2012
An emergency siren test occurred at 9:50 a.m. today in recognition of Spring Severe Weather Awareness Week. Area public and private organizations will also be conducting training and drills in conjunction with the program throughout the week.
5:57 PM Mar 28, 2012

This week on Between the Lines, Matt Westerhold talks to State Rep. Dennis Murray, D-Sandusky, about the end of his stint in public office — at least for now — and challenges facing the area.


5:11 PM Mar 28, 2012
A new poll shows President Barack Obama with a slight lead among Ohio voters over both of the front-runners for the Republican presidential nomination.
5:10 PM Mar 28, 2012
Anglers are descending on Northern Ohio hoping to snag some steelhead action.
4:07 PM Mar 28, 2012
A watchful neighbor is credited for alerting firefighters to a blaze Tuesday in a Patten Tract Road home. Judy Pressler was cutting her lawn when at about 1 p.m. she noticed something wasn't right at her neighbor's home.
3:07 PM Mar 28, 2012
An Ohio native has been confirmed as the next commander of the Air Force Materiel Command, making her the first woman to become a four-star general in the Air Force.
2:07 PM Mar 28, 2012
A 30-year-old Elyria man reached speeds in excess of 100 miles per hour while fleeing troopers down Ohio 60 and U.S. 20 in Erie, Huron and Lorain counties early Tuesday morning.
1:05 PM Mar 28, 2012
Q: I have a lot of papers with sensitive information on them. You can't burn and there is too much to send through a small home shredder, so where can I take these papers to get shredded and know that my information will not be compromised? Harrison In Sandusky.
12:00 PM Mar 28, 2012
The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a Tuesday morning crash that seriously injured a Vermilion woman.
10:12 AM Mar 28, 2012
Surveillance video shows a sport utility vehicle plowing through the front windows of an Ohio jewelry store before two men run in, smash display cases and bag several items.
10:00 AM Mar 28, 2012
 At least five people were involved in a crash Tuesday evening in which a pickup slammed into a Nissan sedan at Ohio 547 and Ohio 4, Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers said.
9:34 AM Mar 28, 2012
A Brecksville man is in critical condition at a Toledo hospital after suffering injuries in a one-car crash Tuesday morning on a stretch of Ohio Turnpike in Milan Township.
9:33 AM Mar 28, 2012
The mother and father of two former Perkins students are suing the school district, alleging administrators did nothing to stop years of bullying at the hands of classmates.
9:33 AM Mar 28, 2012

It was March 1. The Ohio primary was closing in.

I knew there’d be prominent Republicans nearby.

Weeks earlier, Register reporter Tom Jackson told me Rick Santorum was speaking at Bowling Green State University on March 3. 

9:32 AM Mar 28, 2012