The cost of the compromise needed to raise the federal debt ceiling likely will inflict more fiscal pain on states still struggling to recover from the recession and the end of federal stimulus spending.
6:00 AM Aug 1, 2011
Ohioans will have the choice in November to vote to opt out of the federal health care overhaul, following federal health care opponents successful bid for the ballot.
5:00 AM Aug 1, 2011
Erie County Health Department officials documented more than 1,100 health-code violations in local restaurants last year.
12:01 AM Aug 1, 2011
Erie County taxpayers will drop some big bucks to defend alleged cop-killer Kevin Randleman.
1:00 PM Jul 31, 2011
Heat radiated off the Lindsley Street pavement. Defiant of the heat, a group of teens began to dance -- unleashing a skillful mixture of footwork and hand movements set to an addictive beat.
11:00 AM Jul 31, 2011
Most folks were pleasantly surprised on July 21 when Jody Hatfield rescued two people from a vehicle submerged in Lake Erie.
6:00 AM Jul 31, 2011
The fight over the debt ceiling has turned into a dramatic leadership test for President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner, opponents in a divided government who've gone from negotiating in secret to facing off in public at a watershed moment for the country and their own political careers.
5:00 AM Jul 31, 2011
Strokes have spiked in the U.S. among pregnant women and new mothers, probably because more of them are obese and suffering from high blood pressure and heart disease, researchers report.
3:00 PM Jul 30, 2011
A 31-year-old man is behind bars for allegedly molesting a 13-year-old girl.
1:00 PM Jul 30, 2011
Hiking the nearly 2,200-mile Appalachian Trail already is grueling, and the U.S. Postal Service may make it even tougher. A plan to close rural post offices could shutter several outposts long used by hikers to receive food and gear as they walk the trail from Georgia to Maine.
11:00 AM Jul 30, 2011
Troubled by youngsters committing especially violent crimes in recent weeks, community leaders in Sandusky are hosting a forum to spur parents and residents to take action.
8:00 AM Jul 30, 2011
Erie County MetroParks director Steve Dice will soon retire from his position. He gave us some parting thoughts.
5:00 AM Jul 30, 2011
In an unforgiving display of partisanship, the House passed emergency legislation Friday night to avoid an unprecedented government default and the Senate scuttled it less than two hours later.
12:05 AM Jul 30, 2011
Federal officials announced Friday that they will begin intensive monitoring of waterways near Lake Michigan next week after genetic material from the invasive Asian carp showed up in a third consecutive round of testing.
6:20 PM Jul 29, 2011
Ever wonder what the historic Pilot House on South Bass Island looks like up close? Here's your chance.
5:53 PM Jul 29, 2011