In yet another cost-saving measure at another local school district, Perkins Schools on Wednesday decided to lay off nine employees. Eight teachers' aides will lose their jobs, as well as one receptionist at the high school. Another five teachers' aides are being reassigned to less lucrative positions.
4:48 PM Aug 11, 2011
A suburban Cleveland mayor says an endangered bat is threatening plans to redevelop the site of an old auto plant.
4:39 PM Aug 11, 2011
This week's topics for Five Points with Emil and Andy were Sandusky's vacation rentals, salaries in Erie County and the Avengers filming at NASA Plum Brook.
4:29 PM Aug 11, 2011
A fella has to sell a lot of cars to buy a boat this big. And that fella is none other than Bryan Kasper, of Kasper Auto Group, whose gigantic South Bass Island shiphouse is slated to appear Friday on "MTV Extreme Cribs."
3:54 PM Aug 11, 2011
A Chrysler Group LLC request for a local tax break suggests the company plans to expand an Ohio Jeep plant and add more than 1,100 jobs.
2:01 PM Aug 11, 2011
NASA Plum Brook Center's Space Power Facility is being typecast as a "research facility" in "The Avengers," a new action adventure movie filming this week at NASA Plum Brook Station.
11:58 AM Aug 11, 2011
Funnel cakes, sausage sandwiches, walking tacos, fresh squeezed lemonade - is your mouth watering yet? We checked out some of the best eats and treats at this year's Erie County Fair.
9:02 AM Aug 11, 2011
A long-running cat-and-mouse game between a customer and a loss-prevention worker at Walmart in Perkins Township was put to rest on Monday. Perkins police arrested Lisa Canter, 36, of Castalia after she opened a bag of chocolate-covered pretzels and ate them in front of loss-prevention worker Ryan Dubsky, 32, of Norwalk, according to a police report.
6:00 AM Aug 11, 2011
The city has ordered property owners who have been renting out their houses as vacation homes to stop doing so or face criminal charges.
6:08 PM Aug 10, 2011
A school principal was killed Wednesday in an apparent homicide at a private school and a 17-year-old student was taken into custody, police said.
5:32 PM Aug 10, 2011

The filing deadline for the November general election was 4 p.m. Wednesday. Hear about candidates for contested races across the region, including Sandusky city commission, Perkins Township fiscal officer, Port Clinton and Bellevue mayors and more on our special edition of Between the Lines.

5:12 PM Aug 10, 2011
A jury has recommended that a serial killer who hid the remains of 11 women in his Cleveland home and yard be sentenced to death.
2:54 PM Aug 10, 2011

The Conestoga Program in the city of Sandusky was a major topic in this week's Between the Lines. Dr, Kirk Halliday of the Mental Health and Recovery Board was our guest. We also talked to Ashley Bethard from Funcoast and Sandusky city reporter Jessica Cuffman.

2:07 PM Aug 10, 2011
The city recently welcomed the first independent bakery it's had in years, and residents couldn't be happier.
10:37 AM Aug 10, 2011
After spending a year with military police in Afghanistan, Army Spc. Glenn Goss, 22, has returned home to a grand welcome and his family's happy tears.
9:00 AM Aug 10, 2011