A former high school basketball coach who pleaded guilty to videotaping boys in a locker room shower was sentenced Wednesday to 15 years in prison and ordered to give $5,000 to the Connecticut community where a gunman killed 26 people.
6:01 AM Dec 20, 2012
I am safe — More than five years ago, this was the first line of a message scrawled on big, yellow construction-paper hands placed all throughout Bethlehem Elementary School in Bethlehem, Conn.
5:01 AM Dec 20, 2012
“A Christmas Story” is on just about everyone’s list of classic Christmas movies. For many families it is a holiday tradition to watch the movie together on or around Christmas day. This year, instead of just watching it on your TV screen, you can head out to The State Theatre and see it live on stage.
10:00 PM Dec 19, 2012
A storm that has dumped more than a foot of snow in the Rocky Mountains could cause headaches for travelers as it tracks into the Midwest and Great Lakes region.
9:01 PM Dec 19, 2012
A central Ohio man has been granted early release after serving eight months of a four-year prison sentence for concealing a stop sign with petroleum jelly and plastic wrap in a prank that led to a fatal crash.
8:17 PM Dec 19, 2012
Ohio will expand safety training for educators across the state to reflect the reality that those inside a school are the first to face danger when a gunman enters a school building, the state attorney general and Ohio's top education official announced Wednesday.
6:02 PM Dec 19, 2012
The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a winter weather advisory for much of Northwest Ohio effective until 7 p.m. Friday
5:31 PM Dec 19, 2012
A Sandusky man allegedly pulled a gun on his Olds Street neighbor Sunday when a stray ball hit his garage.
4:08 PM Dec 19, 2012

Q: I am currently dating my best friend of three years. I thought this was what I wanted but now I'm having second thoughts. I like being with him and I care about him a lot. He's extremely quirky though and sometimes this turns me off as I'm embarrassed to be around him.

3:03 PM Dec 19, 2012
Another week has passed. And were even closer to the end of the challenge.   I'm still working out as much as I can, though with holiday season in full swing, it often gets difficult to focus on one thing at a time. Like proper eating. I'm not saying that I've been marfing on brownies and Doritos...
2:14 PM Dec 19, 2012
These teenagers are organized rebels with a cause.
2:00 PM Dec 19, 2012
The final version of a federal defense-spending bill will preserve a fleet of aircraft at an Air National Guard base in Mansfield, but does nothing to preserve the full fleet of 18 KC-135 tankers at a Columbus base.
1:08 PM Dec 19, 2012
Audio recordings from police cruiser dash-cams indicate Sandusky police walked in on a chaotic stabbing scene Saturday morning on Clinton Street.
1:01 PM Dec 19, 2012

Since there's been some discussion of the local New Year's pretzel tradition this week in the Mailbag, we decided to share an old post by the Sandusky History blog on the subject.


11:01 AM Dec 19, 2012
30 feet of holiday cookies will be not just on display, but yours for the taking at Norwalk’s Schild’s IGA Cookie Walk. Let Schild do the baking for you this holiday season.
10:03 AM Dec 19, 2012