Two Sandusky County jail guards will get a chance Monday to tell their versions of a Jan. 10 incident in which they allegedly exploited a naked, schizophrenic woman while she was locked in a jail cell.
8:30 AM Feb 10, 2012
Celebrity zookeeper Jack Hanna criticized Ohio lawmakers Thursday for not yet passing a bill to regulate exotic animals, months after authorities shot nearly dozens of lions, tigers, bears and other wild creatures let loose by their suicidal owner.
5:05 PM Feb 9, 2012


This is a weekly column by Sandusky attorney Dan McGookey, devoted to telling true stories of homeowners who have been victimized by a lending system which makes it profitable to foreclose. The names used have been changed for privacy purposes. This is Steve's tale.

5:04 PM Feb 9, 2012
State lawmakers have introduced a measure that would repeal a sweeping bill overhauling Ohio's election laws, a move made ahead of a scheduled referendum vote on the legislation.
3:39 PM Feb 9, 2012
Sandusky Police FRIDAY, MAY 30 5:15 a.m. -- Perkins and Hayes avenues, Shamion Hall, 25, 1800 block of Buchanan St., served with bench warrant. 8:48 a.m. -- 1900 block of Mill St., Jason House, 27, 1900 block of Clinton St., served with bench warrant.
3:39 PM Feb 9, 2012
The smallest cattle herd since the 1950s likely will mean higher beef prices at the supermarket for the next two years.
1:39 PM Feb 9, 2012

This week on Five Points with Emil and Andy, the reporters talk about the death at the Erie County jail, the Super Bowl and their worst punishments.

Watch the show here, and comment below if you have questions for Emil and Andy for next week's program.

1:35 PM Feb 9, 2012
Q: Mrs. D's Seafood House is nominated on the Funcoast awards but the location is empty with a for lease sign on the building. Did they close or move ? Thanks - Jimbo in Norwalk.
1:31 PM Feb 9, 2012
Q: Some in the community have suggested the county consider funding and re-establishing a task force similar to the county Drug Task Force that existed from 1983 to 2006.
12:38 PM Feb 9, 2012
Police say an Ohio man who stuck his 3-year-old son in a clothes dryer as punishment and then turned it on is facing child endangerment charges.
11:34 AM Feb 9, 2012
An Ohio structure containing remnants of a two-story building where the Wright brothers rented space for their first bicycle shop has been declared a public nuisance and may eventually be demolished despite residents' efforts to preserve it.
10:56 AM Feb 9, 2012
A Huron man who tried to rob a gas station at knifepoint Dec. 23 has been indicted on a charge of aggravated robbery.
10:55 AM Feb 9, 2012
After a white supremacist mob bombed a Freedom Rider bus in Anniston, Ala., on Mother's Day in 1961, the desegregation movement that had been rolling down the interstate highways could have skidded to a halt.
10:54 AM Feb 9, 2012
While two suspects in a Madison Street shooting have been formally charged, Sandusky police say at least two more arrests could follow.
8:30 AM Feb 9, 2012