The state Senate passed a bill Wednesday to ban new ownership of monkeys, lions and other exotic animals, an issue in the legislature since authorities months ago were forced to kill dozens of wild creatures let loose by a suicidal owner in eastern Ohio.
5:07 PM Apr 25, 2012
Sandusky police on Tuesday released a heavily redacted internal report detailing an alleged love triangle involving two officers and a wife.
3:37 PM Apr 25, 2012
The Margaretta school board will host a special meeting at 8 a.m. Thursday.
3:35 PM Apr 25, 2012
Q: Dear Mailbag, I've noticed more and more motorcycles parking in the striped buffer areas around handicapped parking spaces. Can they do this? I'm disabled and it makes it really hard to get out of my car. - Jerry in Perkins Twp.
12:00 PM Apr 25, 2012
Ohio is quickly becoming a name in movie-making destinations. While film fans eagerly await the premiere of the Cleveland-based Avengers movie next week, and there is another film that just got green-lighted for a state tax credit.
11:07 AM Apr 25, 2012
Sandusky County prosecutor Thomas Stierwalt has asked one of his investigators to review a case involving a Norwalk High teacher accused of engaging in sexual conduct with a student.
10:40 AM Apr 25, 2012
A suspected gas station robber who led police and deputies on a high-speed chase in Huron County last month faces two more felony charges for his alleged crimes.
10:37 AM Apr 25, 2012
The U.S. Justice Department, citing "insurmountable legal and evidentiary barriers," won't reopen its investigation into the deadly 1970 shootings by Ohio National Guardsmen during a Vietnam War protest at Kent State University.
10:00 AM Apr 25, 2012
A contentious measure that repeals a new Ohio election law in the presidential battleground state is headed to the full House for an expected vote Wednesday.
6:00 AM Apr 25, 2012
An Ohio couple accused of putting a newborn in a freezer has been charged with murder.
8:07 PM Apr 24, 2012
The latest plan to help maintain the pension system for Ohio public school teachers would have them pay more into their retirement accounts.
5:07 PM Apr 24, 2012

One of our regular columnists, Rufus Sanders, had a piece in the Monday paper, "Zimmerman will walk." Pastor Sanders argues George Zimmerman will escape punishment in the killing of Trayvon Martin when his Florida trial is over.

4:26 PM Apr 24, 2012
Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers have made 500 more operating a vehicle while intoxicated arrests in so far in 2012 than in the same period last year.
3:07 PM Apr 24, 2012