Is gas drilling ruining the air, polluting water and making people sick? The evidence is sketchy and inconclusive, but a lack of serious funding is delaying efforts to resolve those pressing questions and creating a vacuum that could lead to a crush of lawsuits, some experts say.
10:00 AM Aug 2, 2012
A van smashed through a fence on Parkland Avenue Tuesday and struck a propane tank and garage before finally coming to rest, Perkins police said.
8:01 AM Aug 2, 2012

Be sure to be at at 1 p.m. Thursday to meet the Register's newest blogger when she is the special guest on "Between the Lines." You'll also get to hear me rant about the Sandusky city commission's ability to do nothing about ...  just about everything.  

6:11 AM Aug 2, 2012
The Federal Reserve said Wednesday that the U.S. economy is losing strength and repeated a pledge to take further steps to boost growth if hiring remains weak.
6:00 AM Aug 2, 2012
A jury viewed the scene of an alleged attempted robbery and shooting Wednesday morning, but that's as far as the trial got before adjourning for the afternoon.
5:00 AM Aug 2, 2012
Ohio health and agriculture officials said Wednesday they are investigating the cases of 10 sick people whose illnesses have similarities to a swine flu virus. All had attended the same county fair, and officials at the big Ohio State Fair were stepping up precautions.
8:00 PM Aug 1, 2012
(Updated with full story) A 3-year-old boy is dead and his mother's boyfriend is behind bars on a murder charge.
7:04 PM Aug 1, 2012
With the government speeding toward a year-end "fiscal cliff," Republicans pushed a House vote Wednesday on renewing tax cuts to prop up the national economy and the Obama administration warned that looming budget cuts could send troops into battle with less training.
6:04 PM Aug 1, 2012
It was December 1979 when Emery Lucier learned the concert he was eagerly awaiting in Rhode Island by British rock band The Who had been canceled over safety concerns. The 17-year-old was so angry he knocked over a chair in his high school classroom.
5:00 PM Aug 1, 2012
Q: I really like this guy who has already stood me up twice! He does live an hour away but he drove to see me two weeks ago. I recently blew off my friends for a date with him and he didn't have the decency to tell me he wasn't coming. I waited a while to text him and he never responded at all. I tried to message him on FB and no response. Will ignoring him get his attention?
4:46 PM Aug 1, 2012
A Willard man and woman died Monday evening when their motorcycle crashed on Townline Road 12 in Huron County.
3:07 PM Aug 1, 2012
Dueling with Republicans on taxes, President Barack Obama is urging the House to pass a tax cut for households earning less than $250,000 a year and drawing a bright line with rival Mitt Romney on a pocketbook issue for voters.
2:00 PM Aug 1, 2012
Q: I saw a new sign by the Jimmy John's on Milan Road. What's going in there? - Martha in Perkins
1:18 PM Aug 1, 2012