Back during my days at Gourmet magazine, my many duties included teaching cooking classes. I used to tell my students — especially the cooking-impaired ones — that if they made sure to greet dinner party guests with a special homemade drink, they would always win, no matter what else happened that evening.
8:00 AM Dec 7, 2012
On a storm-battered stretch of Connecticut's shoreline, landscaping crews use heavy equipment to repair damage from Superstorm Sandy, racking up overtime pay at a time of year when many are typically looking for part-time jobs to carry them through the winter.
6:01 AM Dec 7, 2012
Police on Tuesday tracked down a Sandusky man who allegedly snuck into a woman’s Lawrence Street home and pulled her pants off while she slept.
5:03 AM Dec 7, 2012
A thief who made off with cash from a Salvation Army red kettle at a northern Ohio mall this week apparently has had a change of heart.
8:09 PM Dec 6, 2012

If you had passed out while in your car waiting in the drive-through line at the Taco Bell, chances are local police would have tracked you down and filed a police report regarding their interaction with you. 

7:15 PM Dec 6, 2012
The payday lender Cash America says about 14,000 customers in Ohio who've been taken to court for not paying their debts are going to get money back because some employees didn't prepare the legal paperwork properly.
6:05 PM Dec 6, 2012
Web hits have fallen at the Erie County visitor and convention bureau website, leaving local tourism officials scrambling to breathe new life into the site.
4:03 PM Dec 6, 2012

We kicked off our Holiday Giving series of Between the Lines with Tara Ohlemacher and Amanda Santiago from Kinship. They told us about their fundraiser during the holidays.

3:54 PM Dec 6, 2012
Ohio investigators found improper use of college interns, among other violations of procedures, by a private adoption agency that helped place children with an adoptive father accused of raping three boys in his care.
3:05 PM Dec 6, 2012
I had Thanksgiving weekend off and always seem to gain weight when that happens. What made it worse was that I got an email from FIT editor Brandi that it was my turn to get weighed this week; I thought it would be Keisa White, another contestant.   There is no way I was going to get weighed...
2:23 PM Dec 6, 2012
A 34-year-old Castalia man died sometime late Wednesday night or early Thursday morning in a crash on Old Railroad Road.
2:01 PM Dec 6, 2012
Taking in lights and decorations is one of the best parts of the holiday season. It’s always fun to drive around neighborhoods and ooh and aah at all of the decorated homes. To help you with your search of light displays to view we have listed a few locations where you enjoy some great Christmas lights.
1:30 PM Dec 6, 2012