11:34 PM Sep 12, 2010
Ohio officials were embarrassed to admit last week that several government workers used confidential law-enforcement databases to snoop on Crystal Bowersox, a Ottawa County resident who became an instant celebrity on the "American Idol" TV program.
11:31 PM Sep 12, 2010
OTTAWA (MCT) -- Putnam County Sheriff Jim Beutler had no idea who "American Idol" singer Crystal Bowersox was until one of his deputies ended up in trouble for checking her driving record. "When I first heard it, I said, 'Who is Crystal Bowersox?' I don't watch 'American Idol.' I had to ask around, 'Who is Crystal Bowersox and why would he be running her name?'" Butler said.
7:58 PM Sep 12, 2010
NEW YORK (PA SPORTSTICKER) -- The NFL is looking into how a female television reporter was treated at New York Jets practice Saturday.
7:58 PM Sep 12, 2010
TAMPA, Fla. (PA SPORTSTICKER) - The Cleveland Browns began the season like they've begun just about every other season since 1999.
7:52 PM Sep 12, 2010
There was an online article last week entitled "Six Outrageously Overpriced Products." It was posted by an outfit called Investopedia and they certainly chose six big offenders: Movie popcorn, greeting cards, college text books, bottled water, printer ink and brand-name fashion. Movie popcorn, for instance, is marked up over 1,200 percent. You could pop a pickup truck full at home for the cost of one medium-size bag at the theater.
12:12 AM Sep 11, 2010
MONROEVILLE -- Monroeville High School sophomore Cody Appeman had a once-in-a-lifetime experience this past summer.
12:06 AM Sep 11, 2010
At least two young people were LifeFlighted Friday following a two-vehicle collision on U.S. 20 in this village.
12:04 AM Sep 11, 2010
Anyone suffering from sweet and sour chicken withdrawal? The one question that has intrigued many Norwalk-area residents this summer is, when is Lucky Restaurant going to reopen?
Sep 11, 2010 (All day)
BELLEVUE - A Friday blaze ignited by fireworks destroyed two barns on Ohio 4 in Sherman Township and caused minor burns on the structures' owner's forehead. The damage estimate could hit half a million dollars.
4:11 PM Sep 10, 2010
"... religion is a matter which lies solely between man and his God, that he owes to none other for his faith or his worship. ..." -- Thomas Jefferson, 1802 To Whom it May Concern: Please forgive the impersonal salutation. I do not know exactly whom to address with my request that the Ground Zero Mosque not be built in New York City.
4:01 PM Sep 10, 2010
As I was emptying the dishwasher this morning after all four of my children were home for Labor Day weekend, a few thoughts occurred to me. First, it was very nice to have all the silverware being used, all six plates set at the table, needing to run the dishwasher more often. It was great to have all of the children around again.
12:20 AM Sep 10, 2010
DURHAM, N.C. (MCT) -- An anti-Muslim Florida evangelist, despite facing worldwide condemnation, said Thursday that he might proceed with plans to burn copies of the Quran, the Islamic holy book, to commemorate the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.
11:44 PM Sep 9, 2010
There's no slowing down for Huron County highway department crews.
11:43 PM Sep 9, 2010
Preliminary autopsy results indicate the man whose body was found by a busy road in Berlin Township probably died of natural causes.
11:42 PM Sep 9, 2010
Several law enforcement agencies assisted in searching for, finding and apprehending the four male subjects who fled on foot from a car Wednesday on the Ohio Turnpike.
11:42 PM Sep 9, 2010
There are no rainout dates when it comes to garage sales in Norwalk. Charles Tuttle found that out the hard way Thursday afternoon. Tuttle, 29 Pitt Ave., had his garage sale up and running when two Norwalk policemen stopped by to close down the operation.
11:40 PM Sep 9, 2010
A pair of accused child molesters were among six people indicted this week by a Huron County grand jury. The grand jury issued its indictments Wednesday, but the paperwork was not filed or made public until Thursday in the Huron County Clerk of Court's Office.
6:34 PM Sep 9, 2010
A Huron County grand jury has indicted six people.
12:23 AM Sep 9, 2010
WASHINGTON (MCT) -- Trying to convince voters that he has ideas to strengthen the weak economy -- and therefore that they should vote for Democrats in November -- President Barack Obama on Wednesday proposed major tax incentives for business and accused Republicans of stonewalling in a bid to "ride this fear and anger all the way to Election Day."
12:21 AM Sep 9, 2010
Facebook, the website where millions of teens, 'tweens and adults socialize, now allows users to tell their circle of "friends" exactly where they are when sending updates or photos.
Sep 9, 2010 (All day)
A man accused of stealing a Collins woman's car and driving it into a pond is free on bond.