Hostage situation at Trumbull County jail resolved

Trumbull Co. Jail press conference

Watch a replay of today's press conference breaking down yesterday's hostage situation at the Trumbull County Jail.…
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Ohio winter takes toll on honeybees

Ohio beekeepers lost 50 to 80 percent of their honeybees over the harsh winter, threatening the farming industry, state agriculture officials say.…
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Steelers open 2014 season against Browns

The Pittsburgh Steelers won't waste any time getting a sense of where they stand in the AFC North when the 2014 season kicks off in September.…
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Golfers help raise money for United Way

Jack Nicklaus and Annika Sorenstam were at the Lake Club helping to raise money for the United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley.…
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Families of ferry’s lost confront SKorea officials

Angry relatives of some of the more than 120 people still missing from the sinking of the ferry Sewol surrounded the fisheries minister and the coast guard chief Thursday, preventing them from leaving the area where families have been waiting for word of their loved ones for more than a week.…
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NRA seeks universal gun law at national meeting

With concealed weapons now legal in all 50 states, the National Rifle Association's focus at this week's annual meeting is less about enacting additional state protections than on making sure the permits already issued still apply when the gun owners travel across the country.…
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NW Pa. woman convicted of 3rd-degree murder

A northwestern Pennsylvania jury has convicted a woman of third-degree murder in the shooting death of her boyfriend last summer, rejecting defense arguments that the gun went off accidentally.…
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Pa. township approves permits for airport drilling

Supervisors in a western Pennsylvania township have approved permits for a company to drill for natural gas at Pittsburgh International Airport with almost two dozen conditions.…
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Ohio watchdog releases investment scandal report

Ohio's watchdog released his much-anticipated investigative report Thursday on the investment scandal that engulfed the state in 2005, concluding the bureau where it started has become significantly more professional and accountable.…
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Reimold & Reynolds at 6-4

Sophomore Jacob Reimold is batting .545 over his last three games for the Raiders.…
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Dave Sess

Dave Sess began working for WKBN 27 First News in October 1998 as a morning anchor and producer.…
Trumbull County Jail Hostage situation

Jail standoff ends

The standoff ended last night peacefully, but we're learning more about what it was like inside the jail, when three inmates took a corrections officer hostage. Dennis Biviano explains.…
This photo combo of images provided by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections shows Clayton Lockett, left, and Charles Warner. Lockett and Warner, two death-row inmates who want to know the source of drugs that will be used to execute them, have placed Oklahoma’s two highest courts at odds and prompted aggravated members of the Legislature to call for the impeachment of Oklahoma Supreme Court justices. (AP Photo/Oklahoma Department of Corrections)

Oklahoma court rejects death-row inmates’ claims

In rejecting the inmates' claims, the court also lifted a stay of execution that it had granted earlier in the week in a case that placed Oklahoma's two highest courts at odds and prompted calls for impeaching justices on the Supreme Court.…