Howard Garfield

Man, 81, accused of rape

An elderly Maryland man has been charged with raping a 9-year-old Cortland girl.…
psp

Warren man dies in Pa. crash

Update A Warren man was killed when he caused a chain reaction crash involving four semi trucks on Interstate 80 in Clarion Township, Pa., Thursday evening. …
License Plate Bill

BMV to lower late fees

Motorists who forget to renew their vehicle registration on time are getting a break from the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles.…
MEDICAL-HEALTH

Hospital closing

A community hospital in western Pennsylvania plans to close its obstetrics unit soon, citing decreasing births.…
COTTON

AG asks for tips in murder

The state attorney general is asking for tips in the unsolved murder of a Youngstown businessman in 2008.…
McKelvey Lake rescue effort

Dive team finds car

During a training exercise last weekend, the Mahoning County Sheriff's Office dive team found an SUV in McKelvey Lake. On Friday, they went to recover it, but found a different car submerged in the water. …
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Ohio colleges raise tuition

Kent State University is joining most other public colleges in the state in increasing tuition for the fall.…
Zaryl Bush

Judge: Bush abuse ‘demonic’

A Struthers man who severely abused his girlfriend’s 14-year-old son to death was sent to prison Friday for at least the next 33 years.…
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Ohio budget heads to Kasich

Democrats, including State Sen. Capri Cafaro of Hubbard, registered their harshest criticism of the day at Republicans' failure to include an expansion of the Medicaid health insurance program in the bill. …
DISCUSSING I-80 WIDENING PROJECT

Discussing I-80 widening project

The Ohio Department of Transportation held a public meeting on Thursday night to talk about plans to combine two construction projects in Mahoning and Trumbull counties.…
Erick Rivers

Second suspect arrested

On Tuesday morning, a Weathersfield woman told police she woke up to find a man standing in her bedroom. Two men have been arrested in the case. …
Joe Schiavoni

Senator supports camera ban

A movement to ban traffic cameras in the state of Ohio did not reach a vote on the last day of the legislative session on Thursday, and will be taken up again in the fall. …
James-Ferrara

Ferrara brought to Youngstown

James Ferrara was brought back to Youngstown to face charges related to the 1974 slayings of the Marsh family in Canfield. He is already serving a life sentence for two drug-related murders in Columbus. …
TMH Foundation money

Money to aid senior citizens

Money that for years had been donated to the old Trumbull Memorial Hospital Foundation is once again being used for needed health care in the area.…
Bath salts dangers

Bath salt dangers

Drug prevention specialist Joseph Glover said some people who have ingested mass quantities of bath salts have hallucinated, which can cause violent episodes. …
Gay in Youngstown

Being gay in Youngstown

Area gays and lesbians said it's not always easy living in the area, but acceptance is growing. …
Bike and Build

Cyclists stop in Struthers

The cross-country bicyclists are from all around the country and are a part of Bike and Build. They stopped in Struthers on Thursday to help Habitat for Humanity. …
Rent Dispute

Homeless family cheated

Warren Police are investigating after a man who said he had property to rent, took a homeless woman's rent money and gave her keys to a house that doesn’t exist. …
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Man facing sex charges

A 28-year-old man was indicted Thursday on charges that allege he tried to solicit a 12-year-old girl Sebring girl he met on the internet for sex.…