Auditor awarded for helping veterans

The United Veterans Council of Mahoning County recognized Mahoning County Auditor Mike Sciortino and his office for speaking to veterans abo…

Roses to cost a bundle for holiday

If you have not picked up your bouquet of roses for your sweetie this Valentine’s Day, you may be paying more when you go to get them.

Big Ben helps out K-9 units

Local police departments said K-9 officers are a valuable tool, but the cost to purchase and train one can be tens of thousands of dollars.

Winter wreaks havoc with tires

Potholes, broken water lines and nearly constant snow plowing are just a few of the telltale signs of this year’s harsh winter.

Postal Service hiring in Ohio

The U.S. Postal Service is currently accepting applications for a variety of positions in locations throughout Ohio.

Kentucky gas line explodes

The explosion happened about 2 a.m. in a hillside about 100 feet off the road and left a crater 60 feet wide, Adair County Emergency Managem…

World’s largest solar plant opens

The $2.2 billion complex of three generating units, owned by NRG Energy Inc., Google Inc. and BrightSource Energy, can produce nearly 400 me…

Train carrying oil derails in western Pa.

Spokesman Dan Stevens says 19 cars carrying heavy crude and two cars contained liquid propane derailed, and about 2,000 to 3,000 gallons of …

Charges filed in fatal ‘huffing’ crash

State police have arrested a central Pennsylvania woman they allege was “huffing” from a can of dust cleaner before she crashed her car into…

Man’s body found after fire

Dental records will be used to confirm the identity of the victim, who is believed to be the husband of a 76-year-old woman who was able to …

Rescued Ohio children enjoying freedom

In court documents obtained by The Associated Press, authorities describe “horrific” conditions the children were subjected to by their moth…