The closure stems from a mudslide in the area Thursday.
The tenant of the house left before the tree fell, and a dog inside the house was in a cage and survived.
A witness told police that the warning gates were operating and that the boy ran across the tracks.
The Ohio River was nearly a foot above flood stage of 52 feet by midday Friday and expected to crest around 56 feet.
Lawyers representing the parents of crash victim Brooke Melton announced the settlement Friday morning, but did not reveal the terms.
A judge arraigned the couple and placed each of them on a $50,000 bond.
The Knot has released its annual list of what it costs to get married throughout the country. Better start saving!
Jeff Corwin was shooting a TV show when his team discovered this 800 pound stingray. They found out the animal was pregnant.
The agreement allows those convicted of minor, non-violent offenses to help fill potholes.
Police identified the girl who died in the crash as Alyssa Wynn, 17.
A giant stingray might be the largest freshwater fish ever captured.
Last week the Ohio Department of Health reported 135 flu-related hospitalizations.
Protesters called for calm but vowed to keep pushing for change in Ferguson.
Legislation in Ohio would prohibit the production, sale and public display of lookalike guns.
A tractor-trailer caught fire on the turnpike near the Streetsboro exit in Portage County just after 3 a.m. Friday.
A city spokeswoman says the car crashed around 9 p.m. Thursday.
For the past two years, someone has been vandalizing cars by defecating on them.
Authorities say a mother and her 3-year-old son have died after being pulled from an icy pond in western Ohio.
The recall covers just over 64,000 Volts from the 2011 through 2013 model years in the U.S., Canada and elsewhere.
Snow melt and ice jams forced evacuations along the Chagrin River in Willoughby Hills.