Judge Mark Belinky

GOP submits candidates to replace Belinky

The Mahoning County Republican Party is urging Governor John Kasich to appoint one of three candidates to replace Mahoning County Probate Judge Mark Belinky, who resigned last month amid a state investigation. …
Somerville, Mass. firefighter Earl Johnson places flowers at a makeshift memorial on the front of fire station Engine 33, Thursday, March 27, 2014, in Boston. Fire station Engine 33 was the station of fallen firefighters Lt. Edward J. Walsh and Michael R. Kennedy who lost their lives fighting a 9-alarm fire in a four-story brownstone in Boston's Back Bay neighborhood Wednesday, March 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Boston Marathon bombing remembrance

Survivors, first-responders and public officials have observed a moment of silence near the Boston Marathon finish line to mark the moment two pressure cooker bombs exploded a year ago.…
Willie Wilks Jr.

Wilks: ‘I didn’t do this!’

A Youngstown man was found guilty Tuesday in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court of gunning down a woman on the front porch of her house. …
Pulaski Township Police undercover Amish woman

Cop dresses as Amish woman to target Pennsylvania flasher

A male western Pennsylvania police officer has been dressing as an Amish woman - along with a female officer from a neighboring department - hoping to scare off a man suspected of exposing himself to Amish children.…
Boston bombing

Photos: Boston bombing then and now

A year after three people were killed and more than 260 injured when two bombs went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013, the city's landscape bears few reminders of the explosions.…
Hundreds of people turned up for a planning commission meeting on Monday, where a zone change to accommodate a new power plant is being sought.

Power plant possibility

A new power plant could be coming to Lordstown, but before that happens the power company needs a zone change. Dennis Biviano sorts out a meeting that hundreds of people met to talk about the future plans.…
Boston Globe wins Pulitzer

Boston Globe wins Pulitzer for bombing coverage

An award that usually is met with cheers and jubilation instead came with a moment of silence, as The Boston Globe won the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news for its "exhaustive and empathetic" coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing and the manhunt that followed.…
Malaysia plane search

Malaysia jet search area too deep for submarine

A robotic submarine hunting for the missing Malaysian jet aborted its first mission after only six hours, surfacing with no new clues when it exceeded its maximum depth along the floor of the Indian Ocean, officials said Tuesday.…
Gay marriage ruling in Ohio

Judge considers staying Ohio gay marriage ruling

A federal judge who ordered Ohio to recognize the marriages of same-sex couples performed in other states says he's inclined to issue a stay of his decision pending appeal, meaning most gay couples living in the state would see no immediate tangible expansion of their rights.…