More companies in Pa. trying fracking with gas

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Another natural gas exploration company says it’s experimenting with the gas to power huge pump engines that drive the hydraulic fractu……

3 charged in Philly-area home invasion, slaying

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities have charged three men in the slaying of a teenager found shot in the back on the side of a road shortly after he was abducted from his Ph……

Pa. mayoral hopeful charged with defacing signs

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A mayoral candidate in Harrisburg is facing charges stemming from allegations that he spray painted the campaign signs of one of his competitor……

Central Ohio defense attorney faces sex charges

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio defense attorney arrested after a woman reported being fondled during a meeting at his office now faces multiple sexual assault ch……

Powder in letter leads to Ohio building evacuation

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a government building in southwestern Ohio was evacuated and three people were taken to a hospital after a woman opened a letter co……
K-9 Training Seminar

K-9 Units Train at KSU

Police dog trainers and handlers from the Valley and across the state are meeting this week at Kent State University's Trumbull Campus. …
James Austin

Man Charged in Rape

A Warren man pleaded not guilty Monday in Trumbull County Common Pleas court to several sex charges involving a mentally challenged man. …

Ferris wheel ride world record broken in Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — A manager of Chicago’s Navy Pier rode the tourist spot’s Ferris wheel for more than two days — 384 times, up and around — bringing the world record for the longest ride to the birthplace…

Anti-IRS protest planned at Ohio federal building

CINCINNATI (AP) — Tea party groups are planning a protest rally at the Cincinnati federal building tied to targeting of conservative groups. Other tea party groups ar……

Testing starts at ex-park near Ohio cancer cluster

FREMONT, Ohio (AP) — Whirlpool Corp. is beginning soil and water testing at a former park in a northern Ohio area where cancer has sickened dozens of children for more th……

Police incident prompts lockdown at 2 Pa. schools

PLEASANT GAP, Pa. (AP) — An elementary school and a vocational school in north-central Pennsylvania were on temporary lockdown as police responded to an off-campus i……

Casey wants federal probe of fiery tanker crash

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — U.S. Senator Bob Casey wants federal regulators to investigate a fiery tanker crash that caused serious damage at the interchange of Interstat……

Head of Sustainable Shale project talks

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Andrew Place once planted 5,500 trees on his 210-acre Greene County farm, adding native hardwoods to expand the habitat of a rare salamander. Place i……
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Man Allegedly Punches Mother

A New Castle man was charged with assault after attacking elderly family members over a gardening dispute.…
Warren

Water Lines To Be Repaired

A state agency is giving Warren a low-interest loan to help improve more than two miles of deteriorating drinking water lines.…
Boys and Girls Club Donation

$20K Awarded to Club

A local non-profit organization was granted $20,000 to help kids in Youngstown. …

Pa. priest removed in 2009 faces new porn charge

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A western Pennsylvania Catholic priest who was removed from public ministry in 2009 after an allegation of past child sex abuse deemed “credi……

Retired Anglican Priest Jailed for Sex Abuse

A retired Church of England priest was jailed for 10 years Monday after a jury found him guilty of 36 separate sex offenses against children in the 1960s and 1970s.…