Ohio University investigates white powder incident

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio University is investigating a white powdery substance in an envelope received by a university employee that forced the evacuation of a bank an……
Soil Remediation

Complaints Made About Company

A woman who owns property near Soil Remediation and Sharon Slag, which are under a criminal probe due to alleged illegal dumping, complained to state agencies months ago she believed the companies were taking in fracking fluid they had no permits to treat or accept. …

Philly police seek info about kids with gun

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police investigating an alleged assault on a 27-year-old man are asking for the public’s help in identifying some boys caugh……

Zachary Quinto to make Broadway bow in ‘Menagerie’

NEW YORK (AP) — Another Tennessee Williams masterpiece is coming to Broadway and it’s bringing Zachary Quinto and Cherry Jones along for the ride. Producers Jeffrey Richards said Thursday he’ll transfer the American Repertory Theater’s production of “The…
Sandy Lake Fire

Arson Ruled Out in Fire

Investigators have not determined what started a fire that destroyed Ebbert Hardware in Sandy Lake Wednesday, but they have ruled out arson. …

Report: Ohio employees misused state computers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An investigation by the Ohio Inspector General’s Office has found that some employees at the state Department of Health improperly use st……

State College mayor urges fossil fuel divestment

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The mayor of State College has endorsed a campaign that urges municipalities to divest from fossil fuel companies. The environmental group 350.org……
James Gooden

Killer Indicted on New Charges

A Youngstown man convicted of killing a woman in 1986 was indicted Thursday by a Mahoning County grand jury on several charges that allege he attacked a 21-year-old mother in similar fashion last week. …

Philly police seek name of boy who brandished gun

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities in Philadelphia are looking for a young boy who allegedly pulled a gun on a girl he encountered crossing the street. Surveillance vide……
Teacher Tackled

Teacher Tackled on Video

Boardman police released a video of an active shooter training exercise in Boardman where a teacher was tackled and injured. …

MTV piping up for ‘Scream’ series to air in 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — MTV is getting ready to blast viewers with a brand-new “Scream.” The network says it will produce a pilot for a TV-series adaptation of the wildly popular slasher films. The series would reinvent the…
Monica Phillips

Song Contest Hits Home

Update A local woman has made it to the top 12 in a song writing contest. …
Daniel Watkins

Police: YMCA Thefts Solved

Two men were arrested for stealing unsecured items, mostly cell phones, from patrons of the Boardman YMCA. …
Jamael Tito Brown

Brown Wants 'Proof'

One of the democrats running for Youngstown mayor is criticizing another candidate for not doing enough to clear his name.…

Philly increases security for Broad Street Run

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities in Philadelphia say they’ll increase security for a major road race that will attract thousands of runners to the city. About 4……
Violence Patrols

Violence Patrols Set

Law enforcement agents will be out in full force in Youngstown starting this weekend. …

Mellow name removed as he serves federal time

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — Former state senator Bob Mellow spent years as a power broker in Harrisburg, clout that paid off by having his name adorn public projects in his nort……

Broadway revival of ‘Cabaret’ is being considered

NEW YORK (AP) — The Roundabout Theatre Company is considering a new Broadway revival of “Cabaret,” although the non-profit said Thursday no final decision has been made. The last revival of “Cabaret,” also by Roundabout, ran for nearly…

Former coach gets almost 6 years on cocaine charge

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A former assistant high school football coach been sentenced to almost six years in federal prison for his role in a cocaine ring. Thirty-seven-year……