OH inmate hunger strike persists over media access

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A spokeswoman says three of five Ohio inmates sentenced to death after the 1993 Lucasville riot are continuing a hunger strike aimed at gaining sit-down media access on their cases. Ohio Department of Rehabilitation…
Impaired Driving Course

Police Get DUI Training

Mercer County police received a crash course on how to spot impaired drivers. …

Garbage truck strikes Ohio home, traps resident

CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities say a driver lost control of the garbage truck he was operating and plowed into a home in southwest Ohio, temporarily trapping a woman ins……

Garbage truck strikes Ohio home, traps resident

CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities say a driver lost control of the garbage truck he was operating and plowed into a home in southwest Ohio, temporarily trapping a woman inside the residence. The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office said no…
NASA project

NASA Taps Local Company

Ken Timmings System Design Inc. in North Lima designed a vehicle for a new balloon launch system for NASA. …
Prison Jail Arrest Generic

Drug Leader Apprehended

The leader of a Detroit-to-Warren drug pipeline turned himself in Monday on charges that he ran a violent drug ring linked to murders and violence in both cities. …

Police in OH investigate woman’s death as homicide

CINCINNATI (AP) — Police say they are investigating the death of a woman as a homicide after her body was found in a Cincinnati apartment building. Cincinnati police say they were called at about 10:30 Monday morning about…

Havens, 1st Woodstock singer, dies of heart attack

NEW YORK (AP) — Richie Havens, the folk singer and guitarist who was the first performer at Woodstock, died Monday at age 72. Havens died of a heart attack in New Jersey, his family said in a statement.…
Trash Bash event

Valley Celebrates Earth Day

Earth Day was celebrated Monday with a variety of events throughout the area, including the annual Trash Bash at MCCTC. …

Child porn guilty plea for ex-Ohio education exec

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former high-ranking Ohio Department of Education official plans to plead guilty to a single count of possession of child pornography. John Chi……

Child porn guilty plea for ex-Ohio education exec

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former high-ranking Ohio Department of Education official plans to plead guilty to a single count of possession of child pornography. John Childs, the department’s former chief financial officer and chief operating officer, was…

Ohio officials concerned by GOP leader’s tax liens

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Elected officials who signed a letter endorsing Matthew Borges (BOHR’-jihs) as the next chairman of the Ohio Republican Party have asked him to resolve and explain the tax liens he’s accrued before Friday’s election.…

Body of missing fisherman found at NE Pa. lake

LAKE ARIEL, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say the body of a missing fisherman has been recovered from a lake in northeastern Pennsylvania. A spokesman for the Pennsylvania Fi……
James Gooden

Killer Charged in Attack

A Youngstown man who spent 25 years in prison for killing a Stansbury Drive mother in 1986 is being held in the Mahoning County Jail on $500,000 bond, accused of attacking a 21-year-old mother in similar fashion last week.…
Avalanche

Avalanche that killed 5 difficult to predict

DENVER (AP) — The kind of avalanche that killed five people in Colorado over the weekend is among the most difficult to predict and trigger, and it’s dangerous because of the amount of snow normally involved. Saturday’s slide…

Suburbs now playing a key role in gun legislation

QUAKERTOWN, Pa. (AP) — In the emotional politics of gun control, the suburbs seem to be emerging as a new sphere of influence. The Senate’s defeat last week of new……

Suburbs now playing a key role in gun legislation

QUAKERTOWN, Pa. (AP) — In the emotional politics of gun control, the suburbs seem to be emerging as a new sphere of influence. The Senate’s defeat last week of new firearms restrictions brought attention to the nation’s shifting…