Howland’s Scott picked up by Vikings

Former Howland standout Tyler Scott signed as a free agent with the Minnesota Vikings this weekend. Scott was an All Conference performer th…

Laurel Canyon

Laurel Canyon wasn’t much to look at – a few modest bungalows and log cabins crammed between an occasional faded mansion that had been left …

Egypt Election

Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, Egypt’s former military chief who is poised to win the presidency in elections later this month, said he has plans to…

Lithuanian Presidential Election

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite took a big step Sunday toward winning re-election, dominating the first round of voting in the Balti…

Samsung Chairman has Heart Attack

Samsung Electronics Co. Chairman Lee Kun-hee was hospitalized in stable condition at a Seoul hospital Sunday after suffering a heart attack,…

YSU trustees plan meeting

Youngstown State University trustees plan to meet at 6 p.m. Monday to discuss hiring Jim Tressel to be the school’s ninth president.

YSU’s Elkins signs with Steelers

The NFL Draft wrapped up Saturday, with plenty of players still waiting to hear their names called. YSU has NOT drafted a player since 1998,…

Women renovate local home

Seven women are working on renovating a Youngstown home as part of National Women Build Week.

Photos: Bear spotted in Youngstown

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources and police continued to track a black bear Sunday that was wandering the North Side of Youngstown.

Bear keeps crews busy


The animal was first spotted near Ursuline High School on Wick Avenue a little after 9 a.m. Sunday.

Hot air balloon accident

A University of Richmond women’s basketball assistant coach and team staff member were the passengers aboard a hot air balloon that drifted …

Arkansas Gay Marriage

Gay marriage arrived in the Bible Belt on Saturday, beginning with two women who had traveled overnight to ensure they’d be first in line.

Boston Marathon Heroes

A Boston Marathon bombing survivor and the man who saved his life teamed up again Saturday for a commencement speech, telling the new gradua…