Portman blight bill

Blight part of bill

U.S. Sen. Rob Portman says the state needs extra help dealing with blighted and abandoned homes and he has a plan in mind.

Marsh family grave

Photos: Marsh family murder

Ben Marsh, 32, his wife, Marilyn, and their 4-year-old daughter Heather, were brutally murdered Dec. 13, 1974 at their home on S. Turner Roa…

window accident charges

Man charged in window fall

A Warren man is facing attempted murder charges in connection with a woman falling from a window.

Voices from within Brazil’s protests

Some comments by Brazilians participating in protests across South America’s biggest country: ___ “Corruption is the greatest problem In Bra…


Mobster killed 2 others

The reputed Youngstown mobster indicted Thursday for killing three people, including a 4-year-old girl, 39 years ago in Canfield is serving …


Man guilty in Sharon murder

Jontae Maurice Barnes, 20, pleaded guilty to a charge of involuntary manslaughter and possession of a weapon without a license in the Jan. 2…

Lawmakers try to save student loan deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — A handful of senators struggled Thursday to hold together a bipartisan deal to keep student loan rates from doubling on Ju…