In Court

Soldier accused of killing unarmed teens in Iraq

A U.S. soldier accused of deliberately killing two unarmed teenagers as they herded cattle in Iraq seven years ago is appearing in military court, with his lawyer claiming the charges are baseless.…
Airport safety under scrutiny

Airport security vulnerabilities not uncommon

For all the tens of billions of dollars the nation has spent on screening passengers and their bags, few airports made a comparable investment to secure the airplanes.…
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Pa. township, firm settle suit over seismic tests

A western Pennsylvania township has settled a lawsuit over seismic testing following a federal judge's ruling that it couldn't interfere with a Texas company using public roads for the tests.…
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Truck backs into house in Boardman

A man accidentally backed his truck into a building Wednesday when he says it accelerated out of control in reverse.…
Ohio parks upgrades

Ohio state park facilities to be modernized

State officials are preparing to invest $88.5 million to upgrade and modernize trails, campgrounds and recreational facilities in Ohio's state parks over the next two years.…
In Court

Ex-Ohio cop freed in killing can stay free for now

A former Ohio police captain released after nearly 15 years in prison for his ex-wife's killing can remain free as the state's highest court considers whether to take on his case, the court ruled Wednesday.…
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Howland firefighters respond to house fire

Before assisting at a fatal house fire at Pegotty Drive N.E., Howland Township Firefighters put out flames at another house where a man was rescued by neighbors.…
Erika-Thomas

Erika Thomas

Erika Thomas is the primary weekday evening co-anchor for WKBN 27 First News.…
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West Branch edges Alliance

West Branch pitchers Jeff Vizzuso and Kip DeShields combined for a 4-hit victory for the Warriors.…
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Kress demolition

A historic building in downtown Youngstown, is about to go the way of the wrecking ball.…