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.…
Fire on Westover Drive in Howland Township

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.…
demolition

Kress demolition

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

Health agencies try to counter Ohio mumps outbreak

More than 260 cases of the contagious viral illness are confirmed, making it the largest mumps outbreak in Ohio in years, said Brian Fowler, the chief of vaccine-preventable disease epidemiology at the Ohio Department of Health.…
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Woman allegedly sold heroin from hospital bed

Greensburg police say an undercover informant bought $90 worth of heroin Friday from the woman, who was being treated for an undisclosed ailment at the hospital. …
The Eli Lilly warehouse is seen in Enfield, Conn., in this Tuesday, March 16, 2010, file photo. Three Florida men who federal authorities say stole about $80 million in prescription drugs from the Eli Lilly warehouse in Connecticut have been charged with conspiracy and theft, the U.S. attorney's office announced Tuesday, April 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Journal Inquirer, Leslloyd F. Alleyne, File)

3 more charged in $80 million heist in Connecticut

The 2010 theft from the warehouse in Enfield, believed to be the largest theft in the state's history, included thousands of boxes of Zyprexa, Cymbalta, Prozac, Gemzar and other drugs, authorities say.…