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.…
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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.…
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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.…
West mayor Tommy Muska, left, signs in before the start of the West Fertilizer Explosion and Fire public meeting, at the Southside community center, Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in West, Texas. The deadly explosion in West a year ago was preventable and resulted from unsafe storage practices by West Fertilizer Co., and government oversight, U.S. Chemical Safety Board leaders said earlier in the day.  (AP Photo/Waco Tribune Herald, Rod Aydelotte)

Feds: New laws, oversight needed after Texas blast

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board presented its preliminary findings about the blast in West, Texas, in front of a packed room of residents and town officials still rebuilding after the April 17, 2013, explosion leveled part of the tiny town and injured 200 people.…
In this April 10, 2014, file photo, massive flames engulf a tractor-trailer and a tour bus just after they collide on Interstate 5 near Orland, Calif. Authorities are releasing 911 calls made after a FedEx struck slammed into a tour bus carrying high school students last week, killing 10 people. The crash is under investigation by state and federal officials who are trying to determine why the truck driver careened across an Interstate-5 median and struck the bus, leaving no tire marks to suggest he tried to brake. (AP Photo/Jeremy Lockett, File)

FedEx sued over deadly California bus crash

The negligence suit that seeks $100 million in damages is the first filed in connection with the April 10 freeway crash in Orland, said A. King Aminpour, the attorney for the plaintiffs.…