SHOOTING

No charges in fatal shooting of Ohio boy, 8

A prosecutor's spokeswoman says no charges will be filed in the fatal shooting of an 8-year-old Cincinnati boy who police say was killed while one of his brothers was playing with a loaded gun he thought was a BB gun.…
Exotic animal

Ohio’s exotic animal law survives federal lawsuit

A federal appeals court upheld Ohio's restrictions on exotic animals on Tuesday, rejecting a challenge by owners who had claimed the law was too stringent and forced them to join organizations they disagree with.…
Tornado Siren

Test sirens to sound Wednesday

Spring is just 15 days away, and local emergency management agencies will take the first steps Wednesday in preparing for the season’s severe weather. …
Comcast

Comcast extends cheap Web access amid deal review

Comcast says it will continue to offer low-cost broadband Internet connections to low-income families beyond the three-year commitment it made when it bought NBCUniversal.…
GM

Overtime work

While car sales may be slow, workers at GM Lordstown are enjoying the benefits of working overtime. …
Fat Tuesday

Fat Tuesday

Many local businesses and community groups are doing their part to help celebrate Fat Tuesday.…
Union vote

Union vote

We're following an important vote for a group of local union workers.…
Chevy Cruze

GM increases production

The General Motors plant in Lordstown is increasing production of the Chevrolet Cruze. …
Cocaine-Arrest

Calif. man gets prison for flying cocaine to Pa.

A man who helped fly cocaine from California to Pittsburgh will spend 20 years in federal prison in a scheme that unraveled when he lost track of a carry-on bag containing more than 40 pounds of the drug.…
Wellsville boys basketball

Wellsville bows out at Districts

Wellsville's season came to an end following a 74-47 loss to St. Thomas Aquinas Monday night at Struthers Fieldhouse.…
This Wednesday, July 11, 2007 file photo shows Michael and Sharen Gravelle walking through downtown Norwalk, Ohio. Attorneys for 11 adopted and foster children forced to sleep in cages by their adoptive parents in northern Ohio have reached a $2 million settlement. Their adoptive parents, the Gravelles, spent two years in prison for abusing some of the children. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

$2 million settlement reached in caged kids case

The agreement, which still needs a judge's approval, likely will bring a close to the series of lawsuits and financial settlements that came after the children were taken out of the home in 2005.…