U.S. Sen. Rob Portman visits City Machine Technologies in Youngstown

Portman pushes revamping worker training

The senator is focused on creating jobs and helping people get the training they need to fill more than 100,000 open positions throughout the state.…
Shepherd of the Valley makes Easter Baskets for kids at Children Services

Shepherd of the Valley helps fill baskets

Residents at Shepherd of the Valley in Boardman spent hours on Monday packing the baskets with candy and school supplies, with each basket going to Children Services of Mahoning County. …
Warren Fire Department

Six Warren firefighters laid off

The firefighters are employed under a federal SAFER grant and the city did not get funded in this round. …
High school stabbings, Murrysville Pennsylvania

Police: School stabber apparently behind threats

Detectives believe a boy charged with stabbing 21 other students and a security guard at his Pittsburgh-area high school threatened two students by phone before the attack.…
Ohio gay marriage faces some key court decisions in April

Judge to Ohio: Recognize out-of-state gay marriage

A federal judge on Monday ordered Ohio authorities to recognize the marriages of same-sex couples performed in other states, the latest court victory for gay rights supporters.…
Palm Sunday Around the World

Photos: Palm Sunday Around the World

Around the world, Christians are marking Palm Sunday which commemorates Jesus' entry into Jerusalem, when palm branches were strewn before him, before his crucifixion.…