Hickory's Nikki Arbanas

Hickory completes perfect regular season

The Hickory girls basketball team completed the program’s first-ever undefeated regular season with a 61-37 win over Grove City Thursday nig…

Researchers from the University of Washington's Burke Museum step around a fossilized mammoth tusk that was found earlier in the week in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Mammoth tusk found in Seattle

The landowner decided to donate the tusk to the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture at the University of Washington.

Green Bay's Alec Brown

YSU drops fourth straight

The YSU Men dropped a fourth straight game with 71-40 loss to Green Bay Thursday night at Beeghly Center.


ODOT plans bridge project over I-680

Funding already has been secured for a $3.4 million bridge rehabilitation project over Interstate 680 on the city’s West Side.

Mike Sciortino veterans award

Auditor awarded for helping veterans

The United Veterans Council of Mahoning County recognized Mahoning County Auditor Mike Sciortino and his office for speaking to veterans abo…


Roses to cost a bundle for holiday

If you have not picked up your bouquet of roses for your sweetie this Valentine’s Day, you may be paying more when you go to get them.

K-9 unit

Big Ben helps out K-9 units

Local police departments said K-9 officers are a valuable tool, but the cost to purchase and train one can be tens of thousands of dollars.

pothole repairs

Winter wreaks havoc with tires

Potholes, broken water lines and nearly constant snow plowing are just a few of the telltale signs of this year’s harsh winter.

Postage stamp increase

Postal Service hiring in Ohio

The U.S. Postal Service is currently accepting applications for a variety of positions in locations throughout Ohio.

The Army Careers office in Canterbury, south England, Thursday Feb. 13, 2014, one of the armed forces recruitment offices where suspected explosive devices have been found.  Bomb-disposal teams were dispatched and streets cordoned off earlier Thursday after what appeared to be small letter bombs were sent to several British Army recruitment offices in southern England.  The devices pose a low-level threat and are unlikely to cause significant harm or damage," according to Detective Superintendent Stan Gilmour of the Counter terrorism Unit. (AP Photo / Gareth Fuller, PA)

Bombs sent to Army recruitment offices

The British government said Thursday that crude but viable package bombs sent to seven British army recruitment offices appear to be the wor…

Burned trees, vehicles, and other debris lie strewn about following a gas line explosion in Knifley, Ky. on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014. The underground line in rural southern Kentucky exploded early Thursday, sending two people to the hospital and destroying two homes. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

Kentucky gas line explodes

The explosion happened about 2 a.m. in a hillside about 100 feet off the road and left a crater 60 feet wide, Adair County Emergency Managem…

solar energy

World’s largest solar plant opens

The $2.2 billion complex of three generating units, owned by NRG Energy Inc., Google Inc. and BrightSource Energy, can produce nearly 400 me…

Train Derailment

Train carrying oil derails in western Pa.

Spokesman Dan Stevens says 19 cars carrying heavy crude and two cars contained liquid propane derailed, and about 2,000 to 3,000 gallons of …