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  • Fracking foes cringe as unions back drilling boom

    Fracking foes cringe as unions back drilling boom

    Sunday, April 20 2014 9:25 PM EDT2014-04-21 01:25:56 GMT
    PITTSBURGH (AP) - After early complaints that out-of-state firms got the most jobs, some local construction workers and union members in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia say they're now benefiting in a big way from the Marcellus and Utica Shale fracking boom.That vocal support from blue-collar workers complicates efforts by environmentalists to limit drilling.The Laborers' International Union, or LIUNA, says that construction work its members do on large pipeline jobs in Pennsylvania and ...More >>
    PITTSBURGH (AP) - After early complaints that out-of-state firms got the most jobs, some local construction workers and union members in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia say they're now benefiting in a big way from the Marcellus and Utica Shale fracking boom.That vocal support from blue-collar workers complicates efforts by environmentalists to limit drilling.The Laborers' International Union, or LIUNA, says that construction work its members do on large pipeline jobs in Pennsylvania and ...More >>
  • Ohio hog farms hit by disease that kills baby pigs

    Ohio hog farms hit by disease that kills baby pigs

    Sunday, April 20 2014 9:22 PM EDT2014-04-21 01:22:01 GMT
    TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - Hog farms in Ohio are reporting cases of a relatively new disease that kills newborn pigs.The state's agriculture department says it has recorded a couple hundred confirmed cases of the virus across Ohio.The disease first found a year ago causes baby pigs to become dehydrated and die.Severe strains of the virus can wipe out a farm's entire supply of baby pigs.The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently said the die-off has had a hand in shrinking the nation's pig herd by 3...More >>
    TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - Hog farms in Ohio are reporting cases of a relatively new disease that kills newborn pigs.The state's agriculture department says it has recorded a couple hundred confirmed cases of the virus across Ohio.The disease first found a year ago causes baby pigs to become dehydrated and die.Severe strains of the virus can wipe out a farm's entire supply of baby pigs.The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently said the die-off has had a hand in shrinking the nation's pig herd by 3...More >>
  • Gender gap under Ohio governor nearly $10 an hour

    Gender gap under Ohio governor nearly $10 an hour

    Sunday, April 20 2014 9:13 PM EDT2014-04-21 01:13:55 GMT
    DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - A newspaper investigation has found the average pay gap between men and women in the offices of four of Ohio's five elected statewide officials has grown to almost $10 an hour, as it's shrunk to under a dollar across the rest of state government.The Dayton Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/1jWcGS7 ) women working in Republican Gov. John Kasich's (KAY'-siks) office earn $9.81-an-hour less, on average, than men. That's the highest gender pay gap among statewide officeholders...More >>
    DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - A newspaper investigation has found the average pay gap between men and women in the offices of four of Ohio's five elected statewide officials has grown to almost $10 an hour, as it's shrunk to under a dollar across the rest of state government.The Dayton Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/1jWcGS7 ) women working in Republican Gov. John Kasich's (KAY'-siks) office earn $9.81-an-hour less, on average, than men. That's the highest gender pay gap among statewide officeholders...More >>
  • Ohio AG offers tips in wake of Heartbleed bug

    Ohio AG offers tips in wake of Heartbleed bug

    Sunday, April 20 2014 9:10 PM EDT2014-04-21 01:10:04 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The state's attorney general is offering tips for Ohioans to protect their personal information following a major breakdown in Internet security revealed earlier this month.The so-called "Heartbleed" security problem has put millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other personal information at risk.The extent of the damage caused by the breakdown is unknown. The security hole exists on a vast number of the Internet's Web servers and went undetected for more than t...More >>
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The state's attorney general is offering tips for Ohioans to protect their personal information following a major breakdown in Internet security revealed earlier this month.The so-called "Heartbleed" security problem has put millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other personal information at risk.The extent of the damage caused by the breakdown is unknown. The security hole exists on a vast number of the Internet's Web servers and went undetected for more than t...More >>
  • New rules for Ohio's county jails go into effect

    New rules for Ohio's county jails go into effect

    Sunday, April 20 2014 9:05 PM EDT2014-04-21 01:05:42 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - New rules for Ohio's county jails cover a variety of topics, including revised mental standards and emails.More >>
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - New rules for Ohio's county jails cover a variety of topics, including revised mental standards and emails.More >>
  • Documents detail another delayed GM recall

    Documents detail another delayed GM recall

    DETROIT (AP) - General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and more than 30,000 warranty repair claims, according to government documents released Saturday.The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the government's auto safety watchdog, also didn't seek a recall of the compact car from the 2004 through 2007 model years even though it opened an investigation more than two years ago and f...More >>
    DETROIT (AP) - General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and more than 30,000 warranty repair claims, according to government documents released Saturday.The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the government's auto safety watchdog, also didn't seek a recall of the compact car from the 2004 through 2007 model years even though it opened an investigation more than two years ago and f...More >>
  • One injured during skydiving in Mercer County

    One injured during skydiving in Mercer County

    GROVE CITY, Pa. One person was flown by medical helicopter from Skydive Pennsylvania in Mercer County after a rough landing.Emergency crews responded to the skydiving center at Grove City Airport around 6:50 p.m. Saturday evening.21 News is told the victim's parachute did open, but the man was injured during the landing.His condition is not known at this time.More >>
    GROVE CITY, Pa. One person was flown by medical helicopter from Skydive Pennsylvania in Mercer County after a rough landing.Emergency crews responded to the skydiving center at Grove City Airport around 6:50 p.m. Saturday evening.21 News is told the victim's parachute did open, but the man was injured during the landing.His condition is not known at this time.More >>
  • Motorists reminded of more Amish buggies on the roads

    Motorists reminded of more Amish buggies on the roads

    LISBON, Ohio - Orange barrels won't be the only thing motorists will have to watch for while traveling throughout Columbiana County.  Vehicles are often using the same lanes as Amish buggies and localMore >>
    LISBON, Ohio - Orange barrels won't be the only thing motorists will have to watch for while traveling throughout Columbiana County.More >>
  • Wild turkey season opening in Ohio

    Wild turkey season opening in Ohio

    Sunday, April 20 2014 8:59 AM EDT2014-04-20 12:59:44 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio's spring season for hunting wild turkeys opens Monday with youths allowed to begin hunting the popular game bird this weekend.The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says Ohio has had above-average hatch years that should result in many 2-year-old and 1-year-old male turkeys. The agency's Division of Wildlife anticipates about 70,000 licensed hunters aside from landowners hunting on their own property.The spring and youth turkey seasons are open statewide with the ...More >>
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio's spring season for hunting wild turkeys opens Monday with youths allowed to begin hunting the popular game bird this weekend.The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says Ohio has had above-average hatch years that should result in many 2-year-old and 1-year-old male turkeys. The agency's Division of Wildlife anticipates about 70,000 licensed hunters aside from landowners hunting on their own property.The spring and youth turkey seasons are open statewide with the ...More >>
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    Search for 2 missing Lake Erie boaters delayed

    Search for 2 missing Lake Erie boaters delayed

    PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) - A state agency says it had to postpone a planned search in western Lake Erie for two boaters who disappeared days ago with two others whose bodies have been recovered.More >>
    PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) - A state agency says it had to postpone a planned search in western Lake Erie for two boaters who disappeared days ago with two others whose bodies have been recovered.More >>
  • Themes for WaterFire Sharon announced

    Themes for WaterFire Sharon announced

    SHARON, Pa. - WaterFire Sharon will return this summer to the Shenango River. The three big events will have several themes.  The theme on July 19th will be "Elements", August 23rd's theme will be "Origins"More >>
    SHARON, Pa. - WaterFire Sharon will return this summer to the Shenango River. The three big events will have several themes.  The theme on July 19th will be "Elements", August 23rd's theme will be "Origins"More >>
  • Hundreds expected to help with clean up of Dave Grohl Alley

    Hundreds expected to help with clean up of Dave Grohl Alley

    WARREN, Ohio - Hundreds are expected to show up in Warren on Saturday to take part in clean-up effort, after a vandal was caught on camera damaging a tribute to a Warren-born musician.From noon until 4More >>
    WARREN, Ohio - Hundreds are expected to show up in Warren on Saturday to take part in a clean-up effort, after a vandal was caught on camera damaging a tribute to a Warren-born musician.More >>
  • Austintown restaurant employees robbed at gunpoint

    Austintown restaurant employees robbed at gunpoint

    AUSTINTOWN, Ohio - Three Austintown Burger King employees were allegedly held up in an armed robbery Thursday night. Police said two people dressed in black with black ski masks, forced their way in toMore >>
    AUSTINTOWN, Ohio - Three Austintown Burger King employees were allegedly held up in an armed robbery Thursday night. Police said two people dressed in black with black ski masks, forced their way in toMore >>
  • Youngstown man arrested for child porn

    Youngstown man arrested for child porn

    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - A man faces child pornography charges following an FBI investigation.  Authorities said Nickie Thomas Gray, Jr., 43, of Youngstown, allegedly received and distributed videos of childrenMore >>
    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - A man faces child pornography charges following an FBI investigation.  Authorities said Nickie Thomas Gray, Jr., 43, of Youngstown, allegedly received and distributed videos of childrenMore >>
  • Teen injured after stolen car crashes

    Teen injured after stolen car crashes

    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - A 16-year-old was flown to Akron Children's Hospital with serious injuries, after being trapped under a car during an early morning crash. It was just after 1:00 AM when YoungstownMore >>
    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - A 16-year-old was flown to Akron Children's Hospital with serious injuries, after being trapped under a car during an early morning crash. It was just after 1:00 AM when YoungstownMore >>
  • Ohio unemployment rate drops to 6.1 percent

    Ohio unemployment rate drops to 6.1 percent

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The state says Ohio's unemployment rate dropped in March to the lowest level in six years.The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services said Friday the seasonally adjusted rate in March was 6.1 percent, which was down from 6.5 percent in February. It's the state's lowest jobless rate since April 2008.The state's rate has dipped below the national rate, which was 6.7 percent in both February and March.The state says Ohio's nonfarm wage and salary employment increased 600...More >>
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The state says Ohio's unemployment rate dropped in March to the lowest level in six years.The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services said Friday the seasonally adjusted rate in March was 6.1 percent, which was down from 6.5 percent in February. It's the state's lowest jobless rate since April 2008.The state's rate has dipped below the national rate, which was 6.7 percent in both February and March.The state says Ohio's nonfarm wage and salary employment increased 600...More >>
  • Ohio sees record high heroin overdose deaths

    Ohio sees record high heroin overdose deaths

    Saturday, April 19 2014 9:21 PM EDT2014-04-20 01:21:20 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The state says a record number of Ohioans died from heroin-related overdoses in 2012 as it released the newest available figures for a problem that's been called an epidemic and public health crisis.The Department of Health says 680 people died of heroin overdoses in 2012, up from 426 deaths in 2011, a 60 percent increase.The heroin increase also drove the overall number of fatal drug overdoses to a new record of 1,272 deaths in 2012, up from 1,154 the previous year.The ...More >>
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The state says a record number of Ohioans died from heroin-related overdoses in 2012 as it released the newest available figures for a problem that's been called an epidemic and public health crisis.The Department of Health says 680 people died of heroin overdoses in 2012, up from 426 deaths in 2011, a 60 percent increase.The heroin increase also drove the overall number of fatal drug overdoses to a new record of 1,272 deaths in 2012, up from 1,154 the previous year.The ...More >>
  • Pa. unemployment rate drops to 6 percent in March

    Pa. unemployment rate drops to 6 percent in March

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Pennsylvania's jobless rate has continued its steady decline.The state Department of Labor and Industry says unemployment fell two-tenths of a percentage point to 6 percent in March. That's the lowest rate since October 2008.The national jobless rate was unchanged at 6.7 percent last month.The data released Friday indicates Pennsylvania's labor force - or the number of people working or searching for work - rose last month by 12,000.Overall, the number of unemployed res...More >>
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Pennsylvania's jobless rate has continued its steady decline.The state Department of Labor and Industry says unemployment fell two-tenths of a percentage point to 6 percent in March. That's the lowest rate since October 2008.The national jobless rate was unchanged at 6.7 percent last month.The data released Friday indicates Pennsylvania's labor force - or the number of people working or searching for work - rose last month by 12,000.Overall, the number of unemployed res...More >>
  • Another Pa. school stabbing victim is improving

    Another Pa. school stabbing victim is improving

    MURRYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) - A second critically-injured student from a mass stabbing at a Pittsburgh-area high school has been upgraded to fair condition.Forbes Regional Hospital in Monroeville said Friday that only one student there remains in critical condition and two are now in fair condition.Earlier Friday, another student was upgraded from critical to fair condition at UPMC Presbyterian hospital in Pittsburgh.The student, identified by family and friends as 17-year-old Jared Boger, appeared...More >>
    MURRYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) - A second critically-injured student from a mass stabbing at a Pittsburgh-area high school has been upgraded to fair condition.Forbes Regional Hospital in Monroeville said Friday that only one student there remains in critical condition and two are now in fair condition.Earlier Friday, another student was upgraded from critical to fair condition at UPMC Presbyterian hospital in Pittsburgh.The student, identified by family and friends as 17-year-old Jared Boger, appeared...More >>
  • Boardman man charged with child rape

    Boardman man charged with child rape

    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - A Boardman man has been indicted by the Mahoning County Grand Jury. Quincy Henderson, 35, was charged Thursday with 11 counts, including rape, gross sexual imposition, and child endangering. HendersonMore >>
    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - A Boardman man has been indicted by the Mahoning County Grand Jury. Quincy Henderson, 35, was charged Thursday with 11 counts, including rape, gross sexual imposition, and child endangering. HendersonMore >>
  • Trumbull County students experience effects of distracted driving first hand

    Trumbull County students experience effects of distracted driving first hand

    CHAMPION, Ohio - Students at the Trumbull Career and Technical Center experienced the effects of distracted driving first hand at the Act Out Loud rally hosted by the school.More >>
    CHAMPION, Ohio - Students at the Trumbull Career and Technical Center experienced the effects of distracted driving first hand at the Act Out Loud rally hosted by the school.More >>
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    Wellsville man sentenced for molesting child

    Wellsville man sentenced for molesting child

    LISBON, Ohio - A Wellsville man says he will appeal his conviction for molesting a 4-year old girl. After a two-day trial, a jury in Columbiana County convicted Brian Curran of gross sexual imposition.More >>
    LISBON, Ohio - A Wellsville man says he will appeal his conviction for molesting a 4-year old girl. After a two-day trial, a jury in Columbiana County convicted Brian Curran of gross sexual imposition.More >>
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    Black bear sightings reported in Hubbard

    Black bear sightings reported in Hubbard

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:55 PM EDT2014-04-18 01:55:19 GMT
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    HUBBARD, Ohio - Residents along a quiet Hubbard street found a surprise in their yard Wednesday night.More >>
    HUBBARD, Ohio - Residents along a quiet Hubbard street found a surprise in their yard Wednesday night.More >>
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    No jail for hit and run driver who injured Youngstown vigil participants

    No jail for hit and run driver who injured Youngstown vigil participants

    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - A 21-year-old Youngstown woman involved a hit and run crash will not go to prison. On Thursday, a judge placed Rochelle Taylor on probation for five years and ordered her to completeMore >>
    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - A 21-year-old Youngstown woman involved a hit and run crash will not go to prison. On Thursday, a judge placed Rochelle Taylor on probation for five years and ordered her to completeMore >>
  • Union drops pothole grievance

    Union drops pothole grievance

    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - A grievance, over the use of free labor to patch potholes in Mahoning County, has been dropped in the best interest of the public's health and safety. According to County Engineer PatMore >>
    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - A grievance, over the use of free labor to patch potholes in Mahoning County, has been dropped in the best interest of the public's health and safety. According to County Engineer PatMore >>
  • Dental work goes digital through 3D printing devices

    Dental work goes digital through 3D printing devices

    CANFIELD, Ohio - It often requires a dentist, to keep your pearly whites clean and healthy.  Evolving 3D printing devices are now playing a role in how the materials are made for dental work. AdditiveMore >>
     
    CANFIELD, Ohio - It often requires a dentist, to keep your pearly whites clean and healthy. 
    Evolving 3D printing devices are now playing a role in how the materials are made for dental work.










     
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  • Liberty police purchase new vehicles with forfeited money

    Liberty police purchase new vehicles with forfeited money

    Thursday, April 17 2014 5:45 PM EDT2014-04-17 21:45:14 GMT
    LIBERTY TWP., Ohio - Liberty police are putting money seized during drug busts back to use for the department by purchasing two new police cruisers.More >>
    LIBERTY TWP., Ohio - Liberty police are putting money seized during drug busts back to use for the department by purchasing two new police cruisers.More >>
  • Judge won't order recalled GM cars to be parked

    Thursday, April 17 2014 4:20 PM EDT2014-04-17 20:20:02 GMT
    DETROIT (AP) - A federal judge in Texas has denied an emergency motion that would have forced General Motors to tell owners of 2 million recalled cars to stop driving their vehicles until their ignitionMore >>
    DETROIT (AP) - A federal judge in Texas has denied an emergency motion that would have forced General Motors to tell owners of 2 million recalled cars to stop driving their vehicles until their ignitionMore >>
  • Boardman couple allegedly embezzled $77,000

    Boardman couple allegedly embezzled $77,000

    Thursday, April 17 2014 4:03 PM EDT2014-04-17 20:03:04 GMT
    PLAIN GROVE TOWNSHIP, Pa. - A Boardman Township man and his wife are accused of embezzling money from a Lawrence County business.More >>
    PLAIN GROVE TOWNSHIP, Pa. - A Boardman Township man and his wife are accused of embezzling money from a Lawrence County business.More >>
  • Ohio rule bans certain synthetic drug chemicals

    Ohio rule bans certain synthetic drug chemicals

    Thursday, April 17 2014 3:15 PM EDT2014-04-17 19:15:32 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The state says a new rule has gone into effect in Ohio that permanently bans two new chemicals abused as illegal synthetic drugs. The rule announcedMore >>
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The state says a new rule has gone into effect in Ohio that permanently bans two new chemicals abused as illegal synthetic drugs. The rule announcedMore >>
  • Warren home burns twice in one day

    Warren home burns twice in one day

    Thursday, April 17 2014 3:00 PM EDT2014-04-17 19:00:02 GMT
    WARREN, Ohio - Investigators are looking for the cause of house fire that broke out at a home on the 700 block of Union Street SW Thursday morning. When crews were first called to the home at 1:19More >>
    WARREN, Ohio - Investigators are looking for the cause of house fire that broke out at a home on the 700 block of Union Street SW Thursday morning. When crews were first called to the home at 1:19More >>
  • Judge hands down 116-year sentence for Warren and other robberies

    Judge hands down 116-year sentence for Warren and other robberies

    Thursday, April 17 2014 2:48 PM EDT2014-04-17 18:48:39 GMT
    DETROIT, Mich. - A man convicted of robbing a Warren business may spend the rest of his life in prison for that crime, and others as well. A federal judge in Michigan sentenced 29-year-old Timothy CarpenterMore >>
    DETROIT, Mich. - A man convicted of robbing a Warren business may spend the rest of his life in prison for that crime, and others as well. A federal judge in Michigan sentenced 29-year-old Timothy CarpenterMore >>
  • Reward offered for Salem arsonist

    Reward offered for Salem arsonist

    Thursday, April 17 2014 2:17 PM EDT2014-04-17 18:17:26 GMT
    SALEM, OHIO - Authorities are offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever torched a Salem home last month. The State Fire Marshal says a fire was intentionally setMore >>
    SALEM, OHIO - Authorities are offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever torched a Salem home last month. The State Fire Marshal says a fire was intentionally setMore >>
  • Beating at Austintown home hospitalizes one man

    Beating at Austintown home hospitalizes one man

    Thursday, April 17 2014 1:32 PM EDT2014-04-17 17:32:50 GMT
    AUSTINTOWN TOWNSHIP, Ohio - Austintown police are trying to find out more about an assault in the township that occurred Wednesday night. Police were called to a home on North Main Street near MapleMore >>
    AUSTINTOWN TOWNSHIP, Ohio - Austintown police are trying to find out more about an assault in the township that occurred Wednesday night. Police were called to a home on North Main Street near MapleMore >>
  • Man sentenced for shooting YSU student

    Man sentenced for shooting YSU student

    Thursday, April 17 2014 1:24 PM EDT2014-04-17 17:24:50 GMT
    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - A Pittsburgh man is going to prison for shooting a YSU student in February of last year.More >>
    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - A Pittsburgh man is going to prison for shooting a YSU student in February of last year.More >>
  • Liberty Township residents push for passage of roads levy

    Liberty Township residents push for passage of roads levy

    Thursday, April 17 2014 12:54 PM EDT2014-04-17 16:54:33 GMT
    LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, Ohio - While a lot of people may complain about pot holes in their community, one group of residents in Liberty Township is doing something about it.The group is working together to spreadMore >>
    LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, Ohio - While a lot of people may complain about pot holes in their community, one group of residents in Liberty Township is doing something about it.More >>
  • Mercer County man, 81, fed up with shopping attacks wife

    Mercer County man, 81, fed up with shopping attacks wife

    HERMITAGE, Pa. (AP) - State police have charged an 81-year-old man with choking his wife after becoming "fed up" that she was wandering through a Wal-Mart store.More >>
    HERMITAGE, Pa. (AP) - State police have charged an 81-year-old man with choking his wife after becoming "fed up" that she was wandering through a Wal-Mart store.More >>
  • Woman's body found in Ohio River near E. Liverpool

    Woman's body found in Ohio River near E. Liverpool

    CHESTER, W.Va. (AP) - Authorities in West Virginia are investigating a woman's body that was found in the Ohio River near East Liverpool, Ohio. Hancock County SheriffMore >>
    CHESTER, W.Va. (AP) - Authorities in West Virginia are investigating a woman's body that was found in the Ohio River near East Liverpool, Ohio. Hancock County SheriffMore >>
  • GM dealers update status of recalled cars

    GM dealers update status of recalled cars

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:43 PM EDT2014-04-17 00:43:46 GMT
    WARREN, Ohio- It might take longer than expected to completely fix all of the cars recalled due to faulty ignitions. General Motors says parts are beginning to arrive at dealerships and cars are beingMore >>
    WARREN, Ohio- It might take longer than expected to completely fix all of the cars recalled due to faulty ignitions. General Motors says parts are beginning to arrive at dealerships and cars are beingMore >>
  • Goshen Township asking for help to fix roads

    Goshen Township asking for help to fix roads

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:42 PM EDT2014-04-17 00:42:01 GMT
    OSHEN TWP., Ohio - The Damascus Fire Department, Goshen police, and township trustees are asking for help from the Mahoning County Engineer to fix what they say have become hazardous road conditions.More >>
    OSHEN TWP., Ohio - The Damascus Fire Department, Goshen police, and township trustees are asking for help from the Mahoning County Engineer to fix what they say have become hazardous road conditions.More >>
  • Warren church celebrating Easter with fireworks

    Warren church celebrating Easter with fireworks

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:36 PM EDT2014-04-17 00:36:29 GMT
    WARREN, Ohio - On Sunday, a congregation in Warren, will celebrate Easter in a way it has never done before.More >>
    WARREN, Ohio - On Sunday, a congregation in Warren, will celebrate Easter in a way it has never done before.More >>
  • Locally built car leads poll

    Locally built car leads poll

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:13 PM EDT2014-04-17 00:13:17 GMT
    LORDSTOWN, Ohio - The Lordstown built Chevrolet Cruze Diesel has set the pace for diesel powered cars in the United States.That's according to a survey taken by Diesel Driver magazine.More >>
    LORDSTOWN, Ohio - The Lordstown built Chevrolet Cruze Diesel has set the pace for diesel powered cars in the United States.That's according to a survey taken by Diesel Driver magazine.More >>
  • GM to ask bankruptcy court for lawsuit protection

    GM to ask bankruptcy court for lawsuit protection

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-04-16 23:04:55 GMT
    DETROIT (AP) - General Motors revealed in court filings late Tuesday that it will soon ask a federal bankruptcy judge to shield the company from legal claims for conduct that occurred before its 2009 bankruptcy. TheMore >>
    DETROIT (AP) - General Motors revealed in court filings late Tuesday that it will soon ask a federal bankruptcy judge to shield the company from legal claims for conduct that occurred before its 2009 bankruptcy. TheMore >>
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    New Castle woman sentenced for crash that killed police officer

    New Castle woman sentenced for crash that killed police officer

    NEW CASTLE, Pa. - A Lawrence County woman has been sentenced for leading police on a chase in New Castle that ended with the death of a police officer. 27-year old Kylee Barletto agreed to a plea bargain,More >>
    NEW CASTLE, Pa. - A Lawrence County woman has been sentenced for leading police on a chase in New Castle that ended with the death of a police officer. 27-year old Kylee Barletto agreed to a plea bargain,More >>
  • Watchdog Group: GM rejected safer ignition switch 13 years ago

    Watchdog Group: GM rejected safer ignition switch 13 years ago

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 2:42 PM EDT2014-04-16 18:42:31 GMT
    WASHINGTON - A national consumer watchdog group says that General Motors designed a safer ignition switch thirteen years ago for some of the 2.6 million small cars it is currently More >>
    WASHINGTON - A national consumer watchdog group says that General Motors designed a safer ignition switch thirteen years ago for some of the 2.6 million small cars it is currently recalling, but rejected the design.More >>
  • Youngstown mayor keeps city prosecutor

    Youngstown mayor keeps city prosecutor

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 1:55 PM EDT2014-04-16 17:55:51 GMT
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    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - Mayor John McNally announced on Wednesday that he will retain Dana Lantz as city prosecutor. Lantz had already been employed by the city for fourteen years when former mayor Chuck SammaroneMore >>
    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - Mayor John McNally announced on Wednesday that he will retain Dana Lantz as city prosecutor. Lantz had already been employed by the city for fourteen years when former mayor Chuck SammaroneMore >>
  • Neighbor tries to rescue Sharon man from burning home

    Neighbor tries to rescue Sharon man from burning home

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 1:24 PM EDT2014-04-16 17:24:00 GMT
    SHARON, Pa. - The Mercer County Coroner is investigating the death of a Sharon man found in his burning home Tuesday nightMore >>
    SHARON, Pa. - The Mercer County Coroner is investigating the death of a Sharon man found in his burning home Tuesday nightMore >>
  • Court to weigh challenge to ban on campaign lies

    Court to weigh challenge to ban on campaign lies

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:34 PM EDT2014-04-16 16:34:38 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Negative campaigning and mudslinging may be a fact of life in American politics, but can false accusations made in the heat of an election be punished as a crime?More >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Negative campaigning and mudslinging may be a fact of life in American politics, but can false accusations made in the heat of an election be punished as a crime?More >>
  • Classes resume at Pennsylvania stabbing school

    Classes resume at Pennsylvania stabbing school

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:23 PM EDT2014-04-16 16:23:13 GMT
    MURRYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) - Classes have resumed at a Pittsburgh-area high school one week after authorities say a student stabbed or slashed 21 others and a security guard while rampaging through a hallwayMore >>
    MURRYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) - Classes have resumed at a Pittsburgh-area high school one week after authorities say a student stabbed or slashed 21 others and a security guard while rampaging through a hallwayMore >>
  • Deep Freeze 2014 kills most Ohio peaches

    Deep Freeze 2014 kills most Ohio peaches

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:43 AM EDT2014-04-16 15:43:37 GMT
    CANFIELD, Ohio - This year's bitter cold temperatures have likely killed off most of Ohio's peach crops."Normally, this time of year if the fruit buds were there and alive you would see them start to swell,"More >>
    CANFIELD, Ohio - This year's bitter cold temperatures have likely killed off most of Ohio's peach crops.More >>
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    Warren boy beaten and robbed on bike trail

    Warren boy beaten and robbed on bike trail

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:31 AM EDT2014-04-16 13:31:13 GMT
    WARREN, Ohio - A Warren boy tells police, he was beaten and robbed of the clothes off his back, while walking on a bike trail in the city. Heather Long says her 14-year-old son was walking with friendsMore >>
    WARREN, Ohio - A Warren boy tells police, he was beaten and robbed of the clothes off his back, while walking on a bike trail in the city.More >>
  • Ohio governor airs 1st TV ad in his 2014 campaign

    Ohio governor airs 1st TV ad in his 2014 campaign

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:17 AM EDT2014-04-16 13:17:32 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio Gov. John Kasich has gone up early with the first television ad of his 2014 re-election campaign. The Republican governor released the commercialMore >>
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio Gov. John Kasich has gone up early with the first television ad of his 2014 re-election campaign. The Republican governor released the commercialMore >>
  • Ohio school board debates sexual orientation rule

    Ohio school board debates sexual orientation rule

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:11 AM EDT2014-04-16 13:11:06 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A proposal to protect Ohio school teachers from being fired on the basis of sexual orientation is dividing the state school board. Backers of the proposed policyMore >>
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A proposal to protect Ohio school teachers from being fired on the basis of sexual orientation is dividing the state school board. Backers of the proposed policyMore >>
  • Corbett signs 4 more child-abuse prevention bills

    Corbett signs 4 more child-abuse prevention bills

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:44 PM EDT2014-04-15 20:44:31 GMT
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Four more bills spurred by the Jerry Sandusky and Roman Catholic clergy child sexual abuse scandals are now law in Pennsylvania. Gov. Tom CorbettMore >>
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Four more bills spurred by the Jerry Sandusky and Roman Catholic clergy child sexual abuse scandals are now law in Pennsylvania. Gov. Tom CorbettMore >>
  • Man sent to prison for abducting two Warren women

    Man sent to prison for abducting two Warren women

    WARREN, Ohio - A Cincinnati man has been sentenced for kidnapping two Warren woman and raping one of them. 24-year-old Kevin Johns was sentenced to 28 years in prison, and designated as tier three sexMore >>
    WARREN, Ohio - A Cincinnati man has been sentenced for kidnapping two Warren woman and raping one of them. 24-year-old Kevin Johns was sentenced to 28 years in prison, and designated as tier three sexMore >>
  • New Lordstown made Chevy Cruze features wireless connectivity

    New Lordstown made Chevy Cruze features wireless connectivity

    NEW YORK - Chevrolet has unveiled the latest version of the Lordstown produced Cruze at the New York International Auto show. General Motors says that in addition to exterior revisions, the 2015 CruzeMore >>
    NEW YORK - Chevrolet has unveiled the latest version of the Lordstown produced Cruze at the New York International Auto show. General Motors says that in addition to exterior revisions, the 2015 CruzeMore >>
  • Damage estimated as high as $4-million from Reynolds Industrial fire

    Damage estimated as high as $4-million from Reynolds Industrial fire

    PYMATUNING TOWNSHIP, Pa. - We may never know what caused a major industrial fire at the Reynolds Industrial Park on Friday. More than fifty fire departments from Mercer and surrounding counties assistedMore >>
    PYMATUNING TOWNSHIP, Pa. - We may never know what caused a major industrial fire at the Reynolds Industrial Park on Friday. More than fifty fire departments from Mercer and surrounding counties assistedMore >>
  • Arson charges filed in Sharpsville senior citizen apartment fire

    Arson charges filed in Sharpsville senior citizen apartment fire

    SHARPSVILLE, Pa. - Authorities believe that a resident of a Sharpsville senior citizen high rise set a fire that forced residents out into the darkness earlier last month. State fire investigators tellMore >>
    SHARPSVILLE, Pa. - Authorities believe that a resident of a Sharpsville senior citizen high rise set a fire that forced residents out into the darkness earlier last month. State fire investigators tellMore >>
  • Three attorneys offered as Belinky's successors

    Three attorneys offered as Belinky's successors

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 3:53 PM EDT2014-04-15 19:53:28 GMT
    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - Ohio Governor John Kasich now has the names of three attorneys to consider as replacements for Mahoning County Probate Judge Mark Belinky who resigned amid a criminal investigation. TheMore >>
    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - Ohio Governor John Kasich now has the names of three attorneys to consider as replacements for Mahoning County Probate Judge Mark Belinky who resigned amid a criminal investigation. TheMore >>
  • Former Trumbull County special deputy charged

    Former Trumbull County special deputy charged

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 3:05 PM EDT2014-04-15 19:05:56 GMT
    WARREN, Ohio - A former Trumbull County special deputy has been secretly indicted on multiple counts of forgery and tampering with records. 51-year-old Gregory Oakes pleaded not guilty to the chargesMore >>
    WARREN, Ohio - A former Trumbull County special deputy has been secretly indicted on multiple counts of forgery and tampering with records. 51-year-old Gregory Oakes pleaded not guilty to the chargesMore >>
  • Former treasurer of Youngstown firefighters union resigns amid investigation

    Former treasurer of Youngstown firefighters union resigns amid investigation

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 2:23 PM EDT2014-04-15 18:23:53 GMT
    YOUNGSTOWN - Ohio - A Youngstown firefighter has resigned from the department amid an investigation into missing union funds. Sources tell 21 News that Destry Rush, former Treasurer of the YoungstownMore >>
    YOUNGSTOWN - Ohio - A Youngstown firefighter has resigned from the department amid an investigation into missing union funds. Sources tell 21 News that Destry Rush, former Treasurer of the YoungstownMore >>
  • Canfield Fair announces 2014 grandstand attractions

    Canfield Fair announces 2014 grandstand attractions

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 1:48 PM EDT2014-04-15 17:48:51 GMT
    CANFIELD, Ohio - Tickets go on sale June 9 for this year's Canfield fair grandstand shows. The 168th edition of the event features several grandstand shows including Reba McEntire on Sunday August 31stMore >>
    CANFIELD, Ohio - Tickets go on sale June 9 for this year's Canfield fair grandstand shows. The 168th edition of the event features several grandstand shows including Reba McEntire on Sunday August 31stMore >>
  • Shell to discuss possible shale gas plant

    Shell to discuss possible shale gas plant

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:17 PM EDT2014-04-15 16:17:02 GMT
    PITTSBURGH (AP) - Shell Chemical LP plans to hold meetings in western Pennsylvania to discuss the possibility of building a huge natural gas processing plant there. Two public meetingsMore >>
    PITTSBURGH (AP) - Shell Chemical LP plans to hold meetings in western Pennsylvania to discuss the possibility of building a huge natural gas processing plant there. Two public meetingsMore >>
  • Energy company proposes multi-million dollar plant in Lordstown

    Energy company proposes multi-million dollar plant in Lordstown

    LORDSTOWN, Ohio - A proposed multi-million dollar project, could bring jobs to The Valley along with an economic ripple effect, estimated to be in the billions.Lordstown residents packed a village meeting,More >>
    LORDSTOWN, Ohio - A proposed multi-million dollar project, could bring jobs to The Valley along with an economic ripple effect, estimated to be in the billions.More >>
  • 3rd person convicted in Youngstown dumping case

    3rd person convicted in Youngstown dumping case

    Monday, April 14 2014 9:55 PM EDT2014-04-15 01:55:33 GMT
    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - A third person has been convicted of dumping gas and oil drilling waste that seeped into a tributary of the Mahoning River. Forty-six-year-old Mark Goff of Newton Falls pleaded guiltyMore >>
    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - A third person has been convicted of dumping gas and oil drilling waste that seeped into a tributary of the Mahoning River. Forty-six-year-old Mark Goff of Newton Falls pleaded guiltyMore >>
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    ODNR finds "probable connection" between fracking and earthquakes

    ODNR finds "probable connection" between fracking and earthquakes

    Friday, April 11 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-04-11 22:20:20 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio Department of Natural Resources plans to issue a moratorium on drilling so-called "fracking" within a three mile radius of last month's earthquakes in Poland Township. StateMore >>
    COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio Department of Natural Resources plans to issue a moratorium on drilling so-called "fracking" within a three mile radius of last month's earthquakes in Poland Township.More >>
  • Judge allows Ohio fracking lawsuit to proceed

    Judge allows Ohio fracking lawsuit to proceed

    Thursday, April 10 2014 12:16 PM EDT2014-04-10 16:16:13 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A couple who sued to try to stop gas drilling around a state-owned lake in eastern Ohio won an early victory in court. A judge ruled that theMore >>
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A couple who sued to try to stop gas drilling around a state-owned lake in eastern Ohio won an early victory in court. A judge ruled that theMore >>
  • Energy firms want role in next phase of shale case

    Energy firms want role in next phase of shale case

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 7:46 PM EDT2014-04-08 23:46:25 GMT
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - The energy industry wants a Pennsylvania court to let it play a formal role in sorting out the loose ends after a landmark court decision on a new state law designed to modernizeMore >>
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - The energy industry wants a Pennsylvania court to let it play a formal role in sorting out the loose ends after a landmark court decision on a new state law designed to modernizeMore >>
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    New Castle native reaches ballet dreams, teaches local dancers

    New Castle native reaches ballet dreams, teaches local dancers

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 9:22 AM EDT2014-04-08 13:22:08 GMT
    CLEVELAND, Ohio - A New Castle native has succeeded in one of the most competitive professions. Photojournalist Bob Meluch and anchor Leslie Barrett met up with the Salt Lake City based ballerina whoMore >>
    CLEVELAND, Ohio - A New Castle native has succeeded in one of the most competitive professions. Photojournalist Bob Meluch and anchor Leslie Barrett met up with the Salt Lake City based ballerina whoMore >>
  • 100 of 153 mumps cases linked to Ohio State

    100 of 153 mumps cases linked to Ohio State

    Monday, April 7 2014 7:00 PM EDT2014-04-07 23:00:58 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Health officials tracking a mumps outbreak in central Ohio say 100 of the 153 confirmed cases have been linked to Ohio State University. Local health agencies in the area say thatMore >>
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Health officials tracking a mumps outbreak in central Ohio say 100 of the 153 confirmed cases have been linked to Ohio State University. Local health agencies in the area say thatMore >>
  • Phantoms will pay more to keep Covelli as home ice

    Phantoms will pay more to keep Covelli as home ice

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 9:53 PM EDT2014-04-02 01:53:59 GMT
    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - A deal is expected to be finalized that would keep the Youngstown Phantoms skating on Covelli Centre Ice. The amateur hockey team has been paying the centre $2,750 dollars per gameMore >>
    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - A deal is expected to be finalized that would keep the Youngstown Phantoms skating on Covelli Centre Ice. The amateur hockey team has been paying the centre $2,750 dollars per gameMore >>
  • Group lobbies United Airlines to start Youngstown flights

    Group lobbies United Airlines to start Youngstown flights

    Friday, March 28 2014 3:18 PM EDT2014-03-28 19:18:30 GMT
    VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio - A community support group is working to convince United Airlines to bring commercial air service to Youngstown.More >>
    VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio - A community support group is working to convince United Airlines to bring commercial air service to Youngstown.More >>
  • Third person accused of dumping drilling waste in Youngstown

    Third person accused of dumping drilling waste in Youngstown

    Thursday, March 27 2014 1:56 PM EDT2014-03-27 17:56:35 GMT
    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - Federal authorities have charged a third person for allegedly dumping gas and oil drilling waste that seeped into the Mahoning River. According to information filed in U.S. DistrictMore >>
    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - Federal authorities have charged a third person for allegedly dumping gas and oil drilling waste that seeped into the Mahoning River. According to information filed in U.S. DistrictMore >>
  • Sum raised by tax hike on Ohio drillers in dispute

    Sum raised by tax hike on Ohio drillers in dispute

    Monday, March 24 2014 12:34 PM EDT2014-03-24 16:34:20 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The administration of Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) is differing with legislative budget analysts on how much a proposed tax hike on big oil-and-gas drillers willMore >>
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The administration of Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) is differing with legislative budget analysts on how much a proposed tax hike on big oil-and-gas drillers willMore >>
  • Alleged drilling waste dumper to change plea

    Alleged drilling waste dumper to change plea

    Tuesday, March 18 2014 5:12 PM EDT2014-03-18 21:12:05 GMT
    CLEVELAND, Ohio - The former owner of a Youngstown business who earlier pleaded not guilty to violating clean water regulations is expected to change his plea. Ben Lupo was to stand trial April 8More >>
    CLEVELAND, Ohio - The former owner of a Youngstown business who earlier pleaded not guilty to violating clean water regulations is expected to change his plea. Ben Lupo was to stand trial April 8More >>
  • Corbett defends natural gas policy at paper visit

    Corbett defends natural gas policy at paper visit

    Saturday, March 15 2014 8:18 PM EDT2014-03-16 00:18:43 GMT
    WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) - Gov. Tom Corbett is defending his opposition to an extraction tax on natural gas, telling a newspaper that higher costs could drive away the industry. The first-term RepublicanMore >>
    WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) - Gov. Tom Corbett is defending his opposition to an extraction tax on natural gas, telling a newspaper that higher costs could drive away the industry. The first-term RepublicanMore >>
  • Former Trumbull County judge laid to rest

    Former Trumbull County judge laid to rest

    WARREN, Ohio - Friends, family and colleagues pay their final respects to a former Trumbull County judge. Lynn Griffith Jr. was laid to rest Friday following a funeral service at the First PresbyterianMore >>
    WARREN, Ohio - Friends, family and colleagues pay their final respects to a former Trumbull County judge.More >>
  • New information on GM ignition recall

    New information on GM ignition recall

    DETROIT, Michigan - There is new information tonight on General Motors' recall of one point six million older small cars because of faulty ignitions. General Motors is characterizing as purely speculationMore >>
    DETROIT, Michigan - There is new information tonight on General Motors' recall of one point six million older small cars because of faulty ignitions. General Motors is characterizing as purely speculationMore >>
  • High winds produce scattered Ohio power outages

    High winds produce scattered Ohio power outages

    Friday, March 14 2014 6:30 PM EDT2014-03-14 22:30:46 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Strong winds are causing power outages in parts of the state including more than 6,000 customers without electricity in southwest Ohio. Mansfield recorded a gust of wind toppingMore >>
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Strong winds are causing power outages in parts of the state including more than 6,000 customers without electricity in southwest Ohio. Mansfield recorded a gust of wind toppingMore >>
  • Graco adds more than 403,000 child seats to recall

    Graco adds more than 403,000 child seats to recall

    Thursday, March 13 2014 1:36 PM EDT2014-03-13 17:36:59 GMT
    DETROIT (AP) - Graco Children's Products has added more than 403,000 child seats to last month's recall of 3.8 million to replace faulty harness buckles. But the added seats won't end a dispute with theMore >>
    DETROIT (AP) - Graco Children's Products has added more than 403,000 child seats to last month's recall of 3.8 million to replace faulty harness buckles. But the added seats won't end a dispute with theMore >>
  • ODNR sends inspectors to examine earthquake site

    ODNR sends inspectors to examine earthquake site

    Wednesday, March 12 2014 10:21 PM EDT2014-03-13 02:21:29 GMT
    POLAND TWP., Ohio - The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has sent oil and gas inspectors to Poland Township, where five earthquakes were recorded this week. "Our division of oil and gas has inspectorsMore >>
    POLAND TWP., Ohio - The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has sent oil and gas inspectors to Poland Township, where five earthquakes were recorded this week.More >>
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    Four earthquakes ripple through Valley Monday

    Four earthquakes ripple through Valley Monday

    Tuesday, March 11 2014 9:51 AM EDT2014-03-11 13:51:25 GMT
    POLAND TWP., Ohio - A 3.0 magnitude earthquake was strong enough to wake up some homeowners in Poland Township early Monday morning. The USGS National Earthquake Information Center reports the first quakeMore >>
    POLAND TWP., Ohio - Four earthquakes shook parts of the valley Monday morning. All of the tremors were centered in Poland Township.More >>
  • Heating bills going up for some Columbiana County homeowners

    Heating bills going up for some Columbiana County homeowners

    Thursday, March 6 2014 1:40 PM EST2014-03-06 18:40:34 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Higher natural gas prices and a colder than normal winter will result in an increase in the bills of most Columbia Gas of Ohio residential customers participating in the budget paymentMore >>
    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Higher natural gas prices and a colder than normal winter will result in an increase in the bills of most Columbia Gas of Ohio residential customers participating in the budget paymentMore >>
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    $70-million dollar Lordstown project dependent on local gas and oil drilling

    $70-million dollar Lordstown project dependent on local gas and oil drilling

    Wednesday, March 5 2014 9:37 PM EST2014-03-06 02:37:48 GMT
    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - An energy company is taking a wait and see attitude towards drilling more gas and oil wells in the Valley. A spokesperson for Halcon Resources tells 21 news that the company currentlyMore >>
    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - An energy company is taking a wait and see attitude towards drilling more gas and oil wells in the Valley. A spokesperson for Halcon Resources tells 21 news that the company currentlyMore >>
  • Pulaski Township supervisors approve more well permits

    Pulaski Township supervisors approve more well permits

    PULASKI TOWNSHIP, Pa. - As fracking continues in Pulaski Township, supervisors approved permits for thirteen more horizontal wells Wednesday night.More >>
    PULASKI TOWNSHIP, Pa. - As fracking continues in Pulaski Township, supervisors approved permits for thirteen more horizontal wells Wednesday night.More >>
  • Major eastern Ohio gas driller sees production doubling

    Major eastern Ohio gas driller sees production doubling

    Thursday, February 27 2014 9:24 AM EST2014-02-27 14:24:51 GMT
    OKLAHOMA CITY - The most active driller of natural gas wells in the Utica Shale region of eastern Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia expects to double production by the end of the year. In its fourthMore >>
    OKLAHOMA CITY - The most active driller of natural gas wells in the Utica Shale region of eastern Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia expects to double production by the end of the year. In its fourthMore >>
  • Oil & gas severance tax could pass in March

    Oil & gas severance tax could pass in March

    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - On the heels of the Governor Kasich's state of the state address, local legislators are disappointed that John Kasich did not mention the severance tax.More >>
    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - On the heels of the Governor Kasich's state of the state address, local legislators are disappointed that John Kasich did not mention the severance tax.More >>
  • Harding Elementary celebrates Black History Month

    Harding Elementary celebrates Black History Month

    WARREN, Ohio - Harding Elementary School in Youngstown hosted a program in honor of Black History Month.More >>
    WARREN, Ohio - Harding Elementary School in Youngstown hosted a program in honor of Black History Month.More >>
  • Ohio plan: Counter 'eco-left' drilling opposition

    Ohio plan: Counter 'eco-left' drilling opposition

    Friday, February 14 2014 10:00 PM EST2014-02-15 03:00:25 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A strategic plan drafted by Ohio regulators in 2012 laid out plans to counter environmental groups and lawmakers opposed to drilling in state parks and forests and looked to generateMore >>
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A strategic plan drafted by Ohio regulators in 2012 laid out plans to counter environmental groups and lawmakers opposed to drilling in state parks and forests and looked to generateMore >>
  • Workers hope to cap burning SW Pa. gas well

    Workers hope to cap burning SW Pa. gas well

    Friday, February 14 2014 8:04 PM EST2014-02-15 01:04:19 GMT
    DILLINER, Pa. (AP) - State environmental officials are hopeful that expert firefighters brought in by Chevron will be able to cap a Marcellus Shale natural gas well that burst into flames in southwesternMore >>
    DILLINER, Pa. (AP) - State environmental officials are hopeful that expert firefighters brought in by Chevron will be able to cap a Marcellus Shale natural gas well that burst into flames in southwesternMore >>
  • Chevron Marcellus Shale well still burning in Pa.

    Chevron Marcellus Shale well still burning in Pa.

    Wednesday, February 12 2014 10:21 AM EST2014-02-12 15:21:48 GMT
    DILLINER, Pa. (AP) - State environmental officials and expert firefighters brought in by Chevron have been continuing to monitor a burning Marcellus Shale natural gas well in southwesternMore >>
    DILLINER, Pa. (AP) - State environmental officials and expert firefighters brought in by Chevron have been continuing to monitor a burning Marcellus Shale natural gas well in southwesternMore >>
  • Trial date set in D&L dumping case

    Trial date set in D&L dumping case

    CLEVELAND, Ohio - A trial date has been set for the former owner of a Youngstown business accused of violating clean water regulations. Ben Lupo will stand trial April 8 in federal court in Cleveland. LupoMore >>
    CLEVELAND, Ohio - A trial date has been set for the former owner of a Youngstown business accused of violating clean water regulations.More >>
  • Corbett to OK gas extraction from under state land

    Corbett to OK gas extraction from under state land

    Tuesday, February 4 2014 5:38 PM EST2014-02-04 22:38:06 GMT
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Gov. Tom Corbett plans to issue a new executive order that would allow natural gas to be extracted from below state parks and forests only when exploration companies drill on adjacent,More >>
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Gov. Tom Corbett plans to issue a new executive order that would allow natural gas to be extracted from below state parks and forests only when exploration companies drill on adjacent,More >>
  • Shale boom brings record Columbiana County budget carry over

    Shale boom brings record Columbiana County budget carry over

    LISBON, Ohio - There were smiles around the table as the Columbiana County Budget Commission certified a budget carry-over of nearly $2.5-million.More >>
    LISBON, Ohio - There were smiles around the table as the Columbiana County Budget Commission certified a budget carry-over of nearly $2.5-million.More >>
  • Retired boxer Kelly Pavlik to enter plea in theft case

    Retired boxer Kelly Pavlik to enter plea in theft case

    Monday, February 3 2014 2:33 PM EST2014-02-03 19:33:43 GMT
    CANFIELD, Ohio - Former middleweight boxing champion Kelly Pavlik is expected to enter into a plea agreement when he returns to the same court room in which he collapsed last week. According to onlineMore >>
    CANFIELD, Ohio - Former middleweight boxing champion Kelly Pavlik is expected to enter into a plea agreement when he returns to the same court room in which he collapsed last week. According to onlineMore >>
  • New charter school curriculum will be built around oil and gas exploration

    New charter school curriculum will be built around oil and gas exploration

    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A new charter school being planned for the Valley hopes to meet the growing need for education in the area of oil and natural gas exploration. Southern Local schools superintendentMore >>
    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A new charter school being planned for the Valley hopes to meet the growing need for education in the area of oil and natural gas exploration. Southern Local schools superintendentMore >>
  • Poll: majority in Pa. support gas drilling

    Poll: majority in Pa. support gas drilling

    Thursday, January 30 2014 6:19 PM EST2014-01-30 23:19:22 GMT
    PITTSBURGH (AP) - A new poll shows that a significant majority of people in Pennsylvania support the boom in Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling, but many also have concerns about environmental impacts. TheMore >>
    PITTSBURGH (AP) - A new poll shows that a significant majority of people in Pennsylvania support the boom in Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling, but many also have concerns about environmental impacts. TheMore >>
  • Brookfield Township residents voice concerns over proposed injection well

    Brookfield Township residents voice concerns over proposed injection well

    BROOKFIELD, Ohio - A Trumbull County oil and gas company is seeking state approval, to drill and operate an injection well in Brookfield Township.Brookfield Trustees invited American Energy - a CortlandMore >>
    BROOKFIELD, Ohio - A Trumbull County oil and gas company is seeking state approval, to drill and operate an injection well in Brookfield Township.More >>
  • Controversy shuts down educational program with Ohio’s oil and gas industry

    Controversy shuts down educational program with Ohio’s oil and gas industry

    Sunday, January 12 2014 9:23 PM EST2014-01-13 02:23:13 GMT
    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - A recent collaboration between Cleveland-based Radio Disney and Ohio's oil and gas industry has been cut short by a backlash from environmental groups. The idea behind Rocking in OhioMore >>
    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - A recent collaboration between Cleveland-based Radio Disney and Ohio's oil and gas industry has been cut short by a backlash from environmental groups. The idea behind Rocking in OhioMore >>
  • Mahoning County Commissioners begin hearings on proposed sales tax increase

    Mahoning County Commissioners begin hearings on proposed sales tax increase

    Sunday, January 12 2014 8:52 PM EST2014-01-13 01:52:05 GMT
    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - Mahoning County Commissioners will hold a hearing on Monday morning on the proposed sales tax increase that will appear on the May ballot. Commissioners are asking for a quarter percentMore >>
    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - Mahoning County Commissioners will hold a hearing on Monday morning on the proposed sales tax increase that will appear on the May ballot. Commissioners are asking for a quarter percentMore >>
  • Brides-to-be see the latest trends at the Covelli Centre

    Brides-to-be see the latest trends at the Covelli Centre

    Sunday, January 12 2014 7:48 PM EST2014-01-13 00:48:54 GMT
    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - Soon-to-be brides flooded the Covelli Centre Sunday afternoon gathering ideas for their big day. Vendors from across the Valley filled the Covelli Centre dishing out advice and newMore >>
    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - Soon-to-be brides flooded the Covelli Centre Sunday afternoon gathering ideas for their big day. Vendors from across the Valley filled the Covelli Centre dishing out advice and newMore >>
  • Columbiana County pipeline project would bring hundreds of jobs

    Columbiana County pipeline project would bring hundreds of jobs

    WASHINGTON, DC - A nearly half billion dollar project to boost the valley's Shale Boom could bring 480 jobs to Columbiana County.More >>
    WASHINGTON, DC - A nearly half billion dollar project to boost the valley's Shale Boom could bring 480 jobs to Columbiana County.More >>
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    The Scrappers host “POPS at the Ballpark” featuring the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra

    The Scrappers host “POPS at the Ballpark” featuring the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 2:04 PM EDT2014-04-15 18:04:57 GMT
    NILES, Ohio – The Mahoning Valley Scrappers and the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra are excited to host one of the Valley's premiere summer events, POPS at the Ballpark,More >>
    NILES, Ohio – The Mahoning Valley Scrappers and the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra are excited to host one of the Valley's premiere summer events, POPS at the Ballpark, presented by Stanley E. Shearer with Northwestern Mutual and 21 WFMJ on Saturday, August 23, 2014 at Eastwood Field.More >>
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    GM boosting China production capacity to 5 million

    Sunday, April 20 2014 10:52 AM EDT2014-04-20 14:52:53 GMT
    Sales of GM-brand vehicles in China should reach 5 million next year, and Cadillac sales will double to 100,000, the president of General Motors said Sunday.More >>
    The president of General Motors said Sunday that the company and local partners are boosting production capacity for GM-brand vehicles in China to 5 million.More >>
  • Ohio couple married 70 years die 15 hours apart

    Ohio couple married 70 years die 15 hours apart

    Sunday, April 20 2014 9:03 AM EDT2014-04-20 13:03:14 GMT
    NASHPORT, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart.Helen Felumlee (FEHL'-uhm-lee) of Nashport in central Ohio died April 12. She was 92. Her husband, 91-year-old Kenneth Felumlee, died April 13.The couple's children say the two met as teenagers and had been inseparable since then.The Zanesville Times Recorder reports (http://ohne.ws/1in7erG) that the pair married Feb. 20, 1944, and raised eight children.Their...More >>
    NASHPORT, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart.Helen Felumlee (FEHL'-uhm-lee) of Nashport in central Ohio died April 12. She was 92. Her husband, 91-year-old Kenneth Felumlee, died April 13.The couple's children say the two met as teenagers and had been inseparable since then.The Zanesville Times Recorder reports (http://ohne.ws/1in7erG) that the pair married Feb. 20, 1944, and raised eight children.Their...More >>
  • Easter Bunny train sparks New Jersey brush fires

    Easter Bunny train sparks New Jersey brush fires

    Sunday, April 20 2014 8:31 AM EDT2014-04-20 12:31:46 GMT
    POHATCONG TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - A train carrying the Easter Bunny in northwestern New Jersey has ignited several small brush fires.The Express-Times newspaper in Easton, Pennsylvania, reports the fires occurred Saturday in Pohatcong Township and Phillipsburg. No major property damage is reported. A firefighter from the New Jersey state forest fire service fell and dislocated his hip.Huntington Volunteer Fire Company Chief Peter Pursell tells the newspaper the diesel en...More >>
    POHATCONG TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - A train carrying the Easter Bunny in northwestern New Jersey has ignited several small brush fires.The Express-Times newspaper in Easton, Pennsylvania, reports the fires occurred Saturday in Pohatcong Township and Phillipsburg. No major property damage is reported. A firefighter from the New Jersey state forest fire service fell and dislocated his hip.Huntington Volunteer Fire Company Chief Peter Pursell tells the newspaper the diesel en...More >>
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