NFL helmet safety challenge kicks-off with symposium in Ohio

NFL helmet safety challenge kicks-off with symposium in Ohio

As part of the Helmet Challenge launched by the National Football League, league safety officials, scientists, engineers and helmet manufacturers are meeting in Ohio for a symposium on developing a safer helmet for league...

Man who illegally bought tiger rug gets 1 day in jail

Man who illegally bought tiger rug gets 1 day in jail

A New Jersey man who illegally bought a tiger skin rug years after being told it was a crime to do so has been sentenced to one day in jail.

County resists Pennsylvania’s push for new voting machines

County resists Pennsylvania’s push for new voting machines

A Pennsylvania county is signaling that it won’t go along with Gov. Tom Wolf’s insistence that counties buy new voting systems as a security measure in 2020’s election, when the state is expected to be a premier...

Police: Man accused in fatal shooting of 6-year-old arrested

Police: Man accused in fatal shooting of 6-year-old arrested

Police say a man accused in the death of a 6-year-old girl fatally shot when multiple rounds were fired into an Ohio home has been arrested on a warrant charging him with aggravated murder.

Pennsylvania lawmaker accused of driving under influence

Pennsylvania lawmaker accused of driving under influence

A Pennsylvania state lawmaker faces a charge of driving under the influence after being stopped two months ago in suburban Harrisburg.

Judge allows lawsuit seeking action on Lake Erie algae

Judge allows lawsuit seeking action on Lake Erie algae

A federal judge in Ohio says an environmental group pushing for mandatory regulations to prevent toxic algae blooms on Lake Erie can move forward with its lawsuit.

County to buy trauma kits for mass shootings, other violence

County to buy trauma kits for mass shootings, other violence

An Ohio county's commissioners have approved a $350,000 contract to purchase kits meant to help civilians handle injuries from mass shootings or other violent attacks.

Wife of minister convicted of sex charges enters plea deal

Wife of minister convicted of sex charges enters plea deal

The wife and stepdaughter of a former Ohio minister convicted of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl have pleaded guilty to witness tampering.

Report shows mixed results on Great Lakes lamprey control

Report shows mixed results on Great Lakes lamprey control

Officials say populations of fish-killing sea lamprey remain at near-historic lows in Lakes Michigan and Ontario but are above target levels in Lakes Huron, Superior and Erie.

High school senior dies after fall off cliff while hiking

High school senior dies after fall off cliff while hiking

A Pennsylvania high school student has been killed after he fell down a cliff while hiking at a state park in the Poconos.

Lawsuit: Staff ignored, ridiculed sick inmate before death

Lawsuit: Staff ignored, ridiculed sick inmate before death

The family of a sick inmate who died inside a rural Pennsylvania jail two years ago claims guards and medical professionals ignored and even ridiculed his distress but documented his agony.

Nonprofit program tops 1,000 adoptions from Ohio foster care

Nonprofit program tops 1,000 adoptions from Ohio foster care

A foundation named for one of America's highest profile adopted children says its signature program has topped 1,000 successful adoptions from foster care in Ohio since the program started in 2004.

Pennsylvania fire damages 3 homes, displaces 12 people

Pennsylvania fire damages 3 homes, displaces 12 people

Authorities say a house fire in a central Pennsylvania community spread to two other residences, displacing a dozen people but causing no injuries.

Authorities: Woman found dead stabbed numerous times

Authorities: Woman found dead stabbed numerous times

Authorities say a woman whose body was found on the side of a road in Ohio had been stabbed numerous times. 

Nonprofit program tops 1,000 adoptions from Ohio foster care

Nonprofit program tops 1,000 adoptions from Ohio foster care

A foundation named for one of America's highest profile adopted children says its signature program has topped 1,000 successful adoptions from foster care in Ohio since the program started in 2004.

Man in custody in fatal shooting of 11-year-old brother

Man in custody in fatal shooting of 11-year-old brother

Philadelphia police are questioning a 19-year-old man in the fatal shooting of his 11-year-old brother.

Pennsylvania schools struggling with bus driver shortage

Pennsylvania schools struggling with bus driver shortage

Pennsylvania school districts are struggling with a shortage of bus drivers.

Pennsylvania Turnpike to buy town's pool for lane widening

Pennsylvania Turnpike to buy town's pool for lane widening

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is about to be the proud owner of a swimming pool.

Tracks reopen after train cars derail in Pennsylvania

Tracks reopen after train cars derail in Pennsylvania

Railroad workers have reopened the tracks after nearly a dozen rail cars derailed in western Pennsylvania.

Girl, 14, charged in beating death of animal rescuer

Girl, 14, charged in beating death of animal rescuer

Authorities say a 14-year-old girl has been charged with murder in the beating death of a well-known animal rescuer in his Philadelphia home.

Jail time sought for man in death of girlfriend's dog

Jail time sought for man in death of girlfriend's dog

A Pennsylvania man has been convicted of felony aggravated cruelty to animals in the death of his girlfriend's Yorkshire terrier last year.

Police find woman fatally stabbed on side of road

Police find woman fatally stabbed on side of road

Police say a woman has been found fatally stabbed on the side of a road in Ohio.

Police: 16-year girl shot, injured while walking down street

Police: 16-year girl shot, injured while walking down street

Police say a 16-year-old girl has been shot and injured while walking down a street in Ohio's capital city with another person.

2 finalists announced for Ohio capital city police chief

2 finalists announced for Ohio capital city police chief

Ohio's capital city has announced the two finalists for its next police chief and set a date for a community forum to introduce them.

Remains of Ohio soldier who died in Korean War identified

Remains of Ohio soldier who died in Korean War identified

The remains of a soldier who died during the Korean War have been identified as an Ohio teenager.

Blinking lights to be added to some Amish buggies for safety

Blinking lights to be added to some Amish buggies for safety

A law enforcement official says he's persuaded the bishops of an Ohio Amish sect to install blinking lights on buggies to make them more visible to motorists.

Coin toss rule could determine village's tied mayoral race

Coin toss rule could determine village's tied mayoral race

A mayoral election in a small Ohio village could once again be decided by a coin toss.

Costume protest leads to postponement of basketball game

Costume protest leads to postponement of basketball game

A Pennsylvania college basketball game was postponed after a pre-game protest on the court by students objecting to Halloween costumes allegedly worn by several school athletes.

Ohio man dies in trench collapse in western Pennsylvania

Ohio man dies in trench collapse in western Pennsylvania

Authorities say an Ohio man was killed when a trench about 10 feet deep collapsed onto him as he was working on a sewer line in western Pennsylvania.

Priest convicted in Pittsburgh of abusing altar boy in 2001

Priest convicted in Pittsburgh of abusing altar boy in 2001

An 88-year-old Roman Catholic priest awaits sentencing after a judge in Pittsburgh convicted him of indecent assault and other charges involving a pre-teen boy.

Authorities: Wounded infant's dad used him as 'human shield'

One person dead following I-80 pileup

Cruze banner comes down at Lordstown plant

Mahoning County OVI Task Force announces multiple sobriety checkpoints this weekend

Former Liberty substitute teacher convicted in child porn case

New Castle man charged with Masury Circle K robbery

US budget deficit surges to $134.5 billion in October

US budget deficit surges to $134.5 billion in October

Facebook says it removed 3.2B fake accounts in 6 months

Youngstown Event Center holds ribbon cutting

Rescue: ‘Unicorn’ puppy doesn’t notice ‘tail’ growth on head

Several groups come together to feed dozens at Austintown Senior Center

WRTA starting Fixed Route bus service in city of Warren

Shorter giving season means donations needed for Salvation Army

Shorter giving season means donations needed for Salvation Army

Council agrees to reduce umber of battalion chiefs, plan to close north-side station criticized

YSU announces partnership with IBM

Presidential predictions at Regional Chamber Economic Forecast Breakfast

One person dead following I-80 pileup

Youngstown CityScape announces recipients of 2019 "Beautification Awards"

NFL helmet safety challenge kicks-off with symposium in Ohio

NFL helmet safety challenge kicks-off with symposium in Ohio

Man who illegally bought tiger rug gets 1 day in jail

County resists Pennsylvania’s push for new voting machines

Police: Man accused in fatal shooting of 6-year-old arrested

Pennsylvania lawmaker accused of driving under influence

Judge allows lawsuit seeking action on Lake Erie algae