'It's essential that we're prepared,' TCESC, Niles Police conduct active shooter drill
The routine procedure had a deeper meaning Monday as news about the school shooting in Nashville started to unfold. Employees at TCESC told 21 News these drills are a reminder of the scary norms we face throughout our nation.
Pennsylvania judge dismisses latest GOP mail ballot lawsuit
A Pennsylvania judge is dismissing a lawsuit filed by the Republican National Committee that had sought to prevent counties from helping voters ensure their ballots count by fixing minor, technical errors on mail-in ballot envelopes.
4th open house brings answers to soil testing in East Palestine
The EPA told 21 News they've primarily heard questions on the soil sampling they've been conducting for about a week now. They said within that sampling they're testing for dioxins, something the public's been asking for weeks.
Concerns grow over Mill Creek controlled deer hunting program
"No survey method is 100%, but the surveyor himself gave 85% confidence with the deer population survey," Durico added. The park also conducted trail camera surveys in select locations and that data also shows high numbers.
Ex-GOP Ohio speaker, lobbyist guilty in $60M bribery scheme
Ex-Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder and former state Republican chair Matt Borges have been convicted in a $60 million bribery scheme that federal prosecutors have called the largest corruption case in state history.
Householder's claims questioned as corruption testimony ends
Prosecutors have used the former Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder’s own speeches, photographs and conversations against him as they seek to unravel the Republican’s denials of key elements of the secretly funded $60 million racketeering scheme they allege he carried out on behalf of FirstEnergy Corp. Householder and co-defendant Matt Borges rested their cases in the pair's corruption trial in U.S. District Court Thursday, as did the government.
Lawrence Co. roundtable on E. Palestine train derailment concerns
"We wanted to hear from them what their greatest concerns were, and it really did come down to us still not knowing what we should be concerned about," explained Congressman Kelly. "We don't really know we don't trust what we're being told."
E. Palestine community forum welcomes 'outside' legal, health experts
"We're at war with corporate greed, with the politicians that have this money lined in their pocket," explained Jamie Cozza, Community Organizer with River Valley Organizing. "We're here for one issue and that's to make our town safe."
Local representatives introduce resolution to bolster railroad regulations
Representatives, Monica Robb Blasdel and Lauren McNally have joint sponsored the resolution, with Robb Blasdel telling 21 News the resolution has many co-sponsors including local state representative, Al Cutrona.
Local Rep. McNally co-hosts roundtable discussion on East Palestine train derailment
Representatives from the United States Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Ohio Environmental Council, American Cancer Society and the Ohio Association of Professional Fire Fighters were in attendance as well.
Ohio Governor calls on Congress to examine railroad regulations after East Palestine derailment
During a Tuesday afternoon press conference in Columbus, Governor DeWine revealed that he had learned that the railroad was not required to notify residents of the hazardous chemicals being transported in some of the rail cars.