In 2006, Ohio voters passed a “Smoke Free Act” by a 60 to 40 percent margin, banning smoking in most public places. But the law isn’t always followed.
Jon Schoenike, a lawyer and school board member, has been found.
Police said they arrested a 28-year-old man accused of beating a 57-year-old Warren man to death in his backyard.
Starting in the fall, seventh and eighth graders on the College Career Pathways will attend either East or Chaney High School.
A proposed bill in the Ohio House of Representatives would eliminate the state’s requirement to display a front license plate on all vehicles, but law enforcement agencies around the state are against the measure.
The National Weather Service issued an initial finding that the tornado was an EF-4 on the enhanced Fujita scale, the second most-powerful type of twister.
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A New Castle man was charged with assault after attacking elderly family members over a gardening dispute.
A Warren man pleaded not guilty Monday in Trumbull County Common Pleas court to several sex charges involving a mentally challenged man.
A man described by prosecutors as one of the area’s most prolific drug dealers and his accused hitman in four murders will be incarcerated until their case is finalized.
Many local farmers are carrying on years of tradition. Baker’s Golden Dairy in New Waterford is keeping the family name strong by finding its niche.
MOUNT VERNON, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio State Highway Patrol has charged a teen with drunken-driving and failure-to-control after he allegedly hit a police officer during a pursuit last weekend.
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FREEMANSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A military burial is scheduled Saturday in eastern Pennsylvania for a World War II soldier whose remains were recovered after more than 65 years.
The Express-Times reports (http://bit.ly/10ixKtR ) William Yawney was a 23-year-old… More »
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a 2-year-old boy drowned in a river in eastern Ohio after wandering away from his family’s cabin.
The autistic boy and his family are from Akron and were staying in a cabin… More »
EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Former heavyweight boxing champion Larry Holmes has won a legal round in a towing dispute at his eastern Pennsylvania restaurant.
Holmes sued in January, saying a neighbor was wrongfully towing cars from a shared… More »
CLEVELAND (AP) — City officials in Cleveland are asking residents for patience while the filming of a big-budget movie ties up traffic near downtown for the next several weeks.
The production of “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” will… More »
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The March of Dimes is spending $10 million in Ohio for collaborative research into the problem of babies being born prematurely.
The project will draw on the expertise of world-class hospitals in Columbus, Cleveland… More »
FAIRLESS HILLS, Pa. (AP) — Police say two suburban Philadelphia teenagers were arrested following an altercation after one of them tried to re-enter their high school prom.
It happened at the all-night Pennsbury High School prom on Saturday.… More »
CLEVELAND (AP) — State lawmakers may be considering a ban of controversial red-light cameras, but one of Ohio’s largest cities is planning to double the number they have in service.
Cleveland City Council approved a contract Monday with… More »
BELLEFONTAINE, Ohio (AP) — A woman who was drunk when she hit and killed a 15-year-old boy walking along a rural Ohio road last fall has been sentenced to prison for eight years.
Authorities say 49-year-old Cathy Humphries’… More »