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.
Update // Jon Schoenike, a lawyer and school board member, has been found.
Update // 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.
Panther Junior Laurin Elza hit a solo home run to lead Bristol to a 1-0 win over Maplewood in the Division IV District Semifinals.
Cheyenne Eggens struck out 17 batters in route to a 8-1 Mustang victory over Windham in the Division IV District Semifinals.
Mineral Ridge and Jackson-Milton will meet in the Division IV District Championship at Lisbon to be held Tuesday evening.
Hussain Al Khawahir, 33, was arrested May 11 by federal agents at the airport in Romulus, Mich., and charged with giving false statements to federal agents and possessing an altered passport.
Sen. Shannon Jones’ proposal would expand the types of discussions subject to the Ohio Open Meetings Act, part of the Ohio Sunshine Laws requiring government meetings or discussions about public business to be public.
The Legal Creative aims to provide legal, educational and business services to the local arts community.
The Wildcats doubled up Niles 6-3 on Monday to advance to face Mooney in the District Finals.
The Cardinals advance to face Struthers in the District Championship game on Wednesday.
The former Penguin Stanton has officially signed with the Calgary Stampeders.
Shaw, a second-team All-Missouri Valley Football Conference in 2012, had a tryout with the Pittsburgh Steelers earlier this month.