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Suburban district surpasses Youngstown schools in enrollment

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 12:35pm
A city school system that was once among northeast Ohio's largest has been surpassed in enrollment by a suburban district.
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Federal OSHA officials say Ohio workplace fatalities rising

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 12:27pm
Federal officials say workplace fatalities have been rising in Ohio and that lack of attention to safe work practices and training and the existence of younger and newer manufacturing and construction workforces have...
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Plans for major new Wyoming mine buck pessimism about coal

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 12:07pm
Coal's plunging fortunes and notoriety as the fuel blamed most for global warming aren't discouraging one company from planning Wyoming's first major coal mine in 40 years.
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Ohio county hit by cyber scammers

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 12:07pm
Several agencies in a southwest Ohio county have been targeted by cyber scammers who lock people out of their computers' files and demand a ransom.
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Judge suspended on charge of failure to pay income taxes

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 12:07pm
A central Pennsylvania district judge reinstated following a suspension for dismissing her own parking tickets has been suspended again for what authorities allege was failure to pay income taxes.
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Pay-to-play law not on Harrisburg's radar after scandal

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 11:35am
Many in scandal-hardened Harrisburg were surprised by the second "pay-to-play" scandal in as many years.
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Ohio patrol uses electronic tickets to cut errors, save time

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 11:15am
Drivers stopped by Ohio troopers these days are getting printed tickets instead of hand-scribbled carbon copies as the State Highway Patrol expands its use of an electronic citation system.
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Woman pleads in murder-for-hire plot against witnesses

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 11:07am
A woman has pleaded guilty in a murder-for-hire plot that prosecutors said targeted witnesses against her husband in a shooting death at an eastern Pennsylvania social club.
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Targeted patrols help reduce traffic fatalities in 2014

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 10:59am
The West Virginia State Police is crediting targeted patrols with helping to reduce traffic fatalities during 2014.
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Neighbors Invited to Clear the Air on Fracking This Weekend at WJU

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 10:17am
Fracking under the Ohio River has become a hot button issue that is causing concern for many across the Ohio Valley.
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Air Force base in Ohio replacing taxiway section at airfield

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 10:15am
The state's largest military base could spend up to an estimated $10 million to replace a section of taxiway in front of the main air traffic control tower on the southwestern Ohio base.
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Sentencing set for Ohio convicted of civil rights charges

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 10:03am
A judge has set a sentencing date for an ex-trooper with the Ohio State Highway Patrol who pleaded guilty to violating the civil rights of female motorists by forcing them into sexual acts in exchange for dropping traffic...
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Toledo to hold special election in fall after mayor's death

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 9:59am
Toledo will hold a special election this November following the death of the city's mayor.
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OVAC Cheerleading Competition

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 9:56am
The 24th annual Ohio Valley Athletic Conference Cheering competition will be held Saturday, Feb. 7 beginning at 10 a.m. at Wesbanco Arena.
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WVa House passes bill letting lawmakers OK state carbon plan

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 9:29am
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The House of Delegates has passed a bill letting lawmakers approve state plans to meet proposed federal carbon emission standards.
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Relatives as Parents Program to Launch in the Ohio Valley

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 9:24am
The House of the Carpenter in Wheeling will launch a new program called Relatives as Parents on February 25.
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