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8 hrs ago | Herald Star Online
Three current Steubenville school district employees and a former volunteer football coach will make an initial court appearance Friday morning to answer charges they were allegedly involved in one of two rape cases last year.
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12 hrs ago | Herald Star Online
A 29-year-old Columbus man who had been living in Steubenville for several weeks was arrested early Wednesday morning during a crackdown on an alleged statewide drug distribution ring.
A mine slip in southern Jefferson County caused trees to fall onto power lines and closed a section of County Road 17. In a statement released by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, it says that no one was injured during the incident and that the landslide is still under investigation.
The JB Green Team board of trustees approved several immediate cost-cutting measures Monday night, including the elimination of their grant program, a reduction of school funding through the paper recycling program and a reduction of township cleanup and tire collection projects.
Toys for Toronto, an organization that collects slightly used toys and donations to ensure every child in the Gem City has something under the tree Christmas morning, was discussed during the Thursday Toronto Ohio Chamber of Commerce luncheon meeting at the North River Avenue Christian Church.
STEUBENVILLE Jefferson County commissioners Thursday agreed to allow the county airport authority to buy a van that can be used by visiting pilots.
The forecast for wintry weather across the region led court officials to postpone hearings for current or former school workers charged following a special grand jury investigation prompted by the rape of a 16-year-old girl by two Steubenville High School students.
St. Paul's Episcopal Church will hold its monthly soup and sandwich luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday.
Sasha M. Simms, 29, of 1242 Wellesley Ave. was indicted on one count of misdemeanor negligent homicide in connection with the Oct. 27 stabbing death of Edward Dehart, 30, of Mingo Junction in the chest during a dispute at her home.
The Wintersville resident will assume his new duties Jan. 1, according to John Cucarese, chairman of the chamber board of directors.
By: NEWS9 and Ryan Eldredge STEUBENVILLE, Ohio -- The Steubenville Board of Education will meet to discuss the status of several employees who are on administrative leave following indictments by a special grand jury investigating a teen rape case.