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Condition improving for mom of 5 kids killed in Ohio fire

Dec. 12, 2018 12:54 PM EST

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A hospital official says the mother of five children killed in a fire at their Ohio home remains hospitalized, but her condition is improving. Spokeswoman Tina Arundel of MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland said Wednesday that the woman's condition has been upgraded from...

Mother of 5 children killed in blaze in critical condition

Dec. 11, 2018 3:16 PM EST

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — The mother of five children killed in a fire at their Ohio home remains hospitalized in critical condition as officials continue searching for the cause of the blaze. Firefighters say the woman jumped from a second-floor window in the fire late Sunday at the Youngstown home and was...

Neighbor: Mom screamed for help amid fire that killed 5 kids

Dec. 10, 2018 6:29 PM EST

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — An anguished mother, naked and bleeding, banged on the door of the house across the street and screamed for help in a fruitless plea to save her five children as a late-night fire swallowed their Ohio home, a neighbor said Monday. Fire officials in Youngstown said the woman jumped...

The Latest: Man speaks about 5 young cousins killed in fire

Dec. 10, 2018 6:04 PM EST

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on an Ohio house fire that killed five children (all times local): 6 p.m. An Ohio man says the house fire that killed his five young cousins occurred while his aunt was spending rare time with all of her children under one roof. Firefighters say the woman jumped from a...

Central Michigan rallies past Youngstown St, 100-94 in 3OT

Dec. 4, 2018 10:32 PM EST

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Shawn Roundtree scored 10 of his 23 points in the third overtime and Central Michigan beat Youngstown State, 100-94 Tuesday night for its seventh win in nine starts. Roundtree hit the second of two free throws with :11 left in the second overtime to tie the game at 82-82 and force...

In GM country, workers aren't abandoning Trump - so far

Nov. 30, 2018 8:39 PM EST

LORDSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Since General Motors announced its decision this week to shut down its hulking Lordstown plant — the anchor of this northeast Ohio town — workers on the line have had nothing but questions. Will they have jobs come spring? Should they put in for transfers and move their...

Union clings to GM plant in area where Trump promised jobs

Nov. 26, 2018 8:03 PM EST

One of the last industrial anchors in what was once Ohio's manufacturing core is now on life support, just a little over a year after President Donald Trump told people not to leave and promised jobs would return to the area. General Motors announced Monday it will stop small-car production at its assembly plant...

Home affordability watch: price tags in midsize metros

Nov. 22, 2018 11:38 AM EST

Big coastal cities have some of the highest house prices in the country. In comparison, medium-size cities are often relative bargains. But not always. Each quarter, NerdWallet calculates home affordability for 172 metropolitan areas for which the National Association of Realtors publishes home prices. NerdWallet...

Youngstown State beats D-III Westminster (Pa.) 104-66

Nov. 22, 2018 12:43 AM EST

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Donel Cathcart III had 18 points to lead five Youngstown State players in double figures as the Penguins beat Division III Westminster (Pa.) 104-66 on Wednesday night. Garrett Covington added 14 points for the Penguins (3-4). Darius Quisneberry and Jelani Simmons scored 13 apiece...

Youngstown State beats D-III Heidelberg 106-83

Nov. 12, 2018 10:04 PM EST

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Garrett Covington scored 21 points, Olamide Pedersen had 14 points and 10 rebounds and Youngstown State beat Division III-member Heidelberg 106-83 on Monday night. Devin Morgan's 3-pointer a little more than five minutes in put the Penguins up 17-7. But the Student Princes went on a...