Darryl G. Hipps, 7755 Pleasant Valley Court, Salem, will be arraigned before Judge Diane Vettori in Sebring County No. 3 at 11 a.m. Thursday, charged with 15 counts of child pornography.

A northeast Ohio prosecutor says a 10-year-old girl died in a house fire early Monday morning, hours before a man suspected of raping her was scheduled to go on trial.

The fire, which took place in the 3600 block of Powers Way, took the lives of three people, including the alleged rape victim. Rape suspect's bond revoked after deadly fire The fire, which took place in the 3600 block of Powers Way, took the lives of three people, including the alleged rape victim.

An Ohio assistant prosecutor has asked for the trial of a man suspected of rape to be delayed after the girl who prosecutors believe to be his victim was one of three people who died in a house fire early Monday morning. Mahoning County Assistant Prosecutor Jennifer McLaughlin asked for the trial of Robert Seman, Jr., 46, to be delayed Monday.

A Youngstown couple and their granddaughter were killed this morning when their house on Youngstown's south side caught fire. The Youngstown Fire Department says the fire broke out around 3:45 a.m. Monday on the south side of the city, The Associated Press reported .

A line of marked and unmarked police vehicles pull up in front of a home in East Liverpool. Members of the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force Youngstown Division jump out into the rain and surround the home.

The board voted in open session and approved Blaise E. Karlovic effective Friday, March 27, through June 30, when the new treasurer, Thomas Morehouse will begin. At the March 16 regular Sebring school board meeting the board adjourned into a two-hour executive session, where they voted to suspend Treasurer Pete Hill.

Darryl G. Hipps, 52, of 7755 Pleasant Valley Court, was arrested Thursday by the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation on charges of pandering obscenity involving a minor, a second degree felony and pandering sexually oriented material involving a minor, a fourth-degree felony. BCI agents along with the FBI, Youngstown police, Mahoning County sheriff's office, Goshen Township police and the Ohio Internet Crime Against Children Task Force from Cuyahoga County were all on the scene executing a search warrant, culminating a three-month investigation, according to BCI spokeswoman Jill Del Greco.

The former football player turned reputed gang leader that Liberty Football Coach Kevin Cylar stood up for in Mahoning County Court, is speaking out exclusively to 21 News. Dressed in his orange prison attire, with a glass partition and Mahoning County Deputies between us Darrell Mason said, "Please give Coach Cylar a chance again.

After pleading guilty to reduced charges, a 27-year-old Liberty man was sentenced Wednesday in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court to six months in jail for recording himself committing a sex act, and then contaminating his boss' soup with the bodily fluid. A felony charge of intimidating a witness or crime victim was dismissed in the plea deal.

A good story writes itself and anyone that has followed the stormy career of Youngstown politico James Traficant will tell you that he was a good story. But "Traficant: The Congressman of Crimetown" is more than a good story or a good film.

Braceville, Warren Township and Champion fire departments were dispatched about 3 a.m. Flames already were shooting through the roof by the time fire departments arrived. WARREN - Police were called to Life Skills of Trumbull County, 458 Franklin St. S.E., Thursday morning after a girl kicked a window and broke it, according to a police report.

The idea of a bed tax in the city has not gone away, City Manager Lance Willard said this week. Willard said he is continuing to look into the tax and will be contacting David Barbee, co-chair of the Columbiana Chamber of Commerce Business Development Committee.

This weekend will mark one year since the Buckeye Block on Main Street in Garrettsville burned, claiming 13 downtown businesses.

The city is being sued by the South Range School District over tax money allegedly owed for the Tax Increment Financing zone set up in 2005 for the Home Depot development. The complaint was filed Feb. 20 in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court by attorney Alan Wenger on behalf of the district.

Trumbull County commissioners on Wednesday officially handed over control of the Sanitary Engineer's Office to highway Engineer Randy Smith. Smith will earn an additional $2,000 a month for taking on the added responsibility, but not until after a 120-day transition period, according to the contract that arranges the merger of the two departments.

Ohio's unofficial fifth season - orange barrel season - is nearly upon us, so the Ohio Department of Transportation is rolling out its $2.4 billion investment in transportation construction for 2015. ODOT's construction season includes a record 990 projects in the state, including several worth millions of dollars in Trumbull and Mahoning counties.