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Steubenville shooting leaves one dead

STEUBENVILLE — A woman is dead and a suspect is in custody following a shooting on Darlington Avenue Thursday afternoon, City Police Chief Bill McCafferty confirmed. The shooting "happened in a vehicle outside a residence" around 3:30 p.m., McCafferty said. The victim has yet to be ...

‘A Taste of Greece to Go’ under way

STEUBENVILLE — “A Taste of Greece to Go” is not the June food and fun festival area residents have come to expect and enjoy from their friends at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Steubenville. But despite the Greek Food Festival’s scaled-back event offered in a different format, ...

New CCHS principal’s job offer is withdrawn

STEUBENVILLE — One month after naming a new principal for Catholic Central High School and Bishop John King Mussio Junior High School, the job offer has been withdrawn by officials with the Diocese of Steubenville. In a letter to parents, the pastoral administrators, in collaboration with ...

Justin Boley promoted to fire captain in Steubenville

Steubenville firefighters and city leaders celebrated the promotion of Justin Boley to fire captain Wednesday. Boley, who joined the department 10 1/2 years ago, finished first on the promotional exam and will replace a captain who retired. On hand for the ceremony were, clockwise from left, ...

Man in custody following fatal shooting, standoff

MIDWAY, Pa. — A Smith Township man was arrested and charged with homicide after he fatally shot his neighbor while the victim was cutting the grass on his riding lawnmower Wednesday afternoon. Washington County District Attorney Jason Walsh said police officers were called to the 10 block ...

Onlookers urged police to charge into Texas school

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Frustrated onlookers urged police officers to charge into the Texas elementary school where a gunman’s rampage killed 19 children and two teachers, witnesses said Wednesday, as investigators worked to track the massacre that lasted upwards of 40 minutes and ended when ...