Robbery, gun crimesjumped in U.S. in '05
AMERICANS were robbed and victimized by gun violence at greater rates last year than the year before, even though overall violent and property crime reached a 32-year low, the Justice Department said Sunday.
Community hailsleader of the Butler
LOU ZONA, director of the Butler Institute of American Art, was honored Sunday for his 25 years at the helm of the Youngstown-based network of art museums.
JFS director: Agencyhas improved in year
JOHN ZACHARIAH, director of Mahoning County's Job and Family Services office, said efficiency has improved at the agency since he took over as leader 14 months ago.
Looking for money?
CURRENT AND FORMER Mahoning County residents can check Tuesday's Vindicator to see if they are entitled to a portion of more than $3.7 million in unclaimed funds turned over to the Ohio Department of Commerce Division.
Browns open seasonwith loss to Saints
THE NEW ORLEANS Saints defeated the Cleveland Browns 19-14 Sunday at Browns Stadium on the opening Sunday of the 2006 NFL season.
Roger Federer wins Open tourney again
ROGER FEDERER has won the U.S. Open, beating Andy Roddick 6-2, 4-6, 7-5, 6-1. This is the third consecutive Open win for Federer.
LIFE & amp;WORK
Not in their nature?
SOME CHILD advocates argue that today's children are losing touch with nature because they spend too much time with video games and TV.
Home Depot plansto refurbish itself
THE RACE is on to make Home Depot more appealing to customers by improving service and the feel of its stores. The company is pumping $350 million into the campaign.