kCAST-IRON PANS handed down from one generation to the next are once again treasured like fine pieces of heirloom silver. Perhaps the recent trend toward the comforting and familiar is behind the shift to classic cookware.
k ELIZABETH SMART was tethered to a tree, threatened with her life and sexually assaulted after she was kidnapped last summer, prosecutors said Tuesday.
Car thefts leadto prison sentence
k A MAN who says he started stealing cars across the Mahoning Valley last year because he was homeless now has a new residence: prison.
GM plant to haltoperations for week
k GENERAL MOTORS will close the Lordstown Assembly Plant for a week starting April 7 because of slow car sales, union officials say.
How sweet it is --Next stop: Hershey
k UNION HIGH'S boys basketball team held off Kennedy Catholic of Hermitage to win 40-39 in the PIAA Class A state semifinals Tuesday at Sharon High School. Union's next stop is the state playoffs in Hershey.
Rainy days ahead
kRAIN likely tonight and Thursday. Low tonight 40. High Thursday near 60. Chance of showers again Friday.