Many things, like animal waste, fertilizer, septic tanks and sewage, cause contamination.
YSU sends archaeology students around the world, but before they can start excavating Mayan Ruins, they need a lesson.
Sexual assault reports aren’t common on YSU’s campus, but experts say the incidents are likely under-reported.
Violations included not taking care of weeds, defacement and windows and door frames.
Are you paying too much for your phone bill? First News took a look how some people are cutting their bills in half.
Within the last four years, 11 casinos and racinos have opened in Ohio.
First News requested all of the inspection reports for pools in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties.
Youngstown’s fire chief said in most cases, the department’s ladders don’t reach high enough for some taller buildings.
The Gallagher building downtown is starting to show its age after three years, and the construction project hasn’t started.
One woman finally arrived at her destination 28 hours late, and another waited in line for over an hour before the airline offered any resol…
The results are in for a new survey on child poverty, but the numbers don’t bode well for children in Ohio.
John Beshara responds to the investigation into his dismissal from the university, which claims he misused a company vehicle.
YSU officials said they had evidence of “excessive fuel fill-ups” throughout the state and high mileage driven on the university’s Jeep Libe…
For the first time in more than a decade, there is money to study dangerous mosquitoes in Mahoning County.
First News found the ride-hailing company made an online post looking for drivers in Youngstown.
Federal inspectors are looking for safety hazards, defects and violations of track safety regulations during inspection blitzes.
From CCA’s standpoint, the privatization of Lake Erie Correctional has been a success, but it isn’t clear whether the arrangement is saving …
Some of the cameras are from locations in the local area.
Doctors say medication is not switching one addiction for another, but some believe a medical solution to drug addiction is still not ideal.
Nursing Home Week kicks off with local leaders examining the state of facilities in Ohio.
The OVI Task Force said alcohol-related fatal and injury crashes have reduced since OVI checkpoints began. At the same time, funding is dwin…
The Environmental Protection Agency says pollution is widespread, but Ohio has the fifth-highest concentration of pollution sources in the n…
27 Investigates Reporter Amanda Smith gets an inside look at the eight week process that it takes for cadets to become firefighters.