A new study by the state of Ohio found poverty in the Youngstown area increased from 24 percent to almost 40 percent.
In March, Trumbull County had 189 overdoses, 26 of which were fatal.
The hour-long special looks at how heroin is impacting the courts and police, and which laws might have to change.
WKBN broke down pages of FBI data to reveal the communities with the lowest crime rates in the Valley.
Now, just by knowing your cell phone number, hackers have the ability to get your personal information.
WKBN investigates looks at why concert tickets are often sold out within minutes.
Census data shows rent costs are up nearly 10 percent in just the last five years.
Renovations have the tendency to turn up unexpected costs, but building new comes with its own set of challenges.
The state accused employees of stealing medication from patients in the past.
Watch: A video from the Ohio County Auditors Association shows hackers install a card skimmer in a matter of seconds.
The recent increase in the misuse of prescription painkillers and heroin in the United States has sparked another growing epidemic.
Local attorneys say it’s possible to seal your record so past crimes don’t follow you around for the rest of your life.
Mark King has several properties in Youngstown, but owes half a million dollars in property taxes.
When landowners don’t pay their property tax, tracking down those missing dollars can be a big chore for the county.
Gary Helmick’s family used their tap water for months before they were told about lead contamination in the village.
WKBN saw boxes of Department of Family Services files sitting in an open area at the Oakhill Renaissance Place.
It’s been six months since property developer Dominic Gatta was cited for code violations at his Gallagher building in Youngstown.
When Jones’ story aired on WKBN, Storm Service Solutions contacted her to help out.
The company offered to repair a Boardman woman’s home after she says she paid Ohio Restoration, and the work wasn’t finished.
Eleven people filed complaints, claiming the Ohio Restoration Group took initial payments and never finished work on their roofs.
Some bins sell your items for profit, and some ship the items overseas. Others use donations to help local facilities.
Ohio tied with Texas for the most bomb threats in the entire country, according to an analysis.