Old Youngstown library

Second fire for old library

For the second time in recent weeks, the former Youngstown library on the city's East Side caught fire.…
St. Dominic's Church parish center

St. Dom’s dedicates new parish center

Thursday marked the beginning of a new area for parishioners and the community surrounding St. Dominc’s Church on Youngstown’s South Side.…
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Puerto Rican dealer arrested

A woman accused of selling drugs and facilitating drug deals in her Puerto Rican apartment as part of a multimillion dollar drug trafficking ring was arrested Wednesday by federal agents in Campbell.…
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Murder house to be razed

The home in Newton Falls where three people were fatally shot last year in one of the deadliest mass murders in recent Trumbull County history will be demolished.…
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Teen arrested for drug dealing

A Boardman man is facing drug trafficking charges stemming from a cell phone theft at Southern Park Mall.…
Youngstown Police

Man charged with fighting

A Youngstown man was charged late Wednesday with trying to slash a man dating his ex-girlfriend in front of a police officer.…
I-680 accident

Car goes over embankment

Update A car traveling northbound went over an embankment between the Bella Vista and Route 7-11 exits. …
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Bar owner files lawsuit

A Warren woman is seeking at least $2.5 million in a federal lawsuit filed against the city of Warren over the closure of her business, the Olympic Inn, following a shooting one year ago that injured a neighbor.…
Allan May

Book's topic is organized crime

Allan May of Cleveland has written a second book on organized crime in Youngstown titled "Crimetown USA." …
Bluegrass pipeline open house

Gas pipeline discussed

The proposed Bluegrass Pipeline would carry liquid natural gas from Western Pennsylvania, across Mahoning and Columbiana counties and the entire Buckeye State and go all the way down to the Gulf Coast.…
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Supt. resists Kasich plan

A year after being released from academic emergency, the head of Youngstown City Schools said the district is not looking for any additional help from state lawmakers. …
Niles burglary

Man won't be charged

The Niles homeowner who fatally shot a suspected burglar last month will not face any charges for the shooting but the people investigators believe were helping the suspected burglar could be charged with murder.…
Mahoning County Board of Elections

Fracking ban on ballot?

Voters stuck the charter amendment down in the May primary election, but now a group says they have received enough signatures to put it on the ballot again.…
Mahoning County One Stop

Food assistance cuts looming

When stimulus money used to increase federal food assistance runs out in October, many Valley residents receiving aid will be left with less money in their pockets. …
Perkins Park shooting

Arrest made in shooting

A 19-year-old girl celebrating her birthday party in Warren is facing charges that allege she accidentally fatally shot a woman at her party.…
Trumbull County Dog Warden

Dog exercise space dedicated

Some dogs in Trumbull County have a brand new area to exercise. A new space has been created at the Trumbull County Dog Kennel on Anderson Avenue in Warren. …
CIRV

Youth and family events planned

Several community organizations are teaming up this weekend to offer various events throughout Youngstown. …
Child Obesity study

Group fighting obesity

A new study found 12 percent of low income preschoolers in Ohio are obese, a number that stayed consistent between 2008 and 2011 while 18 other states saw improved results during the same time period.…
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YARS furloughs reduced

Forced furlough days at the Youngstown Air Reserve Station will be reduced from 11 to six.…