YSU Campus

YSU faces $6.6 million deficit

Youngstown State University faces a multimillion dollar budget deficit and plans cost cutting measures across the board at the university.

Chevy Cruze Diesel

GM holds Diesel Cruze Driveaway

Chevrolet dealers from across the state are gathering at the General Motors Lordstown plant on Thursday to take possession of their Cruze Cl…

Warren councilman Al Novak

Warren council OKs bonds

Warren City Council gave approval Wednesday night to borrow money for several projects by voting in favor of three separate bond issues.


DeWine sues local company

Since 2006, Youngstown-area based Encore Music Productions has solicited for more than 30 organizations in Ohio and four organizations in Pe…

PennDOT open house

PennDot holds open house

Between 600 and 800 adults and children from all over Mercer County attended Wednesday's annual open house at PennDOT.

Donofrio family

Family still has questions

Exactly two years ago on a Sunday night, Valley businessman Jim Donofrio disappeared without a trace and his family members are still lookin…

Cirque Musica preview

Cirque Musica ready to thrill

Cirque Musica opens Wednesday night at the Covelli Centre in Youngstown. The show merges traditional circus acts with classical music.

William Brock Sr.

Niles ‘Santa’ pleads not guilty

The man accused of downloading dozens of images of child pornography onto his computer pleaded not guilty at his arraignment on Wednesday.


Man shot in hip

A Warren man was shot while sitting in his car.

Betras press conference

Dem party chair under fire


Several local leaders are accusing Mahoning County Democratic Party Chairman Dave Betras of making threats on “certain” African American lea…

Postage stamp increase

USPS seeks increase

The financially ailing Postal Service is seeking a 3-cent increase in the cost of mailing a letter – and that would raise the price of a fir…

Riverside apartment evacuation

Apartments evacuated

Dozens of residents in New Castle have returned to their apartments after an evacuation Wednesday morning.

Northside nurses strike

Nurses locked out at Northside

Nurses at Northside Medical Center attempted to end their one-day strike at 7 a.m. Wednesday but some nurses are still walking the picket li…

Kelly Pavlik

Pavlik pleads not guilty

Rather than appear in court for arraignment, Kelly Pavlik entered a written plea of not guilty.

Penn State Shenango run

Memorial race set Saturday

Penn State Shenango will hold its 2nd annual Dr. Jane A. Williams Memorial 5K Run/1.5 Mile Walk at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Shenango campus lo…

Karaoke event

Karaoke event will benefit kids

Simply Ed Karaoke is hosting a 24-hour karaoke event to raise money for the Children's Rehabilitation Center in Howland.

Northside nurses strike

Pickets over, strike continues

A 24-hour strike by nurses at Northside Medical Center will continue until 7 a.m. Wednesday, but the picket line outside the hospital shut d…