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Security programs can block hacking

Computer technicians and police said a recent case of webcam hacking is just another computer scam to add to the list.

U.S. Capitol building

Government shutdown looms

On Friday, the Democratically controlled U.S. Senate approved legislation to avert a government shutdown. But Republican House leaders said …

Police grant money

Local PDs get hiring funds

The Austintown and Warren police departments each received $250,000 to hire two officers. The grant money will pay for salary and benefits f…

McClurkin Funeral Home

Bank sues funeral home

Farmers National Bank is suing a Girard funeral home for unpaid loans.

D&L Energy

D&L fighting appeal denial

D&L Energy filed a brief on Thursday with the Franklin County Common Pleas Court detailing why the company’s injection well permits should b…

Route 11 crash

2 injured in Route 11 crash

Update

Two people were taken to the hospital after a chain reaction crash on Route 11 near the Columbiana County line.

Coitsville dash cam

Camera captures cruiser crash

The dashboard camera video that captured a collision between a Coitsville Township police cruiser and another vehicle has been released and …

Stoneboro search

Boater is still missing

Update

A search effort is underway at a Mercer County lake after a boat capsized early Friday morning.

Cass Warner

Warner Bros. descendant visits

One of the Warner Bros. descendants, Cass Warner, paid a visit to the Valley on Thursday for a screening of her documentary on the Warner Br…

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School board sets goals

Every year the board sets goals and expectations of the superintendent for the year.

St. Rose pep rally

St. Rose School marks 100 years

The school has undergone some renovations, but it is still on the same site where it originally was built in 1913.

warren burglary suspects

Trio arrested in Warren burglary

Police reports said the three broke into a home on Palmyra Road S.W. around 7 p.m. and held the homeowner and his father at gunpoint while s…

Joshua Stewart sentenced

Man gets life in 2011 murder

Joshua Stewart, 20, was sentenced to life in prison Thursday for gunning down William Basilone Jr., 58, on Dec. 30, 2011 outside his Farrell…

Larry Macovitz

Man jailed for domestic violence

Prosecutors said Larry Macovitz, 38, has been arrested five times since February on domestic violence and other charges for repeatedly attac…

Road closures

Crum Road closing for repairs

The Mahoning County Commissioners approved a road closure for Crum Road between Meridian Road and Four Mile Run Road, effective Saturday.

Austintown racino sign

County approves racino tax plan

A Tax Increment Financing agreement was approved on Thursday by Mahoning County Commissioners for Penn National Gaming and the racino that i…

Connie Ramirez

Woman guilty in porn case

An Austintown woman, and former preschool teacher, pleaded guilty on Thursday to charges surrounding a child pornography case out of Niles.