John Swierz

7th Ward crime targeted

Youngstown councilman John Swierz is working with community partners to get more residents involved with the police department in an effort to prevent and solve crimes.…
Newton Falls Bath Salts Raid

Agents raid home

A Newton Falls man and a Ravenna woman were indicted Wednesday by a federal grand jury for selling illegal bath salts on the internet.…
Library Theft

Librarian jailed for theft

A former library fiscal officer in Kinsman was sentenced to jail Wednesday for taking more than $14,000 from the Kinsman Free Public Library.…
storm damage

Storm causes damage

Trees and power lines fell victim to Tuesday's storms, especially in Kinsman. …
Connie Hathorn

Hathorn rehired at lower salary

The Youngstown Board of Education voted Tuesday to give Connie Hathorn a four-year contract with an annual salary of $119,250. …
Lincoln Highway Tour

Highway tour stops in Lisbon

Motorists from across the country stopped in Lisbon Tuesday for a tour celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Lincoln Highway, the country's first paved transcontinental road. …
Bessemer Concrete

Gas boom spikes business

The oil and gas industry is changing the local economy and Bessemer Concrete in Petersburg is seeing first-hand the upswing in business. …
Jail

Woman's home burglarized

A Weathersfield woman told police she awoke Tuesday to find one man standing over her and another burglarizing her home.…
INDICTMENT

Photos: Drug ring indictment

A 17-person drug dealing network that sold heroin, cocaine and marijuana in northeast Ohio and western Pennsylvania was indicted Tuesday, June 25.…
Same Sex Marriage

Students to hear SUPCO rulings

Youngstown State University students head to Washington D.C. to hear same-sex marriage decision. …
Penelope-the-Pig

Pig found in drug room

Liberty police officers who went to arrest a man wanted for trespassing in Pennsylvania at a motel got a surprise when they found another motel guest inside: a 300-pound pot belly pig.…
New Castle Fire

Fire rages through building

A former paint and body shop in Lawrence County was destroyed by fire Tuesday afternoon.…
Lisa Synuria Sherri Smith

WKBN video reviewed in case

Warren prosecutors are reviewing video taken by WKBN on Monday that shows the wife of a man charged with pushing a woman out of a window yelling at the woman after a court hearing.…
Jermaine-Gary-Mug

Dad charged in girl's fight

A Warren father turned himself in Monday on charges that he drove his teenage daughter to attack a classmate over a Facebook comment. …
Jennifer Light

Mom charged in son’s death

The mother of a 4-year-old Bazetta boy who authorities said was fatally struck by the woman’s live-in boyfriend was charged Tuesday playing a role in the child’s death.…
INDICTMENT

Drug network indicted

A 17-person drug dealing network that sold heroin, cocaine and marijuana in Youngstown and Akron, and whose ring leader is cooperating with investigators after he pleaded guilty in another case, was indicted on Tuesday. …

Voting Act voided

The Supreme Court says a key provision of the landmark Voting Rights Act cannot be enforced until Congress comes up with a new way of determining which states and localities require close federal monitoring of elections.…
Thomas Starr

Bond set in stabbing

A Southington man is being held in the Trumbull County Jail on $1 million bond after being charged with fatally stabbing his stepfather and stabbing his mother.…
Picket Line Scuffle

Strikers scuffle with security

Drivers and warehouse workers at RL Lipton Distributing in Austintown walked off the job early Tuesday morning.…