680 Truck Fire

Truck fire backs up I-680

Youngstown fire and police departments worked to clear a truck fire Wednesday afternoon on Interstate 680. …
Same Sex Marriage

Locals react to DOMA rulings

Local gay marriage advocates said while they have been waiting a long time for the decisions, the Supreme Court rulings on Wednesday are not the end of the story and a lot more needs to be done to guarantee marriage equality for all.…
Skyway Drive In damage

Drive-in damaged in storm

The Skyway Drive-in on North Leavitt Road in Warren will be closed so repairs can be made after Tuesday’s storms. …
recycling

Electronics drive held

Because of a new Pennsylvania law, the Lawrence-Mercer Recycling and Solid Waste Department is now offering free electronics recycling.…
James Donofrio

Donofrio autopsy complete

Well over a year after the body of Valley businessman Jim Donofrio was recovered, investigators in West Virginia have finally completed an autopsy report.…
Valerus and Brilex

Texas company has local partner

A Youngstown manufacturer has partnered with a Texas based company to supply parts to the oil and natural gas industry. …
Maplecrest renovations

Facelift coming for care center

The staff at Maplecrest Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation announced plans Wednesday to build a 10,999 square foot addition to the current facility on Sexton Street in Struthers. …
Cardinal Mooney High School

Mooney decision reconsidered

Youngstown Catholic Diocese Bishop George Murry backtracked Wednesday on his earlier decision to keep Cardinal Mooney High School in the city, saying the diocese will review his former decision.…
Traffic Camera Fines

House approves traffic camera ban

Update Ohio lawmakers are considering a measure that would bar local governments across the state from using cameras to determine whether motorists have run red lights or been speeding.…
Well Complaints

County hears well complaints

Residents from a mobile home park in Warren addressed Trumbull County Commissioners Wednesday asking them to look into noise and emission concerns surrounding a gas well off Brunstetter Road in Lordstown. …
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.…