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…


Kinsman sewer project continues

Commissioners will take their weekly meeting on the road to the Sanitary Engineers Office, where they will approve three contracts to get th…

Leroy Wright

Man charged for inducing panic

Neighbors said Leroy Wright, who lives in an upstairs apartment, was acting crazy and banging on doors.

Warren BB gun robbery

2 arrested in BB gun robbery

Warren police arrested two men accused of robbing a man moments earlier at gunpoint with a BB gun.

Women Build Day

Women Build Day held

The Lawrence County chapter of Habitat for Humanity is nearly finished with its 21st house and a group of 20 women helped with the landscapi…

Food bank produce

Produce part of funding

The new state budget provides more money for food banks across Ohio, and that’s good news for local agencies.


Man sentenced in flea market gun sales

One of two Warren brothers was sentenced Tuesday on charges that they illegally sold firearms without licenses at a Warren flea market.