New charter school

Charter school targets dropouts

For years, Youngstown has been plagued with a disappointing high school graduation rate that is well below 50 percent and those looking to o…

Tree falls on pickup

Tree smashes pickup truck

The driver of a pickup was traveling on Lockwood Boulevard near Shield Road about 4 p.m. when a huge oak tree fell on top of his truck.

HomeSafe program

Sheriff creates new program

The Mahoning County Sheriff will have a booth at the Canfield Fair for fairgoers to see a new information system designed to help local enfo…

Canfield ALICE training

Canfield holds training

The system helps teachers, staff and students respond to an active shooter incident beyond the classroom.

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Man extradited on charge

A Howland Township man was extradited Monday to Texas to face charges that allege he crashed his car at high speeds last year while on opiat…

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Man tries to coax girl

The mother of a 5-year-old Warren girl told police someone tried to coax her daughter into getting into his truck.

John Drummond

Gang member granted new trial

A federal appeals court panel on Monday upheld a ruling granting a former Youngstown gang member convicted of killing a 3-month-old a new tr…

Rabies bait

Rabies baiting begins in area

The tri-county area will soon see bait laced with rabies vaccines intended for raccoons to help stop the disease from spreading.

SCHOOL-SUPPLIES

Outage cancels classes

Students in the Bristolville School District were set to go back to class on Monday until a power outage forced the superintendent to cancel…

E. Philadelphia Ave. Fire

Couple escapes fire

A mother and her son are homeless after someone set a fire that ripped through their Youngstown home.

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Barber offers school cuts

A Warren barber is making sure students go back to school looking nice and polished for the first day of classes.

PANERATHON

Panerathon draws thousands

Thousands packed downtown Youngstown Sunday for Panerathon 2013, the largest race in Youngstown benefiting breast cancer research and awaren…

McConnells Mill State Park

Hiker rescued from park

First responders rescued a hiker from a gorge Sunday afternoon in McConnells Mill State Park.

End of Summer Fest

Fest rounds out summer

A classic car cruise, raffle and D.J. were just some of the events at the End of Summer Fest in New Middletown.