Turner Construction project

Racino builders donate skills

Workers with the construction company building the new racino in Austintown took some time out this weekend to volunteer their time and skil…

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Mandel accidents questioned

Republican Josh Mandel has kept two traffic accidents quiet since becoming Ohio treasurer in 2011 – including one that raises a potential vi…

Oakhill Renaissance Place

County looks at Oakhill finances

Mahoning County commissioners said Tuesday they want to refrain from putting any more tax-payer dollars into Oakhill Renaissance Place.

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Letson charged with violation

State Rep. Tom Letson was charged Tuesday with misdemeanor zoning violations for leasing his parents former home to two men running a “sober…

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Sex offender arrested for rape

A Youngstown sex offender is facing new charges that allege he climbed through a woman’s window early Tuesday and raped her.

Warfield Project Announcement

Warfield project announced

One of the area’s greatest athletes in history will be memorialized at outside Warren G. Harding’s Mollenkopf Stadium.

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Man charged with child porn

A Youngstown man is facing federal charges for downloading and watching hundreds of child pornography files.

Ambulance crash

Ambulance struck head-on

An ambulance with emergency lights and sirens activated was struck head-on early Tuesday by a car that went into the on-coming lane to pass …

Crash Ambulance

Woman killed in crash

The Ohio State Highway Patrol said Rachel L. Davis, 22, of Cortland, was driving east on state Route 5 in Johnston Township when she crossed…

Rabbi Muller

2 synagogues combine

Congregation Rodef Sholom in Youngstown has merged with Temple Beth Israel in Sharon to form the largest Jewish house of worship in the area…

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.