I-680 accident

Car goes over embankment


A car traveling northbound went over an embankment between the Bella Vista and Route 7-11 exits.


Bar owner files lawsuit

A Warren woman is seeking at least $2.5 million in a federal lawsuit filed against the city of Warren over the closure of her business, the …

Allan May

Book's topic is organized crime

Allan May of Cleveland has written a second book on organized crime in Youngstown titled “Crimetown USA.”

Bluegrass pipeline open house

Gas pipeline discussed

The proposed Bluegrass Pipeline would carry liquid natural gas from Western Pennsylvania, across Mahoning and Columbiana counties and the en…


Supt. resists Kasich plan

A year after being released from academic emergency, the head of Youngstown City Schools said the district is not looking for any additional…

Niles burglary

Man won't be charged

The Niles homeowner who fatally shot a suspected burglar last month will not face any charges for the shooting but the people investigators …

Mahoning County Board of Elections

Fracking ban on ballot?

Voters stuck the charter amendment down in the May primary election, but now a group says they have received enough signatures to put it on …

Mahoning County One Stop

Food assistance cuts looming

When stimulus money used to increase federal food assistance runs out in October, many Valley residents receiving aid will be left with less…

Perkins Park shooting

Arrest made in shooting

A 19-year-old girl celebrating her birthday party in Warren is facing charges that allege she accidentally fatally shot a woman at her party…

Trumbull County Dog Warden

Dog exercise space dedicated

Some dogs in Trumbull County have a brand new area to exercise. A new space has been created at the Trumbull County Dog Kennel on Anderson A…


Youth and family events planned

Several community organizations are teaming up this weekend to offer various events throughout Youngstown.

Child Obesity study

Group fighting obesity

A new study found 12 percent of low income preschoolers in Ohio are obese, a number that stayed consistent between 2008 and 2011 while 18 ot…


YARS furloughs reduced

Forced furlough days at the Youngstown Air Reserve Station will be reduced from 11 to six.

youngstown business incubator turning technologies

Startup buys company

A five-year-old Youngstown startup company on Wednesday purchased an educational technology company.


Fall not from sagging pants

The Mahoning County Coroner announced on Wednesday the death of a Youngstown man who took a fatal fall did not trip over sagging pants.

St. Joseph wheelchair ramp

Ramp donated to school

A local organization donated a handicap ramp at St. Joseph and Immaculate Heart of Mary School on Wednesday.

An FBI agent watches as the house where three women were held captive and raped for more than a decade is being demolished Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, in Cleveland. Authorities want to make sure the rubble isn't sold online as "murderabilia," though no one died there. The house was torn down as part of a deal that spared Ariel Castro a possible death sentence. He was sentenced last week to life in prison plus 1,000 years. Castro apologized but blamed his addiction to pornography. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Castro house razed

The house where three women were held captive and raped over a decade faces demolition Wednesday morning in Cleveland.