Austintown racino sign

County approves racino tax plan

A Tax Increment Financing agreement was approved on Thursday by Mahoning County Commissioners for Penn National Gaming and the racino that i…

Connie Ramirez

Woman guilty in porn case

An Austintown woman, and former preschool teacher, pleaded guilty on Thursday to charges surrounding a child pornography case out of Niles.

YSU Campus

YSU faces $6.6 million deficit

Youngstown State University faces a multimillion dollar budget deficit and plans cost cutting measures across the board at the university.

Miracles for Munchkins Travel Mug Winner

Miracles for Munchkins Travel Mug Winner

Dunkin’ Donuts unveils the years Miracles for Munchkins travel Mug design winner. Proceeds of the new mug will benefit Akron Children’s Hosp…

Gold phones

Gold phones

A new color of phones comes out.

Chevy Cruze Diesel

GM holds Diesel Cruze Driveaway

Chevrolet dealers from across the state are gathering at the General Motors Lordstown plant on Thursday to take possession of their Cruze Cl…

Warren councilman Al Novak

Warren council OKs bonds

Warren City Council gave approval Wednesday night to borrow money for several projects by voting in favor of three separate bond issues.


DeWine sues local company

Since 2006, Youngstown-area based Encore Music Productions has solicited for more than 30 organizations in Ohio and four organizations in Pe…

PennDOT open house

PennDot holds open house

Between 600 and 800 adults and children from all over Mercer County attended Wednesday’s annual open house at PennDOT.

Donofrio family

Family still has questions

Exactly two years ago on a Sunday night, Valley businessman Jim Donofrio disappeared without a trace and his family members are still lookin…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground midday recap for Wednesday, September 25, 2013. A cold front moved through the Great Basin and northern Rockies on Wedne…

Cirque Musica preview

Cirque Musica ready to thrill

Cirque Musica opens Wednesday night at the Covelli Centre in Youngstown. The show merges traditional circus acts with classical music.

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.