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.


Apartments evacuated

The stove fire spread to the walls, but was quickly put out by the Youngstown Fire Department.

Austintown night out

Area celebrates 'Night Out'

National Night Out is in its 30th year, and several local communities celebrated with a variety of events.

Dems on JobsOhio

Local Dems seek probe

Local Democrats are calling for an investigation by the Ohio Ethics Commission into the activities of the JobsOhio program.

Bob Dean

Dean proposes gun program

Warren Council President Bob Dean wants to start a gun buy-back program in the wake of a teen’s shooting death on Friday at Perkins Park.

Iron Roots grant

YNDC lands $296,000 grant

The iron Roots Urban Farm on the South Side of Youngstown recently received a $296,000 grant, which will be used mostly for programming.

Ashley Barber Jade Olmstead

Suspect OK for trial

A judge ruled a suspect accused of brutally murdering YSU student Brandy Rosine-Stevens is mentally competent to stand trial.

Doll Houze

“Doll Houze” opens in Youngstown

What girl doesn’t want to get “all-dolled up?” That’s exactly what will happen if you step inside Youngstown’s newest hair salon appropriate…

YSU Campus

Enrollment plan set

In light of declining enrollment at Youngstown State University, department heads have been asked to scrutinize their budgets.


Bond set in shooting

Bond was set at $1 million dollars for a man accused of a multiple shooting and arson in Campbell.

A Powerball lottery ticket is printed out of a lottery machine at a convenience store in Chicago on Saturday, May 18, 2013.

Jackpot is third largest

If you have an extra buck or two, you might want to take a chance at $400 million.


Feds tout firearms arrests

Warren’s ‘Little D-town” crime sweep is part of a record number of firearms arrests in Northern Ohio.


Valley partcipates in national event

A number of local communities and police departments will host National Night Out events to raise awareness of crime and drug prevention.

NiSource said it will spend $1.5 million to upgrade, resurface and pave several roads in Springfield Township and Poland Township.

Company plans to pave roads

NiSource Midstream Services said it will spend $1.5 million to upgrade, resurface and pave several roads in Springfield Township and Poland …

Madison car flips

Woman injured in crash

A witness said the driver was hanging out the window after crashing her car into a cement abutment on the Madison Avenue Expressway.

Stoneboro barn fire

Barn burns down in Pa.

The fire chief said the fire spread quickly because there were 1,200 bales of hay inside the barn.