Steven Direnzo

Bond Set for Boardman Man

Steven J. Direnzo is no stranger to police, and he is once again behind bars after being arrested earlier this week.

Prostitution in Beaver Township

Twp. Battles Prostitution

Beaver Township police said they have arrested several women for prostituting themselves for heroin money who use websites to advertise thei…

Jamar Houser

Houser Indicted for Intimidation

The man cleared of a death-penalty eligible murder charge in the death of an 80-year-old woman outside a Youngstown church in 2010 is facing…


Lyden Stripper Pleads Guilty

The former stripper accused of blackmailing former Mahoning County Sanitary Engineer Robert Lyden because Lyden paid for sex and met her mul…

Los Angeles fatal crash

Man Causes Fatal Crash

A former Youngstown resident who was convicted during a police pursuit and ensuing bomb threat in 2008 caused a fatal crash Wednesday in dow…

Mason Feisel

Salem Murder Details Emerge

Investigators said a woman found dead at her Salem home last week was strangled. Her estranged boyfriend has been accused in the crime.

Warren car arsons

Car Arsons Investigated in Warren

Residents on Warren’s southeast side are concerned about a possible arsonist setting several vehicle fires during the past month.

Cardinal Mooney High School

Dinner Prompts Mooney Probe

A Cardinal Mooney coach has resigned after the Ohio State High School Athletic Association began investigating a possible improper dinner re…


Insurance Phone Bill Introduced

Ohio drivers required to show proof of insurance could provide that information using smartphones under a proposed change in state law.

Lowellville Fire

Photos: School Fire

Investigators believe lightning struck the Lowellville High School roof at about 5:30 a.m. Thursday, June 13, 2013, causing a fire.

Hummel GIft Shop Closing Sale

Hummel Gift Shop Closing

The May family went into business nearly 85 years ago and set up the shop on East Garfield Road in New Springfield in the mid 1970's.


Storms Roll Through Valley

Hundreds are without power after winds knocked down some trees and power lines as the storm hit the Valley.

YSU Campus

YSU Tuition Increasing

By a vote of 7 to 1, the Board of Trustees on Wednesday approved a $177.2 million budget for the 2014 fiscal year that includes a 2.4 percen…

Sister Janet Gardner

Beatitude House Sets Receptions

Public receptions to welcome new executive director Sister Janet Gardner will be held in Youngstown and Warren in the coming weeks.

Business expansion

Businesses Expand

Vallourec Star's decision to expand business in Youngstown may have helped kick-start other business investments in the Valley.

Randy and Rhonda Dunn

YSU, Dunn Reach Deal

Randy Dunn has been given a three-year contract as the new president of Youngstown State University.

AmeriCorps Projects

Projects Nearly Done

AmeriCorps members team up with the YNDC to work on beautification projects around the city this spring.