The nation’s weather

Weather Underground midday recap for Saturday, September 21, 2013. A cold front that extended from Texas to New York brought plenty of rain …

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Fall festivals in swing

Apples are at the center of festivals in Lordstown and Canfield this weekend.

Recovery rally

Group gathers to celebrate sobriety

September is National Recovery Month and Saturday several agencies collaborated for an event in Warren to show support for those battling ad…

Heart Walk

Walkers lace up for AHA

Walkers didn’t have to brave the rain and cooler temperatures Saturday for the annual American Heart Association Walk at Youngstown State Un…

Ariel Castro

Window used in Castro suicide

Notes made by a coroner say Cleveland kidnapper and rapist Ariel Castro committed suicide by hanging himself with a sheet attached to a wind…

Semi truck accident on I-80

Semi jackknifes on I-80

A semi truck accident backed up traffic Saturday morning in Austintown.

STUDENTS GET NEW BIKES

Students get new bikes

Students in Campbell earned new bikes for passing both the reading and the math parts of the Ohio Achievement Assessment in fourth grade.

Football concession stand

Concessions boost teams

At nearly every football field in the area, spectators can find booster club volunteers working the concession stands to raise money for the…

Wonder Bar in Girard

Police probe bar assault

Police said a man was severely beaten at the Wonder Bar in Girard Tuesday night and employees there cleaned him up and told him to drive hom…

Danny Merwin funeral

Former chief gets sendoff

Danny Merwin worked as a firefighter for 37 years before becoming chief in 1990. He died of cancer earlier this week.

McClurkin Funeral Home

Funeral home prompts calls

Girard police have received dozens of calls from people over McClurkin Funeral Home at 222 S. Main Street since it was revealed the business…

Larry Duck

MCBDD director placed on leave

The board’s attorney confirmed Friday that Director Larry Duck has been placed on paid administrative leave following a meeting Thursday nig…

Code Academy

Chaney starts Code Academy

Junior Achievement of the Mahoning Valley and the Youngstown Business Incubator teamed up to create the Youngstown Code Academy, a 10-week a…

Coitsville cruiser crash

Tension grows in crash probe

A statement released Friday afternoon by Coitsville Police Chief Mike Morris complains about the way his cruiser’s dashboard camera and reco…