Big weekend planned

More than 10,000 people are expected to be in downtown Youngstown this weekend. Organizers are calling it the biggest weekend of the summer.

Boy Scouts visit commissioners

Scouts get civics lesson

Mahoning County Commissioners played host to some special guests at their weekly meeting Friday.

Ariel Castro

Castro charged with 977 counts

The man accused of holding three women captive in his Cleveland home for about a decade was charged Friday with hundreds of additional count…


Hero wins place at MLB game

A resident of Shepherd of the Valley in Howland will represent the Cleveland Indians during the People Magazine Tribute to Heroes at the All…


Report: Man urinated in street

A Hubbard woman awoke Friday and saw a waste pickup employee urinating in the middle of the street, reports said.


Rapist convicted, sentenced

A 39-year-old man is headed to prison Friday after a Mahoning County jury convicted him of raping a teenage girl eight times.

Frankie Hudson Jr.

Gang member hearing delayed

Sentencing for a reputed member of the violent H-Block gang was postponed Friday at prosecutor’s request because they believe he may have li…


2 men rescued from river


Two men are safe after a rescue Thursday from high water in Warren’s Packard Park.

van over cliff

Man survives drive over cliff

The driver went over the cliff on Faith Street into the Yellow Creek area by Wetmore Drive about 8 p.m. Thursday.

YWCA demolition

Work begins at Warren YWCA

The pool area at the Warren YWCA will be filled in and replaced with a dozen apartments for women and their families who are at risk of beco…

Tiffany Square Plaza update

Tiffany Plaza plans approved


On Thursday afternoon, Boardman Township’s Site Review Committee gave its approval to plans to update the Tiffany Square Plaza’s landscaping…

Tree trimmer death

Man dies after fall

A man fell out of a bucket truck while trimming trees in Sharpsville on Thursday afternoon.

New middletown cruiser crash

New Middletown cruiser crashes

A New Middletown police officer crashed his cruiser through a construction barrier at about 7 p.m. on Youngstown’s South Side.

Warren community development

Warren one-stop moves ahead

The city of Warren is looking to possibly spend$3 million to buy a building in order to relocate several departments, including the health d…


Man charged with sex assault

David Morales, 51, is facing 20 charges, including 10 counts of rape and 10 counts of sexual battery.


Abused 2 month old improving

Robert Purfey Jr., 32, was indicted on two counts of felonious assault, two counts of child endangering and one count of tampering with evid…


Attorney aids landowners

A Howland attorney feels many oil and gas companies abandoned leases from the oil and gas boom of the 1970s and 1980s, and landowners should…