Willie Wilks, Jr.

Wilks Faces Death Penalty

A Youngstown man is facing the death penalty for fatally shooting a woman holding a 5-month-old baby and trying to kill another man nearby.


ACTION Helps Ex-Felons

The faith-based organization ACTION wants to help ex-felons transition back into society after they are released from prison.

South Avenue Crash

Woman Hits Pole Head-On

A woman was taken to the hospital Thursday after crashing her car head-on into a utility pole in Boardman

Barack Obama, Jeffrey Zients

Man Threatens to Kill Obama

A Youngstown man is facing federal charges for threatening to kill President Obama and the First Lady.

James Patterson

Man Sentenced in Girl's Death

A Youngstown man was sent to prison for two decades on Thursday for selling a 17-year-old Girard girl the heroin that eventually took her li…

Warren Police

Report: Boy, 3, Shot At

Warren police are investigating an incident where three men fired gunshots at a truck that had a 3-year-old boy in the backseat.

Kaiba Gionfriddo with his mother, April, and father, Bryan.

Device Helps Baby Survive

An innovative device made by a 3-D printer helped a Youngstown boy overcome a potentially fatal condition.


Man Faces Child Sex Charges

Youngstown sex offender Christopher Cavna, 26, was charged Wednesday by federal agents for sending pictures of himself engaged in sex acts w…


CARTS Workers Hit Picket Line


Workers officially announced they were on strike Wednesday and hit the picket line Thursday in front of both the Community Action Agency hea…

Adrienne and Dean Toth

Toth Declared Cancer Free

Adrienne Toth sent a picture on Wednesday showing her newborn son, Kellan, holding a sign declaring "my mommy is cancer free."

EPA hearing

Permit to Be Issued for Plant

The Ohio EPA held an informational meeting Wednesday evening about an air pollution permit it plans to issue soon to Pennant Midstream for i…

Golden Apple awards

7 Receive Golden Apples

The Golden Apple awards are given to teachers in the Youngstown Diocese that go above and beyond to assist in the spiritual and educational …

Lisbon Statue

Statue Questioned

Some residents at a town hall meeting Wednesday felt the choice of Clement Vallandigham for the statue might send the wrong message about wh…


2 Charged in PTO Theft


Gina Grata, 45, and Kelly Vocaire, 41, both of Hermitage, have been charged with theft and two counts of conspiracy for allegedly stealing m…

Counterfeit Money

Counterfeit Bills Passed


The U.S. Secret Service has joined local police in searching for two men who allegedly spent a couple days in the area last week leaving beh…

Stanley Helman

Chief Nabs Burglary Suspect

The Lordstown police chief caught a burglary suspect red-handed as he was leaving a house on Palmyra Road with a flat-screen TV.


Time Warner Contract Info

On May 31, 2013 at 5:00 PM, Time Warner's contract to carry WKBN, WYTV and WYFX Fox Youngstown will expire.


Internet Cafe Ban Passes


The Ohio Senate passed the measure on 27-6 vote, less than a year after blocking passage of a similar bill.