Navy shooter was in reserves

Aaron Alexis seems a study in contradictions: a former Navy reservist, a Defense Department contractor, a convert to Buddhism who was taking an online course in aeronautics. But he also had flashes of temper that led to run-ins with police over shootings in Fort Worth, Texas, and Seattle.

Michael Wymer, Heather Wymer

Couple jailed for abuse

UPDATE An Ellsworth Township couple charged with abusing their mentally-challenged family member has turned themselves in to police. …
Warren police

DOJ visits Warren police

Members of the U.S. Department of Justice are making sure a settlement agreement reached after an investigation found a pattern of excessive force and illegal searches within the Warren Police Department is being followed. …
YSU Brazil students

Brazil students visit YSU

Some MBA students and faculty from the University of Sao Paulo are in the area this week as part of an exchange program with Youngstown State University. …
RV burglaries

RV business burglar sought

Weathersfield police are looking for Wayne Edward Perry of Niles, who is facing eight counts of breaking and entering.…
Kress Building

Kress Building coming down

Despite a number of attempts to find funding and developers to save the once popular five-and-dime department store, the Kress Building is beyond repair. …
Columbiana JFS

Counties prep for SNAP changes

Recipients of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program soon will have to work 20 unpaid hours and satisfy other requirements to receive assistance.…
Mark Buccilli

Jazz musician cuts first CD

A life-long Youngstown resident is starting to crack into the international music business.…
VANDALS HIT GIRARD FOOTBALL FIELD

Vandals hit Girard stadium

Two people broke into the Girard football stadium late Sunday night and caused approximately $1,000 in damage to the big "G" sign. …
Farrell vandalism

Vandals strike in Farrell

Police in Farrell are investigating a rash of vandalism that includes smashing people’s windows and throwing a brick into a moving truck.…
D & L Energy

Sierra Club sues over records

The club's Ohio chapter is seeking documents related to the department's investigation of D & L Energy and Hardrock Excavating in Youngstown.…
Paul Brown murder trial

Murder charge dismissed

A judge dismissed charges Monday against a man charged with murdering a 17-year-old boy in 2009 after she found Youngstown police tampered with evidence in the case.…
Eric Taylor

Man arrested on roof

A Niles man accused of threatening to kill his girlfriend and her 2-year-old son over $20 was arrested by police Sunday after he was found hiding on the woman’s roof.…
Sunset Lounge

Troubled bar sold to church

A Warren bar where a 25-year-old man was fatally shot during a New Year’s Day party deemed a nuisance by the city has been sold to a pastor.…
Salus

Charges filed in break-ins

Weathersfield police have filed charges against a Youngstown man suspected of breaking into several sheds.…
Gina's drive thru fire

Arson suspected in fires

Arson is suspected in two overnight fires that heavily damaged a former Youngstown business and a vacant house.…
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Scouts honored at dinner

Area scouts were recognized for their commitment to better the community.…
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Arms features historical fashion

Fashionistas can see historical fashion through the years, as part of a new exhibit at the Arms Family Museum in Youngstown.…
Indianola accident

Crash victim identified

UPDATE One person is dead after an automobile accident Sunday night in Youngstown.…