"Pump Boys" cast

‘Pump Boys’ Cast Reunites for Show

"Pump Boys and Dinettes" was Youngstown's longest running show, with 200 performances in two years starting in 1988. The original cast has reunited for a two-weekend run at the DeYor. …

Ex-Iowa slaughterhouse manager faces US charges

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — After fleeing to Israel following an immigration raid in 2008, a former manager at a kosher slaughterhouse in Iowa finally appeared in a U.S. courtroom Friday to face charges that he conspired to…

Boston bomb suspect died of gunshots, blunt trauma

BOSTON (AP) — The family of slain Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev was making arrangements Friday for his funeral as investigators searched the woods near the college attended by his younger brother and alleged accomplice. A funeral…
Middlefield Dash Cam

Shootout Caught on Dash Cam

The Middlefield Village Police Department has released dash cam video of a shootout with officers that left the suspect being fatally shot and two police officers injured.…

Pa. nonprofit founder charged with stealing $530K

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — A Lycoming County man faces felony theft charges for allegedly stealing more than $500,000 from the nonprofit company he founded to help trou……
Voting Registration

Proposal Has Other Effects

An attorney who studied Youngstown's Issue 1, the Community Bill of Rights, said the language shows a far greater reach than banning hydraulic fracturing within the city limits. …

Stocks surge to new highs after hiring climbs

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is surging past new milestones after the government reported a big pickup in hiring at U.S. employers. The Dow Jones industrial average crossed 15,000 for the first time Friday and the…

Santorum praises NRA as Constitution “warriors”

HOUSTON (AP) — Former Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum praised the National Rifle Association as “warriors” defending the U.S. Constitution. Santorum spoke Friday in the political rally at the NRA’s national convention in Houston. The convention is being…

Texas fertilizer plant targeted by thieves in past

WEST, Texas (AP) — Burglars occasionally sneaked into and around a Texas fertilizer plant in the years before a massive, deadly explosion — sometimes looking for a chemical fertilizer stored at the plant that can be used to…
Healthy Eating

Eating Healthy on a Budget

Eating healthy isn't always cheap, but some people in Niles learned how they can still buy nutritious food without dishing out too much money. …

Proposed SC budget says no junk food for governor

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Lawmakers in South Carolina are trying to keep junk food out of the governor’s mansion. State senators inserted a clause in the 2013-14 budget plan that would bar Gov. Nikki Haley’s office and the…

Hill aides: White House recalculates spending cuts

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House budget office is recalculating how to apply automatic spending cuts for a handful of agencies, freeing up almost $4 billion for the Pentagon and another $1 billion or so for homeland security…
PennDOT Memorial

PennDOT Places Memorial

A bright orange reminder of the dangers involved with working in road construction was erected Friday in Lawrence County. …

Boy Scouts to vacate Philly home under settlement

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Boy Scouts of America group has agreed to vacate its rent-free, city-owned Philadelphia headquarters as part of a settlement reached after a long legal battle with the city over the organization’s ban on gays,…

Former Iowa slaughterhouse manager back in Iowa

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — After fleeing to Israel following a 2008 immigration raid, a former manager at a kosher slaughterhouse in Iowa has appeared in a U.S. courtroom to answer charges that he harbored immigrants in the…
DeMaine Kitchen

Staffer Enters Mayor's Race

The list of candidates trying to get on the general election ballot for Youngstown Mayor this fall is growing rapidly. …

Cruz: Government not prosecuting gun crimes

HOUSTON (AP) — Texas U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz says the federal government should put its efforts into prosecuting criminals who illegally buy guns and not into trying to pass new gun control laws. Cruz told thousands of people…