Facebook buying messaging app

The world’s biggest social networking company said Wednesday that it is paying $12 billion in Facebook stock and $4 billion in cash for What…

Loans build bridge to new cityscape

A pair of downtown building projects can move forward thanks to bridge loans approved Wednesday night by Youngstown City Council.

Marcellus shale production increases

The U.S. Department of Energy estimates that the Marcellus shale now provides about 18 percent of the nation’s natural gas.

Tressel being wooed as YSU president

In a letter to the university’s Board of Trustees, U.S. Congressman Tim Ryan pledged his support for former YSU football coach Jim Tressel.

Doctors optimistic baby is cancer free

Doctors pushed back Torence Thomas’s final cancer determination tests to early March to allow his latest round of chemotherapy to take actio…

Murdered teen’s father files lawsuit

It has been almost 13 months since Teddy Foltz was brutally beaten to death at the age of 14 and on Wednesday, the boy’s father said going t…

Students plugged in to education

Students start using iPads in kindergarten in the Jackson-Milton School District, but how much screen time do experts recommend for children…

Overdose antidote bill considered

Ohio lawmakers are considering a bill to provide a drug overdose antidote to friends or family members of addicts without the risk of prosec…