books

Free books

The United Way of Youngstown is offering up a new program to get Valley children to pick up a book.…
Fire on Ohio Ave. in Youngstown Ohio

Fire damages vacant duplex

UPDATE Youngstown fire officials said a blaze at a duplex on the city's North Side early Wednesday morning was intentionally set. …
Poland's Adam Knight

Knight leads Poland past Hubbard

Poland outlasted Hubbard 3-1 in a pitcher’s duel Tuesday night at Cene Park. Andrew Knight (1-0)  tossed a complete game shutout for the Bulldogs.  He struck o……
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, right, poses with President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins, before a state banquet given in honour of the Irish President, at Windsor Castle Tuesday April 8, 2014, in Windsor, England. Guests and dignitaries including Irish Prime Minister, Enda Kenny and Northern Ireland's Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness attending the banquet at the end of the first day of a state visit by Ireland's Michael D. Higgins. Ireland's Michael D. Higgins is making the first state visit by a president of the republic since it gained independence from Britain. Camilla Duchess of Cornwall at left. (AP Photo / Dan Kitwood)

Queen hosts Irish president on first UK state visit

President Michael D. Higgins, Ireland's elfin head of state, was guest of honor at a royal banquet that brought together former enemies in Northern Ireland and leading politicians and celebrities of Britain and Ireland. …
George Wallace wins lawsuit

Jury awards George Wallace $1.3M in Vegas lawsuit

The split decision in a civil negligence and personal injury lawsuit against the Bellagio Las Vegas hotel-casino came after two weeks of testimony and about 12 hours of deliberations.…
FILE - Entertainer Mickey Rooney is shown in this May 1987 file photo. Rooney, a Hollywood legend whose career spanned more than 80 years, has died. He was 93. Los Angeles Police Commander Andrew Smith said that Rooney was with his family when he died Sunday, April 6, 2014, at his North Hollywood home. (AP Photo/File)

Mickey Rooney’s will details final wishes

The will was signed by Rooney on March 11 and called for his stepson Mark Rooney and his wife to be the sole beneficiaries of the actor's estate, which is valued at only $18,000.…
David Pepper, Democratic candidate for Ohio Attorney General, outlines his strategy for dealing with the state's heroin epidemic on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in Columbus, Ohio. Pepper proposes treating the problem as a public health crisis, boosting treatment and prevention efforts and creating tough penalties for dealers. (AP Photo/Andrew Welsh-Huggins)

Ohio candidate calls for more heroin treatment

Money from Ohio's expanded Medicaid funding should be directed to addiction treatment, David Pepper said, adding the state should also return local government dollars to communities dealing with the crisis.…
VOTING-OHIO-BALLOT-BOX

Funding cut threat for absentee ballots eliminated

Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald, a Democratic candidate for governor, cited the budget amendment in his request Tuesday for a federal investigation into whether laws signed recently by Kasich are intended to suppress Democratic and minority votes.…
Comedian Brenda Elsagher talked about her diagnosis and survival of ostomy surgery.

Comedienne discusses cancer, survival

The Youngstown Ostomy Support Group fluctuates in size, but a normal meeting usually has about a dozen people attend on a monthly basis.…
K9 training North Lima Ohio

Training keeps K-9 teams on the ready

The Mahoning County Sheriff's Office and a Pennsylvania kennel are teaming up to keep K-9 handlers up to date on their commands and skills for the animals. …