The goal is to give children in Mahoning County a free book every month until they are 5 years old. The program is called Dolly Parton's Imagination Library.

United Way launches new literacy program

The goal of Dolly Parton's Imagination Library is to give children in Mahoning County a free book every month until they are 5 years old.…
Mahoning County Probate Judge candidate Chris Sammarone is coming under fire for comments he made about gender and voting.

Sammarone responds to ad critics

One of the candidates in next month's Democratic primary for Mahoning County probate judge says he can't understand all the controversy over his use of a 20-year-old quote in his campaign material.…
Youngstown Mayor John McNally reads to students

Grade school students urged down college path

Going to college may not be the first thing on a second grader’s mind, but a local agency is hoping to get the ball rolling with a program to help students down that path.…
Victims of crime luncheon held in Youngstown Ohio

Help is ready for victims of crime

A local organization honored those who have lost their lives to crime in recognition of National Victims' Rights Week. …
More dog wardens will patrol Youngstown Ohio

Dog wardens to patrol Youngstown streets

Youngstown city leaders and the Mahoning County Dog Warden's office announced a partnership that puts a deputy dog warden on the streets during active hours. …
Ohio State Patrol

Deputy crashes during chase

A Trumbull County deputy crashed during a pursuit on Route 422 in Warren Township. …
wildkittens taken to shelters will be killed

Most wild kittens taken to shelters will be killed

Wild kittens that will number in the tens of millions this year are starting to be born, but half of them won't survive, an especially acute problem at overtaxed shelters forced to euthanize the millions they receive. …
Over a dozen students were injured in a school stabbing Wednesday morning near Pittsburgh.

Suspect named in Pittsburgh-area school stabbings

UPDATE An official says four students were believed to be seriously injured at a high school near Pittsburgh, where a student with a knife stabbed or slashed others, injuring as many as 20.…
GM

NHTSA fines General Motors

In the midst of a major recall, General Motors is facing another problem today. WKBN'S Dennis Biviano continues to follow the story.…
books

Free books

The United Way of Youngstown is offering up a new program to get Valley children to pick up a book.…