Arrest

Escapee Buys Cheetos

A boy who briefly escaped from a western Pennsylvania juvenile detention facility apparently had the munchies.

Fire Station

YFD Set for Upgrades

The Youngstown Fire Department will soon have a new ladder truck, new fire station, and six new firefighters to add to the force.

parkinkg bureau

City Proposes Parking Court

An estimated $100,000 is owed to the city of Youngstown in unpaid parking tickets, and now an effort is being made to collect the money.

Tree Smashes Car

Photos: Wind Damage

A gallery of photos submitted by viewers showing wind damage across the Valley.

Hartford Storm

Storms Down Trees, Wires

Severe thunderstorms caused damage throughout the area on Wednesday afternoon.

Trumbull Sewers

Grant Sought for Sewer Projects

Trumbull County Commissioners are continuing efforts to get residents tapped into a sewer system at an affordable rate.

Johnston Twp. Well

Shale Drilling Begins

Drilling operations into the Utica Shale are beginning in Trumbull County.

West Virginia State Police

Donofrios Wait for Answers

West Virginia officials said Wednesday it took more than one year to identify James Donofrio's body after it was pulled from the Ohio River …

guns

New Gun Checks Proposed

Two U.S. senators announced a new proposal Wednesday that would expand background checks for gun-buyers.

Hubbard Attic Fire

Fire Breaks Out in Attic

A fire at home a home Princeton Avenue in Hubbard appears to have started in the attic.

Shale Traffic

Shale Traffic Increases

As construction continues on a multi-million dollar natural gas cryogenic processing plant in Mahoning County, residents in local communitie…

YSU Foundation

YSU Unveils Scholarship Plan

This year, the foundation awarded 2,500 scholarships worth $5.2 million. Luke Politsky and Catie Carney are Dr. Leslie Cochran University Sc…

Barack Obama, Jeffrey Zients

Obama Budget to Congress

President Barack Obama sent Congress a $3.8 trillion spending blueprint on Wednesday that strives to achieve a "grand bargain" to tame runaw…