Ohio healthcare

Dems to focus on women's health

The party’s full 2014 slate appeared together for the first time to accept endorsements from Planned Parenthood.


Bill targets baby drug addiction

The Ohio House has approved a bill requiring hospital maternity units and newborn care nurseries and maternity homes to report the number of…


Public works renewal to ballot

Ohio voters get to decide whether to renew a public works program that funds improvements to roadways, bridges and other local infrastructur…

Liberty road levy

Liberty seeks road levy

It failed in November, but Liberty Township trustees are trying to get voters to approve a new road tax on the May ballot.

Flu cases on rise

Flu cases on rise

Local doctors said they’re seeing significant increases in cold viruses among their patients, as well as a return of the H1N1 strain of infl…


Salem conserving salt supply

The street foreman in Salem said this is the lowest he has seen the city’s salt supply in almost 10 years.

McDonald shooting

Man dead after domestic dispute


McDonald police and the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation are on the scene of a fatal domestic situation in the villa…

youngstown state to cancel august graduation

YSU plans for active shooter situations

A day after shots rang out on the campus of Purdue University, officials at Youngstown State University said they are trying their best to p…

North Benton kennel raid

Dogs taken from North Benton kennel

More than 100 dogs were taken from a home in southern Mahoning County after humane agents executed a search warrant at a North Benton kennel…

Accident claims three lives

Accident claims three lives

In a matter of seconds, tragedy struck four families, when two vehicles crashed head-on on state Route 518 in Wayne Township, just before 11…

Vallourec to cut 1,400 jobs company-wide. The impact for operations in Youngstown, Ohio is not clear.

Vallourec vote stirs up controversy

Two Vallourec Star employees said they don’t think this week’s vote to join the United Electrical Workers Union is going to pass.