Youngstown Street Department truck

Harsh winter drives up city’s costs

In winters like this one, street department workers are sure to pick up a few hours of overtime. But this year, some are working double shif…

Snow-covered fire hydrant

Hydrants must be dug out

Residents with fire hydrants on their property are reminded to keep them free of ice and snow.

Curtis Kothera

Police nab suspected thief

Vienna police said surveillance video and some detective work helped solve a theft case that occurred on Friday.

Matthew Kuti

Coach charged with beating woman

An Austintown Fitch wrestling coach is facing domestic violence and other charges after an altercation with a woman in a Boardman parking lo…

Downtown Youngstown skyline

Area ranks among most affordable

The Youngstown-Warren Metro Area is one of the least expensive urban areas in the U.S., according to a private data collection firm.

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Teen pleads in murder case

A Youngstown teen pleaded guilty Monday to murder and other charges surrounding a 2012 murder case.

Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor was in the Mahoning Valley in February to kick off the Start Talking campaign.

Taylor kicks off Start Talking

Police departments are putting it on their Facebook pages, schools are hanging posters in the hallways; a conversation is starting and it’s …

Festival of Voice

Making a joyful noise

A very special church service Sunday evening brought together the voices and instruments that lead worship services all around the Valley.

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Amiker nets career high in YSU’s loss

Junior Shawn Amiker scored a career-high 25 points and hit a 3-pointer to force overtime, but the Youngstown State men’s basketball team dro…