Catholic Diocese of Youngstown announces resignation of priest, investigation ongoing

Catholic Diocese of Youngstown announces resignation of priest, investigation ongoing

Father Swierz served as priest for St. Patrick Parish in Hubbard, the President of St. Joseph the Provider School and Dean of Trumbull County.

58 mins ago by Corey Vallas
Grand opening for new Animal Charity of Ohio facility set for Monday

Grand opening for new Animal Charity of Ohio facility set for Monday

The organization will cut the ribbon on its new location at 8469 Southern Boulevard on June 24.

1 hr 41 mins ago by Corey Vallas
Youngstown Police Department hopes to add new officers

Youngstown Police Department hopes to add new officers

YPD lists the salary for police officers as $43,680 - $62,479.04.

2 hrs 47 mins ago by Corey Vallas
Trumbull Co. Fair opens new camping spot ahead of event

Trumbull Co. Fair opens new camping spot ahead of event

Starting at 9 a.m. Tuesday, existing campers can go to the fair office if they want to move to the new spots.

3 hrs 14 mins ago by Corey Vallas
Our heat wave ends with the potential for severe storms

Our heat wave ends with the potential for severe storms

A more comfortable and pleasant day is expected on Monday

5 hrs 42 mins ago by Jimmy Wendolek
Juneteenth festivities continue Sunday in downtown Youngstown

Juneteenth festivities continue Sunday in downtown Youngstown

A week of events to celebrate Juneteenth continue in downtown Youngstown. A celebration of culture, fun, and food took place downtown Youngstown, at Wean Park, near the Covelli Centre.

5 hrs 31 mins ago by Janet Rogers
Rite Aid closing more stores in Youngstown, Austintown, Alliance

Rite Aid closing more stores in Youngstown, Austintown, Alliance

Rite Aid, the large drug store chain that filed for bankruptcy last year, announced another wave of 22 store closures including eight in Ohio.

June 22nd, 1:45 PM EDT by Mike Gauntner
Kensington Solar withdraws plans for solar energy facility in Columbiana Co.

Kensington Solar withdraws plans for solar energy facility in Columbiana Co.

A notice of withdrawal by Kensington Solar was filed Wednesday.

June 22nd, 1:26 PM EDT by Corey Vallas
Woman dies after being trapped under Harley Davidson north of Trumbull County

Woman dies after being trapped under Harley Davidson north of Trumbull County

State Troopers say drugs or alcohol may have been a factor in a deadly motorcycle crash three miles north of Trumbull County.

June 22nd, 1:26 PM EDT by Mike Gauntner
Dorm supply giveaway Saturday for Youngstown students going away to college

Dorm supply giveaway Saturday for Youngstown students going away to college

Graduating seniors from Youngstown East, Chaney, Ursuline, Mooney, Valley Christian, Rayen Early College and Urban Scholars are eligible.

June 22nd, 10:35 AM EDT by Corey Vallas
Downtown Youngstown advocate fears for the future of the city

Downtown Youngstown advocate fears for the future of the city

Some local leaders are still trying to save it because of the building's location and the history it holds.

June 22nd, 1:40 PM EDT by Sydney Canty
2nd annual Sharon Strawberry Festival kicks off Saturday

2nd annual Sharon Strawberry Festival kicks off Saturday

More than 500 quarts of fresh strawberries will arrive around 11 a.m. for fresh picking.

June 22nd, 10:11 AM EDT by Corey Vallas
A list of summer events in the Valley

A list of summer events in the Valley

This is an ever-growing list. If you have a summer event you'd like featured here, you can send us an email at [email protected].

June 22nd, 8:22 AM EDT by Zach Mosca, Alex Kamczyc & Corey Vallas
Badger's Mariani, Mooney's Turner head to Scotland for Junior Golf Invitational

Badger's Mariani, Mooney's Turner head to Scotland for Junior Golf Invitational

Badger's Austin Mariani and Cardinal Mooney's Rocco Turner will compete in the Scotland Junior Golf Invitational.

June 21st, 11:55 PM EDT by Brittany Bissell
Ohio Viking Festival kicks off at Trumbull County Fairgrounds this weekend

Ohio Viking Festival kicks off at Trumbull County Fairgrounds this weekend

There will be belly dancing, jousting, full combat, warrior pipes and of course Vikings. 

June 21st, 11:56 PM EDT by Zach Mosca & Erin Simonek
Boardman Township begins outreach on potential EMS levy in November

Boardman Township begins outreach on potential EMS levy in November

This week, officials kicked off community outreach efforts to spread the word of a potential EMS levy and how it could benefit the area.

June 21st, 10:44 PM EDT by Alex Kamczyc
Columbiana Chalk on Main event set for June 22 & 23

Columbiana Chalk on Main event set for June 22 & 23

Columbiana's annual Chalk on Main event will take place on Main Street in Downtown Columbiana, as chalk artists will transform Main Street into a patchwork of colorful murals.

June 21st, 10:18 PM EDT by Shawn Ellwood
Report: Ohio housing prices reach all-time high in May despite sales increase

Report: Ohio housing prices reach all-time high in May despite sales increase

Despite home sales increasing 3.2% compared to May 2023, average house prices across Ohio in May reached $305,041, a 9.1% increase from that same time last year.

June 21st, 9:47 PM EDT by Shawn Ellwood
Summer Garden Food Manufacturing in Boardman sold to Canadian company

Summer Garden Food Manufacturing in Boardman sold to Canadian company

The sale is expected to close with 20 to 45 days.

June 21st, 9:29 PM EDT by Alex Kamczyc
Community celebrates soft opening of K.L. Simon Community Center

Community celebrates soft opening of K.L. Simon Community Center

Pastor Ken Simon tells 21 News the K.L. Simon Community Center is decades in the making and has truly been a labor of love.

June 21st, 8:57 PM EDT by Chris Cerenelli
Cause of warehouse fire in Campbell under investigation

Cause of warehouse fire in Campbell under investigation

At this time, it's unclear if a business occupies the space of the building.

23 hrs 42 mins ago by Alex Kamczyc & Corey Vallas
Norfolk Southern to establish Vent & Burn Workgroup after East Palestine response

Norfolk Southern to establish Vent & Burn Workgroup after East Palestine response

The Workgroup is a part of an effort from Norfolk Southern to examine vent and burn decisions days before the NTSB is set hold a hearing to approve the findings of its investigation into the train derailment.

June 21st, 8:49 PM EDT by Shawn Ellwood
Norfolk Southern to host two financial planning workshops for East Palestine residents

Norfolk Southern to host two financial planning workshops for East Palestine residents

The financial planning workshops on Saturday, June 22 are being held for East Palestine residents with questions about the financial implications of payments from the $600 million class action settlement involving the East Palestine Train Derailment.

June 21st, 8:25 PM EDT by Shawn Ellwood
Boardman Subaru donates $5K to Mill Creek Metroparks

Boardman Subaru donates $5K to Mill Creek Metroparks

Funding from the initiative will go toward the park's "Keep Mill Creek Green" program.

June 21st, 6:50 PM EDT by Alex Kamczyc
Lowellville and Coitsville residents ‘fed up’ with landfill trucks

Lowellville and Coitsville residents ‘fed up’ with landfill trucks

Despite signs prohibiting landfill trucks, residents say it's been a problem for years. Many of these trucks are dropping waste at a nearby landfill, but their GPS is bringing them off the highway, and onto these residential roads.

June 21st, 6:15 PM EDT by Kaitlyn McCarthy
One taken to hospital in Howland car accident

One taken to hospital in Howland car accident

No other injuries were reported from the incident.

June 21st, 5:46 PM EDT by Alex Kamczyc
UPDATE: Roads reopen after one-car accident delays traffic on 680 Northbound

UPDATE: Roads reopen after one-car accident delays traffic on 680 Northbound

The car was unoccupied and no one was near the area, according to police.

June 21st, 9:46 PM EDT by Alex Kamczyc
SUV crashes into work vehicle on Ohio Turnpike

SUV crashes into work vehicle on Ohio Turnpike

According to the Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission (OTIC), a turnpike employee who was setting up a work zone was struck while seated inside his work vehicle by a motorist traveling in an SUV.

June 21st, 5:20 PM EDT by Shawn Ellwood
Youngstown Councilman awaits new report, establishing options to stabilize or restore Realty Tower

Youngstown Councilman awaits new report, establishing options to stabilize or restore Realty Tower

Until recently, Councilman Julius Oliver said the engineers conducting reports on the integrity of Realty Tower have been those who specialize in demolishing buildings. With that being said, Oliver said he decided it may be useful to bring in some more op

June 21st, 5:29 PM EDT by Madison Tromler
Delta Air Lines reviving non-stop travel from Pittsburgh to Salt Lake City

Delta Air Lines reviving non-stop travel from Pittsburgh to Salt Lake City

Delta will resume non-stop service between Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) and Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) beginning Saturday, November 23, and will operate the route daily on a year-round basis.

June 21st, 9:03 PM EDT by Shawn Ellwood
Salem road to close Monday for track repairs

Salem road to close Monday for track repairs

Norfolk Southern will be repairing and performing maintenance on the railroad crossing on South Lincoln Avenue beginning Monday morning at 6 am. The road is scheduled to be reopened Tuesday night by 6 pm.

June 21st, 5:01 PM EDT by Robert McFerren
West Federal to reopen in downtown Youngstown Friday

West Federal to reopen in downtown Youngstown Friday

The closure was a precautionary measure after the cracks were discovered in a building on Tuesday.

June 21st, 5:35 PM EDT by Robert McFerren
Car crashes into Poland Township gas station Friday

Car crashes into Poland Township gas station Friday

Around 1 p.m. Friday afternoon, a driver lost control of her vehicle and crashed into Morgan Oil's front doors in the 6000 block of Center Road in the township.

June 21st, 3:22 PM EDT by Robert McFerren
10-month-old dies after being electrocuted by exposed wire in Warren

10-month-old dies after being electrocuted by exposed wire in Warren

The 10-month-old was electrocuted by exposed wiring on a box fan electrical cord.

June 21st, 1:04 PM EDT by Zach Mosca
Crains: Rite Aid likely to close 300 pharmacies in Ohio, Michigan

Crains: Rite Aid likely to close 300 pharmacies in Ohio, Michigan

Crain's was also stating that Walgreens "is likely to buy the stores’ prescription files." 

June 21st, 11:45 AM EDT by Robert McFerren
Company accuses Eastern Gateway of liquidating assets to avoid paying outstanding debt

Company accuses Eastern Gateway of liquidating assets to avoid paying outstanding debt

The document states that SRC has suffered over $47 million in damages due to operating expenses and profit-sharing payments that have not been reimbursed.

June 21st, 11:17 AM EDT by Zach Mosca
US Route 224 to close for culvert replacement in Berlin Township through early July

US Route 224 to close for culvert replacement in Berlin Township through early July

The detour is 10 miles, so if traveling in this direction, allow for additional time. The detour will be south on State Route 534 to State Route 165 and north on State Route 45.

June 21st, 6:30 PM EDT by Robert McFerren
Suicide Awareness Bus makes stop in Warren for one week

Suicide Awareness Bus makes stop in Warren for one week

The Suicide Awareness Bus, operated by Corey Richez of New Mexico and his wife will be at Save-A-Lot in Warren from sunrise until 10:00 p.m. Friday. The bus will remain in Warren for the next five days.

June 21st, 9:34 AM EDT by Zach Mosca
Section of McGuffey Road in Coitsville to close Monday, Tuesday

Section of McGuffey Road in Coitsville to close Monday, Tuesday

McGuffey Road will be closed between North Hubbard Road and Stateline Road from Monday, June 24 until Tuesday June 25 to complete necessary culvert replacements.

June 21st, 12:12 PM EDT by Zach Mosca
Section of Calla Road in Beaver Township to close for five days

Section of Calla Road in Beaver Township to close for five days

Calla Road between SR-7 and Sharrott Road will be closed from Monday, June 24 through Friday June 28 to complete necessary culvert replacements.

June 21st, 7:55 AM EDT by Zach Mosca
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June 21st, 7:20 AM EDT by Zach Mosca
Youngstown Business Incubator hosts Shark Tank kickoff event, names 'sharks'

Youngstown Business Incubator hosts Shark Tank kickoff event, names 'sharks'

Applications for the event, which will take place October 24, have also opened up.

June 20th, 10:22 PM EDT by Alex Kamczyc & Kylie Gessner
Youngstown Council officially condemns Israel-Hamas war

Youngstown Council officially condemns Israel-Hamas war

The vote passed 4 to 3 with Councilpersons Julius Oliver, Mike Ray and Anita Davis voting against the resolution.

June 20th, 10:23 PM EDT by Alex Kamczyc & Kylie Gessner
REPORT: Ohio's unemployment rate is higher than the national rate

REPORT: Ohio's unemployment rate is higher than the national rate

Additionally, the labor force participation rate in Ohio for April was 61.8%, while the national rate was 62.7%.

June 20th, 10:24 PM EDT by Alex Kamczyc
Mercy Health affirms medically necessary abortions

Mercy Health affirms medically necessary abortions

The decision contrasts the position of other Catholic and religious-based health systems that prohibit abortion procedures, regardless of the circumstances.

June 21st, 12:15 AM EDT by Erin Simonek
Local trucking company hosts hiring event to attract more drivers

Local trucking company hosts hiring event to attract more drivers

Companies like Aim Transportation Solutions are looking to build up their workforce but face dwindling interest in the career with a nationwide shortage.

June 21st, 8:58 PM EDT by Meredith Lea
Cincinnati company says it could stabilize Realty Building for possible restoration

Cincinnati company says it could stabilize Realty Building for possible restoration

Councilmen Julius Oliver and Mike Ray brought in a Cincinnati company to try to give another option besides demolition. But with the building in imminent danger of collapse, there's not a lot of time to act on this new possibility.

June 20th, 7:45 PM EDT by Chris Cerenelli
Youngstown City Health District to offer free lead testing for Youngstown Academy of Excellence students

Youngstown City Health District to offer free lead testing for Youngstown Academy of Excellence students

The clinic will be held June 25 at the Eugenia Atkinson Rec Center for students of the Youngstown Academy of Excellence.

June 20th, 6:47 PM EDT by Alex Kamczyc
Car dealerships feeling weight of cyber incident

Car dealerships feeling weight of cyber incident

At least three local dealerships were hit by this outage.

June 20th, 8:08 PM EDT by Corey McCrae
Iron City Wood Products: a tale of generational perseverance

Iron City Wood Products: a tale of generational perseverance

Iron City Wood Products continues to thrive despite its founder's tragic death 14 years ago.

June 20th, 6:18 PM EDT by Leslie Huff
Campbell man accused of posing as a teen to reach out to minors

Campbell man accused of posing as a teen to reach out to minors

A Campbell man is facing dozens of felony charges. Mahoning County Prosecutor Gina DeGenova said the charges stem from an elaborate scheme to lure teenagers into drugs and sexual activity online.

June 20th, 6:08 PM EDT by Kaitlyn McCarthy
Niles woman found guilty for strangling, abducting ex-girlfriend

Niles woman found guilty for strangling, abducting ex-girlfriend

Allyson Long, 26, was found guilty of two counts of strangulation, one count of abduction and a lesser assault charge.

June 20th, 4:49 PM EDT by Alex Kamczyc
State Fire Marshal urges safe, responsible, legal fireworks use for July 4th celebrations

State Fire Marshal urges safe, responsible, legal fireworks use for July 4th celebrations

According to SFM's Fire Prevention Bureau, 128 fireworks-caused fire incidents occurred in Ohio in 2023, with 22 of those incidents resulting in residential building fires totaling nearly $700,000 in damages.

June 20th, 2:36 PM EDT by Shawn Ellwood
Valley auto dealers affected by cyberattack halting sales

Valley auto dealers affected by cyberattack halting sales

Software company CDK Global was the victim of a cyberattack on Wednesday, meaning all dealers who rely on them had to halt sales for the time being. 

June 20th, 1:08 PM EDT by Zach Mosca
United Way of Youngstown receives $20K donation for recovery efforts, food delivery service

United Way of Youngstown receives $20K donation for recovery efforts, food delivery service

Boak and Sons, Inc. provided $10,000 to assist Downtown Recovery efforts as result of the Youngstown reality building explosion and $10,000 to assist United Way's monthly food delivery service, Saturday of Caring.

June 20th, 1:05 PM EDT by Shawn Ellwood
US Dept. of Justice: Youngstown landlord settles sexual harassment lawsuit for nearly $200,000

US Dept. of Justice: Youngstown landlord settles sexual harassment lawsuit for nearly $200,000

According to the consent decree, Joseph Pedaline, 72, of Youngstown, sexually harassed female tenants from approximately 2009 through 2020

June 20th, 12:49 PM EDT by Robert McFerren
Lane restrictions planned for Interstate 80 in Mercer County

Lane restrictions planned for Interstate 80 in Mercer County

Construction from the Ohio state border to mile marker 12 will occur between Monday, June 24 and Friday, June 28 and will include pavement patching to repair deteriorated sections of the interstate.

June 20th, 11:25 AM EDT by Shawn Ellwood
CFMV awards $191K to support Valley LGBTQ projects

CFMV awards $191K to support Valley LGBTQ projects

The funds from the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley will assist two local LGBTQ+ community projects which are scheduled to begin later this year.

June 20th, 11:46 AM EDT by Shawn Ellwood
Diocese of Youngstown launches revamped website

Diocese of Youngstown launches revamped website

The revamped website will allow visitors to find information on diocesan events, Mass times, job postings, diocesan ministries and Catholic Charities.

June 20th, 9:53 AM EDT by Shawn Ellwood
City of Youngstown to host annual Pride festival, parade Saturday

City of Youngstown to host annual Pride festival, parade Saturday

Pride celebrations in the Valley are continuing Saturday with Youngstown's annual Pride Festival from noon until 9:00 p.m.

June 20th, 9:33 AM EDT by Zach Mosca
Autism Society announces new Career Exploration Week

Autism Society announces new Career Exploration Week

The Career Exploration Week, scheduled for August 5-9, will offer a specialized curriculum focused on developing critical career adaptability skills for young adults with autism aged 18-25.

June 20th, 8:50 AM EDT by Shawn Ellwood
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June 20th, 8:02 AM EDT by Zach Mosca
Mercer County couple accused in protein shake scam, hundreds of bottles found in truck

Mercer County couple accused in protein shake scam, hundreds of bottles found in truck

Police say the couple was under investigation for a coupon scam in which they allegedly fraudulently stole $1,600 worth of Ensure protein shakes from Meijer and Marc's on June 11.

June 20th, 4:39 PM EDT by Zach Mosca & Jeena Cadigan
Game Changers to host annual golf outing to support youth development program

Game Changers to host annual golf outing to support youth development program

By participating in this outing, participants will be supporting Game Changers' youth development programs and 2024-2025 Phil Annarella Legacy Scholarship.

June 20th, 6:13 AM EDT by Zach Mosca
Firefighter files federal lawsuit against Warren Twp. alleging overtime pay violation

Firefighter files federal lawsuit against Warren Twp. alleging overtime pay violation

They are asking the judge to certify this as a class action lawsuit.

June 19th, 10:44 PM EDT by Corey Vallas & Janet Rogers
Vienna Township residents disappointed investigative audit will take over one year

Vienna Township residents disappointed investigative audit will take over one year

People who packed a Vienna Trustee meething expecting to find out results of what happened to 1.3 million dollars in tax and township funds, were disappointed to find thier wait will be much longer.

June 20th, 8:05 AM EDT by Janet Rogers
Fair housing symposium held in Youngstown

Fair housing symposium held in Youngstown

"This is kind of an opportunity to ask better questions and to be more informed," explained Sophia Buggs.

June 19th, 10:22 PM EDT by Erin Simonek
Reward offered for information leading to arrest of 'Shimmie' Miller's killer

Reward offered for information leading to arrest of 'Shimmie' Miller's killer

Crime Stoppers Mahoning Valley is offering a $5,000 reward for information into the shooting death of William "Shimmie" Miller.

June 19th, 9:46 PM EDT by Corey Vallas
Local Constitutional expert gives perspective on Louisiana mandating Ten Commandments in public schools

Local Constitutional expert gives perspective on Louisiana mandating Ten Commandments in public schools

This mandate means the Ten Commandments must be displayed in every public school from kindergarten to state universities starting in 2025.

June 19th, 8:39 PM EDT by Chris Cerenelli
Semi overturns on I-80 in North Jackson, blocks traffic

Semi overturns on I-80 in North Jackson, blocks traffic

The semi landed on its passenger side with part of its trailer flattening guardrails there.

June 19th, 8:21 PM EDT by Corey Vallas
Is the future of the civil rights movement in question?

Is the future of the civil rights movement in question?

A local historian feels the future of civil rights could soon be hanging in the balance.

June 19th, 6:21 PM EDT by Sydney Canty
Leetonia business offering eco-friendly water cremation services for pets

Leetonia business offering eco-friendly water cremation services for pets

Instead of the traditional cremation process, Silver Paw offers an alternative called water cremation. 

June 19th, 6:09 PM EDT by Leslie Huff
How can extreme heat impact your medication?

How can extreme heat impact your medication?

Changes in appearance, smell, or texture could mean your medication has been damaged.

June 19th, 5:19 PM EDT by Meredith Lea
Realty Building residents uncertain on next steps

Realty Building residents uncertain on next steps

For the people who've called the building home, that's only the beginning of their uncertainty. Residents say they've gotten regular updates from building management, but have not been told details of any demolition plan.

June 20th, 2:40 PM EDT by Kaitlyn McCarthy
Four insurance companies sue Norfolk Southern for alleged negligence

Four insurance companies sue Norfolk Southern for alleged negligence

The lawsuit alleges that Norfolk Southern negligently and carelessly breached their duties in properly inspecting and maintain their trains and railcars.

June 19th, 5:17 PM EDT by Alex Kamczyc
Advanced training held at Canfield Fairgrounds for teen drivers

Advanced training held at Canfield Fairgrounds for teen drivers

The Ohio Traffic Safety Office set up different tests at the fairgrounds as part of its summer training series.

June 19th, 4:40 PM EDT by Corey Vallas
Annual golf outing to support Phil Annarella Legacy Scholarship set for July 13

Annual golf outing to support Phil Annarella Legacy Scholarship set for July 13

The outing will feature an 18 hole scramble at the Pine Lakes Golf Club with registration starting at 1:30 p.m. on July 13.

June 19th, 3:55 PM EDT by Alex Kamczyc
Study finds East Palestine derailment pollutants spread to 16 states

Study finds East Palestine derailment pollutants spread to 16 states

The spike in air pollutants was caused by both the initial train fire and the controlled burn.

June 19th, 4:03 PM EDT by Jeena Cadigan
Boardman Subaru, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society donates blankets, care kits to Akron Children's Hospital

Boardman Subaru, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society donates blankets, care kits to Akron Children's Hospital

The two donated 80 blankets, 30 patient care kits and hand written messages of hope as part of Subaru's national Subaru Loves to Care initiative, which supports families impacted by blood cancer.

June 19th, 2:51 PM EDT by Alex Kamczyc
Valley animal shelters report influx of calls about animals outside during heat wave

Valley animal shelters report influx of calls about animals outside during heat wave

Animal Charity Coordinator Jane MacMurchy tells 21 News the humane society isn't seeing any more animal intakes than an average heat wave, but is seeing more calls than usual.

June 19th, 1:50 PM EDT by Zach Mosca
Willie Mays, the Giants’ electrifying ‘Say Hey Kid,’ dies at 93

Willie Mays, the Giants’ electrifying ‘Say Hey Kid,’ dies at 93

Willie Mays, baseball’s exuberant and electrifying ‘Say Hey Kid,’ has died at 93.

June 19th, 9:53 AM EDT
June 19 is a Federal holiday - all banks, state and Federal buildings closed today

June 19 is a Federal holiday - all banks, state and Federal buildings closed today

Juneteenth was made a National holiday in 2021.

June 19th, 9:49 AM EDT by Robert McFerren
Teens seriously injured after being thrown from vehicle in Lawrence County

Teens seriously injured after being thrown from vehicle in Lawrence County

Two teens, age 13 and 15 respectively, were thrown out of the windows of the vehicle. According to the release, they sustained 'suspected serious injuries.'

June 19th, 9:46 AM EDT by Zach Mosca
Crash cuts power in Warren neighborhood after car strikes pole

Crash cuts power in Warren neighborhood after car strikes pole

According to FirstEnergy's outage map, 74 people are without power in Warren as of 8:00 a.m.

June 19th, 8:53 AM EDT by Zach Mosca
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June 19th, 7:03 AM EDT by Zach Mosca
South Avenue Bridge to close Sunday for Juneteenth fireworks display

South Avenue Bridge to close Sunday for Juneteenth fireworks display

The closure will last from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m. Sunday, June 23.

June 19th, 5:41 AM EDT by Zach Mosca
Single-car crash cuts power for Youngstown neighborhood

Single-car crash cuts power for Youngstown neighborhood

Ohio Edison responded to the scene and crews say power should be restored soon.

June 19th, 5:28 AM EDT by Zach Mosca
Four taken to hospital after two-car crash in Youngstown

Four taken to hospital after two-car crash in Youngstown

The crash happened around 2:00 a.m. on Loveless Avenue when one car ran a stop sign and crashed into the back of an SUV. 

June 19th, 5:20 AM EDT by Zach Mosca
Storm causes flooding, power outages in Hubbard

Storm causes flooding, power outages in Hubbard

Most of the flooding has subsided Tuesday evening but FirstEnergy is expected to restore power to all residents by Wednesday morning.

June 19th, 3:28 PM EDT by Erin Simonek
Singer Justin Timberlake charged with driving while intoxicated in the Hamptons

Singer Justin Timberlake charged with driving while intoxicated in the Hamptons

A law enforcement official told The Associated Press that singer Justin Timberlake has been arrested and is accused of driving while intoxicated on New York’s Long Island.

June 18th, 9:03 PM EDT
SNAP benefit fraud on the rise: How you can protect yourself

SNAP benefit fraud on the rise: How you can protect yourself

ODJFS suggests carefully examining the card readers to see if a skimming device has been placed on it

June 18th, 7:15 PM EDT by Sydney Canty
Downtown Youngstown community leaders hope to save Realty Building

Downtown Youngstown community leaders hope to save Realty Building

After the owner’s decision to have the Realty Building demolished in the near future, community leaders are afraid they could see a hole in the heart of Youngstown.

June 18th, 5:15 PM EDT by Kaitlyn McCarthy
Boardman crash backing up traffic at South Avenue and Route 224

Boardman crash backing up traffic at South Avenue and Route 224

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is on the scene and says the extent of injuries is unknown, but people were being transported to the hospital.

June 18th, 5:03 PM EDT by Robert McFerren
New pet cremation service opening in Leetonia

New pet cremation service opening in Leetonia

A ribbon cutting for the newly launched Silver Paw, LLC., a new business in Leetonia that offers pet cremation, will be held on Monday, June 24.

June 18th, 3:18 PM EDT by Shawn Ellwood
Chalk on the Walk event to be held June 22 in downtown Warren

Chalk on the Walk event to be held June 22 in downtown Warren

The Fine Arts Council of Trumbull County's annual Chalk on the Walk will be happening this Saturday, June 22nd, from 11 AM - 3 PM on Courthouse Square in downtown Warren.

June 18th, 2:34 PM EDT by Shawn Ellwood
Valley doctor involved in kickback scheme asks for early release from probation

Valley doctor involved in kickback scheme asks for early release from probation

When arguing in favor of her early release, Dr. Canby's attorneys say she has had no prior criminal history and her conduct during her probation period has been 'exemplary' and that she presents no danger in reengaging in criminal behavior.

June 18th, 1:06 PM EDT by Zach Mosca
Poland Village Council to discuss prohibiting adult-use cannabis businesses

Poland Village Council to discuss prohibiting adult-use cannabis businesses

This comes as other Valley communities have discussed and voted on similar measures involving recreational marijuana dispensaries and sales.

June 18th, 12:49 PM EDT by Shawn Ellwood
Poland High School student sentenced for rape of student in auditorium

Poland High School student sentenced for rape of student in auditorium

Alvin Jeffries was sentenced to the Department of Youth Services until he turns 21 years old. He must also register as a tier 1 sex offender for 10 years.

June 18th, 12:31 PM EDT by Zach Mosca
Warren woman on trial for strangulation, abduction charges

Warren woman on trial for strangulation, abduction charges

The police report does not detail the alleged crime, but an indictment says this alleged crime occurred with someone Long had a familial or dating relationship with.

June 18th, 5:54 PM EDT by Zach Mosca
Pre-trial begins for 2nd case against Youngstown man charged with rape

Pre-trial begins for 2nd case against Youngstown man charged with rape

In April, Perkins was sentenced to 20 years to life in prison on charges of rape and gross sexual imposition against a then 4-year-old girl, the first of two victims.

June 18th, 1:56 PM EDT by Shawn Ellwood

Millions in the US prepare for more sweltering heat as floodwaters inundate parts of the Midwest

Ceremony marks start of rebuilding for Pittsburgh synagogue targeted in antisemitic mass shooting

FBI offers reward for information about deadly southern New Mexico wildfires

A fourth victim has died a day after a shooting at an Arkansas grocery store

Abortion access has won when it's been on the ballot. That’s not an option for half the states

Flooding forces people from homes in some parts of Iowa while much of US broils again in heat

Illinois may soon return land the US stole from a Prairie Band Potawatomi chief 175 years ago

Philadelphia police officer shot by fleeing suspect is in critical condition

2 people were taken to a hospital after lightning struck a tree near a PGA Tour event in Connecticut

New Mexico heavy rain and flash flooding prompt mandatory evacuations

Woman dies after being trapped under Harley Davidson north of Trumbull County

US Route 224 to close for culvert replacement in Berlin Township through early July

Rite Aid closing more stores in Youngstown, Austintown, Alliance

Local trucking company hosts hiring event to attract more drivers

10-month-old dies after being electrocuted by exposed wire in Warren

Niles woman found guilty for strangling, abducting ex-girlfriend

One taken to hospital in Howland car accident

Downtown Youngstown advocate fears for the future of the city

Our heat wave ends with the potential for severe storms

Lowellville and Coitsville residents ‘fed up’ with landfill trucks