Cubing event draws competitors to Valley

Cubing event draws competitors to Valley

One hundred of the world's quickest problem-solvers put their skills to the test at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles during a two-day event.

February 20th, 8:28 AM EST by Rachael Kerr
Biden says too many Americans are saddled with school debt as he cancels federal loans for 153,000

Biden says too many Americans are saddled with school debt as he cancels federal loans for 153,000

President Joe Biden is spotlighting his efforts to cancel billions of dollars in student debt as he ramps up his reelection campaign.

13 mins ago
Former adoptive parents sentenced for abusing teen in Trumbull County

Former adoptive parents sentenced for abusing teen in Trumbull County

A Trumbull county couple both learned their sentences for abusing a teenager they were supposed to be caring for.

1 hr 9 mins ago by Leslie Huff
Toyota recalls 280,000 pickups and SUVs because transmissions can deliver power even when in neutral

Toyota recalls 280,000 pickups and SUVs because transmissions can deliver power even when in neutral

Toyota is recalling about 280,000 pickup trucks and SUVs in the U.S. The recall is to fix a transmission problem that can let the vehicles creep forward while in neutral.

1 hr 23 mins ago
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center breaks ground on expansion

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center breaks ground on expansion

The 2,100 sq. ft add-on will house a second linear accelerator (LINAC) machine, offering treatments not previously available to local communities.

1 hr 8 mins ago by Meredith Lea
Fear, concerns rise as Eastern Gateway Community College pauses student enrollment

Fear, concerns rise as Eastern Gateway Community College pauses student enrollment

The college's board of trustees unanimously approved the motion to pause enrollment during a special meeting held this afternoon regarding the ongoing issues related to the college's finances.

34 mins ago by Alex Kamczyc
Infant vitamin supplement recalled for elevated level of vitamin D3

Infant vitamin supplement recalled for elevated level of vitamin D3

Nordic Naturals is voluntarily recalling one lot of Nordic Naturals Baby’s Vitamin D3 Liquid after a manufacturing error

2 hrs 5 mins ago by Robert McFerren
FDA warns against smartwatches and rings that claim to measure blood sugar without needles

FDA warns against smartwatches and rings that claim to measure blood sugar without needles

Smartwatches and smart rings that claim to measure blood sugar levels without piercing the skin could be dangerous and should be avoided.

2 hrs 13 mins ago
Mercer man behind bars for drug trafficking, gun convictions

Mercer man behind bars for drug trafficking, gun convictions

Michael Love, 46, has been sentenced to 33 months behind bars for distributing these drugs in Mercer County between 2020 and 2021.

2 hrs 39 mins ago by Alex Kamczyc
Major construction project coming to Route 39 in East Liverpool

Major construction project coming to Route 39 in East Liverpool

The East Liverpool Planning Director, Bill Cowan, doesn’t expect construction to start for another two to three years.

3 hrs 12 mins ago by Jeena Cadigan
UPDATE: Brittany Watts to attend State of the Union address in March

UPDATE: Brittany Watts to attend State of the Union address in March

The Trumbull County Grand Jury considered her case in January and issued a no-bill, meaning she would not be charged with a crime.

3 hrs 22 mins ago by Corey Vallas & Alex Kamczyc
Vienna man, caught lying about military service, pleads guilty to strangulation

Vienna man, caught lying about military service, pleads guilty to strangulation

Kotey Paden, 31, plead guilty to third-degree strangulation and a misdemeanor offenses of domestic violence and endangering children this week after an earlier testimony of his was called into question for being false.

2 hrs 10 mins ago by Alex Kamczyc
Beloved Pittsburgh Zoo seal passes away at 18 years old

Beloved Pittsburgh Zoo seal passes away at 18 years old

Officials from the Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium have announced the loss of a beloved sea lion known to zoo-goers as “Hawk”.

3 hrs 39 mins ago by Mike Gauntner
AG Yost announces recommendations for the future of police training

AG Yost announces recommendations for the future of police training

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost’s Blue Ribbon Task Force announces recommendations for multidimensional changes in the future of statewide law enforcement training.

3 hrs ago by Maura Rubinic
All Ohio Future Fund accepting applications for economic development assistance

All Ohio Future Fund accepting applications for economic development assistance

The fund dedicates $750 million to local communities to help them prepare sites and attract new transformational businesses.

4 hrs 55 mins ago by Zach Mosca
Ohio Auditor Special Investigations Unit 'looking into' Vienna Township finances

Ohio Auditor Special Investigations Unit 'looking into' Vienna Township finances

21 News has confirmed that the Special Investigations Unit of the Ohio Auditor's office is looking into possible irregularities involving Vienna Township's finances. 

6 hrs 17 mins ago by J. Breen Mitchell
Trumbull County Children Services implements new PACT program

Trumbull County Children Services implements new PACT program

Trumbull County Children Services (TCCS) is one of eight county agencies selected to implement the Public Children Services Association of Ohio's (PCSAO) new program PACT. 

6 hrs 47 mins ago by Maura Rubinic
Contagious horse disease closes Hollywood Gaming stable gates; racing to continue

Contagious horse disease closes Hollywood Gaming stable gates; racing to continue

The Hollywood Gaming at the Mahoning Valley Race Course has closed its stable gates, not allowing horses in or out of the facility due to a highly contagious disease in the horse stables.

5 hrs 59 mins ago by Robert McFerren
Trumbull County Engineer proposes remediation project for historic Warren bridge

Trumbull County Engineer proposes remediation project for historic Warren bridge

The project is scheduled to begin in the spring of 2026 and be completed by the fall of 2026. The project is expected to cost about $5,161,756.

7 hrs 7 mins ago by Zach Mosca
Landlord blames majority of financial loses on Steward Health's lagging rent payments

Landlord blames majority of financial loses on Steward Health's lagging rent payments

MPT says the resumption of full rent payments by Steward will be attained by several strategic moves, including the sale of some assets.

7 hrs 13 mins ago by Mike Gauntner
Regional Chamber to honor local businesses at Family-Owned Business Recognition Dinner

Regional Chamber to honor local businesses at Family-Owned Business Recognition Dinner

Regional Chamber announced the 14 family-owned businesses that will be honored at the Valley's third annual Family-Owned Business Recognition Dinner

5 hrs 4 mins ago by Maura Rubinic
More details revealed in police chase that ended in crash on Youngstown's north side

More details revealed in police chase that ended in crash on Youngstown's north side

The chase started when an officer attempted to conduct a traffic stop near Woodcrest Avenue and Bennington Avenue when a driver failed to stop at a stop sign as well as use a turn signal.

8 hrs 30 mins ago by Zach Mosca
Suspects accused of stealing identities to buy gift cards in Boardman, Alliance

Suspects accused of stealing identities to buy gift cards in Boardman, Alliance

Authorities are on the lookout for one of two men accused of using stolen identities to buy hundreds of dollars worth of gift cards at stores in Boardman and Alliance.

10 hrs 9 mins ago by Mike Gauntner
Weathersfield Township bike trail to close for two weeks for water line replacement

Weathersfield Township bike trail to close for two weeks for water line replacement

A portion of the Niles Greenway Bike Trail is scheduled to close to both pedestrian and bike traffic beginning Thursday, February 22 and will remain closed for approximately two weeks.

10 hrs 52 mins ago by Zach Mosca
Mercer County man enters plea deal in child rape case

Mercer County man enters plea deal in child rape case

As a result of this plea deal other charges against Hazen including additional rape, assault and corruption charges were dropped. 

11 hrs 12 mins ago by Zach Mosca
Ohio Edison plans 4-hour outage Wednesday in Liberty Township neighborhoods

Ohio Edison plans 4-hour outage Wednesday in Liberty Township neighborhoods

Ohio Edison is conducting a planned power outage Wednesday morning in some Liberty Township neighborhoods.

9 hrs 15 mins ago by Mike Gauntner
Owners claim vandals caused $3,500 damage to historic Youngstown building

Owners claim vandals caused $3,500 damage to historic Youngstown building

Owners estimate it will cost $3,500 to clean up graffiti scrawled on the outside of a historic building in Downtown Youngstown.

13 hrs 23 mins ago by Mike Gauntner
Second victim in one week reports HVAC theft on Youngstown's Westside

Second victim in one week reports HVAC theft on Youngstown's Westside

"With a dolly they could probably have that unit out and gone in five minutes.", said Welsh.

2 hrs 55 mins ago by Mike Gauntner
Early voting gets underway Wednesday for Ohioans

Early voting gets underway Wednesday for Ohioans

Registered voters can go to their Boards of Elections on Wednesday as early voting gets underway for Ohio's March primary election by both in-person and by mail-in absentee ballot. 

Warren man with autism who walked away from home found in Niles

Warren man with autism who walked away from home found in Niles

Police have located a man who walked away from his Warren home.

15 hrs 23 mins ago by Corey Vallas
Boardman Zoning Commission grants variance to Dairy Queen in drive-thru conflict

Boardman Zoning Commission grants variance to Dairy Queen in drive-thru conflict

Zoning officials voted 3-2 to approve the variance.

15 hrs 23 mins ago by Corey Vallas
Fundraising software used by YSU Foundation finds suspicious activity, affected donors notified

Fundraising software used by YSU Foundation finds suspicious activity, affected donors notified

The FBI and local police were also contacted about the breach and are investigating.

15 hrs 24 mins ago by Corey Vallas
Police investigating reported rape at Poland Seminary High School

Police investigating reported rape at Poland Seminary High School

Police say the student took a video of the incident and threatened to leak them if she told anyone.

15 hrs 25 mins ago by Zach Mosca
Flu season peak over but levels still 'very high' in Ohio

Flu season peak over but levels still 'very high' in Ohio

Flu season is in full swing throughout the country and Ohio is one of a handful of hard hit states.

15 hrs 25 mins ago by Corey Vallas
Vienna Township trustees command fire department to reduce staffing

Vienna Township trustees command fire department to reduce staffing

The mandate was announced Monday morning by Trustee Robert Root.

15 hrs 26 mins ago by Leslie Huff
Mill Creek MetroParks deer hunt 'exceeded expectations'

Mill Creek MetroParks deer hunt 'exceeded expectations'

The idea of the hunts was first brought up because the deer were eating too much of the vegetation and plant life was at risk.

15 hrs 26 mins ago by Jeena Cadigan
One taken into custody, two in hospital after high-speed police chase in Youngstown

One taken into custody, two in hospital after high-speed police chase in Youngstown

According to officials, police began chasing the S.U.V. for an unknown reason. 

15 hrs 27 mins ago by Alex Kamczyc
East Liverpool Police warn community about misleading charity mailer

East Liverpool Police warn community about misleading charity mailer

According to the post, a charity called the United States Deputy Sheriff's Association (USDSA) is raising money for equipment like bullet proof vests. 

15 hrs 27 mins ago by Alex Kamczyc
Campbell man on trial for murder on Youngstown's Southside

Campbell man on trial for murder on Youngstown's Southside

Jury selection got underway Tuesday for the trial of a Campbell man indicted in connection with the shooting death of a man on Youngstown's Southside in late July, 2022.

15 hrs 28 mins ago by Mike Gauntner
Youngstown man sentenced for compelling teen prostitution

Youngstown man sentenced for compelling teen prostitution

A man has been sentenced to nine months in jail for trying to lure a teenager into prostitution.

15 hrs 29 mins ago by Mike Gauntner
Water line hit in Struthers was unused line, no boil alert for area

Water line hit in Struthers was unused line, no boil alert for area

The line that was hit was an old, unused service line.

February 20th, 7:38 PM EST by Corey Vallas
Decision 2024: Contested races for Trumbull County Commissioner

Decision 2024: Contested races for Trumbull County Commissioner

We've reached out to all candidates for Trumbull County Commissioner to hear what they plan to do for the county if they're elected.

23 hrs 2 mins ago by Zach Mosca & Alex Kamczyc
SLIDESHOW: Choffin Career and Technical Center hosts Youngstown Harambee Group

SLIDESHOW: Choffin Career and Technical Center hosts Youngstown Harambee Group

The school was paid a visit from the Youngstown Harambee Group Tuesday morning for a special performance. 

February 20th, 2:19 PM EST by Zach Mosca
Decision 2024: Campbell City Schools has emergency levy renewal on March ballot

Decision 2024: Campbell City Schools has emergency levy renewal on March ballot

Campbell City School District has its emergency levy renewal back on the ballot in March.

February 20th, 5:09 PM EST by Maura Rubinic
Columbiana Project Playground gets $10K grant for inclusive playground

Columbiana Project Playground gets $10K grant for inclusive playground

The new structure will replace the current Funland Playground, a wooden playground that was constructed in the 90's but has since fallen into disrepair, according to the organization's website.

February 20th, 11:42 AM EST by Alex Kamczyc
Decision 2024: Poland Local Schools levy renewal on March ballot

Decision 2024: Poland Local Schools levy renewal on March ballot

Poland Local Schools is looking to renew an existing levy on the March 2024 ballot in Mahoning County

February 20th, 4:55 PM EST by Maura Rubinic
Yost allocates additional $250,000 for food pantries from settlement with Family Dollar

Yost allocates additional $250,000 for food pantries from settlement with Family Dollar

This is the result of a $400,000 settlement over price discrepancies at discount stores such as Family Dollar.

February 20th, 10:23 AM EST by Zach Mosca
Crash closes part of South Range Road, power out to hundreds

Crash closes part of South Range Road, power out to hundreds

State Troopers and other first responders were called to a traffic accident that cut power to hundreds and shut down part of State Route 165 in Green Township Tuesday morning.

February 20th, 9:47 AM EST by Mike Gauntner
West Branch STEM students help farmer with crops

West Branch STEM students help farmer with crops

A couple of West Branch Middle School STEM students used technology to help a local farmer recently.

February 20th, 7:18 AM EST by Mike Gauntner
Trumbull Tourism Bureau selling NASA-approved eclipse viewing glasses

Trumbull Tourism Bureau selling NASA-approved eclipse viewing glasses

The last time the moon's shadow touched Ohio was in 1806.s.

February 20th, 6:11 AM EST by Corey Vallas
Crews from Ohio dispatched to fight Lawrence County house fire

Crews from Ohio dispatched to fight Lawrence County house fire

The first firefighter to arrive reported that flames had spread throughout the home which is back in the woods, far off the road.

February 20th, 5:55 AM EST by Mike Gauntner
Tuesday is the deadline to register to vote in Ohio, here's what you need to know

Tuesday is the deadline to register to vote in Ohio, here's what you need to know

Tuesday marks the deadline for Ohioans to register to vote in the 2024 primary election. Here's everything you need to know if you still need to register.

February 20th, 5:54 AM EST by Zach Mosca
Decision 2024: Three Republicans vie to compete against U.S. Sen. Brown in November

Decision 2024: Three Republicans vie to compete against U.S. Sen. Brown in November

As the March primary draws closer, some analysts say this race will be the toughest that Sen. Brown has faced in a long time.

February 20th, 4:55 PM EST by Alex Kamczyc
Lane restrictions on State Route 170 to begin this week

Lane restrictions on State Route 170 to begin this week

The work will be between the southern New Middletown Corporation limit and Struthers Road for a waterline installation.

February 20th, 5:53 AM EST by Alex Kamczyc
Three day detour begins Tuesday for Western Reserve Rd. in Boardman

Three day detour begins Tuesday for Western Reserve Rd. in Boardman

The Western Reserve Road project is in its second of five phases.

February 20th, 5:53 AM EST by Corey Vallas
Republic Services delivering new garbage carts to Girard residents

Republic Services delivering new garbage carts to Girard residents

The Girard Police Department says Republic Services will be delivering one free 96-gallon garbage cart to each resident of the city.

February 20th, 5:52 AM EST by Corey Vallas
Stock from planned Lordstown EV vehicle company may be delisted from stock exchange

Stock from planned Lordstown EV vehicle company may be delisted from stock exchange

Fisker, which announced in 2023 plans to build its PEAR EV by mid-2025, has been notified of a potential delisting after its stock prices have remained below a dollar for the last 30 days.

February 20th, 5:51 AM EST by Robert McFerren & Erin Simonek
Canfield neighbors try to stop annexation, possible construction project

Canfield neighbors try to stop annexation, possible construction project

The neighborhood has started a petition to try and stop the annexation and any construction on the land.

February 20th, 5:49 AM EST by Jeena Cadigan
GOP Senate contenders aren't shy about wanting Trump's approval. But in Pennsylvania, it's awkward

GOP Senate contenders aren't shy about wanting Trump's approval. But in Pennsylvania, it's awkward

Since he became a force in Republican politics, Donald Trump has figured prominently in U.S. Senate races, shaping which GOP contenders get nominated.

Full Spectrum Community Outreach prepares for 7th annual Gala

Full Spectrum Community Outreach prepares for 7th annual Gala

The gala is this Saturday in Warren and features dancing, an open bar, a buffet, raffle baskets and door prizes as well as a live drag show.

February 19th, 11:28 PM EST by Corey Vallas
St. Patrick's Day events in the Valley

St. Patrick's Day events in the Valley

A list of St. Patrick's Day events in the Mahoning Valley.

20 hrs 29 mins ago by Corey Vallas
Upcoming concerts and shows coming to the Mahoning Valley

Upcoming concerts and shows coming to the Mahoning Valley

Kicking off the spring season,, The Covelli Centre promises a variety of performers during the last three weekends of April.

February 19th, 6:23 PM EST by Leslie Huff
Girard city leaders working on an infrastructure replacement program to improve safety

Girard city leaders working on an infrastructure replacement program to improve safety

The problem is that some of the water lines are more than a hundred years old and as a result, some of the fire hydrants don't work properly.

February 19th, 5:40 PM EST by Sydney Canty
YSU not cutting faculty after offering early retirement or separation options

YSU not cutting faculty after offering early retirement or separation options

A letter from Interim Provost Jennifer Pintar said "collaborative efforts between faculty and administration" to stop the cuts.

February 19th, 5:21 PM EST by Corey Vallas
New Salem Regional Medical Center facility opens in Canfield

New Salem Regional Medical Center facility opens in Canfield

The location is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

February 19th, 4:21 PM EST by Corey Vallas
Covid school lunch money to expire

Covid school lunch money to expire

Parents who received special covid benefits aimed to help with the cost of student lunches during the pandemic could still be entitled to funds that they may not know about. An education expert says close to $16 million in Ohio alone could go unused by th

February 19th, 3:53 PM EST by Matt Stone
Ohio health officials discuss safety concerns for solar eclipse viewing

Ohio health officials discuss safety concerns for solar eclipse viewing

Parts of Mahoning and Trumbull Counties will get to experience the eclipse on April 8, with other nearby cities including Akron and Cleveland being in the path of totality as well

February 19th, 12:06 PM EST by Zach Mosca
Market Street Bridge to be lit in honor of President's Day

Market Street Bridge to be lit in honor of President's Day

The Market Street Bridge, specifically Huntington Bank Community Alley, will be lit in red, white and blue this evening in honor of President's Day.

February 19th, 11:00 AM EST by Alex Kamczyc
List of Fish Fries in the Valley

List of Fish Fries in the Valley

A list of fish fries in the Mahoning Valley.

February 20th, 12:11 AM EST by Corey Vallas & Zach Mosca
Warren City Schools opens Warren G. Harding swimming pool to public on Saturdays

Warren City Schools opens Warren G. Harding swimming pool to public on Saturdays

Starting February 24, Warren G. Harding High School will be open for community swimming every Saturday through March 30 from noon to 3:00 p.m

February 19th, 9:43 AM EST by Zach Mosca
Lawrence Mercer Manufacturers Coalition awarded funding to promote career opportunities

Lawrence Mercer Manufacturers Coalition awarded funding to promote career opportunities

In addition, LMMC will prioritize developing workforce retention and upskilling programs to advance the existing manufacturing workforce into higher-skill and higher-wage positions.

February 19th, 9:24 AM EST by Zach Mosca
Step Afrika! performs live on the YSU campus

Step Afrika! performs live on the YSU campus

Performances are more than dance shows, they integrate songs, storytelling, humor, and audience participation.

February 19th, 8:58 AM EST
Foster mother of dead 5-year-old is jailed

Foster mother of dead 5-year-old is jailed

Maye, who is already charged with kidnapping and child endangering, will also be charged with murder according to Columbus Police.

February 19th, 6:18 AM EST by Mike Gauntner
Apple: Rice not nice for wet iPhones

Apple: Rice not nice for wet iPhones

Doing so could allow small particles of rice to damage the phone, according to Apple.

February 19th, 6:00 AM EST by Mike Gauntner
Delays, 'rolling roadblocks' expected at Route 46 construction site in Howland

Delays, 'rolling roadblocks' expected at Route 46 construction site in Howland


Drivers on State Route 46 will encounter 15-minute rolling roadblocks and stopped traffic.

February 19th, 12:26 PM EST by Mike Gauntner
Man who went to prison for JCC threat placed on nightly house arrest

Man who went to prison for JCC threat placed on nightly house arrest

A New Middletown man who served prison time for threatening the Jewish Community Center in Youngstown has been placed under nightly electronically monitored house arrest for a probation violation.

February 19th, 5:09 AM EST by Mike Gauntner
Salem woman killed after car rolls over on Salem Grange Road

Salem woman killed after car rolls over on Salem Grange Road

Firefighters say power lines were brought down, closing the stretch of road for more than an hour.

February 19th, 4:39 AM EST by Mike Gauntner
Republican opponent of US aid to Ukraine brings his case to an international conference

Republican opponent of US aid to Ukraine brings his case to an international conference

A Republican opponent of new U.S. funding for Ukraine has argued at an international security conference that the package stuck in Congress wouldn’t “fundamentally change the reality” on the ground and that Russia has an incentive to negotiate peace.

Meetings on tax filings related to East Palestine train derailment continue this week

Meetings on tax filings related to East Palestine train derailment continue this week

Norfolk Southern has paid more than $21 million to more than 4,500 households in East Palestine for reimbursements and support.
As it stands right now, those payments from Norfolk Southern may be taxable under current law.

February 18th, 12:01 PM EST by Corey Vallas
Hilltop Pizza Shop in Brookfield closed until further notice after fire

Hilltop Pizza Shop in Brookfield closed until further notice after fire

Hilltop Pizza Shop posted to its Facebook page thanking Brookfield Fire for getting there quickly and saving the building.

February 18th, 1:38 PM EST by Corey Vallas
Reynolds VFW post reopens after fire as community rallies around them

Reynolds VFW post reopens after fire as community rallies around them

"Since 1963, this club has been giving back to the community and the community has seen that," Quartermaster John Chapman said. "The community has seen that we have suffered a need and they are overwhelmingly giving back to us."

February 18th, 8:46 AM EST by Corey Vallas
Officer shot and suspect critically wounded in exchange of gunfire in Pennsylvania, authorities say

Officer shot and suspect critically wounded in exchange of gunfire in Pennsylvania, authorities say

Authorities say a southeastern Pennsylvania police officer has been shot and a suspect critically wounded in an exchange of gunfire over the weekend.

Historic covered bridge reopens in Newton Falls

Historic covered bridge reopens in Newton Falls

Veterans posted colors from Newton Falls, the Pledge of Allegiance was said, and the national anthem was sung at this reopening ceremony of the Newton Falls historic covered bridge built in 1831.

February 18th, 6:09 AM EST by Janet Rogers
Humane Society of Mercer Co. removes cats, dogs, goats from home

Humane Society of Mercer Co. removes cats, dogs, goats from home

According to the Humane Society, 20 cats, four dogs and three goats were removed from the home.

February 17th, 1:35 PM EST by Corey Vallas
EPA releases update on East Palestine cleanup efforts following visit from President Biden

EPA releases update on East Palestine cleanup efforts following visit from President Biden

The EPA has also posted sheen assessment results and a year-in-review display.

February 17th, 12:20 PM EST by Corey Vallas
Reynolds VFW finishes renovations on pavilion 2 days after fire, Saturday concert to be held

Reynolds VFW finishes renovations on pavilion 2 days after fire, Saturday concert to be held

A GoFundMe has been set up to help the VFW.

February 17th, 11:05 AM EST by Corey Vallas
PennDOT restores speed limits on NW PA interstates

PennDOT restores speed limits on NW PA interstates

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has lifted the temporary speed limit restrictions that were in place on Interstate 79 and Interstate 80 in the Northwest Region.

February 17th, 7:56 AM EST by Corey Vallas
Youngstown man arrested in connection to Boardman murder

Youngstown man arrested in connection to Boardman murder

Police say Tubbs shot and killed 30-year-old Michael Kosarich on January 6.

February 16th, 11:42 PM EST by Corey Vallas
Autism Society of Mahoning Valley dinner raises money for Sophia's Gift Family Emergency Fund

Autism Society of Mahoning Valley dinner raises money for Sophia's Gift Family Emergency Fund

Along with Sophia's Gift Fund, the Autism Society hosted a five-course dinner at Von Isley Estate in Niles, complete with wine tastings for each course and a chocolate dessert tasting.

February 16th, 10:42 PM EST by Corey Vallas
Mixed community reaction following President Biden's visit to East Palestine

Mixed community reaction following President Biden's visit to East Palestine

"He could have done more," said Walter Call of E. Taggart Street. "This town is so divided now. It is what it is. I mean he's letting this mess go on and he couldn't put a stop to it."

February 16th, 10:36 PM EST by Erin Simonek
Youngstown man accused of slicing brother-in-law's throat indicted on felonious assault charge

Youngstown man accused of slicing brother-in-law's throat indicted on felonious assault charge

Kevin Kramer, 45, is accused of attacking his brother-in-law and slicing his throat with a steak knife.

February 16th, 10:30 PM EST by Corey Vallas
HELMS Foundation Art Therapy and Counseling Studio opens in Warren

HELMS Foundation Art Therapy and Counseling Studio opens in Warren

The HELMS Foundation serves Potential Development, the Youngstown City School District and many other orangizations in Northeast Ohio.

February 16th, 8:47 PM EST by Corey Vallas
Biden praises 'Herculean efforts' to rebuild at the site of last February's Ohio train derailment

Biden praises 'Herculean efforts' to rebuild at the site of last February's Ohio train derailment

President Joe Biden is going to visit East Palestine, Ohio, over a year after a deadly explosive fire there caused by a 2023 train derailment.

February 16th, 7:51 PM EST
Former Youngstown police officer released from prison to halfway house

Former Youngstown police officer released from prison to halfway house

The case stems from allegations of misconduct from when Carter was a girl's track coach at Ursuline High School.

February 16th, 7:21 PM EST by Corey Vallas
'Act of kindness' raises thousands of dollars to tackle school lunch debt

'Act of kindness' raises thousands of dollars to tackle school lunch debt

What started with a Facebook post turned into something much bigger for Mike Drummond and the Girard community.

February 17th, 5:53 AM EST by Meredith Lea
African American Museum honoring ancestors opening in Braceville

African American Museum honoring ancestors opening in Braceville

Legacies that were passed down from generation to generation of bravery, heroism, heartache and achievement will all be told in the museum so that they’re not forgotten. 

February 16th, 6:58 PM EST by Jeena Cadigan
President Biden speaks on train derailment during visit to East Palestine

President Biden speaks on train derailment during visit to East Palestine

President Joe Biden spoke Friday in East Palestine, reiterating his Administration's continued commitment to East Palestine after the toxic train derailment. During his speech, Biden announced six health researchers are committed to long-term health studi

February 17th, 9:10 AM EST by Corey Vallas
Hollywood Gaming parent company stocks drops 18 percent overnight. Why?

Hollywood Gaming parent company stocks drops 18 percent overnight. Why?

Revenue also was down nearly 12 percent comparing the last quarter of 2022 to the Q4 in 2023, dropping from $1.59 billion to $1.40 billion.

February 16th, 5:53 PM EST by Robert McFerren
Norfolk Southern for Class I rail to join Close Call Confidential Reporting System. What does this mean for rail safety?

Norfolk Southern for Class I rail to join Close Call Confidential Reporting System. What does this mean for rail safety?

There are approximately 800 railroad companies in the US, yet only 28 of the rail companies participate in the Close Call program. Norfolk is the first Class I Rail company to sign on.

February 16th, 4:23 PM EST by Robert McFerren
McNally announces nearly $275,000 in state funding for fire department MARCS systems

McNally announces nearly $275,000 in state funding for fire department MARCS systems

Funding from this program is used to help offset costs for purchasing systems, equipment, and/or services that are a part of MARCS.

February 16th, 3:18 PM EST by Anthony Furiga

Biden says too many Americans are saddled with school debt as he cancels federal loans for 153,000

A Los Angeles woman was arrested in Russia on charges of treason. Here's what we know

Schools say dress codes promote discipline. But many Black students see traces of racism

What's the latest in the investigation of the shooting at the Kansas City Chiefs' Super Bowl parade?

Republican prosecutor in Arizona takes swipe at New York district attorney prosecuting Trump

California lawmakers say reparations bills, which exclude widespread payments, are a starting point

Wisconsin school district releases tape of Black superintendent's comments that led to resignation

A family friend is charged with murder in the death of 11-year-old Audrii Cunningham in Texas

To keep whales safe, Coast Guard launches boat alert system in Seattle

After 2-year-old girl shoots self, man becomes first person charged under Michigan's gun storage law

Police investigating reported rape at Poland Seminary High School

Upcoming concerts and shows coming to the Mahoning Valley

Crews from Ohio dispatched to fight Lawrence County house fire

One taken into custody, two in hospital after high-speed police chase in Youngstown

Campbell man on trial for murder on Youngstown's Southside

Trumbull Tourism Bureau selling NASA-approved eclipse viewing glasses

Crash closes part of South Range Road, power out to hundreds

Salem woman killed after car rolls over on Salem Grange Road

Mill Creek MetroParks deer hunt 'exceeded expectations'

Suspects accused of stealing identities to buy gift cards in Boardman, Alliance