Fears mount that New Jersey shooting was anti-Semitic attack

Fears mount that New Jersey shooting was anti-Semitic attack

The mayor of a New Jersey city says gunmen targeted a kosher market during a shooting that killed six people.

Warren first responders donate to Toys for Tots program

Warren first responders donate to Toys for Tots program

Police officers and firefighters donated $1,000 to the United States Marine Corps Toys for Tots program.

Firm hands out $10M in holiday bonuses to 198 employees

Firm hands out $10M in holiday bonuses to 198 employees

A commercial real estate developer is handing out a total of $10 million in bonuses to its 198 employees.

Thunberg 'a bit surprised' to be Time Person of the Year

Thunberg 'a bit surprised' to be Time Person of the Year

The 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has been named Time’s youngest “person of the year.

Financial picture looks good for Warren 2020 budget

Financial picture looks good for Warren 2020 budget

Council President Jim Graham confirms there is a more than $3.5 million carry over into the new year to meet January's payroll for all departments.

Howland fights Niles annexation plan with possible lawsuit

Howland fights Niles annexation plan with possible lawsuit

The Howland Township Trustees voted to authorize their outside legal counsel to file the appropriate lawsuit against the City of Niles.

Youngstown police investigating homicide on east side

Youngstown police investigating homicide on east side

Police were called out to the 1400 block of Woodcrest Avenue just before 5 p.m. on Wednesday for a reported shooting.  

Boardman threat suspect to plead guilty

Boardman threat suspect to plead guilty

The Boardman teen accused of making threatening comments about shooting up a gay bar, Planned Parenthood and federal agents intends to change his plea from "not guilty" to "guilty" according to a court document

Interim Niles Schools’ treasurer leaving after only two months

Interim Niles Schools’ treasurer leaving after only two months

Yaniglos, who is also treasurer of Brookfield Schools, surprised both districts with the announcement that he has accepted the position of chief financial officer/treasurer at Brecksville/Broadview Heights Schools.

How to handle politics at the holiday dinner table

How to handle politics at the holiday dinner table

It's inevitable, families are going to debate around the dinner table during the holidays, especially when it comes to politics.

Protect against holiday car break-ins

Protect against holiday car break-ins

If someone breaks part of your car to get in, the damages will be covered but not the costs of your valuables that were stolen.

Youngstown man found guilty of biting and choking woman

Youngstown man found guilty of biting and choking woman

Daniel Uncapher, 27, appeared in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court Tuesday and was found guilty of kidnapping, abduction, assault and aggravated menacing.

Boardman High School students win Congressional App Challenge

Boardman High School students win Congressional App Challenge

A team of three students from Boardman High School has won the 2019 Congressional App Challenge for their app that aims to create awareness of Ohio's current gun laws. 

Supreme Court leaves Kentucky's ultrasound law in place

Supreme Court leaves Kentucky's ultrasound law in place

The Supreme Court has left in place a Kentucky law requiring doctors to perform ultrasounds and show fetal images to patients before abortions.

Rescuer describes horror of New Zealand's silent eruption

Rescuer describes horror of New Zealand's silent eruption

Fourteen people are believed dead after New Zealand's White Island volcano erupted this week.

Pennsylvania university faculty get 12% raise over 4 years

Pennsylvania university faculty get 12% raise over 4 years

Faculty at Pennsylvania state universities will go without a pay raise this year but see their pay climb at least 12% over the next three years. The four-year contract approved Wednesday covers about 5,000 professors and...

Fewer kids report sex abuse in US juvenile detention centers

Fewer kids report sex abuse in US juvenile detention centers

A new federal report has found that the number of kids who say they’ve been sexually victimized in juvenile detention centers has dropped across the U.S. But the Bureau of Justice Statistics report released Wednesday found...

Ohio no longer considering opioid settlement protection fund

Ohio no longer considering opioid settlement protection fund

Ohio has decided not to move forward with a proposed constitutional amendment that would create a fund to ensure future settlement money from government lawsuits over the opioid epidemic is used to address that problem.

Star Supply receives 'City of You Business Spotlight' award

Star Supply receives 'City of You Business Spotlight' award

The City of Youngstown honored Star Supply as its next "City of You Business Spotlight." Established in 1968, Star Supply stocks household goods and overstock merchandise.

New Zealand volcano vents steam, death toll now at 16

New Zealand volcano vents steam, death toll now at 16

A New Zealand island volcano is venting more steam and mud after a deadly eruption two days ago.

Austintown man pleads guilty in death of infant daughter

Austintown man pleads guilty in death of infant daughter

Christian Sumpter, 24, appeared before Judge Anthony D’Apolito on charges of child endangerment and involuntary manslaughter. Sumpter is charged for the September 2018 death of his five-month-old daughter. 

Statue for historic 1946 handshake receives generous donation

Statue for historic 1946 handshake receives generous donation

Effort to bring historic statue gets a major financial boost from Youngstown Foundation.

Ryan looks to Youngstown for location of new military aircraft

Ryan looks to Youngstown for location of new military aircraft

Congressman Tim Ryan has asked for funds in a new 2020 Defense Appropriations Bill which he hopes will lead to new C-130 aircraft being allocated to the Youngstown Airforce Base.

Cedar Point plans new water ride, parades for 2020 season

Cedar Point plans new water ride, parades for 2020 season

Plans to celebrate Cedar Point's 150th anniversary include a new ride, nightly parades at the park, and chances to win free admission for life.

Pennsylvania governor says 'no' to speculation about VP

Pennsylvania governor says 'no' to speculation about VP

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf says the answer is "no” to speculation that he'd agree to join a Democratic presidential nominee's ticket as the pick for vice president. 

Democrats, White House forge new North American trade deal

Democrats, White House forge new North American trade deal

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is expected to announce her endorsement of a modified North American trade pact Tuesday morning.

New theater moving into Austintown's Regal Cinema

New theater moving into Austintown's Regal Cinema

It turns out that movie lovers in Austintown won't have to do without the live theatre experience for long after all.

Sensory pathway guides students at Poland Union Elementary

Sensory pathway guides students at Poland Union Elementary

Hallways in schools are typically just ways to get from classroom to classroom.

Breakfast Burritos Recalled: May contain plastic

Breakfast Burritos Recalled: May contain plastic

Twenty-eight tons of breakfast burritos are being recalled because they may contain pieces of plastic.

Youngstown 'Pictures with Santa' available online

Youngstown 'Pictures with Santa' available online

Families who stopped by Youngstown's Holiday Parade and Tree-lighting for a photo with Santa can now download those pictures from the internet.

Interactive site lists Ohio's most in-demand jobs

Interactive site lists Ohio's most in-demand jobs

If you're looking for work in Ohio, one of your best shots at landing a job may lie in the field of nursing, according to the latest information from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.

$1M bond set for Sharon murder suspect

$1M bond set for Sharon murder suspect

Bond has been set at $1 million for a Youngstown man brought to Mercer County to face charges in a shooting in Sharon that took the life of a father of two.

Warren company gets exclusive apparel contract with Cleveland Indians

Warren company gets exclusive apparel contract with Cleveland Indians

The Cleveland Indians have been a client for the past 10-15 years but that partnership is now expanding.

Police identify man who pulled knife at Boardman Walmart

Police identify man who pulled knife at Boardman Walmart

James Driscoll, 31, was arrested on three warrants out for his arrest for one count of theft and two counts of aggravated menacing

Suspect in deadly Warren crash indicted on new murder charge

Suspect in deadly Warren crash indicted on new murder charge

The suspect in a deadly multi-vehicle crash that took place in Warren was indicted Tuesday on a new murder charge.

Years Ago | December 11th

Years Ago | December 11th

Interesting moments in our Valley's history are revisited with this daily trip back in time.  

Groups: Ohio immigrants need more training, voter education

Groups: Ohio immigrants need more training, voter education

Voting-rights advocates in Ohio are pushing back after the state's elections chief referred over 350 apparent non-citizens for investigation last week. 

Ohio hunters kill over 63,000 deer in this year's gun season

Ohio hunters kill over 63,000 deer in this year's gun season

Ohio state officials say hunters have killed over 63,000 deer during this year's gun season, about 4.5% higher than last season. 

Merriam-Webster declares 'they' its 2019 word of the year

Merriam-Webster declares 'they' its 2019 word of the year

Merriam-Webster has named the pronoun “they” its 2019 word of the year.

Trump to rally voters after impeachment articles unveiled

Trump to rally voters after impeachment articles unveiled

President Donald Trump is traveling to the key swing state of Pennsylvania on a momentous day in his presidency. House Democrats have unveiled two articles of impeachment, and Tuesday night's rally gives Trump an...

Feds' rules threaten Pennsylvanians' food stamps, state says

Feds' rules threaten Pennsylvanians' food stamps, state says

Gov. Tom Wolf's administration is warning that hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvanians stand to lose food stamps or see reduced benefits under changes being advanced by the Trump administration.

Almost all power restored after transformer blows in Warren, hospital loses power

Almost all power restored after transformer blows in Warren, hospital loses power

Thousands of customers are without power in Trumbull County Tuesday evening, including St. Joe's Hospital in Warren.

House votes, Senate trial: What's next in impeachment

House votes, Senate trial: What's next in impeachment

The House Judiciary Committee is expected to debate and vote on the two articles of impeachment later this week.

Trump 'favor' request tops list of notable quotes in 2019

Trump 'favor' request tops list of notable quotes in 2019

President Donald Trump's request of a “favor” from his Ukrainian counterpart tops a Yale Law School librarian's list of the most notable quotes of 2019.

Hermitage Mom enroute to New Zealand to be with injured son

Hermitage Mom enroute to New Zealand to be with injured son

The mother of a former Hermitage man, Matt Urey, who, along with his new bride, was severely burned in that eruption, is now on her way to New Zealand to be with her son. 

The next steps of the impeachment process

The next steps of the impeachment process

Tuesday, Congress made history by announcing two charges of impeachment against President Donald Trump. The first charge, abuse of power.

Warren man shot in calf early Tuesday morning

Warren man shot in calf early Tuesday morning

Police say the front door of the home had several bullet holes in it.

Local lawmakers react to USMCA trade deal

Local lawmakers react to USMCA trade deal

AP reports say Trump believes the trade pact will be great for the U.S.

Rollover shuts down Route 39 near Wellsville

Rollover shuts down Route 39 near Wellsville

The Ohio Department of Transportation is working to reopen a Columbiana County road that closed when a tractor-trailer rolled over.

Feds, other agencies search Warren home

Feds, other agencies search Warren home

The Federal Bureau of Investigation searched a Warren home Tuesday as part of an ongoing investigation.

Youngstown woman, son injured in I-80 rollover crash

Youngstown woman, son injured in I-80 rollover crash

A Youngstown woman and her son were hospitalized after their SUV flipped over two times, shutting down the westbound lanes of Interstate 80.

E. coli linked to Fresh Express Sunflower Crisp Chopped Salad Kits

E. coli linked to Fresh Express Sunflower Crisp Chopped Salad Kits

The CDC and public health and regulatory officials in several states are investigating a multistate outbreak of E. coli infections linked to Fresh Express Sunflower Crisp chopped salad kit.

Team of burglars target Mercer County elderly

Team of burglars target Mercer County elderly

State Police in Mercer County is warning residents to beware of a team of burglars posing as maintenance or repair crews.

Brookfield Police: Man misused 911 ten times

Brookfield Police: Man misused 911 ten times

A Brookfield man who police say called 911 on Halloween to tell dispatchers he was handing out bologna for trick-or-treat faced a judge on Tuesday.

Boardman 'Stuff the Bus' effort Saturday

Boardman 'Stuff the Bus' effort Saturday

Boardman police and schools are teaming up the Mahoning Valley Rescue Mission, as well as local area families who need extra help this holiday.

Mercer County project aims to keep power on during winter storms

Mercer County project aims to keep power on during winter storms

Penn Power says it is nearing completion on a project in Mercer County to help prevent outages caused by winter storms.

Judges to hear appeal from former Niles mayor

Judges to hear appeal from former Niles mayor

A panel of three judges are scheduled to hear the appeal of imprisoned former Niles Mayor Ralph Infante.

Austintown Denny's 'temporarily' closed

Austintown Denny's 'temporarily' closed

People who usually chow down on pancakes and sausages at Denny's restaurant in Austintown had to go somewhere else Tuesday morning.

Reports: Hermitage mom learns son, daughter-in-law burned in volcano blast

Reports: Hermitage mom learns son, daughter-in-law burned in volcano blast

A former Hermitage man visiting New Zealand on his honeymoon told his mother that he and his wife were “badly burned” during this week's volcano eruption, according to CNN and NBC.

New seafood restaurant opens in Boardman

New seafood restaurant opens in Boardman

A new restaurant is now open in Boardman.

Water main break blocks Meridian Road in Youngstown

Water main break blocks Meridian Road in Youngstown

A crew in Youngstown spent Monday afternoon fixing a water main break.

U.S. Marshals seek five most-wanted fugitives in Youngstown area

U.S. Marshals seek five most-wanted fugitives in Youngstown area

The U.S. Marshals Youngstown Division of the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force released a list of the top five wanted fugitives out of the area.

Official portrait unveiled of former Ohio Gov. John Kasich

Official portrait unveiled of former Ohio Gov. John Kasich

Statehouse officials have unveiled the official portrait of former Ohio. Gov. John Kasich. 

YMCA will not offer Poese job back after child porn sentence

YMCA will not offer Poese job back after child porn sentence

The YMCA of Youngstown says the former Camp Fitch Director will not receive a second chance for employment despite receiving an only one-day jail sentence for child pornography.
 

Years Ago | December 10th

Years Ago | December 10th

Interesting moments in our Valley's history are revisited with this daily trip back in time.  

High-speed chase suspect appears in Portage County court

High-speed chase suspect appears in Portage County court

An Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper says the pursuit reached 153 miles per hour.

'Miracle on Easy Street' star not able to perform, hopes to still be part of show

'Miracle on Easy Street' star not able to perform, hopes to still be part of show

"Miracle on Easy Street" has been a holiday tradition in the Valley for three decades, but this year, it will be missing a beloved cast member.

Teen arrested after chase that went from Ohio Turnpike into Lordstown

Teen arrested after chase that went from Ohio Turnpike into Lordstown

A teenager is behind bars after he led troopers and police on a chase from the Ohio Turnpike into Lordstown.

Video shows suspect speed off in Liberty cruiser and crash

Video shows suspect speed off in Liberty cruiser and crash

A portion of Belmont Avenue had to be shut down late Friday night after a man in custody crashed a police cruiser into another car in Liberty Township.

Two Valley agencies receive Drug-Free Community Grants

Two Valley agencies receive Drug-Free Community Grants

Two local service agencies have received Drug-Free Community Grants totaling $250,000. 

Former Camp Fitch director sentenced in child porn case

Former Camp Fitch director sentenced in child porn case

A federal judge has sentenced former Camp Fitch Executive Director Matthew Poese for child pornography.
Poese was sentenced to one day in jail, 12 months of home detention and ordered to pay a $5,000 fine.

Pennsylvania poised to finally allow local police to use radar guns

Pennsylvania poised to finally allow local police to use radar guns

.Pennsylvania is currently the only state that does not permit local police departments to use radar for speed enforcement.

GM agrees to $40 million loan to Lordstown Motors Corp.

GM agrees to $40 million loan to Lordstown Motors Corp.

The $40 million will cover the company's purchase of the plant and initial startup costs to get the plant production ready. 

Pizza Joe's reopens Kirkmere, Mineral Ridge locations

Pizza Joe's reopens Kirkmere, Mineral Ridge locations

According to the release, the Mineral Ridge location in the Ridge Creek Plaza and the Kirkmere location on the corner of Bears Den and Canfield Road have opened back up.

Sheetz announces new plant based 'Beyond Burger'

Sheetz announces new plant based 'Beyond Burger'

The Sheetz Beyond Burger can be customized with 47 options including bread, cheese, topping and spread choices.

Howland officer taken to hospital after drug exposure during traffic stop

Howland officer taken to hospital after drug exposure during traffic stop

The officer that initiated the traffic stop says he started to feel weak and light headed, and had tinglings in his extremities.

OVI checkpoint announced for Mahoning County

OVI checkpoint announced for Mahoning County

OVI checkpoints will be conducted in Mahoning County this weekend, Dec. 13-15.

Unveiling set for portrait of former Ohio Gov. John Kasich

Unveiling set for portrait of former Ohio Gov. John Kasich

Statehouse officials have announced plans for unveiling the official portrait of former Ohio. Gov. John Kasich. 

WWE coming back to Covelli Centre in March

WWE coming back to Covelli Centre in March

Pre-sale tickets are available Wednesday at 10 a.m. until Thursday at 10 p.m. with the online password "supershow."

Mahoning Co. Sheriff's Office has new K9 Unit to detect bombs

Mahoning Co. Sheriff's Office has new K9 Unit to detect bombs

According to the release, the newest member of the Sheriff's Office is a 60 pound yellow Labrador Retriever named Cliff.

Years Ago | December 9th

Years Ago | December 9th

Interesting moments in our Valley's history are revisited with this daily trip back in time.  

US Catholic priests beset by overwork, isolation, scandals

US Catholic priests beset by overwork, isolation, scandals

 More than a century ago, waves of Catholic immigrants from Ireland, Poland and Quebec settled in Chicopee and other western Massachusetts mill towns, helping build churches, rectories and schools to accommodate their faith. Today the priests leading those churches are under siege due to stresses, challenges and sex abuse scandals complicating their lives and those of their fellow priests across the United States.

Warren officials investigate early morning house fire

Warren officials investigate early morning house fire

Warren fire officials are looking into what caused an early morning house fire to spark.

Christmas at Hillside Hospital in Warren raises money for heart, ALS associations

Christmas at Hillside Hospital in Warren raises money for heart, ALS associations

Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital in Warren hosted its "Christmas at Hillside" event Sunday to help raise money for a good cause.

'Fairy Godmother Room' at North Lima non-profit helps Valley foster kids

'Fairy Godmother Room' at North Lima non-profit helps Valley foster kids

A local organization has started a party room that could help foster kids.

Hearing for the Holidays helps dozens of people at Fellows Riverside Gardens

Hearing for the Holidays helps dozens of people at Fellows Riverside Gardens

Hearing loss can be devastating, but Sunday, dozens of folks suffering from the condition got some help to overcome it.

Youngstown churches of different religions come together in celebration, prayer

Youngstown churches of different religions come together in celebration, prayer

It's the season of giving, and five churches on Youngstown's east side are doing just that to help those in need.

Mercy Health's 'Festival of Trees' raffle ends Tuesday

Mercy Health's 'Festival of Trees' raffle ends Tuesday

Every tree has a different theme, featuring prizes and unique designs that will be raffled off. 

How to prevent a fire in your home this holiday season

How to prevent a fire in your home this holiday season

Warren City firefighters are looking to put a winter freeze on holiday fires so that people can deck the home and trees with lights while reducing the odds of a blaze.

Years Ago | December 8th

Years Ago | December 8th

Interesting moments in our Valley's history are revisited with this daily trip back in time.

PSP Mercer asking for help to identify suspect in Grove City armed robbery

PSP Mercer asking for help to identify suspect in Grove City armed robbery

According to reports, the suspect took a significant amount of Canadian currency during the robbery and the suspect could have attempted to exchange the money for U.S. currency.

Five Points roundabout officially opens after months of construction

Five Points roundabout officially opens after months of construction

The Five Points Roundabout at Western Reserve Road has finally opened after several months of construction.

'Way with Words' founder closes foundation, awards Valley women

'Way with Words' founder closes foundation, awards Valley women

A Valley woman is closing a chapter of her crusade to help women with breast cancer.

Brookfield Township crash sends three people to hospital

Brookfield Township crash sends three people to hospital

A crash in Brookfield Township sends at least three people to the hospital.

Mahoning County Hazmat has new tool to detect chemicals, drugs and liquids

Mahoning County Hazmat has new tool to detect chemicals, drugs and liquids

Mahoning County's Hazmat Team has a new tool to help them respond to and identify potential public threats in a much more efficient way.

Saudi student opens fire at Florida Naval base, killing 3

Saudi student opens fire at Florida Naval base, killing 3

An active shooter at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola has the base on lockdown, with 10 people reportedly being taken to area hospitals.

89-year-old woman killed in Wolf Creek Twp. crash

89-year-old woman killed in Wolf Creek Twp. crash

After being hit, Greggs' car rotated approximately 270 degrees and moved backwards 40 feet before rolling down the embankment.

Campbell police chase ends with man being tasered inside home

Campbell police chase ends with man being tasered inside home

The officer then took out his taser and used it twice with one hitting Allen.

White Castle frozen cheeseburgers recalled

White Castle frozen cheeseburgers recalled

Customers who may have purchased any of the recalled products are urged to dispose of them or return them to the store where they were purchased for an exchange or full refund.

Person killed after being hit by car on US 422 in Union Twp.

Person killed after being hit by car on US 422 in Union Twp.

Police say the incident happened around 10:30 p.m. on Benjamin Franklin Parkway near the westbound ramp to I-376.

Fewer kids report sex abuse in US juvenile detention centers

Weinstein reaches tentative $25M deal with accusers

Fears mount that New Jersey shooting was anti-Semitic attack

Weinstein's bail hiked over allegations he disabled monitor

Judge blocks enforcement of LA law that takes aim at NRA

Timeline of events that left 5 victims and 2 attackers dead

Congress criticizes how Coast Guard investigates harassment

AP honors journalist executed in 1951 by Chinese officials

Cohen wants sentence trimmed for cooperating against Trump

California calls pot smoke, THC a risk to moms-to-be

Boardman High School students win Congressional App Challenge

Austintown man pleads guilty in death of infant daughter

Ryan looks to Youngstown for location of new military aircraft

Cedar Point plans new water ride, parades for 2020 season

$1M bond set for Sharon murder suspect

Warren company gets exclusive apparel contract with Cleveland Indians

Police identify man who pulled knife at Boardman Walmart

Youngstown police investigating homicide on east side

$1M bond set for Sharon murder suspect

New theater moving into Austintown's Regal Cinema

Police identify man who pulled knife at Boardman Walmart

Warren company gets exclusive apparel contract with Cleveland Indians

Hermitage Mom enroute to New Zealand to be with injured son

Suspect in deadly Warren crash indicted on new murder charge

Almost all power restored after transformer blows in Warren, hospital loses power

New seafood restaurant opens in Boardman

Interactive site lists Ohio's most in-demand jobs