Buckle up: What to watch as impeachment trial takes off

Buckle up: What to watch as impeachment trial takes off

Senators like to float above messy politics in what's known by some as the dignified “upper chamber," home of Congress' cooler heads and lofty rhetoric.

Supreme Court rejects fast-track review of health care suit

Supreme Court rejects fast-track review of health care suit

The Supreme Court is refusing to consider a fast-track review of a lawsuit that threatens the Obama-era health care law.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Faith, politics mix on holiday

Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Faith, politics mix on holiday

The nation is marking the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. on the holiday memorializing the civil rights leader.

Phoenix police: 3 children found dead, mother arrested

Phoenix police: 3 children found dead, mother arrested

Authorities say a Phoenix woman has been arrested on suspicion of killing her three children after they were found dead inside the family home.

Years Ago | January 21st

Years Ago | January 21st

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

Pro-gun rally by thousands in Virginia ends peacefully

Pro-gun rally by thousands in Virginia ends peacefully

Virginia’s capital city is bracing for the expected arrival of thousands of gun-rights activists and other groups that have vowed to descend on Richmond to protest Democrats’ plans to pass gun-control legislation.

Court rejects use of system to assess candidates for bail

Court rejects use of system to assess candidates for bail

The Ohio Supreme Court has rejected a recommendation that tools used to measure offenders' likelihood of skipping out on court appearances after an arrest be made available to all judges as they make bond decisions.

Lockwood Blvd. shut down in Boardman after crews hit gas line

Lockwood Blvd. shut down in Boardman after crews hit gas line

A portion of Lockwood Boulevard is shut down after crews working on a pole struck a gas line Tuesday morning. 

Warren man allegedly attacks woman with golf club

Warren man allegedly attacks woman with golf club

The victim told officers that her boyfriend began to kick her in the stomach because they possibly have a child together.

Youngstown brewery hosts beer school

Youngstown brewery hosts beer school

The local beer scene is always evolving. Now, the owner of Noble Creature Cask House in Youngstown is trying to quench the thirst for knowledge with "Beer School."

Public interviews being held Tuesday night for open Sharon City Council seat

Public interviews being held Tuesday night for open Sharon City Council seat

The interviews will be held Tuesday evening at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers at the Sharon Municipal Building.

Vaping assemblies to be held at Hubbard High School Tuesday

Vaping assemblies to be held at Hubbard High School Tuesday

A community assembly has also been scheduled for Tuesday night at 6:30 p.m.

Decision expected Tuesday on SERB lawsuit to stop YFD battalion chief cuts

Decision expected Tuesday on SERB lawsuit to stop YFD battalion chief cuts

The lawsuit alleges that two Battalion Chief positions would be cut when the positions became vacant to pay for the system's repairs.

Japanese embassy official to speak at YSU Tuesday

Japanese embassy official to speak at YSU Tuesday

Noriyuki Shikata, an associate with Harvard University, will discuss the state of trade relations between the U.S. and Japan and the impact it has on the Mahoning Valley.

Valley native coaching in Super Bowl

Valley native coaching in Super Bowl

A Valley native and former Campbell Memorial High school standout is heading to the Super Bowl.

McConnell proposes swift impeachment trial with long days

McConnell proposes swift impeachment trial with long days

The impeachment trial of President Donald will resume this week and may start with a fight over the ground rules.

Home Savings Bank merger gets final approval

Home Savings Bank merger gets final approval

The merger of Home Savings Bank and First Federal Bank of Defiance has been given final federal approval. The merger will be officially finalized at the end of January.

Deadline this week to receive Equifax data breach settlement

Deadline this week to receive Equifax data breach settlement

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is encouraging Ohioans affected by Equifax's massive 2017 data breach to sign up for free credit monitoring before the offer expires.

New push to ban devices while driving in Ohio

New push to ban devices while driving in Ohio

Ohio's governor urges state lawmakers to make a change upon the release of a new study.

49ers road to Miami wasn't the easiest

49ers road to Miami wasn't the easiest

After a deciding victory against the Green Bay Packers, the San Francisco 49ers are heading to Super Bowl 54.

Youngstown MLK community workshop on racism

Youngstown MLK community workshop on racism

The Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday is a day of service to honor the life and legacy of the civil rights leader. Communities across the country observe the day with local events and programs.  

Youngstown firefighters rescue teen who fell through ice at McKelvey Lake

Youngstown firefighters rescue teen who fell through ice at McKelvey Lake

Youngstown firefighters pulled a teenage girl from the frigid waters of McKelvey Lake Monday morning after she fell through the ice. 

State police investigate officer-involved shooting in Slippery Rock Township

State police investigate officer-involved shooting in Slippery Rock Township

One person was taken by a medical helicopter following a shooting Monday morning in Slippery Rock Township in Lawrence county. 

Senate lawmakers consider public defender loan repayments

Senate lawmakers consider public defender loan repayments

An Ohio Senate committee is considering a bill that would create a student loan repayment program to help recruit and retain attorneys to serve as much needed public defenders in the state. 

Ohio homeowners may be eligible for tornado safe room rebate

Ohio homeowners may be eligible for tornado safe room rebate

State emergency officials in Ohio say homeowners who want to construct a tornado shelter on their property may be eligible for a 75% rebate. 

Years Ago | January 20th

Years Ago | January 20th

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

Semi-truck jackknifes on Route 11 near Gustavus Twp.

Semi-truck jackknifes on Route 11 near Gustavus Twp.

The truck appears to have spun out and jackknifed on Route 11 northbound near the Kinsman Road exit.

'Hamilton' actor to speak at YSU Jan. 29th

'Hamilton' actor to speak at YSU Jan. 29th

He has performed with Brandy, Patti LaBelle, Ciara and Michael Buble.

Water flows onto Campbell street after line break Monday morning

Water flows onto Campbell street after line break Monday morning

Police say they had multiple calls about the break and the water department is aware of the problem.

Plans for Farrell road project on display starting Monday

Plans for Farrell road project on display starting Monday

The improvements include mast arms, vehicle signals, ADA curb ramps, painted crosswalks and more.

PennDOT to display Greenville road project starting Monday

PennDOT to display Greenville road project starting Monday

The planned project includes resurfacing 0.80 miles Columbia Avenue from Route 58 to Route 358.

New Castle School of Trades hosts the SkillsUSA competition

New Castle School of Trades hosts the SkillsUSA competition

The SkillsUSA competitive events showcase the best career and technical education students in the nation.

Valley State Senator Michael Rulli witnesses signing of historic trade agreement with China

Valley State Senator Michael Rulli witnesses signing of historic trade agreement with China

Republican Ohio State Senator Michael Rulli, who's from the Valley, was invited to the White House to witness the historic agreement being signed.

What's closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day?

What's closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day?

Since Monday is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, many government agencies are closed as a result.

Trump team, House managers trade sharp views on impeachment

Trump team, House managers trade sharp views on impeachment

House Democrats are preparing to outline their case for removing President Donald Trump from office with the filing of a legal brief due by 5 p.m. Saturday.

Rollover crash on 11 South sends two to hospital

Rollover crash on 11 South sends two to hospital

Initial reports say the vehicle flipped five or six times during the crash.

Harry, Meghan to quit royal jobs, give up 'highness' titles

Harry, Meghan to quit royal jobs, give up 'highness' titles

Buckingham Palace says Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, will no longer use the titles "royal highness" or receive public funds after a deal was struck for them to step aside as senior royals.

Trooper sent to hospital after Liberty crash

Trooper sent to hospital after Liberty crash

The accident happened overnight on Sunday along Route 11 in Liberty, just south of Tibbetts Wick Road.

Police investigate Jeep rollover crash in Poland

Police investigate Jeep rollover crash in Poland

The driver was not hurt and told 21 News he slid off the road.

Ohio's Senate Bill 3 tougher on traffickers, gets help for drug users

Ohio's Senate Bill 3 tougher on traffickers, gets help for drug users

A bill that would re-classify penalties for drug users in Ohio could go to the full Senate for a vote this month.

Dogs in need of homes walk down the aisle at Sharon wedding

Dogs in need of homes walk down the aisle at Sharon wedding

A wedding in Sharon Saturday evening had some very special guests walk down the aisle, dogs in need of lovable homes.

Bazetta Township Perkins evacuated after fire

Bazetta Township Perkins evacuated after fire

The Perkins restaurant in Bazetta Township had to be evacuated Saturday afternoon after it caught on fire.

Braceville FD called to semi-truck accident on Turnpike

Braceville FD called to semi-truck accident on Turnpike

The Braceville Fire Department was called out to the crash where two semi-trucks collided.

Ohio State doctor abuse investigation, suits have cost $9.8M

Ohio State doctor abuse investigation, suits have cost $9.8M

Ohio State University says the investigation and related lawsuits about alleged sexual abuse decades ago by a team doctor have cost nearly $10 million so far. 

Governor asks Major League Baseball to save Scrappers

Governor asks Major League Baseball to save Scrappers

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine is asking the commissioner of Major League Baseball to save an Ohio minor league baseball team on a list of clubs proposed for elimination. 

GOP eyes shakeup of Pennsylvania's Democratic-majority court

GOP eyes shakeup of Pennsylvania's Democratic-majority court

Legislation to amend Pennsylvania's constitution that could cut short the current Democratic majority on the state Supreme Court is advancing through the Republican-controlled Legislature. 

How Trump's impeachment differs from a criminal trial

How Trump's impeachment differs from a criminal trial

The Senate's impeachment trial of President Donald Trump has jurors and lawyers, but it won't look like anything Americans have seen on Court TV.

Another defendant in Shannon Graves murder case pleads guilty

Another defendant in Shannon Graves murder case pleads guilty

The charges stemmed from the murder of Shannon Graves, whose dismembered body was found in a freezer in Campbell in 2017.

Semi crash blocks eastbound lanes on turnpike in Braceville area

Semi crash blocks eastbound lanes on turnpike in Braceville area

As of 3:40 a.m. on Saturday, both eastbound lanes are blocked.

Youngstown school board selects new member

Youngstown school board selects new member

He's been a member of the board in the past and has been a deputy sheriff in Mahoning County for 30 years.

Leavittsburg filmmaker creates documentary about opioid crisis

Leavittsburg filmmaker creates documentary about opioid crisis

It's a film that revolves around the opioid crisis happening in our country, but it all takes place right here in Northeast Ohio.

Western Reserve parents question school board after coach accused of vaping THC

Western Reserve parents question school board after coach accused of vaping THC

Just days after word spread that Western Reserve's head football coach was placed on paid leave over allegations he vaped THC in a staff restroom, the school board met in executive session to discuss the employment of a staff member.

Champion High School student killed in Wampum crash

Champion High School student killed in Wampum crash

A teenager has died following a car accident in Wampum, Lawrence County Friday morning. 

Ohio governor to deliver State of the State on March 31

Ohio governor to deliver State of the State on March 31

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine will deliver his annual State of the State address on March 31. 

Farmers one step closer to hemp planting after rule approval

Farmers one step closer to hemp planting after rule approval

A legislative committee has approved rules that put farmers one step closer to growing hemp in Ohio.

iHeart Radio reorganization cuts local jobs

iHeart Radio reorganization cuts local jobs

The internet is buzzing over what happened Thursday at iHeart Radio, the largest radio conglomerate in the country. 
The media group announced hundreds of layoffs at its radio stations nationwide and here in the Valley.

Trial begins for Struthers man accused of sex crimes against minors

Trial begins for Struthers man accused of sex crimes against minors

The first witnesses took the stand Friday in the trial of a Struthers man accused of paying minor teenagers for sex acts.

Two firefighters injured fighting Hermitage blaze

Two firefighters injured fighting Hermitage blaze


Two firefighters were injured working to fight a fire in the 1400 block of Selina Dr. in Hermitage Friday afternoon. 

Online Powerball and Mega Millions ticket sales launched in Pennsylvania

Online Powerball and Mega Millions ticket sales launched in Pennsylvania

The site also features a number of player-controlled settings including time, deposit and spending limits.

Local Anderson driver wins national driver of the year award

Local Anderson driver wins national driver of the year award

McGlynn has logged more than two-million miles without a moving violation in his 36 years as a motorcoach driver with Anderson.

Attorney for convicted murderer asks for release, conviction to be overturned

Attorney for convicted murderer asks for release, conviction to be overturned

According to court filings, 20-year-old Jacob LaRosa's attorney Stephanie F. Kessler, asked Judge W. Wyatt McKay to consider vacating his sentence and murder conviction.

Youngstown BOE holding meeting to interview replacement candidates

Youngstown BOE holding meeting to interview replacement candidates

The candidate interviews will be conducted in an executive session.

Boardman High School boy's basketball hosting military appreciation night Friday

Boardman High School boy's basketball hosting military appreciation night Friday

The Spartans are 9-0 on the season, their best start in nearly 40 years and host Canfield at 7 p.m.

Years Ago | January 17th

Years Ago | January 17th

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

New Castle man pleads guilty to federal drug charges

New Castle man pleads guilty to federal drug charges

Stevenson can face up to 40 years in prison and a $5,000 fine.

Warren man accused of holding girlfriend, 6-year-old in home

Warren man accused of holding girlfriend, 6-year-old in home

According to the report, Meadows left the home and the victims escaped into the woods before knocking on houses and finding an officer.

New Castle police, fire investigating explosion that damaged home

New Castle police, fire investigating explosion that damaged home

Fire officials say there was a disabled car in the driveway that had its front bumper blown off.

Woman charged with arson after Sebring duplex fire

Woman charged with arson after Sebring duplex fire

According to the release, Karlie Rae Hale faces four counts of aggravated arson following her arrest on Wednesday.

Warren groups ask for signatures on petition after trees cut down

Warren groups ask for signatures on petition after trees cut down

Concerned citizens and historic organizations in Warren are now seeking commitment from the mayor to relocate bocce courts and re-plant trees in a historic- grounds area.

Warren city leaders discuss body cameras for their police department

Warren city leaders discuss body cameras for their police department

Warren city leaders are discussing the possibility of arming their cops with body cameras.

Woman rescued from Hermitage group home fire

Woman rescued from Hermitage group home fire

A group home housing those with developmental disabilities went up in flames Thursday night in Hermitage.

Niles board hires Howland school treasurer

Niles board hires Howland school treasurer

The Niles Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday to hire Howland Schools Treasurer Rhonda Baldwin-Amorganos as the district’s new treasurer at an annual salary of $90,000 starting February 3.

Trump's trial begins, senators vowing 'impartial justice'

Trump's trial begins, senators vowing 'impartial justice'

The Senate is taking the handoff from the House of the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump and preparing for a trial set to get underway next week.

Bomb threat evacuates Dollar General, gas station and pharmacy in Kinsman Township

Bomb threat evacuates Dollar General, gas station and pharmacy in Kinsman Township

An alleged bomb threat Thursday prompted an evacuation and investigation in Kinsman Township.

Traffic moving normally after semi rollover on I-80 in Mercer County

Traffic moving normally after semi rollover on I-80 in Mercer County

A round of snow squalls across the Valley Thursday night caused several accidents on major interstates, including a semi-truck rollover.

One of last Lordstown UAW leaders gets transferred

One of last Lordstown UAW leaders gets transferred

UAW Shop Chairman Dan Morgan says, along with his wife who is also employed by Lordstown, he's one of about 38 people that received the offer to head to Bowling Green, Kentucky.

Mahoning County agents investigating dog dumping ground

Mahoning County agents investigating dog dumping ground

The Mahoning County dog warden's office is investigating an area of Youngstown's east side that is being used as a dumping ground for dead dogs. 

Jury being selected to hear child sex charges against Struthers man

Jury being selected to hear child sex charges against Struthers man

Jury selection continued Thursday in the trial of a Struthers tow truck driver indicted on 35 sex charges involving minors.

County commissioners approve Southern Park Mall incentives

County commissioners approve Southern Park Mall incentives

The Mahoning County Commissioners have approved a tax incentive that owners of the Southern Park Mall have said is needed for a redevelopment plan.

Years Ago | January 16th

Years Ago | January 16th

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

Ohio reaches first year of state medical marijuana sales

Ohio reaches first year of state medical marijuana sales

Thursday marks the one-year anniversary of sales of medical marijuana in Ohio. The state says about 78,000 people have received physician recommendations and have registered with the state to use cannabis. Some 55,000...

OH WOW! receives $30,000 donation commitment

OH WOW! receives $30,000 donation commitment

A $30,000 donation will help pay for the building that's been home for one of Youngstown's premier destinations for children.

Two Lawrence County residents fall for $6,000 Social Security scam

Two Lawrence County residents fall for $6,000 Social Security scam

State police are cautioning people to be wary of a social security scam that has cheated two Lawrence County residents out of thousands of dollars.

Boardman teenager finds glory moment as weatherman

Boardman teenager finds glory moment as weatherman

As a student with autism, Anthony Steiner never wanted the spotlight as a child. Now, he's a regular on stage and in front of the camera at Boardman High School.

California Palms owner claims 'corrupt activity' by lender

California Palms owner claims 'corrupt activity' by lender

The operator of an addiction recovery facility in Austintown has a new strategy to stop foreclosure proceedings against his faux palm-tree landscaped former hotel at Route 46 and Interstate 80.

People in Sharon raise concerns about group home in neighborhood

People in Sharon raise concerns about group home in neighborhood

Sharon's City Manager, Bob Fiscus, said The Alliance for Behavioral and Developmental Disabilities (ABDD) purchased a home on Quarry Place.

Youngstown City Council parts ways with Director of Downtown Events

Youngstown City Council parts ways with Director of Downtown Events

Vidale believes he has successfully fulfilled his duties and stands behind what he and the city were able to accomplish.

Canfield BOE member chosen after community meeting

Canfield BOE member chosen after community meeting

Atway is a local parent and community member that has been active within the district.

Ursuline student files lawsuit against OHSAA over basketball eligibility

Ursuline student files lawsuit against OHSAA over basketball eligibility

According to the lawsuit, the OHSAA provides an exception for student-athletes that are compelled to transfer if they are a victim of bullying or harassment.

Fire crews battle blaze at home on Youngstown's south side

Fire crews battle blaze at home on Youngstown's south side

The fire started around 8:30 p.m. at a home near the intersection of East Florida and South Avenues.

Canfield city officials say two water customers reported high bills

Canfield city officials say two water customers reported high bills

He said following media reports the city had more than 50 inquiries about water bills.

Mocha House opening downtown Youngstown location

Mocha House opening downtown Youngstown location

21 News reported in September that officials with the zoning department said the Mocha House would be going into the spot where Cafe Cimmento used to be.

President of Eastern Gateway Community College fired

President of Eastern Gateway Community College fired

The President of Eastern Gateway Community College has been fired for dereliction of duty and inappropriate management practices.

Bishop George V. Murry back at work, talks about changes prior to spring

Bishop George V. Murry back at work, talks about changes prior to spring

Murry said, "I love the people here. I have been so happy in this diocese and I feel a connection to them."

Ford Nature Center to close for remodeling in February

Ford Nature Center to close for remodeling in February

Ford Nature Center is set to close for renovations beginning in February temporarily.

$200,000 winning Cash 5 ticket sold in Sharon Tuesday

$200,000 winning Cash 5 ticket sold in Sharon Tuesday

The winning ticket was sold at Penn Ohio Lottery & Deli on the 800 block of S. Irvine Avenue in Sharon.

Report documents errors with Ohio's Medicaid payment system

Report documents errors with Ohio's Medicaid payment system

The director of Ohio's Medicaid system has announced high error rates in the areas of payment and eligibility determination. 

Pa. State House votes to stop drivers' use of handheld phones

Pa. State House votes to stop drivers' use of handheld phones

The Pennsylvania House is voting to expand the state's ban on texting while driving to also prohibit motorists from using handheld devices to make phone calls. 

Think tank says UAW deals increased automakers' labor costs

Think tank says UAW deals increased automakers' labor costs

New contracts between the United Auto Workers union and Detroit's three automakers substantially increased the cost gap between Detroit and foreign automakers with U.S. factories.

Coroner rules on cause of death in Mecca Twp. shooting

Coroner rules on cause of death in Mecca Twp. shooting

The Trumbull County Coroner releases more information
Investigators say that 47-year-old Jill Pollnow's death was ruled a homicide and 64-Year-old Vincent Coburn Junior's death was ruled a Suicide.

Challenges for public following impeachment, Weinstein cases

Winfrey chooses the novel "American Dirt" for her book club

California considers declaring common pain killer carcinogen

Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Faith, politics mix on holiday

Phoenix police: 3 children found dead, mother arrested

What you need to know before 2020 census starts in Alaska

Lawyer: Michael Avenatti too isolated in jail to help case

Legislator proposes gun restrictions, gets threatening memes

Utah police: Boy accused in killing 4 not cooperating

Owners saddened by deadly shooting outside Kansas City club

Buckle up: What to watch as impeachment trial takes off

Lockwood Blvd. shut down in Boardman after crews hit gas line

Warren man allegedly attacks woman with golf club

Report: Pelini strong candidate for LSU position

Decision expected Tuesday on SERB lawsuit to stop YFD battalion chief cuts

Warren man allegedly attacks woman with golf club

Youngstown firefighters rescue teen who fell through ice at McKelvey Lake

Dolphins officially hire former Struthers coach Kuntz

New push to ban devices while driving in Ohio

Deadline this week to receive Equifax data breach settlement

Valley native coaching in Super Bowl

State police investigate officer-involved shooting in Slippery Rock Township

Champion High School student killed in Wampum crash

Report: Pelini strong candidate for LSU position

Youngstown brewery hosts beer school