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Ga. Senate runoff between Warnock, Walker has bitter closing

Ga. Senate runoff between Warnock, Walker has bitter closing

The extended Senate campaign in Georgia between Democratic incumbent Raphael Warnock and his Republican challenger, football legend Herschel Walker, has grown increasingly bitter ahead as their Dec. 6 runoff nears.

November 27th, 7:48 AM EST
Pennsylvania campaign wildcard Fetterman turns to governing

Pennsylvania campaign wildcard Fetterman turns to governing

When John Fetterman goes to Washington in January as one of the Senate’s new members, he’ll bring along an irreverent style from Pennsylvania.

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Pennsylvania county deadlocks on certifying election results

Pennsylvania county deadlocks on certifying election results

Officials in a northeastern Pennsylvania county where paper shortages caused Election Day ballot problems are deadlocked on whether to report official vote tallies to the state.

16 hrs 4 mins ago
GOP's new committee leaders prepare blitz of investigations

GOP's new committee leaders prepare blitz of investigations

Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, is expected to serve as the next chairman of the House Judiciary Committee.

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Mahoning Commissioner race heading for a recount on Dec. 7

Mahoning Commissioner race heading for a recount on Dec. 7

However, the close race is now headed for a recount with Righetti leading by a slim margin 137 votes, one-half of one percent.

November 28th, 3:27 PM EST by Robert McFerren
GOP's lackluster fundraising spurs post-election infighting

GOP's lackluster fundraising spurs post-election infighting

Republicans are engaged in a round of finger-pointing as both parties sift through the results of Democrats’ stronger-than-expected showing in the midterm elections.

November 21st, 5:27 AM EST
Musk restores Trump's Twitter account after online poll

Musk restores Trump's Twitter account after online poll

Elon Musk says he will reinstate Donald Trump’s account on Twitter, reversing a ban that has kept the former president off the social media site since a pro-Trump mob attacked the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, as Congress was poised to certify Joe Biden’s election victory.

November 19th, 8:04 PM EST
Pelosi to step down from House leadership, stay in Congress

Pelosi to step down from House leadership, stay in Congress

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is expected to address her plans with colleagues on Thursday in the wake of Democrats narrowly losing control of the House to Republicans.

November 17th, 12:54 AM EST
Ohio GOP aims to change voting laws during lameduck session

Ohio GOP aims to change voting laws during lameduck session

Jen Miller, executive director of the League of Women Voters of Ohio, said there is “nothing good government” about LaRose's proposal, which she called extreme.

November 17th, 6:43 PM EST
Republicans win back control of House with narrow majority

Republicans win back control of House with narrow majority

Republicans have won control of the U.S. House, returning the party to power in Washington and giving conservatives leverage to blunt President Joe Biden’s agenda and spur a flurry of investigations.

November 16th, 6:34 PM EST
Neighbors weigh-in on landfill proposed in Columbiana County

Neighbors weigh-in on landfill proposed in Columbiana County

Vogel Holdings plans to place a transfer station and solid waste landfill in Madison Township off of State Route 45.

November 16th, 10:04 PM EST by Erin Simonek
Pennsylvania Senate picks first woman as top-ranking member

Pennsylvania Senate picks first woman as top-ranking member

Pennsylvania Republican state Sen. Kim Ward will become the first woman to serve as the chamber’s highest-ranking member.

November 16th, 4:57 AM EST
Shapiro to take office with mandate from Pennsylvania voters

Shapiro to take office with mandate from Pennsylvania voters

Democratic Gov.-elect Josh Shapiro will take office with a decisive mandate from Pennsylvania voters, who overwhelmingly rejected a Republican drive to pare back abortion rights and voting laws in the premier battleground state.

November 15th, 6:18 AM EST
Flooding, ambulance shortage discussed at Boardman trustee meeting

Flooding, ambulance shortage discussed at Boardman trustee meeting

Two separate FEMA BRIC grants could pay for several projects, eventually helping up to 2,000 homes and businesses in the center of town. Fire Chief Pitzer added the lack of ambulances in the township caused quite a bit of concern last Friday, November 11.

November 14th, 9:46 PM EST by Erin Simonek
Official Youngstown Christmas tree delivery set for Tuesday

Official Youngstown Christmas tree delivery set for Tuesday

It will begin to look a lot like Christmas in Youngstown next week as the official 2022 tree is brought downtown.

November 11th, 8:17 AM EST by Mike Gauntner
Close races put Pennsylvania House majority control in limbo

Close races put Pennsylvania House majority control in limbo

Partisan control of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives remains up in the air, two days after 101 Democrats and 100 Republicans were elected.

November 11th, 4:28 AM EST
YSU moves forward with program evaluations, could lead to course cuts

YSU moves forward with program evaluations, could lead to course cuts

The ORC report detailed a total of 179 courses could be "consolidated, rotated or not offered in the future."

November 10th, 9:48 PM EST by Erin Simonek
Post-election misinformation targets Arizona, Pennsylvania

Post-election misinformation targets Arizona, Pennsylvania

A day after the midterm elections, misinformation about the results is zeroing in on the states of Arizona and Pennsylvania.

November 10th, 7:07 AM EST
Youngstown ambulance service future discussed in town hall

Youngstown ambulance service future discussed in town hall

"An ambulance can only sustain itself, just like any other entity business, you can only sustain yourself for so long when you're losing money," explained Chief Finley as to why AMR is in need of more funds to continue servicing the City of Youngstown. 

November 9th, 10:01 PM EST by Erin Simonek
Gauging Trump's influence after Vance's win and Oz's loss

Gauging Trump's influence after Vance's win and Oz's loss

Some Republicans are taking Florida Governor Ron DeSantis' statement re-election win as a sign that the party could be heading in a new direction - away from Trump.

November 9th, 3:17 PM EST by Chris Cerenelli
Decision 2022: Brooks sent back to PA Senate for third term

Decision 2022: Brooks sent back to PA Senate for third term

Pennsylvania State Senator Michele Brooks is being sent to Harrisburg for a third term by handily defeating Democratic challenger Rianna Czech.

November 9th, 5:32 AM EST by Mike Gauntner
Decision 2022: Pennsylvania Representative, Parke Wentling wins re-election

Decision 2022: Pennsylvania Representative, Parke Wentling wins re-election

According to unofficial vote results, Wentling came out on top in a hotly-contested race against Democratic challenger Timothy McGonigle by a margin of 52% to 48%.

November 9th, 4:51 AM EST by Mike Gauntner
Decision 2022: Voters approve Hermitage, Wheatland merger

Decision 2022: Voters approve Hermitage, Wheatland merger

Voters have overwhelmingly approved a merger between the City of Hermitage and the Borough of Wheatland in Mercer County.

November 9th, 4:38 AM EST by Mike Gauntner
Decision 2022: Republican Mike Kelly wins reelection to U.S. House in Pennsylvania's 16th Congressional District

Decision 2022: Republican Mike Kelly wins reelection to U.S. House in Pennsylvania's 16th Congressional District

Republican Mike Kelly wins reelection to U.S. House in Pennsylvania's 16th Congressional District.

November 9th, 4:16 AM EST
Decison 2022: Democrat Josh Shapiro wins Pennsylvania governor's race

Decison 2022: Democrat Josh Shapiro wins Pennsylvania governor's race

Democrat Josh Shapiro has won the race for governor of Pennsylvania.

November 9th, 4:14 AM EST
Decision 2022 : Democrat John Fetterman wins US Senate race in Pennsylvania

Decision 2022 : Democrat John Fetterman wins US Senate race in Pennsylvania

Democrat John Fetterman has won Pennsylvania’s pivotal race for U.S. Senate.

November 9th, 4:11 AM EST
Republican candidate Dennis Malloy wins Trumbull County Commissioner seat

Republican candidate Dennis Malloy wins Trumbull County Commissioner seat

21 News has reported on shouting matches, disagreements and one commissioner being led out of a meeting in handcuffs. Malloy says he believes he has just what the commissioners need to work together peacefully and professionally.

November 9th, 1:46 AM EST by Sydney Canty
DECISION 2022: J.D. Vance winner of Ohio U.S. Senate race

DECISION 2022: J.D. Vance winner of Ohio U.S. Senate race

The heated race for Senator Rob Portman's seat has officially been called with Republican candidate, J.D. Vance announced as the winner.

November 8th, 11:06 PM EST by Zach Mosca
Ryan makes closing pitch: 'We have a rendezvous with destiny'

Ryan makes closing pitch: 'We have a rendezvous with destiny'

Ryan has been in the fight of his political life - especially considering the lack of support from the national Democratic party. But despite what polls are saying, he says his campaign is going to shock the world.

November 8th, 3:23 PM EST by Chris Cerenelli
All three local Republican congressman incumbents secure seats

All three local Republican congressman incumbents secure seats

The three local congressional races in the 6th, 14th and 16th districts all held by incumbent republicans have retained their seats. Ohio Republican incumbent Bill Johnson won 67.8% of the vote against Democratic candidate Louis Lyras. Ohio Republican inc

November 8th, 3:20 PM EST by Madison Tromler
Election Day in Ohio and Pennsylvania: Know before you go

Election Day in Ohio and Pennsylvania: Know before you go

If you didn't vote early and plan to cast your ballot today in Ohio and Pennsylvania, here are some things you should know before going to the polls in either state.

November 8th, 12:01 PM EST by Mike Gauntner
Vance holds final rally ahead of Election Day with Donald Trump

Vance holds final rally ahead of Election Day with Donald Trump

"Let's solve the problems. Let's break up the tech companies. Let's break up the cartels and let's make this country great again," Vance shouted to the crowd.

November 8th, 4:18 AM EST by Erin Simonek
When can Ohioans expect to see election results Tuesday night?

When can Ohioans expect to see election results Tuesday night?

Depending on how close the Ohio U.S. Senate race between candidates J.D. Vance and Tim Ryan actually is, it could be a long election night before Ohio voters see results since all 88 counties need to be counted and it's been seen as a very tight race thro

November 8th, 4:17 AM EST by Madison Tromler
Vance, Ryan continue last minute campaigning in Ohio

Vance, Ryan continue last minute campaigning in Ohio

With one day left until Election Day, both candidates running in Ohio for the U.S. Senate are out campaigning until the last minute.

November 7th, 6:21 AM EST by Mike Gauntner
Haven't submitted your absentee ballot? Here are the deadlines

Haven't submitted your absentee ballot? Here are the deadlines

What you need to know about absentee ballot deadlines in Ohio and Pennsylvania.

November 7th, 5:54 AM EST by Mike Gauntner
Local Hispanic leaders, officials discuss polling trends among Latinos

Local Hispanic leaders, officials discuss polling trends among Latinos

Tracking polls show Republicans have gained ground with Latino voters since 2018, even though Hispanic voters still favor Democrats.

November 4th, 3:49 PM EDT by Chris Cerenelli
Ohio: What to expect on election night

Ohio: What to expect on election night

Ohio Republicans will seek to retain their hold on every branch of state government this Election Day, as Democrats look to a competitive U.S. Senate race as a possible pickup.

November 3rd, 4:46 AM EDT
Faith group deploys Election Day chaplains

Faith group deploys Election Day chaplains

Those participating are trained on how to de-escalate an argument and educate voters on voting laws in the state. Voter intimidation and interfering with voters is already illegal in the State of Ohio.

November 1st, 10:27 PM EDT by Erin Simonek
Pennsylvania court: Ballots in undated envelopes won't count

Pennsylvania court: Ballots in undated envelopes won't count

Pennsylvania's high court says officials aren't allowed to count votes from mail-in or absentee ballots that lack accurate, handwritten dates on their return envelopes.

November 1st, 8:45 PM EDT
Ryan, Vance to face off in Town Hall Tuesday

Ryan, Vance to face off in Town Hall Tuesday

The last time the two candidates met face-to-face was during a debate in Youngstown hosted by 21 News earlier this month.

November 1st, 6:34 AM EDT by Mike Gauntner

Columbiana Co. sheriff asks for help identifying homicide victim

Popular Youngstown BBQ restaurant announces closure

UPDATE: Two killed in crash near Ohio Turnpike in Austintown

Youngstown Detectives investigate South Side shooting

Car crashes through guardrail into Lake Erie

Fire consumes trailer hauling batteries on turnpike in Lordstown

Civilians escape Kherson after Russian strikes on freed city

Civilians escape Kherson after Russian strikes on freed city

Trumbull County Prosecutor opposes parole for man who murdered five-year-old, two others

Feds charge 14 in alleged heroin, fentanyl, cocaine conspiracy in Youngstown

OSP identifies man killed in early crash on Tippecanoe Road

19 sports gaming kiosks approved in Valley; Hollywood Gaming approved for in-house, online sports bets

Regal Cinema parent company files Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Ultium Cells workers demand for union recognition

Ultium Cells workers demand for union recognition

JUUL pays $440M in teen vaping probe

Neighbors call for speed, driving enforcement after deadly crash

Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, J.D. Vance

Tech Belt Today: Ceramic 3D printing

Some want coaches held accountable for hazing & changes at Mohawk School District

Man granted new trial in 2006 triple murder freed after plea

Man granted new trial in 2006 triple murder freed after plea

Company: Leak at Pennsylvania gas storage well plugged

Rent stabilization measures win in US midterm election

Chinese national faces sentencing in US aviation spying case

Flight diverted after person made threats with a box cutter

Coroner: Homicide suspect killed by police shot 7 times