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Inflation sparks uncertainty for Rockabilly Ruckus

Inflation sparks uncertainty for Rockabilly Ruckus

The event has called the Trumbull County Fairgrounds home for almost a decade but earlier this year, organizers were hit with a bill 40% higher than years past.

13 hrs 30 mins ago by Erin Simonek
Donald Trump 'took the Fifth.' What does it actually mean?

Donald Trump 'took the Fifth.' What does it actually mean?

Former President Donald Trump, son Donald Trump Jr. and daughter Ivanka Trump are due soon to face questioning under oath in a civil investigation into their business practices.

August 10th, 8:04 AM EDT
DeSantis rally for J.D. Vance moved to Liberty Metroplex

DeSantis rally for J.D. Vance moved to Liberty Metroplex

The rally is scheduled for 7:30 p.m., Friday, Aug 19, 2022, 7:30 p.m. at the Metroplex, 1620 Motor Inn Dr., Liberty.

August 10th, 9:04 AM EDT by Mike Gauntner
Rep. Scott Perry says FBI agents seized his cellphone

Rep. Scott Perry says FBI agents seized his cellphone

-U.S. Rep. Scott Perry says his cellphone was seized Tuesday by FBI agents carrying a search warrant.

August 10th, 4:38 AM EDT
CHIPS bill impacting Mahoning Valley

CHIPS bill impacting Mahoning Valley

"We see electric and non electric how important semiconductors are," Stockburger said. "What we need to do is reignite the industrial Midwest and manufacturing. That's something we have a key ability to do here in the Mahoning Valley."

August 10th, 3:44 AM EDT by Erin Simonek
Trump Jr. to campaign for Loychik in Niles

Trump Jr. to campaign for Loychik in Niles

Tickets are $40 for the 6 p.m. event at the Eastwood Event Centre.

August 9th, 7:26 AM EDT by Mike Gauntner
Trump says FBI searched estate in major escalation of probe

Trump says FBI searched estate in major escalation of probe

Former President Donald Trump says in a lengthy statement that the FBI is conducting a search of his Mar-a-Lago estate.

August 8th, 7:09 PM EDT
'The act is a misnomer,' Valley economists react to Inflation Reduction Act

'The act is a misnomer,' Valley economists react to Inflation Reduction Act

In a statement, President Biden said the bill would "make government work for working families again." But, an independent analysis and local economists project the move will have little immediate impact on inflation.

August 8th, 8:08 PM EDT by Erin Simonek
Florida Gov. DeSantis to rally with J.D. Vance in Youngstown

Florida Gov. DeSantis to rally with J.D. Vance in Youngstown

Vance to be featured alongside Florida Governor DeSantis as party unifies to win key U.S. Senate races in the November midterms.

August 8th, 3:59 PM EDT by Lindsay McCoy
Senate Democrats pass budget package, a victory for Biden

Senate Democrats pass budget package, a victory for Biden

Democrats are driving their election-year economic package toward Senate approval.

August 7th, 5:03 AM EDT
Biden leaves White House for 1st time since getting COVID-19

Biden leaves White House for 1st time since getting COVID-19

Ending his most recent COVID-19 isolation, President Joe Biden has left the White House for the first time since becoming infected last month.

August 7th, 7:43 AM EDT
Dems' climate, energy, tax bill clears initial Senate hurdle

Dems' climate, energy, tax bill clears initial Senate hurdle

Democrats say the Senate parliamentarian has narrowed the party's plan for curbing drug prices but left it largely unscathed.

August 6th, 9:59 AM EDT
Trump ally Kari Lake wins GOP primary for Arizona governor

Trump ally Kari Lake wins GOP primary for Arizona governor

Former television news anchor Kari Lake has won the Republican primary for Arizona governor.

August 4th, 10:17 PM EDT
Indiana Rep. Walorski, 2 staffers killed in head-on crash

Indiana Rep. Walorski, 2 staffers killed in head-on crash

Republican U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski has been killed in a car accident in her northern Indiana District.

August 3rd, 4:24 PM EDT
Kansas voters resoundingly protect their access to abortion

Kansas voters resoundingly protect their access to abortion

Kansas is having the first test of voters’ feelings since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade.

August 2nd, 12:05 AM EDT
Takeaways: Abortion backlash in Kansas, Greitens' collapse

Takeaways: Abortion backlash in Kansas, Greitens' collapse

In one of the biggest days of this year's primary campaign season, red-state Kansas rejected a measure that would have made it easier to restrict abortion, and voters in Missouri repudiated a scandal-tarred former governor seeking a Senate seat.

August 2nd, 11:39 PM EDT
Loychik victorious in Republican primary for 65th District seat

Loychik victorious in Republican primary for 65th District seat

Loychik had more than 4,600 votes compared to Law's 1,900.

August 3rd, 4:03 AM EDT by Corey Vallas
Peterson wins Democratic nomination for 64th House District, will face Santucci in November

Peterson wins Democratic nomination for 64th House District, will face Santucci in November

Peterson collected 4,007 votes compared to Bennett's 1,819.

August 3rd, 4:02 AM EDT by Corey Vallas
Lauren McNally wins Democratic nomination for 59th District Representative

Lauren McNally wins Democratic nomination for 59th District Representative

McNally will still have some competition in the November election from two independent candidates, Poland Township trustee Eric Ungaro and Greg Beight, owner of Masternick-Courtney vending.

August 3rd, 4:02 AM EDT by Corey Vallas
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announces school safety measures, talks arming teachers

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announces school safety measures, talks arming teachers

"The goal is that no matter where a child goes to school, that these basic safety needs are met within that school where the child goes," Governor DeWine said.

August 2nd, 11:07 PM EDT by Corey Vallas
Several Valley communities host national police relations event

Several Valley communities host national police relations event

"You get a better understanding of the police of the job they do," said Shawne Wilfong, Coordinator of Austintown's National Night Out. "People can talk to them and they can even find out about a career in law enforcement."

August 2nd, 10:06 PM EDT by Erin Simonek
Justices uphold Pennsylvania's 2019 mail-in voting expansion

Justices uphold Pennsylvania's 2019 mail-in voting expansion

A wide expansion of mail-in voting in Pennsylvania has survived a legal challenge brought by some of the same Republican state representatives who voted for the legislation nearly three years ago.

August 2nd, 4:14 PM EDT
Decision 2022: What you need to know to vote in Ohio's August 2 Primary Election

Decision 2022: What you need to know to vote in Ohio's August 2 Primary Election

If you’ve seen the reports about low voter turnout for Tuesday’s Primary Election, a look at the ballot will show you why.

August 2nd, 4:48 AM EDT by Mike Gauntner
Third-party candidates file to run for Pa. governor, Senate

Third-party candidates file to run for Pa. governor, Senate

Third-party candidates in Pennsylvania for governor and U.S. Senate are filing paperwork to get on the Nov. 8 general election ballot, potentially making a crucial difference in the high-stakes races.

August 2nd, 4:35 AM EDT
Doctor: Biden tests positive for COVID for 2nd day in a row

Doctor: Biden tests positive for COVID for 2nd day in a row

President Joe Biden has tested positive for COVID-19 for the second straight day, in what appears to be a rare case of “rebound” following treatment with an anti-viral drug.

July 31st, 12:48 PM EDT
Grove City community fights potential landfill location proven to be radioactive

Grove City community fights potential landfill location proven to be radioactive

A 2016 study found Seneca Landfill by Vogel Holdings was dumping leachate which is radioactive waste into a nearby creek. This means the landfill is considered radioactive and can cause terminal illness for those living nearby.

July 29th, 11:44 PM EDT by Erin Simonek
Judge to rule on hundreds of PA ballots in limbo since primary

Judge to rule on hundreds of PA ballots in limbo since primary

A Pennsylvania judge is being urged by state lawyers to order three counties to add some 800 mail-in ballots to their May primary election results.

July 29th, 4:11 AM EDT
Wolf sues to stop GOP-backed amendments on abortion, voting

Wolf sues to stop GOP-backed amendments on abortion, voting

Pennsylvania’s Democratic governor is suing the Legislature over a package of proposed constitutional amendments that Republican lawmakers are pursuing, including one that would say the state constitution does not guarantee any rights relating to abortion or public funding of abortions.

July 29th, 4:09 AM EDT
Ron Shadd running for 59th Ohio House District Representative

Ron Shadd running for 59th Ohio House District Representative

Shadd served 8 years as a Youngstown School Board member and feels that experience makes him the best candidate for the job.

July 28th, 8:08 PM EDT by Derek Steyer
Beaver man arrested for allegedly assaulting protester at J.D. Vance rally

Beaver man arrested for allegedly assaulting protester at J.D. Vance rally

Kissinger and his wife have filed a complaint in federal court saying the incident at GOP Headquarters violated his rights to free speech.

July 28th, 11:28 AM EDT by Mike Gauntner
Niles man convicted of trying to solicit sex from 11-year-old boy

Niles man convicted of trying to solicit sex from 11-year-old boy

Rossi was indicted after a woman went to the police station claiming that her son had been victimized by Rossi this last summer.

July 28th, 7:40 AM EDT by Mike Gauntner
Council approves 20 Federal, city park improvements

Council approves 20 Federal, city park improvements

Councilwoman Turner voted down a 20 Federal Place ordinance because she said there is no set developer for the project and inquired about the current situation for the building's tenants, who received a letter 2 weeks ago that they must vacate the space. 

July 27th, 9:20 PM EDT by Erin Simonek
Judge to decide if Pennsylvania sufficiently funds education

Judge to decide if Pennsylvania sufficiently funds education

A decision about whether Pennsylvania’s method of funding public education meets the state constitutional requirement that lawmakers provide “a thorough and efficient system” is in the hands of a state judge.

July 27th, 5:49 AM EDT
Plea deal expected for New Castle residents charged in Capitol riot

Plea deal expected for New Castle residents charged in Capitol riot

Security video later showed the two near a group of people who were pushing through law enforcement and forcing a door open. 

July 25th, 5:39 AM EDT by Mike Gauntner
'Warren is moving forward,' $15 million steel company eyes Warren, could bring jobs and reduce violence

'Warren is moving forward,' $15 million steel company eyes Warren, could bring jobs and reduce violence

"We would be ludicrous not to open up our arms to a new company coming in," White added. "You want to move your community forward. You don't want to become stagnant because if you become stagnant, you die."

July 22nd, 9:33 PM EDT by Erin Simonek
Funeral arrangements pending for Niles council member Jim DePasquale

Funeral arrangements pending for Niles council member Jim DePasquale

DePasquale was 68.

July 22nd, 5:28 AM EDT by Mike Gauntner
Republicans challenge Pennsylvania's mail-in voting law anew

Republicans challenge Pennsylvania's mail-in voting law anew

Republicans are suing again in an attempt to throw out Pennsylvania’s broad mail-in voting law.

July 22nd, 4:33 AM EDT
Waste-to-energy company answers resident, council questions on business

Waste-to-energy company answers resident, council questions on business

The press conference will be in front of Youngstown city hall following the Public Utilities Committee with SOBE Thermal Energy Solutions CEO.

July 21st, 2:59 PM EDT by Robert McFerren & Erin Simonek
Pennsylvania certifies primary election in 64 of 67 counties

Pennsylvania certifies primary election in 64 of 67 counties

Pennsylvania is certifying the results of primary elections from 64 of 67 counties, leaving out three counties in a growing legal dispute over whether to count mail-in ballots on which the voter didn't handwrite a date.

July 21st, 4:49 AM EDT
Fetterman: '100% able' to run for Pa. Senate after stroke

Fetterman: '100% able' to run for Pa. Senate after stroke

In his first media interview since having a stroke two months ago, Democratic Senate nominee John Fetterman of Pennsylvania says he's “100% able to run fully and to win” against Republican Mehmet Oz in November.

July 21st, 4:47 AM EDT

Court: Former Warren defense attorney refuses to leave cell

'Lugnut Louie' remembered by Stoneboro community

More fighting, more dysfunction at Trumbull Commissioners meeting

Warren woman sentenced after 9 month old ingests drugs

Record low enrollment could jeopardize TCTC adult education program

Warren City assistant prosecutor placed on unpaid leave

Chrystal Catering and Phantom Fireworks feeding police and firefighters on St. Patrick's Day

Chrystal Catering and Phantom Fireworks feeding police and firefighters on St. Patrick's Day

Saint Patrick's Day safety reminders

Ohio Democrats concerned after Ohio legislative maps shut down by Ohio Supreme Court

Oz vows to renounce Turkish citizenship if elected senator

Embiid has 35 points, 17 rebounds as 76ers beat Cavs 118-114

One hospitalized after shooting on Youngstown's west side

Evictions spiking as assistance, protections disappear

Evictions spiking as assistance, protections disappear

Sesame Place to train workers on diversity after lawsuit

Murder charges reinstated in crash that killed troopers, man

Inflation sparks uncertainty for Rockabilly Ruckus

2 Pennsylvania nursing homes accused of health care fraud

CHIPS bill impacting Mahoning Valley