The latest from the 21 Newsroom

Earth’s average temperature remained at a record high Wednesday, after two days in which the planet reached unofficial records.

One more scorcher before a bit of a cool-down

Highs will be very close to average (81-82°) for much of the week.

East Liverpool man denied permission to attend event with others charged with Jan. 6 Capitol riot

Government attorneys claim that Thomas wanted to attend this weekend’s event to “speak publicly and fundraise”.

Farrell school employee charged, placed on leave

Administrators in the Farrel Area School District are not making public the name of an employee who faces charges.

Substitute teacher hiring events hope to fill need for Mahoning Co. districts

Each hiring fair will take place from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at 7320 N Palmyra Road in Canfield.

Pennsylvania governor backs off $100M private schools program, eases House budget vote


Democratic Gov. Josh Shapiro is backing off his insistence on money for a new private-school funding program, giving Pennsylvania’s Democratic-controlled House the opening to pass a new state spending plan after a days-long stalemate.


Norfolk Southern says other companies should share blame in fiery Ohio derailment


Norfolk Southern says the owner of the rail car that caused the fiery Ohio derailment in February failed to properly maintain it in the years before the crash.


Man shot during Venango County home invasion

State Police are working to find out who barged into a Venango County home and shot a man in the head.

Appeal denied for Warren man convicted of bringing drugs into Trumbull Co. jail

According to the release, the higher court said the plastic bag containing cocaine was found by a detective after Shine had taken off his shoes and socks.

Newton Falls council meeting devolves into shouting match, ends early with deputies called

In Newton Falls things got so out of control, that Sheriff's Deputies were called to Wednesday's council meeting. "Go call the sheriff. Get out," Mayor Ken Kline exclaimed.

Frustrations lead to temporary hold on Salem annexation

Neighbors told 21 News Wednesday if their homes were annexed into Salem as well, they would pick up and move.

Animal Charity struggling to house animals due to hoarding cases

MacMurchy says they receive 12 to 40 calls a day for hoarding cases.

Meta takes aim at Twitter with the launch of rival app Threads

Meta unveiled an app to rival Twitter on Thursday.

Powerball's big prize rises to $590M, Mega Millions $427M

The Powerball jackpot continues to climb with a new estimated jackpot of $590 million ($305 million cash value) for the next drawing on Saturday, July 8.