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This is the day tenants displaced from Youngstown’s blast-damaged Realty Tower can get help retrieving some of their personal belongings.

Youngstown to announce recipients of $200k explosion assistance

From ongoing construction and the explosion, the city wants to focus its financial resources on businesses that rely on foot traffic. 

Shooting on Youngstown's Southside sends victim to hospital

Detectives are investigating an early morning shooting on Youngstown’s Southside.

Youngstown gun shop burglarized

Owners of a gun shop on Youngstown’s Westside are conducting an inventory to find out how many and what type of firearms were taken in an early morning break-in.

Campbell man going on trial for Farrell murder

A trial is scheduled to get underway Wednesday in Mercer County for a Campbell man arrested in connection with a homicide in Farrell.

Murder of Sharon transgender teen brings Governor's call for stronger hate crime laws

The murder and dismemberment of transgender Pauly Likens has prompted a call from Pennsylvania Governor Josh Shapiro to strengthen laws protecting the LGBTQ+ community from hate-based crimes.

Department of Justice holding sessions in East Palestine to explain Norfolk Southern derailment settlement

The public comment period on the settlement is open until August 2.

Western Reserve Road construction cuts into local business in Boardman

The stretch between Market Street and Southern Boulevard is shut down for the next two weeks.


Rite Aid announces closure of Campbell location

Another bankruptcy court filing lists the closing of ten more stores in Michigan and Ohio, including one in the Valley.

Warren church gauges community interest in starting co-op grocery store

The oldest African American Church has started a community conversation about starting a Food Co-op, or community-owned grocery store in Warren.

Lottery scratch-offs sold at two Valley grocers bring winners $90,000

A couple of lottery players shopping at Valley grocery stores are more than $90,000 richer after buying winning scratch-off tickets.

Remnants of Beryl to bring scattered showers to the area

A cooler and more comfortable day is expected on Thursday