Coroner identifies victims of two fatal shootings in Youngstown

Authorities have released the names of two men killed in recent Youngstown shootings. The Mahoning County Coroner’s office on Wednesday identified the victim of Tuesday morning’s shooting outside the SAVO bar as 30-year-old Abdul Muhammad. A 26-year-old man was also wounded in the bar parking lot along South Avenue. Back...
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Marshals name Valley's most wanted

The five most wanted men in the Valley include two murder suspects. The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force on Wednesday released a list of the Youngstown area’s five most wanted fugitives. U.S. Marshals are asking the public to help them find the suspects who they say should be considered...
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Campbell mom found passed out in car with toddlers

A woman faces child endangering charges after police say they found her passed out in her car with her two toddlers at a Campbell intersection. Officers were called to Sixth Street and Penhale Avenue Sunday morning where they say they found 25-year-old Lynsey Opatken slumped over the steering wheel of her car.
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Columbiana County,

Columbiana Co. coroner pleads to reduced charge

Columbiana County coroner Dr. Scott Wilson, who faced a domestic violence charge, pleaded "no contest" to a less serious charge on Wednesday. According to municipal court records, Wilson was found guilty of a misdemeanor assault charge as part of a plea deal. The judge suspended a 180-day jail sentence, fined...

Vandalism Strikes At Local Business In New Beaver

(New Beaver, PA) – Pennsylvania State Police have reported via release that on June 23rd, 2021 at approximately 1:12 a.m., they responded to a business alarm at Ferrante Upholstering at 3384 State Route 18 in New Beaver. Upon entering the scene, State Police discovered one of the outside panes of glass on the west face of the business was shattered by unknown reasons, causing approximately $300.00 worth of damage. If anyone has any information or could provide surveilance footage regarding this incident, or any similar incidents in the area, please contact Pennsylvania State Police – New Castle at 724-598-2211 and reference the following incident number: PA21-854537.

Two hurt after Youngstown home catches fire

Two people were hurt in a Youngstown fire Wednesday afternoon. The flames broke out just before noon at the home on Nelson Avenue near Jacobs Road. Officials say they found a heavy amount of flames on arrival. The family inside was able to escape the fire before officials arrived. According...
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Dewey neighbors, family gather for prayer

More than 40 friends, neighbors and family members gathered in front of the duplex of 1017/1019 Dewey Ave. to remember the lives of Margaret Kahrer and Johnny Micco, and to celebrate the survival of Kevin Ross. This was the second prayer vigil at the house where tragedy struck May 12,...
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Jury begins deliberating in Sheldon Jeter trial

BEAVER — A Beaver County jury will decide whether a high-profile Aliquippa man should be convicted of fatally shooting his close friend. The two-week Sheldon Jeter criminal homicide trial concluded Tuesday afternoon following a short defense argument and closing statements. Jurors began their first full day of deliberations Wednesday morning.

3 western Pa. men charged in connection with U.S. Capitol riot

PITTSBURGH — Three men from the western Pennsylvania area have been arrested in connection with the Jan. 6 siege at the U.S. Capitol. Federal investigators have charged Mitchell Vukich, of New Brighton; Samuel Fox, of Mount Pleasant and Nicholas Perretta, of Baden. All are charged with entering a restricted building...
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Kanan to visit county for annual martial arts tournament

When it came time to pay tribute to one of his mentors, Sean Kanan was happy to help. Kanan, a New Castle native and a star of Karate Kid III, will be on hand Friday through Sunday for a martial arts weekend celebration in the city. The main event takes place Saturday with the 3rd Annual William B. Stoner Memorial Championships at the Scottish Rite Cathedral.
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Moon's Dobyns ready for one final football game before blasting off to new adventure

Dalton Dobyns spent his high school football career blasting opponents at Moon. He hopes to one day help blast people to the Moon. Dobyns, a four-year starter at defensive end for the Tigers, gets one more chance to play in a football game before he heads to Michigan State to study mechanical engineering. He’s part of the Pennsylvania team that takes on Ohio in the 42nd Annual Penn-Ohio All Star Football Classic.

BREAKING: Farmers National Bank to Acquire Cortland Bank

CANFIELD, Ohio – Farmers National Bank and Cortland Bank have entered into a merger agreement, a deal that’s expected to close in the fourth quarter. The combined entity will have about $4.1 billion in assets and 48 locations. All Cortland Bank branches will become Farmers National Bank sites. At the...
Butler County,

Wednesday Update: 3 New Cases

There were three new cases of COVID-19 and no additional deaths reported by the state for Butler County on Wednesday. That continues the relatively low number of new cases locally. Statewide numbers are following that trend as well. There were 174 new cases reported by the Department of Health Wednesday...

73 Days to Purdue Football: Kyle Jornigan

It is a common refrain this week, but Purdue has a lot of experience and depth for once up front, and that includes today’s player. Youngstown, OH (Cardinal Mooney HS) Jornigan was an Academic all-Big Ten selection last season and saw some limited action during the abbreviated season. He ended up playing in thee of the six games and even started once. This was after a 2019 redshirt year where he came in as a three-star prospect.
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Final day for new trash carts in Ellwood is Saturday

ELLWOOD CITY — The final day for new trash carts for borough residents is Saturday. Residents are not to use the carts until July 1, and should continue to use the yellow bags until then. The new contract with Valley Waste begins July 1. Any refuse placed into the carts,...