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Youngstown crash injures one, cuts power

One person is injured after crashing into a pole, in Youngstown early Sunday. The crash happened at the corner of Martin Luther King Boulevard and Covington, around 3:30 a.m. The driver was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries. The front of the car was heavily damaged. As of 7:30...

Thunder in the City Continues in Meadville

In Meadville on Saturday, it was day two of "Thunder in the City." The event featured lots of classic cars, trucks and jeeps and there was non stop entertainment with bands playing all day. The 13th annual "Thunder in the City" brought hundreds of people to Diamond park and Chestnut...

UPDATE: Youngstown police find missing child

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) — The Youngstown Police Department located 12-year-old Mason Thompson safe Sunday evening after he was previously reported missing. “The Youngstown Police Department would like to thank everyone who was on the lookout for Mason Thompson this weekend. He was located safe & sound with friends and is now back in the care of family. The hard work and diligence of the community, YPD Family Services Unit & YPD Patrol Division helped bring this incident to a quick resolution,” said YPD Captain Jason Simon.

Betty J. Frank, 82

Betty J. Frank, 82, of Wampum, passed away Thursday, August 4, 2022 at her residence, surrounded by her loving family, following a short illness. Born April 12, 1940 in Columbiana, OH, she was the daughter of the late John and Harriett Stanley Frank. Betty was a retired school bus driver.

Joseph R. Trocci, 72

Joseph R. Trocci, 72, of Ellwood City, passed away on Thursday, August 4, 2022 at Good Samaritan Hospice in Brighton Township following a brief illness. Born in New Castle on March 7, 1950, Joe was the son of the late Joseph and Christina Papa Trocci. He married the former Madelyn Hervatine on April 29, 1978. Joe worked for Sparmon Fichler for twenty-five years, then at Trader Horn in Ellwood City for ten years until it closed. Most recently, Joe spent his summers working at Pittsburgh International Race Complex and his winters substitute teaching at both the New Castle and Ellwood City Area School Districts. A member of Divine Grace Parish, Joe umpired both softball and baseball and refereed C.Y.O. basketball. He enjoyed reading, sitting on the front porch and listening to Pittsburgh Pirates games.

Wisconsin firefighters rescue worker who fell into concrete mixer

VIENNA, Wis. — Wisconsin firefighters rescued a maintenance worker who was stuck in the drum of a concrete mixing truck, authorities said. The man fell into the empty drum while doing work in Vienna, located about 85 miles west of Milwaukee, WMTV reported. There was no concrete in the drum but it was spinning when the man tumbled into the mixer on Monday at about 9:30 p.m. CDT, the television station reported.

Muddy Creek Oil Well to Welcome Visitors on Saturday

Visitors are invited to come and see an award-winning restoration site of an antique oil well later this week. On Saturday (August 13), visitors are invited to come out to the Muddy Creek Oil Well on Park Road in Prospect. The site features a Bessemer Gas Engine and Marshall-Barr Number 19 oil well equipment that is restored and open for visitors to hear and see the industry that powered the region.

FBI arrests Youngstown man who allegedly called energy company 2,458 times

A Youngstown man was arraigned in federal court Friday after allegedly making over 2,400 calls to harass a Virginia based energy company. According to a federal indictment, it was between October 2021 and June 2022 when 65-year-old Terrence Mott called the unidentified energy company. Mott was indicted on July 27th, but was not arrested by the FBI until Thursday.

KEEPING THE FAITH | Don’t let a storm cloud your belief in a brighter tomorrow

It is well known among my family and friends that I simply love a good storm — rain or snow, it does not matter. I pray for all needs to be met and to be kept safe. It is then I watch for the approaching event like a kid waiting for Santa. Sometimes I have actually expressed remorse when an anticipated weather anomaly ultimately fails to meet my high expectations.
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Community Helps Police Identify Rural King Theft Suspect

SUGARCREEK BORO., Pa. (EYT) – The Sugarcreek Borough Police Department has identified and apprehended a suspect allegedly involved in an incident of theft at Rural King in Franklin last week. Police say 37-year-old Thomas Rodgers, of Franklin, was identified and taken into custody on Thursday, August 4. According to...