CRIME & SAFETY
Ohio teacher found shot inside her home
Columbiana County sheriff’s deputies responded to reports of a shooting on Carey Road in Butler Township Wednesday night just before 9:30 p.m.
Weekly Safety Report: Deadly Shooting, Body Found, Homicide Suspect Arrested in Mahoning County, Ohio
This week in Mahoning County, Ohio, there were several incidents that occurred, including a deadly shooting on Youngstown's Southside, the discovery of a body near Delmar Avenue in Campbell, the arrest of a Youngstown homicide suspect in Minnesota, a woman driving into oncoming traffic with children in her vehicle, a hit-and-run crash on Youngstown's Southside, and a phone scam targeting Mahoning Valley residents.
Students try to cope with violent death of teacher
BUTLER TWP., Ohio (WKBN) – Grief counselors and clergy spent the day Friday helping students and staff in the Leetonia Schools cope with the violent death of a teacher. The Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after finding teacher Michelle Long dead at home in the 29000 block of Carey Road Wednesday night.
Woman hit by car in Boardman
The Ohio State Highway Patrol are investigating a woman being hit by a car that happened earlier this afternoon in Boardman. According to OSHP the incident happened on State Route 224 and Market Street in Boardman around 12:30 p.m. The woman was taken to the hospital and her condition is...
Weekly Safety Report: Theft and Neglect Cases Raise Concerns in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania
This week in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania, two incidents occurred that raised concerns for the safety of the community. In the first incident, a 74-year-old woman from Volant had over $54,000 stolen from her savings account. The woman made multiple withdrawals and sent checks and money orders to an unidentified recipient. The police are currently investigating the case with no leads. In the second incident, a caretaker in New Castle was charged with multiple offenses, including involuntary manslaughter, after allegedly failing to provide a resident with necessary medication, resulting in the resident's death. The caretaker is accused of tampering with records and neglecting the care-dependent person.
Youngstown man charged in connection to Jan. 6 breach
A man from Florida, who now lives in the Youngstown area, is charged in federal court in connection with the Jan. 6 breach.
Warren man sentenced to 10 months in federal prison on drug charges
He received the sentence from U.S. Judge Donald C. Nugent in the U.S. Northern District Court of Ohio after entering guilty pleas Aug. 22
Judge says she feels 'misled' in motorcycle charity run crash case
The Lowellville woman accused of pulling her car into the path of a charity motorcycle ride this past summer faces a new traffic charge for allegedly driving 60 miles per hour in a 20-mph school zone. Now a visiting judge is letting people know she is upset with the way the motorcycle case was handled.
Prosecutors ask to revoke bond of kidnapping suspect
In a motion filed today in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court, Assistant Prosecutor Caitlyn Andrews said that the defendant, Adalberto Morales Cintron, 38, of Youngstown, texted the victim in the case Thursday 25 times, called her nine times and left two voicemails.
Bond set at $60K for Struthers man accused of forcing way into home
Bond was set Friday at $60,000 for a man accused of forcing his way into a home and taking a computer and punching a woman at a separate home.
Two-vehicle crash sends one driver into ravine near Canfield
A two-vehicle crash in Canfield has resulted in one driver going into a ravine according to Mahoning County OSP. OSP dispatchers tell 21 News the accident happened on SR-11 in Canfield near Indian Run when. Dispatchers say one vehicle went off the road and drove into a ravine. 21 News...
Warren man who shot 9-year-old in arm sentenced to 25 1/2 to 29 1/2 years in prison
A Warren man convicted of shooting a nine-year-old girl in the arm and wounding her has been handed his sentence in court Thursday. According to the Trumbull County Prosecutor's Office, 22-year-old Say'Quan Parks was sentenced to an indefinite term of 25-and-a-half to 29-and-a-half years in prison on charges of felonious assault, improper discharge of firearm into habitation and improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle.
East Liverpool man sent to federal prison on gun charge
Inside the home, the indictment said investigators found four semiautomatic pistols, three shotguns and four semiautomatic rifles in a safe.
14 felony cases indicted by Trumbull grand jury
The following felony indictments were made, with arraignments set within two weeks in the courtrooms of one of four Trumbull County Common Pleas judges:. Terry L. Allen Jr., 33, Harvard Drive, Warren, tampering with evidence. Cameron L. Mayfield, 23, Maple Street, Niles, possession of fentanyl-related compound, possession of cocaine and...
Morning Roundup: Woman scammed out of $54,000; police arrest man they say was involved in hit-and-run
Here are some of the latest news items from this morning, Thursday, Nov. 30:. A Lawrence County woman lost $54,206 to a scammer pretending to be with Publishers Clearing House. According to TribLive news partner WTAE, the scammer told the woman she had won $3 million, but had to send...
Sheriff to bring in new armored vehicle for regional use
Mahoning County Law Enforcement will soon have a big new piece of equipment at its disposal.
Woman attacks several employees at Chippewa Walmart after trying to shoplift, police say
A woman is facing several charges after police say she attacked several employees at a Beaver County Walmart after trying to shoplift.
Crash cuts power to thousands in Youngstown and Boardman
Thousands of homes and businesses in Youngstown and Boardman lost electricity Thursday morning due to a traffic accident. The outage, which impacted more than 3,300 customers shortly after 9 a.m., was caused by a traffic crash that brought down power lines at Chicago Avenue and Hillman Street. First responders on...
Local dealership helping combat Hyundai thefts
BOARDMAN, Ohio (WKBN) – After a string of Hyundai thefts, a local dealership is working to combat the problem. Preston Hyundai in Boardman held a service event to install the anti-theft software update. It only takes a few minutes, and they helped about a half-dozen drivers on Saturday. There...
Firefighters battle fires on Youngstown’s South Side
The call came in around 12:30 a.m. involving a house on Cleveland Street.