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Chipotle has no signed Salem ‘lease’
SALEM — Chipotle Mexican Grill, in a an answer Thursday to an inquiry about locating in the city, responded that, “at this time, we do not have a signed lease in Salem.” Employees at the The Shell True North gas station-convenience store at 2203 E. State St. say the station is expected to close at t
Salem Twp. looks at broom truck purchase
FRANKLIN SQUARE — Salem Township trustees discussed purchasing a broom truck that Road Foreman Jason Entrikin advised was for sale in Bowling Green. “It’s like the one the county has, it’s available, just broom to sweep. It’s older but it’s OK, for $4,500,” Entrikin said and asked if he should pursu
Mega Millions, Powerball top $500 million combined; Ohio Lottery results
CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots top $500 million combined for this weekend’s drawings. Friday’s Mega Millions prize is $262 million, while Saturday’s Powerball jackpot is $246 million.
Man arrested during Youngstown triple-homicide investigation appears in court
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) - The man arrested in connection to a triple homicide in Youngstown is in jail but still not charged. Shaiquon Sharpe appeared in a Mahoning County courtroom on Friday.
Ohio Supreme Court suspends law license of former Mahoning County Auditor
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio Supreme Court has indefinitely suspended former Mahoning County Auditor Mike Sciortino from practicing law for ethical violations related to the “Oakhill scandal.” However, the justices ruled that Sciortino can seek to restore his law license if he takes part in the Ohio La
Ohio Missing Adult Alert issued for 79-year-old woman
CUYAHOGA COUNTY, Ohio - A statewide Missing Adult Alert has been issued for an elderly woman from Cuyahoga County. According to the alert, 79-year-old Retha Hill left her home in Richmond Heights at 12 p.m. Thursday and hasn't returned.
Youngstown woman indicted for allegedly assaulting mentally disabled man
BOARDMAN, Ohio - A Youngstown woman was indicted on Thursday after allegedly assaulting a resident at her workplace. 20-year-old Gloreece Potter, an employee of Gateways for Better Living, was arrested back in October.
2 Ohio men charged after traffic stop reveals $20K in drugs
ASHLAND, Ohio (WDTN) – Two Ohio men are facing charges after OSP Troopers find Oxycodone pills and marijuana during a traffic stop. The Ohio State Highway Patrol said troopers filed felony drug charges against two Ohio men after a traffic stop in Ashland County. During the traffic stop, troopers sei
Ohio Marijuana Expo Coming To Cleveland
From OH Marijuana Card: Ohio Marijuana Card will be hosting their first public health and wellness event, Ohio Marijuana Expo: Cleveland on January 26, 2019. This event will be hosted at Red Space, located at 2400 Superior Avenue in Cleveland.
Boardman man assaults officers during seventh OVI arrest
BOARDMAN, Ohio - A Boardman man faces felony charges after allegedly hitting several police officers while being booked on charges of drunk driving. Fifty-five-year-old Stephen Sipus was indicted Thursday on two felony charges of assault (OVI specification) as well as OVI, intimidation, and retaliat
Bomb threats reported in Ohio appear to be part of nationwide hoax
CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Law enforcement authorities across the United States have been responding to reports of bomb threats across the country, including several threats made in Northeast Ohio.
County inmates take aim at jail camera, connect
LISBON — It took about a week for county jail inmates to vandalize the new camera system. Felony charges have been filed in county municipal court against three inmates for allegedly causing $2,586 in damage to the camera system on Dec. 8, the same week the $160,852 system was installed.
Mom of 5 children who died in Youngstown fire released from hospital
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) - The mother of five children who were killed in a fire at a Youngstown home on Sunday night has been released from the hospital. Amy Negron Acevedo was released from MetroHealth in Cleveland late Wednesday night.
Austintown crime activity: Police find woman slumped over steering wheel
7:30 p.m. - 6000 block of Mahoning Ave., Kathrine Velez-Perez, 24, of Youngstown, charged with theft. According to a police report, Velez-Perez placed items in her purse and a baby carrier while at Walmart then attempted to leave without paying for them.
Police: Man wanted for taking evidence from Youngstown murder victim's pockets
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) - Youngstown police are looking for a man they say is involved in a murder at All City Sports Bar last month. There are two warrants out for the arrest of 24-year-old Kyree Grabe, also known as "Mello," on charges of obstructing justice and tampering with evidence.
27-year-old man from Pontiac arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in Ohio
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio - Josh Grihorash, a 27-year-old man from Pontiac, was taken into custody Thursday on suspicion of attempted murder in Bowling Green, Ohio. According to authorities, police were called to a house in the 500 block of Wooster Street just after 7:30 a.m. on reports of a violent alter
Two arrested in Austintown, one for drug possession
Two were arrested in Austintown yesterday for criminal trespassing after police were called about someone being hit by a car. Police arrested Patrick Vinion and 22-year-old Ashley Chiochetti for criminal trespassing after they were asked to leave an Austintown apartment complex.
Dickey Electric Begins Transition to New Ownership
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Eric Carlson was 15 when he worked as a materials handler for “Joe” Dickey Electric in North Lima. In about 10 years, he’ll assume majority ownership of the company.
Salt shortage could stress local municipalities
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) - The area hasn't really seen that much snow yet, but clearing it away is already expensive. Mahoning County Engineer Pat Ginnetti says salt prices have jumped by 50 percent from a year ago. Prices are more than $80 per ton.
East Liverpool K-9 accidentally inhales cocaine during drug bust
COLUMBIANA COUNTY, Ohio — A K-9 with the East Liverpool police department is OK after accidentally inhaling cocaine during a drug bust. It began when police were notified of an erratic driver in Columbiana County. The driver was pulled over and K-9 Nero was brought to the scene. Nero alerted on the