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CDC confirms case of polio-like illness in Columbiana County

The Centers for Disease Control has confirmed a case of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), the illness mostly found in children that mimics polio, in Columbiana County.

27 FIRST NEWS - 2018-10-22 13:41:49

Salem teachers learn about students by visiting

For Superintendent Dr. Joe Shivers, the visits provide teachers a glimpse into the lives of their students, into their hopes and dreams for the future.

SALEM NEWS ONLINE - 2018-10-22 00:00:00

Trial for man accused of killing, dismembering ex-girlfriend likely to be delayed again

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) - It's been more than a year since the body of a west side Youngstown murder victim was discovered and, soon afterward,suspects arrested and charged. Now it seems the trial date for the suspects could be getting pushed back again, to next year.

27 FIRST NEWS - 2018-10-22 16:50:55

Things to Do, Oct. 21: 'Twilight'; Jay Leno; Harry Potter bash; military collectibles show

SEE 'TWILIGHT' ON BIG SCREEN: Go back to Forks with Bella and Edward as “Twilight” returns to theaters for its 10th anniversary, showing at 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday and Tuesday at Valley View 24, Southpark Mall and Regal Crocker Park. fathomevents.com.

WWW.OHIO.COM - 2018-10-21 00:00:00

Man dies after crash with tree

Justin Patrick Delaney, 26, was pronounced dead at the scene by a Lawrence County deputy coroner.

NEW CASTLE NEWS - 2018-10-22 11:15:00

East Liverpool crime activity: Man charged after police say he was drunk, lying on highway

4:16 p.m. - 700 block of Minerva St., police responded to an overdose report, and when they ran the man’s information found he had four warrants out through the city. He was taken to the hospital with a hold for incarceration. He told police he had snorted heroin off a DVD case, according to a polic

27 FIRST NEWS - 2018-10-22 19:20:06

Youngstown police: Man beat church-goer with chair after Sunday services

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) - A Youngstown man is charged with beating someone up at church after Sunday services, police say.

27 FIRST NEWS - 2018-10-22 16:11:03

Salem man charged with felony after highway stop on dirt bike

Jay Allen Franklin, 47, 29663 Buck Road B, Salem, was charged with receiving stolen property, a fourth-degree felony, as well as failure to reinstate and failure to display a license plate after an officer observed him riding a dirt bike on state Route 534 near Front Street at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday with


Mystery illness surfaces in county

The Ohio Department of Health said Friday it has notified health care providers to be alert for and to report suspected cases of the neurological condition called acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM. It’s characterized by sudden, asymmetric weakness in the arms or legs. The cause is unknown.

MORNING JOURNAL - 2018-10-21 00:00:00

Vacant house catches fire on south side of Youngstown

Firefighters are investigating the cause of the incident.YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) - Firefighters responded to a structure fire on the south side of Youngstown on Sunday night.It occurred at a vacant home on the 800 block of E. Florida Avenue.According to investigators, the fire started in the garage.

27 FIRST NEWS - 2018-10-22 01:55:27

Salem health officials debate move to new building

“I think there’s a lot more to discuss on this, I see a lot of cons on this,”board member Judy Sicilia said.

MORNING JOURNAL - 2018-10-21 00:00:00

Canfield crime activity: Woman says pot grinder, pipe were for 'personal use,' police say

6:14 p.m. - E. Main Street, Brittany Snow, 29, of Girard, arrested and charged with possessing drug abuse instrument and drug paraphernalia. Police said they found a digital scale, several baggies, syringes and a container of some unknown liquid that was the color of urine in the car during a traffi

27 FIRST NEWS - 2018-10-21 11:55:00

Suspect jailed after stabbing in Lisbon

Keelie Wright, 20, of 317-1/2 E. Washington St., was arrested at the scene and charged with felonious assault in the stabbing of Christian Perrin, 21, of Ellwood City, Pa. She is being held in the Columbiana County Jail without bond. According to Sgt. John Kerchofer, police were called to the reside

SALEM NEWS ONLINE - 2018-10-21 00:00:00

Woman injured in officer-involved shooting

WORTH TOWNSHIP, Pa.- A woman was shot after pointing a gun at state troopers in Butler County early Sunday morning, according to police.

WPXI - 2018-10-21 14:50:20

Part of Western Reserve Rd. set to close in Goshen Twp.

The closure will start on Monday, October 22 and run through Friday, October 26.

WFMJ.COM - 2018-10-22 00:00:00

4-hour Youngstown hostage situation resolved without incident

During the standoff, East Florida Avenue was blocked to traffic, reported 21 WFMJ-TV, The Vindicator’s broadcast partner.


Several Salem utility projects slowed

Jon Vollnogle of Howells & Baird, the engineering firm on the project, explained that the contractor had all the other work finished by the date specified in the contract, but the delay with the valve was the holdup. The valve is to be installed on Monday.


Damascus man charged with drug possession after crash

Patrick Hughes, 38, 14638 state Route 534, Damascus, was charged with a fifth-degree felony count of possession of drugs as well as misdemeanor counts of OVI and disorderly conduct after officers responded to a home in the 16000 block of West Pine Lake Road at 8 p.m. where Hughes allegedly crashed h


Police: Home in Youngstown surrounded, individual barricaded inside

The incident is occurring on East Florida Avenue.YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) - Several police officers are surrounding a home in Youngstown on Saturday night.Investigators said a suspect has been barricaded inside a house on East Florida Avenue.The 27 First News Team is on the scene to learn more about

27 FIRST NEWS - 2018-10-21 02:25:48

Strong cold front continues rain threat through evening

Midweek, isolated lake effect showers are possible, aside from that - abundant sunshine.