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Moms arrested at Youngstown bar after police find kids alone in car

L: Sasha (Sachi) Jones; R: Shalaya Mitchell. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) - Two women were arrested after police discovered two children inside a parked car outside a bar in Youngstown. Police were called about 11:05 p.m. Friday to the Southern Tavern on Glenwood Avenue on reports of children unattende

27 FIRST NEWS - 2018-03-19 10:30:43

Woman charged with bringing drugs into Youngstown jail

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) - A woman is facing charges after police found drugs stuffed inside a body cavity when taken to jail. Police were on patrol in Victory Estates around 12:30 a.m. Saturday. They saw a woman stabbing at a vehicle's rear tires with a long-bladed knife and yelling at people. The w

27 FIRST NEWS - 2018-03-18 18:27:11

Man says he was robbed at gunpoint outside Youngstown gas station

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) - Youngstown police are investigating after a man said he was robbed at gunpoint outside of a gas station on the city's south side. According to a police report, officers were called about 12:20 a.m. Sunday to Austintown to meet officers there and a victim who said he was rob

27 FIRST NEWS - 2018-03-19 11:21:40

Four from Valley face federal gun charges

CLEVELAND - Four in the Mahoning Valley face indictments for firearms charges, many of whom also face drug charges, according to the U.S. Attorney's office. They are: Daylen Harris, 39, of Youngstown; Marvin Howell Jr., 39, of Boardman; Antonio Dukes, 30, of Warren; and Donald Sims, 36, of Warren. H

VINDY.COM - 2018-03-19 17:36:00

OVI checkpoint results in three arrests with one more pending

CANFIELD An OVI checkpoint in Boardman the night of St. Patrick's Day resulted in three arrests, six summonses and three citations. Members of the Mahoning County OVI Task Force in collaboration with the Ohio State Highway Patrol arrested one person for operating a vehicle while intoxicated, one on

VINDY.COM - 2018-03-19 20:59:00

Former Youngstown boxer knocks out a book

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) - There's a new book out that details the history of boxing in Youngstown. Inside there's a list of everyone that ever fought and profiles of the best. Former boxer Craig Snyder wrote the book "The Boxers of Youngstown, Ohio: Boxing Capital of the World." Snyder said he had n

27 FIRST NEWS - 2018-03-18 16:35:45

Man claims he was robbed of $250 at gas station

YOUNGSTOWN - Reports said a 23-year-old man early Sunday morning chased a man he accused of robbing him at a South Avenue gas station into Austintown. Officers were called about 4 a.m. to take a report from the man, who said earlier in the morning he arranged to meet someone at a 2402 South Ave. gas

VINDY.COM - 2018-03-19 18:38:00

Efforts to keep call-center jobs in US deserve support

At or near the top of ANY list of underrespected and underappreciated sectors of the Mahoning Valley economy must rank customer-service call-center jobs. Some may be surprised to learn that more than 4,200 people work at major call center operations in Mahoning and Trumbull counties, including Infoc

VINDY.COM - 2018-03-19 07:00:00

Ohio law bans outdoor burning during spring daylight hours

It happens every spring. Dry, brown grass and brush catch fire, which can spread for acres causing headaches for fire departments. Firefighters spent Sunday fighting a 30-acre brush fire near Southern Boulevard in Boardman. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is reminding residents to take prec

WFMJ.COM - 2018-03-19 14:08:00

Pa. man arrested after trying to hide crack cocaine in mother's wallet

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) - A Pennsylvania man ran from Youngstown police after trying to hide drugs in his mother's wallet. According to a police report, city police pulled over a woman after she ran a red light at W. Warren Avenue and Hillman Street. When the driver stopped the car, 30-year-old Just

27 FIRST NEWS - 2018-03-19 01:05:25

OVI checkpoint announced for tonight in Boardman

BOARDMAN The Mahoning County OVI Task Force and the Ohio State Highway Patrol will have a checkpoint from 10 tonight to 2 a.m. Sunday on Market Street at Hillman, along with weekend saturation patrols in various places in Mahoning County this weekend. The checkpoint, funded by federal dollars, aims

VINDY.COM - 2018-03-18 04:15:00

50 years ago: Teens die in weekend crashes

l L.D. Woodruff, a missionary in Bulgaria, formerly of Warren, was the special representative of Bulgaria at a Peace Parley meeting. He represented the queen of Bulgaria at a Paris peace conference. A.B. Woodruff, also of Warren, and brother of the missionary, joined him in Paris where they spent a

WARREN TRIBUNE CHRONICLE - 2018-03-18 07:00:00

Canfield crime activity: Loaded gun found in Perkins restroom

7300 block of N. Palmyra Road, report of a fight between two students at Mahoning County Career and Technical Center. Both students were determined to be mutual participants in the fight. They were disciplined by the school and no charges were filed. Tuesday, February 27 12:47 p.m. - N. Palmyra Road

27 FIRST NEWS - 2018-03-18 09:00:20

2 arrested in separate drug raids in Youngstown

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) - Two people were arrested Thurday in two separate drug raids in the city. The first happened about 5:42 p.m. at a house in the 300 block of Bon Air Ave. When officers went inside the house, they found two digital scales, a bottle of fentanyl, one baggie of Tramadol pills, tw


State Route 14 bridge in Columbiana County closing tomorrow

A bridge on State Route 14 in Columbiana County is closing three weeks earlier than expected. The County Line Road bridge over State Route 11 between Columbiana and Washingtonville will be closed beginning Monday. Previously, the road was not closing until April 9. Traffic will be detoured on SR 9

WFMJ.COM - 2018-03-18 17:20:00

N.D. school announces Youngstown CEO as superintendent finalist

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) - Youngstown Schools CEO Krish Mohip is a finalist for another superintendent position out west. The website for Fargo Public Schools, which is in North Dakota, lists Mohip as one the four finalist for the school system's superintendent. Interviews for the position will be he


Boardman fire station completion likely delayed until May

Construction of the township's new main fire station on Market Street was supposed to be complete March 17, but project leaders say it likely won't be completed until early May. Township trustees expressed disappointed that the project is behind schedule, but said they don't think it could have been

VINDY.COM - 2018-03-18 01:15:00

Bank robbed on Youngstown's east side

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) - Youngstown police are investigating a bank robbery that happened Wednesday on McCartney Road. Police say someone walked into the Home Savings Bank about 2:30 p.m. and demanded money. A teller told police that she never saw a weapon. Officers searched the area but didn't fin


Youngstown woman arrested after fight involving IHOP waitresses

HOWLAND, Ohio (WKBN) - A Youngstown woman was arrested on Tuesday, accused of attacking a co-worker at IHOP. Tara Brown, 41, was arrested on a warrant for an assault charge. Police said on March 2, Brown was involved in a fight with another waitress. Police did not say what the fight was about. The


Youngstown cops arrest Pa. man on drug charges

YOUNGSTOWN - Reports said an Oil City, Pa., man was booked into the Mahoning County jail Wednesday afternoon on drug charges after a traffic stop on the South Side. Officers pulled over a car driven by Jerold Wiggins, 38, for an improper turn at Indianola Avenue and Hunter Street. Police searched Wi