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2 arrested in Youngstown drug raid

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) - Two people were arrested Wednesday during a drug raid on Salt Springs Road. Officers raided a house in the 500 block of Salt Springs Road, where they reported finding various drugs including, fentanyl, heroin, crack cocaine and other drug paraphernalia.

27 FIRST NEWS - 2019-03-21 15:19:00

WATCH: Austintown robbery suspect kicks carts, tased by police

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) - Police in Austintown have released video of the moment officers tased a robbery suspect at the Walmart along Mahoning Avenue. In the video, you see Jawwaad Pusey getting violent with employees. Police said he tried to make a return without a receipt on Wednesday morning.

27 FIRST NEWS - 2019-03-21 22:35:00

Youngstown man pleads guilty to having heroin to traffick

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) - A Youngstown man pleaded guilty in federal court to having heroin with plans to distribute it. Frank Christian, 46, pleaded guilty to one charge of possession with the intent to distribute and distribution of heroin.

27 FIRST NEWS - 2019-03-21 13:16:00

Chill Can must be up and running in Youngstown by September

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) - The company behind the Chill Can got a major deal on Thursday, which set a firm date for when one of the Youngstown plants will open. Right now it's all quiet on Youngstown's lower east side, where the Joseph Company has two buildings. President Mitchell Joseph said they wi

WYTV.COM - 2019-03-21 22:34:00

Youngstown Muni Court starts pretrial services program

As efforts to move away from a cash-based bail system continue to gain momentum across the country, Youngstown Municipal Court officials recently unveiled the first pretrial services program in Mahoning County.

AKRONLEGALNEWS.COM - 2019-03-21 12:41:36

Islamic Society of Greater Youngstown holding vigil to honor New Zealand victims

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) - The Islamic Society of Greater Youngstown is holding a community vigil for peace on Friday. The group wants the community to come together and show solidarity for New Zealand Muslims following mosque attacks last week that killed 50 people.

WYTV.COM - 2019-03-22 00:05:00

Youngstown police squads bust a Salt Springs dope den

Members of the vice squad and Community Police Unit serving a warrant about 6 p.m. Wednesday at a 504 Salt Springs Road home found 18 bags of crack cocaine, nine bags of fentanyl, a loaded .38-caliber revolver, $686 cash and needles, scales and a crack pipe.

VINDY.COM - 2019-03-21 13:53:00

Austintown crime activity: Woman shoplifted with kids in tow, police say

7 p.m. - 100 block of S. Raccoon Rd., Anthony Bennett, 19, Andrew Smith, IV, 23, and Desmond Duvall, 21, all of Youngstown, charged with receiving stolen property after a traffic stop on a vehicle that was reported stolen. Police said they found marijuana inside of Duvall's bag and he was additional

27 FIRST NEWS - 2019-03-21 19:55:20

More Yo dope: Dad, son charged with cocaine possession

Police Wednesday arrested a father and son on drug charges while serving a search warrant investigating drug activity at a 1362 Dryden Ave. home. Booked into the Mahoning County jail on charges of possession of cocaine were Robert McElroy Sr., 69, and Robert McElroy Jr., 45. Both list the home as th

VINDY.COM - 2019-03-21 14:08:00

GM Turned Down Private Deal To Keep Chevy Cruze Plant Open In Ohio

General Motors actually turned down a private offer to keep the Lordstown Ohio plant making Chevrolet Cruze compact cars, according to a new report. The Chevy Cruze is dead. The last car rolled off the line at GM’s Lordstown plant on March 6th, 2019. With the last Cruze completed, 4,500 GM employees

HOTCARS.COM - 2019-03-21 16:03:54

Tuesday's crash victim dies from injuries

The Smith Township woman who was involved in Tuesday’s serious crash at 20070 U.S. Route 62 has died. According to the Canfield Post of the State Highway Patrol, which investigated the crash, Jessica Byrd, 67, of 21168 Lake Park Blvd, succumbed to injuries sustained in the accident.

ALLIANCE REVIEW - 2019-03-21 19:55:00

In an instant, MS changed one Youngstown mother's life forever

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) - March is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month. The neurological disease can affect physical and mental abilities. One Youngstown mother is speaking out about MS to let others know what it's really about.

27 FIRST NEWS - 2019-03-20 20:24:00

Study: $4M improvement expected to increase Youngstown Rd. traffic

WARREN, Ohio - A newly released study is aimed at encouraging new businesses to open up shop along a 1.3 mile stretch of Youngstown Road in Warren. The “Revitalizing Youngstown Road” survey published by the Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership found that nearly one-fourth of those polled shop at least

WFMJ.COM - 2019-03-21 11:19:00

Thursday Crime Stories: Former boyfriend kills, dismembers ex, hides her body parts in freezer

A Youngstown, Ohio, woman who was reported missing in 2017 was discovered dismembered and stored in a freezer six months later. Now, three people are awaiting trial for the murder of Shannon Graves.

CRIMEONLINE.COM - 2019-03-21 18:05:09

Sister says brother killed in Campbell crash was devoted father

CAMPBELL, Ohio - A normal morning drive to school turned tragic for a Lowellville student and parent on Thursday. The father and son both were killed in a roll-over accident just before 7:30 a.m.

WFMJ.COM - 2019-03-21 21:04:00

2 sentenced in separate cases on drug, gun charges

For Judge Anthony D’Apolito, the twist on an old riddle is: What came first, the gun or the drugs?. Sentencing two defendants Wednesday in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court who each pleaded guilty in separate cases to weapons charges where drugs were involved, the judge said the two go together, an

VINDY.COM - 2019-03-21 04:00:00

Ohio Student Suspended for Making Replica Battlefield Cross for History Project

An Ohio middle-school student spoke out Thursday on "Fox & Friends" after he was suspended from school for making a battlefield cross replica as part of a history project. Celina Middle School eighth-grade student Tyler Carlin said he told his teacher that he was going to replicate the iconic milita

FOX NEWS - 2019-03-21 16:13:56

Mom, boyfriend get life in prison in Ohio 4-year-old girl's death

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio woman and her boyfriend have been sentenced to life in prison for the death of her 4-year-old daughter, who prosecutors say was abused, neglected and emaciated.

WBNS 10TV COLUMBUS - 2019-03-22 00:41:00

First central Ohio medical marijuana dispensary opens Tuesday

Medical marijuana is days away from being sold in Columbus. Terrasana Cannabis Company, the first of central Ohio’s five medical marijuana dispensaries, opens 10 a.m. Tuesday at 656 Grandview Ave.

COLUMBUS DISPATCH - 2019-03-21 18:09:00

Police investigate fatal crash in Campbell

CAMPBELL, Ohio - Campbell Police and the Ohio State Highway Patrol are investigating a deadly crash. A witness tells 21 News that a Jeep overturned on Wilson Avenue near Sixth Street just after 7:30 am.

WFMJ.COM - 2019-03-21 12:03:00