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Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do

USA TODAY - 2018-03-15 18:41:22

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

WYTV.COM - 2018-03-16 12:17:21

1 shot at nightclub in Youngstown

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) - Youngstown police are investigating a shooting at a downtown nightclub. Police were called to Club Vortex about 12:30 a.m. Friday. One person was shot. Officers think a bullet grazed the victim during an argument. The victim was taken to St. Elizabeth Hospital and is expect

27 FIRST NEWS - 2018-03-16 08:58:39

Warren man accused of touching himself near Schwebel's

WARREN, Ohio (WKBN) - A man who has been charged with public indecency in the past was accused of touching himself inappropriately in front of Schwebel's in Warren. Eric Shannon, 31, was charged with public indecency on Thursday. A Schwebel's employee called police on Thursday afternoon to report th

27 FIRST NEWS - 2018-03-16 18:28:51

Man shot at Youngstown bar - WFMJ.com News weather sports for Youngstown-Warren Ohio

Detectives are investigating an overnight shooting at a Youngstown bar. Police say a man was shot in the arm at Club Vortex at 221 Belmont Avenue at around 12:30 am Friday. The victim, whose name has not been released, was taken to St. Elizabeth Hospital where police say he is in stable condition. I

WFMJ.COM - 2018-03-16 11:29:00

Fatal crash in Youngstown closes one lane of I-680

WKBN is at the scene, working to get more information. Check back here for updates, or watch WKBN 27 First News at 5 and 6 p.m. WKBN is at the scene, working to get more information. Check back here for updates, or watch WKBN 27 First News at 5 and 6 p.m.


Speedway building plan may violate zoning ordinance

Within weeks, ground should be broken for the Speedway project at North Jefferson and Falls streets. Stephanie Griffith of Marathon Petroleum said construction on the service station planned for 208 N. Jefferson St. is set to begin in mid-April. "This is tentative," she said. "Weather and other fact

NEW CASTLE NEWS - 2018-03-16 08:15:00

Victim reports being slashed by Youngstown landlord over rent money

A Youngstown landlord was arrested Wednesday night after his tenant told police that he was slashed with a box cutter. According to a police report, officers were called out for a fight on Alameda. Police say when they got to the building they saw a man standing on the sidewalk, crying, screaming,

WFMJ.COM - 2018-03-15 19:58:00

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


Police searching for missing Shaler Twp. man

Police said Smith has several tattoos, including a picture of a dragon on his right chest, the words "Life is" on his right forearm, and the word "HARD" on his left forearm. According to a release from Shaler Township Police, Smith has family in Pittsburgh, Shaler Twp., Philadelphia, and New Castle

WPXI - 2018-03-17 11:28:05

Pills and fentanyl seized in Youngstown drug raid

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) - One person was arrested Thursday during a drug raid in Youngstown. Police raided a house about 5:42 p.m. on S. Bon Air Ave. When officers went inside the house, they found two digital scales, a bottle of fentanyl, one baggie of Tramadol pills, two needles, a crack pipe, and

27 FIRST NEWS - 2018-03-16 09:51:56

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


I-680 fatal update: Police say alcohol not a factor

YOUNGSTOWN - Police say alcohol does not appear to be a factor after an SUV Thursday struck a state worker clearing brush on Interstate 680 south, killing the worker, John Pasko. The SUV driver, Daniel Bondi, 73, remains in St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital, where he was taken after the accident. YO

VINDY.COM - 2018-03-16 16:41:00

Mercy Health to acquire Prima this year

YOUNGSTOWN Mercy Health-Youngstown plans to acquire Prima Health Care by the third quarter of this year. Leaders at both Mercy Health-Youngstown and Prima, a multispeciality private medical group, feel the acquisition will make them stronger and will improve the care they provide. The move expands M

VINDY.COM - 2018-03-16 05:55:00

Vital Records office to reopen walk-in service

Back in business. The Pennsylvania Department of Health is reinstating walk-in services for birth and death certificates on Monday at the Vital Records office in Neshannock Township. The announcement was made Thursday by state Sen. Elder Vogel Jr. and state Rep. Chris Sainato. The office discontinue

NEW CASTLE NEWS - 2018-03-16 08:00:00

New Castle man arrested for Shenango Township bank robbery

A New Castle man suspected of robbing a bank in Shenango Township is free on bond after being arraigned on charges of robbery, theft and receiving stolen property. Shenango Township Police say 30-year-old James Hooks turned himself in at the district magistrate's office on Monday. Hooks is charged w


30,000 jobs to be lost as 735 Toys R Us close

AP In this Nov. 28, 2003, photo, Elizabeth Cupeles, left, gets help securing gifts on her car roof rack from her cousins June Delgado and Eddie Concepcion, right, at the Toys R Us store in Elizabeth, N.J. Toys R Us CEO David Brandon told employees Wednesday that the company's plan is to liquidate al

WARREN TRIBUNE CHRONICLE - 2018-03-16 07:00:00

Man cited after marijuana found in his backpack at school

BOARDMAN - A Boys and Girls Club of Youngstown employee was cited for drug abuse/possession of marijuana after police said he brought a backpack containing marijuana into an elementary school. According to a police report, township police were called to Paul C. Bunn Monday "in reference to a backpa


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


Valley students join national protest against gun violence

Staff report Some students in Valley school districts participated in the nationwide walkout Wednesday, whether they were allowed to or not. At Campbell Memorial High School, students were not only encouraged to participate, but Mayor Nick Phillips and numerous city officials joined them. Campbell p