WARREN, Ohio — Residents of Lordstown and Warren were dealt another blow this month when a company that makes seats for the automotive industry announced it will lay off 120 employees in the first quarter of 2019. On Dec. 14, Magna set a letter to the Ohio Office of Workforce Development regarding the layoff, citing […]

Residents in the area are told if they see raccoons similar to the ones described, contact police.   YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Youngstown police were busy this weekend fighting crime — and raccoons. Several scared homeowners called, saying the animals were in their yards, acting strangely. Police said it didn’t seem like rabies was the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, OH (WOIO) – It was a silent protest that has made a big noise across the country. “The National Anthem is 2 minutes. Stand! Really. People have given their lives,” said Mahoning County Sheriff Jerry Greene. Nearly a dozen Browns players knelt in a circle and prayed in silent protest during the anthem before a preseason […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – (WARNING: THE VIDEO ABOVE MAY BE CONSIDERED DISTURBING TO SOME) An Ohio man accused of setting a fire that killed a 10-year-old he was accused of raping and her grandparents jumped to his death inside the Mahoning County Courthouse Monday. According to Mahoning County Sheriff Jerry Greene, Robert Seman, 63, was in court […]

Democratic officials are taking advantage of Kathy Miller’s comments that landed her in hot water. Comments made about African Americans by the Chairperson of the Mahoning County Donald Trump campaign has led to her resignation. According to the British newspaper The Guardian, Kathy Miller told one of their reporters that racism didn’t exist before President Obama. The […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio– Students at Youngstown State University came together to cover up a disturbing message found on the campus Monday morning. Pro-ISIS sayings like “France deserves destruction” and “We are coming” were painted on a rock at YSU. The university said the FBI was notified as a precaution, but there is no credible threat to […]

YOUNGSTOWN — A rock at the center of Youngstown State University’s campus was tagged with pro-ISIS messages overnight Monday, The Vindicator reports. The rock was painted with three messages reading, “YSU supports ISIS,” “We are coming,” and “France deserves destruction.” The Vindicator also reported that the FBI was contacted and that the university does not believe […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio- A recent list of the happiest and most miserable cities features five Ohio areas. But not in a positive way. The MSN.com rankings are based on the 2014 Gallup-Healthways Well Being Index, which considers the following categories: purpose, social, financial, community and physical. Financial security is a key factor with six of the […]

  When you think about some of the gloomiest, unhappiest and most melancholy places on earth, does Ohio come to mind? According to a list of the bleakest places on earth, the answer is — yes. Buzzfeed ranked the 12 saddest places on earth and Youngstown, Ohio ranked at No. 9. Why, you might ask, […]

A very real tragedy has struck reality star Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth. The former “Apprentice” contestant’s 40-year-old brother was murdered on Sunday in Youngstown, Ohio. According to police, Jack Manigault was sleeping at home with his girlfriend when her ex-boyfriend allegedly forced his way into the residence, entered the bedroom and fired several shots, a local Youngstown […]

(WOIO) – For the first time in nearly two years, serial killer Anthony Sowell is out of the county jail. 19 Action News has learned the mass murderer was shipped to the Supermax Prison in Youngstown, which is where prisoners sentenced to death are housed. Sowell will be in complete isolation for 30 days. 51-year-old Sowell was sentenced to […]