COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An inmate who stabbed four fellow prisoners and a guard in separate, bloody attacks that led to internal prison security changes is on a hunger strike inside Ohio's toughest...
LORDSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A union official says a small contingent of workers has finished making replacement parts for the Chevy Cruze at a General Motors plant in Ohio where production of the...
House where 5 children died in fire being torn down
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Crews are demolishing a house in Ohio where five children died in a fire in December.
The father of four of the children joined community members in Youngstown for a...
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Democratic Rep. Tim Ryan at a rally in Ohio says he will bring Democrats, Republicans and independents together to fix the country's problems when he's elected president in...
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A teenager in Ohio has been accused of making bogus emergency calls to authorities across the U.S. and prosecutors say more charges could be coming.
Ohio company charged for accident that killed worker
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — An aluminum manufacturing company in Ohio has been charged in federal court with misleading its parent company in Canada about a federal investigation into a workplace...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Some lawmakers propose reversing a law that shifted operational control of poor-performing Ohio school districts to state-appointed panels and unelected CEOs instead of...
LORDSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Gov. Mike DeWine isn't optimistic that General Motors will bring a line of new vehicles to the sprawling Ohio assembly plant the automaker shut down last week, possibly for...
LORDSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — The last compact car rolled off the line Wednesday at General Motors' massive assembly plant in Ohio as the automaker began moving toward its future while workers wondered...
LORDSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the idling of a GM plant in Ohio (all times local):
The last Chevrolet Cruze has rolled off the assembly line at a General Motors plant...
Oakland and Youngstown St. meet in tourney
No. 6 seed Youngstown State (12-19, 8-10) vs. No. 3 seed Oakland (15-16, 11-7)
Horizon Conference Tourney First Round, Athletics Center Orena, Oakland, Michigan; Wednesday, 7 p.m....
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — General Motors will end production this week at the first of five North American plants it wants to close by early next year as part of a companywide restructuring.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Tyree Appleby and Jaalam Hill scored 25 and 22 points, respectively, and Cleveland State defeated Youngstown State 89-80 in overtime on Saturday.
Youngstown St. seeks revenge on Cleveland St.
Cleveland State (9-21, 4-13) vs. Youngstown State (12-18, 8-9)
Beeghly Physical Education Center, Youngstown, Ohio; Saturday, 6 p.m. EST
Authorities: Judge pleads guilty to charges including fraud
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a judge accused of stealing at least $100,000 from a former client has pleaded guilty in Ohio to related federal charges including mail fraud and making...
Suspect in multiple slayings pleads not guilty to charges
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — An Arizona man who authorities say has been linked by DNA to the slayings of four women at truck stops in Ohio and Illinois during the 1990s has pleaded not guilty to...
UAW sues General Motors to stop plant closings in 3 states
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — The United Auto Workers has sued General Motors from closing three plants in Ohio, Michigan and Maryland, claiming the union's current contract forbids the company from...
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State defends school takeover law in Ohio Supreme Court case
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Lawmakers didn't violate the Ohio Constitution or a procedural rule when they passed a law that shifted control of poor-performing school districts, the state argued in a new...
Cleveland St. snaps N. Kentucky’s 20-game home win streak
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) — Jaalam Hill had his first career double-double to help last-place Cleveland State beat Northern Kentucky 83-77 Saturday night to knock the Norse out of first in the...
Love leads Wright St. over Youngstown St. 82-54
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Loudon Love had a career-high 26 points as Wright State easily beat Youngstown State 82-54 on Saturday.
Mark Hughes had 14 points for Wright State (18-11, 12-4 Horizon...
Officials: Matches or lighter suspected in deadly Ohio fire
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Fire officials suspect the careless use of a lighter or matches on a mattress at an Ohio home caused the fire that killed five children in December.
Wright State looks to extend streak vs Youngstown St.
Youngstown State (12-17, 8-8) vs. Wright State (17-11, 11-4)
Ervin J. Nutter Center, Dayton, Ohio; Saturday, 3 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Wright State looks for its sixth straight...
McDonald carries N. Kentucky over Youngstown St. 76-69
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) — Drew McDonald had 27 points and 12 rebounds as Northern Kentucky won its 16th straight home game, getting past Youngstown State 76-69 on Thursday night.
Man accused of making terror threats arrested in Ohio
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a man accused of threatening a mass shooting in Michigan has been arrested at a residence in Ohio.
The U.S. Marshals Service says 28-year-old Cameron...
Another company cutting jobs ahead of Ohio GM plant closing
LORDSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — More job losses are coming as part of the shutdown of a General Motors plant in Ohio that makes the Chevrolet Cruze.
Quisenberry carries Youngstown St. over UIC 81-73
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Darius Quisenberry had a season-high 37 points as Youngstown State defeated Illinois-Chicago 81-73 on Saturday night.
Quisenberry shot 14 for 16 from the line.
Devin Morgan had 15 points for Youngstown State (12-16, 8-7 Horizon League), which won its sixth consecutive game. Jelani Simmons added 10 points. Naz Bohannon had seven rebounds for the hosts.
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Cathcart’s late 3 lifts Youngstown State over IUPUI 75-73
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Donel Cathcart III scored the go-ahead 3-pointer with five seconds left and Youngstown State beat IUPUI 75-73 on Thursday night.
Darius Quisneberry set up the game-winning play with a baseline drive and kick-out to Cathcart who was open on the opposite corner.
Quisneberry had 17 points and eight assists, and D.J. McCall had 16 points and eight rebounds for the Jaguars (14-12, 6-7). Ahmed Ismail added 15 points. Camron Justice had 14 points and six assists.
Loud booms reported near injection well site not earthquakes
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — The state of Ohio has found no evidence of earthquake activity connected with loud booms residents reported hearing in the Youngstown area near deep-injection wells used for fracking wastewater.
Air Force Reserve’s 910th Airlift Wing gets new commander
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — The 910th Airlift Wing at the Youngstown Air Force Reserve Station in Ohio has a new commander.
Air Force Reserve Col. Joseph Janik took over as wing commander and installation commander of the Youngstown Air Force Reserve Station in Trumbull County in a ceremony Saturday.
Janik replaces Col. Daniel Sarachene, who became commander Feb. 1, 2017.
Quisneberry carries Youngstown St. over Green Bay 96-77
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Darius Quisneberry matched his season high with 24 points as Youngstown State topped Green Bay 96-77 on Saturday night.
Garrett Covington had 18 points for Youngstown State (10-16, 6-7 Horizon League), which earned its fourth consecutive victory. Jelani Simmons added 10 points. Noe Anabir had 10 points for the home team.
Tank Hemphill had 14 points for the Phoenix (12-13, 6-6). Sandy Cohen III added 14 points. JayQuan McCloud had 11 points.
Youngstown State hits 3 at buzzer, beats Milwaukee 72-71
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Garrett Covington hit an open 3-pointer from the corner at the buzzer to give Youngstown State a 72-71 victory over Milwaukee on Thursday night.
Darius Roy made a pair of free throws to give Milwaukee a 70-66 lead with 12 seconds left. Darius Quisenberry converted a 3-point play to pull the Penguins to 70-69. Roy made the second of two free-throw attempts with six seconds left before Covington ended it.
Lawsuit challenges officials’ review of ballot initiatives
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Some environmental advocates have sued Ohio's secretary of state and several county boards of elections over what the lawsuit calls unconstitutional tactics preventing certain ballot initiatives from going before voters.
GM plant closings will hit parts suppliers far and wide
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The sting from a major restructuring at General Motors and its planned closings of five North American factories in the coming months is putting thousands of jobs at auto parts suppliers at stake, as well.
Art museum delays decision on accepting Rockwell paintings
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A board of trustees for an Ohio art museum has delayed accepting Norman Rockwell art from the Boys Scouts of America, fearing community backlash because of a recent report detailing the scouting organization's problems involving child sex abuse allegations.
Williams scores 20, Cleveland State upends Youngstown State
CLEVELAND (AP) — Rashad Williams scored 20 points, including 6 of 8 3-pointers, and Cleveland State picked up its first Horizon League win of the season, a 72-62 victory over Youngstown State on Saturday night.
Tyree Appleby and Jaalam Hill scored 16 points each for the Vikings. Appleby had eight assists and Hill added six rebounds. Cleveland State (6-16, 1-8) had 19 assists on 26 field goals. The Vikings made 11 of 26 3-pointers (42 percent) and shot 46 percent overall.
United Community Financial: 4Q Earnings Snapshot
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) _ United Community Financial Corp. (UCFC) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $9.6 million.
On a per-share basis, the Youngstown, Ohio-based company said it had net income of 19 cents.
The bank holding company posted revenue of $35.8 million in the period. Its adjusted revenue was $29.1 million.
For the year, the company reported profit of $37.2 million, or 74 cents per share. Revenue was reported as $111.3 million.
McDonald’s 23 pts sends N Kentucky past Youngstown St
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Drew McDonald scored 23 points on 8-of-10 shooting and grabbed seven rebounds and Northern Kentucky beat Youngstown State 82-74 on Saturday.
The Norse (16-4, 6-1 Horizon League) entered the game in a first-place tie with Detroit Mercy in league play. NKU now has won eight of its last nine game and is off to its best start since 2011-12, the Norse's last year of Division II play.
Wright St downs Youngstown St 80-74 behind Smith, Wampler
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Malachi Smith and Bill Wampler scored 17 each on Thursday night to help Wright State beat Youngstown State 80-74.
The Raiders (9-10, 3-3 Horizon League) pulled away to a 76-69 lead with six straight points capped by Cole Gentry's pair of free throws with 1:19 left. The Penguins (6-14, 2-5) cut the deficit to four but got no closer.
Newman’s 3-pointer lifts Oakland over Youngstown State 76-74
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Karmari Newman hit a 3-pointer with 22 seconds left and gave Oakland a 76-74 win over Youngstown State on Sunday.
Braden Norris kicked the ball out to Newman who made the winning shot with five seconds left on the shot clock. Devin Morgan missed from the circle on the other end as time ran out.
Davis scores 27, leads Detroit Mercy past Youngstown 78-66
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Antoine Davis scored 27 points and Detroit Mercy pulled away down the stretch to defeat Youngstown State 78-66 in the Horizon League opener on Friday afternoon.
Davis knocked down seven 3-pointers and four teammates scored in double figures as the Titans (4-9) broke away from a 60-60 tie with seven minutes to play.
Davis, a freshman and the third-leading scorer in the nation (26.0 ppg), had 16 in the first half as Detroit Mercy opened a 46-35 lead.
Mourners arrive for funeral of 5 children killed in fire
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Firefighters and family members are among those gathering for the funeral services for five children killed in a fire at their Ohio home.
Funeral services set for 5 children killed in fire at home
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Funeral services have been scheduled for five children killed in a fire at their Ohio home.
Services for the children who ranged in age from 1 to 9 will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at New Bethel Baptist Church in Youngstown.
Penny Wells, director of Mahoning Valley Sojourn to the Past, says a two-hour visitation will precede the services at the church Saturday. Wells is among community members helping raise funds to cover the children's funeral arrangements.
No. 15 Buckeyes overcome slow start, rout Youngstown State
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State's first half against mid-major Youngstown State was a train wreck. But then the No. 15 Buckeyes managed to get back on track with their game plan — primarily getting the ball inside to Kaleb Wesson.
The 6-foot-9 sophomore took control in the second half, scoring 26 of his career-high 31 and rallying Ohio State to a 75-56 rout of the Penguins on Tuesday night.
West Virginia reinstates suspended forward Derek Culver
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Suspended forward Derek Culver has been reinstated to West Virginia's basketball team.
Coach Bob Huggins announced the freshman's reinstatement Tuesday.
The 6-foot-10 Culver is a native of Youngstown, Ohio. He was suspended Nov. 15 for an undisclosed violation of team rules and has not played this season.
Donations pour in for family of 5 kids killed in Ohio fire
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A report says thousands of dollars in donations have poured in for family members following the deaths of five children killed in a fire at their Ohio home.
Authorities say the five children who died Dec. 9 in Youngstown ranged in age from 1 to 9.
Condition improving for mom of 5 kids killed in Ohio fire
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A hospital official says the mother of five children killed in a fire at their Ohio home remains hospitalized, but her condition is improving.
Spokeswoman Tina Arundel of MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland said Wednesday that the woman's condition has been upgraded from critical to fair.
Firefighters say the woman jumped from a second-floor window of her Youngstown home in the fire late Sunday. She was the only survivor. Authorities haven't publicly identified her.
Mother of 5 children killed in blaze in critical condition
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — The mother of five children killed in a fire at their Ohio home remains hospitalized in critical condition as officials continue searching for the cause of the blaze.
Firefighters say the woman jumped from a second-floor window in the fire late Sunday at the Youngstown home and was the only survivor.
Authorities haven't publicly identified the hospitalized woman. A spokeswoman for MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland says the woman was in critical condition Tuesday.
Neighbor: Mom screamed for help amid fire that killed 5 kids
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — An anguished mother, naked and bleeding, banged on the door of the house across the street and screamed for help in a fruitless plea to save her five children as a late-night fire swallowed their Ohio home, a neighbor said Monday.
Fire officials in Youngstown said the woman jumped from a second-story window and was the only survivor of the Sunday blaze that killed the children. They ranged in age from 1 to 9, the youngest being twins.