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Recent articles by Chelsea:

Chamber announces 2022 ATHENA Award winner

The president and CEO of Dawn, Incorporated was named the Youngstown-Warren Regional Chamber’s 2022 ATHENA Award winner. → Read More

Trumbull County indictments: May 18, 2022

A Trumbull County grand jury returned these indictments on Wednesday. → Read More

Trumbull County Sheriff’s Office K-9s receiving body armor donation

Trumbull County Sheriff’s Office K9s Lord and Lincoln will receive bullet- and stab-protective vests, thanks to a donation from Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. → Read More

Youngstown man receives prison sentence for messages to teen girl

A Youngstown man received a four- to six-year prison sentence Wednesday as part of a plea deal for sending inappropriate messages to a teen girl. → Read More

Ohio Supreme Court rules on funding cuts to areas using speed cameras

The Supreme Court of Ohio ruled Thursday that it is legal to reduce state funding to municipalities that use speed cameras to send drivers tickets. → Read More

Coroner identifies man found dead in Youngstown Sunday night

The Mahoning County Coroner’s Office has identified the man killed in a homicide on Shirley Road Sunday night. → Read More

Warren police: Man ran from car suspected of being used in shooting

A Youngstown man is facing charges after police say he ran from a vehicle that was suspected of being involved in a previous shooting. → Read More

Postal Service asks customers to spruce up mailboxes

The U.S. Postal Service is asking people to take a look at their mailboxes and spruce them up, if needed, during “Mailbox Improvement Week.” → Read More

Local health departments receive money for mosquito control

Mahoning and Trumbull County’s health departments are receiving state grants for mosquito control. → Read More

‘Unnecessary, deadly risk:’ New law makes sale of crib bumpers illegal

President Joe Biden signed the “Safe Cribs Act” into law. The bipartisan legislation was introduced by U.S. Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL). → Read More

Warren man accused of purposefully crashing into girlfriend’s car

man is facing criminal charges after accusations that he purposefully slammed the vehicle he was driving into the back of his girlfriend’s car. → Read More

Man sentenced for breaking into cars at Salem club

learned his sentence for breaking into multiple cars at a social club in Salem earlier this year. → Read More

Howland house fire leads to thick smoke in area

Crews are at a fire on Valacamp Avenue in Howland. → Read More

Infant health fair at Eastwood Mall includes education, giveaways

An infant health fair is being held at the Eastwood Mall on Saturday, May 14. → Read More

‘Extorting people for their dogs:’ Scammer targets local missing pet owners

The Mahoning County Dog Warden’s Office is warning pet owners to be aware of scammers after someone targeted the owners of missing pets. → Read More

Agency warns of invasive worm spotted in Trumbull County

The OSU Extension in Trumbull County is warning people about an invasive worm spotted in a local lawn recently. → Read More

Regional Chamber announces 2022 Athena Award nominees

The Youngstown-Warren Regional Chamber announced its 2022 Athena Award nominees. → Read More

Jewish Community Center hiring camp counselors

The Jewish Community Center of Youngstown is looking to hire senior counselors for Camp JCC. → Read More

Niles street closure begins Monday

NILES, Ohio (WKBN) – A street closure in Niles will be in effect Monday. According to the Niles Police Department, Walnut Street will be closed to vehicular traffic between Grant and Depot streets. Drivers should find an alternative route. The road closure will remain in effect throughout the day. → Read More

Donated body armor heading to Ukraine from Ohio

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced that nearly 2,000 pieces of personal protective equipment donated by Ohio law enforcement agencies will soon be delivered to Ukraine. → Read More