Sarah Mercer, WKBN 27 First News

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Past articles by Sarah:

Trump lawyer: Impeachment case ‘undemocratic,’ ill-advised

Democrats are using the upcoming Senate impeachment trial of Donald Trump as a political “weapon” to bar the former president from seeking office again and are pursuing a case that is “undemocratic” and unconstitutional, one of his lawyers says. → Read More

Woman killed in car-into-house crash in Columbiana County identified

Jennifer Moreland, 41, died as a result of the crash in Knox Township, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. → Read More

Officers looking for missing Portage Co. man whose health and safety might be at risk

Jesse Wright was last seen in Paris Township near Newton Falls and Holcomb roads in Portage County. → Read More

Coronavirus in Pennsylvania: 8,992 new cases, 306 more deaths reported

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported an additional 8,992 positive cases of COVID-19 and 306 more deaths since Wednesday’s report. → Read More

Canfield Library welcomes new in-house café

LiB's Café offers in-house roasted specialty coffees and pastries made from scratch → Read More

Missing Youngstown woman with dementia never got to daughter’s New Castle home

Ruby Lee Hopson drove away from her home on Detroit Street in Youngstown toward her daughter's home in New Castle. → Read More

Red Cross hopes upcoming blood drives meet holiday need

As the need for blood donations continues to grow, the American Red Cross is holding drives in Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties. → Read More

Austintown police officers deliver Christmas gifts to kids in need

The Austintown F.O.P. Lodge #126 raised money and shopped for Christmas gifts for kids in the school district. → Read More

New library staff member will help people with mental health, social service issues

The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County has hired a community support specialist, Jim Young. → Read More

More rain/snow later on today

MONDAY: Mostly cloudy. Rain or snow showers becoming likely late day. (80%PM) High: 36 MONDAY NIGHT: Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. A coating to an inch possible. Isolated spots could see closer to 2 inches. (80%) Low: 31 TUESDAY: Mostly cloudy. Chance for snow showers, mainly early. Little additional accumulation. (40%AM) High: 37 WEDNESDAY: Partly sunny. […] → Read More

Lean Cuisine chicken meal recalled due to possible plastic pieces

Nestlé Prepared Foods is recalling over 92,000 pounds of a frozen Lean Cuisine meal because it may be contaminated with plastic. → Read More

Warren City Schools extending remote learning by another week

The Warren City School District has decided to extend remote learning for another week. → Read More

Coronavirus in Pennsylvania: 10,049 new cases and 278 more deaths

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported an additional 10,049 positive cases of COVID-19 and 278 new deaths since Tuesday’s report. → Read More

Crestview Schools decide to go remote through middle of January

Crestview Local Schools will be going remote through January 18. → Read More

Classes canceled at Crestview Schools Tuesday

Classes at Crestview Local Schools have been canceled Tuesday. → Read More

New commander assumes role in 910th Operations Group at Vienna airbase

Lt. Col. Scott Lawson assumed the role at the Youngstown Air Reserve Station. → Read More

Free to-go meals for kids available at 2 Youngstown libraries

The ready-to-eat meals will be available for pick-up at Newport Library and Michael Kusalaba Library in Youngstown. → Read More

‘Post-holiday quarantine period’ recommended for school districts in Ohio

The OEA is calling for Ohio districts to have students learn remotely or suspend classes altogether until January 11 due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths "to allow for a statewide post-holiday quarantine period." → Read More

Candles sold at Dollar Tree recalled for fire, burn risk

The Sure Scents 2-1 Peaceful Streams/Moonlit Waves candle sold at Dollar Tree is being recalled. → Read More

‘Friends! The Musical Parody’ coming to Warren’s Packard Music Hall next year

If you're a fan of the TV show Friends, you'll probably love a musical headed to Warren next year. → Read More