Car submerged in water in Trumbull County
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by Kyle Wills
2h ago
WARREN, Ohio (WKBN) -- A vehicle was found in a body of water Sunday morning in Trumbull County. It happened at Packard Park in Warren around 6 a.m. According to dispatch, it was found by the boat ramp. No foul play was suspected, and the vehicle has not been reported stolen. It's currently unknown how it got in the water. First News will update this story when more information becomes available ..read more
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Crews respond to early morning car accident in Mercer County
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by Kyle Wills
6h ago
GROVE CITY, Pa. (WKBN) -- Police and Fire crews responded to an accident in Mercer County. It happened on Tieline Road in Grove City before 1 a.m. Officials did not give any details about the incident, and First News will update this story as more information becomes available. Andrew Peterson contributed to this report ..read more
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Road closures for this week
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by Kyle Wills
7h ago
(WKBN) -- Here are this week's traffic alerts. Starting Monday through July 31, Kirk Road in Austintown Township will be closed. This is to complete a culvert replacement. The detour will include State Route 46 and New Road. Monday through Wednesday, Johnson Road in Smith Township will be closed. It will be closed between Middletown Road and North Benton West. This is to also complete a few culvert replacements. The detour will involve Bandy Road. State Route 45 in Warren Township will also be closed Monday through Friday. This is also to complete a culvert replacement. One detour will include ..read more
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Reports: Salem man arrested after threatening first responders trying to resuscitate woman
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by Lindsey Watson
12h ago
SALEM, Ohio (WKBN) -- A Salem man is facing charges after police say he threatened first responders. Police and paramedics were called to the 3400 block of Salem Grange Road around 6 p.m. Friday for reports of a woman who had possibly drowned in a pool, according to reports. When they got there, her finance William Dean Hively was intoxicated. Reports said he was threatening to get a gun and kill first responders. Deputies stood by while paramedics tried to resuscitate the woman. Hivey was arrested for the threats ..read more
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Columbiana County hosts second annual pride celebration
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by Katherine Simon
17h ago
LISBON, Ohio (WKBN) -- Columbiana County Pride hosted its second annual LGBTQ pride celebration on Saturday. The celebration took place about a month after other area events, which organizer Joey Shilot says was to prevent competing with other local celebrations. "We really didn't want to compete with any other local prides, and we wanted to use other local prides to get our name out there since we just started last year," Shilot said. Last year's inaugural event in Wellsville drew nearly 700 people. So this year, it was moved to a bigger location in Lisbon. "Already today, we've seen more peo ..read more
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Christmas comes early at annual Salvation Army event
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by Kara Boerio
18h ago
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) -- The Salvation Army of Mahoning County hosted its annual Christmas in July event on Saturday to support the local community. The Little Caesars Love Kitchen was on site handing out hot pizza for free. It's a big pizza restaurant on wheels that travels across the U.S. Paul Moore, an area coordinator for the Salvation Army of Mahoning County, said the event can help people who want to celebrate the holiday season but can't afford decorations. "A lot of [people] don't have extra money to buy Christmas decorations and stuff. So, they can get free pizza and good decoration ..read more
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Angels for Animals fundraises at craft show, sells former volunteer's belongings
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by Katherine Simon
18h ago
LISBON, Ohio (WKBN) -- Angels for Animals was one of multiple local charities raising money at the Kiwanis Antique and Craft Show on Saturday. The shelter was selling collectibles and belongings all left by a former volunteer who recently passed away. Kate Haplea died in June and left all the items in her home to Angels for Animals. She was a volunteer and retail manager at the shelter. "Saving animals is wonderful, but it's really really expensive. So, you know, it takes a lot of money to run the place," said Diane Less with the shelter. All the money raised at the sale from Haplea's estate w ..read more
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Local church holds rummage sale
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by Shianna Gibbons
22h ago
AUSTINTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) -- The Immaculate Heart of Mary's is hosting their annual rummage sale. The rummage sale is inside their parish center with a wide variety of things offered. Outside, the Knights of Columbus are selling food for anyone to grab lunch. The sale will go to the church's general account which will help keep the church clean and running. "Jewelry and specialty items on this site," Angela Smith of Immaculate Heart of Mary said. "We also have basket raffles on this side. We have a toy store in the back with kid's things. We also have that has clothing. $5 a bag. Put as much as ..read more
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Local police respond to early morning shooting
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by Kyle Wills
1d ago
WARREN, Ohio (WKBN) -- Warren Police responded to a shooting early Saturday morning. It happened before 12:30 a.m. on the 800 block of Oak Knoll Avenue Southeast. First News is still unsure how many victims there were and the extent of their injuries. This is a developing story. Check back for the latest details. Andrew Peterson contributed to this report ..read more
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Local artists and vendors gather at Westside Bowl
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by Shianna Gibbons
1d ago
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) -- A community collaboration of vendors and artists will be at Westside Bowl on Saturday. It's called YoWest Fusion Fest Part 2. A collaboration between Westside Bowl and the Youngstown Flea. This year's event is expected to be much bigger. Over 20 local bands will play at Westside Bowl's two stages, and 20 vendors will be set up inside. It's to support small and local creators in Youngstown. Owner of Westside Bowl Tyler McBride says this event will have good vibes and new opportunities for shoppers, vendors and artists ..read more
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