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Ohio Supreme Court hears arguments on whether jury must consider ability to pay fines

Ohio Supreme Court hears arguments on whether jury must consider ability to pay fines

Ohio law dictates fines be imposed regardless of whether a person can afford them, but that a trial court can waive or modify these fines post-judgment. Although a trial court is permitted to waive or modify these fees, the court is not required to do so.
Future of food depends on climate resilience, agricultural researcher says

Future of food depends on climate resilience, agricultural researcher says

"Winters are warming, fruit trees are blooming earlier, and then we're losing crops because we have a late freeze that kills the blossoms," the researcher said.
Catholic Charities seeks donations to help with utility assistance

Catholic Charities seeks donations to help with utility assistance

Last year, more than 5,100 people were helped through utility assistance efforts across the Diocese of Youngstown.
The Pughs aim for plant-based cuisine that makes customers feel good

The Pughs aim for plant-based cuisine that makes customers feel good

Ely's to Go is a vegan carry-out restaurant dedicated to giving customers fresh, locally grown plant-based dishes all while aiming to leave a lighter carbon footprint.
Co-defendant facing 20 years in murder-dismemberment case

Co-defendant facing 20 years in murder-dismemberment case

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost called Shannon Graves' murder "the stuff of nightmares."
Stambaugh Auditorium reaches $2M raised for restoration project

Stambaugh Auditorium reaches $2M raised for restoration project

The J. Ford Crandall Memorial Foundation awarded two grants totaling $50,000.
Mahoning County Public Health offers senior wellness classes

Mahoning County Public Health offers senior wellness classes

The programs assist with fall prevention and management of chronic pain.
High school musicians invited to perform with YSU Pep Band

High school musicians invited to perform with YSU Pep Band

Both individual students and groups of students are welcome to attend the basketball game and perform.
Sebring senior Gabe Lanzer, coach Brian Clark reach milestones

Sebring senior Gabe Lanzer, coach Brian Clark reach milestones

Lanzer scored his 1,000th career point, and Clark earned his 200th win in the Trojans’ victory over Springfield last week.
‘Last Out’ to honor memory of Mentor veteran who took his own life

‘Last Out’ to honor memory of Mentor veteran who took his own life

After the play, there will be a community discussion about post-traumatic stress disorder.