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Valley politicos assess Inauguration week — and beyond

Valley politicos assess Inauguration week — and beyond

Two weeks after pro-Trump rioters breached the U.S. Capitol and one week after President Donald Trump was impeached for inciting the riot, President-elect Joe Biden is set to be inaugurated Wednesday — in a city on high alert. The anxiety can be felt here, too.
Capitol rioters included highly trained ex-military and cops

Capitol rioters included highly trained ex-military and cops

An Associated Press review of public records, social media posts and videos shows at least 22 current or former members of the U.S. military or law enforcement have been identified as being at or near the Capitol riot, with more than a dozen others under investigation but not yet named.
Ohio reporting 3,184 new COVID-19 cases, 133 in the Valley

Ohio reporting 3,184 new COVID-19 cases, 133 in the Valley

Since yesterday’s report, there have been 57 new cases in Mahoning County; 44 in Trumbull; and 32 in Columbiana.
How the Ebenezer Baptist Church has been a seat of Black power for generations

How the Ebenezer Baptist Church has been a seat of Black power for generations

The high-stakes U.S. Senate race in Georgia catapulted the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church back into the spotlight. For 135 years, the church played a vital role in the fight against racism and the civil rights movement. It was the spiritual home of the civil rights leader, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. 
WEEKLY COVID-19 TRENDS | Cases plateau, vaccine roll out still messy

WEEKLY COVID-19 TRENDS | Cases plateau, vaccine roll out still messy

This week, Ohio will start vaccinating the 2.2 million people in Phase 1B — older Ohioans, people with serious medical issues and school employees.
Ohio reporting 5,474 new COVID-19 cases; 317 new cases in the Valley

Ohio reporting 5,474 new COVID-19 cases; 317 new cases in the Valley

Statewide, there have been 10,057 confirmed and probable deaths, including 335 in Mahoning County; 299 in Trumbull; and 124 in Columbiana.
DeWine now sending 800 more National Guard troops to D.C.

DeWine now sending 800 more National Guard troops to D.C.

Nearly 600 troops are expected to be available to respond to potential unrest in Columbus or elsewhere in the state, Gov. Mike DeWine said Tuesday.
Cleveland school therapist charged in riots at U.S. Capitol

Cleveland school therapist charged in riots at U.S. Capitol

Christine Priola submitted a resignation letter to the Cleveland Metropolitan School District after social media users linked her to photos taken of supporters of President Donald Trump who stormed and ransacked the Capitol.
Ohio reporting 6,283 new COVID-19 cases; 300 new cases in the Valley

Ohio reporting 6,283 new COVID-19 cases; 300 new cases in the Valley

Statewide, there have been 9,990 confirmed and probable deaths, including 334 in Mahoning County; 297 in Trumbull; and 124 in Columbiana.
Ohio AG files motion to stop FirstEnergy from $102M cash grab

Ohio AG files motion to stop FirstEnergy from $102M cash grab

“First we had to stop the collection of the fee created to line the pockets of Energy Harbor, and now we are trying to stop the guaranteed profits for FirstEnergy and inappropriate rate increases to Ohioans,” Attorney General Dave Yost said.