An Ohio doctor has lost on appeal his bid to sue a former patient for posting a negative online review. In September 2010, Kelly Turkoly, a resident of Glen Cove, Ohio, had plastic surgical procedures on her head and neck done by Dr. Richard Gentile which she contends she didn't give permission and resulted in multiple infections, scarring and nerve damage.

A Mahoning county judge offered no leniency in sentencing a man who fired numerous shots at local police during a high speed chase. Ramos appears before Judge John Durkin for sentencing after pleading guilty to thirteen felony charges, including ten counts of felonious assault on a police officer.

A Boardman woman died in a crash Thursday night and the Mahoning County Coroner said alcohol is thought to be a factor.

A Canfield doctor has entered a special type of plea to a fraction of the 78 charges he faced following an investigation into his practices involving prescription painkillers. Dr. William Paloski, 73, appeared in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court on Friday and entered what is known as an Alford Plea to five felony charges including attempted illegal processing of drug documents, possession of dangerous drugs, and trafficking in drugs.

Two employees and a customer of a Struthers bar were arrested on Thursday when the business was raided by members of the Mahoning County Drug Task Force. Acting on a tip that drug activity was taking place in the area, agents converged on the Bowery Tavern on Midlothian Boulevard at around 7 p.m. Lt.

The former engineer for the Mahoning Valley Sanitary District is charged with six felonies that could bring prison time if he's convicted. The Mahoning County Grand Jury on Thursday handed up an indictment charging Anthony Vigorito, 41, of Niles with two counts of forgery, two counts of falsification, and two counts of tampering with records.

Trumbull County health officials will make a plea to the state Thursday, asking for more funding to fight heroin's strong hold in the county. This comes, as one of the state's top dogs unveils a new pilot program to help the smallest victims of the epidemic -- children.

As the opioid epidemic continues its stranglehold of the valley, one local high school is promoting the idea of living a drug and alcohol-free life. Cardinal Mooney high school students aren't just being told to say "no" to drugs they are being asked to say "yes" to a healthy lifestyle.

As the case of a man accused of setting a deadly fire in Youngstown moves closer to trial at it's new location in Portage County, a pre-trial was held Wednesday in Mahoning County. Robert Seman could be sentenced to death if he is convicted of starting the fire that killed 10-year-old Corinne Gump and her grandparents at their Powers Way home in Youngstown.

The area's top senior basketball talent was showcased one last time in the annual Al Beach Classic sponsored by the Mahoning Valley Coaches Association. In the girls' game at Boardman High School, Trumbull County beat Mahoning County 57-35.

Both supporters and critics of the way Mill Creek MetroParks is operated are now able to get a closer look at how tax dollars are being spent on the operation of the park system. The park has joined other entities around the state on , which makes government spending information available on the internet.

Voters in Youngstown have only six weeks to decide who'll they'll be voting for in Ohio's May 2 primary election. Two of those candidates seeking the Democratic party nomination for mayor faced off Monday night during a forum hosted by the Union Baptist Church.

Drugs, murder and a reign of terror in Youngstown that prosecutors say is now coming to an end with two men sentenced to prison for the rest of their lives. Vinnie Moorer and Melvin Johnson were major suppliers of the deadly drug heroin from 2009 until their indictment and arrest in 2014 according to Mahoning County prosecutors.

No drivers were arrested in any of the more than 1,000 vehicles that passed through an OVI checkpoint up the street from big St. Patrick's Day party in Austintown on Friday. However, the Mahoning County OVI Task Force reports that saturation patrols going on the same time nabbed four people for driving under the influence.

The man who was the subject of a 36-hour manhunt in and around Youngstown last March will be sentenced on Monday. Luis Cruz-Ramos appeared in Mahoning County Court on Monday where he pleaded guilty to 13 charges including 10 counts of felonious assault against police officers, resisting arrest and failure to comply with police orders.

Around 70 runners came out Saturday morning for the first Pi Day Trail Run Challenge planned by students of the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center. The 3.14-mile course started at the MCCTC campus in Canfield as runners jogged through the grassy fields and muddy trails all to support the Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley.

Special to the Tribune Chronicle Noah Galloway, who lost his left arm and leg while serving with the U.S. Army in Iraq, will speak Thursday at a dinner presented by Help Hotline Crisis Center. Noah Galloway was watching television Friday morning and saw a mattress commercial with a woman who was missing a leg.