Allan May has made a career out of writing about organized crime in the United States. His latest book, “Crimetown USA: The History of the Mahoning Valley Mafia,” details the crime ring in the Youngstown, OH, area.
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With the recent armed robberies on Youngstown’s North side, Youngstown State University Police has increased patrol hours. YSU Police Chief John Beshara tells students to be alert and not get distracted by technology.
One of downtown’s landmarks falls prey to the wrecking ball. And a 1970 Joni Mitchell lyric seems oddly prophetic. Chris Davidson reports.
The oil and gas industry benefits businesses in Ohio, but lagging infrastructure may slow down growth in some areas. Chris Davidson has the story.
Each spring, plant lovers, gardeners and wannabe gardeners descend on Fellows Riverside Garden for its annual plant sale. Chris Davidson talks with some of people who help stage the three-day event and some who come simply for a gardening fix.
The oil and gas industry is bringing economic benefits to the oil-and-gas-rich areas in Ohio. Chris Davdison tells us how the industry is affecting businesses in one boom-town, Carrollton.