trumbull county

A federal judge this week denied a request by pharmacy chains to throw out a lawsuit over the opioid crisis brought by Lake and Trumbull counties.

U.S. District Judge Dan Polster’s Thursday ruling allows the two counties to move ahead with preparations for a May 2021 trial in federal court, to be held in Cleveland.

. The Youngstown Vindicator announced in June it would cease publication Saturday, Aug. 31, because of financial struggles, but the paper will be printed by the Tribune Chronicle, which has bought the name and subscriber list.
Tony Dejak / Associated Press

When readers picked up Sunday's edition of The Vindicator, the newspaper was emblazoned with its familiar masthead, but it wasn't the Vindicator that has published news from Youngstown, Mahoning County and beyond for the past 150 years.

M.L. Schultze / WKSU

Manufacturing is among the first sectors that get hit by a recession, and the last to battle back. So for decades, a Northeast Ohio county like Trumbull -- built on steel and autos -- has struggled even when others have recovered.

Lisa DeJong / Your Voice Ohio

The collapse of traditional manufacturing has hit Trumbull County as hard as any place in Ohio. Drastic cuts at the General Motors plant in Lordstown have many trying to figure out if the economic pummeling will continue, and if there are alternatives.