YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - Ben Lupo, owner of D&L Energy and Hardrock Excavating in Youngstown, pleaded no contest today in the U.S. District Court here on charges he illegally dumped drilling water on Salt Springs Road.
An investigation revealed Lupo ordered employees to dump brine water and drilling mud into a sewer drain at his D&L property on Salt Springs Road.
National, state and local officials are expected to speak about the federal charges at a press conference at 1 p.m. today.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - What started as a vigil for a young man who was killed by a hit and run driver ended in more tragedy on Friday night. 21 News reporter Jennifer Baligush was interviewing the family of Robby Brown just before a vigil for him was about to start when a car came up the street at full speed and hit five people who were crossing to attend the vigil. Click the photo to continue reading.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - As authorities conduct their own investigation into the alleged illegal dumping of waste into a storm sewer in Youngstown, we’re learning more about how the suspected crime was discovered and what Ohio Department of Natural Resources inspectors witnessed. Click the photo to read more.
SAN JOSE, California – Chicago Blackhawks rookie Brandon Saad scored his first career NHL goal Tuesday, becoming the first player in history of the Youngstown Phantoms organization to do so. Saad, who played with the Mahoning Valley Phantoms during the 2008-09 season, beat San Jose Sharks goaltender Antti Niemi midway through the first period as the Blackhawks overcame a 2-0 deficit to win 5-3 and remain undefeated in regulation this season. Click the photo to read more.
Find out where our local high school football stars will take their talents as Dana Balash hosts “College Bound”…a National Letter-of-Intent Day special from 21 Sports…Wednesday night at 7:00pm on WBCB. Sponsored by Muscle Connection.