Scrappers lose 10-5
kMAHONING VALLEY Scrappers played their last game this season at Eastwood Field on Thursday with a 10-5 loss to Jamestown.
Man dies in shootingon city's East Side
kYOUNGSTOWN POLICE are investigating a shooting Thursday night on the city's East Side that left one man dead and another shot in the face. Police said the wounded man was taken to St. Elizabeth Medical Center after shots were fired outside a house at 3318 Nelson Ave. about 9:08 p.m. No other information was available late last night. If ruled a homicide, the death would be the 26th of the year. There were 15 homicides in Youngstown at this time in 2004.
Time to fire Felasco
kLAWRENCE COUNTY officials must work to find a way to terminate Gary Felasco as soon as possible from his $60,000 per year position, a Vindicator editorial argues.
WAR IN IRAQ
kA JOINT U.S.-IRAQI force punched deep into a key insurgent staging ground near the Syrian border, and the Iraqi army said Thursday it arrested 200 suspected militants in the sweep.
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Dancing with stars
kLOCAL CELEBRITIES -- including WFMJ personality Frank Marzullo and State Sen. BobHagan -- will take part Sept. 16 in a dance competition at the Holiday Inn-Boardman to benefit Tod Children's Hospital.