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Witnesses say East Side fire started with bomb

December 5th, 2012 at 11:14 PM

City police continue to investigate an East Side fire that witnesses say started with a bomb.  

Poland library set to reopen Friday

December 5th, 2012 at 10:49 PM

The Poland Library, closed since Nov. 16, is likely to reopen Friday, library officials say. 

First of 4 involved in East Side shootout to be arraigned

December 5th, 2012 at 10:35 PM

One of the four men police say was involved in a shootout at an East Side convenience store will be arraigned Thursday, Police Chief Rod Foley says.  

Boardman Park's musical light display open

December 5th, 2012 at 09:33 PM

Boardman Park will have a holiday light display from 5 to 10 p.m. every night until Jan. 2. 

Beard, other issues remain for new Fort Hood judge

December 5th, 2012 at 08:00 PM

Beard, other issues remain for new Fort Hood judge DALLAS (AP) — The new judge taking over the 

Most Americans favor eliminating tax cuts for wealthy

December 5th, 2012 at 07:11 PM

Americans prefer letting tax cuts expire for the country's top earners, as President Barack Obama insists, while support has declined for cutting government services to curb budget deficits, an Associated Press-GfK poll shows.  

Pa. gov working to avoid more deep spending cuts

December 5th, 2012 at 05:45 PM

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Corbett’s top budget adviser isn’t saying whether the Republican will ask the Legislature for deep spending cuts when he presents a spending plan in February.  

Sheriff: Procedures not followed in Texas escape

December 5th, 2012 at 05:33 PM

Sheriff: Procedures not followed in Texas escape DALLAS (AP) — A North Texas sheriff says some of 

Pa. slots revenue up slightly over Nov. 2011

December 5th, 2012 at 05:30 PM

Pa. slots revenue up slightly over Nov. 2011 

Pentagon begins planning for massive budget cuts

December 5th, 2012 at 05:15 PM

Pentagon begins planning for massive budget cuts 

Mercer, Pa. man sentenced to 35 years in prison on child-porn charges

December 5th, 2012 at 05:05 PM

Mercer, Pa. man sentenced to 35 years in prison on child-porn charges 

Starbucks to open 1,500 more cafes in US

December 5th, 2012 at 04:35 PM

Starbucks to open 1,500 more cafes in US 

School records may relate to alleged Colo. gunman

December 5th, 2012 at 03:36 PM

School records may relate to alleged Colo. gunman DENVER (AP) — The University of Colorado at 

Detour set for traffic in Leetonia for bridge project

December 5th, 2012 at 03:20 PM

Detour set for traffic in Leetonia for bridge project 

Oil down with Cushing inventory nearly flat

December 5th, 2012 at 02:57 PM

Oil down with Cushing inventory nearly flat Oil prices are down today after the government 

Deal to allow more tests near Ohio cancer cluster

December 5th, 2012 at 02:45 PM

Deal to allow more tests near Ohio cancer cluster 

Consol, EQT bid to drill at Pittsburgh International Airport

December 5th, 2012 at 02:33 PM

Consol, EQT bid to drill at Pittsburgh International Airport 

Astronaut, cosmonaut brace for whole year in space

December 5th, 2012 at 02:12 PM

Astronaut, cosmonaut brace for whole year in space CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The two men who 

Warren man convicted of charges involving minors sent to prison

December 5th, 2012 at 02:00 PM

youngstown A Warren man convicted of 48 counts of pandering sexually oriented matter involving 

Rules for health 'navigators' head to Ohio House

December 5th, 2012 at 01:43 PM

Rules for health 'navigators' head to Ohio House 

Prosecutor: Jamelle Jackson was one of 2 who fired guns at house party near YSU

December 5th, 2012 at 01:27 PM

Prosecutor: Jamelle Jackson was one of 2 who fired guns at house party near YSU 

Utah St basketball player in critical condition

December 5th, 2012 at 01:21 PM

Utah St basketball player in critical condition SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah State basketball 

AP sources: President Obama to ask for $50 billion in Sandy aid

December 5th, 2012 at 01:00 PM

AP sources: President Obama to ask for $50 billion in Sandy aid 

Stocks mostly rise on Wall Street, led by banks

December 5th, 2012 at 12:45 PM

Stocks mostly rise on Wall Street, led by banks NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are mostly higher on Wall 

DA: Woman 'smelled sex' on Pa. boyfriend, killed him

December 5th, 2012 at 12:40 PM

DA: Woman 'smelled sex' on Pa. boyfriend, killed him 

Man hit by train in Columbiana County

December 5th, 2012 at 12:30 PM

Man hit by train in Columbiana County 

Ohio judge seals record in 'M*A*S*H' hot dog case

December 5th, 2012 at 12:20 PM

Ohio judge seals record in M*A*S*H hot dog case 

Manager: Jazz composer, pianist Dave Brubeck dies

December 5th, 2012 at 12:15 PM

Manager: Jazz composer, pianist Dave Brubeck dies HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Jazz composer and pianist 

Expert panel: NASA seems lost in space, needs goal

December 5th, 2012 at 12:05 PM

Expert panel: NASA seems lost in space, needs goal 

Freaked out by doomsday predictions? Get the facts

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 PM

Freaked out by doomsday predictions? Get the facts Youngstown The Maya Prophecy and predictions 

Obama warns against another debt-ceiling fight

December 5th, 2012 at 11:56 AM

Obama warns against another debt-ceiling fight 

Ex-Pa. state trooper claims he was fired over Ebonics

December 5th, 2012 at 11:50 AM

Ex-Pa. state trooper claims he was fired over Ebonics 

Honda marks 1 millionth export at its Ohio plant

December 5th, 2012 at 11:45 AM

Honda marks 1 millionth export at its Ohio plant 

4 years for Ohio ex-doctor in pain clinic case

December 5th, 2012 at 11:40 AM

4 years for Ohio ex-doctor in pain clinic case 

LA ports reopening after crippling strike

December 5th, 2012 at 11:08 AM

LA ports reopening after crippling strike 

Suspect in fatal NYC subway push implicates self

December 5th, 2012 at 10:30 AM

Suspect in fatal NYC subway push implicates self 

Ohio workers repair tested toys to donate to children

December 5th, 2012 at 10:20 AM

Ohio workers repair tested toys to donate to children 

It's official: Hartford fire levy passes by 5 votes

December 5th, 2012 at 10:14 AM

It's official: Hartford fire levy passes by 5 votes 

Youngstown police officers to be promoted Friday

December 5th, 2012 at 10:10 AM

Youngstown police officers to be promoted Friday 

Warren Fire Department gets grant extension to retain firefighters

December 5th, 2012 at 10:03 AM

Warren Fire Department gets grant extension to retain firefighters WARREN The Warren Fire 

Death toll from Philippine typhoon nears 300

December 5th, 2012 at 10:00 AM

Death toll from Philippine typhoon nears 300 

Ohio, Ky. governors to meet on bridge funds

December 5th, 2012 at 09:55 AM

Ohio, Ky. governors to meet on bridge funds 

Residents put ribbon on burned-out Pa. house

December 5th, 2012 at 09:45 AM

Residents put ribbon on burned-out Pa. house 

Ohio student dies after playing basketball

December 5th, 2012 at 09:40 AM

Ohio student dies after playing basketball 

Police in SW Ohio report murder-suicide

December 5th, 2012 at 09:35 AM

Police in SW Ohio report murder-suicide 

Charges filed against Warren couple for animal cruelty

December 5th, 2012 at 08:57 AM

Charges filed against Warren couple for animal cruelty WARREN Warrants were issued and charges 

FOOD SALES AND DINNERS

December 5th, 2012 at 08:33 AM

TODAY Boar’s Head Ladies of St. John’s Episcopal Church, 323 Wick Ave., will serve a chicken 

Students to aid kids with cancer

December 5th, 2012 at 08:27 AM

 

Martial arts students collecting food, toys

December 5th, 2012 at 08:26 AM

 

Southern Park Mall to feature snow globe

December 5th, 2012 at 08:25 AM

 

Committee to offer Santa anytime project

December 5th, 2012 at 08:23 AM

Committee to offer Santa anytime project YOUNGSTOWN All classes of North High School Reunion 

Angel Giving Tree at Boardman PD to help local needy kids

December 5th, 2012 at 06:39 AM

Boardman police dispatchers are coordinating an Angel Giving Tree to benefit the Salvation Army. 

Rockies wildlife officials considering hunt for grizzlies

December 5th, 2012 at 04:27 AM

With bear-human conflicts on the rise, wildlife managers in the Northern Rockies are laying the groundwork for trophy hunts for grizzlies in anticipation of the government lifting their threatened species status. 

Devils rely on Pugh vs. Ridge

December 5th, 2012 at 12:10 AM

McDonald sophomore point guard Anthony Pugh — the smallest, youngest-looking player on the Blue Devils roster — holds the biggest responsibilities for his team. 

‘Pause’ protects 910th at Youngstown airbase

December 5th, 2012 at 12:10 AM

The 910th Airlift Wing at the Youngstown Air Reserve Station (YARS) received a “strategic pause” protecting it from a reduction of planes and personnel proposed by the Air Force in the 2013 Defense Authorization Bill. 

Gillam, Brown-Clark, Boles complain to state about Youngstown downsizing

December 5th, 2012 at 12:09 AM

By MARC KOVAC news@vindy.com COLUMBUS The debate over the elimination of a seat on Youngstown 

Public-private playoff split? It could happen

December 5th, 2012 at 12:09 AM

By JOE SCALZO scalzo@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN In May, Ohio’s high school principals will likely 

Wolfe powers Poland to victory

December 5th, 2012 at 12:08 AM

With just under three minutes remaining in his team’s clash with Liberty on Tuesday night, Poland boys basketball coach Ken Grisdale ordered his star over to the bench for a swig of fruit punch-flavored Gatorade. 

Warren owners find pet dog’s neck sliced

December 5th, 2012 at 12:08 AM

Staff report WARREN One block east of the house where five dogs and four kittens were found dead 

Irish continue tough schedule, fall to Perry

December 5th, 2012 at 12:07 AM

By MATTHEW PEASLEE mpeaslee@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN Keith Gunther’s Ursuline Fighting Irish 

Va. judge dismisses charge against Rep. Ryan

December 5th, 2012 at 12:07 AM

By DAVID SKOLNICK skolnick@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN A Virginia judge dismissed a public- 

Comic artist Chris Yambar speaks at Hubbard library

December 5th, 2012 at 12:06 AM

A legendary comic-book artist offered a small piece of advice for some young adults: 

Falcons slow it down vs. Alliance

December 5th, 2012 at 12:06 AM

By Brandon Judeh sports@vindy.com Austintown The only thing stealing the headline from the 

Steverson nets double-double as Spartans win

December 5th, 2012 at 12:05 AM

By GREG GULAS sports@vindy.com CAMPBELL They say the greatest improvement a team makes comes 

Valley vets strike deal for Toys for Tots bikes

December 5th, 2012 at 12:05 AM

Marine Corps veteran Harry Dampf says he will wake up Christmas morning with a good feeling in his heart and a smile on his face thinking about 115 kids who will find bicycles under their Christmas trees. 

YPD probes East Side shootout

December 5th, 2012 at 12:04 AM

Police are investigating an afternoon shootout at an East Side convenience store. 

Shooting probe continues in Salem

December 5th, 2012 at 12:03 AM

By Danny Restivo drestivo@vindy.com SALEM Authorities continue to investigate a shooting that 

Boardman kids honor Rachel's contagious compassion

December 5th, 2012 at 12:01 AM

Christian Saab, a fifth-grader at Boardman Center Middle School talks about his experiences during a presentation about Rachel's Challenge Tuesday. Christian will be trained in the message of “paying it forward” with kindness and compassion as part of the Rachel program, named for the first student killed in the 1999 Columbine High School massacre.  

Next, tackle school financing

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

Next, tackle school financing Tiffin Advertiser-Tribune: Representatives in the Ohio House voted 

Youngstown groups: Bill would clean-up abandoned properties

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

By MARC KOVAC news@vindy.com COLUMBUS Two Youngstown groups are voicing their support for 

‘fiscal cliff’ talks Behind rhetoric, makings of a deal

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

Associated Press WASHINGTON Bluster and hot rhetoric aside, the White House and House 

Wild coyotes ‘kind of chilling’ by Wrigley Field

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

Associated Press CHICAGO Wild baseball fans may be a standard sight at Wrigley Field, but a pair 

Owners, players meet in new talks

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

Associated Press NEW YORK The only early details that emerged from the latest round of 

Iran: We have drone

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

Iran: We have drone TEHRAN, Iran Iran claimed Tuesday it had taken another prize in a growing 

Asbestos lawsuit bill clears panel

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

Associated Press COLUMBUS An Ohio Senate committee advanced a bill Tuesday aimed at curbing 

Steelers’ Taylor out with injury

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

Associated Press PITTSBURGH There have been very few constants in Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike 

Selected local stocks

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Aqua America, .70, 25.25 —.08 Avalon 

US banks report stronger profits

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

Associated Press WASHINGTON U.S. banks are enjoying their best profits in six years and are 

Separate playoffs will cause problems

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

The late Rodney King once openly wondered, “Can’t we all just get along?” The answer — across 

K-State’s Klein no ordinary QB

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

Associated Press MANHATTAN, Kan. Collin Klein is the Heisman Trophy finalist who fits no mold. 

Obama’s 2nd inaugural seems to be an afterthought around DC

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

Associated Press WASHINGTON Four years ago, Barack Obama’s swearing-in drew a record crowd to 

Kent’s Hazell hired at Purdue

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

Kent’s Hazell hired at Purdue KENT Kent State football coach Darrell Hazell has been hired at 

Which will Kasich choose: Pay for roads the old-fashioned way, or raid turnpike’s coffers

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

We’re on pins and needles wait- ing to see if Gov. John Kasich leaves the Ohio Turnpike to do what 

Bon Jovi talks about tour, daughter

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

By JOHN CARUCCI Associated Press NEW YORK Jon Bon Jovi has been with his band for more than 30 

US home prices rose in Oct. by most in 6 years

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

Associated Press WASHINGTON A measure of U.S. home prices rose 6.3 percent in October compared 

Set a fantastic holiday table

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

Family Features The holidays are about making memories with friends and family. When it’s your 

State oil, gas production rose in 2011, ODNR report says

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

By BURTON SPEAKMAN bspeakman@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN The Ohio Department of Natural Resources 

Today in history

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

Today is Wednesday, Dec. 5, the 340th day of 2012. There are 26 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED 

Fracking issues to be topic of talk

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

Fracking issues to be topic of talk youngstown Ed Hashbarger will speak about forced pooling 

Owner of ISLE plans to open bakery

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

By DAVID SKOLNICK skolnick@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN A downtown bakery and luncheonette is expected 

Hunt for healthy

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

Hunt for healthy We’re looking for the healthiest restaurant in the Valley. Send in your 

Burger Bash IV

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

Burger Bash IV Valley Food will feature the 4th annual MVBRB Burger of the Year award “Burger 

Grammys add three categories

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES When the Recording Academy consolidated last year’s Grammy 

Forbes: Youngstown metro area has lowest pay rates

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

Staff report Youngstown is No. 1. Unfortunately, the metro area tops a list on which most 

Trumbull finances won’t improve

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

By ED RUNYAN runyan@vindy.com WARREN Trumbull County Auditor Adrian Biviano says the county’s 

Fleetwood Mac tour includes Pgh.

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

Newsday NEW YORK After three years working on their own projects, Fleetwood Mac — Stevie Nicks, 

Shawn Wilson ruled competent to stand trial in death of 8-year-old

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

By Ashley Luthern aluthern@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN A Mahoning County Common Pleas Court judge 

Worth the trip

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

Worth the trip Ross Morrone says his parents made the trip to Johnny’s last weekend, and two 

MAHONING COUNTY COURTS

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

courts MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Rajah James, 31, of 1520 Ohio Ave., Youngstown, and 

birthdays

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

birthdays Singer Little Richard is 80. Guitarist J.J. Cale is 74. Opera singer Jose Carreras is 

Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, starts Saturday night. To mark this joyous occasion, we

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, starts Saturday night. To mark this joyous occasion, we 

Holiday entertaining

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

Family Features Host a holiday party that’s simple and festive with a combination of pre-made 

2 arraigned on murder and kidnapping/abduction charges

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN A man accused of murder and another accused of kidnapping in two 

‘Hot in Cleveland’ quartet keeps comedy coming Staying hot

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

By FRAZIER MOORE AP Television Writer NEW YORK Sure, three’s a crowd. But four is a hoot. 

U.S.-Mexico ties should be a priority

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

By Sen. MARCO RUBIO McClatchy-Tribune On Saturday, Enrique Pena Nieto took office as the new 

newsmakers

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

newsmakers Michael Richards signed to sitcom pilot NEW YORK TV Land says it has cast 

Agenda Thursday

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

Agenda Thursday Mahoning County commissioners, 10 a.m., commissioners’ hearing room, second 

Testimony continues in YSU frat house murder trial

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

By PETER H. MILLIKEN milliken@vindy.com AKRON Jurors in the murder trial of Jamelle Jackson 

Preventing homelessness

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

Preventing homelessness COLUMBUS State Sen. Joe Schiavoni of Boardman, D-33rd, announced Monday 

champion township Tax-abatement OK moves forging mill closer to expansion

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

By ED RUNYAN runyan@vindy.com WARREN Billy Orbach, president of Ohio Star Forge, a Champion 

Time for Morsi to pay heed

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

The two biggest Mideast crises this past week, concerning Egypt and Palestine, involved voting. 

Do your homework before you ... Uncork the bubbly for the holidays

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

December is a month full of celebrations for most Americans. Holiday gatherings with friends and family, company parties and the annual New Year’s Eve celebration give us many occasions to enjoy a little more of the good life than we normally do.  

police calls

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

police calls A summare of recent criminal activity in Canfield and Austintown Township: CANFIELD 

basketball High school previews

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

COLUMBIANA Conference: Inter Tri-County League Tier Two 2011-12 record: 6-15 Head coach: Ron 

METRO DIGEST || Niles robbery suspect sought

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

Suspect sought NILES Police have what they believe are identifiable photos of a robber who took 

Is Rice best choice for State?

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

For weeks, Republicans have directed criticism over the Obama administration’s handling of the 

Births

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

Births St. Elizabeth Health Center Rachel Miller and Scott McIntosh, Lisbon, girl, Dec. 3. 

Illnesses in meningitis outbreak rise to 19

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

Associated Press COLUMBUS Health officials say a 58-year-old Morrow County woman’s fungal 

Cuba cracks down on rights advocates

December 5th, 2012 at 12:00 AM

By Ivette Martinez Institute for War & Peace Reporting More than 5,600 dissidents, journalists 


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