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Man of 2 cities indicted in Liberty ATM gun robbery of woman, child

May 2nd, 2013 at 11:02 PM

Denzel D. Searcy, 18, of New Castle, Pa., and Crandall Avenue in Youngstown, has been indicted by a Trumbull County grand jury on two counts of aggravated robbery for the March 7 robbery of a woman and her 6-year-old child at an ATM machine in Liberty Township and a Feb. 27 robbery.  

Kokrak one shot off lead in N.C.

May 2nd, 2013 at 10:46 PM

Kokrak’s round included an eagle on No. 5 and three birdies.  

Wednesday plane crash damages single-engine craft, injures pilot

May 2nd, 2013 at 10:03 PM

The crash of the single-engine aircraft at Urban Airport at 2960 Greenville Road at 11:32 a.m. Wednesday damaged the 2001 Vans RV-8 craft and caused minor injuries to the pilot, Robin D. Whitt, 56, of Loves Park, Ill.  

Judge praises ACTION's 'average people' who change the Valley

May 2nd, 2013 at 09:40 PM

Judge Theresa Dellick applauded the efforts of ACTION members and supporters who are the “average people who make the biggest difference” in the Valley. 

2 men indicted in theft of grave marker, statue

May 2nd, 2013 at 09:20 PM

Two Masury men accused in the theft of a $36,000 brass statue and grave marker from the Mahoning Valley Memorial Park in Youngstown have been indicted by a Trumbull County grand jury.  

Rhode Island becomes 10th state with gay marriage

May 2nd, 2013 at 08:15 PM

Rhode Island becomes 10th state with gay marriage PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island today 

Remains of Boston Marathon bombing suspect claimed

May 2nd, 2013 at 07:33 PM

Remains of Boston Marathon bombing suspect claimed BOSTON (AP) — The body of Boston Marathon 

Guilty pleas in rape Twitter threat case

May 2nd, 2013 at 06:15 PM

Guilty pleas in rape Twitter threat case STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Two teenage girls have been 

Shots fired at Houston airport; 1 killed

May 2nd, 2013 at 05:33 PM

Shots fired at Houston airport; 1 killed HOUSTON (AP) — Police say a man who had fired a gun 

Jury convicts 2 associates of NY mayoral candidate

May 2nd, 2013 at 05:30 PM

Jury convicts 2 associates of NY mayoral candidate NEW YORK (AP) — Two former associates of a 

Judge dismisses motorcycle death lawsuit

May 2nd, 2013 at 05:06 PM

Judge dismisses motorcycle death lawsuit YOUNGSTOWN A visiting judge has dismissed a 

Shots fired at Houston airport; 1 injured

May 2nd, 2013 at 03:33 PM

Shots fired at Houston airport; 1 injured HOUSTON (AP) — Houston police say shots have been fired 

Mom says woman found after 11 years is doing OK

May 2nd, 2013 at 02:57 PM

Mom says woman found after 11 years is doing OK HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The mother of a woman who 

Navy unveils first squadron of drones

May 2nd, 2013 at 02:42 PM

Navy unveils first squadron of drones CORONADO, Calif. (AP) — The Navy is inaugurating its first 

Investigators think crude oil release was vandalism

May 2nd, 2013 at 02:39 PM

Investigators think crude oil release was vandalism BRISTOLVILLE Investigators believe 

Winds spur new wildfires near Calif. homes

May 2nd, 2013 at 01:51 PM

Winds spur new wildfires near Calif. homes LOS ANGELES (AP) — A wind-driven wildfire is raging 

North Korea sentences US man in possible bid for talks

May 2nd, 2013 at 01:18 PM

North Korea sentences US man in possible bid for talks SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - A Korean American 

Ex-hedge fund manager gets 4 1/2 years in prison

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:51 PM

Ex-hedge fund manager gets 4 1/2 years in prison NEW YORK (AP) — A former hedge fund manager at a 

Mayoral candidate Jamael Tito Brown visited

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:34 PM

May 2, 2013 | Mayoral candidate Jamael Tito Brown on Vindy Radio 

Hurry! Friday is the deadline for our Mother's Day Photo Contest

May 2nd, 2013 at 09:32 AM

 

CASA to celebrate 25 years with court

May 2nd, 2013 at 09:31 AM

CASA to celebrate 25 years with court BOARDMAN Mahoning County Casa/GAL Program will celebrate 

Man indicted in ATM robbery of woman and child

May 2nd, 2013 at 09:30 AM

Man indicted in ATM robbery of woman and child WARREN Denzel D. Searcy, 18, of New Castle, Pa., 

Two indicted in grave marker theft case

May 2nd, 2013 at 09:24 AM

Two indicted in grave marker theft case WARREN Two Masury men accused in the theft of a $36,000 

Grand jury indicts two accused of stabbing

May 2nd, 2013 at 09:24 AM

Grand jury indicts two accused of stabbing WARREN A man and woman accused of stabbing and 

Struthers AMVETS needs help to win national Home Depot prize

May 2nd, 2013 at 06:28 AM

AMVETS Post 44, winner last fall of $25,000 in the Home Depot Foundation’s Facebook contest, Aprons in Action, is competing this month with 10 other nonprofit finalists across the country for the $250,000 grand prize.  

OUT-OF-TOWN BIRTHS

May 2nd, 2013 at 04:57 AM

Bill and Adria (LeMasters) Sattler of Beaufort, S.C., are announcing the birth of their daughter, 

Business women induct new member

May 2nd, 2013 at 04:56 AM

 

Church guild plans rummage and bake sale

May 2nd, 2013 at 04:56 AM

 

Home Savings raises $6K for Animal Charity

May 2nd, 2013 at 04:56 AM

 

CABPW plans dinner, discussion

May 2nd, 2013 at 04:55 AM

 

Association sets bike-walk-drive event

May 2nd, 2013 at 04:54 AM

 

Church to sponsor pie walk Saturday

May 2nd, 2013 at 04:53 AM

 

Garage sale correction

May 2nd, 2013 at 04:52 AM

Garage sale correction BOARDMAN The annual Cancer Relay Garage Sale will take place from 9 a.m. 

Brookfield boil advisory lifted for several areas

May 2nd, 2013 at 04:38 AM

The boil advisory issued Tuesday in Brookfield Township due to a water-main break has been lifted for the following areas: Warren-Sharon Road between golf Drive and Yankee Run Road, Yankee Run Road, Brookfield Avenue and Lincoln Avenue. F 

E. Federal closing this afternoon for National Day of Prayer

May 2nd, 2013 at 03:32 AM

East Federal Street between Champion and Market streets will be closed for the National Day of Prayer event from 1 a.m. to 5 p.m. today. 

Testing Hermitage weather warning sirens today

May 2nd, 2013 at 01:35 AM

The Hermitage Fire Department will conduct its monthly test of the area’s weather warning sirens at 10 a.m. today.  

Digital era puts squeeze on drive-ins

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:10 AM

Like a scene from a blockbuster summer action movie, the digital- projection cliff is rapidly approaching. 

Kent State rallies past YSU baseball team

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:10 AM

The Penguins were unable to hold onto an 8-3 lead. 

Six schools set to join expanding AAC

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:09 AM

Boardman, Warren Harding, East, Brookfield, Ashtabula Edgewood and Pymatuning Valley are set to join the AAC. 

Liberty church offers employment workshop

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:09 AM

Community Career Connection is under way at Pleasant Valley Evangelical Church in Liberty. 

Sales of Lordstown-built Cruzes surge 21% in April

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:08 AM

The big three automakers had a good month in April 

Penguins split doubleheader in McCune Park finale

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:08 AM

YSU’s softball team will play its home games at a new field on Fifth Avenue next season 

No Crosby, no problem for Penguins in playoff opener

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:07 AM

Pascal Dupuis scored twice, Marc-Andre Fleury made 26 saves, and the top-seeded Penguins opened the playoffs with a 5-0 romp. 

Austintown board members discuss sale of middle school property

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:07 AM

By Josh stipanovich jstipanovich@vindy.com austintown Austintown Board of Education members 

SPORTS DIGEST || Sharon Speedway races are Saturday

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:06 AM

Sharon Speedway races are Saturday Hartford Saturday, there will be another installment of 

Youngstown council authorizes about $225K for park, rec dept.

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:06 AM

Youngstown residents struggle with tests to get city jobs 

THE SUMMER'S HOTTEST

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:05 AM

If you’re looking for breezy, escapist fare this summer, you’ll find plenty.  

New 1-act-play festival seeks submissions

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:05 AM

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN The Youngstown Playhouse will present the 2013 Voices of the Valley New 

Victorian Players to stage first musical

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:05 AM

The Victorian Players Theatre is preparing to stage its first musical. 

Prep baseball results

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:05 AM

Liberty 11, East 1 LIBERTY Michael Moamis scattered five hits and struck out nine and the 

Lawyers possess the tools to promote equality, retired Judge Nate Jones says

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:05 AM

Lawyers have the means to convert dreams to reality through the positive use of the law, said Judge Nathaniel R. Jones, a retired federal appeals court judge. 

Bucs finally break through against Brewers

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:04 AM

Clint Hurdle insisted the Pirates weren’t thinking about their long losing streak against the Brewers. 

Steven Smith offered no final apologies at execution

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:04 AM

Steven Smith offered no final apologies at execution 

Bill would extend moratorium on Ohio sweepstakes parlors

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:03 AM

Violators could face stiff fines, criminal penalties 

Hollywood Slots at Mahoning Valley racino wins state OK

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:01 AM

The Ohio Racing Commission approved Penn National Gaming’s plan to transfer the company’s horse racing license to the Hollywood Slots at Mahoning Valley Race Course in Austintown. Construction at the location, halted over a disagreement on the number of track-view seats, will resume shortly. 

Pittsburgh mayor behind attack ads

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Associated Press PITTSBURGH The city’s lame-duck mayor is behind a TV ad attacking one of the 

When sports fans go too far

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Enterprise-Journal, McComb, Miss.: No small measure of people in the South take college football 

AUDITIONS

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

AUDITIONS ACTORS Talent needed for ads, TV and print for amusement park. Shooting May 11 and 12. 

Potential buyers face shortage of available homes

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Associated Press GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. Beth Heinen Bell and her husband, Christian, are sick of 

Dean has earned re-election as Warren council president

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

There hasn’t been a vote of no- confidence by a majority of the 10-member Warren City Council, nor 

PepsiCo drops Mountain Dew ad after criticism

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Associated Press NEW YORK PepsiCo once again is learning the risks of celebrity partnerships 

Stocks sink on economic worries

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Associated Press NEW YORK Signs of a slowing economy dragged down the stock market Wednesday. 

Selected local stocks

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Aqua America, .70, 31.43 —.30 Avalon 

“Wife Swap” (8 p.m., ABC): The season ends tonight.

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

“Wife Swap” (8 p.m., ABC): The season ends tonight. “The Big Bang Theory” (8 p.m., CBS): Bob 

Two shops to give away new comics

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Staff report All American Cards and Comics, with locations in Warren and Boardman, will celebrate 

Obama talks self into corner

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON People who talk incessantly often talk imprecisely, and Barack Obama, who is as 

‘42’ shows America the path to follow

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

By Fred McKissack McClatchy-Tribune Early in the film “42,” Dodgers owner Branch Rickey is asked 

Boy, 5, shoots 2-year-old sister in Kentucky

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Associated Press BURKESVILLE, Ky. In southern Kentucky, where children get their first guns even 

CD RATES

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

CD RATES The table shows the annual percentage yield as of Wednesday. All yields given in percent. 

Years Ago

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Today is Thursday, May 2, the 122nd day of 2013. There are 243 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED 

Ongoing

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Ongoing Parks Mill Creek MetroParks Fellows Riverside Gardens, open daily from dawn to dusk; 

Woman missing 11 years found alive in Florida

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Associated Press LITITZ, Pa. A central Pennsylvania woman who mysteriously disappeared after 

Are you thinking?

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

While it is not possible to answer all the e-mails and letters from readers, many are thought- 

Trouble around the world

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

The Boston Marathon bombings understandably captured the country’s attention. Americans want to know 

"Iron Man 3" delivers a violent finale to trilogy

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

The third “Iron Man” movie, the finale to this trilogy of Marvel marvels, is the jokiest and cutest of them all. Iron Man/Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) gets a kiddie sidekick, for Pete’s sake. 

Jamestown colony Evidence of cannibalism found

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Associated Press WASHINGTON Scientists revealed Wednesday that they have found the first solid 

Angry workers around world unite on May Day

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Associated Press ISTANBUL Workers around the world united in anger during May Day rallies 

newsmakers

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

newsmakers Keith Richards: I don’t own an iPod NEW YORK He’s rock royalty and likes to keep it 

Get ready for Liquid Blu nightclub

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

About four months ago, a large banner was hung outside the entrance of the former Barley's Pub 

NIGHTLIFE

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Backyard Bar and Grill, 8942 Youngstown-Pittsburgh Road, Poland; 330-757-2476 Thu: Karaoke with 

Study: Food, skin allergies are on the rise in children

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Associated Press NEW YORK Parents are reporting more skin and food allergies in their children, 

Ants no small bother

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Q. I have black ants in my flower and vegetable garden beds. How can I get rid of them safely? 

Agenda Friday

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Agenda Friday Crestview school board, buildings and grounds committee, 6 a.m., superintendent’s 

Woman disfigured in attack reveals face transplant

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Associated Press BOSTON A Vermont woman revealed her new face Wednesday, six years after her ex- 

WTG

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Today Dance YSU Dance Ensemble Spring Concert, 7:30 p.m., Ford Theater, Bliss Hall, Youngstown 

Time line at issue in convict’s appeal

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Associated Press PITTSBURGH A man convicted in the 1993 beating of a woman, then her death 14 

Advocates consider bringing Medicaid issue to Ohio voters

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Associated Press COLUMBUS Supporters of extending health coverage to more low-income Ohioans are 

Surplus clothing

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Surplus clothing East Side Crime Watch, 1001 Oak St., corner of Fruit St., Youngstown, clothing 

NEW THIS WEEK

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

NEW THIS WEEK Iron Man 3 (PG-13) sss The playboy industrialist and armored superhero Tony Stark, 

Raised beds aid gardeners

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Gardening in raised beds was common before colonial times. 

Plane crash injures pilot in Trumbull

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Staff report JOHNSTON The pilot of a small airplane received minor injuries when his aircraft 

Gitmo closure elusive; Obama weighs options

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Associated Press WASHINGTON Despite President Barack Obama’s new vow, closing the Guantanamo Bay 

Armstrong case could hinge on USPS benefit

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas Lance Armstrong is facing the federal government in a legal fight 

City needs more residents who care

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

City needs more residents who care If all Youngstown residents were as concerned and active as 

Three tried to protect suspect, FBI says

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

BOSTON MARATHON BOMBING Associated Press BOSTON Three college friends of Boston Marathon 

BRIDGE

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

BRIDGE Both vulnerable. South deals. NORTH x9 6 5 3 2 uK 5 v9 5 wA Q 9 3 WEST EAST 

Valley Grows Calendar

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

AUTHOR, SIGNING Thursday: Greening Your Garden While Protecting the Planet with author Joe Lamp’l. 

Ohio Right to Work bill called dead on arrival

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

By MARC KOVAC news@vindy.com COLUMBUS A day after news of a GOP-led Right to Work effort 

Man acquitted of felonious assault against officer

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

A jury acquitted Marcus Thomas of felonious assault against a police officer, but convicted him of fleeing police. 

Orb 7-2 favorite in Kentucky Derby

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Orb comes into the Derby on a four-race winning streak. He won the Florida Derby in his last start. 

Raburn, Bauer lead Tribe over Phillies

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

The Indians have won a season-high four straight games in which they have outscored their foes 39-5. 

METRO DIGEST || Elm Street homicide investigated

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Homicide investigated Youngstown Police continue to investigate the city’s latest homicide. 

Justice appeals morning-after case

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Justice appeals morning-after case WASHINGTON The Obama administration on Wednesday appealed a 

Guerrero likes his chances against Mayweather

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Associated Press Las vegas Floyd Mayweather Jr. admitted this week what many have long 

Prep softball results

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Canfield 7, Lake 4 UNIONTOWN Sophomore Rachel Tinkey drove in four runs for the Cardinals 

Cortland profit

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Cortland profit cortland Cortland Bank reported a first-quarter profit of $830,000, or 18 

LOTTERY

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

LOTTERY Wednesday’s numbers OHIO Evening drawings: Pick 33-8-9 Pick 43-6-4-6 Pick 

Web tents, dark foam = caterpillars

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

By Eric Barrett OSU Extension If your trees have been infested with “web tents” in the forks of 

career connection | Employment series

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

career connection | Employment series Pleasant Valley Evangelical Church is offering Community 

Penn plans to begin construction soon

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

By SUSAN TEBBEN stebben@vindy.com COLUMBUS The start of construction at the Austintown racino 

Three finalists for YSU president to visit campus

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

The visits will be today, Monday and May 8 

Births

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Births St. Elizabeth Health Center Correction: Michael and Kristin Fox, New Middletown, girl, 

MAHONING COUNTY COURTS, Bankruptcies

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

courts MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Raymond T. Price, 37, of 234 Parkway St., Struthers, 

Couple robbed

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Couple robbed Youngstown A Reel Street couple reported that someone broke into their apartment 

Man accused in pipe wrench threat

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Man accused in pipe wrench threat 

Travers to file Monday as independent for Youngstown council president

May 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Candidate criticizes mayor, who is running for president 


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