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Youngstown school administrators being shuffled or let go

Some positions are being reshuffled to align with the new city school building configuration.


Body found in burning car in Lordstown

Body found in burning car in Lordstown Body found in burning car in Lordstown lordstown


City/county health department merger discussed

City/county health department merger discussed City/county health department merger discussed


Children services loses staff, struggles financially

The Mahoning County Children Services Board accepted two retirements and five resignations.


Youngstown police investigate two reported assaults

Both incidents stemmed from domestic arguments. Youngstown police probe reported assaults


Teens failed to get help for friend who died from heroin overdose

Teens failed to get help for friend who died from heroin overdose Teens failed to get help for


Liberty police respond to gunfire call

Liberty police respond to gunfire call LIBERTY Police say they found seven spent .40-caliber


Mahoning deputy on leave after OVI arrest

Mahoning deputy on leave after OVI arrest YOUNGSTOWN Mahoning County Sheriff Jerry Greene has


Youngstown council's CDA committee meets Wednesday

Youngstown council's CDA committee meets Wednesday


UPDATE | Farrell police charge man with homicide

UPDATE | Farrell police charge man with homicide


Disney Junior Live coming to Covelli Centre this fall

Disney Junior Live coming to Covelli Centre this fall


Brookfield schools declared in fiscal emergency

Brookfield schools declared in fiscal emergency brookfield Ohio Auditor Dave Yost’s office has


Convicted Pa. abortion doctor gets life in prison

Convicted Pa. abortion doctor gets life in prison


Boil-water advisory issued for Hubbard Twp. street

Boil-water advisory issued for Hubbard Twp. street


Train, Sheryl Crow and Gary Allen coming to Canfield Fair

Train, Sheryl Crow and Gary Allen coming to Canfield Fair CANFIELD Concerts by Train Sept. 1,


Justice Dept. to investigate IRS targeting of tea party

Justice Dept. to investigation IRS targeting of tea party


Dallas police honor detective cuffed to Oswald

Dallas police honor detective cuffed to Oswald DALLAS (AP) — The man in the cowboy hat seen


Human remains found in case of missing Ga. student

Human remains found in case of missing Ga. student


Dispute over Pa. gas-drilling fees

Dispute over Pa. gas-drilling fees


Eviction fears haunt Haiti camps after attacks

Eviction fears haunt Haiti camps after attacks


NEO gas prices down 4 cents

NEO gas prices down 4 cents


Parents sue SC, hospital over child’s sex surgery

Parents sue SC, hospital over child’s sex surgery COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A couple is suing the


State board hears ways to boost Ohio school safety

State board hears ways to boost Ohio school safety


Experts debate whether shouts are Trayvon Martin’s

Experts debate whether shouts are Trayvon Martin’s ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Audio experts differ on


’60s Texas swindler Billie Sol Estes dies

’60s Texas swindler Billie Sol Estes dies GRANBURY, Texas (AP) — Texas con man Billie Sol Estes,


Gov't probe obtains wide swath of AP phone records

Gov't probe obtains wide swath of AP phone records


Cincy looking for new police chief

Cincy looking for new police chief


Russians detain US diplomat accused of spying

Russians detain US diplomat accused of spying


Salvation Army annual civic dinner is Wednesday

Salvation Army annual civic dinner is Wednesday


DA: Pa. death row inmate sucker punches his lawyer

DA: Pa. death row inmate sucker punches his lawyer


Honda to produce new Acura NSX at central Ohio site

Honda to produce new Acura NSX at central Ohio site


Mom jailed for letting son carry 'roulette' gun

Mom jailed for letting son carry 'roulette' gun


Farrell police investigate homicide

Farrell police investigate homicide


NATO: 4 US trops killed in Afghanistan

NATO: 4 US troops killed in Afghanistan


Pretrial and trial dates set for couple charged in death of Teddy Foltz, 14

Pretrial and trial dates set for couple charged in death of Teddy Foltz, 14


Ex-Pa. school coach charged with romancing 2 players

Ex.-Pa. coach charged with romancing 2 players


YSU boosts scholarships for nearly 3,000 students

YSU boosts scholarships for nearly 3,000 students


Top IRS official didn't reveal tea party targeting

Top IRS official didn't reveal tea party targeting


Ex-Jacksonville Jaguars receiver gets prison time on drug charge

Ex-Jaguars receive gets six years in prison


Judge OKs class-action settlement over Skechers

Judge OKs class-action settlement over Skechers


Angelina Jolie says she had double mastectomy

Angelina Jolie says she had double mastectomy


Man jailed in shooting of woman on Columbus bus

Man jailed in shooting of woman on Columbus bus


MCCTC board meeting is Wednesday

MCCTC board meeting is Wednesday


Cop: Suspended Pa. teacher offered grade for sex

Cop: Suspended Pa. teacher offered grade for sex WEST SUNBURY, Pa. (AP) — A suspended western


Hearing stayed for boy, 15, accused in killing

Hearing stayed for boy, 15, accused in killing NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) — A detention hearing has been


New Castle woman jailed in officer’s fatal crash

New Castle woman jailed in officer’s fatal crash NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) — A 26-year-old woman has


Top IRS official didn’t reveal tea party targeting

Top IRS official didn’t reveal tea party targeting WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress was not told tea


Ohio man gets life for child rape

Ohio man gets life for child rape


Drug dealer convicted in 12 murders

Drug dealer convicted in 12 murders PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A drug dealer has been found guilty in the


Crews have Beaver County, Pa., airport fire under control

Crews have Beaver County, Pa., airport fire under control BEAVER FALLS, Pa. (AP) — Firefighters


Pa. senators to hear from beer, liquor sellers

Pa. senators to hear from beer, liquor sellers HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — State senators will continue


REUNIONS


March for Babies will take place at YSU

March for Babies will take place at YSU YOUNGSTOWN About 1,000 supporters of the March of Dimes


Fair's success makes Inspiring Minds want to grow

Those who inspire take time to admire students who aspire.

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Miami takes commanding 3-1 series lead over Chicago

The 65 points allowed were only two more than the all-time postseason low for a Miami opponent.


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30 Mile Meal promotes regional food producers

Farmers tout local products to restaurant representatives.

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Derek Boogaard’s family sues NHL

Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS Joanne Boogaard watched her son Derek duke it out on the ice with


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Indians split doubleheader with Yankees

The Indians would have loved a sweep, but were satisfied to get one win after being held to just 10 hits in two games.

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Officials probe Austintown house blast

Vacant home explodes in Austintown


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Blue Devils keep rolling in ITCL Tier Two

April Lude and Gabby Stubbs help keep Western Reserve’s streak alive.

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Pa. police probe ex-deputy’s death

Investigators from the New Castle barracks of the Pennsylvania State Police are handling the investigation.


Man pleads to charges in hazing case

There are eight more defendants waiting to stand trial.


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Mancini film set for release

The movie premiered in Youngstown, Mancini’s hometown, on Sept. 28, 2012.

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Defendant still faces possible death sentence, judge rules

Toney will face a possible death sentence when he goes on trial July 15 for the murder of Thomas Repchic.

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Boardman cops find rolling meth lab

Boardman cops find rolling meth lab


LinkedIn looks to build on its resume

LinkedIn and Facebook will celebrate the anniversaries of their IPOs just a few days apart this week. But their experiences as publicly traded companies couldn’t be more different.


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Poland Dobbins elementary student garners national honor

Jackie Grisdale won a unique honor, making her nationally recognized for a skill that is underrecognized in the technology age.

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chef tour | All about food

Goodness Grows, Lake-to-River Food Cooperative, 30 Mile Meal and The Sprouted Table hosted a chef


Pretrial hearing set for school-board member

Pretrial hearing set for school-board member Youngstown A pretrial hearing for a former city


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Youngstown students participate in youth police academy

Several students completed the program this week.

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Government obtains AP phone records

Associated Press WASHINGTON The Justice Department secretly obtained two months of telephone


Girard council strengthens sexually oriented business laws

The strengthened ordinances are more inclusive, regulating additional establishments like adult cabarets and adult motels.


Relay for Life

Relay for Life Liberty The Liberty American Cancer Society Relay for Life is 6 p.m. Friday to 6


Howland Police Department seeks order to use $21,660 seized during murder investigation

The Howland Township Police Department seeks to use $21,660 in cash that was seized during the investigation into the 2008 murder of Cameron Murray.


Poor people spend money as soon as they receive it

Police receive training to help them understand and empathize with poor people and their plight.


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Woods won by playing it safe

Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus have never had a conversation longer than a couple of minutes, and

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Local legislator wants gun surrender for “cooling off period” in domestic situations

The most dangerous period in domestic violence situations is when protection orders are initially issued, lawmaker says.


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Watson Elementary signs off with flourish of memories, charity

The final school standing in front of the new Austintown elementary schools had its final walk-through on Monday, with laughs and life flowing through the halls.

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Contrast in styles for Penguins, Senators

The second round series begins tonight in Pittsburgh.


Barnes completes staff for YSU women’s hoops

Barnes completes staff for YSU women’s hoops YOUNGSTOWN Youngstown State women’s basketball


Obama tries to swat down 2 controversies

Associated Press WASHINGTON President Barack Obama tried to swat down a pair of brewing


Government obtains wide AP phone records in probe

Gov’t obtains wide AP phone records in probe Associated Press WASHINGTON The Justice


Ohio Star Forge in Champion to hold groundbreaking on $20 million investment

Ohio Star Forge Co., 4000 Mahoning Avenue NW, will have a groundbreaking ceremony for its $20 million expansion project at 10 a.m. today.


fast facts

fast facts The Workforce Development Program is an employer-based free program that teaches people


ODDLY ENOUGH

ODDLY ENOUGH Ore. smokejumpers skydive into illegal pot garden MEDFORD, Ore. A team of


POLICE CALLS

POLICE CALLS A summary of police activity in the city of Canfield and Austintown: CANFIELD May


Mill Creek Park board changes policies, approves events

Mill Creek Park board changes policies, approves events


Agenda Wednesday

Agenda Wednesday Newton Falls Public Library trustees, 6 p.m., 204 S. Canal St. Youngstown


The Vindicator sued over error

A Poland man has sued The Vindicator in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court over what he says was an error in a court news column that defamed him.


B.J. Sulka, right, general manager of Springfield Grille in Boardman, asks Crystal Carlson of

B.J. Sulka, right, general manager of Springfield Grille in Boardman, asks Crystal Carlson of


Births

Births ST. Joseph Health Center Miranda Thorpe, Warren, girl, May 10. Editor’s Note:


Years Ago

Today is Tuesday, May 14, the 134th day of 2013. There are 231 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


Holistic spa night

Holistic spa night HOWLAND Dannielle MacDuff, a holistic health practitioner, is offering a


Cedar Point amusement park has opened for the season with its newest roller coaster, GateKeeper.

Cedar Point amusement park has opened for the season with its newest roller coaster, GateKeeper.


Home, health show planned for Thursday

Staff report Boardman The Mahoning Valley Leads Group will host a Health and Home Show from 9


Retailers back safety accord in Bangladesh

Retailers back safety accord in Bangladesh new york Some of the world’s largest retailers have


Warren police investigate three home invasions

A detective is investigating three burglaries, including one in which two masked men held a woman and her children at gunpoint.


Austintown trustees promote charity, fire lieutenant

Promotions and donations were the major part of the Austintown township trustees meeting on Monday.


President should close Gitmo — now

Opinion: The ongoing hunger strike by detainees at the Guantanamo detention camp is doing exactly what a non-


Immigration reform crucial

Opinion: By Angie Trudell Vasquez McClatchy-Tribune The terrible crimes committed during the Boston


Fox bets on miniseries, including the return of ‘24’

By LYNN ELBER AP Television Writer NEW YORK Fox, facing the ebbing ratings power of “American


Don’t squander travel money

Opinion: Argus Leader, Sioux Falls, S.D.: Sometimes the value of something is nowhere worth what it costs.


Fairy-tale drama spinoff on ABC

By FRAZIER MOORE AP Television Writer NEW YORK ABC is planning a spinoff of its fairytale


Is bankruptcy ahead for a broke Detroit?

Associated Press DETROIT The first report by Detroit’s emergency manager declares that the


A grim, serious ‘Children’s Hour’ at Oakland

By LORRAINE WARDLE entertainment@vindy.com While bullying and gossip are hot topics in schools


Abortion doc guilty in 3 babies’ deaths

Associated Press PHILADELPHIA An abortion doctor was convicted Monday of first-degree murder and


Awareness month

Awareness month WARREN Warren Mayor Doug Franklin has designated May as GBS/CIDP Awareness Month


Grapefruit lowers blood pressure

Q. From about 1985 till about 2005, my blood pressure ran about 150/90, and I needed


Internet sales tax

Opinion: In 1998 when President Clinton signed the bipartisan Internet Tax Freedom Act, which prohibited


NBC to bolster Thursdays

By DAVID BAUDER AP Television Writer NEW YORK NBC will try to awaken the ghosts of past


Time for regional approach to war on illegal drug trade

Editorial: On the heels of the success- ful yearlong investigation of a major drug operation with roots in


BRIDGE

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Hypocrisy rules day in Mideast

Opinion: It didn’t take long after news that Israel had bombed military facilities inside Syria for the Arab


Meat industry must beware

Opinion: By Dan Paden People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Most of us — even those of us who eat


Joyce Brothers, pop psychologist, dies at 85

Associated Press Joyce Brothers, the pop psychologist who pioneered the television advice show in


Girard girl celebrated her birthday with family members then died of heroin overdose, prosecutor says

Christine Sheesley, a junior at Girard High School, celebrated her 17th birthday with family members then died of heroin overdose, prosecutor says


Hoping for waiver of ODE finding

Programs focus on training and sustainability


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coming tomorrow A chain-saw sculptor will create a work of art out of a giant tree stump at


Health overhaul shows huge drug-cost disparities

Associated Press WASHINGTON Cancer patients could face high costs for medications under


Brewers run wild to beat Pirates

Milwaukee began the night just 1-9 in May but stole a season-high six bases against Pittsburgh backup catcher Mike McKenry.


Police ID suspect in mass shooting

Police ID suspect in mass shooting New orleans Police are identifying a suspect in the shooting


Campaign to increase Medicaid continues

By MARC KOVAC news@vindy.com COLUMBUS Advocates for the needy continued their push for


Foyt’s team on the rebound

Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS A.J. Foyt sits quietly recounting stories in the back of his


NEWSMAKERS

NEWSMAKERS Walters announces retirement on ‘View’ NEW YORK Barbara Walters said Monday that


OJ seeks bid for new trial

Associated Press LAS VEGAS A weary-looking O.J. Simpson weighed down by shackles and more than


MAHONING COUNTY COURTS

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