Stories published May 15, 2013
A federal grand jury has indicted a Warren man on a charge that he possessed with intent to distribute crack cocaine and heroin.
Lordstown Board of Public Affairs has canceled its meeting at 4 p.m. Thursday at the administration building, 1455 Salt Springs Road.
Many of those who live in Kenya’s slums subsist on less than $2 a day and are surrounded by disease, abject poverty, hunger, squalor and ramshackle housing.
City commission wants comprehensive parks plan YOUNGSTOWN City council gave permission today for
Coroner’s office has theory of dead person’s identity Coroner’s office has theory of dead person’s
Jury deliberates charges against Youngstown man charged in overdose death Jury deliberates charges
Jodi Arias eligible for death penalty, jurors find PHOENIX (AP) Jurors in Jodi Arias’ trial on
Auction set Saturday in Lordstown to help Challenger Baseball League
Tuesday set to discuss Mahoning County JFS, CSB merger
Hagel informed Obama of latest sex-abuse case
Ohio House tries again with Nitro’s Law COLUMBUS The Ohio House has again passed legislation
Judge declines to nix ’79 NYC child-killing case NEW YORK (AP) — A judge has declined to throw out
$1,330 bid saves Santa Claus, 4 reindeer in Flint
Conn. chef set to feast on cicadas during invasion
Polar bear cub orphaned in Alaska lands at NY zoo BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A polar bear cub that was
Ghana students launch mini-satellite
Ohio activists head to DC as IRS probe unfolds
Stem cells recovered from cloned human embryos NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists have recovered stem
Families in Ohio cancer cluster suing Whirlpool
Regulators: Water leak at SC nuclear plant LAKE WYLIE, S.C. (AP) — Federal regulators say more
OJ Simpson testifies in bid to win freedom LAS VEGAS (AP) — O.J. Simpson has begun testifying in
Texas man convicted in drowning deaths of 2 sons DALLAS (AP) — A jury took less than 10 minutes
W. Pa. bus driver gets a surprise passenger
2 suspects killed in shootout with Columbus cops
NYC’s Columbia seeks to alter whites-only bequest NEW YORK (AP) — Columbia University is seeking
Wisconsin wildfire consumes 8,700 acres TOWN OF GORDON, Wis. (AP) — A smoky wildfire in
Youngstown man claims hookers gave him drugs austintown Austintown police arrested Erick
Former deputy’s condition is upgraded HILLSVILLE, Pa. -- The condition of a former Mahoning
Lawyer: NJ dad of boy who shot pal is cooperating TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — The lawyer for a New
Lordstown public affairs board reschedules meeting
Court denies asylum to German home-schoolers NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal appeals court has
Ohio Lottery wants to reward loyal players
Candlelight vigil at YSU in memory of Brandy Stevens-Rosine is Friday
Arias back in court as jury ponders death option PHOENIX (AP) — Jodi Arias heads back to court
2 sentenced to life in slaying of Ohio gym owner
Lawmakers outraged over another military sex case WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers say they’re outraged
Justice investigating IRS targeting of tea party WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is
Clock show set Saturday in Kirtland, Ohio
Sheriff’s deputy charged with drunk driving YOUNGSTOWN A Mahoning County Sheriff’s Department
No smoke detectors found after fire kills 6 POTTSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Code enforcement officials in
School sets friendship bracelet record SWEET VALLEY, Pa. (AP) — Students and staff at a
Lawsuit filed in Ohio classroom brawl CINCINNATI (AP) — A woman facing misdemeanor charges for
TODAY Lockwood United Methodist Church, 4570 Lockwood Blvd., Boardman, will serve a free community
Committee correction Among those planning the Teddy Bear Golf Classic on Friday are Elio
The faith-based organization engages youth through recreational activities to develop life skills.
The moves are part of the district’s revitalization plan
Tyler Wiery threw a shutout and Ian Hilamn doubled in the game’s only run.
By GUY D’ASTOLFO firstname.lastname@example.org YOUNGSTOWN When Warehouse 50 opens next month in the site
The Spartans overcame an early 3-0 deficit.
JFK begins Division III sectional play today, with singles at Boardman High School and doubles at Mill Creek Park.
With the unfortunate increase in foreclosures and a very active housing market, vacant homes are on many streets.
The Falcons’ boys and girls each won 10 of the 17 events.
The plan would examine the park department’s 45 properties
YSU will close out the regular season at Valparaiso this weekend.
The city has been without a planner for more than four years
The Mahoning County Children Services Board accepted two retirements and five resignations.
Former area swimmer stands out at Masters Former Warren Harding and Ohio State swimmer Tyler King
Because of the extent of the burns it’s unknown if the deceased is a man or a woman
There were media reports Tuesday that Lupo was still alive but police had not issued a correction to Monday’s news release which stated he had died.
YSU Foundation scholarship funds jump 33 percent
Boardman meth suspects arraigned
Alexis Hugel of Girard cries on the witness stand Tuesday while testifying about the events of April 6, 2012, the day her best friend, Christine Sheesley, overdosed on heroin.
The stock market marched back into record territory Tuesday as investors seized on the latest encouraging news about the economy. This time, it was a report on the health of small businesses.
2 appear in court YOUNGSTOWN Zaryl G. Bush and Shain Widdersheim, charged in the death of 14
Associated Press WASHINGTON Attorney General Eric Holder on Tuesday defended the Justice
Paul Martin and Chris Kunitz scored power-play goals and Pascal Dupuis added his sixth goal of the playoffs.
Deputy OVI charge CANFIELD Mahoning County Sheriff Jerry Greene has placed Deputy Kenneth J.
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State recognizes Boardman residents, firefighters
Associated Press WASHINGTON The Justice Department is investigating the Internal Revenue Service
Associated Press COLUMBUS Gov. John Kasich plans to deliver the commencement address at the high
Liberty cops seize guns, pot
Abortion doctor gets life in prison PHILADELPHIA A Philadelphia abortion doctor convicted of
Associated Press MOSCOW A U.S. diplomat was ordered Tuesday to leave the country after the
Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS George Hill scored 26 points and Paul George added 18 points and
City/county health department merger discussed
East Palestine Fair
Associated Press BALTIMORE Rosie Napravnik’s motivation for winning the Preakness has little to
Opinion: Learn how to help your neighbors At the Mahoning-Youngs- town Community Action Partnership, we
Associated Press WASHINGTON President Barack Obama seemed to lose control of his second-term
Girard City Council
Township police Chief Brian Goodin said he has sent the application to the federal Department of Justice for an officer to be placed in the district’s buildings.
Chardonnay for all! A recent tasting of 17 Chardonnays leaves Drinks Columnist Brian Fry
Next up Sig Dish reviewers Mark Smesko and Mike Vallas have their sights set on something special
oddly enough Man charged in overnight feast at Ky. supermarket MOUNT WASHINGTON, Ky.
newsmakers Bill Hader to exit ‘SNL’ after 8 seasons NEW YORK Bill Hader is leaving “Saturday
The 41-year-old victim was found outside his home.
Agenda Thursday Newton Falls Exempted Village school board, 6 p.m., board room, junior high
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Editorial: The official opening of Exterran Energy Solutions’ $13 million 65,000-square-foot advanced
By Colin Covert McClatchy-Tribune The warp drives on the USS Enterprise are, as usual, on the
New Honda plant CINCINNATI The new version of Honda’s Acura NSX sports car will be produced
Marino's owner makes diners feel like her Italian family
Births St. Elizabeth Health Center Sidney Jackson and Joshua Macklin, Columbiana, boy, May
Associated Press NEW YORK The surge in oil production in the U.S. and Canada and shrinking oil
The Akron report The Akron Burger Guyz have their sights set on a University of Akron hot spot.
One $5,000 check is for YSU’s Summer Bridge Program for first-year students.
Today is Wednesday, May 15, the 135th day of 2013. There are 230 days left in the year.
Folks can watch the trunk of a 300-year-old oak tree be turned into a work of this weekend and next at End of the Commons General Store.
After nine seasons, NBC’s “The Office” will say goodbye Thursday with a 75-minute final episode at 9
Opinion: WASHINGTON Sputtering adjectives — outrageous, appalling, intolerable — can scarcely do justice to
Opinion: Philadelphi Inquirer: Kermit Gosnell has been found guilty of the very savagery that legalized
Concerts by Train on Sept. 1, and Sheryl Crow and Gary Allen on Sept. 2 will be the main grandstand headliners at the Canfield Fair this summer. Tickets will go on sale June 10 at canfieldfair.com.
Birthdays Counterculture icon Wavy Gravy is 77. Singer Trini Lopez is 76. Singer Lenny Welch is
Stambaugh Chorus will mark its 60th anniversary with a concert Sunday that will feature “The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace.” The Youngstown Area Community Concert Band will accompany the chorus.
Opinion: “He has, acting personally and through his subordinates and agents, endeavored to ... cause, in
TOMORROW in vibe List of concerts, fairs, festivals and special events.
Both incidents stemmed from domestic arguments.
Opinion: By Brian Gilmore McClatchy-Tribune Let’s not allow the tragic bombings in Boston to become an
John Mayberry Jr. had three hits and three RBIs, including a go-ahead two-run double for the Phillies.
Andrew McCutchen homered leading off the bottom of the 12th inning to lift Pittsburgh.