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Warren pizza delivery man robbed at gunpoint

A 26-year-old Warren man delivering pizza for Pizza Hut was robbed at gunpoint at 11:48 p.m. Wednesday on Mason Street Northwest.


Gun, ammunition stolen during break-in, assault at Warren home

A 20-year-old man living at a residence in the 1100 block of Main Avenue Southwest received an apparent minor injury from being assaulted during a break-in at the home at 8:25 p.m. Wednesday.


Warren man charged with beating ex-girlfriend in head 10 times

A 29-year-old Oak Knoll Avenue Southeast woman reported being assaulted in the head about 10 times during a domestic dispute with her ex-boyfriend at her home early today.


Jammin4JasonII is Saturday in North Lima

Belmont Pines Hospital teen suicide prevention group, The Jason Foundation, will host “Jammin4JasonII” from 6 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday at the former South Range High School building, 11836 South Ave.


Second rabid raccoon found in Mahoning County

Residents are being urged to exercise caution around wildlife after a second rabid raccoon in Mahoning County was confirmed within a month.


Woman headed to prison for robbery in drug deal turned deadly

Woman headed to prison for robbery in drug deal turned deadly YOUNGSTOWN A 19-year-old woman


Preliminary city school test results look good

Preliminary city school test results look good City school test schools appear headed in right


Ohio gov. signs bill creating state artifact

Kasich signs bill creating state artifact


2 Youngstown men indicted on additional murder charges

2 Youngstown men indicted on additional murder charges


Woman gets 20 years for sending money to al-Shabab

Woman gets 20 years for sending money to al-Shabab MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota woman convicted


Oil, gas production in 2012 double 2011’s output

Oil, gas production in 2012 double 2011’s output COLUMBUS — Eighty-seven wells tapped into eastern


Stocks flip between gains and losses; Cisco climbs

Stocks flip between gains and losses; Cisco climbs


Former Pa. Little League treasurer admits thefts

Former Pa. Little League treasurer admits thefts


Patterson guilty in Girard teen's heroin overdose death

Verdict to be announced soon in heroin overdose case WARREN Jurors have reached a verdict on the


Lawyers plead for mercy for Arias as trial resumes

Lawyers plead for mercy for Arias as trial resumes PHOENIX (AP) — An attorney for Jodi Arias has


New study: fracking hasn't polluted Arkansas water

New study: fracking hasn't polluted Arkansas water


NY officials: Smuggling ring has terrorist links

NY officials: Smuggling ring has terrorist links NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say some of the


Ohio Sen. Portman skeptical of Obama in IRS targeting

Ohio Sen. Portman skeptical of Obama in IRS targeting


Swine flu found in elephant seals off California

Swine flu found in elephant seals off California DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — Researchers have detected


OSHP troopers seize heroin, pills on Ohio Turnpike

OSHP troopers seize heroin, pills on Ohio Turnpike


Boil-water advisory lifted for Hubbard Twp. street

Boil-water advisory lifted for Hubbard Twp. street


OHSAA competitive balance proposal fails

OHSAA competitive balance proposal fails.


Coroner confirms former deputy has died

Passed on during the night YOUNGSTOWN A spokeswoman for the Mahoning County Coroner’s Office


Police: 2nd suspect arrested in parade shooting

Police: 2nd suspect arrested in parade shooting NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Police say they have arrested a


A look at the top 10 world record lottery jackpots

A look at the top 10 world record lottery jackpots So you didn’t win Wednesday’s $360 million


Washington state set to release draft rules for pot industry

Washington state set to release draft rules for pot industry SEATTLE (AP)— They’ve spent nearly


Wal-Mart's 1Q profit, sales disappoint

Wal-Mart's 1Q profit, sales disappoint


Afghanistan: Bomb kills 15, including 6 Americans

Afghanistan: Bomb kills 15, including 6 Americans KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A security firm has


Heavy rain heightens Lake Erie algae worries

Heavy rain heightens Lake Erie algae worries


US housing starts fell in April but permits surged

US housing starts fell in April but permits surged


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Covelli's Eric Ryan and YSU's next president Randy Dunn are guests

May 16, 2013 | Eric Ryan and Randy Dunn are guests

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Beckham to retire from soccer

Beckham to retire from soccer LONDON (AP) - David Beckham is retiring from soccer, ending a career


Pa. grandma gets jail time for hog-tying boy at home

Pa. grandma gets jail time for hog-tying boy at home


Beckham to retire from soccer at end of season

Beckham to retire from soccer at end of season


GOP: In-state tuition for students voting in Ohio

GOP: In-state tuition for students voting in Ohio


Suspect faces 20 charges in Mother’s Day shooting

Suspect faces 20 charges in Mother’s Day shooting NEW ORLEANS (AP)— The suspect in a Mother’s Day


New allegation of child molestation against Michael Jackson

New allegation of child molestation against Michael Jackson


GOP demands more despite Benghazi email release

GOP demands more despite Benghazi email release WASHINGTON (AP)— The White House release of some


Man gets life in Ohio pawn shop shootings

Man gets life in Ohio pawn shop shootings


Bond set at $5M for Ohio man charged in 1984 teen death

Bond set at $5M for Ohio man charged in 1984 teen death


CBS News: Marathon bombing suspect left note explaining actions

CBS News: Marathon bombing suspect left note explaining actions (CBS News) Boston bombing suspect


At least 6 confirmed dead in Texas tornadoes

At least 6 confirmed dead in Texas tornadoes GRANBURY, Texas (AP) — A rash of tornados slammed


Council rejects Ohio deer-hunting changes

Council rejects Ohio deer-hunting changes


Ohio girl burned after falling into trash can

Ohio girl burned after falling into trash can


Ouster of IRS official isn’t ending investigations

Ouster of IRS official isn’t ending investigations WASHINGTON (AP) — Don’t look for the outcry


Man faces fed sentence on jackpot tax evasion

Man faces fed sentence on jackpot tax evasion PITTSBURGH (AP) — A 71-year-old Pennsylvania man


Ex-police chief faces federal extortion term

Ex-police chief faces federal extortion term PITTSBURGH (AP) — A former southwestern Pennsylvania


Man jailed on charges he fired at officers

Man jailed on charges he fired at officers FREDERICKTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A 55-year-old man has been


Benefit Monday at Quaker Steak for Niles Band

Quaker Steak & Lube, 5800 Interstate Blvd., will have a “Make a Difference Monday” event to benefit the Niles High School Marching Band from 4 to 10 p.m. Monday.


Growing up Mexican in Brier Hill

Civic leader Frank Nolasco will discuss his experiences as a Mexican-American growing up in Youngstown’s Brier Hill neighborhood at 10 a.m. Saturday at Kravitz’s Delicatessen, 3135 Belmont Ave.


Noche Tropical fundraiser planned

Noche Tropical fundraiser planned YOUNGSTOWN The Youngstown Spanish Heritage Festival committee


Blondes vs. Brunettes will vie for charity

A flag football game leads young women to support the Alzheimer’s Association.


CABPW to host Women of Excellence

CABPW will host Women of Excellence at Salem Golf Club on May 28.

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Candlelightvigil Friday at YSU for Brandy Stevens-Rosine

A candlelight vigil honoring Brandy Stevens-Rosine one year after her death will be at 8 p.m. Friday at her memorial bench on the Youngstown State University campus.


Man in custody in Austintown house explosion

Police have a man in custody in the case of the South Turner Road house that exploded on Sunday.


Man arraigned in Warren on rape, robbery, kidnapping

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Mosquito spraying starts Monday in Howland

The Howland Township mosquito spraying schedule begins at 9 p.m. Monday through 5 a.m. Tuesday.


High school softball roundup

Wednesday's high school softball results


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Google unveils All Access music plan

Google on Wednesday launched a subscription-based music service, allowing users of Android phones and tablets to listen to their favorite songs and artists for a monthly fee.

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Youngstown commission can seek proposals for park plan

But city council still has to OK spending money to hire a firm

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Fitch rallies to beat Kent Roosevelt for sectional title

The Falcons will compete in a Division I district semifinal next week.

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Nitro's law passes House, up to Senate, again

Bill heads to state Senate for further consideration


McDonald dominates ITCL Tier Two meet

Wellville’s Justin Gregg wins 110 hurdle, 100 dash


YSU to host HL tournament at Eastwood Field

The double-elimination tournament will run through Saturday, May 25.


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St. Jude Church hosts plant exchange, giveaway this weekend

Peggy Potts and Doris Daniszewski, church members and avid gardeners, organized the project a decade ago

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Mahoning deputy cited for drunken driving has had past problems

The deputy could be terminated after an investigation, the sheriff said.


Ursuline cruises to D-III sectional title

Ursuline (19-2) sent 11 men to the plate and scored seven runs on six hits in the first inning.


Youngstown group urges lawmakers to authorize nonviolence week

Youngstown already observes a nonviolence week


Foster returns to Niles as girls basketball coach

Foster will replace Erica Wilson, whose contract was not renewed following a two-year stint.


Salvation Army lends hand here, Kenya, dinner speaker says

By SEAN BARRON news@vindy.com POLAND Many of those who live in Kenya’s slums subsist on


More high school baseball

Division III sectional Campbell Memorial 17, Columbiana 4 CAMPBELL The Red Devils won their


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Seat-belt use could mean discounted barbecue

The campaign will run through the end of the summer.

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Jury deliberates in trial against Youngstown man charged in overdose death

Jurors will resume deliberations today on the guilt or innocence of James L. Patterson of Youngstown, charged in the overdose death of Christina Sheesley, 17.


Three caught with suspected heroin in Campbell parking lot

Cops called to Dairy Queen on drug call


YSU student's model ranks vacant homes for demolition

Youngstown State University sophomore Eric Shehadi presents his mathematical model to Youngstown officials. The model aims to prioritize demolitions in the city by weighing various factors.


SUMMER FUN FAIRS AND FESTIVALS

SUMMER FUN FAIRS AND FESTIVALS Saturday 4th Annual Freedom Fair, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Riverwalk


NIGHTLIFE

Aces Fire Grill, 1738 Boardman-Poland Road, Boardman; 330-757-3835 Sat: Classic Cruisers, 8 p.m.


WTG

TODAY Lectures David Hume Kennerly, photojournalist, 7 p.m., Kilcawley Center, Youngstown State


Coroner’s office has theory of dead person’s identity

The Trumbull County Coroner’s office has a theory on the identity of a person found burned to death inside a vehicle in Lordstown.


METRO DIGEST || Ex-deputy Lupo in critical condition

Ex-deputy Lupo critical HILLSVILLE, Pa. Pennsylvania State Police at New Castle say a former


Rabbits destroying veggies?

Q. Rabbits get into my vegetable garden every year. How can I keep them out? Paul from


METRO DIGEST || Vigil Friday for Brandy Stevens-Rosine

Vigil planned Youngstown A candlelight vigil honoring Brandy Stevens-Rosine one year after her


Pirates finally beat nemesis Gallardo

Neil Walker, Wandy Rodriguez contributed to a long-sought victory.


MEN’S GARDEN CLUB

MEN’S GARDEN CLUB What: Plant Sale When: May 16-18, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Where: MASCO Greenhouse


One arrested Tuesday for Monday murder

One in custody for Monday murder


Commissioners, children services board to discuss merger with JFS

Commissioners won’t act impulsively on proposed children services-JFS merger, chairwoman says.


Canfield city passes resolution opposing House Bill 5

Taking a stand against what would be a major loss of revenue, according to city officials, Canfield passed a resolution against new tax measures.


Obamacare is headed for hearings

Opinion: Obamacare is headed for hearings What’s the endgame for the legislative mash-up called Obamacare?


RUSSIA Spying case was 2nd one this year

Associated Press MOSCOW A Russian security services operative — his features bathed in shadows —


Warren man charged with throwing gasoline on mail carrier

Talib “Sidney” Jordan, 55, is being held in the Trumbull County jail after police say he attempted to douse a U.S. postal carrier with gasoline.


Only abortion clinic left in Mississippi fights to stay open

Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. It can’t meet the mandates of a 2012 state law and the governor


Planet-hunting telescope is broken

Associated Press LOS ANGELES NASA’s planet-hunting Kepler telescope is broken, potentially


Rich Center for Autism gets $2,500

The money comes from the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Mahoning Valley and Western Pennsylvania.


Cases of sexual-abuse put Pentagon under fire

Associated Press WASHINGTON One after another, the charges have tumbled out — allegations of


Ohio activists head to DC as probe unfolds

Associated Press CINCINNATI Some Ohio conservatives who say they were targeted by the Internal


CD RATES

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


BRIDGE

BRIDGE Neither vulnerable. North deals. NORTH xA 10 9 6 uA J 3 vA Q 6 wQ 9 4 WEST EAST


MLB boxscores

INTERLEAGUE Indians 10, Phillies 4 ClevelandPhiladelphia abrhbiabrhbi Stubbs cf5220Rollins


40 years after Wounded Knee

Opinion: By Mark Anthony Rolo McClatchy-Tribune It’s been 40 years since American Indian activists ended


AUDITIONS

AUDITIONS ACTORS “Angels in America,SDRq directed by Matthew Mazuroski, Oakland Center for the


Dying for scrap metal

Opinion: Dying for scrap metal Register-Herald, Beckley, W.Va.: A man was electrocuted Wednesday and a


Agenda Friday

Agenda Friday Mahoning County commissioners, 9 a.m., courthouse basement, 21 W. Boardman St.,


IRS commissioner ousted over targeting of tea party

Associated Press WASHINGTON Hurrying to check a growing controversy, President Barack Obama


Melting pot could use improvement

Opinion: On those days when I pick our children up from school, I often feel like I’m operating in a parallel


Relly’s ribbon-cutting

Relly’s ribbon-cutting LIBERTY Members of the Youngs-town/Warren Regional Chamber and Terell


Orb draws rail in Preakness

Orb was made an even-money favorite to win the Preakness.


PHONE-RECORD SUBPOENAS GOP, Dems challenge Holder

Associated Press WASHINGTON Congressional Republicans and Democrats on Wednesday challenged


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Kluber’s pitching, home runs power Indians over Phillies

Kluber (3-2) gave up three runs and six hits in six innings.

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Try new veggie varieties

Each year we await the arrival of the new seed catalogs to preview the new vegetables and flowers. These new plants have been hybridized, field-tested and, finally, selected to be sold to the general public.


NEWSMAKERS

NEWSMAKERS Chong says legalized pot could save U.S. NEW YORK The Grammy Award-winning comedy


Eurozone in midst of longest recession

Associated Press PARIS The eurozone is in its longest ever recession — a stubborn slump that has


Arias found eligible for death penalty

Arias found eligible for death penalty phoenix The same jury that convicted Jodi Arias of murder


Births

Births St. Elizabeth Health Center Tara Baber and James Codner, Youngstown, boy, May 14.


Summer fun | A list of things to do all summer long

May 17-18 Special events Boardman Relay for Life, 6 p.m. Friday- 6 p.m. Saturday, Boardman


Surplus food

Surplus food Helping Hand Ministry, 2143 Jacobs Road, Youngstown, various commodities, 10 a.m.


Dandelions: Bane or beauties?

If you love your lawn, dandelions might be the bane of your existence. But, are they really all


United at last, thanks to IRS

Opinion: By Robin Abcarian Los Angeles Times Finally, a small cadre of busybody bureaucrats has


Summer Fun! | Concerts, tours, fairs, festivals, special events

The summer concert season is near with seemingly every band that has achieved any level of success over the past three decades hitting the road.


State panel keeps demanding budget cuts in Liberty schools

Editorial: Seven months ago, the Liberty Local School District received an ominous warning: If the board of


NEW THIS WEEK

NEW THIS WEEK Star Trek: Into Darkness (PG-13) Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world


Benghazi, IRS: Son of Watergate?

Opinion: In his defense of President Obama, Press Secretary Jay Carney is beginning to sound a lot like


MAHONING COUNTY COURTS

courts MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Christopher M. Brown, 28, of Chicago, and Kayla A.


SPORTS DIGEST || Mooney grad Reese NCAC’s top player

Mooney grad Reese NCAC’s top player WOOSTER Cardinal Mooney High graduate and Wooster junior


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Serendipity Christian Preschool celebrating 30th year

The preschool, which began as an outreach to the community, helps children discover the joy in learning.

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Years Ago

Today is Thursday, May 16, the 136th day of 2013. There are 229 days left in the year. Associated


ODDLY ENOUGH

ODDLY ENOUGH Colorado couple calls it quits over fight to keep catwalk DURANGO, Colo. A


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