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Defense suggests motive in brutal murder

Jacob LaRosa sentencing hearing continues today

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Man indicted for October overdose death

Man indicted for October overdose death


East High hosts partnership brunch

East High hosts partnership brunch


Trump proposes $100 billion in new tariffs on Chinese goods

Trump proposes $100 billion in new tariffs on Chinese goods


Sister, daughter, talk of slain woman in freezer case

Sister, daughter, talk of slain woman in freezer case


WE Center opens at YBI

WE Center opens at YBI


Ohio State investigating sex allegations against ex-trainer

Ohio State investigating sex allegations against ex-trainer


Topless woman arrested near deadly rally sues Virginia city

Topless woman arrested near deadly rally sues Virginia city


Covelli Enterprises raising money this month for autism programs

Covelli Enterprises raising money this month for autism programs


Chamber partners with Steward on drug-testing plan

Chamber partners with Steward on drug-testing plan


Looking for a job? Sheetz plans on hiring in Ohio

Looking for a job? Sheetz plans on hiring in Ohio


Opioid crisis: Top doctor urges access to overdose antidote

Opioid crisis: Top doctor urges access to overdose antidote

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HomeGoods still wants Lordstown land

HomeGoods still wants Lordstown land


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Spaghetti dinner fundraiser to take place Saturday

The family of Danielle Bozek will host a spaghetti dinner and basket auction


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LAROSA UPDATE | Autopsy photos show elderly victim's face was 'crushed'

Sentencing begins for teen who killed elderly neighbor


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Boardman Sears store closing

Boardman Sears store closing


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Vindy Poll - Are you ready to create tax dollars to combat the area opioid problem?

Are you ready to create tax dollars to combat the area opioid problem?


Lockup List Thursday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


Reps. Holmes, O’Brien introduce bill to increase funding to local communities

HB 578 would redirect fees from out-of-district companies utilizing local injection wells


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Feds arrest father of man accused of driving during fatal Canfield crash

Feds arrest father of man accused of driving during fatal Canfield crash


Mahoning voters being asked for more money to fight opioid epidemic

Mahoning voters being asked for more money to fight opioid epidemic


Badly decomposed body washes ashore at Lake Erie

Badly decomposed body washes ashore at Lake Erie


Man with fentanyl in car is jailed

Man with fentanyl in car is jailed


Woman not injured after car hit by six shots

Woman not injured after car hit by six shots


Weather Service confirms 4 tornadoes in Ohio

Weather Service confirms 4 tornadoes in Ohio


Markets tell themselves trade dispute will turn out OK

Markets tell themselves trade dispute will turn out OK


Opioid addiction costs employers $2.6B a year for care

Opioid addiction costs employers $2.6B a year for care


Trump praises Mexico for breaking up ‘caravan’

Trump praises Mexico for breaking up ‘caravan’


Israeli airstrike on Gaza border kills Palestinian

Israeli airstrike on Gaza border kills Palestinian


Cavs expect Lue back today

Tyronn Lue is rejoining the Cavaliers’ disjointed season.


Darnold latest to visit Browns

Sam Darnold was quarterback No. 2 on the Browns’ visitation list this week.


Clevelander top pick in NBA 2K League

The new league is not all fun and games.


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Hoyt art exhibit opens Saturday

The exhibition will open Saturday


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Rust Belt theater will bring back ‘Miss Tuesday Night’ with updates

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN The Rust Belt Theater Company will bring back its original musical,


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High winds linked to damage in Campbell

A surge resulting from damage caused by fallen trees blew out an energy meter at a nearby house, and began an electrical fire at another.


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Reverend implores people to continue MLK’s fight

The Rev. Todd Johnson drew attention to those who celebrate King but attack modern activists who follow King’s lead.


Tribe bats fail Kluber again; LA wins in 13

Corey Kluber is winless despite two quality starts.


Woods’ comeback has Augusta buzzing

The real reason for all the talk that this Masters might be the best ever still comes down to one guy.


Ryan: Move to ease back on emissions is bad for manufacturing

U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan of Howland says the move to ease back emissions standards is bad for manufacturing


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Youngstown council vote could force an East Side man from his lifelong residence

The property owner is left unsure if he’s going to be forced to move


Federal government’s larceny ignites the passion of a victim

Opinion: WASHINGTON After two years of stonewalling about its theft of Gerardo Serrano’s 2014 Ford F-250


Judge rules on security level for two patients in state mental hospital

Judge rules on security level for two patients in state mental hospital


Source: Trump is not criminal target

Associated Press WASHINGTON Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team of prosecutors has informed


ysu SPORTS SCHEDULE

ysu SPORTS SCHEDULE FRIDAY BASEBALL YSU at Oakland, 3 p.m. SOFTBALL YSU at Oakland, 3


Protests driven by desperation

Associated Press KHUZAA, Gaza Strip Palestinian activists chanted “death is better than


Police: Suspect was calm before attack

Associated Press MENIFEE, Calif. Just hours before she shot and wounded three people at YouTube


NFL Wednesday’s news & notes

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS Edelman, tipster thwart school shooting BOSTON A social media message to


Facebook scandal affects up to 87M users

Associated Press NEW YORK Facebook revealed Wednesday that tens of millions more people might


Campbell council members take stands on water issue, prepare for projects at City Hall

Campbell City Council discussed upcoming projects at City Hall and offered their views on the water plant debate.


oddly enough

oddly enough 3 boys in Mississippi find part of mastodon jawbone VICKSBURG, Miss. Three boys


Star Party

Star Party When: Saturday, 8 p.m. What: The Mahoning Valley Astronomical Society and MetroParks’


AUDITIONS

AUDITIONS ACTORS “Happy Days,” directed by Ron Altomare, Salem Community Theatre, 490 E. State


NEW THIS WEEK

NEW THIS WEEK Blockers (R) Three parents try to stop their daughters from having sex on prom


Historical society’s speaker series will cover local, national topics

Staff report WARREN The Trumbull County Historical Society will launch its annual Sunday Speaker


Photographer shot by deputy disputes warning claims

Associated Press COLUMBUS A news photographer accidentally shot by an Ohio deputy sheriff last


US, China threaten tariffs as fears rise

Associated Press WASHINGTON The world’s two biggest economies stand at the edge of the most


Power of the Arts to auction works by local artists

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN Power of the Arts, a local arts-advocacy group, will host an Arts


YEARS AGO FOR APRIL 5

Today is Thursday, April 5, the 95th day of 2018. There are 270 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


$3.5M settlement against IRS gets preliminary OK

Associated Press CINCINNATI A federal judge Wednesday gave preliminary approval to a $3.5


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Reduce runoff, protect water quality with green roofs

A green roof project takes a little planning, so it's perfect to start thinking about it now.


“Wrestlemania’s Greatest Moments” (8 p.m., USA): This one-hour special gives

“Wrestlemania’s Greatest Moments” (8 p.m., USA): This one-hour special gives wrestling fans a look


Weathersfield Township fire chief Randy Pugh died at home

Weathersfield Township fire chief Randy Pugh died at home


Agenda Friday

Agenda Friday Liberty school board, 3:15 p.m., special meeting, board conference room, 4115 Shady


NY Kings of Comedy at Powers

NY Kings of Comedy at Powers Five veteran New York comedians – from left, Rob Stapleton, Mark


Thursday

Thursday Comedy NY Kings of Comedy, 8 p.m., Powers Auditorium, 260 W. Federal St., Youngstown;


WEDNESDAY’S PREP RESULTS

BASEBALL Independence (W.Va.) 11, South Range 2 MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. Brandon Youngs and Matt


How will you manage allergies this spring?

Allergy season is right around the corner. Even if you did not realize that, the warring drug


Wednesday around the NBA

Heat 115, Hawks 86 ATLANTA Kelly Olynyk scored 19 points, including 15 on five 3-pointers when


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Tokyo Rosenthal in 2 shows in Valley

Staff report Tokyo Rosenthal, the singer-songwriter whose career spans three decades, will swing


Mill Creek, former cafe operators, reach settlement in lawsuit

The initial complaint filed by Patricia Tinkler and Mitchell Lynch of Friends Roastery asked for $2.2 million


Trooper seize marijuana

Trooper seize marijuana Troopers on Interstate 80 in Trumbull County seized about $50,000 worth of


MLB news & notes

COLORADO ROCKIES OF Blackmon agrees to $108 million deal DENVER The leadoff hitter


Mexico begins distribution of transit visas to migrants

Associated Press MATIAS ROMERO, Mexico The Mexican government began handing out transit or


Kelsey Klim and Kollin Chupa of K Squared marketing know something about the entertainment and event


MLB AT A GLANCE

MLB AT A GLANCE standings american league East Division WLPctGB Boston51.833— New


Dozier, Twins cool sizzling Pirates

Brian Dozier homered for the third straight game.


Backyard apple trees need sun

Q. What type of apple tree should I plant in my backyard? Carl from Youngstown A. There are many


SOCIETY DIGEST || Bridge club will gather Tuesday

Bridge club will gather Tuesday YOUNGSTOWN Trumbull Bridge Club will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at


Tim Dahlberg: Can the new Tiger win at Augusta?

The new, more social, Tiger Woods was only occasionally seen Wednesday at Augusta National.


New Trumbull tourism director starts May 3

New Trumbull tourism director starts May 3


Judging MLK’s legacy

Opinion: By Danny Tyree Cagle Cartoons Decades ago, when I worked in a grocery store, I would frequently


CD RATES

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


Ohio lawmakers must act to diminish gun violence

Editorial: We aren’t surprised the Republican majorities in Congress and in the Ohio General Assembly won’t let


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Contributed photo ‘Romeo and Juliet’ at Main Street Crown Theater Productions will present


Updating and designing flower gardens

Updating and designing flower gardens The design is essential to the look of the landscape, the


Penn National receives 5th casino license

Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. Penn National Gaming was the sole and winning bidder Wednesday


AROUND THE HORN | Wednesday’s other MLB games

AMERICAN LEAGUE Astros 3, Orioles 2 HOUSTON Josh Reddick had three hits and Alex Bregman’s


Wednesday AROUND THE NHL

Wednesday AROUND THE NHL Senators 4, Sabres 2 BUFFALO, N.Y. Matt Duchene scored his team-


Honoring MLK

Thousands march to ‘keep the dream going’ Associated Press MEMPHIS, Tenn. With thoughts on the


The Record Connection plans biggest day ever

Record Store Day is turning it up to 11 this year. Now in its 11th year, the annual celebration of


Pedaling down memory lane

Seniors take virtual bike rides Columbus Dispatch DUBLIN, Ohio As Zeida Inkley pedaled up to


Stocks surge as market escapes early plunge on trade fears

Associated Press After an early jolt, stocks rallied and finished higher Wednesday as investors


Births

Births St. Elizabeth boardman Joseph and Emily Datchuk, Girard, boy, April 3. ST. JOSEPH


national guard Trump orders troops to border

Associated Press WASHINGTON Asserting the situation had reached “a point of crisis,” President


BirdFish Brewing Co., 16 S. Main St., Columbiana

BirdFish Brewing Co., 16 S. Main St., Columbiana Fri: Radio Lark, 7 p.m. Sat: Tokyo Rosenthal, 7


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Getting excited for the gardening season

By Eric Barrett OSU Ext. educator canfield Finally, spring is in the air. We are all itching


Starting new perennial flower garden

Starting new perennial flower garden It’s all about the soil and the weeds. Try these tips for


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Contributed Photo Prince tribute band at theater The Prince Project, a Prince and the Revolution


Jurors recommend death in slaying

Associated Press TOLEDO Jurors are recommending the death penalty for an Ohio man convicted of


Trump scales back US goals in Syria

Trump scales back US goals in Syria WASHINGTON President Donald Trump is dramatically scaling


HAWAII Low rate of unemployment masks problems

Associated Press HONOLULU Are there downsides to a low unemployment rate? In Hawaii, which has


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