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Razor-thin lead for Balderson in Ohio race, with 3,367 provisionals yet to be counted

A special election that tested President Donald Trump’s clout and cost both parties millions of dollars in battleground Ohio was too close to call late Tuesday.


Wise-cracking driver could face charges

A city man may find out that his wisecracking to a police officer was not a good idea.


Music, motorcycles, Handel's ice cream enjoyed at Y'town Night Out

Community leaders say Tuesday’s National Night Out picnic is the kind of event that brings people together and betters relations between residents and the police who patrol their streets.


Warren Township suing to evict recovery home

Warren Township trustees have filed legal action against the owner of a recovery house at 4015 Leavitt Drive, saying it violates the single-family residential zoning for the neighborhood.


Ronald Hellman charged in human trafficking operation involving 80 victims

Maj. Jeff Allen of the Mahoning County Sheriff’s Office said Ronald Hellman, 50, of Irma Avenue, was part of a group of people who preyed on young women and juveniles, especially people who had drug problems.


UPDATE: O'Conner, Balderson neck and neck; Whitmer, Schuette, Marshall, McCaskill, Hawley post wins

O'Connor, Balderson neck and neck in today's coveted U.S. House seat primary.


O’Connor leads Balderson in special election early returns

O’Connor leads Balderson in special election early returns


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Elections test Trump clout in Ohio and other battlegrounds

Elections test Trump clout in Ohio, other battlegrounds


Mayor says Niles working its way out of fiscal emergency

Mayor says Niles working its way out of fiscal emergency


Safety Village is Thursday in Boardman

Safety Village is Thursday in Boardman


Man accused of running over woman's leg

Man accused of running over woman's leg


Browns rookie Antonio Callaway cited for marijuana possession

Browns rookie Antonio Callaway cited for marijuana possession


More than 700,000 foreigners overstayed visas last year

More than 700,000 foreigners overstayed visas last year


Stan Mikita, who led Blackhawks to 1961 title, dies at 78

Stan Mikita, who led Blackhawks to 1961 title, dies at 78


Kasich eyes surplus to top off Ohio rainy-day fund

Kasich eyes surplus to top off Ohio rainy-day fund


Paper faces contempt for story on Fla. school shooting suspect

Paper faces contempt for story on Fla. school shooting suspect


Tesla CEO drops latest bombshell with $72B buyout proposal

Tesla CEO drops latest bombshell with $72B buyout proposal


Prosecutors: Man in subway bombing said: 'More is coming'

Prosecutors: Man in subway bombing said: 'More is coming'


Study: 1 in 7 children of Zika-infected moms have problems

Study: 1 in 7 children of Zika-infected moms have problems


ABC to celebrate 90 years of Mickey Mouse

ABC to celebrate 90 years of Mickey Mouse


Canfield lawyer announces run for Mahoning County court judge

Canfield lawyer announces run for Mahoning County court judge


2 children safely removed, dad hospitalized after standoff in Philly

2 children safely removed, dad hospitalized after standoff in Philly


Man who shot 2 Indian men in Kansas bar sentenced to life

Man who shot 2 Indian men in Kansas bar sentenced to life


Youngstown parks department hosts Thursday event for summer campers

Youngstown parks department hosts Thursday event for summer campers


I-680 northbound ramp to South Avenue closed Wednesday night

I-680 northbound ramp to South Avenue closed Wednesday night


Warren man charged with indecent exposure

Warren man charged with indecent exposure


Experts question benefits of fluoride-free toothpaste

Experts question benefits of fluoride-free toothpaste


West Branch school board puts earned income tax on fall ballot

West Branch school board puts earned income tax on fall ballot


'Smarter' man now may face drug charges after wisecrack

'Smarter' man now may face drug charges after wisecrack


Lockup List Tuesday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


Still raging: Largest wildfire in California history grows

Still raging: Largest wildfire in California history grows


Pa. Gov. Wolf sets up commission to address LGBTQ-related issues

Pa. Gov. Wolf sets up commission to address LGBTQ-related issues


Police: Body recovered from Lake Erie near beach

Police: Body recovered from Lake Erie near beach


LeBron’s Ohio school would welcome visit from first lady

LeBron’s Ohio school would welcome visit from first lady


Authorities: South Side man part of human-trafficking investigation

Authorities: South Side man part of human-trafficking investigation


Iran weighs response as US sanctions bite

Iran weighs response as US sanctions bite


Warren cops replace man's stolen wheelchair

Warren cops replace man's stolen wheelchair


Mathews school board has special meeting Wednesday

Mathews school board has special meeting Wednesday


MANAFORT TRIAL UPDATE | Manafort trial at break over campaign question

Manafort trial at break over campaign question


OH WOW! closed during day Friday to prepare for fundraiser

OH WOW! closed during day Friday to prepare for fundraiser


Walgreens pharmacy, AAA11 provide fall-prevention resources today

Walgreens pharmacy, AAA11 provide fall-prevention resources today


East Side man recovering from gunshot wound

East Side man recovering from gunshot wound


Judge Krichbaum sentences man to two years in prison

Judge Krichbaum sentences man to two years in prison


Brookfield trustees have special meeting at 5 p.m. today

Brookfield trustees have special meeting at 5 p.m. today


New mayor of Niles faces long list of challenges

Editorial: Mayor Steve Mientkiewicz must focus on finances and restoration of public trust in Niles city government


McDonald school board meets Wednesday

McDonald school board meets Wednesday


OHIO RACE | Ohio contest could signal Democrats' momentum for November

Ohio contest could signal Democrats' momentum for November


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Scrappers fall in 11th

State College escapes a jam to beat Mahoning Valley.


Ohio special election today will be watched for clues to November

Associated Press COLUMBUS A Democrat is within striking distance of winning a congressional race


Bauer hits strikeout goal in Tribe rout

Trevor Bauer reached a milestone Monday night.


Selected local stocks

Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Alcoa Inc., 42.810.08 Aqua America, .20 37.38


Births

Births St. Elizabeth boardman hospital Tausha Milender, Youngstown, boy, Aug. 4. Deedra Gill