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Mom gets 180 days for leaving toddler while on beer run

Candis Wynn, 31, was sentenced to 180 days in the Trumbull County jail after she left her 2-year-old daughter at home while she went on a beer run, according to court records.


Viaduct to be renamed for slain Girard officer

The Girard-McDonald viaduct will officially be renamed the Officer Justin Leo Memorial Bridge on Sept. 3.


Hubbard fire department gets new pumper/tanker engine

The Eagle Joint Fire District will have a new and improved tanker engine as part of its fleet next year.


Wounded man arrested on 2 warrants

Reports said a man wounded in a shooting early Friday on the South Side was taken into custody on two warrants.


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UPDATE | Boardman police ask residents to avoid travel after storm

Heavy rain flooded a portion of Market Street and Shields Road in Boardman.


Campbell couple sentenced for infant's broken bones

Campbell couple sentenced for infant's broken bones


Roger Stone associate held in contempt in Russia probe

Roger Stone associate held in contempt in Russia probe


Democrat Richard Cordray says GOP ads in Ohio governor race false

Democrat Richard Cordray says GOP ads in Ohio governor race false


Cleveland Orchestra receives $9.3 million donation

Cleveland Orchestra receives $9.3 million donation


Family of slain Ohio man sues retailer that sold killer gun

Family of slain Ohio man sues retailer that sold killer gun


New Jersey authorities: Gunman kills football coach, shoots at police

New Jersey authorities: Gunman kills football coach, shoots at police


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White House says Omarosa claim of Trump racism is ‘false’

White House says Omarosa claim of Trump racism is ‘false’


Jason Kokrak on first page of leader board at PGA Championship

Jason Kokrak on first page of leader board at PGA Championship


Newborn boy found inside toilet at Ohio Burger King

Newborn boy found inside toilet at Ohio Burger King


Youngstown woman faces multiple felony drug charges

Youngstown woman faces multiple felony drug charges


Homeless advocate says banning Cincy encampments is not the answer

Homeless advocate says banning Cincy encampments is not the answer


Penn Medicine eliminating sugary drinks in facilities

Penn Medicine eliminating sugary drinks in facilities


Pa. officials: Beaver that attacked kayaker, daughter was rabid

Pa. officials: Beaver that attacked kayaker, daughter was rabid


Ohio man shot by police officer acquitted of charges

Ohio man shot by police officer acquitted of charges


Companies to extend broadband internet access in rural Ohio

Companies to extend broadband internet access in rural Ohio


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Man wounded on South Side arrested on warrants

Man wounded on South Side arrested on warrants


St. Louis DA win latest victory for Black Lives Matter

St. Louis DA win latest victory for Black Lives Matter


MANAFORT TRIAL | Prosecutors to rest case at Manafort financial fraud trial

Prosecutors to rest case at Manafort financial fraud trial


Lockup List Friday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


Authorities: Pa. pizza deliveryman shoots, kills would-be robber

Authorities: Pa. pizza deliveryman shoots, kills would-be robber


Firefighters battle to curb wildfire before winds return

Firefighters battle to curb wildfire before winds return


NFL players protest during anthem, drawing rebuke from Trump

NFL players protest during anthem, drawing rebuke from Trump


Kimani Hodges gets life in prison for 2016 murder

Kimani Hodges get life in prison for 2016 murder


Ohio motorcyclist critically injured in crash with SUV

Ohio motorcyclist critically injured in crash with SUV


Columbus officer wounded, man killed during police confrontation

Columbus officer wounded, man killed during police confrontation


Russian PM strongly warns US against ramping up sanctions

Russian PM strongly warns US against ramping up sanctions


UPDATE | Shooting in Canadian city leaves 4 dead, including 2 police

Shooting in Canadian city leaves 4 dead, including 2 police


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New Browns QBs Taylor, Mayfield sharp in victory

Cleveland Browns' Rashard Higgins (81) is tackled by New York Giants' Darian Thompson (27) during the first half of a preseason NFL football game Thursday in East Rutherford, N.J.


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Mellencamp exhibition set to premiere at Butler

New exhibition of paintings by Mellencamp will open at the Butler Institute of American Art


Yo-Yo Ma’s Valley visit celebrates regional arts

Yo-Yo Ma’s visit to the Mahoning Valley on Monday will be a full day of culture, entertainment and discussion on how the arts can revitalize the region.


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YSU defense gets upper hand in practice

Youngstown State's Colby Cooper, white, attempts a one-handed catch while being covered by Darius Hall during the team's practice Tuesday morning at Stambaugh Stadium.


About 200 people turned out for a YSU appliance sale

Selection wiped out by bulk buyers at YSU appliance sale, social media users say


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Scramble, long-drive event will get Greatest going

The ninth annual Greatest Golfer of the Valley week-long menu of competition starts Monday.


Valley connections in Steelers’ win

YSU’s Damoun Patterson, Liberty’s Fitzgerald Toussaint score TDs in rout of Eagles.


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Expert witness issue could delay Hoerig trial

An issue raised by the defense over an expert witness could force a delay to the scheduled Sept. 17 aggravated-murder trial of Claudia Hoerig.


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2019 Cruze now rolling off line at GM Lordstown

The 2019 Cruze features a new design and upgrades.


SPORTS DIGEST || Draper strikes out nine in Scrappers’ victory

Zach Draper scattered six hits and struck out a season-high nine over five scoreless innings as the Mahoning Valley Scrappers beat the Williamsport Crosscutters 4-1 on Thursday night in New York-Penn Leagye action at Bowman Field.


Shooter leans back into country

By KRISTIN M. HALL Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. As the son of two iconic country


Spike Lee’s ‘BlacKkKlansman’ is not to be missed Epic and essential

‘BlacKkKlansman’ Grade: 3 and a half stars (out of 4) Rating: R for language throughout,


Shark thriller goes deep, stays shallow ‘THE MEG’

‘The Meg’ Grade: 2 stars (out of 4) Rating: PG-13 for action/peril, bloody images and some


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Safety Village at Boardman a hit with kids

Michael Salser, resource officer at Boardman Center Intermediate School, reads to incoming kindergarteners Thursday during Safety Village at Glenwood Junior High School.


Youngstown to open play in PONY 14-U World Series

The Youngstown All-Stars are one of six United States squads in this year’s 10-team field.


Blight reduction causes downturn in arsons, Campbell officials say

Mayor Nick Phillips said the code enforcement and zoning efforts were resulting in a “brighter picture in Campbell’s neighborhoods.”


Mahoning Democrats and Republicans to have voter registration drive Saturday

The drive will provide a convenient way for residents to register to vote.


Local agencies collaborate to bring new food-service program to Mahoning County

The food-service program would operate out of the former Youngstown Developmental Center.


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Mobile cigar shop captures look, feel of classic lounges

Cut and Toast Premium Cigars — a mobile cigar shop — is owned and run by Marc Len, left, and Dave Ladigo. The shop can be taken to events such as festivals, golf outings or private parties.


TRUMBULL COUNTY Issues/liquor options

Issues and liquor options that will appear on the November ballot. The filing deadline was


42 public entities in Valley seek local taxes as state aid dries up

Opinion: There is no shortage of communities, school districts and other government entities in Mahoning and


Final workshop in Collection Management

Final workshop in Collection Management YOUNGSTOWN Sherri Goudy, local History Corps.


YEARS AGO FOR AUG. 10

Today is Friday, Aug. 10, the 222nd day of 2018. There are 143 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


Surplus food/clothing

Surplus food/clothing East Side Crime Watch, 1001 Oak St., at the corner of Fruit Street,


$3.9B buyout of Tribune by Sinclair ends in acrimony

Associated Press NEW YORK The $3.9 billion buyout of Tribune Media by Sinclair collapsed


BIRTHS

Births St. Elizabeth boardman hospital Kelly Parker and James Meyers, Canfield, boy, Aug. 8.


MAHONING COUNTY | Indictments

A Mahoning County grand jury handed up indictments Thursday against these people on these charges:


Chaney High Cowboys bring back old logo

Chaney High Cowboys bring back old logo YOUNGSTOWN The votes are in and the Chaney High School


ODDLY ENOUGH

ODDLY ENOUGH Woman strangles rabid fox attacking her in her backyard PITTSGROVE, N.J. A woman


Marilyn Monroe dresses go on block

Associated Press LOS ANGELES Dresses that belonged to Marilyn Monroe along with an autographed


Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks: v Kool & the Gang, 8 p.m.: The R&B/funk legends will perform ($40 to


CLUB CALENDAR

ASSOCIATIONS Mahoning Valley Railroad Heritage Association Museum, 1340 Poland Ave., Youngstown,


METRO DIGEST || Portman announces funds to fight opioid epidemic

Portman announces funds to fight opioid epidemic YOUNGSTOWN The Mahoning County Alcohol, Drug


Muslim cleric: Grandson found buried at New Mexico compound

Associated Press TAOS, N.M. A severely disabled Georgia boy who authorities say was kidnapped by


Illness lands Indians’ Martin on 10-day DL

Martin is batting .333 with two home runs and four RBIs in six games since being acquired from Detroit.


Court orders removal of pesticide

Associated Press WASHINGTON A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that the Trump administration


Oust school board, say school-massacre families

Associated Press SUNRISE, FLA. The parents and spouses of the Florida high-school massacre’s


Woodland fires 64 for PGA lead

Gary Woodland fell in love with Bellerive when he first played it a month ago.


Pence outlines US Space Force plan for ‘the next battlefield’

Associated Press WASHINGTON Pointing to growing threats and competition from Russia and China,


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EDITORIAL - Making music, making history in Youngstown

Editorial: Saturday, August 11, 2018, promises to be one historic red-letter day for the city of Youngstown.


Trump’s wall is wrong priority

Opinion: By Joe Guzzardi Cagle Cartoons Once, August was a tranquil time on Capitol Hill. But that’s no


Inside the ropes with … Jason Kokrak

Inside the ropes with … Jason Kokrak Thursday: The Warren JFK graduate shot a 2-under par 68 in


Brantley gives Indians another walk-off win

The Indians took 3 of 4 from the rival Twins.


Ohio to add area code

Ohio to add area code COLUMBUS The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio says another area code


Hamas: Gaza, Israel cease-fire reached

Associated Press JERUSALEM Gaza’s Hamas rulers said late Thursday that a truce had been reached


BUSINESSSFlbdigest

Shepherd of Valley to host job fair YOUNGSTOWN Shepherd of the Valley will host a job fair for


3 Japanese carmakers admit faking data

Associated Press TOKYO Japanese automakers Suzuki Motor Corp., Mazda Motor Corp. and Yamaha


As smoke chokes California, experts warn of air quality

Associated Press SACRAMENTO, CALIF. A dull haze and the faint smell of smoke from distant blazes


Austintown man arrested on kidnapping, assault charges

Woman reports being assaulted and held against her will by Austintown man.


3rd strong quake shakes Lombok; death toll tops 300

Associated Press TANJUNG, Indonesia The Indonesian island of Lombok was shaken by a third big


The DeChellises observe golden anniversary

CANFIELD Mr. and Mrs. Lou DeChellis of Canfield recently celebrated their golden anniversary with


Harry Potter fans solve clues to find lost diadem

By NATALIE WRIGHT nscott@vindy.com Sleuths and fans from throughout the area came to the Poland

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Boardman Community Briefs

F5RS hosts open house on Aug. 11 The Summer Bun-cation Open House will take place on Aug. 11 from


Poland Community Briefs

Epic Dance Complex hosts open house and registration on Aug. 15 Epic Dance Complex is now


Participants make lava stone necklaces at the library

By JESSICA HARKER jharker@vindy.com On July 10, the Poland library hosted a make your own

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Aug. 3

Aug. 3 Theft: A Jennette Drive woman alleged a former tenant took a washing machine and dryer, a


The Brookses celebrate their 60th anniversary

CANFIELD Mr. and Mrs. Loran Brooks of Canfield recently celebrated their 60th anniversary at


Farmers market offers raffle for DAV

By JESSICA HARKER jharker@vindy.com The Austintown Farmers Market had a special event on July 2

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Austintown Community Briefs

Epic Dance Complex hosts open house and registration on Aug. 15 Epic Dance Complex is now


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Library celebrates end of summer with ice cream

The Poland library hosted an end of summer reading Ice Cream Bash on Aug. 2.

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Farmers Market collects school supplies for Austintown

The Austintown Farmers Market hosted a school supplies drive at their weekly event on July 30 to benefit Austintown public schools.

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Christine Simko, Eric Pelosi to exchange vows

canfield Tom and Mary Simko of Canfield are announcing the engagement and forthcoming marriage of


Anthony performs wonders of magic and illusion

By NATALIE WRIGHT nscott@vindy.com Families were wow-ed with a performance by magician and

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Canfield Sports Briefs

Neighbors wants fall sports news Sun and warmer days will soon come to pass and fall athletics are


Canfield library reserves parking spaces for veterans

The Canfield library, in conjunction with the American Legion Post 177 in Canfield, have designated


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YACCB plays Boardman Park concert series

The Youngstown Area Community Concert Band played at the Boardman Park on July 26 at the Maag Outdoor Theatre.

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Austintown library teaches infants literacy

By JESSICA HARKER jharker@vindy.com One of the Austintown libraries most popular programs, Baby

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Canfield Community Briefs

Treasure in a Trunk sale On Aug. 10 from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Aug. 11 from 9 a.m. until 3


Libraries youngest patrons learn literacy skills

By JESSICA HARKER jharker@vindy.com The Poland library hosted its weekly Baby Brilliant

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Bubble blowing at Riverside Gardens

By JESSICA HARKER jharker@vindy.com The Mill Creek Park hosted an event titled Family Fun Friday

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DAV hosts trunk sale on Sept. 8

The DAV, Disabled American Veterans Chapter 2 “Junk In The Trunk Sale” will take place on Sept. 8


Learn what’s in your lunch at Mill Creek Park

By JESSICA HARKER jharker@vindy.com Have you ever wondered “How did that get in my lunch

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DAV hosts trunk sale on Sept. 8

The DAV, Disabled American Veterans Chapter 2 “Junk In The Trunk Sale” will take place on Sept. 8


DAV hosts trunk sale on Sept. 8

The DAV, Disabled American Veterans Chapter 2 “Junk In The Trunk Sale” will take place on Sept. 8


Learn what’s in your lunch at Mill Creek park

By JESSICA HARKER jharker@vindy.com Have you ever wondered “How did that get in my lunch

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Bubble blowing at Riverside Gardens

By JESSICA HARKER jharker@vindy.com The Mill Creek Park hosted an event titled Family Fun

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The Jim Frank Combo plays music in the park

By JESSICA HARKER jharker@vindy.com The Jim Frank combo played a concert at Mauthe Park on

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Three new doctors join Ankle & Foot Care Centers

On Aug. 1, Ankle & Foot Care Centers announced the addition of Dr. Michael Stas, Dr. Bradley Backoff

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DAV hosts trunk sale on Sept. 8

The DAV, Disabled American Veterans Chapter 2 “Junk In The Trunk Sale” will take place on Sept. 8


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Local dance studio wins big at national championships

Epic Dance Complex of Canfield competed at the Revolution National Talent Competition June 24-28 in Pensacola, Fla.

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Anthony performs wonders of magic and illusion

By NATALIE WRIGHT nscott@vindy.com Families were wow-ed with a performance by magician and

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