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Ex-Mahoning Auditor Sciortino released from probation

Ex-Mahoning County Auditor Michael Sciortino, who served time in a halfway house for illegal use of county computers, is no longer on probation.


Friday's Light Up the Night event to include naloxone training

On Friday, about 100 luminarias will light up the night in the city.


Jury finds Jarell guilty of killing stepmom, other charges

After about three hours of deliberations, a Mahoning County jury Tuesday found James Jarrell guilty of the murder of his 55-year-old stepmother.


Activists demand Y'town lawmakers take action against predatory land contracts

Activists demanding the city take efforts to protect residents from predatory land contracts took to Youngstown City Hall Tuesday to demand action.


DeSantis wins Florida Republican nomination for governor; Scott faces clash for Senate

DeSantis wins Florida Republican nomination for governor; Scott faces clash for Senate


Trumbull County administrator not expected to return

Trumbull County administrator not expected to return


UPDATE | Woman dead in Austintown crash

One dead in Austintown crash


Ohio candidate provides details of alleged domestic abuse

Ohio candidate provides details of alleged domestic abuse


Ex-Texas cop guilty of murder for killing unarmed black teen

Ex-Texas cop guilty of murder for killing unarmed black teen


Judge denies temporary restraining order in TJX matter

Judge denies temporary restraining order in TJX matter

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Texan says he's selling 3-D-printed gun plans, despite ruling

Texan says he's selling 3-D-printed gun plans, despite ruling


Man who died off Lake Michigan pier was from Ohio

Man who died off Lake Michigan pier was from Ohio


Fla. shooting suspect was able to buy guns despite mental illness

Fla. shooting suspect was able to buy guns despite mental illness


Talks with Canadian officials expected after US-Mexico deal

Talks with Canadian officials expected after US-Mexico deal


ACTION meeting on predatory lending is today at Youngstown City Hall

ACTION meeting on predatory lending is today at Youngstown City Hall


GOP slows efforts to rename Senate building for McCain

GOP slows efforts to rename Senate building for McCain


Surveillance images released of man sought in Pa. model’s death

Surveillance images released of man sought in Pa. model’s death


Pennsylvania to start pre-qualifying residents for a Real ID

Pennsylvania to start pre-qualifying residents for a Real ID


Kimani Hodges files appeal of his murder conviction

Killer files appeal of his murder conviction


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Woman pleads not guilty after youth football fracas

Woman pleads not guilty after youth football fracas


Report: Nearly 3,000 deaths in Puerto Rico linked to Maria

Report: Nearly 3,000 deaths in Puerto Rico linked to Maria


Fans mourn Aretha Franklin at gospel-infused public viewing

Fans mourn Aretha Franklin at gospel-infused public viewing


Lockup List Tuesday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


JARRELL TRIAL | Jury finds man guilty of murder

JARRELL TRIAL | Closing arguments get underway at 1 p.m.


Ohio State: Meyer met with team after suspension announced

Ohio State: Meyer met with team after suspension announced


Trump takes on Google in complaints about social media

Trump takes on Google in complaints about social media


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Blitz Live Poll — McDonald's Cintron surges in voting for Blitz Player of Week

The first week of high school football is in, and The Vindy's Blitz is looking for your vote on the top games and players.


Worldwide gun deaths reach 250,000 yearly; US ranks high

Worldwide gun deaths reach 250,000 yearly; US ranks high


Mahoning Co. commissioner candidate says yard signs stolen in Boardman

Mahoning Co. commissioner candidate says yard signs stolen in Boardman


Ohio urges motorists to stay alert as schools begin

Ohio urges motorists to stay alert as schools begin


Hollywood Gaming to open its expanded outdoor gaming area Friday

Hollywood Gaming to open its expanded gaming area Friday


Fifth Avenue widening project in Youngstown to cost $21M

Fifth Avenue widening project in Youngstown to cost $21M


Reminder: No garbage collection in Youngstown on Labor Day

Reminder: No garbage collection in Youngstown on Labor Day


Martin Luther King Jr.’s daughter to speak in Cincinnati

Martin Luther King Jr.’s daughter to speak in Cincinnati


Police: 3 injured in shooting near Cincy firehouse

Police: 3 injured in shooting near Cincy firehouse


Iran president fails to appease lawmakers in economic crisis

Iran president fails to appease lawmakers in economic crisis


Route 422 reopened this morning after Monday evening crash

Route 422 reopened this morning after Monday evening crash


Liberty school board approves school resource officer partnership

Liberty police chief is seeking grants for additional school resource officers


Man turns down plea offers in shooting case

Could face murder charges at later date if victim dies


WRTA will double service on its Warren Express route

Buses will leave hourly from Federal Station from Monday through Saturday


Results of TJX vote certified by Trumbull elections board

Results of TJX vote certified by Trumbull elections board


Reunions & Class Notes

Editor’s note: Readers are asked to note the change in the deadline for items for the Reunions &


ODDLY ENOUGH

ODDLY ENOUGH Mom who hosted $25k prom send-off accused of fraud PHILADELPHIA A Philadelphia


Ginobili retires with Spurs

The member of the San Antonio Spurs’ “Big 3” calls it quits after 16 NBA seasons.


Buckeyes interim coach stays mum on scandal

Investigators did not quiz Day


Livestock project will help food bank

Livestock project will help food bank YOUNGSTOWN The 10th annual Canfield Fair Junior Fair


Vandalism reported

Vandalism reported AUSTINTOWN Police said someone reportedly spray-painted a racial slur on the


Defendant says he was provoked when killing stepmom

Prosecution rests in West Side murder case


studies Most people won’t benefit from daily aspirin

Associated Press Taking a low-dose aspirin every day has long been known to cut the chances of


Pope’s alleged cover-up pivots on when or if sanctions were imposed

Associated Press VATICAN CITY The archbishop of Washington on Monday “categorically denied”


YEARS AGO FOR AUG. 28

Today is Tuesday, Aug. 28, the 240th day of 2018. There are 125 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


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Robotic surgeries continue to evolve

The mission of Mercy Health has remained steadfast since the Sisters of the Humility of Mary began providing health care services more than 100 years ago.


Top student loan official resigns

Associated Press NEW YORK The government’s top official overseeing the $1.5 trillion student


Three men face drug charges after detective witnesses Liberty Wal-Mart drug deal

Bond set at $12,500 for accused Youngstown drug dealer


U.S. Sen. John McCain

U.S. Sen. John McCain Quotes U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, a Cincinnati-area Republican: “John McCain


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Poland board approves memorandum with teachers

School board compensates teachers involved in building reconfiguration


Live music performances on television shows this week include:

Live music performances on television shows this week include: v Meghan Trainor: Tonight on “Jimmy


Agenda Wednesday

Agenda Wednesday McDonald Village Board of Zoning Appeals, 6 p.m., meeting to discuss a variance


Births

Births St. Elizabeth boardman hospital Marc and Briana Chiarello, Campbell, boy, Aug. 26. John


Top-seeded Halep ousted in Round 1

Four seeded men lose on Day 1


Associated Press

Associated Press THE HAGUE, Netherlands Iran warned Monday that re-imposed U.S. sanctions would


US, Mexico tentatively set to replace NAFTA

Associated Press WASHINGTON Snubbing Canada, the Trump administration reached a preliminary deal


Mooney/Hoban football tickets available

Mooney/Hoban football tickets available Youngstown Tickets for Cardinal Mooney football’s game


PGA Tour revamps FedEx format

Cash bonus to leader on the way


Infielders lead Scrappers over Crosscutters

Jose Fermin and Tyler Freeman recorded back-to-back RBIs in the third to give Mahoning Valley a win.


New post office site set to open Sept. 4

New post office site set to open Sept. 4 YOUNGSTOWN The U.S. Postal Service announced a new


Trustees discuss flooding, approve purchases

Boardman trustees discussed flood relief and prevention


Preps at a Glance

MONDAY’S RESULTS BOYS SOCCER Columbiana 7, Heartland Christian 3 COLUMBIANA Hunter Oliver


Foster returns to practice

Steelers acquire wide receiver Switzer from Raiders


Selected local stocks

Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Alcoa Inc., 43.870.43 Aqua America, .20 37.35


Owning a home can be a pain

Opinion: By Tom Purcell Cagle Cartoons Younger generations buying fewer homes than prior generations is


Trump pettiness threatens security of United States

Editorial: There’s a reason why security clearance is maintained for a select number of former federal


’68 Democratic Party convention set the stage for GOP ascendency

Opinion: By David M. SHRIBMAN Andrews McMeel Syndication The whole world was watching. And for the past


Gordon vows to stick around

Browns WR won’t play in final exhibition game


Brady hangs up on talk radio interview

Questions about his trainer prompted a protest


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