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2 lions from Mideast war zones reach South African refuge

Two lions rescued from neglected zoos in war zones in Iraq and Syria arrived in South Africa on Monday to live at a sanctuary with other animals that survived harsh conditions in captivity elsewhere in the world.


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Early warning sign? More states consider animal abuser lists

Son of Sam, Ted Bundy, Jeffrey Dahmer and the Columbine High School shooters are among the infamous criminals who had a history of hurting animals before they went on to target humans, a tendency that’s part of what’s behind a movement to create public online registries of known animal abusers.


YSU alerts campus to robbery at CVS store

YSU alerts campus to robbery at CVS store


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Provost says finances can’t be motivation for hiring more YSU faculty

What’s bad for students is good for YSU, provost says


Lordstown educators, police and parents look at security options

Lordstown educators, police and parents look at security options


Girard considers program for part-time police

Girard considers program for part-time police


Pa. sheriff accused of having officers work on re-election

Pa. sheriff accused of having officers work on re-election


Poland school board discusses security

Poland school board discusses security


Actress Stacey Dash files for California congressional race

Actress Stacey Dash files for California congressional race


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Auto sales expected to drop in February

Auto analysts expect February sales to decline 4 percent year over year


Trump says he's willing to buck NRA; Congress not so sure

Trump says he's willing to buck NRA; Congress not so sure


Supreme Court declines to decide fate of ‘Dreamers’ just yet

Supreme Court declines to decide fate of ‘Dreamers’ just yet


Slight dip at the pump in Northeast Ohio

Slight dip at the pump in Northeast Ohio


Thousands pay their respects to the Rev. Billy Graham

Thousands pay their respects to the Rev. Billy Graham


Austintown officer hit by police cruiser

Austintown officer hit by police cruiser


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John Fogerty and ZZ Top to play Covelli

Both acts headlining Blues and Bayous Tour


West Side couple indicted in death of their child now in jail

West Side couple indicted in death of their child now in jail


Ohio AG sues opioid distribution companies

Ohio AG sues opioid distribution companies


Schiavoni bill allows guns to be removed from those at risk

Schiavoni bill allows guns to be removed from those at risk


Bill Cosby's daughter dies at 44

Bill Cosby's daughter dies at 44


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Cell phones, other technologies make crime fighting easier, prosecutor says

Cell phones, other technologies make crime fighting easier, prosecutor says


Ohio authorities: Body of 6-year-old boy swept into creek found

Ohio authorities: Body of 6-year-old boy swept into creek found


School to close for church ceremony featuring AR-15 rifles

School to close for church ceremony featuring AR-15 rifles


Judge rules against ’Pharma Bro’ on investor losses

Judge rules against ’Pharma Bro’ on investor losses


Local chapter of Audubon Society meets Tuesday in Canfield library

Local chapter of Audubon Society meets Tuesday in Canfield library


Parks Service says DC march will need new site

Parks Service says DC march will need new site


Liberty seventh-grader investigated for posting gun picture

Liberty seventh-grader investigated for posting gun picture


Lowellville council meets tonight

Lowellville council meets tonight


YMHA board meet is Tuesday afternoon

YMHA board meeting is Tuesday afternoon


Lordstown public affair board meets Tuesday

Lordstown public affair board meets Tuesday


Newton Township trustees meet tonight

Newton Township trustees meet tonight


Rich Center receives $500K grant from Youngstown Foundation

Rich Center for Autism receives $500,000 grant from Youngstown Foundation


ZZ Top-John Fogerty tour coming to Covelli Centre

ZZ Top-John Fogerty tour coming to Covelli Centre


25 in attendance for YSU Brown Bag Lunch

25 in attendance for YSU Brown Bag Lunch


Lockup List Monday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


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Several officers, paramedics needed to restrain man

Several officers, paramedics needed to restrain man


Poland library closes on Feb. 27 for water repairs

The Poland library will be closed for the day on Feb. 27.


Police: Man wanted to have his coke and eat it, too

Police: Man wanted to have his coke and eat it, too


Man shot to death early Sunday in Warren has a history with guns

Man shot to death early Sunday in Warren has a history with guns


Felonious assault trial underway

Felonious assault trial underway


Woman faces charges after found passed out in vehicle

Woman faces charges after found passed out in vehicle


Man will be arraigned after chase that reached 90 mph

Man will be arraigned after chase that reached 90 mph


Police seek man involved in 2 East Side robberies

Police seek man involved in 2 East Side robberies


Grand jury declines to indict woman accused of rape

Grand jury declines to indict woman accused of rape


US new-home sales drop 7.8 percent in January to 593,000

US new-home sales drop 7.8 percent in January to 593,000


Some owners are destroying their guns after Florida shooting

Some owners are destroying their guns after Florida shooting


Coupons at counters help Second Harvest feed locals

Coupons at counters help Second Harvest feed locals


CBS launching a 24-hour streaming sports news network

CBS launching a 24-hour streaming sports news network


Stocks open higher on Wall Street

Markets Right Now: Stocks open higher on Wall Street


Supreme Court rejects administration appeal over immigration

Supreme Court rejects administration appeal over immigration


Pittsburgh teachers to strike this week if no deal reached

Pittsburgh teachers to strike this week if no deal reached


Public pays respect to the Rev. Billy Graham

Public pays respect to the Rev. Billy Graham


Plane passenger facing charges after he opens emergency exit

Plane passenger facing charges after he opens emergency exit


New York to remember 1993 World Trade Center bombing

New York to remember 1993 World Trade Center bombing


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YSU sweeps Horizon League track tourney

The Penguins continued their tradition of elite performances

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Black customers allege discrimination at Boardman restaurant

Boardman restaurant accused of discrimination


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Black customers allege discrimination at Boardman restaurant

Boardman restaurant accused of discrimination


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Residents are expressing concern over proposed injection wells

ODNR says it is still reviewing the three proposed injection wells in Brookfield


Boardman swim team makes colorful splash

Boardman swim team makes colorful splash

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Dixon Elementary students jump rope for charity

Dixon Elementary students jump rope for charity

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YAPA celebrates anniversary

YAPA celebrates anniversary

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Surplus food/clothing

Surplus food/clothing Alpha and Omega First Baptist Church, 3120 Winton Ave., Youngstown, lunch,


Political end to Olympics: N. Korea offers talks with US

Associated Press PYEONGCHANG, South Korea The overtly political 2018 Winter Olympics closed


What the battle of memos on FBI surveillance showed

Associated Press WASHINGTON In the battle of the classified memos in the House Intelligence


US lawmakers lack consensus to act on guns

Associated Press WASHINGTON After a 10-day break, members of Congress are returning to work


Russians capture gold medal in hockey

Germans fall in overtime for first silver medal


YAPA celebrates anniversary

Staff report BOARDMAN The Youngstown Alumnae Panhellenic Association is celebrating its 92nd


Births

Births St. Elizabeth boardman Sara Sanders and Nick McCartney, Youngstown, boy, Feb. 24.


Board approves calendar revisions

Board approves calendar revisions AUSTINTOWN During a recent special board meeting, the


5 dead after tornado, flooding in US storms

Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. The death toll rose to at least five Sunday after severe


Students return to school in Fla.

Associated Press PARKLAND, Fla. Students at a Florida high school where 17 of their classmates


YEARS AGO FOR FEB. 26

Today is Monday, Feb. 26, the 57th day of 2018. There are 308 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


Thomas wins PGA playoff

His wedge shot comes through in clutch


OSU’s Mitchell’s No. 3 in scoring

Buckeyes get bye to quarterfinals


The Oscars are six days away. Here is a peek behind the curtain of Hollywood’s big night that

The Oscars are six days away. Here is a peek behind the curtain of Hollywood’s big night that


Harvick captures rain-delayed Atlanta victory

Keselowski finishes second


Spurs down Cavs to end four-game skid

James scores 33 in loss at the Q


Agenda Tuesday

Agenda Tuesday Lordstown Village Council, 5 p.m., streets sidewalks public parks buildings grounds


The victim, Martell Williams, was shot multiple times in the chest and stomach

Staff report WARREN Warren police are investigating a possible homicide at the Stonegate


Flooding woes ebb in Ohio

Associated Press COLUMBUS Preparations by local and state officials ahead of heavy rains and


Winter Olympics produces oohs, ughs

Curling, hockey gold among the highlights


LETTERS: Sen. Brown: Trump must act fast on steel dumping

Opinion: Sen Brown: Trump must act fast on steel dumping The Vindicator is exactly right – the Trump


USA medal haul dips

USOC chief to investigate


prep sports at a glance

SCHEDULE TODAY GIRLS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT DIVISION II At Austintown Fitch West Branch


HEAP helps people keep the home fires burning

Editorial: In announcing his plan to eliminate funding for a federal program that helps people – especially


All we need is love

Opinion: By Michael Reagan Cagle Cartoons We live in a country where liberals are constantly working to


METRO DIGEST | Man wields knife inside Community Kitchen in Youngstown

Man wields knife at Youngstown’s Community Kitchen YOUNGSTOWN Youngstown police charged a city


YCS accepting applications


Library to host speaker


Club to host speaker


WORLD DIGEST|| Average price of US gas falls 6 cents, to $2.59 a gallon

Average price of US gas falls 6 cents, to $2.59 a gallon CAMARILLO, Calif. The average price


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Youngstown pastor traces ongoing path of civil-rights movement in United States

Youngstown pastor traces ongoing path of civil-rights movement in United States

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