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Trial for suspect in freezer murder delayed

The trial date for a man accused of killing his girlfriend and stuffing her in a freezer was moved from August to October.


Struthers schools planning how to stop deficit spending

The Struthers City Schools’ five-year budget forecast suggests the district will continue negative spending well into the 2020s, but the board of education has plans to correct the course.


Youngstown company approved for work around Harding Elementary

The city’s board of control signed a $155,617 contract with a Youngstown company to improve deteriorated concrete sidewalks around and near Harding Elementary School on the North Side.


Youngstown man shot in kitchen under investigation

Police said a man shot late Wednesday in the kitchen of a West Side home will probably face charges himself.


Struthers BOE planning to correct deficit spending

Struthers City Schools’ five-year budget forecast suggests the district will continue negative spending well into the 2020s, but the board of education has plans to correct the course.


Ex-Craig Beach chief gets prison for receiving nude teen photos

Ex-police chief gets prison for receiving nude teen photos


Ohio man pleads not guilty to hate crimes in attack on protesters

Ohio man pleads not guilty to hate crimes in attack on protesters


Silence in newsrooms as 5 slain at Maryland paper remembered

Silence in newsrooms as 5 slain at Maryland paper remembered


Eastgate Regional citizens advisory board meets at 6 p.m. today

Eastgate Regional citizens advisory board meets today at 6 p.m.


Scandal-plagued EPA Administrator Pruitt resigns

Scandal-plagued EPA Administrator Pruitt resigns

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49 missing as boat overturns in seas off Thailand

49 missing as boat overturns in seas off Thailand


Trump loses effort to block 2 California immigration laws

Trump loses effort to block 2 California immigration laws


Ohio's high court denies stay of execution for condemned killer

Ohio's high court denies stay of execution for condemned killer


Ryan tours facility for unaccompanied children in Michigan

Ryan tours facility for unaccompanied children in Michigan


Pa. block party shooting leaves man dead, off-duty cop wounded

Pa. block party shooting leaves man dead, off-duty cop wounded


Big tree found near farm may be among Pennsylvania’s largest

Big tree found near farm may be among Pennsylvania’s largest


Ohio man pleads guilty in ex-girlfriend’s burning death

Ohio man pleads guilty in ex-girlfriend’s burning death


Youngstown firefighters kept busy battling three blazes

Youngstown firefighters kept busy battling three blazes


Lockup List Thursday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


US Rep. Jordan denies claims he knew of Ohio State sex abuse

US Rep. Jordan denies claims he knew of Ohio State sex abuse


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Novoa murder trial moved to October

Novoa murder trial moved to October


Tucson police: Man fatally shot by neighbor who called 911

Tucson police: Man fatally shot by neighbor who called 911


Austintown police arrest woman for smacking, kicking cop

Austintown police arrest woman for smacking, kicking cop


Pittsburgh police: Teen boy lit, threw fireworks at July Fourth event

Pittsburgh police: Teen boy lit, threw fireworks at July Fourth event


Trump calls on Congress to fix 'insane' immigration laws

Trump calls on Congress to fix 'insane' immigration laws


EU extends sanctions against Russia for 6 months

EU extends sanctions against Russia for 6 months


Salem school board meeting Friday is canceled

Salem special school board meeting Friday is canceled


Russia accuses Britain of poisoning 'intrigues'

Russia accuses Britain of poisoning 'intrigues'


UPDATE | Statue of Liberty climber pleads not guilty to trespassing

Statue of Liberty climber pleads not guilty to trespassing


Health network denies liability in Ohio fertility clinic lawsuits

Health network denies liability in Ohio fertility clinic lawsuits


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Family affair at Soap Gallery

An art exhibition featuring works by Judith Szabo Lepore and her two sons, Jeff and Justin Terlecki. will open Friday at the Soap Gallery


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Youngstown police investigating West Side shooting

Youngstown police investigating West Side shooting


Lake Erie wind farm project gets go-ahead from Ohio board

Lake Erie wind farm project gets go-ahead from Ohio board


Gathering Place event on July 9

There will be a Gathering Place event at Lord of Life Church, located at 550 N. Broad Street in Canfield, on July 9 at 11 a.m.


Trapped in Thai cave, youngsters must grapple with stress

Trapped in Thai cave, youngsters must grapple with stress


Ohio unsure of status of 2,300 students from closed e-school

Ohio unsure of status of 2,300 students from closed e-school


Trump closes in on Supreme Court pick; 3 judges top list

Trump closes in on Supreme Court pick; 3 judges top list


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New developments engulf Liberty

Rally's, Tim Hortons among new developments


YSU graduates create an environmental vigilante

By GUY D’ASTOLFO dastolfo@vindy.com Dan Buckler and Pat Maple were sitting in an environmental


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Youngstown Comic Con steps up with super lineup

By GUY D’ASTOLFO dastolfo@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN Two years ago, Greg Bartholomew owned a couple


Wimbledon rules for names border on old-fashioned

Serena being called Mrs. Williams instead of Mrs. Ohanian


Struthers hopes tax increment financing will aid in downtown revitalization

The city of Struthers is hoping an alternative public funding model can help breathe new life into the city’s dilapidated downtown.


Superfight won’t uproot grounded UFC star Miocic

Cleveland firefighter is set for Las Vegas bout


Bugs and a ‘lucky’ foe knock No. 2 seed Wozniacki out of Wimbledon

She was not gracious after her loss to Makarova


England Police: 2 more exposed to nerve agent

Associated Press AMESBURY, EnglanD For the second time in four months, two people lie critically


Cavaliers sign their top rookie

Sexton was selected with No. 8 pick


The ONE Health Ohio CEO is using his Mount Kilimanjaro climb to raise money for at-risk children

By WILLIAM K. ALCORN alcorn@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN Pediatrician Dr. Ronald Dwinnells of Poland,


Brazil’s Neymar urged to stop acting, win titles

Faking injuries has become the soccer star’s calling card


Franchises including Tim Hortons and Rally’s are coming to Liberty

Liberty officials hope the uptick in new developments encourages further business growth


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HOT 4TH FUN

When it comes to givebacks, you could say that Rose Lesnak’s methods of reaching beyond herself are as sweet as they are unconventional.

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Barrel Run Crossing Winery and Vineyard, 3272 Industry Road, Rootstown; 330-325-1075

Barrel Run Crossing Winery and Vineyard, 3272 Industry Road, Rootstown; 330-325-1075 Fri: Box of


Men’s Garden Club of Youngstown

Men’s Garden Club of Youngstown When: Today, 7 p.m. What: Join the MGCY for their July program


Blossom end rot scourge of tomato gardens

By Hugh G. EARNHART OSU Ext. master gardener volunteer canfield From seed catalogs and


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How to attract pollinators

Few things make me happier than to watch pollinators in our yard. If you are lucky they will just appear.


Native beauty

Native beauty Virginia sweetspire is a native shrub, growing just 3-5 feet tall, giving you showy


“Nashville” (9 p.m., CMT): Juliette is back, and she is going to be on the warpath.

“Nashville” (9 p.m., CMT): Juliette is back, and she is going to be on the warpath. “Taken” (10


Beware of drugs that can cause depression

Drug side effects pose a dilemma for doctors, who are encouraged to “first do no harm.” But all


Cat rescue to host garage sale

Cat rescue to host garage sale YOUNGSTOWN West Side Cats, a no-kill all volunteer cat rescue,


Lead in soil can be hazardous

Q. My soil test for lead came back with a level above 100. What does this mean? Should I be worried?


Rodent issues?

Rodent issues? From field mice to chipmunks, many gardeners have issues with small rodents. While


AUDITIONS

AUDITIONS ACTORS “Til Beth Do Us Part,” directed by Debra Nuhfer, Trumbull New Theatre, 5883


Will Trump’s summit with Putin be as awful as the one with Kim?

Opinion: “There is no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea.” – Donald Trump, June 13, 2018 “North


MAHONING COUNTY MARRIAGE LICENSES AND COURT CASES

COURTS MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Tameika C. Ferrell, 36, of 1615 Wellington Ave.,


Legalizing fireworks bill stalled

Staff report COLUMBUS The Ohio Senate has yet to act on a measure sponsored by state Rep. John


NEWSMAKERS

NEWSMAKERS Boston Symphony heading back outdoors to Tanglewood BOSTON The Boston Symphony


Work for Medicaid? Judge puts brakes on Trump’s order

Associated Press WASHINGTON The Trump administration’s drive to wean poor people from


Youngstown’s budget crisis demands aggressive action

Editorial: The June 30 deadline for Youngstown Mayor Jamael Tito Brown and union leaders to decide on


birthdays

birthdays Actress Katherine Helmond (“Who’s the Boss,” “Soap”) is 89. Actress Shirley Knight is


SANDLOT ROUNDUP Recent Class B games at Cene Park

Regular season Astro Falcons 13, Roth Brothers 0 Harrison Pontoli’s two hits included a double,


ODDLY ENOUGH

ODDLY ENOUGH Police: Thief tried to pay waitress using her own stolen card PINE BLUFF, Ark.


Bauer ignites Indians to sweep

Brantley contributes RBI double


Thursday

Thursday Special Events Family Tour Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Mill Creek MetroParks


THE LINE

THE LINE MLB National League FavoriteOdds (O/U) Underdog WASHINGTON 8-9 (9) Miami


US Rep. Jordan denies claims he knew of Ohio State sex abuse

Ambitious congressman questions timing


Ohio lawmakers adopt flurry of bills

Associated Press COLUMBUS Ohio’s Legislature is on summer break after a flurry of activity that


Heavy rains bring street flooding to Houston on July 4th

Heavy rains bring street flooding to Houston on July 4th HOUSTON Heavy rains that flooded some


Trump says gas prices are up, OPEC ‘doing little to help’

Trump says gas prices are up, OPEC ‘doing little to help’ WASHINGTON President Donald Trump says


Protester scales Liberty’s base, forcing evacuation

Associated Press NEW YORK A woman protesting U.S. immigration policy climbed the Statue of


Unions used to tough times

Opinion: By Sarah Anderson OtherWords The U.S. Supreme Court has just dealt unions a bruising blow. In a


Justice Ginsburg honored in Israel

Associated Press JERUSALEM U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg received a lifetime


Western wildfires grow larger

Associated Press DENVER Large wildfires grew across the American West on Wednesday, keeping


Schauffele looks for repeat win in West Virginia

Most ranked players take holiday weekend off


Chestnut puts down 74 dogs to win 11th eating contest

Associated Press NEW YORK Joey “Jaws” Chestnut extended his reign as champion eater at the


AROUND THE HORN Wednesday’s other games

AMERICAN LEAGUE Angels 7, Mariners 4 SEATTLE Kole Calhoun hit a two-run homer, Luis Valbuena


YEARS AGO FOR JULY 5

Today is Thursday, July 5, the 186th day of 2018. There are 179 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


TV & RADIO

TV & RADIO TODAY 5:30 a.m. (GC) Golf: European Tour Dubai Duty Free Irish Open. 7 a.m.


BASEBALL

BASEBALL MINOR LEAGUES CLASS A New York-Penn League McNamara Division WLPct.GB Hudson


SPORTS digest

Champion players receive regional honor CHAMPION Three members of Champion High School’s


Driver rams fence after I-680 chase, faces charges

Driver rams fence after I-680 chase, faces charges YOUNGSTOWN Officers arrested a Youngstown man


Divers recover sunken car

Staff report GREENE A dive team has removed a sunken vehicle from the Greene Township pond,


Births

Births St. Elizabeth boardman hospital Amanda and Josh DeNapoli, North Lima, girl, July 3.


E-school founder should repay state millions, AG says

E-school founder should repay state millions, AG says COLUMBUS As Ohio seeks to recover over


Pirates are swept

Hill rebounds for Dodgers