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Vehicle recovered from Warren pond today

A vehicle was recovered from a pond at Warren’s Quinby Park, 309 Austin Ave. S.W., but divers no one in the car or water or anything else to suggest foul play, according to the Trumbull County 911 Center.


55 Valley kids preparing fine arts performance for Thursday

Mark Anthony envisions positioning himself to be an engineer one day, but for now, the 11-year-old is content to study the seven chromatic slide positions on his trombone.


Youngstown council approves settlement with worker who sued to keep her job

Youngstown council approves settlement with worker who sued to keep her job


Special meeting in Canfield

Canfield City Council will have a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in city hall to discuss proposed charter amendments for the ballot.


Prosecutors refute suppression request in LaRue Brown murder case

In a 32-page document, prosecutors in the murder case against Sean Clemens of Liberty defended the work of police officers in the collection of evidence and protection of Clemens’ rights on the day he was arrested.


Warren, Georgia men charged with illegal gamling in trailer

Police say two men conned hundreds of dollars off people through illegal gambling in a “gaming trailer.”


Facebook: 'Sophisticated' efforts uncovered to manipulate mid-terms

Facebook elevated concerns about election interference today, announcing that it had uncovered “sophisticated” efforts, possibly linked to Russia, to manipulate U.S. politics and by extension the upcoming midterm elections.


UPDATE: 49 hospitalized in Mexican plane crash

An Aeromexico jetliner crashed while taking off during a severe storm in northern Mexico today, smacking down in a field nearly intact before catching fire, though officials said it appeared everyone on board escaped the flames.


Community events draws families in effort to reduce crime in the city

The event is a partnership between the ICU Blockwatch, and the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp.


Federal judge blocks publication of blueprints for 3D guns

A federal judge in Seattle issued a temporary restraining order Tuesday to stop the release of blueprints to make untraceable and undetectable 3D-printed plastic guns, saying they could end up in the wrong hands.


Aeromexico plane crashes; no deaths reported

An Aeromexico airliner crashed after taking off in the northern state of Durango on Tuesday, but the state’s governor said there were no deaths in the accident.


WRTA trustee board meets Wednesday

WRTA trustee board meets Wednesday


Special prosecutor appointed to handle accident involving Trumbull 911 director

Special prosecutor appointed to handle accident involving Trumbull 911 director


Crestview special school board meeting is Wednesday

Crestview special school board meeting is Wednesday


John Zehentbauer named new superintendent of MCCTC

John Zehentbauer named new superintendent of MCCTC


Facebook finds 'sophisticated' efforts to disrupt elections

Facebook finds 'sophisticated' efforts to disrupt elections


IS claims Tajikistan attack that killed 4 foreign cyclists

IS claims Tajikistan attack that killed 4 foreign cyclists


Man gets up to 20 years for near-fatal stabbing of Pa. student

Man gets up to 20 years for near-fatal stabbing of Pa. student


MANAFORT TRIAL | Jury seated in Manafort trial

MANAFORT TRIAL | Jury seated in Manafort trial


Police: 14-year-old Ohio boy found fatally shot in parking lot

Police: 14-year-old Ohio boy found fatally shot in parking lot


Immigration officials defend handling of family separations

Immigration officials defend handling of family separations


Greater Youngstown Italian Fest in downtown will close roads

Greater Youngstown Italian Fest in downtown will close roads


WWE's NXT stars come to Packard hall Sept. 8

WWE's NXT stars come to Packard hall Sept. 8


Trump 'looking into' 3-D guns issue

Trump 'looking into' 3-D guns issue


Polluting parts force US recall of half-million trucks

Polluting parts force US recall of half-million trucks


East High School All Alumni Reunion Picnic is Saturday

East High School All Alumni Reunion Picnic is Saturday


Alex Trebek can see life without 'Jeopardy'

Alex Trebek can see life without 'Jeopardy'


UPDATE | Man may have died in kitchen fire

Police investigate after body found in Woodford Avenue house


Strange Girard burglary rearranges taxidermy critters

Strange Girard burglary rearranges taxidermy critters


Three teens face charges after van stolen Monday

Three teens face charges after van stolen Monday


Mom charged with endangering kids after OVI charge

Mom charged with endangering kids after OVI charge


Lockup List Tuesday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


ODOT to close I-680/South Avenue southbound ramp on Thursday night

ODOT to close I-680/South Avenue southbound ramp on Thursday night


State welfare shutdown will impact new benefits in August

State welfare shutdown will impact new benefits in August


Cops: Cocaine, car and kid don't mix

Cops: Cocaine, car and kid don't mix


Girard cops shut down gambling trailer after players complain

Girard cops shut down gambling trailer after players complain


City announces hiring of 4 new police officers

City announces hiring of 4 new police officers


Candidate Sutton speaking in Warren about health care

Candidate Sutton speaking in Warren about health care


David’s Bridal offering to help bridal parties affected by closure of Sharon shop

David’s Bridal offering to help bridal parties affected by closure of Sharon shop


Liberty Fire Department has busy morning

Liberty fire department has busy morning


Transit authority to discuss executive director search

Transit authority to discuss executive director search


Warren teens in stolen Cadillac run from cops, are jailed

Warren teens in stolen Cadillac run from cops, are jailed


Battle over Lordstown gas plants closer to resolution

Battle over Lordstown gas plants closer to resolution


Investigators probe cause of major house blaze in Boardman

Investigators probe cause of major house blaze in Boardman


Local ministry to host opioid awareness event

Free Indeed Prison Ministries will host opioid awareness event at Youngstown church.


Coroner’s office says Trumbull overdose deaths spiked this month

Coroner’s office says Trumbull overdose deaths spiked this month


Youngstown Tool & Die to spend at least $13 million on project

The company is seeking a tax abatement from city council today


REUNIONS & class notes

Austintown Fitch Class of 1978 reunion committee has extended the reservation deadline to Aug. 15.


Kasich done with stopping executions

Associated Press COLUMBUS Gov. John Kasich has finished dealing with executions for the


Montenegro is Trump’s attempt to deflect attention from Putin

Opinion: By Georgie Anne Geyer Andrews McMeel Syndication WASHINGTON Do you want your child fighting


ODDLY ENOUGH

ODDLY ENOUGH Bicyclist versus lift bridge: What could go wrong? MENASHA, Wis. Police say a


Rodriguez leads Crosscutters over Scrappers

The Williamsport first baseman drove in three runs to beat Mahoning Valley.


Top horses to compete in W. Virginia Derby

Nine will race for $500,000 prize on Saturday at Mountaineer


As GM Lordstown rattles, the air reserve base rolls

Editorial: In Saturday’s edition of The Vindicator, there were two stories that are directly tied to the


Trump, Italian PM show solidarity on migration

Associated Press WASHINGTON Two political outsiders, President Donald Trump and Italy’s new


Investigators can’t rule out ‘interference’ in loss of plane

Associated Press PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia A Malaysian-led independent investigation report released


Twins rebound for walk-off victory

Garver’s RBI double defeats Indians


$500,000 West Virginia Derby AT A GLANCE

The nine-horse field for Saturday’s race (Race 8 for 3-year-olds) at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack &


LA-bound LeBron leaves hometown with lasting gift

NBA star’s foundation supports new I Promise School in Akron


NFL roundup

new york jets Darnold ends holdout, signs rookie deal florham park, n.j. The New York Jets


McKinnon settling into role as 49ers featured back

He replaces Hyde who is now in Cleveland


SPORTS digest || Frost loses rings, memorabilia in theft

Frost loses rings, memorabilia in theft LINCOLN, Neb. Burglars entered the unlocked garage at


Braves’ Newcomb apologizes to team for offensive tweets

Nationals’ Turner also issued an apology


Companies accuse steelmakers of lying

Associated Press WASHINGTON U.S. companies seeking to be exempted from President Donald Trump’s


LATEST LINE

LATEST LINE NFL Thursday Hall of Fame Game Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium, Canton


YEARS AGO FOR JULY 31

Today is Tuesday, July 31, the 212th day of 2018. There are 153 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


WORLD DIGEST || ALDI to host hiring event

ALDI to host hiring event YOUNGSTOWN ALDI will host a one-day hiring event for all store


Births

Births St. Elizabeth boardman hospital Rich and Michelle Paxson, East Palestine, boy, July 27.


METRO DIGEST || Fetus found in garage

Fetus found in garage WARREN Police are investigating after finding a dead, near-term fetus in


Township bids farewell to Police Chief Richard Tisone after 31 years.

Trustees discuss interim police chief, road levy Monday night.


Big Mac turns 50

McDonald’s celebrates hamburger’s 1968 launch By CANDICE CHOI AP Food Industry Writer NEW YORK


Agenda Wednesday

Agenda Wednesday Brookfield school board, 5:30 p.m., special meeting, school auditorium, 614


Judge allows Hoerig defense team until Friday to find expert witness

Judge allows Hoerig defense team until Friday to find expert witness


Dental records and DNA will be used to help determine whether it is the body of Jerry D. Hughley

Capt. Robert Massucci of the Warren Police Department said they believe it is Hughley because of the circumstances


Bob Woodward writing inside account of Trump White House

Associated Press NEW YORK The next writer to take a close look at the Trump presidency: Bob


Township police levy returns

Township trustees approved have put a police levy back on the ballot for November


METRO DIGEST || Not guilty plea

Not guilty plea WARREN Tara M. Rutherford, 29, of Robert Avenue Northwest, pleaded not guilty


Tease photo

Who and what are APPs?

The mission of Mercy Health has remained steadfast since the Sisters of the Humility of Mary began


paul manafort case Collusion answers likely to be absent from trial

Jury selection begins today Associated Press WASHINGTON The trial of President Donald Trump’s


Repeat incidents of toddler wandering neighborhood lead to arrest

Parent arrested for child endangering after 3-year-old found wandering neighborhood.


Dr. Daniel Smith joins ACH pediatrics area

Dr. Daniel Smith joins ACH pediatrics area AKRON A developmental-behavioral pediatrician, Dr.


The top five songs on the iTunes charts for the most recent one-week sales period:

The top five songs on the iTunes charts for the most recent one-week sales period: v “In My


Trump, Reagan are not alike

Opinion: By Michael Reagan Cagle Cartoons If a liberal like Jesse Jackson went on CNN and accused my