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NBA: No suspensions for Cavs' Love, Thompson

Kevin Love and Tristan Thompson can play in Game 2 of the NBA Finals.


Auto industry''s sales strong in May, analysts say

The auto industry’s overall sales numbers for May were strong, industry analysts said.


Disciplinary hearing for Judge Rusu set for June 21

Judge Robert N. Rusu of Mahoning County Probate Court has a disciplinary hearing scheduled for June 21 before the Supreme Court of Ohio’s Board of Professional Conduct.


This is your last chance, Mahoning County judge tells teen

Tyler Verhest is only 18 years old, but Judge Lou A. D’Apolito said that if he messes up again, he won’t get another chance.


Fatal crash in Trumbull County tonight

A woman died during a two-vehicle accident around 6 tonight on state Routes 87 and 534, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.


Healthy Babies, Healthy Families Block Party is Saturday

Healthy Babies, Healthy Families Block Party is Saturday


Seven area residents face federal charges for drug ring

Seven area residents face federal charges for drug ring


Officer shot several times in standoff, suspect also shot

Officer shot several times in standoff, suspect also shot


Trump says June 12 summit with Kim back on

Trump says June 12 summit with Kim back on


Boardman police looking for bank robbery suspect

Boardman police looking for bank robbery suspect


Boardman crash leads to gas leak, evacuation, arrest

Boardman crash leads to gas leak, evacuation, arrest


Education website publishes Youngstown CIO LaPlante’s article

Education website publishes Youngstown CIO LaPlante’s article


Police ID man suspected of fleeing before crash

Police ID man suspected of fleeing before crash


VINDY LIVE Softball | Champion wins off extra-innings homer; title game Saturday

Tom Williams is at Akron Firestone Stadium


Mahoning County High School graduates 47

Grads cite family atmosphere of school


Facebook kills 'trending’ topics, tests breaking news label

Facebook kills ’trending’ topics, tests breaking news label


Remaining wreckage of Flight 93 to be buried at memorial

Remaining wreckage of Flight 93 to be buried at memorial


Lockup List Friday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


Judge goes easy on teen guilty in two theft cases

Judge goes easy on teen guilty in two cases


Strong economy, low-interest rates drove strong May vehicle sales

Strong economy, low-interest rates drove strong May vehicles


Y'town PD arrest 4 on felony drug charges

Y'town PD arrest 4 on felony drug charges


Stocks, interest rates and dollar climb on strong job report

Stocks, interest rates and dollar climb on strong job report


US construction spending up 1.8 percent in April to record

US construction spending up 1.8 percent in April to record


US manufacturing picks up pace in May

US manufacturing picks up pace in May


Police catch up with man who eluded them May 24

Police catch up with man who eluded them May 24


Y'town police probe 3 armed robberies

Y'town police probe 3 aggravated robberies


Rusu has June 21 hearing before ethics board

Rusu has June 21 hearing before ethics board


LIVE TODAY | Crazy state HS finals competition ignites today.

Crazy state finals competition ignites today.


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Heath of the moment: Warriors in title game

Grace Heath singled with two outs in the sixth inning to drive the go-ahead run for the Warriors.

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McDonald’s Mitchell fought through injury

It’s been a challenging year for McDonald senior Malina Mitchell.

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Crestview thrower Perry looks for numbers

Crestview’s Dominic Perry has a season-best and school-record throw of 59-4 this season.

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Mahoning High grads credit staff as driving force

Marquell Armour, a member of the Mahoning County High School 2018 graduating class, tells his classmates the school staff helped him to overcome his anger and self-doubt from being moved around in foster care, enabling him to set his sights on a future he never thought he'd have.


The re-elected Mahoning County Democratic chairman took aim at the president

He also announced former Vice President Joe Biden will campaign in Mahoning County in June


Fewer lawns at vacant homes will be cut due to changes in city’s grass cutting program

Under the city’s new grass remediation program, fewer lawns of vacant homes will be cut by the end of the summer


Philadelphia man extradited; faces charges in robbery of jewelry store

Staff report BOARDMAN He went to Jared’s, but now he’s in jail. A Philadelphia man police say


The Streetscape beautification program in Youngstown is Saturday

Volunteers will clean up downtown and surrounding areas


General Motors Lordstown Assembly Complex can opt in to an attrition program

The program offers two options, early retirement or a buyout


Officials: Levy passage crucial

By JUSTIN WIER jwier@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN Officials say a 1.35-mill levy is crucial for the


Local AT&T workers walk out over what CWA calls an unfair labor practice

Local AT&T workers represented by the Communications Workers of America walked out


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Gehring uses arm, bat to get Raiders into D-III state final

South Range freshman pitcher Jake Gehring (9) yells to his teammate in celebration during Thursday evenings State Semifinals matchup at Huntington Park in Columbus.

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Re-elected chairman takes aim at Trump

“As I begin my third term as your chair, the first pathological liar ever elected to the presidency occupies the Oval Office,” Betras said Thursday during his acceptance speech.


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Campbell's 84 grads earn $758K in scholarships

Campbell Memorial High School graduates Fotini Koullias, left, and Deena Diamandis snap a selfie before commencement Thursday evening.


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Fire Department grants birthday wish 55 years in the making

An Austintown citizen got the chance to celebrate his 60th birthday as a fireman for a shift on Feb. 25.

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Autism Society of Mahoning Valley has run and walk fundraiser

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com The Autism Society of Mahoning Valley had their annual Valley

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Choir hosts dinner and special performance

Poland Seminary High School’s choir had a dinner at the school on May 19 for parents where they entertained the guests.

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Kymberly Hoffman v Robert Switka

BOARDMAN Kymberly Hoffman and Robert Switka, both of Boardman, were united in marriage Sept. 30,


Celebrate Poland events announced

The 12th annual Celebrate Poland event will take place on June 29 and 30, which will celebrate

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Canfield Community Briefs

Jump start your 4th of July with “Just Friends” The public is invited to a picnic/concert with


Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Novotny celebrate anniversary

austintown Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Novotny Sr., of Austintown, were honored recently on the occasion


Hilltop dresses principal literature-style

By ABBY SLANKER neighbors@vindy.com Hilltop Elementary School students and Principal Joe Maroni

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West Boulevard celebrates science with fair

West Boulevard Elementary had their annual science fair in the school’s gymnasium on May 17.

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Students display school projects at STEM night

The Austintown Middle School welcomed members of the community to the sixth annual Austintown STEM Showcase in the school’s cafetorium on May 8.

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Union students become principal for a day

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com Union Elementary School allowed students in each grade to

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PLYMC rewards kids for reading during summer

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com The PLYMC organized their annual Summer Discovery program


PLYMC rewards kids for reading during summer

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com The PLYMC organized their annual Summer Discovery program


Austintown Community Briefs

Living with Alzheimer’s for caregivers by the Alzheimer’s Association When someone is diagnosed


Boardman Community Briefs

Art show reception to be June 3 The Davis Family YMCA in Boardman is hosting a reception for its


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CHC celebrates Student Appreciation Day

C.H. Campbell Elementary School students were treated to an ice cream sundae bar during the school’s annual Student Appreciation Day on May 18.

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Pinwheels for Prevention raises awareness

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com The Holiday Inn hosted the 13th annual Pinwheels for

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June date set for Mabbott-Martin wedding vows

EAST LIVERPOOL Steve and Amy Mabbott of East Liverpool are announcing the engagement of their


Cianchetti, DelSignore to wed June 2

Laura Cianchetti of Tallmadge and Anthony DelSignore of Canfield will be united in marriage during a


Lindor homers twice as Tribe edges Twins

Francisco Lindor’s second home run of the game for Cleveland snapped an eighth-inning tie.


Updated: LeBron scores 51, but Golden State takes Game 1

Game 2 is Sunday night.


Cards score 5 in 9th to beat Bucs

Yairo Munoz hit a three-run, game-ending homer to cap St. Louis’ five-run ninth inning.


Prep sports at a glance

BASEBALL STATE TOURNAMENT All games at Huntington Park, Columbus Thursday’s SEMIFINALS


Kuznetsov’s status unclear for Game 3

Capitals say they’re prepared for anything.


Jutanugarn shares early lead in U.S. Women’s Open

The sun shone brightly at rain-soaked Shoal Creek. So did Ariya Jutanugarn, Sarah Jane Smith and Jeongeun Lee.


Texan wins National Spelling Bee

Associated Press OXON HILL, Md. Fourteen-year-old Karthik Nemmani of McKinney, Texas, has won


corrections

corrections A Trumbull County grand jury Wednesday continued the case of Mark P. Donaldson, 19,


CLUB CALENDAR

ASSOCIATIONS American Association of University Women Youngstown Branch will meet at 11 a.m.


Browns’ Randall gets heat for NBA tweet

Browns safety Damarious Randall underestimated two things: the power of social media and passion of Cleveland fans.


Matsuyama, Woods finish strong in first round at Memorial

Hideki Matsuyama and Tiger Woods hit their stride at the end of their rounds at the Memorial, and it paid off in different ways.


Power finally restored downtown, but no cooling services to a number of customers

The issue is on the west side of downtown


Animated Serena beats Barty

Serena Williams dominates in second round of the French Open


Glenwood closed after chase, crash

Glenwood closed after chase, crash YOUNGSTOWN Part of Glenwood Avenue closed Thursday night


mahoning county | Indictments

A Mahoning County grand jury has indicted the following people: Edward A. Cassinger II, 43, Creek


Facing drug charges

Facing drug charges WARREN Officers found suspected marijuana, pills, a scale and sandwich bags


ODDLY ENOUGH

ODDLY ENOUGH Woman fired after cops seize laxative-laced brownies SALINE, Mich. A Michigan


America’s immigration policy could use some common sense

Opinion: By Georgie Anne Geyer Andrews McMeel Syndication WASHINGTON Strangely enough, it was Notre


Associated Press

Associated Press UNITED NATIONS The U.S. is vowing to veto an Arab-backed resolution that asks


Consumer spending up 0.6%

Associated Press WASHINGTON Americans boosted their spending by 0.6 percent in April, the


By MESFIN FEKADU

By MESFIN FEKADU AP Music Writer NEW YORK You could easily call Friday “National Actors


‘Adrift,’ a woman versus nature

review ‘Adrift’ Rating: PG-13 for injury images, peril, language, brief drug use, partial nudity


Tourist of a certain age

Opinion: By Danny Tyree Cagle Cartoons My family has just finished an Orlando-area vacation, and while


By CATHERINE LUCEY

By CATHERINE LUCEY Associated Press President Donald Trump escalated a grudge against ABC on


Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks: v Immaculate Heart of Mary Church Festival, 6 p.m.: Join the fun


Candidate’s wife is running mate

Candidate’s wife is running mate TOPEKA, Kan. A Republican running for Kansas governor has named


Trump tariffs on US allies draw retaliation threats

Associated Press WASHINGTON The Trump administration delivered a gut punch to America’s closest


Ryan condemns Trump’s tariffs

Ryan condemns Trump’s tariffs WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan of Howland, D-13th, condemned


Associated Press

Associated Press NEW YORK A top aide to Kim Jong Un will make a rare visit to Washington Friday


Long push for ERA continues

Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Ill. Activists pushing to add the Equal Rights Amendment to the


Experts: Glut of marijuana in Oregon is cautionary tale

Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. When Oregon lawmakers created the state’s legal marijuana


‘Roseanne’ cancellation brings unemployment, uncertainty Rebooted show booted

By ANDREW DALTON AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES The unprecedented sudden cancellation


New deals bring autonomous vehicles a step closer to reality

SoftBank to invest $2.25B for stake in GM business By TOM KRISHER AP Auto Writer DETROIT Two


Today is Friday, June 1, the 152nd day of 2018. There are 213 days left in the year.

Today is Friday, June 1, the 152nd day of 2018. There are 213 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


Associated Press

Associated Press Heavy rains generated by subtropical Storm Alberto unleashed flooding in Virginia


Inside the ropes with … Jason Kokrak

Inside the ropes with … Jason Kokrak Thursday: The Warren JFK graduate struggled in the first


Regulators send fuel-economy proposal to White House

Associated Press WASHINGTON Regulators have sent the White House a proposal seeking to scale


Poland Community Briefs

Local church hosts strawberry festival The Poland Presbyterian Church Strawberry Festival will


New trustee brings strong skill sets to Austintown

Editorial: Long gone are those folk- loric days of yore when virtually any yahoo would do to lead Ohio’s


School says “no” to drugs and “yes” to positive influences

by ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com Cardinal Mooney High School had their annual Yes Fest in

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Community spends Earth Day cleaning the MetroParks

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com The Whispering Pines District of the Great Trail Council of

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PLYMC rewards kids for reading during summer

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com The PLYMC organized their annual Summer Discovery program