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Grandson wins bizarre battle over body of Charles Manson

A grandson of cult leader Charles Manson won the bizarre California court battle Monday over the killer’s body.


IHOP server tells black teens to pay up before they eat

A server at a Maine IHOP restaurant asked a group of black teenagers to pay upfront for their meal, prompting the manager to issue a public apology.


YSU women's basketball to play in WBI

The Youngstown State women's basketball team accepted an invitation to play in the Women's Basketball Invitational.


YPD's numbers show training is working, officials say

Police say statistics for 2017 show the training that officers receive for using force is working.


Officers cleared in January shooting

A pair of city police officers involved in a shooting early Jan. 27 were cleared by an Internal Affairs investigation.


Harding teacher sees hungry students, develops food pantry

Harding Elementary’s food pantry is getting filled, thanks to first-grade teacher Shannon Sefcik.


Boardman officials to plead for tax law in Columbus

Township officials will testify at the Statehouse in Columbus today about a change they hope to see to state law that would create a new levy opportunity for townships.


Bizarre battle over body of Charles Manson won by grandson

Bizarre battle over body of Charles Manson won by grandson


UPDATE | Lordstown residents concerned about distribution center

Packed house at TJX meeting for Lordstown warehouse


Large turnout to discuss Poland school district's finances

Large turnout to discuss Poland school district's finances


Texas: Authorities investigating explosion that injures woman

Texas: Authorities investigating explosion that injures woman


Mahoning County Recycling Division committee meeting Tuesday is canceled

Mahoning County Recycling Division committee meeting canceled


It's official: Coach John Grandy retires as girls hoops coach at Struthers

It's official: Coach John Grandy retires as girls hoops coach at Struthers


UK leader: 'Highly likely' Russia behind poison

UK leader: 'Highly likely' Russia behind poison


Revamped 'American Idol' reaches more than 10 million

Revamped 'American Idol' reaches more than 10 million


Barbershop study trimmed black men's hair and blood pressure

Barbershop study trimmed black men's hair and blood pressure


Man accused of threatening woman is jailed

Man accused of threatening woman is jailed


French couturier Hubert de Givenchy dies at 91

French couturier Hubert de Givenchy dies at 91


A celebration of 4 African-American women

“Ain’t I a Woman!”


Youngstown native’s ensemble pays tribute to a jazz great

Singing like Sarah Vaughan


Man wounded in Saturday shooting expected to recover

Man wounded in Saturday shooting expected to recover


Warren City Council will meet today

Warren City Council will meet today


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VINDY LIVE NOW | Schiavoni Talks Opioid Lawsuit

Schiavoni Talks Opioid Lawsuit


Lockup List Monday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


YPD officers followed use of force policy in shooting

YPD officers followed use of force policy in shooting


Woman arrested in Struthers raid has history with meth

Woman arrested in Struthers raid has history with meth


Two Youngstown firefighters hurt in weekend fires, one hospitalized

Two Youngstown firefighters hurt in weekend fires, one hospitalized


Driver critical after being ejected during early morning crash

Driver critical after being ejected during early morning crash


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Virginia, Ohio State among top NCAA seeds

Virginia, Ohio State among top NCAA seeds


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Dress giveaway honors victim of drunken driver

A fundraiser will take place later this month


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Concealed-carry weapon permits down in Valley

But the number of renewals has increased


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Prom dress giveaway honors victim of drunken driver

This year’s Kyrsten’s Kloset fundraiser will be noon to 4 p.m. March 24-25 at 110 Orchard Ave., Hubbard


Innovative scheduling to be implemented at University of Akron

Innovative scheduling to be implemented at University of Akron


Kent State University presents Diversity Awards for 2018

Kent State University presents Diversity Awards for 2018


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Students inducted into the National Junior Beta Club

Students inducted into the National Junior Beta Club

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Brookfield students of the month

Brookfield students of the month


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West Branch students chosen for OSU Honors Band

West Branch students chosen for OSU Honors Band


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Recycle superhero visits Campbell class

Recycle superhero visits Campbell class


Seeking open government not just a job for the press

Editorial: There are two kinds of governments: those that are driven by the people, from the bottom up, and


The top 20 global concert tours, ranked by average box office gross per city. Includes the average

The top 20 global concert tours, ranked by average box office gross per city. Includes the average


Schools tread delicate balance in lead-up to student walkouts

Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. As schools around the country brace for student walkouts this


New Trump plan aims to prevent shootingsSFlb

Associated Press WASHINGTON President Donald Trump’s plan to combat school shootings will


What’s plastics future?

Opinion: By Danny Tyree Cagle Cartoons “There’s a great future in plastics. Think about it? Will you


YEARS AGO FOR MARCH 12

Today is Monday, March 12, the 71st day of 2018. There are 294 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


ODDLY ENOUGH

ODDLY ENOUGH College sues ex-student who refuses to leave dorm NEW YORK A New York City


University of Akron announces innovative scheduling

Staff report AKRON University of Akron President Matthew J. Wilson recently announced the


Big business not spreading wealth

Opinion: By Jim Hightower OtherWords Remember last year when Donald Trump and his congressional


‘Black Panther’ still at the top, 4 weeks in

‘Black Panther’ still at the top, 4 weeks in LOS ANGELES T’Challa still rules the box office


Only fools believe North Korea will give up its nuclear weapons

Opinion: Editor’s Note: This column was written before Thursday’s announcement that President Donald J. Trump


SUnday’s other golf results

TOSHIBA CLASSIC NEWPORT BEACH, CALIF. Vijay Singh got up-and-down for birdie with a putter from


HIGH SCHOOL

GIRLS BOWLING Howland’s Guesman finishes tied for 29th in D-I tournament COLUMBUS Howland High


Pentagon head warns Syrian forces on use of chemical weapons

Associated Press MUSCAT, Oman U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Sunday warned the Syrian


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Area events, fundraisers and more that are worth a look

auctions Beavercreek Sportsman Club will host an auction at 6 p.m. March 24 at 14480


Digital ads, social media hide political campaign messaging

By NICHOLAS RICCARDI Associated Press The main events in a political campaign used to happen in


Kent State University presents 2018 diversity awards

Staff report KENT Kent State University recently honored Kathy Wilson, Ph.D., economics


Plane flying to Turkey crashes in Iran, killing 11

Associated Press TEHRAN, IRAN A Turkish private jet flying a group of young women from the


COLLEGE BASKETBALL ROUNDUP

COLLEGE BASKETBALL ROUNDUP Sunday’s games ATLANTIC 10 Davidson 58, No. 25 Rhode Island 57


AND THE WINNERS ARE...

AND THE WINNERS ARE... Top finishers in the 2018 Mahoning Valley St. Patrick’s Day Parade: Best


COURTS

COURTS TRUMBULL COUNTY Marriage licenses Brooke R. Horner, 26, of 2350 Griffith Drive,


Agenda Tuesday

Agenda Tuesday Columbiana Exempted Village School board, 6 p.m., special meeting, high school


School to celebrate Pi Day on Wednesday

School to celebrate Pi Day on Wednesday Austintown Staff at Austintown Intermediate School are


Shooter had sought healing from Calif. veterans center

Associated Press When Albert Wong returned from an Army deployment in Afghanistan in 2013, he knew


US: No more conditions imposed on N. Korea for talks

Associated Press Trump administration officials said Sunday there will be no more conditions


Society to offer program

Society to offer program SALEM The Salem Historical Society, 208 S. Broadway Ave., will offer


Putin’s Russia: From basket case to resurgent superpower

Associated Press MOSCOW Vladimir Putin and his Russia look more invincible today than at any


Inside the ropes with … Jason Kokrak

Inside the ropes with … Jason Kokrak Sunday: The Warren JFK graduate shot a final-round 68 in the


South Side shootings result in death of man, 38

South Side shootings result in death of man, 38


Harvick races to another win

Kevin Harvick is at his best when’s he mad, so much so that former crew chief Gil Martin used to try to rile him up during races.


Several activities are planned

Staff report LORDSTOWN Lordstown High School students are honoring the lives lost in the


Mahoning COUNTY

Mahoning COUNTY 2015 Permits issued: 1,743 Renewed: 827 Suspended: 46 Revoked: 4 Denied:


Virginia the overall No. 1 seed in NCAA Tournament

Ohio State is a No. 5 seed in the West and opens with No. 12 South Dakota State on Thursday.


SUNDAY’s OTHER NHL GAMES

Coyotes 1, Canucks 0 GLENDALE, ARIZ. Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored on a power play, Darcy Kuemper


AROUND THE NBA Sunday’s other games

Raptors 132, Knicks 106 NEW YORK Jonas Valanciunas scored 17 points, Kyle Lowry had 16 and the


METRO DIGEST| Struthers couple arrested on meth charges

Two in Struthers face meth-making charges STRUTHERS Two people arrested late Saturday by


Pens shoot down Stars

Jamie Oleksiak scored a goal against his former team to help the Penguins.


Bourdais’ comeback complete with win in St. Pete

Sebastien Bourdais’ comeback from a vicious wreck, the kind that can end careers, was completed Sunday.


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Irish pride marches on

By SEAN BARRON news@vindy.com BOARDMAN T he pride on Pete Gabriel’s face was palpable as he

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Regency House to host ‘Youngstown Strong’ fights

The 12-bout amateur card in set for March 31. Funds to be raised for scholarships in names of four men


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Randle, Lakers too much for Cavaliers

Julius Randle had a career-high 36 points, 14 rebounds and seven assists.


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Lengthy PGA Tour drought ends, but not for Tiger

Tiger Woods missed a 40-foot birdie putt that would have forced a playoff.


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