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Officers testified Hoerig knew her rights when confessing

Law enforcement officers testified Claudia Hoerig understood her constitutional rights before admitting she fatally shot her husband, Karl, in the couple’s Newton Falls home in March 2007.


Sherrod Brown tells vets today he'll fight privatization of VA

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown said he will fight to stop the potential privatization of the Department of Veterans Affairs.


Trumbull sheriff's clerk resigns after husband indicted

A clerk at the Trumbull County Sheriff’s office resigned this week after her husband was charged with drug trafficking after a 10-month investigation.


A'town second-graders portray historical figures for annual show

Austintown second-graders showed their historical knowledge this week at Austintown Elementary’s annual Wax Museum Show.


Body found in Youngstown South Side garbage can

Body found in Youngstown South Side garbage can


Raul Castro's daughter to push for gay marriage in Cuba

Raul Castro's daughter to push for gay marriage in Cuba


Penn State extends president’s contract for 3 more years

Penn State extends president’s contract for 3 more years


Hindu man sues Pa. condo association over religious symbol ban

Hindu man sues Pa. condo association over religious symbol ban


US Rep Rob Bishop says he supports statehood for Puerto Rico

US Rep Rob Bishop says he supports statehood for Puerto Rico


Mayfield confident QB competition won't divide Browns

Mayfield confident QB competition won't divide Browns


Trump says Giuliani needs to 'get facts straight' on Stormy

Trump says Giuliani needs to 'get facts straight' on Stormy


Ohio auditor subpoenaing data from closed online school ECOT

Ohio auditor subpoenaing data from closed online school ECOT


Iowa governor signs strictest abortion regulation in US

Iowa governor signs strictest abortion regulation in US


3 women sue CBS News and Charlie Rose, alleging harassment

3 women sue CBS News and Charlie Rose, alleging harassment


Indiana man pleads guilty to serial killing of 7 poor women

Indiana man pleads guilty to serial killing of 7 poor women

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US Rep. Tim Ryan says weekend rally for TJX helped company recommit to Lordstown

US Rep. Tim Ryan says weekend rally for TJX helped company recommit to Lordstown


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Valley races, issues for today's primary

Here are the races and issues by state and by area counties.


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UPDATE | Mayor happy that TJX wants Lordstown site

TJX: We want to relocate center in Lordstown


COLUMBIANA Races & Issues

Select Columbiana County races and issues for the May 8 Primary election


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Vindy Poll Now | How many people do you know who claim to have paid cash to get government jobs?

How many people do you know who claim to have paid cash to get government jobs?


TRUMBULL Races & Issues

Trumbull County races and issues for the May 8 Primary election


McDonald's restaurant near YSU robbed today

McDonald's restaurant near YSU robbed today


MAHONING Races & Issues

Mahoning County races and issues for the May 8 Primary


OHIO Races & Issues

Candidates filed for the May 8 primary. An * denotes incumbents.


Lockup List Friday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


Police: Off-duty sheriff’s deputy crashes cruiser into Ohio house

Police: Off-duty sheriff’s deputy crashes cruiser into Ohio house


UPDATE | Trump tells NRA, elect Republicans to save gun rights

Trump tells NRA, elect Republicans to save gun rights


Trump keeps world guessing on date and time for North Korea summit

Trump keeps world guessing on date and time for North Korea summit


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INFANTE TRIAL | Jurors go home and will deliberate Infante's fate on Monday

INFANTE TRIAL | Jurors go home and will deliberate Infante's fate on Monday


US adds 164,000 jobs; unemployment down to 3.9%

US adds a modest 164,000 jobs; unemployment down to 3.9%


Kent State dedicating historic landmark on anniversary

Kent State dedicating historic landmark on May 4 anniversary


Brown vows to fight privatizing the VA

Brown vows to fight privatizing the VA


Anti-abortion activist shared tips in DeWine probe

Anti-abortion activist shared tips in DeWine probe


US stocks start little changed after April jobs report

US stocks start little changed after April jobs report


Florida Georgia Line tickets on sale

Florida Georgia Line tickets on sale


Schiavoni pledges diversity cabinet position if elected

Schiavoni pledges diversity cabinet position if elected


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Shooting victim has 'very serious' wounds

Shooting victim has 'very serious' wounds


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Canfield police issue warning about scams

Police Chief Chuck Colucci warned residents to be aware of possible scams.


Hawaiian volcano eruption prompts evacuations

Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano erupted Thursday, releasing lava into a residential neighborhood and prompting mandatory evacuation orders for nearby homes.


Project Veritas attempts sting operation at Lordstown schools

A spokesman said Project Veritas does not comment on ongoing investigations “real or imagined.”


LeBron, Love go off to give Cavs series lead coming home

Watching LeBron James at shootaround, Kevin Love knew something special was in store


HomeGoods purchases house in Lordstown

Lordstown's mayor cautions against reading anything into HomeGoods' house purchase.


Howland, McDonald take Trumbull County Meet

Howland’s Vince Mauri won the 800, 1600 and 3200-meter runs to earn the boys MVP award


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Hoerig murder confession detailed in evidence hearing

Claudia Hoerig’s defense lawyers still want the trial moved out of Trumbull County and the confession suppressed.


Indians, Blue Jays split doubleheader

It was the 1,500th victory for Terry Francona


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After 70 years, Komara Jewelers passes torch to new generation

Bob Komara of Komara Jewelers is passing the torch to his family's next generation, daughter Brianna Komara-Pridon and son Rob Komara.


Guentzel scores twice as Penguins tie series

Mike Sullivan knows his team is “wired” for offense


NAACP official: Y'town schools need plan, work with state

Youngstown City School administrators need to devise a multi-faceted plan and work with the state to improve the school district’s scores and education, says Jimma McWilson, vice president of the NAACP Youngstown Branch. McWilson and George Freeman, president of the chapter, discussed these actions at a community forum titles race, racism, class and poverty in all areas of public education Thursday night.


THURSDAY’S PREPS AT A GLANCE

THURSDAY’S PREPS AT A GLANCE BASEBALL Struthers 11, St. Thomas Aquinas 10 STRUTHERS St.


Emily Guerriero has Williams Syndrome and wants you to know about it

The Williams Syndrome Awareness event is noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at Struthers Parkside Church.


‘Tully’ takes close look at postnatal motherhood A RARE PORTRAIT

‘TULLY’ Grade: 2 and a half stars (out of 4) Rating: R for language and some sexuality/nudity


‘Madden’ named to video game hall of fame

Associated Press ROCHESTER, N.Y. The World Video Game Hall of Fame has inducted “John Madden


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Warren woman shares success story, offers tips to entrepreneurs

The local custom embroidery business owner says research and lots of love are needed to start your own business.


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910th Airlift Wing presents new tailflash

The 910th Airlift Wing introduced a new tailflash design for the wing’s fleet of C-130H Hercules aircraft


Local manufacturing companies seeking apprentices

MVMC hosts first Apprenticeship Job Fair in response to local need.


Prosecutors: Gun arrest was by the book

Woodbridge was initially pulled over for loud music and excessive window tint violations.


Charges against YSU professor dismissed

Professor’s husband said he had no recollection of the events he recounted to police in October


METRO DIGEST || Trump in Cleveland

President Donald Trump is coming to Cleveland on Saturday to highlight the tax reform legislation he signed into law in December.


METRO DIGEST || Joe Maxx Coffee opens

Joe Maxx Coffee shop opened at its new location downtown Thursday.


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Infante takes stand, denies crimes

Ralph Infante and his attorney John Juhasz confer in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court during Thursday's proceedings. The ex-mayor will continue testifying in his public corruption trial this morning,


Public housing under attack

Opinion: By Ebony Slaughter-Johnson OtherWords Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson


US, Chinese officials meet over dispute

Associated Press BEIJING Chinese and U.S. officials met face-to-face Thursday in an attempt to


Births

Births St. Elizabeth boardman hospital Ryan and Katherine Bonacci, Youngstown, girl, May 2.


TRUMP: Daniels payment unrelated to campaign

Associated Press WASHINGTON President Donald Trump insisted Thursday his reimbursement of a 2016


NEWSMAKERS

NEWSMAKERS Rapper Meek Mill, Pa. governor urge criminal-justice reform PHILADELPHIA


Film Academy expels Cosby, Polanski

Associated Press LOS ANGELES The organization that bestows the Academy Awards announced Thursday


GetGo Cafe + Market opens in Boardman

At grand opening of new GetGo Cafe + Market on U.S. Route 224, food was the focus.


Roll up sleeves, take part in cleanup of Youngstown

Editorial: Join the Great American Cleanup of Youngstown on Saturday


Ryan’s political message meant to connect with middle America

Opinion: Since losing his bid for House minority leader in November 2016, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan has been busy


MAHONING COUNTY INDICTMENTS

mahoning county Indictments A Mahoning County grand jury indicted these people on these charges


Lawmaker claims extortion as GOP rival airs racy texts

Associated Press COLUMBUS A Republican woman running against an Ohio lawmaker with whom she


Cosby convicted by ‘mob justice,’ wife says

Associated Press PHILADELPHIA Bill Cosby’s wife called Thursday for a criminal investigation


‘Brews, Blooms and Besties’ at Paladin

‘Brews, Blooms and Besties’ at Paladin YOUNGSTOWN Paladin Brewing, 6520 Mahoning Ave. No. 300,


DNA match to Zodiac Killer sought after break in Calif. case

Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO Northern California detectives still trying to identify the


GOLF roundup

PGA Peterson’s 2 eagles carry lead at Quail Hollow CHARLOTTE, N.C. John Peterson started his


CLUB CALENDAR

ASSOCIATIONS American Association of University Women Youngstown Branch will meet at St. John’s


Inside the ropes with … Jason Kokrak

Inside the ropes with … Jason Kokrak Thursday: The Warren JFK graduate shot a 74 to finish the


New stadium for Browns? They’re talking about it

The Cleveland Browns are discussing long-term plans for a major downtown development project that could include major stadium renovations — or a new facility


SC mulls ban on nearly all abortions

Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. The South Carolina Senate debated Thursday whether to ban


Military begins probing crash

Associated Press PORT WENTWORTH, Ga. Military investigators began the arduous task Thursday of


Iranian official: No negotiations on deal

Associated Press TEHRAN, Iran Iran’s foreign minister took to YouTube on Thursday to criticize


Bolt d’Oro’s owner-trainer likes his horse’s chances

Ruis is an anomaly in the sport because he owns, trains and handles much of the work around the barn, all with his horses


YEARS AGO FOR MAY 4

Today is Friday, May 4, the 124th day of 2018. There are 241 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


Pirates fall to Nats on two home runs

Trea Turner and Ryan Zimmerman homered in the sixth inning and the Nationals beat Pittsburgh


Transgender inmate says she was raped despite raising fears

Associated Press DENVER A transgender inmate who is suing Colorado’s corrections agency says she


SPORTS DIGEST || Ichiro released, moving to Mariners front office

Ichiro Suzuki was released Thursday by the Seattle Mariners and is shifting into a front office role with the team, although he is not completely shutting the door on playing again.


THURSDAY’S OTHER MLB GAMES

AMERICAN LEAGUE Royals 10, Tigers 6 KANSAS CITY, MO. Lucas Duda had three hits and drove in


Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks: v “Women of Heart and Mind: The Songs of Joni Mitchell,” 7:30 p.m.:


Striking teachers get 20 percent pay raise

Associated Press PHOENIX The Arizona governor signed a plan Thursday to give striking teachers


SOCIETY DIGEST || Pioneer Village to open Saturday

Pioneer Village to open Saturday EAST LIVERPOOL The Friends of Beaver Creek State Park are


Man fatally shot at Nashville mall

Man fatally shot at Nashville mall NASHVILLE, Tenn. One 22-year-old man ended a fight with


THURSDAY’S OTHER NBA PLAYOFF GAME

THURSDAY’S OTHER NBA PLAYOFF GAME Celtics 108, 76ers 103 BOSTON Rookie Jayson Tatum scored 21


Robinwood Lane Honor Roll - Third Grading Period

Second Grade High Honor Roll Hebah Arida Noah Belgin Evan Cunningham Gavin Gonzalez Evan


Boardman Glenwood thanks Diamond Steel as crane hoists composter in place

Glenwood students and staff thank the Diamond Steel Construction Company of North Lima for donating

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Austintown Community Briefs

Alternatives for managing anxiety, stress and depression seminar The public is invited to a free


Stadium Drive Honor Roll - Third Grading Period

Second Grade High Honors Hamza Abukwaik Kiley Anderson Jillian Bennett Jaycey Bogerd


Families have evening with the Easter Bunny

by ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com Boardman Park had their annual Evening with the Easter

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POLICE BLOTTER

April 21 Theft: Andrea L. Brimmer, 35, of Ohio Avenue, Youngstown, was charged with stealing about


Boys track defeats Youngstown East and Ashtabula Lakeside

The Boardman boys track team improved its record to 9-0 on April 24 with a victory over Youngstown


Hilltop kindergartners celebrate with moms

By ABBY SLANKER neighbors@vindy.com Hilltop Elementary School kindergarten students had some

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Boys track claims victory over Howland, Lakeview and South Range

The Boardman boys track team improved its 2018 record to 7-0 with a victory over the Howland Tigers,


Amy Dravecky | Steven Armour

YOUNGSTOWN Steven Armour and Amy Dravecky, both of Cuyahoga Falls, exchanged marriage vows July


Canfield Community Briefs

CHS bands to present final concert The Canfield High School bands will present their final concert


Dyserts named AARP Volunteer of the Year

By ABBY SLANKER neighbors@vindy.com Charles and Betty Dysert of Canfield were named 2018 AARP

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Poland Community Briefs

Alternatives for managing anxiety, stress and depression seminar The public is invited to a free


April 18

April 18 Domestic violence: Richard Garcia, 29, of Mahoning Avenue, Youngstown, faced a felony


Union has math night for families

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com Union Elementary invited families to the schools on

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Miss Shields, Mr. Thompson set wedding date

canfield AJ and Cindy Shields of Canfield are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Emily


Mothers and students enjoy Starry Night at school

by ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com Mothers joined their children at Austintown Intermediate

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CHS students introduced to fitness activities

By ABBY SLANKER neighbors@vindy.com From yoga to cross fit, and from kickboxing to Zumba,

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Holy Family invites speakers to their school

Holy Family School welcomed professionals to their school on April 20 for a career day.

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Boardman Sports Briefs

Mooney golf team hosts fundraising scramble On June 9, there will be a Cardinal Mooney golf team


April 18

April 18 Arrest: Police on South Raccoon Road pulled over and took Kenneth F. Spivey, 33, into


Tamara Halaweh, Christopher Hritz to be married

Seham Halaweh of Boardman and Michael and Suzanne Hritz of Salem are announcing the engagement of


Boardman Community Briefs

Alternatives for managing anxiety, stress and depression The public is invited to a free seminar


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CHS inducts students into National Honor Society

Canfield High School had its annual National Honor Society Induction Ceremony on April 25, during which 59 students were honored by the society.

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Angela Morris, Mr. Householder plan summer rite

BOARDMAN Leonard and Darlene Morris of Boardman are announcing the engagement of their daughter,


Lessons in music theory at library

by ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com The Austintown library invited a speaker to teach basic


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Library program invites child sleuths for program

The Austintown library invited children to their “Detectives Wanted” program on April 17.

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Market Street Elementary hosts math night

Market Street Elementary School invited parents to the school for a night to learn about the school’s math curriculum on April 25.

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