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Victim's mom testifies of ambush, beating

By JOE GORMAN jgorman@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN Denise Johnson told jurors Monday in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court that after being beaten by a man who lived with her daughter, she passed out before waking up next to her daughter Erika Huff’s body in a burning bedroom.


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City could face $16M deficit by 2023

YOUNGSTOWN If the city doesn’t make changes to its financial situation, it will face a $16 million deficit by 2023, according to a forecast given by a CPA hired by the Mayor Jamael Tito Brown administration.


New sidewalks coming to Girard

New sidewalks coming to Girard


Austintown trustees: Defeated police levy will return to ballot

Austintown trustees: Defeated police levy will return to ballot


Youngstown Arab-American community protests U.S. embassy move to Jerusalem

Youngstown Arab-American community protests U.S. embassy move to Jerusalem


Judy Infante sentencing set for Tuesday

Judy Infante sentencing set for Tuesday


Armor panels to be added to Boardman police cars

Armor panels to be added to Boardman police cars


Man charged with stalking Rihanna, burglarizing her home

Man charged with stalking Rihanna, burglarizing her home


Sex-related charge dropped against Missouri governor

Sex-related charge dropped against Missouri governor


Brother of school shooting suspect ready to start new life

Brother of school shooting suspect ready to start new life


Illinois governor seeks to reinstate death penalty

Illinois governor seeks to reinstate death penalty


Youngstown could face $16M deficit by 2023

Youngstown could face $16M deficit by 2023


Early results in Iraq election favor populist cleric al-Sadr

Early results in Iraq election favor populist cleric al-Sadr


WRTA will conduct a nationwide search for a new executive director

WRTA will conduct a nationwide search for a new executive director


Ohio authorities: Driver shoots deputy, dies amid police gunfire

Ohio authorities: Driver shoots deputy, dies amid police gunfire


2Deep Entertainment to serve as city’s coordinator of downtown events

2Deep Entertainment, operated by Terrill Vidale, to serve as the city’s coordinator of downtown events


First lady Melania Trump undergoes kidney surgery

First lady Melania Trump undergoes kidney surgery


Gun fired after argument yields charges

Gun fired after argument yields charges


Lawsuit accuses AT&T Mobility of pregnancy discrimination

Lawsuit accuses AT&T Mobility of pregnancy discrimination


Ohio transit bus driver accident-free over 1.2M miles

Ohio transit bus driver accident-free over 1 million miles


Margot Kidder, Lois Lane in the 'Superman’ franchise, dies

Margot Kidder, Lois Lane in the ’Superman’ franchise, dies


NBC, Fox announce Fall TV shows

Both networks have revived cancelled shows.


Disney On Ice will return to Covelli Centre

Disney On Ice will return to Covelli Centre


May 23 public meeting to discuss permanently closing a downtown street

May 23 public meeting to discuss permanently closing a downtown street


Mother of murder victim testifies suspect 'ambushed' her

Testimony in Lance Hundley's trial began today


Lockup List Monday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


Supreme Court upholds driver rights in rental case

Supreme Court greenlights driver rights in rental case


James get life plus 42 years for murder

James get life plus 42 years for murder


Immigration crackdown shifts to employers as audits surge

Immigration crackdown shifts to employers as audits surge


Trial on tap in Giants, Eli Manning memorabilia lawsuit

Trial on tap in Giants, Eli Manning memorabilia lawsuit


UPDATE | Supreme Court makes sports betting a possibility nationwide

Supreme Court makes sports betting a possibility nationwide


Sears: Committee to explore sale Kenmore brand, other assets

Sears: Committee to explore sale Kenmore brand, other assets


MARKETS RIGHT NOW | Stocks open higher on Wall Street

Markets Right Now: Stocks open higher on Wall Street


Cincinnati mayor: 'We failed’ in case of teen dying in van

Cincinnati mayor: ’We failed’ in case of teen dying in van


UN health agency aims to wipe out trans fats worldwide

UN health agency aims to wipe out trans fats worldwide


Facebook suspends about 200 apps that may have misused data

Facebook suspends about 200 apps that may have misused data


UPDATE | Dozens killed in Gaza as US Embassy opens

Dozens killed in Gaza as US Embassy opens in Jerusalem


Opening arguments begin in Hundley murder trial

Opening arguments begin in Hundley murder trial


Man injured in Sunday night shooting in Liberty

Austintown and Youngstown police assisted in the initial investigation.


Puskas: Cavs let Celtics impose their will

The Celtics’ romp over the Cavaliers in Game 1 was a textbook example of what can happen when a passive LeBron James allows the game to run through someone else.

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Beatitude House expands services

Beatitude House has traditionally served disadvantaged women and their children


30,000 honor fallen officers, including Justin Leo

Staff report WASHINGTON, D.C. As part of National Police Week this year, the names of 129 law-


Meeting set on parking at Y’town health dept.

Health commissioner to meet with commissioner today Staff report YOUNGSTOWN Erin Bishop,


METRO DIGEST | Bike to Work on Friday, autism workshop set

Warren plans events for Bike to Work day WARREN The Bike to Work Warren Committee is having its


Familiar faces, farewells headline Indy lineup

The throwback month is in full swing at Indianapolis Motor Speedway


Kluber, Indians clobber Royals

Corey Kluber was handed a big lead early in the game and the rest was simple


Giants shut out Pirates, end 6-game losing streak

San Francisco turned some of those fly-ball outs into home runs


Simpson comes up big at Players Championship

Webb Simpson navigated his way through a few mistakes but not too much stress to win


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Rehabbed WWII bomber rolling out Thursday in Dayton

Associated Press DAYTON The Memphis Belle took off from England on the morning of May 17, 1943,


Police: Members of a family bombed Indonesian churches

Police: Members of a family bombed Indonesian churches SURABAYA, Indonesia Coordinated suicide


COURTS

COURTS TRUMBULL COUNTY Marriage licenses David D. Miller, 23, of Rome, and Mary E. Troyer, 21,


Drive-by shooting leaves 3 wounded

Associated Press AKRON A drive-by shooting in Akron left three people wounded. Police say


Damoun Patterson signs with Steelers

Damoun Patterson signs with Steelers PITTSBURGH Former Youngstown State wideout Damoun Patterson


WORTH A LOOK

CRAFT SHOWS Celebrate Poland is looking for arts, crafts and collectibles for the June 30


As lava oozes, Hawaii officials say rest of the island is open

Associated Press VOLCANO, Hawaii Warnings that Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano could shoot boulders


Embassy opening cheered & jeered

Associated Press JERUSALEM Israel is kicking off festivities to celebrate the opening of the


prep sports at a glance

GIRLS LACROSSE Late Saturday Canfield 21, Beaumont Academy 5 CLEVELAND HEIGHTS Canfield


Penguins hit three home runs, beat NKU.

The Youngstown State baseball team finished off a four-win week with a 10-3 victory at Northern Kentucky


Births

Births St. JOSEPH WARREN HOSPITAL Susan and Stephen Miller, Garrettsville, boy, May 12.


Ohio woman, 113, is now the oldest person in the US

Ohio woman, 113, is now the oldest person in the US CLEVELAND HEIGHTS A 113-year-old woman


LeBron, Cavs routed by Celtics in Game 1

Marcus Morris scored 21 points and added 10 rebounds while pestering LeBron James into a playoff-high seven turnovers


Agenda Tuesday

Agenda Tuesday Austintown school board, 5 p.m., public meeting, Fitch High School, 4560 Falcon


ODDLY ENOUGH

ODDLY ENOUGH Splashing near manatees puts man in hot water STOCK ISLAND, Fla. A Florida man


Capitals zap Lightning to take 2-0 series lead

The Washington Capitals scored in the opening minute of the game and twice in the last 1:02 of the second period to pull away


Austintown announces summer food program

Austintown announces summer food program Austintown The Austintown Local School District will


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

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


Senior centers a surprising bullying battleground

Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO The unwanted were turned away from cafeteria tables. Fistfights


It’s past time to cure stigma of mental illness

Editorial: Mention mental illness, and far too often, the focus quickly turns to its tragic outcomes that play


For a builder, Trump shows a desire to use the wrecking ball

Opinion: By John L. MICEK Cagle Cartoons For a man who likes to brag about what a big builder he is,


Slave labor in America

Opinion: By Joe Guzzardi Cagle Cartoons “With President Trump, you never know.” Those were the exact


NEWSMAKERS

NEWSMAKERS ‘Avengers’ overpowers ‘Breaking In,’ ‘Party’ LOS ANGELES “Avengers: Infinity War”


Today is Monday, May 14, the 134th day of 2018. There are 231 days left in the year.

Today is Monday, May 14, the 134th day of 2018. There are 231 days left in the year. Associated


Savoring Mother’s Day

By SEAN BARRON news@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN Pamela Snowden misses her late mother, Lou Fares, but


Police question parents, friend of Paris attacker

Associated Press PARIS Investigators are following the trail of a 20-year-old Frenchman born


Sebring teens make entrepreneurial dreams come true with Legacy Book

“I thought this was a good way to preserve the important things,” 16-year-old Carson Rouse said