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Celtics beat Cavs again for 2-0 lead

Game 3 is Saturday night in Cleveland.


New downtown Hilton gets finishing touches today

The finishing touches were being completed today at the DoubleTree by Hilton Youngstown Downtown in preparation for the first guests’ arrival today.


Gaza hospitals, surgeons overwhelmed with casualties

Patients with gunshot wounds filled wards and hallways in Gaza’s under-equipped and overwhelmed main hospital today, with dozens still waiting in line for surgery a day after Israeli soldiers shot and killed 59 Palestinians and wounded hundreds in mass protests on the Gaza border.


John Burroughs gets 6 months for dogs' deaths, lifetime ban on owning animals

A city man responsible for the death of two dogs will serve six months in jail, and a Mahoning County judge forbade him from ever owning an animal again.


TCI inmate's rights violated by dreadlocks ban, federal judge rules

A federal judge ruled when it comes to Deon Glenn, a Trumbull Correctional Institution inmate, state and local policies that forbid him from maintaining dreadlocks violate his religious liberties.


Suns win NBA lottery; Cavs to pick 8th

Phoenix has won the No. 1 pick in next month’s NBA draft.


Facebook: We're better at policing nudity than hate speech

Facebook: We're better at policing nudity than hate speech


Lordstown council sets June 16 as first public reading of zone change for TJX project

Lordstown council sets June 16 as first public reading of zone change for TJX project


Judge: Special counsel had authority to prosecute Manafort

Judge: Special counsel had authority to prosecute Manafort


Judge tosses California law allowing life-ending drugs

Judge tosses California law allowing life-ending drugs


Mariners All-Star Cano suspended 80 games for drug violation

Mariners All-Star Cano suspended 80 games for drug violation


Nation's most restrictive abortion law is challenged in Iowa

Nation's most restrictive abortion law is challenged in Iowa


Amazon to build 6th distribution center in Ohio

Amazon to build 6th distribution center in Ohio


Youngstown's grass-cutting program underway

Youngstown's grass-cutting program underway


SKorea news agency: NKorea threatens to cancel US summit

SKorea news agency: NKorea threatens to cancel US summit


Lack of quorum forces cancellation of Youngstown zoning meeting

Lack of quorum forces cancellation of Youngstown zoning meeting


Tepper to buy Panthers for record $2.2 billion

Tepper to buy Panthers for record $2.2 billion


Authorities: Pa. police dog injured when car hits officer’s SUV

Authorities: Pa. police dog injured when car hits officer’s SUV


Shooting death of suspended Pa. school teacher ruled a homicide

Shooting death of suspended Pa. school teacher ruled a homicide


As lava destroys Hawaii homes, owners ask: Am I covered?

As lava destroys Hawaii homes, owners ask: Am I covered?


'I heard angels': Taraji Henson details how she fell for her fiance

'I heard angels': Taraji Henson details how she fell for her fiance


Small-plane pilot flown to hospital after crash in Ohio

Small-plane pilot flown to hospital after crash in Ohio


Judy Infante gets 1 year probation for role in corruption case

Judy Infante gets 1 year probation for role in corruption case


Homes for Kids host foster parents open house Tuesday

Homes for Kids host foster parents open house Tuesday


Man threatens shooting outside of Boardman Walmart

Man threatens shooting outside of Boardman Walmart


Attempted robbery outside PNC Bank on Market Street

Attempted robbery outside PNC Bank on Market Street


YUMADAOP spoken-word events set Friday at schools

YUMADAOP spoken-word events set Friday at schools


Kasich announces new office to help legal immigrants

Kasich announces new office to help legal immigrants


Lebanon's gay pride week brought to halt after crackdown

Lebanon's gay pride week brought to halt after crackdown


Tom Wolfe, pioneering 'New Journalist,' dead at 87

Tom Wolfe, pioneering 'New Journalist,' dead at 88


Dead dogs lead to jail time for Youngstown man

Dead dogs lead to jail time for Youngstown man


YSU conference draws business to new downtown hotel

YSU conference draws business to new downtown hotel


Driver faces vehicular homicide charge in ODOT worker death

Driver faces vehicular homicide charge in ODOT worker death


Youngstown police find stolen guns, cash, camera and heroin

Youngstown police find stolen guns, cash, camera and heroin


Loaded gun found in car of people hanging out windows

Loaded gun found in car of people hanging out windows


Assault weapon again being fired at vacant home in Youngstown

Assault weapon again being fired at vacant home in Youngstown


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Warren teen pianist will appear on NBC Nightly News

Warren teen pianist will appear on NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt tonight


MAZE coming to Powers Auditorium

MAZE coming to Powers Auditorium


Lockup List Tuesday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


Liberty police seek man accused in assault

Liberty police seek man accused in assault


HUNDLEY TRIAL | Jurors see photos of charred remains

Testimony resumes in capital murder trial of Lance Hundley


Two scary sevenths

Two former Inter-Tri County League rivals faced adversity in the seventh inning


Austintown trustees talk about levies

Austintown Township trustees will put the recently defeated 2.4-mill replacement levy back on the November ballot


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Infante case wraps up with sentencing today, but will restitution be paid?

Infante case wraps up with sentencing today, but will restitution be paid?


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

Local Arab-American and Jewish communities saddened by the deaths in Gaza.


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Massillon ends Fitch’s baseball season

CANTON The Austintown Fitch High School baseball team has had innings get out of control before. Rarely, did they hurt the way Monday’s six-run third inning ignited Massillon to a 7-2 victory in a Division I district semifinal at Thurman Munson Memorial Stadium.


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Young entrepreneur visits Rotary Club

Young entrepreneur visits Rotary Club


SPORTS digest

Inaugural ‘410’ Sprint Series washed out Hartford Sharon Speedway management tried to wait out


Raid nets guns, drugs at South Side house

Arthur Jarver, 19, was arrested at the East Judson Avenue home.


SOCIETY DIGEST || Library to host mini concert Sunday

Library to host mini concert Sunday SALEM Kirk Poffenberger will entertain from 2 to 3 p.m.


Selected local stocks

Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Alcoa Inc., 52.36-1.60 Aqua America, .20


Long odds for peace as Trump roils Mideast with embassy move

Associated Press WASHINGTON President Donald Trump’s prospects for brokering the Mideast peace


Medicaid expansion defines race for governor of Ohio

Editorial: There are almost 8 million registered voters in Ohio, but only 1.5 million cast ballots in last


Bill aims to improve Ohio’s compensation system for the wrongfully convicted

Compensation not only provides restitution for the wrongful conviction, it also helps people get back on their feet and return to leading productive lives


Supreme Court says states can approve sports betting

Associated Press WASHINGTON The Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for states coast to coast


Health fair offered

Health fair offered WARREN The Grace African Methodist Episcopal Church, in conjunction with


Immigration crackdown shifts to employers

Associated Press WASHINGTON Immigration officials have sharply increased audits of companies to


Seattle backs tax on companies like Amazon to help the homeless

Associated Press SEATTLE Seattle leaders on Monday unanimously approved a tax on large


REUNIONS & class notes

Austintown Fitch High School Class of 1956 will meet for its monthly breakfast at 9 a.m. Thursday at


BOARDMAN Armor panels to be added to police cars

Staff report BOARDMAN The township trustees approved a purchase the police chief said will go a


Browns coach finally to jump into lake

The stunt will benefit charity


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Infusion and Multi-Disciplinary Center employs the latest technologies

Health care is an ever changing, always evolving industry in which technology and innovation allow


Births

Births St. Elizabeth boardman hospital Ashley Marrow and Timmogene Howell Jr., Girard, boy, May


Kidder, known as Lois Lane of ‘Superman,’ dies

Kidder, known as Lois Lane of ‘Superman,’ dies LOS ANGELES Margot Kidder, the Canadian actress


ODDLY ENOUGH

ODDLY ENOUGH Man charged with shooting smoke detector to quiet it BARTON, Vt. A Vermont man is


President Trump must be willing to walk away from N. Korea talks

Opinion: By Michael Reagan Cagle Cartoons So Donald Trump has a date with Kim Jong Un in Singapore on


Staying at DoubleTree

Staying at DoubleTree YOUNGSTOWN Guests will begin staying at the DoubleTree by Hilton’s new


Trump’s bid to help Chinese firm draws fire but raises hopes

Associated Press WASHINGTON A long-running dispute between American regulators and Chinese


YEARS AGO FOR MAY 15

Today is Tuesday, May 15, the 135th day of 2018. There are 230 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


Will zinc help hirsutism in women?

Q. I am a woman in my 20s, and I have a problem with facial hair. In researching this, I read an


Congress impairs teacher raises

Opinion: By Bob Lord OtherWords In just a few months, we’ve seen teachers in five states walk out of the


Melania Trump in ‘good spirits’ after procedure

Associated Press WASHINGTON First lady Melania Trump underwent a “successful” procedure Monday


Trainers Baffert and Lukas share a strong friendship

Triple Crown tie is possible after Preakness


Live music performances on television shows this week include:

Live music performances on television shows this week include: v Luke Bryan: Tonight on “Jimmy


Agenda Wednesday

Agenda Wednesday McDonald Village Council, 6 p.m. caucus followed immediately by council meeting,


AROUND THE HORN | Monday’s other MLB games

AMERICAN LEAGUE Rays 2, Royals 1 KANSAS CITY, MO. Adeiny Hechavarria danced around catcher


Cavs, LeBron look to bounce back

‘Big response’ expected from James


MONDAY’S HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS AT A GLANCE

BASEBALL REGULAR SEASON Columbiana 12, LaBrae 4 COLUMBIANA The Clippers (13-14) collected 16


Associated Press

Associated Press GAZA CITY, Gaza Strp In a jarring contrast, Israeli forces shot and killed at


NFL seeks help from Congress on gambling framework

Nevada no longer will be lone state to allow bets on sports


METRO DIGEST || WRTA search

WRTA search YOUNGSTOWN The Western Reserve Transit Authority will conduct a nationwide search


Goodrum’s homers, 5 RBIs power Tigers past Tribe

Carrasco suffers loss


Knights beat Jets, tie series

Former Phantom Connor scores Winnipeg goal


Warriors capture home-court edge

Durant leads Golden State with 37 points


Robbed of Hoverboard

Robbed of Hoverboard WARREN A 16-year-old boy reported being robbed of a book bag, tennis shoes


Youngstown to have a May 23 public meeting to discuss permanently closing a section of North Phelps Street

The plan is to turn the street into a pedestrian entertainment area