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Fired worker suing Poland Twp.

A former Poland Township Road Department employee claims he was the target of defamation, malicious prosecution and wrongful termination.


Trumbull Co., Warren's sewer rate dispute on hold

Trumbull County and Warren officials will meet Friday in an effort to resolve a dispute over sewer rates that could affect thousands of Trumbull County property owners.


Hubbard broadcast students claim $1,000 prize for PSA

The Trumbull Ashtabula Group Law Enforcement Task Force awarded Megan Schellhorn’s Hubbard High School production and broadcasting class $1,000 as a first-place prize for its anti-drug public service announcement contest.


Youngstown police at Midlothian Blvd. stabbing, beating

Police are investigating a stabbing and beating that occurred at 145 E. Midlothian Blvd. that led to one person being hospitalized.


Police: Ohio man kills wife, stepdaughter, turns gun on himself

Police: Ohio man kills wife, stepdaughter, turns gun on himself


FDA approves 1st nonopioid drug to ease withdrawal symptoms

FDA approves 1st nonopioid drug to ease withdrawal symptoms


Trump rails against California for its immigration policies

Trump rails against California for its immigration policies


GOP pushes for speedy confirmation vote for CIA nominee

GOP pushes for speedy confirmation vote for CIA nominee


Ohio city's last abortion clinic gets license, can resume

Ohio city's last abortion clinic gets license, can resume


Shorter drug treatment OK for many breast cancer patients

Shorter drug treatment OK for many breast cancer patients


Several departments fight New Middletown structure fire

Several departments fight New Middletown structure fire


Mom of 10 tortured kids in custody, bail almost $500,000

Mom of 10 tortured kids in custody, bail almost $500,000


Bill Gates gives $44M to influence state education plans

Bill Gates gives $44M to influence state education plans


Jackson-Milton school board meeting for Thursday is canceled

Jackson-Milton school board meeting for Thursday is canceled


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Owner of popular Pittsburgh restaurant arrested on sex-assault charges

Owner of popular Pittsburgh restaurant arrested on sex-assault charges


Sanctuary cities could get boost from sports betting ruling

Sanctuary cities could get boost from sports betting ruling


Trump financial disclosure shows reimbursement to Michael Cohen

Trump financial disclosure shows payment to Michael Cohen


Police: Rapper T.I. arrested outside his gated community

Police: Rapper T.I. arrested outside his gated community


Liberty police add bulletproof protection to patrol cars

Liberty police add bulletproof protection to patrol cars


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Youngstown man gets four years for selling heroin near school

Man gets four years for selling heroin near school


Crash kills 2 after suspected Ohio carjacking

Crash kills 2 after suspected Ohio carjacking


VINDY POLL | How long until you book a room at the new DoubleTree by Hilton in downtown?

With all the restaurants and bars and Covelli Centre downtown, now you have the option of staying overnight as well with the opening of the new hotel.


Ohio man sentenced to prison in toddler’s overdose death

Ohio man sentenced to prison in toddler’s overdose death


Trumbull sewage rate resolution gets withdrawn

Trumbull sewage rate resolution gets withdrawn


Michigan State and Nassar victims reach $500M settlement

Michigan State and Nassar victims reach $500M settlement

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Campbell man arrested on felony domestic violence charge

Campbell man arrested on felony domestic violence charge


Lockup List Wednesday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


YPD handing out 49 awards today

YPD handing out 49 awards today


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DoubleTree by Hilton on East Federal Street is now open for business

DoubleTree by Hilton on East Federal Street is now open for business


Police nab heroin and crack cocaine in home search

Police nab heroin and crack cocaine in home search


TAG force awards Hubbard class for anti-drug video

TAG force awards Hubbard class for anti-drug video


Large weed bags found by cops in Cleveland Street home

Large weed bags found by cops in Cleveland Street home


Dead dogs land Youngstown man in jail

Judge D’Apolito told John Burroughs that if he violates a lifelong ban on owning animals, he will end up in prison.


Canfield’s Longo provides relief in battle of the birds

Anthony Longo threw two strong innings in relief of Jack Rafoth.


DeFalco, Niles back in district final

Marco DeFalco didn’t repeat his postseason feats from last year, but he still has Niles in a good spot.


Downtown DoubleTree to open to media, first guests today

The finishing touches were being completed Tuesday at the DoubleTree by Hilton Youngstown Downtown.


Historic rivalries rekindled in softball

Fitch-Canfield, Mooney-Ursuline games highlight district semifinals.


TCI inmate can grow dreadlocks, judge rules

In the case of Deon Glenn, a federal judge said the ban on dreadlocks in state prison violates religious liberty.


Charges to be filed in 680 accident that killed ODOT worker

City prosecutor says driver was negligent


YSU loses home finale to Kent State

The Youngstown State baseball team fell 5-1 to Kent State in a special Akron Children’s Hospital Kids Day game


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Celtics have Cavaliers in 2-0 hole

LeBron James had 42 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds for Cleveland.


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Judy Infante gets year of probation and ‘benefit of the doubt’

The judge said she gave Judy Infante “the benefit of the doubt that she did not realize the breadth or extent of the criminal activity of her husband, Ralph Infante,”.


People can donate to help two local dog organizations

‘Brayden Clepsi and Daphne Marie’s Saturday Wedding’ fundraiser will help two local dog organizations; their "reception" will help two others.


Microchip implants get under his skin

I have a wallet full of department store, gas station and restaurant loyalty program cards. Some I


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Teen pianist garners attention for his determination, skill Living his dream

Darrius Simmons, the Warren teenager captured attention across the country with his ability as a classical pianist, appeared Tuesday night on NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt.

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Lordstown council sets June 16 for public meeting on TJX zone changes

Council had a special meeting Tuesday to read a letter regarding the zoning changes.


Discipline leads to promotion in Austintown schools

The school board disciplined and promoted an assistant principal in the same meeting Tuesday evening.


Purple Star Room allows students to communicate with family in military

Austintown Schools dedicated its Purple Star Room on Tuesday with a brief ceremony.


Jury views crime scene photos in Hundley case

Trial enters second day


Trumbull County and Warren disagree over waste treatment rates

Trumbull County deputy Sanitary Engineer Gary Newbrough says the city of Warren has unilaterally imposed a 400 percent increase in the sewage-treatment rate it charges to the county, so the county may take similar action against the city.


“Steps of Change” event this weekend will commemorate Mahoning County overdose victims

On Saturday, 113 pairs of shoes will be displayed in Wick Park.


Girard Officer Justin Leo honored in DC ceremony

Leo was shot and killed when he answered a domestic-violence call in October.

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193 Mumford Drive home thorn in neighbor’s side

Rose Jordan stands near the abandoned house next door to hers on Mumford Drive on Youngstown’s East Side. The house is infested with bugs, birds and rodents, is a health hazard to her family and the neighborhood and she wants something done about it. She has been lodging complaints with the city about it for the three years.


Police arrest man wanted on warrant

Police arrest man wanted on warrant AUSTINTOWN Officers arrested a man on a charge of criminal


Phoenix wins NBA draft lottery

The Cleveland Cavaliers have the No. 8 pick.


Crowdfunding raises transparency questions

Associated Press LOS ANGELES Stormy Daniels has raised nearly a half-million dollars to fund her


N. Korea threatens to cancel summit with US

Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea North Korea on today canceled a high-level meeting with


At meeting, Mohip discusses Chromebooks

At meeting, Mohip discusses Chromebooks YOUNGSTOWN A small group of eight discussed furthering


US intensifies pressure on Iran, sanctioning central banker

Associated Press WASHINGTON The United States intensified its financial pressure on Iran on


SPORTS digest

Handel’s has vouchers for Phantoms games CANFIELD Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream stores are


Gaza hospitals struggle to cope with high casualty toll

Associated Press GAZA CITY, GAZA STRIP Patients with gunshot wounds filled wards and hallways in


Abortion law is challenged in Iowa

Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa Abortion-rights groups said Tuesday that they had filed a


Pirates blank White Sox

Trevor Williams (5-2) struck out six and walked none in his longest outing of the season.


April housing sales up across the Mahoning Valley

April 2018 housing sales up compared with April of last year, according to area real-estate agents.


TUESDAY’S PREP SPORTS AT A GLANCE

BASEBALL Regular season Lisbon 12, Jackson-Milton 2 LISBON Mason Rance had two hits and


Cano suspended 80 games for PED violaion

The All-Star second baseman was suspended for 80 games


Kasich announces new office to help legal immigrants

Kasich announces new office to help legal immigrants COLUMBUS Ohio Gov. John Kasich has


Births

Births St. Elizabeth boardman hospital Joy Fox and Ronni Lengyel, Struthers, girl, May 14.


PENNSYLVANIA PRIMARY Waste-hauling millionaire is GOP pick to battle Wolf

Associated Press HARRISBURG, PA. State senator and waste-hauling millionaire Scott Wagner won


OTHER DEVELOPMENTS

OTHER DEVELOPMENTS Israel’s high-tech military is coming under scathing international criticism


STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS Game 3: Eastern Conference Final

Lightning 4, Capitals 2 WASHINGTON Victor Hedman scored his first goal of the playoffs and added


POLICE CALLS

POLICE CALLS A summary of recent criminal activity in Austintown and Canfield: AUSTINTOWN May


Proposal seeks to end ‘meal shaming’ in schools

Associated Press BOSTON Working in an elementary school cafeteria, Wendy Timmons said all she


Tigers beat up on Tribe bullpen for another win

JaCoby Jones homered and doubled, and Detroit rallied against Andrew Miller during a five-run seventh inning.


ODDLY ENOUGH

ODDLY ENOUGH Someone’s been trashing an SUV: 3 bears seen at home LONGWOOD, Fla. This visit


Facebook opens up about scrubbing efforts

Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO Facebook believes its policing system is better at scrubbing


Surplus food

Surplus food New Bethel Baptist Church, 1507 Hillman St., Youngstown, various commodities, 9 to


Cinnamon roll-inspired dip

Cinnamon Roll Dip mccormick.com A sweet, cinnamon roll-inspired breakfast dip. Made with just


Agenda Thursday

Agenda Thursday Boardman school board, 5 p.m., special meeting, superintendent’s office, Boardman


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Holborn Herb Growers Guild to host plant sale Saturday

Holborn Herb Growers Guild to host plant sale Saturday


SOCIETY DIGEST || Idora Park Experience to open this weekend

Idora Park Experience to open this weekend CANFIELD The Idora Park Experience, 4450 S. Turner


Here are some new adds to the rotation on The Summit radio (WKTL-90.7 FM), the Mahoning

Here are some new adds to the rotation on The Summit radio (WKTL-90.7 FM), the Mahoning Valley’s


Amazon to build its sixth distribution center in Ohio

Associated Press COLUMBUS Internet retail giant Amazon says it plans to build another large


FOOD SALES AND DINNERS

THURSDAY Christ Our Savior Parish at Holy Trinity Church, 250 N. Bridge St., Struthers, will sell


Tepper to buy Panthers for record $2.2B

The Carolina Panthers are being sold for an NFL-record $2.2 billion


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Local gem serving Italian-American cuisine

IF YOU GO: What: Enzo’s Restaurant and Lounge Where: 2918 Elm Road NE Warren Hours: Tuesdays


Pasta salad with a southwestern twist

Roasted Chili Corn Pasta Salad mccormick.com Meet one of our favorite summer pasta salads - with


Selected local stocks

Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDEND CLOSE CHANGE Alcoa Inc., 50.62-1.71


Royal wedding coverage on TV

Associated Press NEW YORK The bad news: You don’t have a ticket to Windsor Castle to watch the


Spring open house

Spring open house NORTH LIMA Tabor’s Landscaping and Garden Center will host a spring open house


Trump exhausting his supporters

Opinion: The “wall of protection” conservative media has erected around President Trump may be crumbling.


YARS and Camp Ravenna deserve key investments

Editorial: Unanimous consensus reached last week among members of a powerful congressional committee on this


Each week, this column offers recipes from Valley cookbooks. If your organization would like to have

Each week, this column offers recipes from Valley cookbooks. If your organization would like to have


Watermelon dishes

Family Features A packed schedule often leads to fewer meals around the table. Between balancing


Raising flag on head of InteriorSFlb

Opinion: By Lena Moffitt OtherWords The media’s been swirling around the many scandals involving


Drinks to enjoy outdoors during the summer

Carrot Ginger-tini mccormick.com Fresh carrot juice and ginger lend vibrant color and warm


Over the Hill: Preakness could leave aging Pimlico

Old Hilltop is showing its age, and it will cost more than a quarter-billion dollars to make it right.


YEARS AGO FOR MAY 16

Today is Wednesday, May 16, the 136th day of 2018. There are 229 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


Mom of 10 in abuse case says social services visited years ago

Associated Press FAIRFIELD, Calif. It’s unclear whether any California government agencies had


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