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WRTA launches new app, online help for riders

Officials with Mahoning County’s public transportation system say new technology will make riding the bus easier than ever.


Warren native acquires property for AutoParkit after 3 years

It took three years, but Warren native Chris Alan finally has the former Packard Electric properties on Dana Street he needs to run his AutoParkit automated parking company.


Indians rout Cubs

Jose Ramirez hit his 14th homer and Trevor Bauer (4-3) went six innings in his second straight scoreless start.


Boardman cops looking into school bus discipline incident

Township police are investigating an incident in which an employee with a private bus company applied a restraining hold to a Youngstown elementary student.


2 candidates vie for Trumbull coroner; 1 gets endorsement from predecessor's wife

When Trumbull County Democratic Party Central Committee members meet at 5 p.m. Thursday at Enzo’s Restaurant on Elm Road to select someone to be Trumbull County coroner for the next 21⁄2 years, they will have several factors to consider – experience, character, ethical conflict, even party loyalty.


Youngstown NAACP reviews Mohip's academic teams Thursday

Youngstown NAACP review Mohip's academic teams Thursday


Congress moves to dismantle key post-crisis bank rules

Congress moves to dismantle key post-crisis bank rules


Cohen partner pleads guilty in deal requiring cooperation

Cohen partner pleads guilty in deal requiring cooperation


Worker hurt in an accident at Fifth Avenue deck at YSU

Worker hurt in an accident at Fifth Avenue deck at YSU


Ford to invest in Romanian plant to ramp up production

Ford to invest in Romanian plant to ramp up production


Smoke forces evacuation of plane at Newark airport

Smoke forces evacuation of plane at Newark airport


Police swarm city street in Florida in apparent shootout

Police swarm city street in Florida in apparent shootout


Woman accuses R. Kelly of sexual battery, giving her herpes

Woman accuses R. Kelly of sexual battery, giving her herpes


Ohio amendment capping payday interest rates certified

Ohio amendment capping payday interest rates certified


Abbvie to donate $100M for health, housing in Puerto Rico

Abbvie to donate $100M for health, housing in Puerto Rico


Trump wades deeper into abortion politics as midterms loom

Trump wades deeper into abortion politics as midterms loom


Youngstown's sole recreational swimming pool opens June 13

Youngstown's sole recreational swimming pool opens June 13


Lockup List Tuesday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


Ohio House delays vote on successor to speaker who resigned

Ohio House delays vote on successor to speaker who resigned


Ryan decries Trump's postponement of steel tarrifs

Ryan decries Trump's postponement of steel tarrifs


Mahoning Valley’s April unemployment rate down

Valley’s April unemployment rate down


McDonald school board meets Wednesday night

McDonald school board meets Wednesday night


Ohio teen’s body found in creek at nature preserve

Ohio teen’s body found in creek at nature preserve


US stocks make modest gains at midday

US stocks make modest gains at midday


Texas school shooting suspect’s father thinks he was bullied

Texas school shooting suspect’s father thinks he was bullied


Trump appeals again to delay 'Apprentice’ contestant’s suit

Trump appeals again to delay ’Apprentice’ contestant’s suit


Congressional leaders to review information on Russia probe

Congressional leaders to review information on Russia probe


Campbell man faces charges for May 1 house shooting

Campbell man faces charges for May 1 house shooting


Boardman police investigate incident between bus driver, student

Boardman police investigate incident between bus driver, student


Woman said boyfriend beat her, threw her from car

Woman said boyfriend beat her, threw her from car


Police find drugs after catching man after chase

Police find drugs after catching man after chase


For Robert Indiana, 'LOVE’ was a complicated relationship

For Robert Indiana, ’LOVE’ was a complicated relationship


'People get robbed and shot all the time' says man found with drugs, gun

'People get robbed and shot all the time' says man found with drugs, gun


Tim Ryan plans May 29 town hall meeting at YSU

Tim Ryan plans May 29 town hall meeting at YSU


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Organizers ponder how to get more kids involved in baseball

Struthers baseball player Will Bradley sprints toward first base while Springfield first baseman Jakoby Emerine reaches to make the catch during a game at the Springfield youth baseball complex. The “big four” youth sports – baseball, football, soccer and basketball – have seen significant declines in the number of active participants over the past decade.


Witnesses, police can't substantiate city man's shooting tale

Witnesses, police can't substantiate city man's shooting tale


Woman tells police masked man shot her 3 times

Woman tells police masked man shot her 3 times


JC Penney’s CEO Ellison departs for Lowe’s, shares plunge

JC Penney’s CEO Ellison departs for Lowe’s, shares plunge


As summit looms, North Korean media return to angry tone

As summit looms, North Korean media return to angry tone


Teen arrested after slaying of Maryland police officer

Teen arrested after slaying of Maryland police officer


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Canfield, Champion, West Branch set for playoff action

Cheryl Weaver is well aware that her Golden Flashes are wearing a target on their jerseys.


YPD busy Sunday with gun seizure, investigating fight

Two guns were seized over the weekend.


Hundley guilty on all counts, including death specification

Mitigation phase of Hundley trial begins May 30


Impossible dream becomes reality for expansion Knights

Golden Misfits have stunned NHL fans


Deneen Penn of Mecca competes for Miss USA but misses finals

Deneen Penn of Mecca competes for Miss USA but misses finals


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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Cordray said he’ll fight for the Mahoning Valley

Richard Cordray praised Joe Schiavoni, who he beat in the primary, for his support.


Poland schools cut one teacher for next school year

With retirements and resignations, the school district will have about 11 fewer full-time employees next year.


Proposed statue touches James

LeBron James may go from idolized to immortalized in his hometown


Profiteer-in-chief loves China

Opinion: By Dick Polman Cagle Cartoons The U.S. Constitution has been reduced to a scrap of parchment,


Trump won’t punish aide for insulting Sen. McCain

Editorial: If there was any doubt about the administration of Republican President Donald J. Trump lacking a


Free stuff at games turns foul

Opinion: By Peter Funt Cagle Cartoons The 1966 baseball season was particularly memorable in St. Louis,


Serena won’t receive seeding

French Open denies new mom


Warren family left homeless by fire

Warren family left homeless by fire WARREN A family of five on Woodland Street Northeast was


Agenda Wednesday

Agenda Wednesday Boardman school board, 5:30 p.m., regular meeting, Center Intermediate School,


Girard woman faces drug, OVI charges

Nicole Braun also tried to kick and bite one of the officers during her arrest.


OTHER DEVELOPMENTS

OTHER DEVELOPMENTS Weeks before his planned North Korea summit, President Donald Trump is staring


Tesla’s braking raises concerns

Associated Press DETROIT Long emergency stopping distances, difficult-to-use controls and a


YSU baseball seeded fifth in Horizon tourney

Penguins will play Oakland in opening round


Syria Government: Capital is under control

Associated Press BEIRUT Syria’s military on Monday captured an enclave in southern Damascus from


washington Officials to ‘review’ classified probe info sought by lawmakers

Associated Press WASHINGTON Ratcheting up pressure on the Russia investigation, the White House


Capitals blank Tampa Bay to force Game 7

.J. Oshie and Devante Smith-Pelly scored, Braden Holtby stopped all 24 shots he faced and the Washington Capitals beat up the Tampa Bay Lightning


LGBT community cheers ‘God made you like this’ remark by Pope Francis

Associated Press VATICAN CITY Pope Francis’ reported comments to a gay man that “God made you


TV & RADIO

TV & RADIO TODAY 6 a.m. (TNN) Tennis: Banque Eric Sturdza Geneva Open, 10:30 a.m. (SECN)


LeBron’s 44 helps tie series with Celtics

LeBron James knows the path to the NBA Finals better than anyone in today’s game


Prep sports at a glance

SOFTBALL Champion 17, Bristol 0 CHAMPION Sophomore Allison Smith (14-0) struck out 15 and


Trump pulls back from brink of trade war with China, hails truce

Associated Press WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Monday hailed his administration’s


Police arrest 2 men found fighting in lot

By SAMANTHA PHILLIPS sphillips@vindy.com LIBERTY Two men were arrested after police found them


Drug-trafficking charge

Drug-trafficking charge BOARDMAN A Boardman man’s reckless driving earned him a felony drug-


Trustees must devise a way to bolster police funds this summer, or the township may not have enough to cover police payroll

It costs $120,000 a month for police payroll, and there is $138,000 available to spend in the police fund


Ribbon-cutting for Papa John’s

Ribbon-cutting for Papa John’s YOUNGSTOWN The Youngstown/ Warren Regional Chamber announced


Wickens crashes at Indy 500 practice

Another headache for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports just two days after top driver James Hinchcliffe failed to make the field for the showcase race


US demands changes in Iran policies post-nuke deal

Associated Press WASHINGTON The Trump administration Monday demanded that Iran make wholesale


SANDLOTS Class Little b at Cene Park

Prospects 5, Macri’s Sports 3 Jared Mindek has two hits and an RBI while Zach Rhodanz had two hits


Microsoft to extend data rights worldwide

Associated Press NEW YORK Microsoft promised Monday to give users worldwide the same data and


This little piggy followed him home

This little piggy followed him home NORTH RIDGEVILLE, Ohio Police in a Cleveland suburb thought


Franceschelli out as Struthers coach

Franceschelli out as Struthers coach STRUTHERS Struthers boy’s basketball coach James


BIRTHS

BIRTHS ST. JOSEPH WARREN HOSPITAL Karen Miller and Samuel Fisher, West Farmington, girl, May 17.


Local business, nonprofit host fundraising event Wednesday

Modern Methods Brewing and Earth Angel Farms will host a beer and cheese pairing event.


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Idora Park employee reunion set for June 2

Idora Park employee reunion set for June 2


Court rules against workers

Associated Press WASHINGTON A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that businesses can prohibit


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Overcoming the Drama of Trauma

Brought to you by MERCY HEALTH St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital remains the Mahoning


General Electric to join with Wabtec

Associated Press NEW YORK General Electric will tie its train engine division to the railroad


Q. I have been eating instant oatmeal five days a week for many years now. I have read that instant

Q. I have been eating instant oatmeal five days a week for many years now. I have read that instant


YEARS AGO FOR MAY 22

YEARS AGO Today is Tuesday, May 22, the 142nd day of 2018. There are 223 days left in the year.


Mental Health month

Mental Health month YOUNGSTOWN In celebration of National Mental Health Awareness month, The Red


REUNIONS & class notes

Boardman High School Class of 1968 will meet for its 50th reunion during a “Those Were the Days”


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