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Hoerig trial delayed to January, plea deal rejected

An attempt to bring Claudia Hoerig to trial quickly after getting her returned from Brazil in January in the aggravated murder of her husband Karl, fell through Thursday as her trial date was moved to Jan. 14, 2019.


L.A. mayor tours Y'town as part of Ohio sweep

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, a potential 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, stopped in Youngstown – the first of six Ohio cities he’s visiting as he tours the key presidential swing state.


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Warren man with dementia missing

The Trumbull County 911 Center is looking for a missing 80-year-old man who suffers from diabetic dementia.


Trumbull County secures grants for Howland, Liberty road improvements

County and township officials are celebrating successful grant applications for improvements to roads in low- to moderate-income neighborhoods in Howland and Liberty townships.


Sandy Hook Promise program spreading throughout Valley

Parents of children who were killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting created a nonprofit organization with an impact that has touched the Mahoning Valley.


Actor Terry Crews settles suit with agent he says groped him

Actor Terry Crews settles suit with agent he says groped him


Woods, McIlroy off to torrid start at BMW Championship

Woods, McIlroy off to torrid start at BMW Championship


Mexican prosecutors find 166 skulls in mass graves

Mexican prosecutors find 166 skulls in mass graves


UPDATE | Northside nurses say they are fighting to keep hospital open

UPDATE | Northside nurses say they are fighting to keep hospital open


Twitter finally bans conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

Twitter is permanently banning right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his “Infowars” show for abusive behavior.


LA mayor and potential prez candidate Garcetti tours Youngstown

LA mayor and potential prez candidate Garcetti tours Youngstown


Portion of Canfield Township road due to accident

Portion of Canfield Township road due to accident


Lordstown public affairs board meets Friday

Lordstown public affairs board meets Friday


Boardman trustees have special meeting Friday

Boardman trustees have special meeting Friday


Ford recalls 2M pickup trucks; seat belts can cause fires

Ford recalls 2M pickup trucks; seat belts can cause fires


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Actor Burt Reynolds dead at 82

Actor Burt Reynolds dead at 82


$3,723,765 in federal research grants awarded to Kent State University

$3,723,765 in federal research grants awarded to Kent State University


Pa. prisons say changes after staff sickened costing about $15M

Pa. prisons say changes after staff sickened costing about $15M


Trump administration moves to detain migrant families longer

Trump administration moves to detain migrant families longer


Source: NY Catholic dioceses subpoenaed in sex-abuse probe

Source: NY Catholic dioceses subpoenaed in sex-abuse probe


Lockup List Thursday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


YSU foundation gets $14M software grant from tech supplier

YSU foundation gets $14M software grant from tech supplier


Ohio police: Resource officer activated Taser to wake student

Ohio police: Resource officer activated Taser to wake student


UPDATE | 'A horrific situation: 4 dead in Cincinnati bank shooting

'A horrific situation: 4 dead in Cincinnati bank shooting


Ohio teen siblings killed, man arrested after standoff

Ohio teen siblings killed, man arrested after standoff


Amway founder and Magic owner Richard DeVos dies at age 92

Amway founder and Magic owner Richard DeVos dies at age 92


Austintown Quaker Steak hosts Patriot Day celebration

Austintown Quaker Steak hosts Patriot Day celebration


Commissioners tout $741,000 grant to house homeless vets

Commissioners tout $741,000 grant to house homeless vets


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Cafaro family donates $1.5 million to Youngstown State University

Cafaro family donates $1.5 million to Youngstown State University


Shots fired at Chicago Avenue and Market Street, no injuries

Shots fired at Chicago Avenue and Market Street, no injuries


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VINDY POLL | Would you pay $1,100 for a new Apple watch?

Now the hearings are ending, do you think Judge Kavanaugh should be confirmed?


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825 marijuana plants seized in Trumbull and Mahoning counties

825 marijuana plants seized in Trumbull and Mahoning counties


YPD investigates Wednesday night shooting

YPD investigates Wednesday night shooting


Aggravated murder trial of Claudia Hoerig now delayed to Jan. 14

Aggravated murder trial of Claudia Hoerig now delayed to Jan. 14


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Honor a veteran or first-responder

As part of its U.S. Flag Project, Girard-Liberty Rotary is seeking nominations to honor a veteran or first-responder each month beginning in October.


Two raccoons from Springfield and Green townships test positive for rabies

Two raccoons from Springfield and Green townships test positive for rabies


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Women making plans after spate of park assaults

A recent spate of reported crimes against women at local parks has law-enforcement officers and members of the running community urging caution, especially for women who are walking, biking or running alone.


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Family fears driver who fatally struck boy won’t be charged

An Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper investigating the scene told the family Jeffrey L. Fleck, 67, of Niles, the driver of the SUV, wouldn’t face charges, the boy's grandmother said.


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Deeley’s three goals power Boardman

Deeley struck for a pair of goals from more than 30 yards out and added a third on a penalty kick.

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Citizens offer plenty on proposed Howland intersection changes

People attending an open house seemed mostly satisfied with the innovative double-crossover configuration state officials are proposing for the state Route 46-Route 82 intersection in 2023.


Baldwin rebounds as YSU left tackle

The much-traveled offensive lineman has found a home.

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Mahoning GOP committee selects finalists for Y'town judge

Gov. Kasich will select the next judge from the three.


Cats pounce on Mahoning Valley early

Tri-City holds on to beat the Scrappers.


Ex-Youngstown mayor is booked at county jail

He and two co-defendants are expected to waive their Tuesday arraignments.


Browns’ Garrett plans to meet Big Ben

Myles Garrett has shredded Ben Roethlisberger. It’s time to tear up the real Big Ben.


Death of an Austintown Township infant a homicide

The Summit County Medical Examiner’s office has ruled the death of an Austintown Township infant a homicide.


Steelers losing patience with running back Bell

Le’Veon Bell’s teammates are starting to express their dismay about his holdout.


‘Hollow’ to premiere at Rust Belt Theater

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN The Rust Belt Theater Company will present “Hollow,” its second new and


Ukrainian Bandurist Chorus features first Valley member

The Ukrainian Bandurist Chorus’ concert Sunday at Ford Recital Hall will be its first in Youngstown with a Mahoning Valley resident as a member.


Canfield City, township finalize JEDD, annexation pact

Officials are eyeing close to 400 acres for residential and commercial development.


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Youngstown Playhouse opens with Fosse musical

The Youngstown Playhouse will begin its season this weekend with “Pippin,” the musical that racked up multiple Tony Awards for both its original Broadway run and its 2013 revival.


YSU sees continued increases in freshman class, grant funding

The university saw the second-highest number of international students overall, but because a large percentage of them enrolled in graduate programs, it experienced a dip in international undergrads.


Campbell council addresses water issues

The city sent out letters alerting residents to a water purity issue as a formality.


Comics, art and more at expo

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN The Youngstown Independent Creators Exposition, or Yo-ICE, will take


Truth about CEOs salaries

Opinion: By Sam Pizzigati OtherWords Politicians often gab about the “private sector” and the “public


Bishop takes a bold step in sexual-abuse scandal

Editorial: Fully recovered from acute leukemia, which put him out of commission for several months, the leader


Mississippi election a satisfying moment for the country, locally

Opinion: “To understand the world, you must understand a place like Mississippi.” – Attributed to William


CD RATES

CD RATES The table shows the annual percentage yield as of Wednesday. All yields given in percent.


Preps at a Glance

Preps at a Glance GIRLS SOCCER Liberty 5, Champion 1 CHAMPION Liberty beat Champion for


Kluber leads Indians over Royals

The Tribe ace is the first to 18 wins this season.


Opioid maker to pay for overdose-antidote

Associated Press A company whose prescription opioid marketing practices are being blamed for


Naturalist Hike

Naturalist Hike When: Saturday, 1-2:30 p.m. What: Enjoy an afternoon hike to the Lily Pond with


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Toby Keith heats up Canfield fair

Toby Keith’s concert Monday at the Canfield Fair was a long time in the making, and the country


Amazon orders 20,000 vans

Associated Press NEW YORK Amazon has ordered 20,000 vans for its new delivery program in which


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Carpatho-Rusyn group will present fall Vatra BOARDMAN The Carpatho-Rusyn Society’s annual fall


Taillon tallies win over Reds

Taillon allowed only one run as he scattered eight hits and walked none in the win.


Trump: NYT op-ed ‘gutless,’ ‘disgrace’

President demands writer be turned over to government Associated Press WASHINGTON In a


Northside closure

Northside closure AUSTINTOWN The American Federation of Teachers, the parent organization of the


City of You fest this weekend

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN The inaugural City of You Festival will take place Friday and Saturday


Facebook, Twitter pledge to battle foreign intrusion

Associated Press WASHINGTON Facebook and Twitter executives assured Congress on Wednesday that


BIRTHS

Births St. Elizabeth boardman hospital Celine Begley-Green and Brandon Long, Youngstown, boy,


Quarantined jet passengers appear to have the flu

Associated Press NEW YORK A large commercial jet from Dubai caused a scare on Wednesday after a


Weakening Gordon spreads rain inland

Weakening Gordon spreads rain inland DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. Blamed for the death of a Florida


Fall allergies: Goldenrod takes blame but ragweed is culprit

By Eileen W. Novotny Master gardener volunteer 2018 Intern Fall is in the air. Achoo! Growing


US trade deficit widens to $50.1B

Associated Press WASHINGTON The U.S. trade deficit widened for the second-straight month in


At Toronto Film Fest, searing portraits of today

By JAKE COYLE AP Film Writer NEW YORK The Toronto International Film Festival is an


Associated Press

Associated Press WASHINGTON It’s sort of a coordinated dance, but the performers are an


Riverwalk fest to feature arts, film, performances

Staff report NEW CASTLE, PA. Arts & Education at the Hoyt’s fifth annual Arts on the Riverwalk


Keys to face Osaka in U.S. Open semis

Madison Keys is into her third semifinal in the past five Grand Slam tournaments, including two in a row at the U.S. Open


Associated Press

Associated Press Nike has unveiled its first “Just Do It” ad narrated by Colin Kaepernick, a spot


Plant mums early Mums are the signature fall plant. If you want them to overwinter and provide color

Plant mums early Mums are the signature fall plant. If you want them to overwinter and provide color


Agenda Friday

Agenda Friday Brookfield Township Zoning Committee, 11 a.m., Township Green, meeting to answer


METRO DIGEST || Dog rescued from car

Rise for Climate events scheduled NORTH LIMA As part of hundreds of Rise for Climate events this


Associated Press

Associated Press WASHINGTON President Donald Trump unloaded Wednesday against an explosive new


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This hibiscus is hardy in our winters

By Marilyn McKinley OSU Ext. master gardener volunteer CANFIELD Looking for a late summer


Democrats continue makeover of party

Associated Press WASHINGTON The Democratic makeover is in full swing. With just a few


Tribute to rock music returns to Packard

Staff report WARREN Neil Berg’s 50 Years of Rock and Roll will return to Packard Music Hall for


“NBC Sunday Night Football” (8:15 P.M., NBC): Yes, we know it’s Thursday but a

“NBC Sunday Night Football” (8:15 P.M., NBC): Yes, we know it’s Thursday but a contract is a


Drugs’ side effects shouldn’t be ignored

Do you know anyone who hides her eyes when the movie gets scary? Some things seem too frightening to


ODDLY ENOUGH

ODDLY ENOUGH Marylanders crabby over PETA’s vegan billboard BALTIMORE Crab is beloved across


Mulching is important in the fall

Q. A master gardener told me that I should mulch in fall. Is this true? Lynn from Austintown A.


Selah opens season with ‘Bakersfield’

Staff report STRUTHERS Selah Dessert Theater will open its fifth season with the comedy


Brew 32, 5253 Old Pulaski Road, Pulaski, Pa.

Brew 32, 5253 Old Pulaski Road, Pulaski, Pa. Fri: Gary’s Choice, 7 p.m. Brickhouse Tavern, 958


Thursday

Thursday Fairs and Festivals Columbiana Street Fair, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m., downtown Columbiana;


AUDITIONS

AUDITIONS SINGERS Opera Western Reserve is seeking singers of all voices and all ages for the


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Butler seeks docents

The Butler Institute of American Art is offering classes for new docents.


Pats QB wants to keep playing

Associated Press FOXBOROUGH, Mass. Tom Brady is making one thing clear as he prepares for his


YSU baseball names Davis pitching coach

YSU baseball names Davis pitching coach Youngstown Shane Davis has been named the pitching coach


Try asters for fall color

Try asters for fall color Asters are an underutilized plant in the landscape. There are many


Special classes set for jobseekers

Special classes set for jobseekers YOUNGSTOWN The Taft Promise Neighborhood will conduct


Today is Thursday, Sept. 6, the 249th day of 2018. There are 116 days left in the year.

Today is Thursday, Sept. 6, the 249th day of 2018. There are 116 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED