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Crash suspect breaks parole, jailed

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YOUNGSTOWN — Gregory Barnhart of Bristolville, charged with operating a motor vehicle impaired following a Friday crash on Interstate 76 about two weeks after being involved in a double-fatal crash not far away, is in the Mahoning County jail. Barnhart, 33, of Miller South Road, was taken ...

3 face write-in for Niles at-Large

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NILES — Incumbents Michael Lastic, Ryan McNaughton and Barry Profato will face George Kuriatnyk, running as a write-in candidate, for three Niles council-at-large seats in next month’s election. In April, Kuriatnyk, 57, dropped out of the Democratic Niles mayoral primary in a move he ...

Students take part in Big Read

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YOUNGSTOWN —Youngstown City School District high school students are lending their talents to the National Endowment for the Arts’ Big Read. Visual and performing arts students at East, Chaney and Youngstown Rayen Early College high schools have joined the Public Library of Youngstown and ...

Knight’s murder trial reset for December

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YOUNGSTOWN — A Youngstown man charged in the late 2018 slaying of another man is expected to stand trial in December. The trial of Lavontae Knight, 24, of 324 Ferndale Ave., was rescheduled for Dec. 16 before Mahoning County Common Pleas Judge John Durkin. Durkin is deciding whether to ...

Car strikes, injures woman in Youngstown

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YOUNGSTOWN — A woman was struck by a vehicle late Sunday night on the South Side. The accident occurred about 10:40 p.m. in the 600 block of West Boston Avenue, a police report states. The woman, who was not identified but reports say was wearing dark clothing, was in stable condition at ...

Vehicle overturns on I-80 ramp; traffic closed

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LIBERTY— A commercial vehicle overturned about 5:10 p.m. Monday on the Interstate 80 eastbound entrance ramp from state Route 11 southbound in Liberty Township. William Blackmon, 62, of Moorhead, Miss., was driving a 2015 Kenworth tractor with a new Wabash semi-trailer when he traveled ...

Austintown captain retires after 45 years

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AUSTINTOWN — Police Capt. Bryan Kloss retired from the department at the beginning of the month with close to 46 years of service, according to police Chief Robert Gavalier. Gavalier said Kloss’s work with the department was impeccable. “He was basically my right-hand-man,” ...

Man robbed of bicycle; 3 suspects apprehended

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YOUNGSTOWN — A man was robbed of his green bicycle on Wick Avenue near Rayen Avenue around 7:30 p.m. Monday, according to law enforcement. Youngstown State University police sent out an alert following the incident, stating that three suspects were apprehended, while one suspect, described ...

Couple arrested in connection to shooting

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YOUNGSTOWN — One man was arrested Saturday evening on assault and gun charges in connection with a Friday night shooting. The man and his woman passenger were picked up at a traffic stop at South and East Florida avenues, a police report states. Patrol officers stopped a vehicle driven by ...

State nurses association honors county lawmaker

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CINCINNATI — State Rep. Don Manning, R-New Middletown, was honored by the Ohio Nurses Association as its legislator of the year. The association presented the award Saturday to Manning as its annual convention in Cincinnati. “I am honored to receive the Ohio Nurses Association ...