Corruption trials on hold because of pandemic

YOUNGSTOWN — Because of the uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, a Mahoning County judge indefinitely postponed the corruption trials for ex-Youngstown Finance Director David Bozanich and downtown developer Dominic Marchionda and his 10 affiliated companies.

The defendants, their attorneys and prosecutors met for an hour behind closed doors this morning with Common Pleas Court Judge Maureen Sweeney during a pretrial that was scheduled to be the last hearing before trials were to start Monday.

Read more in the Thursday Vindicator.


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