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10:50 a.m.: Aggravated murder delayed

YOUNGSTOWN -- Opening statements and the start of testimony was scheduled to begin today in the aggravated murder trial of Myckle Hughes, 23, of Campbell, but the trial is now postponed until Monday. Mahoning County Prosecutor Paul Gains said at least one reason why the trial was postponed is ...

Wed. 11:15 a.m.: US outlines sweeping plan to provide free COVID-19 vaccines

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government outlined a sweeping plan today to make vaccines for COVID-19 available for free to all Americans, assuming a safe and effective shot is established and widely accepted though polls show skepticism remains across America. In a report to Congress and an ...

11:45 a.m.: Ex-cop Chance pleads to tempering with records

YOUNGSTOWN -- Former Youngstown police officer Phil Chance Jr., 41, pleaded guilty today to six counts of tampering with records that alleged he falsified six certificates for individuals trying to get their carrying-concealed-weapons permit. His indictments say the offenses occurred at ...

10:30 a.m.: Homicide victim was football standout

YOUNGSTOWN -- The Mahoning County Coroner's office today identified the man shot to death early Tuesday on Salt Springs Road as Theaplus Redmond Jr., 19. WANE TV in Indianapolis has reported that Redmond is a 2020 graduate of Fort Wayne's North High School, where he was a football ...

Check your school’s progress on state report cards

Given the limited data available on the state report cards this year, it can be challenging to gauge how well a particular school or district is performing. Ohio's school districts received report cards without letter grades Tuesday, because COVID-19 forced them to shut doors and go online in ...

Tues. 12:30 p.m.: US tariffs on China are illegal, says world trade body

GENEVA (AP) — A World Trade Organization panel ruled today that Trump administration tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods are illegal, vindicating Beijing even if the United States has all but incapacitated the WTO's ability to hand down a final, binding verdict. The decision marks ...

Tues. Noon: Trump to preside over historic Arab-Israel recognition deals

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is set to preside today over the signing of historic diplomatic deals between Israel and two Gulf Arab nations that could herald a dramatic shift in Middle East power dynamics and give him a boost ahead of the November U.S. election. In a White House ...

Tues. 11:30 a.m.: Man shot to death at Salt Springs Road home

YOUNGSTOWN - Detectives are investigating the city's 22nd homicide which occurred just after midnight today in the 200 block of Salt Springs Road. Patrol cruisers were called to the home about 12:16 a.m. for a shooting, according to a news release from Lt. Brian Welch of the Detective ...

Q&A: What does a deal between TikTok and Oracle mean?

HONG KONG (AP) — ByteDance, the Chinese company that owns the popular video-sharing app TikTok, has chosen Oracle over Microsoft as a new American technology partner to help keep the app operating in the U.S. TikTok confirmed the decision today, echoing earlier statements from Oracle and the ...

Identity revealed in Lake Milton incident

LAKE MILTON - The body of a kayaker has been recovered from Lake Milton. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources confirmed Monday that the body of Eyad Traish, 26, was recovered Sunday. Traish was kayaking with a woman on Saturday when the woman's kayak tipped. Traish went into the water ...