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Betras calls prosecution ‘deceitful’ in murder case

YOUNGSTOWN — Attorney David Betras used an audio and video presentation Friday to lay out why he thinks Dawn Cantalamessa, assistant county prosecutor, should be removed from his client’s aggravated murder case. Betras paired remarks Cantalamessa made over the last 2 1/2 years about ...

Youngstown gets 2nd offer for redeveloping 20 Federal Place

YOUNGSTOWN — The city received a second formal proposal to buy and redevelop the downtown 20 Federal Place building, more than two weeks after the deadline. Though the formal deadline was June 1 and the city received a proposal from Downtown Development Group in Warren on that day, ...

Proud Austintown Irishwoman spreads good works

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is one of a series of Saturday profiles of area residents and their stories. To suggest a profile, contact features editor Burton Cole at bcole@tribtoday.com or metro editor Marly Reichert at mreichert@tribtoday.com AUSTINTOWN — Shannon Lehn of Austintown does a ...

Mahoning COVID-19 rates remain near top in state

Mahoning County continues to be among Ohio’s counties with the highest rates of COVID-19 cases per 100,000 residents while Trumbull and Columbiana have dropped significantly. Ohio has experienced major declines in the number of COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people in recent weeks. The ...

Educators explore ways to better teach minorities

Ohio Department of Education highlighted the success of three school districts that have succeeded in improving the graduation rates of black students. The state school board at its virtual monthly meeting Friday highlighted the academic successes of Steubenville, Licking Heights and ...

Valley gains access to 3D tech

AUSTINTOWN — Women in Mahoning and Trumbull counties now have the option to get a 3D mammogram through Steward Health Care facilities. Friday, a 3D Mobile Mammography Center was unveiled at Steward Health Center, 20 Ohltown Road. The unique aspect of this technology is that it splits time ...