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Judge declares Campbell man’s shooting trial a mistrial

WARREN — A Trumbull County jury was sent home Friday afternoon after some 17 hours of deliberations, unable to come up with a unanimous verdict in the trial of a Campbell man facing felony charges connected to the Oct. 5, 2020, shooting of a Warren man. Despite the mistrial, Tre’Mon ...

The race is on for new chief of Mahoning Democrats

While the Mahoning County Democratic Party’s precinct committee members won’t vote until next June for a new chairman, Christopher Anderson, the head of the Ohio Young Democrats, says he’s seeking the seat. Also, Youngstown City Councilman Mike Ray, D-4th Ward, and a member of the ...

Youngstown woman, 81, writes 5 books in 5 years

YOUNGSTOWN — In 1932, American philosopher Walter B. Pitkin published a self-help book titled “Life Begins at Forty.” Eight years later, June Summers was born at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital and proved him wrong. In fact, the Youngstown native has achieved more in her 81 years ...

Ohio witnesses big increase in cases

The state continues an alarming trend of very high COVID-19 cases — seeing the number increase by more than 25 times what it was about two months ago. The state was at 683.3 COVID-19 cases per 100,000 residents for the period between Sept. 2 and Wednesday, according to statistics ...

Man indicted in 11 rapes involving pair

YOUNGSTOWN — City resident Dagoberto Gomez-Espinoza, 63, was indicted this week on 11 counts of rape, 10 counts of sexual battery and three counts of gross sexual imposition involving two young victims. If convicted on the rape charges alone, he could get more than 100 years in prison. ...

Struthers man refuses to give name after overdose

WARREN — A man suspected of overdosing at an apartment in the 3300 block of Dunstan Drive NW Thursday could not be treated at St. Joseph Warren Hospital — because he would not give his name. Police and MedStar ambulance personnel were dispatched about 4 p.m. to the apartment complex, ...