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Man convicted of killing his wife

YOUNGSTOWN — The father of a woman, killed by the hands of her husband, was escorted out of a Mahoning County courtroom Thursday after he shouted at the defendant. The outburst — which led to the clearing of the Common Pleas courtroom of Judge Anthony D’Apolito — took place during ...

Deal seals fate of Lordstown plant

LORDSTOWN — With a tentative four-year agreement between United Auto Workers and General Motors, the worst fear of UAW Local 1112 members was realized Thursday when details of the proposal were released publicly — the Lords-town assembly plant will close for sure. Local union and other ...

Youngstown board cancels contract vote

YOUNGSTOWN — The board of control canceled a vote on hiring a consultant to assist with its water and wastewater issues because the contract would have violated the city’s purchasing policy. The thwarted move has a councilwoman saying that all consulting contracts should first come to ...

Boardman man named in 15-count indictment

YOUNGSTOWN — A Boardman man was named in a 15-count felony indictment Thursday stemming from a September shootout with authorities on Market Street in Boardman. Stephen B. Wilson, 52, faces 10 counts of felonious assault, one count of discharge of firearm on or near prohibited premises, ...

Canfield High gets grant for laptops

CANFIELD — Canfield High School received a Connect for Success grant from Mobile Beacon to provide internet access and laptops for students who need additional time to complete homework in school or at home. The grant provides 25 laptops and 25 mobile hotspots with free, unlimited 4G LTE ...

Grand jury hands up 21 indictments

YOUNGSTOWN – A Mahoning County grand jury on Thursday returned 21 felony indictments. The following cases will be arraigned next week: Kenneth S. Puckett, 26, in care of Ohio State Penitentiary, Youngstown, harassment with a bodily substance; Anthony J. Morton II, 35, of Gahanna, ...

Youngstown man shot to death on South Side

YOUNGSTOWN — A 25-yearold man was gunned down and later found in the backyard of a South Side home where he was pronounced dead Wednesday evening. Youngstown police responded to an alert from a gunshot activation system in the area of 36 Hilton Ave. They found the victim ...

Charges filed in East Side slaying

By GUY VOGRIN Staff writer YOUNGSTOWN — A Youngstown man was indicted Thursday in a November 2018 slaying of a Warren man on the city’s East Side. Brian Donlow, 24, of Youngstown, is charged with aggravated murder, murder, attempted aggravated murder, attempted murder, two counts of ...

Attorneys want homicide trial moved out of Trumbull County

By ED RUNYAN Staff writer NILES — Attorneys for Ryan M. Daniels Sr., set to go to trial Nov. 12 and accused of accidentally shooting a Niles woman to death outside of a Niles tavern, is citing pretrial publicity in asking that the trial to be moved outside of Trumbull County. The ...

Police: Mom tosses child in car seat

YOUNGSTOWN — A Columbus woman was arrested early Thursday on a child endangering charge after police said she became angry and threw a child car seat across the room with her 9-month-old daughter in it. The police officer who responded to the 12:10 a.m. call in the 2700 block of Hammaker ...