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Ex-Liberty firefighter charged with assault

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LIBERTY — The only criminal charge to have originated so far from the Liberty firefighter drug overdose death and drug activity investigation calls for an ex-firefighter to face a charge of assault July 7 in connection to accusations he urinated into a superior’s communal teapot. ...

Youngstown schools focus of meetings

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YOUNGSTOWN — The future of education for Youngstown City School District students will be the topic of two separate virtual events today. A virtual town hall meeting will focus on the bipartisan effort by legislators and school officials in East Cleveland, Lorain and Youngstown to ...

Man, dog accused in attack on neighbor

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AUSTINTOWN — A man is facing charges after reports indicate he and his loose dog attacked a neighbor. Robert G. Scott, 61, 4151 Westmont Drive, was arrested on charges of assault, aggravated menacing and aggravated trespassing. He was issued a summons accusing him of allowing his dog to ...

Man riding motorcycle shot in arm on South Side

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YOUNGSTOWN — A man, 20, riding a motorcycle on the South Side at 9:34 p.m. Friday reported he was shot in the arm. Police spoke with the man in the St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital emergency room, where he was in stable condition. He said he was riding his motorcycle and heard a ...

Man, 54, found stabbed in hospital parking lot

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YOUNGSTOWN — Police responded to the parking lot of St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital at 7:45 a.m. Sunday and found a city man, 54, on the ground with several stab wounds. He was lying beside a car. The location where the stabbing happened was not mentioned in a police report, but a car ...

Police release details on pedestrian hit by vehicle

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YOUNGSTOWN — A witness told police a person in a blue car, possibly a Mustang, appeared to purposely hit a pedestrian at Rush Boulevard and Midlothian Boulevard early Thursday. The victim, 54, of Boardman, told police he was picking up litter along Midlothian. While waiting to cross Rush ...

Woman pleads guilty to child endangering

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YOUNGSTOWN — Bianca L. Medeiros, 22, of Western Place in Austintown, pleaded guilty Monday to felony child endangering and will be sentenced at 8:30 a.m. Aug. 25. She could get up to 36 months in prison or probation, Judge R. Scott Krichbaum of Mahoning County Common Pleas Court told ...

City man sentenced in store robbery

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WARREN — A Youngstown man was sentenced Monday to seven years in prison after pleading guilty to a July 15, 2019, armed robbery of Valley View Food Mart in Cortland. Clayton Felder Jr., 21, 355 E. Philadelphia Ave., Youngstown, was found guilty of aggravated robbery with a firearm ...

Woman says man tried to break in

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YOUNGSTOWN — A city woman reported at 11:14 p.m. Thursday that a man she had been dating tried to break into her home on East Dewey Avenue and was destroying things. The woman, 31, said she had a protection order against the man in the past. She said her refusal to come to the door of ...

One person knocked out in bar fight

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AUSTINTOWN — A fight broke out around 2:45 a.m. Saturday outside of Shotz Bar, 3713 Oakwood Ave., where a large crowd was gathered. One person was reportedly knocked unconscious during the altercation, according to police call records. A caller estimated 20 people were involved in the ...