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40K preorders made for LMC’s Endurance truck

Business News

LORDSTOWN — Lordstown Motors Corp. announced Wednesday it has 40,000 nonbinding preorders for its all-electric Endurance pickup truck that would equal — if zero are canceled or delayed — $2 billion in revenue for the manufacturer. The Lordstown-based company that purchased and is ...

Ohio sues to block nuclear bailout

Local News

Ohio’s top elected attorney sued Wednesday in an attempt to block the state’s nuclear plants from collecting fees on electricity bills. These fees were authorized in a law at the center of a $60 million federal bribery probe involving the former Ohio House speaker. Attorney General Dave ...

Agenda

Community News

• MAHONING COUNTY COMMISSIONERS will meet 10 a.m. today at the commissioners hearing room via teleconference at 1-408-418-9388 and access code 132 755 7856#. The staff meeting will be 10:30 a.m. today at the commissioners’ hearing room. • YOUNGSTOWN CITY COUNCIL Safety Committee will be ...

VA clinic to be named for local vet

Local News

YOUNGSTOWN — The U.S. House approved a resolution to name the new Youngstown Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic after Carl Nunziato, a decorated Vietnam War veteran. The Senate still needs to approve the legislation with U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Howland, saying that should happen after ...

State health order allows salad bars, buffets to open

Local News

WARREN — A new Ohio Department of Health order issued Wednesday allows salad bars and buffets to open, as long as staff serves the food and customers can maintain social distancing. The order also allows banquet halls to operate with 300 guests or fewer, live entertainment in restaurants, ...

Group urges locals to vote against Trump

Local News

YOUNGSTOWN — A group of longtime Ohio Republicans, called Operation Grant, is urging other Republicans not to vote to re-elect President Donald Trump — saying he’s bad for the nation. “I’m encouraging Republicans to put country over party and vote for Joe Biden,” said Phil ...

Akron woman pleads guilty in father-daughter shooting

Local News

YOUNGSTOWN — Courtney L. Hall of Akron pleaded guilty Wednesday to three counts of tampering with evidence in the Feb. 29 shooting deaths of Sierra Morris and her father, Leroy Morris. Hall, 30, is the girlfriend of John C. Bruner III, 31, who pleaded guilty Aug. 26 to murder, aggravated ...

Boardman man set for trial on sex charges against kids

Local News

YOUNGSTOWN — Robert Boyd, 50, of West Boulevard in Boardman, is scheduled to go on trial Monday in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court on rape and other sex charges. During a hearing Wednesday before Judge Maureen Sweeney, Boyd refused a plea agreement offered by prosecutors. Boyd is ...

Two arraigned on obscenity charges

Local News

YOUNGSTOWN — Two Austintown men indicted Sept. 10 on multiple charges of pandering obscenity involving a minor or impaired person pleaded not guilty at their arraignments Tuesday in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court. Bond amounts were continued for Robert A. Basic, 44, of Oak Trace Street, ...

Police seek help to find missing girl

Local News

YOUNGSTOWN — The Youngstown Police Department Family Investigative Services Unit is asking for the public’s help in locating a girl, 16, who has been missing since Sept. 15 and was reported as a runaway. Taina E. Cuevas ran away from Byron Street on the city’s East Side, and her family ...