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Mom sentenced in son's death

The Struthers mother who pleaded guilty to allowing the beating death of her 14-year-old son was sentenced Wednesday to 15 years in prison. …

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Man pleads in lottery scam

The brother of an East Liverpool business owner pleaded guilty in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court Tuesday to theft involving a scam to …

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Letson pleads not guilty

State Rep. Tom Letson pleaded not guilty Wednesday through a written plea at his arraignment for a misdemeanor housing violation for leasing…

Artist's rendering of the YSU Veterans Resource Center.

YSU building vet center

Ground was broken Wednesday for the Veteran’s Resource Center on the campus of Youngstown State University.

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New schools open

Two new elementary schools opened Wednesday for the first day of school in Austintown.

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Your Financial Fix

Our panel of financial experts answers financial questions.

Ariel Castro

Ariel Castro found dead

The man who held three women captive in his home for nearly a decade before one escaped and alerted authorities has been found dead and is b…

Youngstown council

Redistricting talks heat up

Boundary lines for Youngstown’s wards haven’t changed in more than 30 years despite major population declines and shifts.

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Internet cafe ban on hold

The group filed almost 434,000 signatures in its effort to put the measure to a repeal vote next year, according to Ohio Secretary of State …

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Truck driver hurt in crash

Police said a woman in the passing lane drove into a truck, causing it to go off the road.

Cardinal Mooney High School

Mooney move gets approval

In a news release, Murry said he would agree to the move if the results of a financial feasibility study show there is sufficient financial …

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Auction to aid cistern project

A project to build a water cistern in Uganda is being spearheaded by two Cardinal Mooney seniors, Murphy Sharp and Kristina Aiad-Toss.

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Senator urges action

As lawmakers in Washington continue to receive updates and briefings on the civil war in Syria and the concerns over the use of chemical wea…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground midday recap for Tuesday, September 03, 2013. Unsettled weather continued in areas of the Eastern Seaboard and parts of …

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Casino tax revenues up

Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties governments are already seeing significantly more in receipts from the state’s gambling casinos t…