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Man charged with abduction

A Youngstown man who has been convicted of rape and felonious assault was charged Tuesday with grabbing a woman downtown and dragging her behind a building last week.…
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Battery thefts investigated

Beaver Township police are investigating the theft of 22 vehicle batteries reported stolen from three businesses last week.…
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10,000 out of power

Officials say a high-voltage power line between Struthers and Poland Township snapped, causing 10,000 customers to lose power.…
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Man sues 40 over honking

A Hubbard man filed a lawsuit late last week suing 40 people he believes have harassed him by honking their horns near his home for the past three years.…
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Vigil crash driver in court

A 20-year-old woman pleaded not guilty Tuesday to hitting five people at a vigil six months ago held for another man who was killed the week before walking in the same spot.…
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Judge rules for fired chief

A judge has reversed a decision by Craig Beach councilmembers to fire a police chief who was caught on a dash-cam video attacking a woman and then lied about it during his disciplinary hearing.…
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Arrest made in robbery spree

Youngstown police arrested a 17-year-old boy Tuesday believed to be one of two people who have robbed several Youngstown State University students at gunpoint near campus.…
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Forbes list includes YSU

Youngstown State University was included in Forbes magazine list of the top one-third of four-year universities in the country.…
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East Palestine family awarded $1.8M

The state must pay an East Palestine woman's family more than $1.8 million for failing to fix the potholes that caused a fatal 2008 traffic crash.…
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12 hospitalized in munitions fire

A dozen employees were taken to an area hospital after inhaling a non-lethal gas the Jamestown, Pa. company manufactures that causes irritation when exposed to skin or inhaled.…
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Power outage hits 3,000

Power has been restored in parts of Mahoning and Trumbull counties after an outage left many residents and businesses without electricity overnight.…
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Man injured in crash

A Canfield man was injured after crashing his car into a guardrail in Austintown.…
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Vigil pushes for peace

An Associated Press poll showed the majority of Americans do not support a military strike on Syria.…
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Oversized truck gets stuck

The truck was trying to exit Interstate 76 eastbound at the state Route 534 exit in Lake Milton, but couldn't make the turn and went off the road and got stuck in the soft berm. …
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St. Rose School marks 100 years

A series of events is planned the weekend of Sept. 27 to mark the 100th anniversary of St. Rose School in Girard. …
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Police: Drugs behind break-ins

Authorities on Monday said a Berlin Center man suspected of committing as many as 15 break-ins in western Mahoning County stole to support his drug addiction.…
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Fracking lesson given in Niles

City council passed the bill of rights as an emergency measure last month to prevent drilling in the city because of fears a well was going to be drilled along Robbins Avenue. …
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Coworkers grieve over murder

Workers at the Salem Walmart continued to grieve the death of a supervisor who was fatally shot Sunday by an ex-boyfriend in the store’s parking lot.…