Student Athlete of the Week

Student Athlete: Madison Eichstadt

Eichstadt is just 16 years old; however, she will graduate from Reynolds this year with a 4.0 grade point average.…
Trunk sale

Trunk Sale Planned June 1

The trunk sale is similar to a garage sale, but will be held at the Canfield Fairgrounds. All rental fees will be used to support the Mahoning County Junior Fair Advisory Board. …
YSU Softball

Crozier Leads YSU to Winner’s Bracket

Following a 2-0 win over Loyola, the sixth-seeded YSU softball team advanced to the winner's bracket final of the 2013 Horizon League Championship. …
Mail stopped in Hermitage

Safety Issue Stops Mail

Mail delivery was stopped May 1 to the Shenango Park Apartments after a mailman alleged he walked into the middle of a drug deal while making his rounds.…
Richard Williams

Jail Time Given in Assault

A Masury man convicted of assaulting his mother and a neighbor was sentenced to six years in prison.…
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Father, Son Charged in Case

Christopher Atkinson, 60, and Aaron Atkinson, 22, are accused of molesting a mute teen with cerebral palsy several times over the past three-and-a-half years. …
Veterans

Veterans Follow Suspect to Court

A group of local veterans looked on as a man pleaded not guilty to charges of stealing the $36,000 grave marker of a veteran from a Youngstown cemetery. …
DeJuan-Thomas

Man Charged in Shootout Death

A Youngstown man is facing life in prison for killing a 26-year-old man in a shootout on the city’s North Side.…
RG Steel Warren, Ohio

Clock Ticking on RG Facility

With no buyer in site, time is running out on the former RG steel plant in Warren. …
Technology Summit

Tech Summit Unites

A networking opportunity for tech-based companies in Northeast Ohio and Pennsylvania was held Thursday in Youngstown. …
BOMBS-PA-EXPLOSIVES-CARDBOARD

Police: W. Pa. man arrested on bomb charges

MONACA, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man has been arrested in connection with an explosive device that was left outside an apartment building. Police arrested 60……
Court-generic

Rios Montt denies he ordered genocide

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt is denying he ordered the extermination of Ixil Mayas as he testifies for the first time at his genocide trial. The 86-year-old ex-general says he never ordered attacks…
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‘Sugar Man’ Rodriguez gets honorary degree

DETROIT (AP) — Wayne State University had no idea that a folk hero was in its midst when the Detroit school awarded Sixto Rodriguez a philosophy degree in 1981. Then again, Rodriguez had no idea about his fame,…
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Roth says ‘Aftershock’ new business model for film

NEW YORK (AP) — Eli Roth says one of the best things about his new movie “Aftershock” is that it creates a “real, new business model” that could help independent films hold their own against studio blockbusters. Roth…
Easter Seals Fashion Show

Fashion Show Benefits Easter Seals

The Angels of Easter Seals rolled out the red carpet Thursday for its annual fashion show at Mr. Anthony’s in Boardman. …
New-TV-Series

NBC orders 5 new TV series for next season

NEW YORK (AP) — Sean Hayes, Parker Posey, Minnie Driver and Gillian Anderson have prominent roles in new television series that NBC will try next season. The network said Thursday that it had ordered five new series, in…
Alligator-Attack

Man attacked by alligator while fleeing deputies

PINELLAS PARK, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida man ran from the law and into an alligator’s jaws. The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office says 20-year-old Bryan Zuniga was pulled over for failing to maintain a single lane…