MTV piping up for ‘Scream’ series to air in 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — MTV is getting ready to blast viewers with a brand-new “Scream.” The network says it will produce a pilot for a TV-series adaptation of the wildly popular slasher films. The series would reinvent the…
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Song Contest Hits Home

Update A local woman has made it to the top 12 in a song writing contest. …
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Police: YMCA Thefts Solved

Two men were arrested for stealing unsecured items, mostly cell phones, from patrons of the Boardman YMCA. …
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Brown Wants 'Proof'

One of the democrats running for Youngstown mayor is criticizing another candidate for not doing enough to clear his name.…

Philly increases security for Broad Street Run

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities in Philadelphia say they’ll increase security for a major road race that will attract thousands of runners to the city. About 4……
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Violence Patrols Set

Law enforcement agents will be out in full force in Youngstown starting this weekend. …

Mellow name removed as he serves federal time

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — Former state senator Bob Mellow spent years as a power broker in Harrisburg, clout that paid off by having his name adorn public projects in his nort……

Broadway revival of ‘Cabaret’ is being considered

NEW YORK (AP) — The Roundabout Theatre Company is considering a new Broadway revival of “Cabaret,” although the non-profit said Thursday no final decision has been made. The last revival of “Cabaret,” also by Roundabout, ran for nearly…

Former coach gets almost 6 years on cocaine charge

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A former assistant high school football coach been sentenced to almost six years in federal prison for his role in a cocaine ring. Thirty-seven-year……
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Search Warrants Issued

Update Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says search warrants have been executed at the high school attended by two football players who raped a 16-year-old girl.…

Knox says he plans to run for Philadelphia mayor

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Millionaire businessman Tom Knox says he plans to run for mayor of Philadelphia in 2015. The former health care executive, who lost to Mayor Michae……
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EPA Tours Dam

Ohio EPA Director Scott Nally was in Lowellville Thursday to inspect the First Street dam on the Mahoning River and to learn what village officials and residents think about the structure. …

Julianna Margulies and Paul Rudd to join onstage

NEW YORK (AP) — Julianna Margulies and Paul Rudd will team up as lovers for a one-night only benefit reading of Neil LaBute’s play “The Mercy Seat.” The off-Broadway company MCC Theater said Thursday the reading will be…

Ohio AG: Search warrants executed in rape case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says search warrants have been executed at the high school attended by two football players who raped a 16-year……

5-mile section of Pa. Turnpike to be closed Sunday

ETTERS, Pa. (AP) — A five-mile section of the Pennsylvania Turnpike will be closed in both directions for several hours this weekend. The road between the Harrisburg E……
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D&L Appeal Denied

The state Oil and Gas Commission on Thursday denied an appeal by embattled D&L Energy to keep their operations going until the commission makes a final decision on its permits. …
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Community Cup Kicks Off

The first phase of the Community Cup competition among Youngstown area businesses kicked off Thursday at the downtown YMCA. …
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Pen Pals Meet

Pen pals who have written letters to each other over the past eight months got to meet in person Thursday. …