Mahoning County Democratic Party Chairman Dave Betras

Betras seeks state probe of Sammarone contribution

Chairman Dave Betras has fired off a letter to the director of the Ohio Elections Commission asking for a thorough investigation into the reported cash donation from former mayor Chuck Sammarone to candidate DeMaine Kitchen, who was Sammarone's chief of staff.…
Alexis and Kayla Kaleda are part of the FasKids running class at the Boardman YMCA.

Running club teaches kids to set goals

The FasKIdz running club at the Davis Family YMCA in Boardman starts its season every year around the time of the Boston Marathon. …
US Marshall shoots defendant in federal court

US marshal shoots defendant in federal court

Authorities say a U.S. marshal shot and critically wounded a defendant in a federal courthouse who rushed a witness stand with a pen at his trial in Salt Lake City.…
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Baseball Primer (4/21)

Howland (9-1) is set to meet Ursuline tomorrow in what should be a must-see contest for baseball fans around the area. …
Security tight at Boston Marathon

After bombs, Boston Marathon under tight security

One year after a pair of homemade pressure-cooker bombs killed three people and wounded more than 260 others, turning a day of athletic triumph into one of tragedy, the Boston Marathon returns to the streets on Monday. For the 118th edition of the world's oldest annual marathon, security along the course will be tighter than ever.…