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Savannah State University on lockdown after shooting; 1 hurt

Loretta Heyward of SSU says one male has been transported to a hospital with injuries.

Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:07 am

Cole gets 15th win, Pirates top Marlins 2-1

Gerrit Cole snapped the longest winless drought of his career, as the Pirates held on to beat the Miami Marlins 2-1.

Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:50 pm

Storm Team 27: Warmer this weekend

The latest weather forecast for Youngstown, Ohio and surrounding areas.

Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:19 pm

Youngstown artist repaints colony of fire hydrants at YSU

They're painted up as penguins, the YSU mascot.

Posted on 27 August 2015 | 10:47 pm

Youngstown cops zap 1,000 speeders in 12 days

In only the first 12 days of having new radar guns, the city police department is prepared to mail civil fines to 1,000 people for violating speeding laws.

Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:10 am

U.S. commerce secretary praises work at America Makes

She met with facility officials, and local and national business executives

Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:09 am

About $2.2 million trimmed from city school salary expenses

About $2 million was reduced from city school salary expenses through attrition

Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:08 am

Motorists clammer to get gasoline for 99 cents at Youngstown station

BP owner offered deal to promote revamped location

Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:07 am


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Obama to people of New Orleans: You inspire me, and America

President Barack Obama, accompanied by New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, holds a child as he greets residents in the the Tremé neighborhood in New Orleans, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, for the 10th anniversary since the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. Tremé is one of the oldest black neighborhoods in America, which borders the French Quarter just north of Downtown.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)The president meets with city residents to mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.

Posted on 27 August 2015 | 8:59 pm

Puerto Rico braces for TS Erika after 4 dead in Dominica

A couple walks on a pier under cloudy skies as Tropical Storm Erika approaches the island in Naguabo, Puerto Rico, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Erika was expected to move near Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands on Thursday and be near or just north of the Dominican Republic on Friday as it heads toward Florida early next week, possibly as a hurricane. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo)SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Tropical Storm Erika lashed Puerto Rico early Friday with heavy rains and wind after killing four people and causing devastating floods in the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, where several people remained missing.

Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:06 am

Carly Fiorina takes a licking but keeps on kicking

Posted on 31 December 1969 | 7:00 pm

Father of Virginia TV reporter slain on air vows to fight for gun control

Chris Hurst, a journalist at the station and boyfriend of killed journalist Alison Parker pauses for a moment as Jeff Marks, general manager for WDBJ7 looks onBy Ian Simpson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The father of a Virginia journalist killed in an on-air shooting said on Thursday he would become a crusader for gun control, but analysts said there was little likelihood of legislation on the federal level any time soon, despite changes in some states. Two journalists, reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward of Roanoke CBS affiliate WDBJ7, were shot during a live interview on Wednesday by a disgruntled former station employee who later killed himself. Parker's father, Andy Parker, urged state and federal lawmakers to take action on gun control, especially to keep firearms out of the hands of people who were mentally unstable.

Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:44 pm



Youngstown, Ohio  Lat: 41.10N, Lon: 80.65W
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Humidity: 97%
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Heat Index: 52°F
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Former dunk king Dawkins dies at 58

Former NBA star Darryl Dawkins was the first player drafted out of high school into the NBA -- as the fifth overall selection by the Philadelphia 76ersDarryl Dawkins, the former NBA star whose powerful dunks earned him the nickname "Chocolate Thunder", has died of a heart attack at the age of 58, his family said. "It is with great sadness that we share the passing of our beloved husband and father, Darryl Dawkins, who succumbed today to a heart attack," his family said in a statement issued through the NBA.

Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:11 pm

Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose, two others, accused in lawsuit of rape

NBA: Playoffs-Chicago Bulls at Cleveland Cavaliers(Reuters) - Derrick Rose, the 2011 National Basketball Association Most Valuable Player, is being sued by a former girlfriend who alleges he and two friends drugged and gang-raped her in 2013. Rose's accuser, identified only as Jane Doe, said she and the three-time All-Star Chicago Bulls guard dated from 2011 to 2013. In August 2013, she said, Rose and two friends invited her to Rose's home in Beverly Hills, California, where they slipped a drug into her drink with the aim of raping her.

Posted on 27 August 2015 | 10:10 pm

Solheim selection Lang leads LPGA Classic

Brittany Lang tees off on the 6th hole during the first round of the LPGA Classic on August 27, 2015 in PrattvilleBrittany Lang, newly selected for the US Solheim Cup team, validated captain Juli Inkster's confidence by grabbing the first-round lead in the LPGA Classic. Lang got off to a sizzling start on the par-72 Senator course with five birdies in the first seven holes. "It was just one of those days," said Lang, who birdied 16 and 17 to hold a two-stroke lead over Tiffany Joh, Sydnee Michaels and Ryann O'Toole after 18 holes.

Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:37 pm

Solheim pick Lang surges two ahead in Alabama

(Reuters) - Three days after earning a captain's pick for the Solheim Cup, Brittany Lang proved the value of her selection by seizing a two-shot lead in Thursday's opening round of the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic in Prattville, Alabama. The 30-year-old, chosen as a wildcard along with Paula Creamer by U.S. Solheim Cup captain Juli Inkster, fired a superb seven-under-par 65 in ideal scoring conditions on the Senator Course at Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail. Lang, who tied for second at the 2009 Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic, birdied five of her first seven holes before ending the day two ahead of fellow Americans Ryann O'Toole, Tiffany Joh and Sydnee Michaels.

Posted on 27 August 2015 | 8:58 pm


Browns player quotes - August 27

Terrelle Pryor, Joe Haden and Pat Devlin meet with reporters after Thursday's practice

Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:26 pm

5 things to know from the Browns’ final practice before Tampa Bay game

The latest notes and quotes from Berea

Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:14 pm

Mike Pettine Press Conference -- August 27th

Coach addresses Johnny Manziel's elbow

Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:08 pm

Joe Haden: Browns have unfinished business

Veterans have not forgotten about 7-4 start in 2014

Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:52 pm