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Summary of recent criminal activity in Austintown and Canfield

A summary of recent criminal activity in Austintown and the city of Canfield

Posted on 20 February 2019 | 8:19 am

Fifth Avenue project will be 'transformational'

The goal is to better connect downtown to YSU, a city official says.

Posted on 20 February 2019 | 12:10 am

No renewal levy under CEO Mohip

Youngstown Board of Education members will not give their OK to the renewal of a 10.7-mill levy.

Posted on 20 February 2019 | 12:09 am

Joint Land Use Study for Youngstown Air Reserve Station nears final stages

About 20 people attended the third and possibly final public meeting regarding the Youngstown Air Reserve Station Joint Land Use Study as its consultants prepare to write a draft and then a final report.

Posted on 20 February 2019 | 12:08 am

Boardman teachers will be notified Friday of their 2019-2020 assignments

School officials say the work needed to complete the district’s realignment plan by June 30 is on target.

Posted on 20 February 2019 | 12:07 am

Speed-camera company to reimburse Liberty for police OT

Liberty Township will receive a $2,700 monthly reimbursement from Optotraffic to cover the police department’s overtime costs that stem from the township operating its speed-camera program.

Posted on 20 February 2019 | 12:06 am

Liberty Township to welcome Tim Hortons

Cleveland developer plans to open multiple Tim Hortons in the Valley.

Posted on 20 February 2019 | 12:05 am

BUSINESS DIGEST || Learn more about aviation careers at PIA event

Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics will host an open house at 11 a.m. Saturday at its local campus, 1453 Youngstown-Kingsville Road NE.

Posted on 20 February 2019 | 12:04 am



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Red carpet rolled out ahead of the Oscars

Posted on 20 February 2019 | 6:52 pm

Smollett now a suspect in his report of hate crime

Posted on 20 February 2019 | 6:37 pm

Ariana Grande makes chart history, joins Beatles

Posted on 20 February 2019 | 2:10 pm

Marina Abramovic, “grandmother of performance art” goes digital

Posted on 20 February 2019 | 7:16 am

Fashion forecasting Oscar's red carpet

Posted on 20 February 2019 | 1:17 am

Haute-couture designer Karl Lagerfeld dies aged 85

Posted on 19 February 2019 | 8:32 am

Fiascos litter the road to this year's Oscars

Posted on 19 February 2019 | 8:15 am

Keira Knightley film promotes unity in divided times

Posted on 18 February 2019 | 7:35 pm


Top Stories:

Pew Research: 1-in-10 U.S. Voters in 2020 Election Will Be Foreign-Born

About one-in-ten eligible voters in the United States will have been born outside of the country by the 2020 election cycle, new research finds – just as President Trump has called for more legal immigration.

Posted on 20 February 2019 | 8:58 pm

Ann Coulter: Trump’s Failing. Don’t Ask Me to Lie About it

For decades, voters have been lied to by politicians promising to crack down on immigration. We vote and we vote and we vote, and nothing ever changes. Wage-lowering, culture-destroying policies manage to appear in every bill Congress passes. 

Posted on 20 February 2019 | 8:43 pm

Female Bank Robbery Suspect Also Convicted on Bestiality Charges

A woman arrested and accused of robbing an Ohio bank has been found to have a conviction of bestiality for sexually molesting her dog, a report says.

Posted on 20 February 2019 | 8:26 pm

Jussie Smollett Charged with Disorderly Conduct for Allegedly Filing False Police Report

'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett was charged Wednesday with disorderly conduct for allegedly filing a false report with the Chicago Police Department about a purported attack on himself last month.

Posted on 20 February 2019 | 8:17 pm

Ohio Music Shop Owner Posts Sign Turning Away Trump Supporters

An Ohio music shop owner placed a sign in front of his shop turning away supporters of President Trump, saying he felt “unclean and dirty” from doing business with them.

Posted on 20 February 2019 | 8:13 pm

U.S. Child Reported Missing in Mexican Border City

Mexican federal authorities in the border city of Reynosa issued an Amber Alert over the disappearance of a 10-year-old girl described as a U.S. citizen.

Posted on 20 February 2019 | 7:34 pm

Beto O'Rourke Immigration Plan: No Walls; Amnesty for Dreamers, Parents, ‘Millions More’

Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) released his plan for immigration reform, including no wall and amnesty for millions of illegal immigrants.

Posted on 20 February 2019 | 7:17 pm

The Nuclear Option: In What World Is an Invasion of More than 10 million People Not an Emergency?

Now come all the great Washington “conservatives” lambasting President Trump for threatening to declare a “national emergency” so he can finally build the promised southern border wall that got him elected president.

Posted on 20 February 2019 | 7:11 pm


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Machado jerseys for sale -- briefly -- at Petco Park

Manny Machado has yet to formally sign his 10-year, $300 million contract with the San Diego Padres, but that didn't stop the team's store at Petco Park from briefly having his No. 13 jerseys available for sale on Wednesday.

Posted on 20 February 2019 | 9:58 pm

Zion (knee) ruled out for rest of UNC-Duke game

Duke forward Zion Williamson has been ruled out for the remainder of Wednesday night's matchup against rival UNC after injuring his knee 36 seconds into the game when his left Nike shoe blew out.

Posted on 20 February 2019 | 9:51 pm

Warriors lift Cousins minutes cap in new 'phase'

Steve Kerr says DeMarcus Cousins is expected to start playing for longer stretches after being capped around the 25-minute mark since returning.

Posted on 20 February 2019 | 8:07 pm

GM: Roethlisberger can criticize whom he pleases

Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert says Ben Roethlisberger is the "unquestioned leader" of the locker room who can publicly criticize teammates -- such as Antonio Brown -- if he sees fit.

Posted on 20 February 2019 | 7:09 pm

Wild Wednesday: VAR effect, vintage Atleti, City escape

As European nights go, this one was not bad. There was grit and intensity in Madrid and late drama in Gelsenkirchen. Oh, and lots of VAR.

Posted on 20 February 2019 | 7:03 pm

Cheetahs player banned for filthy act

Cheetahs centre Nico Lee will sit out 13-weeks of Pro 14 action after he was suspended for clearing "the contents of his nose" on Connacht's Colby Fainga'a during their clash last weekend.

Posted on 20 February 2019 | 7:00 pm

LeBron: Intensity level 'activated' for playoff push

LeBron James said he is raring to step up his intensity level for a playoff push, starting against the Rockets on Thursday, saying the Lakers are "working our tails off to get there."

Posted on 20 February 2019 | 6:33 pm

PSG: Neymar will treat broken foot in Brazil

Paris Saint-Germain confirmed on Wednesday that Neymar will head to Brazil to continue treatment on his broken foot.

Posted on 20 February 2019 | 5:39 pm

Kyrie: Made call to LeBron 'to move forward'

Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving told ESPN's Rachel Nichols that his call to apologize to former Cavaliers teammate LeBron James, now with the Lakers, was needed "just to move forward in my life."

Posted on 20 February 2019 | 2:53 pm

Steelers' sensible scenarios for replacing Antonio Brown and Le'Veon Bell

Moving on from one is tough; parting with both is a talent drain. Here are a few options for the Steelers to make the best of a bad situation.

Posted on 20 February 2019 | 2:49 pm