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Plans progressing for county control of former YDC in Mineral Ridge

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Plans are moving forward to breathe new life into the former Youngstown Developmental Center in Mineral Ridge. The Mahoning County Mental Health and Recovery Board expects to takes control from the state some time after October 1st but an exact timeline has not been set. Duane Piccirilli, the executive director of the board, said that the state is maintaining the property until they get their plans finalized about which organizations will be moving on campus. Larry Moliterno, CEO o... More>>

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Search underway for missing sailors; Navy chief orders probe Video included

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American, Singaporean and Malaysian armed forces are searching for 10 U.S. sailors missing after an early-morning collision between a Navy destroyer and a tanker. More>>

Judge recovering after being shot, Steubenville - OH

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Jefferson County Judge Joseph Bruzzese Jr. was able to return fire, even after dropping his gun, while being ambushed at almost point blank range. Sheriff Fred Abdalla said, "This was just cold blooded attempted murder of a judge, and that's not how it's supposed to be in America, but it is." Video surveillance shows the suspect, who was later identified as Nathaniel Richmond, arrived at the courthouse at around 7:15 then come back at around 7:35 a.m. to wait. Aut... More>>

Warren City Council member addresses increase in city violence

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Over the past few weeks the city of Warren has had a wave of violence. On August 3rd, there was a triple homicide on Solar Street after a vehicle struck the side of a house. A week later, a bullet was found in a baby's crib on Kenmore Avenue. And just this past weekend a 21-year-old is dead following a spray of gunfire near the Fairview Gardens apartments. But what more can be done to try to stop the increasing violence in Warren? Monday evening, 21 News called the mayor and t... More>>

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Steubenville courthouse shooter identified as father of controversial YSU player

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Police in Steubenville are releasing new details about a shooting that left a Jefferson County Judge injured, and a suspect dead. 

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Judge won't seal criminal record of former Bazetta Police Chief

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The man who was Bazetta Township Police Chief from 1978 until 1993 has lost his third attempt to have his criminal past sealed from public view. 

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Saint Vincent DePaul opens new location

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After 5 weeks without a permanent location, Saint Vincent DePaul opened its new location Monday Morning.  The hall's new home is located in the basement of the Saint Cyril and Methodius Church on East Wood Street. Meals will be served Monday through Friday from 11 AM until 12:30 PM and Saturday's from 10 to 11 AM. Saint Vincent DePaul will have an official grand opening on September 27th.  More>>

Hundreds gather to witness the eclipse in Boardman

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It's not something you see every day, it's not something you see once a decade, in fact, the Mahoning Valley has been waiting for its turn to see a partial eclipse since 1991.  "I remember the eclipse I think in the early 90's, it was kind of similar to that. It was pretty awesome and it was fun to bring my daughter and hang with my daughter for it," says Laura Kephart of Boardman.  Hundreds of people poured into Spartan Stadium just about 1:15 PM to grab a pair ... More>>

Planetarium event draws big crowd in Canfield

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Between two and three thousand people came out for a solar eclipse event in Canfield. It was hosted by Mill Creek Metroparks and the YSU Planetarium. With fifteen hundred solar glasses to be given away, the line started forming early at the MetroParks Experimental Farm.

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Woman injured in Weathersfield rollover crash

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One person was injured in a two-car rollover accident that temporarily shut down a road in Weathersfield Township. State Troopers and police were called out to the 4700 block of Austintown-Warren Road at around 3:30 pm Monday where they found two heavily damaged cars. 

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Warren police nab suspects for three robberies

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Police have charged suspects in connection with separate Saturday robberies at three Warren businesses. 

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Deadly weekend crashes linked to possible distracted driving

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The Ohio State Highway Patrol is linking two deadly crashes over the weekend to possible distracted driving. Both incidents involved teen drivers.  The Patrol says a 65-year-old Warren man standing next to his motorcycle was hit and killed by a teen driver Sunday afternoon on the Mahoning Avenue Bridge in Jackson Township. In Beaver Township, a Poland man died after he was hit by a teen driver on State Route 7 while stopped in a private driveway. In both cases, it's believed ... More>>

Cortland gas station ends 99 cent gasoline sale

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Like Monday's solar eclipse, paying bargain prices to fill up your tank was short-lived at a Cortland gas station.

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SLIDESHOW: Solar Eclipse 2017

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Here are a collection of photos of the solar eclipse of 2017 and the moments leading up to it.  More>>

Ramp from SR 11 northbound to I-80 westbound open again

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The Ohio Department of Transportation says the ramp from State Route 11 northbound to I-80 westbound is open again. The ramp was shut down from noon until 2 pm Monday so crews could work on a resurfacing project. More>>

Otter Creek driver injured in one car crash

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Police are investigating a one car accident that sent an Otter Creek Township man to the hospital with serious injuries. 

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Jury deliberates murder case against Youngstown man

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A jury in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court is deliberating the case of a Youngstown man on trial for allegedly murdering a man along a South Side street last year. 

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Traffic backs in Canfield up as crowds rush to view eclipse

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People wanting a pair of free glasses to view the solar eclipse with others crowded into Canfield Monday afternoon. 

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Four injured in Howland crash

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Four people were taken to the hospital for treatment following a three-car crash in Howland. 

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Cortland man sentenced for death of Fowler Township jogger

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 Cortland man has been sentenced for the traffic death of a woman who was jogging along a Fowler Township road last year. 

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President Tressel talks about student engagement and retention

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Youngstown State University's President Tressel presented the State of the University address on campus Monday morning. 

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