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Spicer exits as Trump shakes up his beleaguered press team Video included

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New York financier Anthony Scaramucci is under consideration to join the Trump administration as communications director. More>>

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Youngstown Police: Routine traffic stop turns into a chase

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Friday afternoon, a Youngstown Police Officer watched a car run a stop sign near Parkcliff and Hudson. 

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New Castle standoff leads to arrest

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Friday evening, New Castle Police arrested a suspect for armed robbery at the Dollar General. 

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Youngstown building fire could be arson

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Youngstown's Arson Investigator is trying to determine what caused a second floor classroom of an old school building to catch on fire. Firefighters were called out to the large school building just after 6 this morning on Poland Avenue and worked for several hours to put out the blaze at what was once known as the "Word of Grace" Church. Investigators say the damage was extensive and they've sent samples to a lab to test and see if the fire was intentionally set. Youngst...

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Two indicted in murder of Josh Beasley

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An update to a story on a Youngstown murder investigation. Two men already in prison for a robbery spree in the Columbus area have been indicted for the November 2016 murder and robbery of Joshua Beasley of Masury on McCartney Road. David Madumelu and Daniel Kitchen are now also charged with the attempted aggravated murder of two female witnesses in Youngstown back in 2016. Youngstown Police Lieutenant Doug Bobovnyik tells 21 News says, "From what we learned there wasno reason...

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Police give advice if you're headed to Trump rally

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There will be room for 6,000 people at the downtown Youngstown Covelli Centre to basically to see and hear President Donald Trump's message on Tuesday evening. But you've got to get there early because there won't be any extra tickets and they won't be any last minute accomedations. Youngstown will be in the national spotlight as President Trump takes center stage at 7 p-m. And while many are still wondering exactly what his message will be, Youngstown Police Chief Robin Lees and o... More>>

Huffman Fruit Farm celebrates new market

Four generations stood together Friday morning, cutting the ribbon on a brand new market at Huffman Fruit Farm in Salem. It's a new chapter for the family farm that opened back in 1892, now seven generations strong.

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Hamad defense files several motions including change of venue

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Accused murderer Nasser Hamad was back in Trumbull county court Friday for a status hearing.  The Howland man is facing trial on capital murder charges for the deaths of two people and the wounding of three others in a shooting outside his home in February. Hamad, who had been defiant and disruptive at previous court appearances, now sits quietly and lets his defense team do the talking.  The latest defense filings include motions to dismiss capital components of ...

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Negley woman killed when deer falls through windshield

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A Negley woman was killed after an airborne deer crashed through her windshield Thursday night.  Amy Stoneburner was riding in the passenger seat of her family's Pontiac Vibe when a deer flew through the car's windshield. According to the Trumbull County branch of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the deer was hit by a Toyota Camry traveling northbound on State Route 7. The way the deer was hit caused it to launch into the air and crash through the windshield of the Vibe that was ...

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Accused Howland shooter will be in court Friday

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The accused murderer, Nasser Hamad, will be back in the court room on Friday. 

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GOP leaders plan Tuesday health vote, it's an uphill climb

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Republican senators are hunkering down for a last-ditch attempt to prevent their own divisions from pushing their health care bill to oblivion. More>>

YPD warns drivers to avoid downtown during President Trump's visit

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Downtown traffic is expected to be an issue for drivers when President Donald Trump visits Youngstown Tuesday.  The President is expected to speak at the Covelli Centre on Front Street at 7 p.m., but doors open even earlier at 4 p.m. WFMJ's print partner, The Vindicator, reports Police Chief Robin Lees is advising people to avoid driving downtown between 3 and 8 p.m. Lees, according to the The Vindicator, is warning people who don't have to be downtown Tuesday to stay awa... More>>

Crews on scene of fire at old Youngstown school building

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The Youngstown Fire Department responded to a fire at an old school building on the city's south side early Friday morning.  Initial reports of the fire came in just before 6:30 a.m. at the old Buckeye School off Poland Avenue.  As of 7 a.m., smoke could be seen coming out of the roof of the building, and firefighters were targeting the back side of the school.  First responders told 21 News flames were coming out the back windows when they arrived on scene... More>>

Concert benefiting Cystic Fibrosis research begins Friday in Petersburg

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A two-day concert to benefit Cystic Fibrosis research kicks off Friday and continues into Saturday in Springfield Township. The the 7th Annual Niki Feezle C.F. Explosion of Hope Concert at Buffalo Hollow in Petersburg is organized by the Niki Feezle C.F. Explosion of Hope Foundation, in memory of a young Valley woman who lost her life to Cystic Fibrosis. Headliners include country music rappers Big Smo and Colt Ford of Friday night. Following on Saturday are the Full Circle Band and... More>>

Halls Heights house fire under investigation

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Arson investigators were called to the scene of an early morning house fire in Youngstown. Just before 2:30 a.m., Youngstown fire fighters were dispatched to a home in the 140 block of Halls Heights Avenue. When they arrived, they found the house was fully engulfed in flames. The smell of smoke was so strong, concerned calls were coming into dispatchers from the downtown Youngstown area about the fire. Neighbors on Halls Heights told 21 News that a woman lived in the home, but tha... More>>

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