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YSU Stem College Dean cut from list of presidential candidates

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The Youngstown State UniversityBoard of Trustees has revealed the names of the six finalists seeking the YSU presidency.Althoughformer Ohio State and YSUcoachJim Tresselmade the cut, Dr. Martin Abraham's name is absent from the list.Below are the names submitted by the Youngstown State University Presidential Search Advisory Committee: Mary Cullinan Gary L. Miller Gayle L. Ormiston D. Marshall Porterfield Steven M. Rothstein James P. TresselTressel, who interviews for the University of Akron... More>>

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Hostage released at the Trumbull County Jail Video included

A five hour hostage situation at the Trumbull County jail ended with the safe release of a corrections guard taken hostage by 3 inmates.

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GM profits down in light of series of recalls

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DETROIT (AP) – General Motors says first-quarter profits fell 86% as a series of recalls dragged down its earnings. The Associated Press reports GM had a net profit of $125 million, the company’s worst quarterly performance since it posted a net loss after leaving bankruptcy protection in 2009. The Detroit automaker said it took a $1.3 billion dollar charge for recalling about 7 million vehicles worldwide. The compan... More>>

Akron and YSU: "No pressure to compete for Tressel" Video included

University of Akrontrustees aremoving quickly in their search for the next university president, but say theyare under no pressure to act quickly because of competitionfor acandidate also being considered for the president's post at Youngstown State University.The sentiment is echoed by YSUtrustees, whoare expected toreveal soon if the remaining six applicants being considered for president includes former Ohio State and Youngstown State football coach Jim Tressel.The University ofAkronhas cu... More>>

Suspect in Trumbull County jail hostage crisis facing death penalty case Video included

One of the three inmates identified as being involved in a hostage situation at the Trumbull County jail faces criminal charges that could bring the death penalty if convicted.  Authorities say that 29-year-old David Martin of Cleveland is awaiting trial for the murder of Jeremy Cole in Warren in October, 2012.Martin was a neighbor of Cole who was shot to death at a home on Oak Circle SW. A woman was also wounded during the crime.The Trumbull County Grand Jury handed up a ten count
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Remembering Idora Park over the years Video included

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This Saturday will mark the 30th anniversary of the devastating fire that led to the closing of the Idora Amusement Park. Glenn Stevens took a look back at Idora Park's history and the memories it made for generations.  More>>

Trumbull County Sheriff Tom Altiere talks about hostage situation Video included

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Following the five hour hostage situation at the Trumbull County jail that ended with the safe release of a corrections guard taken hostage by 3 inmates, Trumbull County Sheriff Tom Altiere spoke to 21 News. More>>

Trumbull summer jobs program seeks applicants

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Trumbull County begins a search for summer job applicants next month.The Trumbull County Department of Job and Family Services says the 2014 Summer Youth Program will serve economically disadvantaged youth between the ages of 15 through 24. The program will run from June 16, 2014 to August 8. Youth selected for participation in the program will be paid $8.00 per hour and will work 30 hours per week. Applicants must apply in person and be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, if under age... More>>

Trumbull Sheriff's deputy cited for crash during chase

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The Ohio State Highway Patrol has cited a Trumbull County Sheriff's deputy in connection with a crash that occurred during a police pursuit. Trooperstell 21 News that64-year-old Sheriff's Major Harold Firster has been citedwith failure toyield while making a left turn.Firsterreceived minor injuries on April 4 when his pickup truck was struck by a tractor trailer on US Route 422. The patrol says that the semi ran into Firster's truck after it made a left turn into the crossover at Anderson Ant... More>>

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  • Trumbull County man sentenced for exposing himself

    Trumbull County man sentenced for exposing himself

    A judge in Mercer County sentenced Justin Moore, 24, to spend nine to 23 months in prison, and ordered that Moore register as a violent sexual offender for life.More >>
    A judge in Mercer County sentenced Justin Moore, 24, to spend nine to 23 months in prison, and ordered that Moore register as a violent sexual offender for life.More >>
  • Salem company cited for unsafe conditions

    Salem company cited for unsafe conditions

    A government agency has proposed$72,000 in penalties fora Salem manufacturer cited for 25 safety and health violations. The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration filed the citations against Metal Wire Products Co. Inc.According to a news release, OSHA found that the company failed to have some safeguards in place to protect workers from machines that could cause lacerations, amputations or other injuries to employees.Many of the violations involved the plan...More >>
    A government agency has proposed$72,000 in penalties fora Salem manufacturer cited for 25 safety and health violations. The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration filed the citations against Metal Wire Products Co. Inc.According to a news release, OSHA found that the company failed to have some safeguards in place to protect workers from machines that could cause lacerations, amputations or other injuries to employees.Many of the violations involved the plan...More >>
  • Truck smashes into Boardman apartment

    Truck smashes into Boardman apartment

    Thursday, April 24 2014 1:03 PM EDT2014-04-24 17:03:16 GMT
    Investigators are trying to determine the circumstances behind an accident that resulted in a pickup truck striking a building along Southern Boulevard.First responders arriving at an apartment just south of Indianola Road early Wednesday afternoon found a the bed of a white Chevy Silverado pickup truck had broken through the front wall of the building.It's not known if anyone was injured.Authorities are still on the scene.Stay with 21 News and wfmj.com for more on this developing story.More >>
    Investigators are trying to determine the circumstances behind an accident that resulted in a pickup truck striking a building along Southern Boulevard.First responders arriving at an apartment just south of Indianola Road early Wednesday afternoon found a the bed of a white Chevy Silverado pickup truck had broken through the front wall of the building.It's not known if anyone was injured.Authorities are still on the scene.Stay with 21 News and wfmj.com for more on this developing story.More >>
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  • Nevada rancher Bundy condemned for racist remarks

    Nevada rancher Bundy condemned for racist remarks

    Thursday, April 24 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-04-24 17:35:17 GMT
    A Nevada rancher at the center of a national feud with the federal government over cattle grazing is facing sharp criticism for racist comments he made that were published in a New York Times article.More >>
    A Nevada rancher at the center of a national feud with the federal government over cattle grazing is facing sharp criticism for racist comments he made that were published in a New York Times article.More >>
  • NRA seeks universal gun law at national meeting

    NRA seeks universal gun law at national meeting

    Thursday, April 24 2014 1:25 PM EDT2014-04-24 17:25:59 GMT
    The National Rifle Association's annual meeting is bringing a renewed push for a law requiring all 50 states to recognize concealed carry gun permits from other states.More >>
    With concealed weapons now legal in all 50 states, the National Rifle Association's focus at this week's annual meeting is less about enacting additional state protections than on making sure the permits already...More >>
  • After court drama, Oklahoma to have 2 executions

    After court drama, Oklahoma to have 2 executions

    Thursday, April 24 2014 12:55 PM EDT2014-04-24 16:55:23 GMT
    The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled that two death row inmates are not entitled to know the source of the drugs that will be used to kill them, putting them back on track to be executed as early as next week.More >>
    Two condemned inmates at the center of Oklahoma's now-resolved legal confusion will be put to death Tuesday, the state's first double execution since 1937.More >>
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    The Scrappers host “POPS at the Ballpark” featuring the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra

    The Scrappers host “POPS at the Ballpark” featuring the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 2:04 PM EDT2014-04-15 18:04:57 GMT
    NILES, Ohio – The Mahoning Valley Scrappers and the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra are excited to host one of the Valley's premiere summer events, POPS at the Ballpark,More >>
    NILES, Ohio – The Mahoning Valley Scrappers and the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra are excited to host one of the Valley's premiere summer events, POPS at the Ballpark, presented by Stanley E. Shearer with Northwestern Mutual and 21 WFMJ on Saturday, August 23, 2014 at Eastwood Field.More >>
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