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France's interior minister says that the suicide bomber who targeted Manchester is believed to have traveled to Syria and had "proven" links with the Islamic State group. More>>

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South Dakota girl with cancer prevented from graduating

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A western South Dakota high school won't let a student who has brain cancer to walk at graduation because she's six credits short of being able to graduate. More>>

Meeting held to iron out future of area drug task force

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The group tasked with fighting the drug epidemic meets to iron out it's future. Commissioners from Trumbull and Ashtabula counties sat down with the Trumbull County sheriff to hash out concerns and possible plans for moving forward together. The two counties form the TAG law enforcement task force that's now under new leadership. Ashtabula leaders are currently in the process of making a final to decision to keep its partnership going.  Commissioners from Ashtabula made a req... More>>

Thursday hearing set to bring murder suspect from Mercer County to Ohio

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We could know by Thursday if the man accused of kidnapping and murdering a 13-year-old Ashtabula girl will fight an effort to transfer him from Pennsylvania to Ohio to face charges in that death. An extradition hearing is scheduled Thursday morning before a judge in Mercer County Common Pleas court for John Bove, who along with three others are charged in connection with the disappearance and death of Kara Zdanczewski. 

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Two-day sweep nets several arrests of Trumbull County sex offenders

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The Trumbull County Sheriff's office will wrap up a two-day sweep of checks to ensure all 224 convicted sex offenders are in compliance with the law. The U.S. Marshals along with Adult Probation and Parole assisted the county with the effort.  Trumbull County Sheriff Paul Monroe says several arrests were made over the last two days and some will face charges. Law enforcement focused on areas surrounding the city of Warren on Tuesday and moved into the city limits to check on r... More>>

House Bill could allow for Mill Creek MetroParks drilling

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A part of the state budget bill that just passed the house could allow gas and oil drilling in places like Mill Creek MetroParks. House Bill 49 would allow certain public entities like Mill Creek Metro Parks to be joined with other nearby properties that would form a legal unit.  That unit would then allow for oil and gas drilling. Mill Creek Park Executive Director Aaron Young and the board are against the provision.  "If neighboring property owners get enough a... More>>

Warren astronaut honored with historical marker

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One of Warren Ohio's native sons who literally reached great heights in his career is being recognized with the placement of an Ohio Historical Marker in his home town. A dedication and memorial was held Wednesday on the birthday Dr. Ronald Parise, who achieved acclaim as both an astronaut and scientist. The marker, located adjacent to the Neil Armstrong First Flight Memorial Park on Route 422, is near Parise's childhood home. 

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Car smashes into pole on Youngstown's North Side

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Power was knocked out to a small part of a Youngstown neighborhood after a car crashed into a pole on Belmont Avenue Wednesday. The Oldsmobile Cutlass went off the road and onto a sidewalk outside a church near Fairgreen avenue early Wednesday afternoon. The car received heavy front end damage, but the driver wasn't seriously injured. FirstEnergy says fewer than five customers lost power. 

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40 year crime career that began in Youngstown ends in Los Angeles

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A fugitive who began his life as a career criminal in Youngstown and continued that life using a series of false names has been captured by federal authorities in Los Angeles. The United States Marshal's Office announced on Wednesday the capture of the so-called ‘Alias Bandit’ and cold case fugitive Solomon Brown. Brown, 65, was apprehended by the U.S. Marshals Pacific Southwest Regional Fugitive Task Force. 

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Route 358 open again in Greenville

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PennDOT has announced that Route 358 is open again in Greenville Borough. The road was shut down between Walnut Street and Diamond Street early Wednesday after a utility pole was snapped during an accident. PennDOT announced at 3 p.m. that the section of road had been reopened. More>>

Youngstown boy surprised at school with adaptive bike

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Students at Paul C. Bunn Elementary School in Youngstown always gather in the morning for breakfast and announcements, but never are the announcements delivered how they were on Wednesday. "Why is he riding on a bike?  He's too old," said fifth grade student Jayden Brown. Those were the first thoughts than ran through Brown's head as he watched his principal ride into the cafeteria. 

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Austintown superintendent Colaluca interviews for new job

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Just four months after his contract was extended, Austintown Local Schools Superintendent Vince Colaluca is being considered for a job with another school system. Colaluca confirms that he has interviewed for the superintendent of the Mentor Public Schools. The 7,700 student system is in Lake County, in a community located between Cleveland and Ashtabula. 

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Howland police investigate robbery of Elm Road business

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Howland Police are looking for a suspect who robbed a township business late Wednesday morning. Police say a man held up the Check Into Cash Title Loans office in the Crystal Spring Plaza on Elm Road NE at around 11 a.m. Employees say the suspect, whose face was covered, ordered everyone to get down on the ground before grabbing cash and running out of the business. Witnesses say the man drove away in a black Ford. No one was injured.

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Youngstown woman charged with robbery at Southern Park Mall

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What started as a suspected shoplifting at a Southern Park Mall department store ended with a robbery charge being filed against a Youngstown woman and a store employee being bitten. Boardman Police were called to the Macy's Tuesday afternoon to find a woman being held down by the store's loss prevention officer. 

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Warren woman accused of running down sister now facing prostitution charge

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A Warren woman who was accused of ramming her car into her own sister has now been arrested in a prostitution sting conducted by Austintown Police. Brianna Reno, 23,  was booked into the Mahoning County Jail on Tuesday on charges of soliciting prostitution, possession of criminal tools and a probation violation. 

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Mineral Ridge soldier uses woodwork to help others

At first glance, you see a patriot. "There's a very big sense of pride every time you see an American flag flying. It's still one of my favorite things," said Sgt. Jason Wyllie. Look a little closer...you may just find USA Carved into this soldiers heart. "I was 30 when I enlisted. It's something I've always wanted to do from a family history. My family has fought in every war except desert storm," said Wyllie. But after a year long deployment to Kuwait, home f... More>>

Drivers charged in Bazetta 'road rage' crash that shut down Route 82

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A two car crash that shut down a busy highway in Trumbull County earlier this month is being called a case of road rage by state troopers who have now charged both drivers. The Ohio State Highway Patrol filed charges against two Warren men who they say were driving a pickup truck and SUV that collided and crashed on State Route 82 in Bazetta Township on May 8. William Elmore, 26, and Anthony Minotti, 21, are both charged with reckless operation of a motor vehicle. 

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Panel to weigh $20M Kasich wants to spend on opioid crisis

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 A state commission in Ohio is taking up Republican Gov. John Kasich's request to invest up to $20 million in scientific breakthroughs aimed at tackling the state and national opioid crisis. The Third Frontier Commission will debate the request on Wednesday. Kasich called for dedicating the funding stream, and distributing it quickly, during his State of the State address in April. Ohio led the nation with 2,700 ...

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Ohio high court allows direct appeal of rejected DNA testing

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The Ohio Supreme Court is allowing offenders sentenced to death to appeal directly to the high court when an application for DNA testing is rejected. The new rule adopted by the court Monday resulted from a decision last year in which the court declared part of a state law unconstitutional for limiting appeals by death row inmates seeking DNA tests. 

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Sheriff conducts sex offender sweep in Trumbull County

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Sheriff Paul Monroe says his office is leading an effort to make sure all 224 convicted sex offenders registered in Trumbull County are in compliance with requirements of the law. Monroe issued a media release on Tuesday saying his deputies, along with the assistance of federal, state and local law enforcement began an effort to verify that registered offenders are living under terms ordered by the courts that convicted them.

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East Liverpool supports family grieving death of toddler Video included

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A strong show of support in East Liverpool for a family grieving the loss of their toddler after what appears to be a tragic accident. At least 100 people came together at the high school football field Tuesday night for a vigil in memory of Armani Slappy. 

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Scrappers hold National Anthem tryouts

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Some of the best voices in the Valley were at Eastwood Field Tuesday night. They were all hoping to earn a chance at singing the National Anthem at a Scrappers game this Summer.

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Car flips over on Youngstown lawn

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A traffic accident in a residential Youngstown neighborhood looked worse than it really was. 

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Youngstown assistant principal saves choking student Video included

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Volney Rogers Middle School Assistant Principal Matt Snipes saw a seventh-grade girl choking at lunch and he knew what to do.  

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Solicitor: Suspect in murder of Ashtabula teen could face death penalty

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The man accused of kidnapping an Ashtabula teen is now charged with her murder and could face the death penalty if convicted. 

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Champion dog whisperer making a difference for pets Video included

Jeff Feuerwerker is our local version of the Dog Whisperer. 

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Pennsylvania moves to comply with federal Real ID law

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Pennsylvania is closer to complying with a federal law that requires people to prove they are legal U.S. residents in order for their driver's licenses to be valid for federal purposes. 

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Trumbull communities explore collaboration of resources Video included

Communities across Trumbull County are considering whether to team up to share resources in return. 

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Vote on fact finder's report for Warren fire contract set for Wednesday

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Warren City Council will vote on a measure this week that would give firefighters a boost in pay if it's approved.

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Liverpool Township toddler dies after being run over by car

A Liverpool Township toddler has died after being run over by a car in the family's driveway. 

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Stoneboro Lake closing to the public Video included

Its history stretches longer than its shoreline.

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