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Agents raid suspected meth lab in North Jackson Video included

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Authorities have been keeping an eye on a mobile home in Jackson Township ever since neighbors beganreportingsuspicious activity.OnThursday, agents from the Ohio Bureauof Criminal Investigationconverged on the residence inside Shepards Mobile Home park on Mahoning Avenue.Specialists dressed in protective gear were called in to safely remove toxicchemicals that authorities say can be used to make methamphetamine.Authoritiesarrested48-year-old Warren Seitz, who lives in the mobile home with his... More>>

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Howland house fire claims second life

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Authorities say the second victim of a Howland Township house fire has died.The Summit County Medical Examiner tells 21 News that 52-year-old Richard Noble died at the burn unit of Akron Children's Hospital just before 4:00 a.m. Thursday.Noble's mother, 80-year-old Naomi Smith died on Wednesday after fire broke out in the duplex they shared on Pegotty Drive.Investigators are still trying to determine the cause of the deaths, but authorities believe both likely succumbed to smoke inhalation.Th... More>>

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Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation to head hostage probe at Trumbull jail Video included

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WARREN, Ohio – The “pod” inside the Trumbull County jail where three inmates held a guard hostage sits untouched since the five hour ordeal ended on Wednesday. More>>

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YSU Stem College Dean cut from list of presidential candidates Video included

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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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Brothers arrested near Cornersburg for alleged drug conspiracy

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The Mahoning County Drug Task Forcemakestwo arrests after searching a home on Youngstown'swestsideThursdaymorning.Agentsexecuted a search warrant at the home on the3200 block of Kirk Road.33-year old Keland Logan and his 34-year old brother Nathan were arrested as part of an allegedconspiracy for allegedly distributing cocaine and heroin in the Youngstown area.Both men have been indicted bythe Mahoning County Grand Jury, and were booked into the county jail. More>>

Part time Lowellville policeman charged with abduction

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A part-time Lowellville police officer faces charges of abduction and unlawful restraint.The Mahoning County Grand Jury handed up a two count indictment against 46-year-old Roger Vance.According to the indictment, Vance used force or a threat to restrain a 40-year-old womanin lateFebruary.The case was investigated by the Mahoning County Sheriff's Department after Lowellville's Police Chief received the initial compliant and asked the outside agency to get involved.Sheriff Jerry Greene says th... More>>

Youngstown man sentenced for slashing and stabbing woman and her daughter

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A Youngstown man has been sentenced to ten years in prisonafterpolice say he tried to murder a woman and her daughter. 32-year-old Jamar Berry plead guilty earlier to charges of attempted murder, assault and burglary.Berry was accused of slitting the throat of a woman and stabbing her 16-year-old daughter at their Craiger Avenue home last December.Both victims survived the attack. More>>

Youngstown woman claims boyfriend stalked her and killed her dogs

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A Youngstown man is arrested after allegedly killingtwo dogs, and placing oneof themina freezer.Officers saythey arrived atNorth Portland Avenue address on Sundayand found Amanda Haymeson the porch, clutching her dead dog, Grace.Haymes told officers that she suspected that herestrangedboyfriend had killed two of her dogsbecause he threatened to take something she loves, until she came back to him.She identifiedthesuspect as 43-year-old ToddWollen.Officers went to Wollen's home on Burbank Aven... 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>>

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  • Habitat for Humanity & GM Cares team up to help one of Our Valley's Bravest

    Habitat for Humanity & GM Cares team up to help one of Our Valley's Bravest

    Thursday, April 24 2014 9:23 PM EDT2014-04-25 01:23:16 GMT
    The General Motors foundation teamed up with Habitat for Humanity to provide housing for one of Our Valley's Bravest.Twenty team GM Cares Volunteers from the Lordstown Assembly plant joined the local Habitat crew to build a home for Staff Sergeant James Skok, an 18 year U.S. Marine veteran who was injured in Afghanistan.The Austintown home is the first home dedicated by Habitat for a veteran and his family.More >>
    The General Motors foundation teamed up with Habitat for Humanity to provide housing for one of Our Valley's Bravest.Twenty team GM Cares Volunteers from the Lordstown Assembly plant joined the local Habitat crew to build a home for Staff Sergeant James Skok, an 18 year U.S. Marine veteran who was injured in Afghanistan.The Austintown home is the first home dedicated by Habitat for a veteran and his family.More >>
  • Canines providing comfort to people in hospitals, schools

    Canines providing comfort to people in hospitals, schools

    Thursday, April 24 2014 8:29 PM EDT2014-04-25 00:29:55 GMT
    They say a dog is a man's best friend. Yet, the bonds that form between people and the furry four-legged animals can go beyond that."Humans, I mean we have empathy, but dogs just relate to people on a whole different level," said ABC Puppy School owner Andrea Boyd.Over the past decade, Andrea Boyd has been training therapy dogs, which are specifically taught how to provide affection and comfort to people in emergency situations, at hospices, hospitals, nursing homes...even schools, which is w...More >>
    They say a dog is a man's best friend. Yet, the bonds that form between people and the furry four-legged animals can go beyond that."Humans, I mean we have empathy, but dogs just relate to people on a whole different level," said ABC Puppy School owner Andrea Boyd.Over the past decade, Andrea Boyd has been training therapy dogs, which are specifically taught how to provide affection and comfort to people in emergency situations, at hospices, hospitals, nursing homes...even schools, which is w...More >>
  • Trumbull summer jobs program seeks applicants

    Trumbull summer jobs program seeks applicants

    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 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 >>
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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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