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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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Ohio Bureau of Investigation to head hostage probe at Trumbull jail

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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. The Trumbull County Sheriff’s Department has sealed off the area in order to allow the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation to get what’s described as a “complete look” at it as the bureau begins its probe into how the inmates were able to obtain a homemade weapon and subdue the guard who was eventually released unharmed. More>>

YSU Stem College Dean cut from list of presidential candidates

Dr. Martin Abraham Dr. Martin Abraham
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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

Maj. Harold Firster Maj. Harold Firster
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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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  • Ohio women held captive seek Joan Rivers' apology

    Ohio women held captive seek Joan Rivers' apology

    (AP) - Attorneys for two women held in a Cleveland home and abused for a decade say Joan Rivers should apologize for comparing living in her daughter's guest room with the captivity they experienced. Rivers and her daughter were discussing their reality show Tuesday on NBC's "Today" show when she complained about her living arrangements, saying, "Those women in the basement in Cleveland had more space." A Wednesday statement from attorneys for Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus calls Ri...More >>
    (AP) - Attorneys for two women held in a Cleveland home and abused for a decade say Joan Rivers should apologize for comparing living in her daughter's guest room with the captivity they experienced. Rivers and her daughter were discussing their reality show Tuesday on NBC's "Today" show when she complained about her living arrangements, saying, "Those women in the basement in Cleveland had more space." A Wednesday statement from attorneys for Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus calls Ri...More >>
  • 2 school stabbing victims released from hospitals

    2 school stabbing victims released from hospitals

    (AP) - Two students injured in a stabbing and slashing rampage at a western Pennsylvania high school have been released from the hospital. Forbes Regional Hospital in Monroeville said a 16-year-old student was discharged Wednesday evening. The hospital has two students remaining, one in fair condition and one in critical condition. Seventeen-year-old Jared Boger was released Wednesday afternoon from UPMC Presbyterian hospital, according to family members. Doctors had said Bo...More >>
    (AP) - Two students injured in a stabbing and slashing rampage at a western Pennsylvania high school have been released from the hospital. Forbes Regional Hospital in Monroeville said a 16-year-old student was discharged Wednesday evening. The hospital has two students remaining, one in fair condition and one in critical condition. Seventeen-year-old Jared Boger was released Wednesday afternoon from UPMC Presbyterian hospital, according to family members. Doctors had said Bo...More >>
  • 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 >>
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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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