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Former Valley teacher, now superintendent facing sex charges Video included

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An Austintown woman who taught in the Campbell and Western Reserve School districts and went on to become the superintendent of the Windham Schools in Portage County is free from jail on $350,000 bond after being accused of having sex with one student and attempting to have sex with another.

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Teens could have to wait twice as long to earn license in Ohio

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The lawmakers behind House Bill 106 say they just want minors to have more experience behind the wheel before earning their license. Most people we talked to think that the current time frame for instruction and practice is enough. One local driving instructor says the focus should be on the penalty phase to discourage teens from unsafe driving habits. Kristin Bowser of Hubbard has a daughter who just got her driver's license in December. "Luckily we were able to do a lot of dr... More>>

Officials asking for information on Cleveland man wanted on multiple charges

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Officials say his last known address is near the 2800 block of East 118th Street in Cleveland.

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Target stores hosting car seat trade in event

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Both Target locations in Boardman and Niles are participating in the event.

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Recycling numbers in Mahoning County have increased Video included

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Recycling is designed to protect the environment, and on this Earth Day, it seems that now more than ever before people in the Mahoning Valley are stepping up to reduce, reuse and recycle.

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Youngstown man tased three times during foot pursuit police say

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The report said officers reloaded their taser as Green jumped another fence as he was tased a second time, but was able to keep running.

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Man arrested after offering sexual favors in Boardman bank parking lots

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The report says Allen asked the victim if he was interested in paying for any "favors" and the victim declined.

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Warren man pleads guilty to arson-for-profit scheme

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Casino records and recordings of a Warren man are part of the evidence federal prosecutors are expected to offer when they begin presenting their case against the last of three men implicated in an alleged plot to torch homes in the city of Warren to collect the insurance money.

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USDA traps 22 wild boar in Vienna Township Video included

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Close to two dozen wild boar were captured by the USDA late last week.

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35 year Mahoning County Sheriff's Deputy passes away

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According to the Mahoning County Sheriffs Office's Facebook page, a 35 year veteran of the Mahoning County Sheriff's Office has passed away.  

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  • Two-wave US flu season is now the longest in a decade

    Two-wave US flu season is now the longest in a decade

    Monday, April 22 2019 9:51 PM EDT2019-04-23 01:51:47 GMT
    (Dr. Michael Shaw, Doug Jordan/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention via AP). FILE - This 2011 electron microscope image provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows H3N2 influenza virions. In January 2019, the flu season was s...(Dr. Michael Shaw, Doug Jordan/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention via AP). FILE - This 2011 electron microscope image provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows H3N2 influenza virions. In January 2019, the flu season was s...
    (Dr. Michael Shaw, Doug Jordan/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention via AP). FILE - This 2011 electron microscope image provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows H3N2 influenza virions. In January 2019, the flu season was s...(Dr. Michael Shaw, Doug Jordan/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention via AP). FILE - This 2011 electron microscope image provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows H3N2 influenza virions. In January 2019, the flu season was s...
    US flu season drags on, becoming the longest in recent history.More >>
    US flu season drags on, becoming the longest in recent history.More >>
  • Back to Earth: Washington set to allow 'human composting'

    Back to Earth: Washington set to allow 'human composting'

    Monday, April 22 2019 9:51 PM EDT2019-04-23 01:51:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). In this Friday, April 19, 2019, photo Katrina Spade, the founder and CEO of Recompose, displays a sample of the compost material left from the decomposition of a cow, using a combination of wood chips, alfalfa and straw, as ...(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). In this Friday, April 19, 2019, photo Katrina Spade, the founder and CEO of Recompose, displays a sample of the compost material left from the decomposition of a cow, using a combination of wood chips, alfalfa and straw, as ...
    (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). In this Friday, April 19, 2019, photo Katrina Spade, the founder and CEO of Recompose, displays a sample of the compost material left from the decomposition of a cow, using a combination of wood chips, alfalfa and straw, as ...(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). In this Friday, April 19, 2019, photo Katrina Spade, the founder and CEO of Recompose, displays a sample of the compost material left from the decomposition of a cow, using a combination of wood chips, alfalfa and straw, as ...
    Washington state could become the first state to allow a burial alternative known as natural organic reduction - also called human composting.More >>
    Washington state could become the first state to allow a burial alternative known as natural organic reduction - also called human composting.More >>
  • How many cherries in frozen pie? FDA may soon drop rules

    How many cherries in frozen pie? FDA may soon drop rules

    Monday, April 22 2019 9:51 PM EDT2019-04-23 01:51:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma). FILE - This Monday, Feb. 2, 2009 file photo shows a frozen cherry pie in a store's freezer in Palo Alto, Calif. In 2019, the Food and Drug Administration is preparing to propose getting rid of a federal standard for frozen cherr...(AP Photo/Paul Sakuma). FILE - This Monday, Feb. 2, 2009 file photo shows a frozen cherry pie in a store's freezer in Palo Alto, Calif. In 2019, the Food and Drug Administration is preparing to propose getting rid of a federal standard for frozen cherr...
    (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma). FILE - This Monday, Feb. 2, 2009 file photo shows a frozen cherry pie in a store's freezer in Palo Alto, Calif. In 2019, the Food and Drug Administration is preparing to propose getting rid of a federal standard for frozen cherr...(AP Photo/Paul Sakuma). FILE - This Monday, Feb. 2, 2009 file photo shows a frozen cherry pie in a store's freezer in Palo Alto, Calif. In 2019, the Food and Drug Administration is preparing to propose getting rid of a federal standard for frozen cherr...
    President Donald Trump may soon be able to claim a sweet victory for his deregulation push: Officials are preparing to get rid of decades-old rules for frozen cherry pies.More >>
    President Donald Trump may soon be able to claim a sweet victory for his deregulation push: Officials are preparing to get rid of decades-old rules for frozen cherry pies.More >>
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  • Publishers hurry to release book editions of Mueller Report

    Publishers hurry to release book editions of Mueller Report

    Friday, April 19 2019 5:32 PM EDT2019-04-19 21:32:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jon Elswick). Special counsel Robert Mueller's redacted report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election as released on Thursday, April 18, 2019, is photographed in Washington. The section discusses Russian government links an...(AP Photo/Jon Elswick). Special counsel Robert Mueller's redacted report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election as released on Thursday, April 18, 2019, is photographed in Washington. The section discusses Russian government links an...
    (AP Photo/Jon Elswick). Special counsel Robert Mueller's redacted report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election as released on Thursday, April 18, 2019, is photographed in Washington. The section discusses Russian government links an...(AP Photo/Jon Elswick). Special counsel Robert Mueller's redacted report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election as released on Thursday, April 18, 2019, is photographed in Washington. The section discusses Russian government links an...
    With the Mueller Report finally out, at least in redacted form, publishers are hurrying to release book editions.More >>
    With the Mueller Report finally out, at least in redacted form, publishers are hurrying to release book editions.More >>
  • Ohio's Mandel scrubs content from Twitter, Facebook accounts

    Ohio's Mandel scrubs content from Twitter, Facebook accounts

    Friday, April 19 2019 10:28 AM EDT2019-04-19 14:28:48 GMT

    Ohio Republican Josh Mandel has scrubbed two social media accounts containing posts critics at times labelled as offensive .

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    Ohio Republican Josh Mandel has scrubbed two social media accounts containing posts critics at times labelled as offensive .

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  • 'A good day': Trump claims victory with Mueller report out

    'A good day': Trump claims victory with Mueller report out

    Friday, April 19 2019 10:12 AM EDT2019-04-19 14:12:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). The White House, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Washington.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). The White House, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Washington.
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). The White House, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Washington.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). The White House, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump is celebrating the release of a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russia's 2016 election interference.More >>
    President Donald Trump is celebrating the release of a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russia's 2016 election interference.More >>
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  • Inside the Gallery: Kevin Llewellyn Exhibit

    Inside the Gallery: Kevin Llewellyn Exhibit

  • Steely Dan to play Youngstown Amphitheatre

    Steely Dan to play Youngstown Amphitheatre

    Monday, April 22 2019 10:43 AM EDT2019-04-22 14:43:58 GMT

    An iconic band of the 1970s is coming to the soon-to-be-opened Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre.

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    An iconic band of the 1970s is coming to the soon-to-be-opened Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre.

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  • YSU's Dana School of Music celebrates 150 years

    YSU's Dana School of Music celebrates 150 years

    Monday, April 22 2019 10:41 AM EDT2019-04-22 14:41:22 GMT

    The Dana School of Music at Youngstown State University turns 150 this year, one of the oldest programs in the country. It originally opened in Warren and carries a legacy that's felt in the halls of that school even today.

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    The Dana School of Music at Youngstown State University turns 150 this year, one of the oldest programs in the country. It originally opened in Warren and carries a legacy that's felt in the halls of that school even today.

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  • IPO mania: Zoom zooms, Pinterest pins down Wall Street

    IPO mania: Zoom zooms, Pinterest pins down Wall Street

    Monday, April 22 2019 1:43 PM EDT2019-04-22 17:43:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan). Zoom CEO Eric Yuan, center, celebrates the opening bell at Nasdaq as his company holds its IPO, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in New York. The videoconferencing company is headquartered in San Jose, Calif.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan). Zoom CEO Eric Yuan, center, celebrates the opening bell at Nasdaq as his company holds its IPO, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in New York. The videoconferencing company is headquartered in San Jose, Calif.
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan). Zoom CEO Eric Yuan, center, celebrates the opening bell at Nasdaq as his company holds its IPO, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in New York. The videoconferencing company is headquartered in San Jose, Calif.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan). Zoom CEO Eric Yuan, center, celebrates the opening bell at Nasdaq as his company holds its IPO, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in New York. The videoconferencing company is headquartered in San Jose, Calif.
    Zoom, Pinterest soar beyond IPO prices in market debut.More >>
    Zoom, Pinterest soar beyond IPO prices in market debut.More >>
  • McConnell proposes national minimum age of 21 for tobacco

    McConnell proposes national minimum age of 21 for tobacco

    Saturday, April 20 2019 6:20 PM EDT2019-04-20 22:20:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks to reporters at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, April 9, 2019.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks to reporters at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, April 9, 2019.
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks to reporters at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, April 9, 2019.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks to reporters at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, April 9, 2019.
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he plans to introduce legislation to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 nationally.More >>
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he plans to introduce legislation to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 nationally.More >>
  • Thai oil rig workers rescue dog swimming 135 miles offshore

    Thai oil rig workers rescue dog swimming 135 miles offshore

    Saturday, April 20 2019 3:42 PM EDT2019-04-20 19:42:26 GMT
    (Vitisak Payalaw via AP). In this Friday, April 12, 2019, photo, a dog is taken care by an oil rig crew after being rescued in the Gulf of Thailand. The dog found swimming more than 220 kilometers (135 miles) from shore by an oil rig crew in the Gulf o...(Vitisak Payalaw via AP). In this Friday, April 12, 2019, photo, a dog is taken care by an oil rig crew after being rescued in the Gulf of Thailand. The dog found swimming more than 220 kilometers (135 miles) from shore by an oil rig crew in the Gulf o...
    (Vitisak Payalaw via AP). In this Friday, April 12, 2019, photo, a dog is taken care by an oil rig crew after being rescued in the Gulf of Thailand. The dog found swimming more than 220 kilometers (135 miles) from shore by an oil rig crew in the Gulf o...(Vitisak Payalaw via AP). In this Friday, April 12, 2019, photo, a dog is taken care by an oil rig crew after being rescued in the Gulf of Thailand. The dog found swimming more than 220 kilometers (135 miles) from shore by an oil rig crew in the Gulf o...
    A dog found swimming more than 220 kilometers (135 miles) from shore by workers on an oil rig crew in the Gulf of Thailand has been returned safely to land.More >>
    A dog found swimming more than 220 kilometers (135 miles) from shore by workers on an oil rig crew in the Gulf of Thailand has been returned safely to land.More >>
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