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Friday checkpoint planned in Mahoning County

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As the Hot Rod Supernats get underway, the Mahoning Valley OVI Task Force is planning to conduct an OVI checkpoint sometime today or tonight. 

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Convicted Canfield sex offender seeks release from prison

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A Canfield man convicted in a child pornography case wants to be released from prison after serving 13 months of a four-year prison sentence.

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Damp Start To The Weekend

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After a GORGEOUS start to the official summer season yesterday, we have to face the music...(rain)....and take out those umbrellas! Chances for rain throughout the day and a cool high of 73 degrees. pic.twitter.com/sv364ZHu71 — Emily Frazzini (@emilyfrazzWFMJ) June 22, 2018 After a gorgeous start to the official summer yesterday, today will be gloomy. Waking up this morning temperatures were comfortable in the mid-60s. It will be a cool June day with a high of 73 degrees. T... More>>

Darkened windows lead to Youngstown drug bust

Maurice Morris Maurice Morris
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Tinted windows and a drug-sniffing dog helped lead Youngstown police to the discovery of a gun, pills as well as suspected heroin and crack cocaine. 

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Hot Rod Supernats get underway in Canfield

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People who have a love affair with cars are converging this weekend on the Canfield Fairgrounds for the 2018 Hot rod Super Nationals. 

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Friday marks end to the second shift

Cruze production dropping to one shift in Lordstown

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After today the sprawling General Motors Complex in Lordstown which once boasted a workforce of 4,500 men and women will only have a fraction of that number. 

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Truck crashes on Ohio Turnpike in Windham

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The Ohio Turnpike's westbound lanes are open again just west of Trumbull County after an early morning crash that sent one person to the hospital.

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Protesters take to streets after police shooting in Pittsburgh

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EAST PITTSBURGH, Pa. (AP) - The Latest on the fatal police shooting of a 17-year-old. For the second night, hundreds of people in Pennsylvania have taken to the streets to protest the fatal police shooting of a 17-year-old boy. Protesters demonstrated outside the East Pittsburgh police headquarters Thursday night and then began marching through the streets, eventually shutting down a major interstate. Antwon Rose Jr. was shot by an East Pittsburgh officer Tuesday just seconds after... More>>

Youngstown Fire Station 15 NOT closed as planned

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 Fire station number 15 in Youngstown did NOT close as planned today.  

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Two arrested, officer covered in cement after Austintown police chase

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Two suspects were arrested in Austintown on Tuesday after leading police on a chase. 

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Lordstown Village Council will allow zoning change for TJX

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The Lordstown Village Council voted to allow the zoning change for TJX on Thursday. Council members did a final review for the request to rezone or reclassify seven parcels of land, totaling 290 acres zoned residential to industrial at the 6 p.m. meeting. Because the legislation passed, TJX Home Goods is now free to continue with plans to build its distribution center and bring 1,000 jobs to Lordstown. The legislation passed its first reading on Saturday and second reading on ... More>>

Youngstown: Judson Avenue shooting suspects indicted on Thursday

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The bonds are set for two teens suspected of a weekend shooting on Youngstown's south side. 

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What are the penalties for knowingly hiring illegal immigrants? Video included

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There is a history of former employees making allegations that Fresh Mark was hiring illegal aliens.  

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  • Bucks' Sterling Brown sues Milwaukee over stun-gun arrest

    Bucks' Sterling Brown sues Milwaukee over stun-gun arrest

    Friday, June 22 2018 9:05 AM EDT2018-06-22 13:05:28 GMT
    Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown is suing the city and its police department because officers used a stun gun on him during his arrest for a parking violation in January.More >>
    Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown is suing the city and its police department because officers used a stun gun on him during his arrest for a parking violation in January.More >>
  • Oregon water scare: Algae blooms happening more often

    Oregon water scare: Algae blooms happening more often

    Friday, June 22 2018 9:04 AM EDT2018-06-22 13:04:15 GMT
    (Rick Egan/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this June 12, 2018, file photo, a potentially toxic blue-green algae bloom in Provo Bay in Provo, Utah. Researchers and officials across the country say increasingly frequent toxic algae blooms ...(Rick Egan/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this June 12, 2018, file photo, a potentially toxic blue-green algae bloom in Provo Bay in Provo, Utah. Researchers and officials across the country say increasingly frequent toxic algae blooms ...
    Toxic algae blooms are happening more often and lasting longer, including in drinking water reservoirs, and officials and scientists link their spread to climate change.More >>
    Toxic algae blooms are happening more often and lasting longer, including in drinking water reservoirs, and officials and scientists link their spread to climate change.More >>
  • Democratic attorneys general urge end to border separations

    Democratic attorneys general urge end to border separations

    Friday, June 22 2018 9:03 AM EDT2018-06-22 13:03:41 GMT
    Democratic attorneys general are demanding that the Trump administration end a "zero tolerance" policy that has resulted in children being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border.More >>
    Democratic attorneys general are demanding that the Trump administration end a "zero tolerance" policy that has resulted in children being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border.More >>
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  • Supporters of Trump steadfast despite immigration uproar

    Supporters of Trump steadfast despite immigration uproar

    Friday, June 22 2018 6:29 AM EDT2018-06-22 10:29:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable discussion on protecting American workers in Duluth, Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable discussion on protecting American workers in Duluth, Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018.
    Trump supporters steadfast even as photos of children in cages and audio of terrified children crying out for their parents stoked outrage.More >>
    Trump supporters steadfast even as photos of children in cages and audio of terrified children crying out for their parents stoked outrage.More >>
  • Courting Putin, Trump jolts the West with a nationalist bent

    Courting Putin, Trump jolts the West with a nationalist bent

    Friday, June 22 2018 5:05 AM EDT2018-06-22 09:05:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Secretary of State Mike Pompeo listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Thursday, June 21, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Secretary of State Mike Pompeo listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Thursday, June 21, 2018, in Washington.
    As Donald Trump presses ahead with plans for a summer summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin, the president is jolting relationships with some of America's longest and strongest allies.More >>
    As Donald Trump presses ahead with plans for a summer summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin, the president is jolting relationships with some of America's longest and strongest allies.More >>
  • Trump stands firm on immigration policy, sees it as a winner

    Trump stands firm on immigration policy, sees it as a winner

    Friday, June 22 2018 4:23 AM EDT2018-06-22 08:23:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump speaks in the Hall of Columns as he arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, to rally Republicans around a GOP immigration bill.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump speaks in the Hall of Columns as he arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, to rally Republicans around a GOP immigration bill.
    Trump sees his immigration policy as a winner with voters ahead of midterm elections in spite of controversy over separating children and parents.More >>
    Trump sees his immigration policy as a winner with voters ahead of midterm elections in spite of controversy over separating children and parents.More >>
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  • Valley fireworks, 4th of July list of events

    Valley fireworks, 4th of July list of events

    Thursday, June 21 2018 11:24 AM EDT2018-06-21 15:24:25 GMT

    Communities across the Valley are celebrating Independence Day with several "4th of July"-themed events, parades and festivals. 

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    Communities across the Valley are celebrating Independence Day with several "4th of July"-themed events, parades and festivals. 

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  • Film starring Kevin Spacey to be released in August

    Film starring Kevin Spacey to be released in August

    Friday, June 22 2018 8:13 AM EDT2018-06-22 12:13:37 GMT
    (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this June 11, 2017 file photo, Kevin Spacey arrives at the 71st annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York. Spacey, accused of sexual misconduct or assault by at least 24 men, was erase...(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this June 11, 2017 file photo, Kevin Spacey arrives at the 71st annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York. Spacey, accused of sexual misconduct or assault by at least 24 men, was erase...
    Kevin Spacey film 'Billionaire Boys Club' to be released in August; was shot before actor accused of sexual misconduct.More >>
    Kevin Spacey film 'Billionaire Boys Club' to be released in August; was shot before actor accused of sexual misconduct.More >>
  • Nickelodeon, HQ Trivia mark 'Double Dare' reboot's debut

    Nickelodeon, HQ Trivia mark 'Double Dare' reboot's debut

    Friday, June 22 2018 7:13 AM EDT2018-06-22 11:13:53 GMT
    (Trae Patton/Nickelodeon via AP). This undated image released by Nickelodeon shows Liza Koshy left, and Marc Summers, right, with contestants on the game show "Double Dare," in Los Angeles. Nickelodeon is joining with HQ Trivia to celebrate the "Double...(Trae Patton/Nickelodeon via AP). This undated image released by Nickelodeon shows Liza Koshy left, and Marc Summers, right, with contestants on the game show "Double Dare," in Los Angeles. Nickelodeon is joining with HQ Trivia to celebrate the "Double...
    Nickelodeon is joining with HQ Trivia to celebrate a "Double Dare" reboot.More >>
    Nickelodeon is joining with HQ Trivia to celebrate a "Double Dare" reboot.More >>
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  • Chicago teen eligible for parole next April in 2014 killing

    Chicago teen eligible for parole next April in 2014 killing

    Friday, June 22 2018 8:55 AM EDT2018-06-22 12:55:15 GMT
    (Jessica Koscielniak/Chicago Sun-Times via AP). In this May 5, 2014 photo, the casket of Endia Martin is carried by pallbearers following funeral services for 14-year-old at St. Andrew Temple Baptist Church in Chicago. Martin was killed by another 14-y...(Jessica Koscielniak/Chicago Sun-Times via AP). In this May 5, 2014 photo, the casket of Endia Martin is carried by pallbearers following funeral services for 14-year-old at St. Andrew Temple Baptist Church in Chicago. Martin was killed by another 14-y...
    Chicago teenager set to be sentenced for killing another girl during a 2014 street fight that started as a Facebook feud over a boy.More >>
    Chicago teenager set to be sentenced for killing another girl during a 2014 street fight that started as a Facebook feud over a boy.More >>
  • Beer may lack fizz in Europe amid carbon dioxide shortage

    Beer may lack fizz in Europe amid carbon dioxide shortage

    Friday, June 22 2018 8:42 AM EDT2018-06-22 12:42:59 GMT
    (Nigel French/PA via AP). England supporters celebrate Harry Kane's winning goal as fans watch the World Cup soccer match between Tunisia and England at the Lord Raglan Pub in London, Monday, June 18, 2018.(Nigel French/PA via AP). England supporters celebrate Harry Kane's winning goal as fans watch the World Cup soccer match between Tunisia and England at the Lord Raglan Pub in London, Monday, June 18, 2018.
    A British trade group says there's a shortage of carbon dioxide in Northern Europe _ sparking fears that drinks may lack fizz just as thirsty soccer fans fill pubs for the World Cup.More >>
    A British trade group says there's a shortage of carbon dioxide in Northern Europe _ sparking fears that drinks may lack fizz just as thirsty soccer fans fill pubs for the World Cup.More >>
  • Canada's legalization to offer pot by mail, better banking

    Canada's legalization to offer pot by mail, better banking

    Friday, June 22 2018 8:14 AM EDT2018-06-22 12:14:28 GMT
    (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP, File). FILE - In this April 20, 2015 file photo, a Canadian flag with a cannabis leaf flies on Parliament Hill during a 4/20 protest in Ottawa, Ontario. Canada is following the lead of Uruguay in allowing a natio...(Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP, File). FILE - In this April 20, 2015 file photo, a Canadian flag with a cannabis leaf flies on Parliament Hill during a 4/20 protest in Ottawa, Ontario. Canada is following the lead of Uruguay in allowing a natio...
    With marijuana legalization across Canada on the horizon, the industry is shaping up to look different from the way it does in the nine U.S. states that have legalized adult use of the drug.More >>
    With marijuana legalization across Canada on the horizon, the industry is shaping up to look different from the way it does in the nine U.S. states that have legalized adult use of the drug.More >>
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