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Zac Brown Band concert: What you need to know

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Zac Brown Band is expected to draw record crowds at Stambaugh Stadium for the first Y Live concert.  For those that plan on going, the city of Youngstown and Youngstown State University have set up particular rules and regulations that must be followed.  

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Local business assists YSU Ads Club

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Youngstown State University's Ads Club received a $500 check from a local business on Wednesday. 

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New math materials for Youngstown schools

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Youngstown City Schools have upgraded their mathematics materials with hopes to boost student success.  The new McGraw Hill Education books, workbooks and digital resources are for students in preschool through 12th grade.  A committee filled with teachers and officials decided on the new material together, benefitting both the students and the schools' budget.  "Our committee was tasked with the responsibility of finding a high-quality math program that is...

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Baby found dead in car parked in P&G parking lot in Ohio

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A baby girl has been found dead in a car parked in a Procter & Gamble employee parking lot in Ohio. The chief investigator for the Warren County Coroner's Office says the 15-month-old was found around 5 p.m. Wednesday in the P&G parking lot in Mason, about 25 miles northeast of Cincinnati. Doyle Burke says it appears the mother, who is a P&G employee, left the baby unattended in her car seat all day while she was at work.

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FBI: Murdered Campbell man behind money laundering scheme

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Federal officials say a murdered Campbell man was behind a scheme to launder $16 million obtained through computer hacking and other fraud, according to the FBI. Zachary Howell, whose body was found in burning van on Youngstown's East Side in February, recruited twenty people from the Youngstown area as part of the alleged conspiracy, according to the FBI. 

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Feds say Youngstown money laundering conspiracy spans continents

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Federal authorities say twenty people from the Youngstown area took part in a complex national and transcontinental theft and money laundering operation. The FBI, and law enforcement from several agencies have arrested suspects in Youngstown, Atlanta, and Pittsburgh. Supervisory Senior Resident Agent at FBI in Youngstown, Todd Werth said, "We had over 100 law enforcement officers involved in the U.S. operation.

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Caregiver with local contractor accused of beating mentally disabled man

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A man hired to care for people, including in some cases those who suffer from mental illnesses, is now facing criminal charges for doing the unthinkable. Allegedly beating one man, and then threatening to kill him. Davanzo Tate, Senior's alleged crime in one case happened back in April but wasn't reported to Youngstown Police Detectives until late July when a videotape of the suspected crime was sent to the Mahoning County Board of Developmental Disabilities. On the short vi...

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Suicide attempt survivor to share story during Out of the Darkness Walk

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It's a walk near and dear to Ciera Johnson's heart. "Everybody sort of just comes here and we are just here for each other for a few hours," said Ciera Johnson of New Springfield. The 23 year-old understands better than most the importance of the Out of the Darkness Walk. Every 13 minutes, a person dies by suicide.  Two and a half years ago, Ciera nearly became a statistic after issues in her life kept snowballing. "I woke up one day bone sober and just decided ...

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Annexation of land to Newton Falls approved

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The city of Newton Falls will expand to include more than 400 acres of property within the Route 5 corridor. Trumbull County commissioners approved the annexation of the land that belonged to Braceville and Newton townships after the city met all seven state guidelines to obtain the property. Both Braceville and Newton Townships issued letters objecting the move before the vote Wednesday afternoon.  Newton Falls will now look to bring new businesses to the area. "This I ...

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Kindergarten readiness for students and parents

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It;s the start of a new school year, and for children entering kindergarten feelings about the first day can range from excitement to anxiety.  That's why many schools offer a program called Kindergarten Readiness.  It can be beneficial not only for the child, but he parents and teachers as well. Wednesday was readiness day at Union Elementary in Poland for the parents and students of the class of 2029. It began with a welcome by Principal Mike Masucci who reminde...

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Solon man wanted in connection with missing Hubbard teen

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The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force has made a 21 year-old Solon man their fugitive of the week. 

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New charge against Campbell man accused of breaking infant's wrist

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Campbell Police officers say they had to pull a child endangering suspect out of a fruit cellar in order to arrest him for allegedly breaking the wrist of his two-month-old daughter. Now that suspect faces a charge of obstructing justice as well. Police say they found 20-year-old Corinthians White barricaded in the cellar of his Delmar Street home on Tuesday, and had to grab his arms to pull him out after he refused officer's orders to surrender The child endangering charg...

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Police: Dog unharmed by coyote in Mill Creek Park

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Mill Creek MetroParks Police say a dog that slipped its collar near Lake Cohasset on Wednesday and ran after a coyote. Police Sergeant John Novotny tells 21 News that a woman was walking her Chocolate Labrador Retriever in the Bears Den area of the park at around 7:30 am when the dog got away and began to chase the coyote. Officers recovered the dog, who police say was not injured.

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Father charged in son's fatal overdose pleads not guilty

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An Ohio man charged in the fatal drug overdose of his 1-year-old son has pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter and child endangering charges. The not-guilty pleas for Dorrico Brown, of Trenton, were entered Wednesday in a Butler County court. He was arrested this month in the death of Dorrico Brown Jr. Authorities say Brown called 911 on May 17 after finding his son on a bed not breathing. The boy was pronounced dead at a hospital. 

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YSU residence halls at capacity

YSU reports largest freshman class in 26 years

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It's been more than a quarter of a century since Youngstown State University has had a freshman class as large as the one that started this week. The university announced on Wednesday that the freshman class of 2,301 students is up nearly 5 percent from last year and is the fourth largest in the last 26 years. Overall enrollment was 12,638 on the first day, meaning that there are about 1 percent fewer students, according to unofficial student counts. 

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Construction and parking challenge students as YSU begins Fall term

Students retu rning to the Youngstown State University campus for the beginning of the Fall term face will face some challenges due to road construction and a big concert. Wick Avenue remains closed on campus.

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Canfield Fair reveals 2017 admission prices

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Canfield Fair officials have released the prices of admission for this year's event that runs from August 30 through Labor Day, September 4. Parking is free and children ages six and under are admitted free of charge every day. 

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Leetonia school custodian faces teen sex charges

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A former Leetonia school employee has been indicted after allegations that he had a sexual relationship with a teenager.

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Western Reserve Port Authority eyeing Harshman building in downtown Youngstown

A familiar building in downtown Youngstown could have new life. The Western Reserve Port Authority approved sending a letter of intent to purchase the Harshman building, located at 101 E. Boardman St.

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Youngstown Bishop Murry named chairman of national council against racism

Bishop George Murry has been chosen to lead a national conference of Catholic bishops to focus on racism in the United States.

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  • Man tossed from wagon, trampled by horse at Crawford County fair dies

    Man tossed from wagon, trampled by horse at Crawford County fair dies

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 10:12 PM EDT2017-08-24 02:12:52 GMT

    A man has been thrown from a wagon and trampled by a horse at a Pennsylvania county fair and has died. The Crawford County coroner's office says 64-year-old Saegertown resident Charles Burns was injured in the accident Wednesday at the Crawford County Fairgrounds and was pronounced dead 15 minutes later at a hospital. Coroner Scott Schell says Burns was in a wagon that was making a turn when he was ejected and landed underneath the horse. Schell says Burns died of blunt-force trauma

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    A man has been thrown from a wagon and trampled by a horse at a Pennsylvania county fair and has died. The Crawford County coroner's office says 64-year-old Saegertown resident Charles Burns was injured in the accident Wednesday at the Crawford County Fairgrounds and was pronounced dead 15 minutes later at a hospital. Coroner Scott Schell says Burns was in a wagon that was making a turn when he was ejected and landed underneath the horse. Schell says Burns died of blunt-force trauma

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  • Caregiver with local contractor accused of beating mentally disabled man

    Caregiver with local contractor accused of beating mentally disabled man

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 7:17 PM EDT2017-08-23 23:17:42 GMT

    A man hired to care for people, including in some cases those who suffer from mental illnesses, is now facing criminal charges for doing the unthinkable. Allegedly beating one man, and then threatening to kill him. Davanzo Tate, Senior's alleged crime in one case happened back in April but wasn't reported to Youngstown Police Detectives until late July when a videotape of the suspected crime was sent to the Mahoning County Board of Developmental Disabilities. On the short vi...

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    A man hired to care for people, including in some cases those who suffer from mental illnesses, is now facing criminal charges for doing the unthinkable. Allegedly beating one man, and then threatening to kill him. Davanzo Tate, Senior's alleged crime in one case happened back in April but wasn't reported to Youngstown Police Detectives until late July when a videotape of the suspected crime was sent to the Mahoning County Board of Developmental Disabilities. On the short vi...

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  • Father charged in son's fatal overdose pleads not guilty

    Father charged in son's fatal overdose pleads not guilty

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 3:47 PM EDT2017-08-23 19:47:01 GMT
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    An Ohio man charged in the fatal drug overdose of his 1-year-old son has pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter and child endangering charges. The not-guilty pleas for Dorrico Brown, of Trenton, were entered Wednesday in a Butler County court. He was arrested this month in the death of Dorrico Brown Jr. Authorities say Brown called 911 on May 17 after finding his son on a bed not breathing. The boy was pronounced dead at a hospital. 

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    An Ohio man charged in the fatal drug overdose of his 1-year-old son has pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter and child endangering charges. The not-guilty pleas for Dorrico Brown, of Trenton, were entered Wednesday in a Butler County court. He was arrested this month in the death of Dorrico Brown Jr. Authorities say Brown called 911 on May 17 after finding his son on a bed not breathing. The boy was pronounced dead at a hospital. 

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  • Zac Brown Band concert: What you need to know

    Zac Brown Band concert: What you need to know

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 10:16 PM EDT2017-08-24 02:16:34 GMT

    Zac Brown Band is expected to draw record crowds at Stambaugh Stadium for the first Y Live concert.  For those that plan on going, the city of Youngstown and Youngstown State University have set up particular rules and regulations that must be followed.  

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    Zac Brown Band is expected to draw record crowds at Stambaugh Stadium for the first Y Live concert.  For those that plan on going, the city of Youngstown and Youngstown State University have set up particular rules and regulations that must be followed.  

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  • Caregiver with local contractor accused of beating mentally disabled man

    Caregiver with local contractor accused of beating mentally disabled man

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 7:17 PM EDT2017-08-23 23:17:42 GMT

    A man hired to care for people, including in some cases those who suffer from mental illnesses, is now facing criminal charges for doing the unthinkable. Allegedly beating one man, and then threatening to kill him. Davanzo Tate, Senior's alleged crime in one case happened back in April but wasn't reported to Youngstown Police Detectives until late July when a videotape of the suspected crime was sent to the Mahoning County Board of Developmental Disabilities. On the short vi...

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    A man hired to care for people, including in some cases those who suffer from mental illnesses, is now facing criminal charges for doing the unthinkable. Allegedly beating one man, and then threatening to kill him. Davanzo Tate, Senior's alleged crime in one case happened back in April but wasn't reported to Youngstown Police Detectives until late July when a videotape of the suspected crime was sent to the Mahoning County Board of Developmental Disabilities. On the short vi...

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  • Mel B dumps water on Simon Cowell on 'America's Got Talent'

    Mel B dumps water on Simon Cowell on 'America's Got Talent'

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 5:58 PM EDT2017-08-23 21:58:10 GMT
    Simon Cowell has been left all wet by a joke he made at fellow "America's Got Talent" judge Mel B's expense during Tuesday's live show.More >>
    Simon Cowell has been left all wet by a joke he made at fellow "America's Got Talent" judge Mel B's expense during Tuesday's live show.More >>
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