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Gunman wounded in Saturday shooting

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BOARDMAN — A man is hospitalized after being shot early Saturday in an exchange with Boardman police and the Ohio State Highway Patrol. The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation, Boardman police and the state patrol are jointly investigating the shooting that sent Stephen B. Wilson, 52, ...

Lane restrictions set for road work

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Starting Monday, the following routes will have various daily lane restrictions for pavement repairs: • State Route 87 between state Route 45 and state Route 534 in Mesopotamia and U.S. Route 422 between state Route 5 and the Portage County line. The restrictions will be in place through ...

1920: Nine drivers charged with violations

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99 years ago in 1920: • Nine automobile drivers fell into the hands of police over the weekend for alleged violation of some of the city’s ordinances. Claud Coffan was arrested Saturday on a charge of wreckless driving. Motorcop Barnes alleged he drove too fast down South Pine Street ...

On the record: Trumbull County

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WHAT: County commissioners meeting Thursday PRESENT: Mauro Cantalemessa, Frank Fuda and Dan Polivka Commissioners: • Issued a right-of-way permit to BJAAM Environmental Inc. of Canal Fulton to work in the right-of-way of Warren Sharon Road in order to install two groundwater ...

On the record: Bristol

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WHAT: Township trustee meeting Tuesday PRESENT: Ramon French and Mark Webb ABSENT: Doug Seemann Trustees: * Will have a representative of the Trumbull County Sheriff’s Department attend the next meeting 7 p.m. Sept. 17 to discuss recent break-ins of homes and garages in the ...

On the record: McDonald

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WHAT: Village council meeting Wednesday PRESENT: Richard Harvey, Ray Lewis, Walter Bradley, Scott Seitz, Brian Fisher, Clifford DeZee and Mayor Glen Puckett Council: * Heard from Bradley who expressed concerns of criticisms and comments made by residents on social media over speeding ...

James Reardon’s attorney: ‘There is no threat’

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YOUNGSTOWN — The attorney for James Reardon, federally charged with making threats against the Jewish Community Center of Youngstown, said the accusation against his client is “way blown out of proportion.” After Reardon’s Friday arraignment in U.S. District Court, attorney Ross T. ...

Southington man’s wood projects win awards

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EDITOR’S NOTE: This is one of a series of Saturday profiles of area residents and their stories. To suggest a profile, contact features editor Burton Cole at bcole@tribtoday.com. SOUTHINGTON — When Paul Santone Sr. wants to spend the day relaxing, he goes to his garage, where he has set up ...

Election board to show voters new system

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WARREN — While Trumbull County started using new voting equipment in the May primary, plenty of people voting in November haven’t used the system. That’s because those voters are in the townships and other locations in the county where a primary election in May wasn’t held. Of the ...

Police training location unveiled

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BOARDMAN — In a former factory building on McClurg Road, officers with the Mercy Health Police Department can now train for a number of emergency situations that might take place in its Mahoning Valley hospitals and other health care facilities. It’s the only law enforcement training ...

YSU in negotiations for student housing site

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YOUNGSTOWN — Youngstown State University has approved negotiating a purchase agreement with Flats at Wick LLC for the purchase of the Flats at Wick student housing facility. The 116-bed housing complex was put up for sale by NYO Property Group. Its asking price is $8.5 million. YSU ...

Prison term given for cinema robbery

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WARREN — Alyssa R. Corradetti, 19, of Robbies Run in Cortland, was sentenced in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court to 4 to 4 1/2 years in prison Thursday after pleading guilty earlier to aggravated robbery with a gun. Corradetti’s co-defendant, Austin J. Dunn, 20, of Prince Drive in ...

One dead, two hurt in one-vehicle crash

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HUBBARD — A single-vehicle rollover crash left one person dead and sent two to the hospital Friday evening. The crash happened around 6:40 p.m. near Flying J Hubbard Travel Plaza on U.S. Route 62, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. The car went airborne and the passengers were ...

Niles officers cited for heroic efforts

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NILES — Lt. Patrick Cox and Patrol Officer Ryan Ifft were presented with a WYTV / Window World Hometown Hero award Friday for their quick-thinking Aug. 16 at the Timber Creek Apartments that may have saved a man’s life. Cox and Ifft had tourniquets in their vehicles, which they used to ...

McDonald’s robbed at gunpoint Thursday

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AUSTINTOWN — A manager at McDonald’s at 1150 N. Canfield Niles Road, inside the Pilot Travel Center, reported being robbed at gunpoint Thursday night. The 18-year-old manager told police a man pulled a handgun just before 2:45 a.m. and asked for the money in the cash drawers, according to ...

Trial date set in federal threat case

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YOUNGSTOWN — A jury trial for Justin Olsen, 18, of Boardman is set for 9 a.m. Oct. 31 before Judge Solomon Oliver Jr. of the Youngstown Northern District of Ohio federal court. Olsen last week pleaded not guilty to charges of threatening to assault federal law enforcement officers and ...

Youngstown doctor indicted by feds

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YOUNGSTOWN — A physician was indicted in federal court on sex trafficking charges involving minors age 12 to 15. Albert Aiad-Toss, 52, a Youngstown physician, was indicted on four counts of sex trafficking of a minor and one count of child pornography. Aiad-Toss allegedly used threats ...

Adult, children escape from blaze

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AUSTINTOWN — A woman and several children escaped a fire in their two-story town house along Compass West Drive just before midnight Thursday. Fire Chief Andy Frost said the mother came down from putting the children to bed and saw the fire, and everyone was able to escape unharmed. The ...

Dorian sideswipes Carolinas

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CHARLESTON, S.C. — Hurricane Dorian sideswiped the Carolinas with shrieking winds, tornadoes and sideways rain Thursday as it closed in for a possible direct hit on the dangerously exposed Outer Banks. At least four deaths in the Southeast were blamed on the storm. Twisters spun off by ...

Local stocks return mixed in Thursday action

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After losing $1.23 in trading Wednesday, Cortland Bancorp gained 48 cents on Thursday to close at $23 per share. First Niles Financial, which has held steady for nearly a week, lost 20 cents in trading Thursday to close at $7.55 per share.