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Nurse arrested, accused of stealing drugs

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) — A nurse at St Elizabeth Health Center was arrested and accused of stealing drugs Sunday after a supervisor told police she thought the woman was under the influence of drugs. Deanna Dumbrys, 43, of Lakewood, was arraigned Monday in municipal court on three counts of theft...
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Boardman police arrest two after shots fired at man Saturday

BOARDMAN, Ohio (WKBN) — Police Saturday arrested two men for felonious assault after a man told police someone in a car fired several shots at him after he went to a Shields Road apartment where he was also shot at. Tequane Bennett, 20, of Shields Road and Markis Roland, 21,...
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Man charged in deadly shooting of 17-year-old arrested

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – The man charged in the deadly shooting of a 17-year old boy is now in police custody Monday. Carlos Flores, 18, is charged with murder in the death of Reshaud Biggs, Jr. A warrant for the arrest of Flores was issued Friday night and police caught...
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Suspect jailed for shooting death of Youngstown teen

A suspect has been arrested for the shooting death of a Youngstown teen. Carlos Flores Jr., 18, was booked into the Mahoning County jail Monday on one count of murder. Flores is charged in connection to the shooting death of 17-year-old Reshaud Biggs Jr. Biggs was killed in a weekend...
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2 arrested in separate weapons cases over weekend in Youngstown

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) — Police this weekend arrested two people on gun charges. About 2:20 a.m. Antuan Hughes, 28, was arrested at South Avenue and Dickson Street after police working an anti gun noticed the handle of a gun was sticking out of his pants while he was with several people in the parking lot of a South Avenue gas station.
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Youngstown police searching for missing teen

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Youngstown police are looking for a missing teen. Investigators say 14-year-old Ila Latimer left a residential facility on the city’s east side on July 5 and has had no contact with her caseworker. Latimer is described as white, 5′ 1″ tall, 115 pounds with hazel eyes...

Warren Police investigate weekend of gun violence

Police are investigating several reports of gun violence in Warren over the weekend. One man told police he was driving along the 1000 block of Homewood SE at around 1:30 a.m. Saturday when several men jumped out of a car in front of him and began firing shots. Although the...
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Weather Forecast For Slippery Rock

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Slippery Rock: Monday, July 26: Mostly sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Tuesday, July 27: Sunny during the day; while slight chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight; Wednesday, July 28: Sunny during the day; while partly cloudy then
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UPMC Jameson Hospital hosts job fair Tuesday with some on-site interview opportunities

NEW CASTLE — UPMC Jameson is hosting a job fair Tuesday for community members. The event is from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at UPMC Jameson Hospital, 1211 Wilmington Ave., New Castle. Attendees can connect with recruiters to learn about available opportunities and current sign-on bonuses available at UPMC Jameson Hospital. Leaders will be available for on-site interviews with opportunities for same day job offers.
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Quaker Falls park to be opened in September

MAHONING TWP. — A new county-owned park at Quaker Falls is set to be completed and opened to the public in September. That announcement was made during the most recent Lawrence County Commissioners’ meeting by county Planning and Community Development Director Amy McKinney and Assistant Director Rebecca Shaffer. History behind...

Lordstown Motors Lands $400M Equity Deal

LORDSTOWN, Ohio — Electric vehicle manufacturer Lordstown Motors Corp. on Monday announced it’s entered into an equity purchase agreement worth up to $400 million with YA II PN, LTD. The agreement allows YA, a hedge fund managed by Yorkville Advisors Global LP in Mountainside, N.J., to purchase up to 35,144,690...
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Task force pushing for Black educational justice in Youngstown schools

(WKBN) – The Community Education Oversight Taskforce met on Monday at the Mill Creek Community Center to talk about the need to advocate for the educational justice of Black African descendent students in Youngstown. The focus was on reversing 22 years of under-educating students, primarily minorities in “F” or “D”...
New Castle, PAEllwood City Ledger

Prison board to form working group about possibly privatizing jail

NEW CASTLE — A working group will be formed from the Lawrence County Prison Board to explore the idea of privatizing the Lawrence County Jail. Board member and county Commissioner Morgan Boyd said the board previously approved the working group early in 2020 before the COVID-19 pandemic began. Now, he...

Work to begin this week on Struthers dam removal

Train traffic in Struthers is an enduring symbol of its industrial past. While the tracks that run along the Mahoning River still carry engines and freight cars, the river itself carries nothing more than the occasional kayakers. But that tide seems to be turning. "We're very excited to finally get...
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Weather Forecast For Youngstown

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Youngstown: Monday, July 26: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Tuesday, July 27: Sunny during the day; while slight chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight; Wednesday, July 28: Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while
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Ralph E. Donofrio

Youngstown--Ralph Edward Donofrio, 85, passed away peacefully in his home with his loving family by his side on Friday, July 23, 2021. Ralph was born on March 10, 1936 in Youngstown, Ohio and was the son of Daniel Anthony and Gemma (Camardo) Donofrio. He attended Immaculate Conception Grade School and graduated from East High School in 1954. He went on to further his education at Youngstown University. After high school graduation, he went on to proudly serve in the U.S. Marine Corp as a MP during the Korean Conflict. He was awarded the Purple Heart and other Medals of Honor. He worked alongside his brother as a Carpenter for over 45 years.