Phantoms bounce back, avoid elimination in game 2
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by Chad Krispinsky, Zach Verdea
49m ago
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) - The Youngstown Phantoms topped the Madison Capitols 5-2 in the best-of-three Clark Cup playoff series on Tuesday night at the Covelli Centre. The Phantoms trailed 2-0 in the first period but roared back scoring 5 unanswered goals to seal the victory. Adam Pietila recorded a hat-trick, with Michael Burchill and Nate Lewis scoring one goal a piece. Madison's goals were scored by Max Nagel and Andrew Kuzma. The series is now tied 1-1. The decisive game three of the series is set for Wednesday night at 7 p.m. at the Covelli Centre ..read more
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Mets rally in 7th for 3-1 win over Pirates
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by MIKE FITZPATRICK - AP BASEBALL WRITER
49m ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Jose Hernandez balked home the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, Jeff McNeil added an RBI double and the New York Mets beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-1 on Tuesday night. Joey Wendle came off the bench and delivered a tying double in the seventh for the Mets, who have won nine of 12 following an 0-5 start to move over .500 for the first time since early June last year. New York came back to beat the Pirates for the second consecutive night and has won four straight series after dropping its first two. Wendle replaced an ailing Brett Baty (left hamstring tightness) at third bas ..read more
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LaBrae's pitching trio combines for perfect game
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by Vince Pellegrini
49m ago
LIBERTY, Ohio (WKBN) – Landon Brunstetter, Owen Boone and Austin Rowe combined to throw a perfect game for LaBrae in its 7-0 victory over the Leopards. Brunstetter pitched the first three innings and struck out 7. Boone came in relief and tossed the next two frames, striking out 5. Rowe came in relief in the sixth inning and pitched the final two innings (5 strikeouts) to close out the perfect game. Brogan Collins triples and scored twice for the Vikings. Rowe finished with three RBIs. Brunstetter doubled and closed out his night with 2 RBIs. On Wednesday, LaBrae will travel to Poland for a d ..read more
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PA man will serve 70-year sentence for torture, illegally exporting weapon parts to Iraq
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by Drew Kolek
2h ago
(WJET/WFXP) – A Pennsylvania man was sentenced after being found guilty of multiple counts of torture and illegally exporting weapon parts. On Tuesday, U.S. District Court Judge Robert D. Mariani sentenced 55-year-old Ross Roggio of Stroudsburg to 70 years in prison for torturing an Estonian citizen in 2015 as well as illegally exporting weapon parts without proper approval ..read more
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Trumbull Regional employee nominated for state award
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by Brandon Jaces
2h ago
WARREN, Ohio (WKBN) - Trumbull Regional Hospital nominated one of their employees for this year's Albert E. Dyckes Health Care Worker of the Year Award. On Tuesday, Sterile Processing Manager Anthony Zoccali found out he was nominated for the award which notices caregivers around the state. Zoccali manages a team that works diligently to ensure hospital equipment is clean and sanitary. He's been in the role for about five years now. His dedication to the team, hard work, attitude, and going above and beyond earned him this nomination. "Luckily, I have a great staff that's been here a long time ..read more
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Wilt's one-hitter propels South Range to victory
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by Vince Pellegrini, Liam Garrity
2h ago
HUBBARD, Ohio (WKBN) – South Range posted three runs in the 5th inning to secure a 4-0 win over the home standing Hubbard Eagles. Jayli Wilt tossed 7 innings of 1-hit ball and struck out 13 for the Raiders. Anna Aey doubled twice and scored two times to lead South Range’s offense. Ashley Rupert singled twice. Gretchen Bartels doubled and Riley DeCiancio tripled. The Raiders are scheduled to play its next league matchup with Niles on Monday. Phoebe Rusnak had Hubbard’s lone hit. The Eagles will face Girard on Wednesday ..read more
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Heart pumps recalled after reports of 14 deaths, over 270 injuries: FDA
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by Jeremy Tanner
2h ago
(NEXSTAR) – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced Monday that two heart pump products are being recalled after reports of 14 deaths and hundreds of injuries were associated with the devices. Abbott Laboratories' Thoratec Corp. is recalling 13,883 HeartMate II and HeartMate 3 Left Ventricular Assist Systems according to the Class I recall, which the FDA says is the most serious type. The heart pumps, which are used to save the lives of patients with failing hearts by helping it circulate blood throughout the body, were first distributed on April 21, 2008. While both devices have been ..read more
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Missouri 8-year-old caught driving car while mom slept in backseat: police
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by Kevin S. Held
2h ago
ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – An 8-year-old was found driving a car in St. Louis on Monday while his mother slept in the backseat with a younger child, authorities said. According to the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department’s probable cause statement, the child was seen driving in the wrong direction of traffic in the downtown area. Police did not specify the time of day the incident happened ..read more
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Another strong spring storm on the way
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by Paul Wetzl
3h ago
Another powerful spring storm is pushing across the country. This storm system will sweep through the Great Lakes and sweep warm humid air and the risk for strong and severe storms toward our area Wednesday and Wednesday night. See where the rain is right now on Youngstown Weather Radar. Look for the risk of thunderstorms to increase as the storm system moves closer to our region on Wednesday afternoon and evening. What to expect from the Storm System Rain showers will develop into the early part of Wednesday morning. There is a chance for a rumble of thunder through the morning hours. Warm an ..read more
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These 5 US airports ranked among 2023's busiest worldwide: report
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by Maddie Rhodes, Addy Bink
3h ago
DENVER (KDVR) — If you're late to your flight, or just trying to get out of the airport after a long trip, there may be nothing worse than seeing a busy terminal. There are, of course, some airports that are busier than others, including five U.S. airports that recently ranked among the 10 busiest in the world. Earlier this week, the Airports Council International (ACI) released its preliminary rankings for the world’s busiest airports in 2023 based on total passenger traffic. Globally, the report says figures show there were nearly 8.5 billion passengers served in 2023, up more than 27% from ..read more
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