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Wed. 10:20 a.m.: Jury declines death penalty for Hamad

WARREN - A jury recommended Nasser Hamad be sentenced to life in prison with a chance at being paroled in 30 years. Hamad, 48, was convicted of killing two people and wounding three others during a Feb. 25 shooting outside his home on state Route 46 in Howland. Trumbull County Common Pleas ...

Tues, 2 p.m.: Jury continues deliberations on Hamad’s fate

WARREN - The jury in the trial of Nasser Hamad - the Howland man convicted of killing two people and wounding three others - have continued deliberating through the lunch break this afternoon. The jury, which began their talks shortly after 10 a.m. today, could recommend life imprisonment, ...

4:25 p.m. Sunday: Vigil to be held for slain police officer

GIRARD -- A vigil is scheduled for 6 p.m. tonight at the Girard High School Arrowhead Stadium for slain Girard police officer Justin Leo, 31. Attendees are asked to bring a candle. Leo, a five-year veteran of the department, was shot around 10:15 p.m. Saturday at 408 Indiana Ave. while ...

Sun, 4:55 p.m. : Hurricane Irma pummels Florida

MIAMI — A monster Hurricane Irma roared into Florida with 130 mph winds making landfall at Marco Island about 4 p.m. Sunday. The storm could stick around for a sustained assault on nearly the entire Sunshine State, flooding streets, knocking out power to more than 2 million homes and ...

Sun. 10 p.m.: Irma hits Florida’s midsection

MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Irma gave Florida a coast-to-coast pummeling with winds up to 130 mph Sunday, swamping homes and boats, knocking out power to millions and toppling massive construction cranes over the Miami skyline. The 400-mile-wide storm blew ashore in the mostly cleared-out ...