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Mon. 9:12 p.m.: The Latest: Trump, Kim shake hands to begin historic summit

SINGAPORE (AP) — With a handshake, President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un kicked off a momentous summit 9:05 a.m. Tuesday (9:05 p.m. Monday Ohio time), creating an indelible image of two unorthodox leaders as they began a conversation that could determine historic peace or raise ...

Mon. 10:15 p.m.: Arrest made in fatal shooting in Niles

Robin Luke Caviness Jr., 38, of Howland, was arrested this evening in connection with the early morning shooting death of Clayton L. Bender, 23, of Warren, outside of Madden's Bar & Grill in Niles, according to U.S. Marshals. Caviness was charged with murder, with more charges expected, ...

Sun. 11:03 p.m.: Cleveland Cavaliers returning to the NBA Finals

BOSTON --- The Cleveland Cavaliers are returning to the NBA Finals. In a low-scoring game, the Cavs defeated the Boston Celtics 87-79 tonight to win the Eastern Conference title 4 games to 3. They will face the winner of the Houston Rockets-Golden State Warriors series, which is tied at ...

Mon. 1 p.m.: Dozens killed in Gaza as US Embassy opens in Jerusalem

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli soldiers shot and killed at least 52 Palestinians during mass protests along the Gaza border today. It was the deadliest day there since a devastating 2014 cross-border war and cast a shadow over Israel's festive inauguration of the new U.S. Embassy in ...

Wed. 1:30 p.m.: More details released in GM cuts

Following last week's announcement that General Motors' Lordstown Complex will cut its second shift in mid-June, the company today filed a WARN Act notice with Trumbull County Job and Family Services stating that 1,289 production workers, 151 tradesmen, and 60 salaried workers would be affected ...

Mon. 9:55 p.m.: One escaped inmate recaptured; other remains at large

One of two inmates who escaped from minimum-security lockup in Warren was caught tonight in Portage County and a few minutes ago was booked into Portage County Jail. Joshua Keenan, 25, of Garrettsville, was booked into the jail at 9:28 p.m. on a charge of escape, according to a Portage County ...

Fri. 3:20 p.m.: GM Lordstown cuts second shift

LORDSTOWN - Workers leaving the Lordstown General Motors plant following this afternoon's plantwide meeting told reporters the plant's second shift has been eliminated. This follows last year's elimination of the third shift at the plant. About 3,000 workers had still been employed at the ...

Tues. Noon: Trumbull County killer sentenced in two courtrooms

WARREN - Convicted killer Austin Burke will serve 58 years in prison after he was sentenced this morning on multiple counts in two separate Trumbull County Common Pleas Courtrooms. Common Pleas Court Judge Andrew Logan sentenced Burke, 19, of Bristolville to serve 47 years for the aggravated ...

Wed. 10:39 a.m.: Austin bombing suspect blows himself up as SWAT moves in

ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) — The suspect in the deadly bombings that terrorized Austin blew himself up early Wednesday as authorities closed in on him, bringing a grisly end to a three-week manhunt. But police warned that more bombs could be out there. The suspect's motive remained a mystery, ...

Mon. 12:30 p.m.: Four Austin, Texas, bombings believed to be linked

AUSTIN, Texas - Austin police officers have completed a sweep of the neighborhood where the latest in a string of bombings occurred and deemed it safe, but they are asking residents to remain indoors for several more hours. Police Chief Brian Manley said at a news conference today that ...

Mon. 12:40 p.m.: Cavaliers coach taking health leave

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue is taking a leave of absence from the team to address health issues that have included chest pains and loss of sleep. Lue said in statement today that tests have offered no conclusion about what the issue is and offered no timetable for his ...

Tues. 12:30 p.m.: Trump replaces Tillerson with Pompeo in dramatic shakeup

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unceremoniously dumped Secretary of State Rex Tillerson by tweet today and picked CIA Director Mike Pompeo to take his place, abruptly ending Tillerson's turbulent tenure as America's top diplomat and escalating the administration's chaotic second-year ...

Thur. 4:25 p.m.: Trump imposes steel tariffs but excludes Canada and Mexico

After a week of hints and uncertainty, President Donald Trump today said he would announce tariffs on imported steel and aluminum but with temporary exemptions for Canada and Mexico as he seeks to revise the North American Free Trade Agreement. He suggested Australia and "other countries" might ...

Wed. 11:55 a.m.: Former Niles official pleads guilty

WARREN - The former auditor of Niles pleaded guilty this morning to three charges connected to his time in office. Charles Nader, 64, 525 Washington St., pleaded guilty in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court to a felony charge of theft in office, along with two misdemeanor counts of ...

Wed. 4:55 pm: Mercy Health begins merger process

WARREN - Mercy Health, which operates nearly two dozen medical facilities in Trumbull and Mahoning counties, including St. Joseph Warren Hospital, has begun the process of merging with Marriottsville, Md.-based Bon Secours Health System. "Today was the first step, an announcement of (our) ...

Fri. 10 a.m.: Austintown police search for early morning home invader

AUSTINTOWN — Three men are in custody and police are searching this morning for a fourth person involved in home invasion on North Beverly Avenue, near Mahoning Avenue. A police spokesman said four people broke into a house and stole things. A witness told Tribune Chronicle newspartner ...