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Fri. 10:04 a.m.: Closings, early dismissals and parking bans reported

Schools and agencies throughout Trumbull County are closed or will close early today because of a predictions that a winter storm will roll in this afternoon. Parking bans also have been issued. That National Weather Service reports that a winter storm warning is in effect from noon today ...

Thu. 8:40 p.m.: All Trumbull County schools closed on Friday

All public schools and most private schools in Trumbull County, as well as schools in Mahoning County, will be closed Friday because of frigid temperatures. School districts closed in Trumbull County include: Bloomfield-Mespo Local Schools Bristol Local Schools Brookfield Local ...

Thu. 4:35 p.m.: Water may be in parts of Niles tonight

NILES -- Water service might be temporarily interrupted starting at 11 p.m. today in the Robbins Avenue and McKinley Heights area as crews work to repair a leaking water line, the city reported. Service Director Ed Stredney said an 8-inch water line that probably services several hundred homes ...

Wed. 2:30 p.m.: Garrison Keillor fired, says he put hand on woman’s back

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Garrison Keillor, the former host of "A Prairie Home Companion," said Wednesday he has been fired by Minnesota Public Radio over allegations of what the network called improper behavior. Keillor told The Associated Press of his firing in an email. In a follow-up ...

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 ...