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Mon. 11:53 a.m.: UPDATE 12:19 p.m.: YSU on lockdown after man pulls gun

YOUNGSTOWN --- Youngstown State University, St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital and the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County remain on lockdown this afternoon as police continue to search for a man who pulled a gun on the college campus late this morning. The gunman, described by the ...

Mon. 11:08 a.m. UPDATE: County prepares for life without GM Lordstown

Trumbull County officials are beginning to plan for life with a General Motors plant in Lordstown. GM announced this morning that there is no new car coming to Lordstown and that in March, employees would be laid off. Dave Green, president of United Auto Workers Local 1112, said, "General ...

Mon. 10:44 a.m.: UPDATE – GM confirms that Lordstown plant will be laid off

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors will lay off 14,700 factory and white-collar workers in North America and put five plants up for possible closure — including in Lordstown — as it restructures to cut costs and focus more on autonomous and electric vehicles. The reduction includes 8,100 ...

Mon. 10 a.m.: Workers told that General Motors Lordstown to close in March

LORDSTOWN - Workers inside the General Motors Lordstown plant were told this morning the local plant will be closing early next year, according to a worker who asked not to be identified. Word came on the heels of an announcement that GM would be closing a Canadian plant, which would be part ...

Wed. 4:55 p.m. One of Raymond Fifes killers dies in prison

GRAFTON -- Timothy Combs, one of the men convicted in the September 1985 slaying of 12-year-old Raymond Fife, has died in prison, according to the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections. Combs, 50, died at the Grafton Correctional Institute on Friday. A cause of death has not been ...

Wed. 3:37 p.m.: Jeff Sessions resigns as attorney general at Trump’s request

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned today as the country's chief law enforcement officer after enduring more than a year of blistering and personal attacks over his recusal from the Russia investigation. Sessions announced his resignation in a letter to President Donald ...

Update: Tues. 6:10 p.m.: Power out for 21 precincts, but voting continues

WARREN - Power at 21 voting precinct locations in Trumbull County was lost this afternoon, but voting continues with the use of generators and paper ballots, said Stephanie Penrose, executive director of the Trumbull County Board of Elections. Generators have been placed in five of the ...

Thu. 1:36 p.m.: Car rolls over in collision with truck in Howland

HOWLAND --- A rollover automobile accident is stalling and rerouting traffic in the state Route 82 eastbound lanes between state Route 46 and Howland Wilson Road. A tractor-trailer rig and car collided shortly after 1 p.m. near the Route 82 onramp. The car rolled, but the occupant crawled out ...

UPDATE Thur. 2:45 p.m.: Tornado spotted in northwestern Trumbull County

The National Weather Service has extended a tornado warning in the northern western part of Trumbull County until 3:30 p.m. today, according to emergency dispatchers. A tornado has been spotted. A large storm system is moving toward the Howland-Cortland area and producing hail. Schools in the ...

UPDATE: Sat. 1:15 a.m.: Arrest made in Liberty manhunt

LIBERTY --- Police combed woods into the night Friday for a man who jumped out of a car and ran after crashing into a police cruiser. A Youngstown man was arrested early this morning after police closed in on him in wooded area. Police found two loaded and chambered handguns under the ...

UPDATE: Fri. 11:56 p.m.: Manhunt continues in Liberty

LIBERTY — Police combed woods into the night tonight for a man who jumped out of a car and ran after crashing into a police cruiser. Police found two loaded and chambered handguns under the driver's seat of the Buick LeSabre the man abandoned. At least one of the guns had been reported as ...

Fri. 8:12 p.m.: Liberty road closed in search for crash-with-cruiser suspect

LIBERTY --- Southbound traffic on Loagn Avenue to Tibbetts Wick Road is closed to motorists at this hour as law enforcement are looking for a person involved in a crash with a police cruiser about 7:30 p.m. The person jumped out of a vehicle and disappeared into a wooded area. A K-9 unit now ...

UPDATE: Thu. 11:21 a.m.: 4 dead in Cincinnati bank shooting

CINCINNATI (AP) — Police say four people are dead, including the gunman, in a downtown Cincinnati bank shooting. Police Chief Eliot Isaac said the shooter opened fire this morning at the loading dock of the Fifth Third Bank building. Isaac said the gunman then entered the bank's lobby, ...

Thu. 9:54 a.m.: Police respond to active shooter in downtown Cincinnati

CINCINNATI (AP) — Police say they've responded to an active shooter situation minutes ago at the Fifth Third Bank building in downtown Cincinnati. The police department in a Tweet described it as an “active shooter/officer involved shooting incident.” An officer at the scene says ...

Tue. 9:29 a.m.: Injuries reported in Fowler bus crash this morning

FOWLER — Additional ambulances were called out this morning after a Cadillac SUV collided with a transit bus this morning in Fowler. According to Trumbull County 911 dispatch, seven to eight passengers were injured in the 8:30 a.m. crash on state Route 305 between state Route 193 and Bell ...

UPDATE: Mon. 11:35 a.m.: Car slams into house in Mineral Ridge

MINERAL RIDGE — Both lanes of the 3500 block of state Route 46 have been reopened while police remain on the scene this morning of a crash in which a car slammed into a brick house and landed on the front porch steps. The driver's legs were pinned inside the crumpled vehicle. Firefighters ...

Mon. 11:01: Car slams into house in Mineral Ridge

MINERAL RIDGE — A car slammed into a house this morning in the 3500 block of state Route 46. The occupants of the car reportedly were trapped inside the vehicle until rescue workers freed them. Police, firefighters and paramedics are on the scene, which is across the road from Cocca's Pizza. ...

Fri. 11:37 a.m.: Arrest warrants issued in case of guns stolen from VFW

WEATHERSFIELD — Arrest warrants have been issued for Frank Leland Hilty and Shawn M. Squires in connection to the theft of nine vintage rifles and up to $15,000 in cash from a VFW Post. Weathersfield police Chief Michael Naples Jr. said Friday morning that Hilty, 51, and Squires, 32, eluded ...