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FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction shows death row inmate Ronald Phillips, convicted of the 1993 rape and murder of his girlfriend's 3-year-old daughter in Akron, Ohio. In a brief filed Monday, July 24, 2017, at the U.S. Supreme Court, 15 pharmacology professors argue the impending execution of Phillips should be stopped on grounds that the sedative midazolam is incapable of inducing unconsciousness or preventing severe pain. (Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction via AP, File)

Tues. 1 p.m.: Condemned killer arrives at death house ahead of execution

COLUMBUS (AP) — A condemned killer in Ohio has arrived at the death house ahead of his scheduled execution Wednesday with several requests for a delay pending before the U.S. Supreme Court. A prisons department spokeswoman said Ronald Phillips arrived at the Southern Ohio Correctional ...

Tue. 3:42 p.m.: Overdose suspected in single-car crash in Braceville

BRACEVILLE -- Two people were injured when their car crashed into a tree 2:40 p.m. today on state Route 82 at Bailey Anderson Road in Braceville, according to a 911 call summary. A possible drug overdose is suspected to have played a role in the crash, according to the call ...

Tues. 5:30 p.m.: Air Force One lands in Vienna

VIENNA - Air Force One carrying President Donald Trump has landed at the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport in advance of the president's rally set for 7 p.m. in Youngstown.

Crowd gathers inside the Covelli Centre in Youngstown awaiting President Trump's arrival for a 7 p.m. speech.

Tues. 5:40 p.m.: Covelli Centre filling up

Staff / wire YOUNGSTOWN — Crowds are milling into their seats inside Youngstown's Covelli Centre where President Donald Trump is scheduled to speak tonight. Air Force One touched down moments ago at the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport, as a small crowd gathered outside the airport's ...

Tues. 6:40 p.m.: Crowd warms up with Lara Trump, GOP speakers

YOUNGSTOWN - The crowd inside Youngstown's Covelli Centre is warming up for President Donald Trump's speech by hearing words from Lara Trump, the pregnant daughter-in-law of the president. Lara Trump is the wife of Eric Trump, who also is on hand today in Youngstown. Also introduced to the ...

Tues. 7:40 p.m.: Trump: “We will build new factories”

YOUNGSTOWN - President Donald Trump moments ago cautioned Ohioans against selling their houses. "Don't move," Trump said from the podium inside Youngstown's Covelli Centre. "Those jobs have left Ohio, but they are coming back. Don't move. Don't sell your house. ... We are going to fill up ...

Pershing Ave. SW is closed to traffic as Warren police investigate a crime scene along the roadway. A witness had reported seeing a body in a burning van this morning, July 24, 2017.

Mon. Noon: Body found in burning van in Warren

WARREN - A body was found in a burning vehicle just after 10 a.m. today on Pershing Avenue NW, according to the Warren Fire Department. The fire was out by the time fire crews arrived and Warren police were called to the scene. The origin of the fire is being investigated. This is a ...

Mon. 2:30 p.m.: Arconic reports revenue increase

WEATHERSFIELD - Arconic Inc. reported a slight increase for its second quarter of the year over the same period in 2016. The New York-based company, which has a plant in Weathersfield, today reported revenue of $3.3 billion, up 1 percent year over year, for the quarter that ended June 30. ...

Sat. Noon: Liberty bank robbed

LIBERTY - A man armed with a silver handgun robbed the Home Savings and Loan, 3500 Belmont Ave., shortly after 10 a.m. today. Witnesses told police the gun was not noticeable when the man first entered the building. He handed a note demanding money to a bank worker, and after receiving an ...

Sat. 5 pm: Missing man found dead in his truck

NILES - A man reported missing in Howland this morning was found dead by his family in his work truck in Niles, according to Niles police Capt. John Marshall. Wallace Bonzer, 58, of Howland, was in the driver's compartment of a box truck, parked at Pep Boys, behind Huntington Bank just off ...

Thu. 11:47 a.m. : Patrol says woman killed by airborne deer

KINSMAN -- A deer launched into the air after it was struck by a vehicle Thursday night on state Route 7 killed a passenger in a passing vehicle after it went through the windshield, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Two children, 9 and 12, both of Negley, were in the back seat of ...

Officers walk toward the entrance to Nevada's Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nev., where former NFL football star O.J. Simpson is being held Thursday, July 20, 2017. Simpson is making the case on live TV for his release from prison where he has been serving a 33-year sentence for an armed robbery involving sports memorabilia. (AP Photo/Terry Chea)

Thur. 12:40 p.m.: OJ Simpson parole hearing set to start soon

LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — O.J. Simpson's supporters are inside the Nevada prison, where they await the hearing where the incarcerated former football star will ask a parole board for his freedom. The hearing is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. Simpson's attorney, Malcolm LaVergne, daughter Arnelle ...

Thur. 1 p.m.: AP source: Cavaliers talking contract with Derrick Rose

CLEVELAND (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations says the Cleveland Cavaliers are discussing a contract with former NBA MVP Derrick Rose. The team is discussing a one-year deal with Rose, said the person who spoke to the Associated Press today on condition of anonymity because of ...

Former NFL football star O.J. Simpson appears with his attorney, Malcolm LaVergne, left, via video for his parole hearing at the Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nev., on Thursday, July 20, 2017.  Simpson was convicted in 2008 of enlisting some men he barely knew, including two who had guns, to retrieve from two sports collectibles sellers some items that Simpson said were stolen from him a decade earlier. (Lovelock Correctional Center via AP)

1:25 p.m.: OJ hearing underway

LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — O.J. Simpson laughed as a parole commissioner told him that he was getting the same hearing as anyone else would. The comment came today from Connie Bisbee, chairwoman of the Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners. Simpson responded, "Thank you, ma'am." Simpson, who ...

Thurs. 3 p.m.: Liberty road closure announced

LIBERTY - A portion of Liberty Street located beneath the Interstate 80 bridge will be closed overnight tonight and early Friday morning due to bridge work, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation. It is scheduled to be closed from 2 a.m. to 10 a.m. Friday. The posted detour is ...

Thur. 3:10 p.m.: OJ wins parole from prison

LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — O.J. Simpson will be paroled after serving nine years in prison for a botched bid to retrieve sports memorabilia in Las Vegas. A Nevada parole board decided moments ago that the 70-year-old former football, TV and movie star will be released in October after serving ...

Thu. 6 pm: Man run over by horse-drawn wagon

NORTH BLOOMFIELD - A 40-year-old North Bloomfield man who fell off his horse-drawn wagon Wednesday evening suffered rib and chest injuries and is recovering at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. An initial Trumbull County 911 report had William Weaver with head injuries after being run over ...

Wed. 11:45 a.m.: Trump tweets health bill ‘will get even better’ at lunch

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump today stepped up the pressure on reluctant Republicans to erase much of Barack Obama's health care law, tweeting, "They MUST keep their promise to America" and vowing the measure would improve at his White House lunch with senators. In a last-ditch ...

Wed. 3:47 p.m.: Missing teen from Farmington found

WARREN - A missing teen from Farmington was found today in Portage County. The Trumbull County Sheriff's Office had been searching for Isabyl Rebekah Royer, 15, after putting out an alert on Sunday afternoon. Authorities said Royer walked away from her home on Saturday afternoon and did not ...