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Florida Georgia Line headlines second Y Live concert

YOUNGSTOWN - Florida Georgia Line will be the headliner for the second Y Live concert at Youngstown State Universityás Stambaugh Stadium. Last August the Zac Brown Band played to nearly 17,000 people in the first concert held at the football stadium. The concert is being presented by JAC ...

Fri. 10:56 a.m.: HomeGoods withdraws zoning request

LORDSTOWN - HomeGoods has decided to take back its request to change zoning on several pieces of property where it wanted to build a multimillion dollar distribution center and is "reconsidering our options" on the project. The statement from HomeGoods spokeswoman Erika Tower today comes in ...

Fri. 11:27 a.m.: Former Ohio State football coach Earle Bruce dies at 87

COLUMBUS - Former Ohio State football coach Earle Bruce has died at his home in central Ohio. The College Football Hall of Fame member was 87. His four daughters released a statement Friday on the loss of "a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and a respected coach to many." Bruce ...

Thu. 12:08 p.m.: Eight arrested in Warren undercover sex sting

WARREN - Eight men face charges in connection to an undercover police sting aimed at reducing the demand sex trafficking. The men were arrested Wednesday as part of an investigation by the Warren Police Department and the Mahoning Valley Human Trafficking Task Force, which is part of the the ...

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 ...

Tues. 8:10 pm: Former first lady Barbara Bush dies at age 92

HOUSTON (AP) — Barbara Bush, the snowy-haired first lady whose plainspoken manner and utter lack of pretense made her more popular at times than her husband, President George H.W. Bush, died today. She was 92. Family spokesman Jim McGrath confirmed the death in a statement. The cause wasn't ...

Tues. 8:30 pm: IRS gives taxpayers extra day to file after website issues

Americans are getting an extra day to file their taxes after key elements of the IRS website crashed on deadline day. The IRS said that individuals or businesses with a filing or payment due today now have until midnight Wednesday to complete the task. Earlier today, Americans who had ...

Mon. 10:15 a.m.: Benatar, Giraldo to play acoustic show at Packard

WARREN - Pat Benatar and her husband, Neil Giraldo, will play an acoustic show June 16 at Packard Music Hall. The show features stripped-down versions of Benatar's hits, which include "Hit Me with Your Best Shot," "Love Is a Battlefield," "Heartbreaker" and "We Belong," as well as the ...

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 ...

UPDATE – Fri. 3:35 p.m.: Buyouts offered to local GM workers

LORDSTOWN - Hundreds of workers at the General Motors Lordstown complex will be laid off effective June 18, according to workers leaving the plant after an announcement was made there this afternoon. Workers exiting the facility moments ago said the announcement was met with shouting and ...

Thu. 5:31 p.m.: Man guilty of murder, robbery and kidnapping charges

WARREN - The man accused of shooting and killing a man in December 2016 then running to Detroit with one of two women he kidnapped after was found guilty today of all charges against him. Shawn Hope, 51, will be sentenced May 1 before Trumbull County Common Pleas Court Judge Andrew D. ...

Thu. 11:59 a.m.: Appeal in Danny Lee Hill case rejected

Appeal in Hill case denied WARREN - A federal appeals court has rejected a request by Ohio's Attorney General to reconsider its ruling that overturns convicted murderer Danny Lee Hill's death sentence. The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals determined in February that Hill has an intellectual ...

Wed. 10:20 a.m.: House Speaker Paul Ryan won’t seek re-election

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan will not run for re-election, his office announced today, injecting another layer of uncertainty as Republicans face worries over losing their majority in the fall. Ryan's plans have been the source of much speculation and will set off a ...

Tue. 10:47 a.m.: Family escapes house fire in Hubbard Township

HUBBARD TOWNSHIP — Three adults and two children escaped a house fire this morning after flames broke out shortly before 8 a.m. Firefighters remain on the scene of the fire at 2815 Applegate Road SE. How the fire began and damages have yet to be determined. Departments fighting the ...

Sun. 8:41 p.m.: Recycling, shredding set at Tribune Chronicle for Earth Day

WARREN — Now that spring is here again, it's time for the Tribune Chronicle to give local residents the chance to rid themselves of unwanted recyclable items while giving back to the community and to the planet. The newspaper's annual Earth Day free recycling and shredding event is set for ...