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Wed. 7:50 p.m.: Woman says boyfriend threw her out of moving car

NILES -- A McDonald man accused of throwing his girlfriend out of a moving car and beating her appeared in Niles Municipal Court Wednesday for a pretrial hearing on a charge of felonious assault.Frank Clark Jr., 34, has been held in the Trumbull County Jail since Weathersfield police arrested ...

Wed. 8:20 p.m.: Police arrest man they say organized ATV madness

WARREN -- The Warren man accused of using social media to bring dozens of ATV and motorbike riders onto city streets Sunday to "wreak havoc" is being held without bond after he was booked into the Trumbull County Jail around 1 a.m. Wednesday.A not guilty plea for Trevor Hall, 21, 1129 Buena ...

Wed. 9:30 p.m.: Brookfield business held up, employee bound

BROOKFIELD --An armed robber tied a woman up as he stole $8,000 from Express Cash Advance 9 a.m. Wednesday, according to Brookfield police Chief Dan Faustino.The white man stood about 6 feet tall, wore a black hat, metal rimmed sunglasses, a black zip up sweatshirt and a black backpack, ...

Tue. 11:29 a.m.: Ohio SOS to hold local office hours

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted's Office will hold open office hours Sept. 16 in Trumbull County and Sept. 23 in Mahoning County.In Trumbull, a regional liaison will be available to meet with the public 2 to 4 p.m. at the Hubbard Public Library, 436 W. Liberty St. In Mahoning County, it will ...

Tues. 12:15 p.m.: Warren students evacuated after bomb threat

WARREN - Warren City School District is closing today because of a bomb threat, according to Superintendent Steve Chiaro. All the students are safe, he said.Warren police received a call for the threat at about 11 a.m., and students were evacuated from the all district buildings, Chiaro ...

Tues. 6:10 p.m.: Cruze sales slip more than 37 percent

LORDSTOWN -- Chevrolet Cruze sales hit a road block nationwide in August as deliveries of the locally-made small car plunged 37.4 percent compared to the same time last year.General Motors on Tuesday reported delivering 14,661 Cruzes in August compared to 23,435 the same month in 2014.The ...

Tues. 6:55 p.m.: Inmate accused of stabbing nurse in neck

WARREN - A female inmate at the Trumbull County Jail is accused of stabbing a nurse in the neck as she attempted to draw her blood.Trumbull County Sheriff Tom Altiere said the incident is under review.Danielle M. Johnson, 35, is scheduled to be arraigned today in Warren Municipal Court on ...

Tues. 7:10 p.m.: Fracking foes say Ohio elections chief exceeds his authority

COLUMBUS - Residents in three Ohio counties where Secretary of State Jon Husted invalidated anti-fracking ballot issues this fall, argued in a court filing Tuesday that voters, not the elections chief, should decide the substance of such issues.Residents in Fulton, Medina and Athens counties ...

Tues. 9:10 p.m.: Braceville, county officials to meet on comprehensive plan

BRACEVILLE -- The townships first comprehensive plan is being worked on by the Trumbull County Planning Commission and resident input is being sought to help with planing for the communitys future.Trustee Chairman Todd Brewster said at Tuesday's trustee meeting the plan will help serve as a ...

Mon. 10:10 a.m.: Goodman to remain on Warren ballot

WARREN - The Trumbull County Board of Elections voted unanimously this morning to allow Warren Law Director candidate to remain on the November 3 ballot, overruling objections that had been raised about his candidacy.The board voted 4-0 after deliberating for about a half-hour on the ...

Mon. 8:25 p.m.: Motorbike, ATV stunt results in arrests; organizer sought

WARREN -- More than a dozen people, mostly from Akron and Cleveland, have been charged or cited in a weekend incident involving numerous motorbikes and ATVs, but police still are looking for a Warren man who they believe organized the effort.Warren Police Sgt. Bryan Holmes said dozens of people ...

Mon. 8:40 p.m.: UAW Local 1112 members vote down Kmart contract

BAZETTA -- United Auto Workers Local 1112 members who work at the Kmart Distribution Center have voted down a new contract proposal.The current contract expires Tuesday. Union leaders said more than 150 of the 180-plus workers who voted on Sunday opposed the proposed pact.Glenn Johnson, UAW ...

Mon. 9:10 p.m.: Newton Falls tax forgiveness issue on Nov. 3 ballot

WARREN -- An effort to allow voters to decide whether they want to reinstate an income tax credit was unanimously approved Monday by the Trumbull County Board of Elections.The board voted to allow the referendum effort led by Werner Lange to be placed on the Nov. 3 ballot.Newton Falls assesses ...

Mon. 10 p.m.: Tubman, Susan B. Anthony win support for redesigned $10 bill

SENECA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) - Harriet Tubman and Susan B. Anthony were the names most mentioned Monday as women who should be considered for a redesigned $10 bill during a town hall meeting with U.S. Treasurer Rosie Rios.Eleanor Roosevelt and Elizabeth Cady Stanton also had support as Rios took ...

Fri. 12:30 p.m.: Officer cleared, man indicted in May shooting

WARREN - A city patrolman has been cleared in the May shooting of a man accused of pointing a gun at the officer at a Harrison Street NE home.Patrolman Adam Huffman "was clearly putting his own life in danger to protect the citizens of Warren when confronted by an armed criminal who was engaged ...

Fri. 5:30 p.m.: Boil advisory issued for Vienna

VIENNA - Because of a waterline break, Trumbull County water customers who live on Ridge Road in the area between Warren Sharon Road and International Boulevard are advised to boil any water used for eating, drinking and cooking.The advisory is in effect until further notice.

Fri. 10 p.m.: Gala raises funds for elderly to get prescriptions

BAZETTA -- For the past eight years, the Avamar Foundation has worked to make sure area senior citizens are able to get the medications and health care they need.Dr. Farid Naffah said the Avamar Foundation strives to meet those needs with the annual "An Evening Under the Stars" fundraising ...

Thur. 8:30 a.m.: Niles Schools closed today

NILES - Niles City Schools are closed today due to bomb threats that came in early this morning.According to Niles City Police Capt. Ken Criswell, the first call came into the high school at 6:26 a.m. in which a male caller said he he would blow up the school. The call was answered by a worker ...

Thur. 11:48 a.m.: Grohl visits alley that bears his name

WARREN - Dave Grohl made a stop in the downtown Warren alley that bears his names Thursday morning.Grohl arrived before 10:30 a.m. with his stepmother, Renie Grohl, and his daughters, Violet and Harper. He took photos of his daughters by the David Grohl Alley sign and posed for photos when news ...