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Wed. 7:40 pm: Officers catch accused hotel bandit

WARREN - A Warren man was arraigned Wednesday on aggravated robbery charges after he was arrested in connection with an overnight robbery at the downtown Best Western Hotel. Michael G. Sallaz, 55, 152 Comstock NW, pleaded not guilty before Warren Municipal Judge Thomas Gysegem, who set ...

Wed. 8:25 pm: Repeat domestic violent offender going to prison

WARREN - A Niles man was sentenced Wednesday to 16 months in prison after he was convicted of being a repeat domestic violence offender. Charles R. Grantz, 46, 909 Main St., pleaded guilty before Trumbull County Common Pleas Judge W. Wyatt McKay to charges of felony domestic violence and ...

Wed. 8:45 pm: Multiple gunshots killed Weathersfield victim

WEATHERSFIELD - Multiple gunshot wounds killed a man whose suspected killer was shot hours later by police, according to the Trumbull County Coroner's Office and Weathersfield police. Van Blevins, 44, was in his 3518 Main St. home when a man broke in through a back window and shot him in ...

Wed. 9:40 pm: Farmington residents sound off on bad roads

FARMINGTON - Robert Detweiler of Larson West Road said he knows the poor condition of the township's roads - a shaft on his horse-drawn carriage was damaged recently when it struck a pothole on Curtis Middlefield Road. "I can't go anywhere in the township from my house because all the ...

Tues. 8:20 pm: Girard hopeful to fill vacant storefronts

GIRARD - With several local businesses closing in recent months, including one that was a staple for more than 50 years south of downtown, city officials are hopeful new businesses will be moving in. Girard Mayor Jim Melfi said this week the city recently saw the closing of Kuzman's, which ...

Tues. 8:40 pm: Trial date set for man accused in overdose deaths

WARREN - A Warren man accused of causing last fall's overdose death of a pregnant Niles woman will stand trial April 24 on felony charges connected to the case. Anton Lee Perry, 22, of 134 Maryland Ave. NW., appeared Tuesday before Common Pleas Judge Andrew D. Logan for a pretrial. Perry ...

Mon. 1:05 p.m.: Trump cancels visit to the Valley

VIENNA -- Installation leadership and the 910th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Office in Vienna were notified by the White House Advanced Team this morning that President Donald Trump's planned visit to Youngstown scheduled for Thursday has been cancelled. According to Sgt. Robert Barko of the ...

Mon. 1:55 p.m.: Coming Tuesday — Candywood owner says hunts will be safe

WARREN — Michael Mullenax, a part-owner of Candywood Whitetail Ranch, said this morning there would be no nighttime hunting, and that guides would make sure hunters didn't fire errant shots at the fenced-in hunting preserve in Vienna. Residents and Vienna Township trustees weren't ...

Mon. 3:31 p.m.: Lordstown to see down time in March

LORDSTOWN — Production at the local General Motors Assembly Complex will shut down for three weeks next month as part of the automaker's effort to match inventory with consumer demand. Plants leaders said the Lordstown facility, where the Chevrolet Cruze sedan is made, will go idle the ...

Sat. 5:30 pm: Howland chief, assistant shot Weathersfield murder suspect

HOWLAND - Trumbull County Sheriff Paul Monroe said Police Chief Nick Roberts and Assistant Chief Jeffrey Urso were in imminent danger before fatally shooting murder suspect Richard Latimer in the parking lot of Giant Eagle on Tuesday. "It's important for you to know these officers did in ...

Sat. 8:20 pm: 10 ‘stars’ will be honored for community service

WARREN - The brightest examples of community service and the people who do those good deeds will be honored March 21 at the 16th annual Community Star awards dinner. Co-sponsored by the Tribune Chronicle and Trumbull 100, the Community Star program celebrates local volunteers who go above ...

Sat. 9 pm: GOP meeting broken up by Warren Township police

WARREN TOWNSHIP - The Trumbull County Board of Elections is still short one Republican member after a meeting Saturday to nominate a replacement was broken up by police. Trumbull County GOP Chairman Randy Law and secretary Debbie Roth and their supporters, and members of an opposing group ...

Fri. 8 pm: Man charged in teen’s shooting in Brookfield

BROOKFIELD - A boy is expected to be released from the hospital next week after being shot in the stomach Thursday afternoon by a man who told police he didn't know the gun he pointed at the teen was loaded, according to Brookfield police. The boy, 14, underwent surgery at St. Elizabeth ...

Thur. 2:05 p.m.: Postal Service says it lost $200 million over holiday season

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Postal Service said Thursday it lost $200 million during the year-end holiday season, despite a strong quarter of package shipping and expanded use of vote-by-mail in the November presidential election. The results also reflect continued erosion in the delivery of ...

Thur. 4:17 p.m.: Kellogg to close Warren distribution center

WARREN - Kellogg Co. said it will close all of its U.S. distribution centers by the end of the year, including the one inside the former Delphi building on North River Road. The move will cost about 50 local jobs. The Battle Creek, Mich.-based company, ...

Allie Morgan, a University of Colorado graduate student, is among dozens of people at a travel ban protest at the University of Colorado in Boulder on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017. ( Cliff Grassmick/Daily Camera via AP)

Thur. 6:30 p.m.: Federal appeals court refuses to reinstate Trump travel ban

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court refused Thursday to reinstate President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations, dealing another legal setback to the new administration's immigration policy. In a unanimous decision, the panel of three judges from ...

Thur. 5:57 p.m.: Youngstown man indicted on murder charges in Liberty shooting

WARREN -- A man arrested in connection to the shooting death of a Webster man in Liberty was indicted Thursday on murder charges by a Trumbull County grand jury in a special report. William Shakoor, 20, Youngstown, who is being held in the Trumbull County Jail in lieu of a $500,000 bond, is ...

Thurs. 8:50 pm: Names of officers involved in shooting remain unknown

HOWLAND - The names of two police officers involved in the shooting death of a man suspected of killing another man earlier in the day will not be released by the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation. The two Howland officers were placed on paid administrative leave after the shooting ...

Wed. 11:20 a.m.: Man dies after being shot by Howland Police officers

HOWLAND - A man died overnight after he was wounded by Howland police, according to the Bureau of Criminal Investigation. Two police officers involved in the shooting have been placed on leave, according to Township Administrator Darlene St. George. Police had responded around 9 p.m. last ...