Latest News

Sat. 11 a.m.: Champion boys maintain lead in tight game

COLUMBUS - The Champion Golden Flashes boys baseball team are holding onto a 1-0 lead at the bottom of the fourth inning. They escaped another jam with Andrew Russell striking out two to work around a leadoff double and sacrifice bunt against the state's top-ranking Berlin Hiland. It is ...

Sat. 11:50 a.m.: Champion boys capture state title

COLUMBUS - The Champion Golden Flashes boys baseball team is the 2017 Division III state champions! The local team defeated top-ranked Berlin Hiland, 1-0. This was the Champion boys baseball team's first-ever Division III state title game appearance. The Champion girls softball team will ...

Fri. 12:30 p.m.: Local men indicted in theft of Army Humvee

Two Trumbull County men are under federal indictment, accused of stealing an Army Humvee, according to the FBI and U.S. Attorney's office. Austin Bollinger, 22, of Brookfield, and Daniel Thompson, 22, of Girard, were indicted on one count each of theft of government property and receiving ...

Fri. 1:20 p.m.: Champion girls have big, early lead

AKRON - Champion girls softball team has jumped out to a big lead early in the Division III state semifinals. The local team is leading Springfield Northwestern by a score of 5-0 after two innings. The game is under way in Akron's Firestone Park. The winner advances to the state finals on ...

Fri. 1:45 p.m.: UPDATE – Champion girls widen gap

The Champion Golden Flashes girls softball team has widened the gap to an 8-0 lead over Springfield Northwestern after three innings. The Division III state semifinal game is under way at Akron's Firestone Park. The winning team will advance to Saturday's OHSAA state title game in ...

Fri. 2:05 p.m.: Champion girls win, play for state title Saturday

Champion girls softball team shut out Springfield Northwestern in five innings, 10-0. The girls team now will advance to Saturday's OHSAA Division III state title game against Wheelersburg at Akron's Firestone Park. The girls join their counterpart, Champion boys baseball team, in their ...

Fri. 7:30 pm: New jobs, tax increase recommended

WARREN - Recommendations from a citizen budget review committee suggest Trumbull County raise the sales tax to generate about $10 million, and create two new administrative positions. The volunteer Trumbull County Citizen's Budget Review Committee was appointed by commissioners in February to ...

Thur. Noon: UPDATE – State semifinal baseball game still tied

COLUMBUS - The state semifinal baseball game between Champion boys and the team from Clear Fork High School remains tied at 1 at the start of the seventh inning. Stay up-to-date by logging on here, and read Friday's Tribune Chronicle for complete coverage and photos.

Thur. 12:30 p.m.: Champion heading to state final

COLUMBUS - Champion boys baseball team has won its state semi-final game and is heading to the state final 10 a.m. Saturday in Columbus. The final score of this morning's state semi-final high school baseball game is: Champion 2, Clear Fork of Bellville, Ohio, 1. Champion girls softball team ...

President Donald Trump speaks about the U.S. role in the Paris climate change accord, Thursday, June 1, 2017, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Thur. 4:30 p.m.: U.S. will exit Paris climate agreement

(AP) The U.S. will withdraw from the Paris climate agreement, but will begin negotiations to "re-enter either the Paris accord or an entirely new transaction," President Donald Trump announced this afternoon. The United States will immediately cease "all implementation" of Paris climate change ...

Thur. 11 a.m.: UPDATE – Champion game all tied up

COLUMBUS - Clear Fork boys baseball team came back to tie up the game against Champion boys, 1-1. Three innings are in the books at the Division III state semi-finals being played in Columbus. Tribune Chronicle sports writer Eric Murray is staffing the game. Check back here for updates, and ...

Thur. 12:20 p.m.: UPDATE – Champion takes lead

COLUMBUS - Champion has taken the lead in the top of the seventh inning. The game is heading into the bottom of the seventh with a score of Champion 2, Clear Fork 1, in the state semifinal baseball game. If Champion boys win, they will play for the state title at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Security forces inspect near the site of an explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, May 31, 2017. A massive explosion rocked a highly secure diplomatic area of Kabul on Wednesday morning, causing casualties and sending a huge plume of smoke over the Afghan capital. (AP Photos/Rahmat Gul)

Wed. 1 p.m.: Bombing in diplomatic area of Kabul kills 90, wounds scores

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A massive suicide truck bombing rocked a highly secure diplomatic area of Kabul this morning, killing 90 people and wounding as many as 350, an attack that left a scene of mayhem and destruction and sent a huge plume of smoke over the Afghan capital. The target of ...

Wed. 1:10 p.m.: Ohio attorney general sues 5 drugmakers over opiate crisis

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Attorney General is suing five drugmakers for their alleged role perpetrating the state's addictions epidemic, accusing the companies of intentionally misleading patients about the dangers of painkillers and promoting benefits of the drugs not backed by ...

Tue. 3:05 p.m.: Ohio Supreme Court upholds death sentence for Donna Roberts

WARREN - For the third time, the Ohio Supreme Court upheld the aggravated murder conviction and death sentence for Donna Roberts. The high court made its decision in a 31-page ruling released Tuesday. The decision came after the court heard oral arguments Feb. 6 in Columbus. Roberts, who ...

Tues. 7:30 pm: Murder suspect reeled in at Mosquito

MECCA - A Northfield man, wanted on charges related to a Cuyahoga County death, was arrested last week while he was fishing off the Mosquito Lake causeway in Mecca, according to a report from the Trumbull County Sheriff's office. Jason A. Yurmanovich, 40, was taken into custody about 10 p.m. ...

Sun. 8:07 p.m.: Memorial Day services listed for Trumbull County

A number of stories concerning Memorial Day will be published in the Monday Tribune Chronicle, including this list of services to be held in Trumbull County: * BRISTOL — 9:30 a.m. service, Sager Memorial Cemetery; 10 a.m. service, Pioneer Cemetery at the center; 10:15 a.m. service, Evergreen ...