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Tues. 12:40 p.m.: Trump declassifies some Russia probe papers

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declassified a trove of documents related to the early days of the FBI's Russia investigation, including a portion of a secret surveillance warrant application and former FBI Director James Comey's text messages. Trump made the extraordinary move ...

Tues. 12:20 p.m.: Warren meeting about Hall contract canceled

WARREN - A Warren City Council meeting scheduled for 3 p.m. Wednesday to discuss the Packard Music Hall contract has been canceled. A separate Warren City Council meeting to discuss the sanitation recycling plant at 4 p.m. Wednesday will continue as scheduled in the Warren Council caucus room.

Mon., 1:05 p.m.: Identity of woman’s body confirmed

WARREN - The body found on Friday evening on Warren's southwest side has been identified as Savanna K. Erjavec, 23, according to the Trumbull County Coroner's office. They Cuyahoga County Coroner's office is scheduled to do an autopsy today. The body was in the area of Oak Street, just off ...

Mon. 11:45 a.m.: Florence flooding spreads as storm heads northeast

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Emergency workers delivered truckloads of food and water to Wilmington, a city of 120,000 people cut off from the rest of North Carolina by Florence's still-rising floodwaters, as rescuers elsewhere used helicopters and boats to pull inland residents from homes swamped ...

Sun. 10:15 p.m.: Police investigate stabbing in Cortland

CORTLAND — Cortland Police and Trumbull County investigators are looking into a stabbing in the parking lot of the Dairy Queen, 160 S. High St. Sunday evening that sent one man to the hospital. A Trumbull County 911 spokesman said a call came in about 7:25 p.m. about a male stab victim ...

Sun. 7:10 p.m.: Warren man dies in motorcycle crash

WARREN – A Warren man involved in a two-vehicle accident on North Park Avenue early Saturday morning died after being taken to the hospital. A 911 spokesman said Eric Campana, 26, of Warren, who was driving a motorcycle and was seriously injured in the crash, late died at Trumbull ...

Sat. 9:15 p.m.: Dead woman in Warren reported missing in Cleveland

WARREN - It appears the body found Friday night in an overgrown lot in the 2000 block of Oak Street SW is a woman, 23, from Cleveland, who was reported missing a couple of days before the body was found, according to a Trumbull County 911 phone call. "My friend, she went missing a couple ...

Sat. 8:45 p.m.: Data confirms high number of land contracts in Warren

WARREN - While some are calling on changes to municipal laws to regulate land contracts, others say that is the job of the state. Warren has the most recorded land contracts in Trumbull County, with 540 recorded between January 2013 and Sept. 5, 2018. Howland is a distant second, with 84 ...

Sat. 8:25 p.m.: Schools working to improve graduation numbers

Working to get students who enter the ninth grade to graduate with their class four years later has been one on the primary goals of school districts across the Mahoning Valley and Ohio, according to area superintendents. School districts use varying approaches to ensure their students show ...

Fri. 3:53 p.m.: Permanent injunction denied in TJX HomeGoods case

WARREN - A Trumbull County judge today denied a permanent injunction request to stop zone changes from taking effect that would allow for TJX HomeGoods to build a distribution center in Lordstown. Opponents of the zone changes of 290 acres of residential land near Ellsworth Bailey and Hallock ...

UPDATE: Fri. 9:49 a.m.: Florence’s eye moves offshore toward S. Carolina

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Wind speeds are kicking up far from the coast in central South Carolina as Hurricane Florence slowly makes its way along the coast. Hurricane Florence is dumping rain on North Carolina and pushing a storm surge taller than most humans onto communities near the ...

Fri. 9:06 a.m.: US retail sales up just 0.1 pct., weakest gain in 6 months

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. retail sales barely rose in August as shoppers spent less on cars, furniture and clothes. The Commerce Department said this morning that the value of purchases ticked up just 0.1 percent, the smallest increase in six months, after a robust gain of 0.7 percent in ...

Fri. 8:39 a.m.: Downgraded hurricane makes landfall in N. Carolina

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina early today, pushing a life-threatening storm surge of floodwater miles inland and ripping apart buildings with screaming wind and pelting rain. More than 60 people had to be pulled from a collapsing motel at the ...

Fri. 8:27 a.m.: Manafort hearing set today; plea deal reportedly possible

WASHINGTON (AP) — A court hearing was scheduled today for Paul Manafort amid reports that President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman was nearing a plea deal to avoid trial on charges stemming from work he did for pro-Russia political forces in Ukraine. Several media outlets reported ...

Fri. 8:25 a.m.: Sen. Feinstein gives investigators info she got on Kavanaugh

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, said she has notified federal investigators about information she received — and won't disclose publicly — concerning Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The California Democrat said in a ...

Thu. 9:30 p.m.: Newton Falls manager to retire as council seeks replacement

NEWTON FALLS - Village manager Jack Haney has submitted his retirement resignation effective Oct. 30, as village council has begun interviews this week for a replacement. The letter was sent to council members and officials last week and is scheduled to be on Monday's council meeting ...

Thu. 8 p.m.: Local Red Cross sends volunteers, aid to hurricane areas

LIBERTY - The American Red Cross Lake to River Chapter is sending both volunteers and aid to provide assistance as Hurricane Florence approaches the Carolina coast. Melissa Papini, disaster program manager, said 19 trained volunteers from the chapter's five-county area in northeastern Ohio, ...

Thu. 12:34 p.m.: No As or Fs for Trumbull school districts on state report card

WARREN - No school districts in Trumbull County received an overall A grade on the 2018 school district report cards released today by the Ohio Department of Education. On the flip side, no Trumbull County school district received an F either. This is the first year the state has the district ...

Thu. 11:44 a.m.: Northside nurses approve agreement with Steward

YOUNGSTOWN - Nurses at Northside Regional Medical Center ratified an agreement with hospital operator Steward Health Care, according to a union official. However, "due to the terms of this agreement, we cannot discuss further details," said Molly Homan, director of communications for the Ohio ...