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Sun. 11:14 p.m.: Lakeview project proceeds for new school opening

COMING MONDAY: CORTLAND — When the school year ends May 16, students at Lakeview Elementary and Lakeview Middle schools will be the final classes at those buildings. Work is nearing completion on a two-story, $31 million PK-8 School they will replace those buildings in September. Lakeview ...

Thu. 12:24 p.m.: VP Pence to visit northeast Ohio

WARREN - Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled on Friday to visit Cleveland to promote the administration's "America First" policy, according to the White House. Pence is scheduled to speak about the impact tax reform will have on Ohio. The event begins 3:30 p.m. Friday at the ...

Thur. 4:25 p.m.: Trump imposes steel tariffs but excludes Canada and Mexico

After a week of hints and uncertainty, President Donald Trump today said he would announce tariffs on imported steel and aluminum but with temporary exemptions for Canada and Mexico as he seeks to revise the North American Free Trade Agreement. He suggested Australia and "other countries" might ...

Wed. 11:55 a.m.: Former Niles official pleads guilty

WARREN - The former auditor of Niles pleaded guilty this morning to three charges connected to his time in office. Charles Nader, 64, 525 Washington St., pleaded guilty in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court to a felony charge of theft in office, along with two misdemeanor counts of ...

Gov. Kasich waxes nostalgic in speech

WESTERVILLE — In a State of the State speech infused with philosophy, religion and a pinch of nostalgia, Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Tuesday urged people to tap the values he believes all people have “written on our hearts” to live a life bigger than themselves. The term-limited ...

Tues. 11:30 a.m.: Warren to host traveling, enlarged Vietnam Wall

WARREN - A traveling replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is coming to Warren this summer for a five-day display on the South Lawn of Packard Music Hall, it was announced this morning. "The Wall that Heals" will be on display around the clock and free of charge Aug. 15 to 19. It honors ...

1968: Hubbard businesses accused of violating Sunday closing laws

99 years ago in 1918: • One of the proprietors of the Paris Cafe on South Park Avenue, who got his name in the papers in connection with the raiding of a gambling place over his restaurant, was missing. Poulos was alleged to be “in” on a deal with Akron gamblers who came here and ...

Tues. 2 p.m.: Sessions: Justice Dept can ban bump stocks with regulation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Department officials are forging ahead with plans to ban rapid-fire bump stocks, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said today — a move that would likely set the stage for long legal battles with gun manufacturers while the devices remain on the market. Sessions said ...

Mon. 3 p.m.: Supreme Court declines to decide fate of ‘Dreamers’ just yet

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court today rejected the Trump administration's highly unusual bid to bypass a federal appeals court and get the justices to intervene in the fate of a program that protects hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation. The announcement means the ...

Sun 6:40 p.m.: Warren man shot to death on northwest side

WARREN – A 22-year-old Warren man was shot to death early this morning at the Stonegate Place Apartments, 1220 Robert Ave. NW, police said. The victim was identified as Martell S. Williams of Boston Avenue SE. He was pronounced dead at the Trumbull Memorial Hospital emergency ...

Sun. 11:35 p.m.: Death toll at least 5 as storms sweep central U.S.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The death toll rose to at least five today after severe thunderstorms swept through the central U.S., spawning a tornado that flattened homes, gale force winds and widespread flooding from the Upper Midwest to Appalachia The system that stretched from Texas to the ...

Sun. 11:36 p.m.: Thousands grab slices of the Valley

LIBERTY -- Pizza was running out as more than 2,000 people attended the Slice of the Valley Pizza Challenge on Sunday. Hosted by the Rotary Club of Warren, the Sunday afternoon event at the Metroplex Expo Center was packed full of people and pizza. Both the Judges' Choice and the People's ...

Thu. 12:45 p.m.: Dwight Yoakam show at Packard Music Hall tonight canceled

WARREN - Due to illness, the Dwight Yoakam show tonight at Packard Music Hall has been canceled. Yoakam has been diagnosed with bronchitis and laryngitis and is under doctor's orders not to perform this evening. Patrons are asked to hold onto their original tickets, as they will be honored ...

Thurs. 10:30 pm: Florida school resource officer resigns amid probe

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The armed officer on duty at the Florida school where a shooter killed 17 people never went inside to engage the gunman and has been placed under investigation, officials announced Thursday. The Valentine's Day shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School by ...

Wed. Noon: The Rev. Billy Graham, known as ‘America’s Pastor,’ dies at 99

MONTREAT, N.C. (AP) — The Rev. Billy Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, died today. He was 99. Graham, who long suffered from cancer, pneumonia and ...

Tue. 12:20 p.m.: Trumbull County hires administrator

Trumbull County commissioners today hired Mike Matas to serve as county administrator and purchasing director at $95,000 a year. Commissioner Frank Fuda voted against the move, while commissioners Dan Polivka and Mauro Cantalamessa voted in favor of it. Read the full story in the ...

Wed. 4:16 p.m.: Florida high school shooter in custody; injuries reported

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say the shooter at a South Florida high school is now in custody. The Broward County Sheriff's Office gave no details in briefly tweeting that development. It did not identify the shooting suspect nor say how the person was taken into custody. Television ...

7:30 p.m. Sunday: Police had previously gone to home where officers killed

CLEVELAND (AP) — Police in Ohio had previously gone to the home where a man fatally shot two police officers for three domestic disputes but no arrests were ever made, incident reports from the Columbus suburb of Westerville show. Westerville officers Eric Joering, 39, and Anthony ...

Sat. 7:20 pm: Funeral home changing hands, but still family focused

WARREN - The McFarland & Son Funeral home has been owned and operated by the McFarland family for four generations, but the 177-year-old business goes back even further than their family. Now James McFarland has passed the torch on to a new family. "This whole story has been a book. ...