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Tue. 8:30 pm: Second power plant future uncertain

WARREN - The future of a second natural gas-fired power plant in Lordstown is unclear as the companies behind the project continue to engage in a legal battle. Clean Energy Future, LLC, which already has the $900 million Lordstown Energy Center under construction off Henn Parkway that was ...

910th Airlift Wing says its waiting for call from Santa

Sgt. Robert Barko of the 910th Airlift Wing in Vienna has sent the following communique in reference to tracking Santa Claus: Barko said to follow this link to our news video regarding the 910th Airlift Wing's preparations to aid in worldwide gift delivery in case we get a call from the North ...

President Donald Trump displays the $1.5 trillion tax overhaul package he had just signed, Friday, Dec. 22, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump touted the size of the tax cut, declaring to reporters in the Oval Office before he signed it Friday that "the numbers will speak." (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Fri. 11:40 a.m.: Trump signs tax reform bill into law

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump has signed into law a $1.5 trillion tax overhaul package. Trump touted the size of the tax cut, declaring to reporters in the Oval Office before he signed it this morning that "the numbers will speak." The president said he was going to wait to sign it ...

In this Monday, Dec. 18, 2017 photo, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, right, votes against a resolution concerning Jerusalem's status at U.N. headquarters.  The United States on Monday vetoed a resolution supported by the 14 other U.N. Security Council members that would have required President Donald Trump to rescind his declaration of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, a vote that showed the depth of global opposition to the U.S. move. (Eskinder Debebe/United Nations via AP)

Thurs. 4:30 p.m.: UN denounces US recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly voted overwhelmingly today to denounce President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, largely ignoring Trump's threats to cut off aid to any country that went against him. The nonbinding resolution declaring U.S. action ...

Thu. 4:35 p.m.: Water may be in parts of Niles tonight

NILES -- Water service might be temporarily interrupted starting at 11 p.m. today in the Robbins Avenue and McKinley Heights area as crews work to repair a leaking water line, the city reported. Service Director Ed Stredney said an 8-inch water line that probably services several hundred homes ...

Wed. 4:15 p.m.: Trump celebrates tax reform passage

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is celebrating the passage of a major Republican tax overhaul that represents the president's first major legislative victory. Trump said at a ceremony outside the White House that "it's been an amazing experience." And he said: "We are making America ...

Tues. 3:40 p.m.: Roberts files appeal with U.S. Supreme Court

WARREN - Death row inmate Donna Roberts has filed an appeal of her aggravated murder conviction to the U.S. Supreme Court. In a letter dated Dec. 12 to the Supreme Court of Ohio, Scott Harris, clerk of the U.S. Supreme Court, states that Roberts' case has been placed on the court's ...

This photo provided by Danae Orlob shows an Amtrak train that derailed south of Seattle on Monday, Dec. 18, 2017. Authorities reported "injuries and casualties." The train derailed about 40 miles (64 kilometers) south of Seattle before 8 a.m., spilling at least one train car on to busy Interstate 5. (Danae Orlob via AP)

Mon. 12:30 p.m.: Motorists injured by train derailment

SEATTLE, Wash. (AP) - Authorities say several vehicles on Interstate 5 in the Seattle area were struck by falling train cars when an Amtrak train derailed south of Seattle this morning, and "multiple motorists" were injured on the roadway. No fatalities of motorists were reported. All ...

Passengers wait for the lights to come back on at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. Authorities say a power outage at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport has disrupted ingoing and outgoing flights. Airport spokesman Reese McCraine says the outage occurred early Sunday afternoon. He says all airport operations are being affected and that outgoing flights were halted. (Steve Schaefer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

Mon. 12:35 p.m.: Power fully restored at Atlanta’s international airport

ATLANTA (AP) — Minutes after its midnight deadline to get the electricity back on at the world's busiest airport, Georgia Power announced early today that power had been fully restored to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International, where more than 1,000 flights were grounded just days before ...

Mon. 2:28 p.m.: Youngstown man arrested after chase in Pennsylvania, Ohio

HUBBARD TOWNSHIP — A man suspected of being involved with a high speed police chase that started at 7:45 p.m. Sunday in Hermitage, Pa., and resulted in a multi-vehicle crash just short of the Ohio line in Mercer, was arrested in a bus in Hubbard Township, according to the Ohio State ...

Fri. 4:24 p.m.: Police looking for Liberty bank robber

NILES - Police are searching for a man near Niles McKinley High School who is believed to have robbed the PNC Bank in Liberty today. A chase that reached speeds of 80 mph started in Liberty and ended in Niles, according to police scanner traffic. This is a developing story. Check back at ...

Thur. 1:58 p.m.: Third motorcycle club member sentenced for shooting deaths

WARREN ä A member of the Forever Two Wheelz motorcycle club was sentenced today to six years in prison in connection with the June 2016 shooting deaths of two rival motorcycle club members. Charles Dellapenna III, 47, of Warren Township, was sentenced by Trumbull County Common Pleas Court ...

Tue. 11:06 p.m.: Jones wins in stunning Alabama upset

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama's special Senate election on Tuesday, beating back history, an embattled Republican opponent and President Donald Trump, who urgently endorsed GOP rebel Roy Moore despite a litany of sexual ...

Mon. 11:30 a.m.: Pipe bomb strapped to man explodes in NYC subway, injuring 4

NEW YORK (AP) — A man with a pipe bomb strapped to his body with Velcro and zip ties set off the crude device in the subway near Times Square on Monday, injuring him and three other people at the height of the morning rush hour. All four were being treated for non-life-threatening injuries ...

Mon. 12:12 p.m.: EWF returns to Covelli

Earth, Wind & Fire will return to the Covelli Centre on March 16, 2018. The eight-time Grammy-winning act, inductees into both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Vocal Group Hall of Fame, last played the Youngstown arena in 2012. The group's string of R&B and pop hits in the ...

Mon. 4:10 p.m.: Man pleads in biker shooting

WARREN - The last of three men charged in connection to the June 2016 fatal shootout between rival motorcycle clubs has taken a plea. David Bailes Jr., 46, of Braceville, pleaded guilty to two counts of involuntary manslaughter and two counts of felonious assault today before Trumbull County ...

Fri. 12:52 p.m.: Suspected bank robber in custody

YOUNGSTOWN - The man police believe on Thursday morning robbed the downtown First National Bank turned himself in Friday. Frank Pierce, 38, faces a felony charge of robbery in Youngstown Municipal Court, court records show. Pierce turned himself into police at about 7:30 a.m. after a friend ...

Fri 2:12 p.m.: Police chief due in court on Monday on dereliction charge

WARREN - Craig Beach police Chief Andrew Soloman is due in Austintown court Monday to answer to a misdemeanor charge of dereliction of duty. Soloman, 36, of Warren, was arrested Thursday, according to the Ohio Attorney General's Office. The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation, which is ...