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Mon. 11:30 a.m.: Felder, Kool & the Gang announce area shows

New shows were announced this morning for Packard Music Hall and Stambaugh Auditorium. Don Felder, who played guitar with The Eagles from 1974 until 1980, will play Packard on Nov. 7. Felder has performed with and / or recorded with such artists as the Bee Gees, Bob Seger, Michael Jackson, ...

Mon. 12:20 p.m.: Port Authority aviation director quits

VIENNA - The Board of Directors of the Western Reserve Port Authority this morning accepted the resignation of Dan Dickten as Director of Aviation at the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport, a position he has held for 8 years. The port authority announced Dickten's resignation just moments ...

UPDATE – Mon. 12:50 p.m.: Dickten takes job elsewhere

VIENNA - Dan Dickten, aviation director at the Youngstown Warren Regional Airport since 2011, has taken an opportunity elsewhere after his employment contract expired last week, said John Moliterno, executive director of the Western Reserve Port Authority, which oversees the ...

Sat. 1:52 p.m.: Trumbull County coroner dies

Trumbull County Coroner Dr. Humphrey Germaniuk died Friday at the Cleveland Clinic, according to the chair of the Trumbull County Democratic Party, Dan Polivka. Germaniuk moved to Trumbull County from Washington, D.C., where he was chief medical examiner, in 1998 to become the county's ...

Florida Georgia Line headlines second Y Live concert

YOUNGSTOWN - Florida Georgia Line will be the headliner for the second Y Live concert at Youngstown State Universityás Stambaugh Stadium. Last August the Zac Brown Band played to nearly 17,000 people in the first concert held at the football stadium. The concert is being presented by JAC ...

Fri. 10:56 a.m.: HomeGoods withdraws zoning request

LORDSTOWN - HomeGoods has decided to take back its request to change zoning on several pieces of property where it wanted to build a multimillion dollar distribution center and is "reconsidering our options" on the project. The statement from HomeGoods spokeswoman Erika Tower today comes in ...

Fri. 11:27 a.m.: Former Ohio State football coach Earle Bruce dies at 87

COLUMBUS - Former Ohio State football coach Earle Bruce has died at his home in central Ohio. The College Football Hall of Fame member was 87. His four daughters released a statement Friday on the loss of "a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and a respected coach to many." Bruce ...

Thu. 12:08 p.m.: Eight arrested in Warren undercover sex sting

WARREN - Eight men face charges in connection to an undercover police sting aimed at reducing the demand sex trafficking. The men were arrested Wednesday as part of an investigation by the Warren Police Department and the Mahoning Valley Human Trafficking Task Force, which is part of the the ...

Wed. 1:30 p.m.: More details released in GM cuts

Following last week's announcement that General Motors' Lordstown Complex will cut its second shift in mid-June, the company today filed a WARN Act notice with Trumbull County Job and Family Services stating that 1,289 production workers, 151 tradesmen, and 60 salaried workers would be affected ...

Tues. 8:10 pm: Former first lady Barbara Bush dies at age 92

HOUSTON (AP) — Barbara Bush, the snowy-haired first lady whose plainspoken manner and utter lack of pretense made her more popular at times than her husband, President George H.W. Bush, died today. She was 92. Family spokesman Jim McGrath confirmed the death in a statement. The cause wasn't ...

Tues. 8:30 pm: IRS gives taxpayers extra day to file after website issues

Americans are getting an extra day to file their taxes after key elements of the IRS website crashed on deadline day. The IRS said that individuals or businesses with a filing or payment due today now have until midnight Wednesday to complete the task. Earlier today, Americans who had ...

Mon. 10:15 a.m.: Benatar, Giraldo to play acoustic show at Packard

WARREN - Pat Benatar and her husband, Neil Giraldo, will play an acoustic show June 16 at Packard Music Hall. The show features stripped-down versions of Benatar's hits, which include "Hit Me with Your Best Shot," "Love Is a Battlefield," "Heartbreaker" and "We Belong," as well as the ...

Mon. 9:55 p.m.: One escaped inmate recaptured; other remains at large

One of two inmates who escaped from minimum-security lockup in Warren was caught tonight in Portage County and a few minutes ago was booked into Portage County Jail. Joshua Keenan, 25, of Garrettsville, was booked into the jail at 9:28 p.m. on a charge of escape, according to a Portage County ...

Fri. 3:20 p.m.: GM Lordstown cuts second shift

LORDSTOWN - Workers leaving the Lordstown General Motors plant following this afternoon's plantwide meeting told reporters the plant's second shift has been eliminated. This follows last year's elimination of the third shift at the plant. About 3,000 workers had still been employed at the ...

UPDATE – Fri. 3:35 p.m.: Buyouts offered to local GM workers

LORDSTOWN - Hundreds of workers at the General Motors Lordstown complex will be laid off effective June 18, according to workers leaving the plant after an announcement was made there this afternoon. Workers exiting the facility moments ago said the announcement was met with shouting and ...

Thu. 5:31 p.m.: Man guilty of murder, robbery and kidnapping charges

WARREN - The man accused of shooting and killing a man in December 2016 then running to Detroit with one of two women he kidnapped after was found guilty today of all charges against him. Shawn Hope, 51, will be sentenced May 1 before Trumbull County Common Pleas Court Judge Andrew D. ...

Thu. 11:59 a.m.: Appeal in Danny Lee Hill case rejected

Appeal in Hill case denied WARREN - A federal appeals court has rejected a request by Ohio's Attorney General to reconsider its ruling that overturns convicted murderer Danny Lee Hill's death sentence. The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals determined in February that Hill has an intellectual ...