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Thur. 3:31 p.m.: Warren man accused of shooting at brother

WARREN - A man accused of shooting a gun at his brother early today on Parkman Road SW is being held in the Trumbull County Jail on charges connected to the incident. Kenyon Sidney McGriff, 21, 2261 Linda Drive NW, pleaded innocent today in Warren Municipal Court to two charges of aggravated ...

Thurs. 7:30 pm: Stats reject public perception on Narcan

WARREN - While many seem to believe that Narcan, an overdose reversal drug, is used over and over again on the same people at taxpayer expense, the statistics don't support that perception, according to county officials. Statistics from the Trumbull County Combined Health District show that ...

Thurs. 10:30 pm: Two dead, one injured in Warren shooting

WARREN - Two people are dead and another injured following a shooting Thursday evening on the city's northwest side. Police Chief Eric Merkel confirmed that one woman and one man inside a white Cadillac died at the scene, while a second man was taken to Trumbull Memorial Hospital. The ...

Wed. 5:40 p.m.: Man shot in Warren, taken to St. Joe’s

WARREN - A man shot today in the 2000 block of South Feederle Drive SE was being treated for a stomach wound at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. A report from the Trumbull County 911 states that 15 to 20 shots were heard by neighbors in the area at about 2:30 p.m. A passerby picked up the victim ...

Wed. 7:40 pm: Youngstown man pleads in fatal Liberty shooting

WARREN - A Youngstown man took a plea deal Wednesday and received a 14-year prison sentence in the January shooting death of a Webster man who was staying at a Liberty hotel. Assistant Trumbull County Prosecutor Christopher Becker described William Shakoor, 21, as "a defendant in an ...

Wed. 8:05 pm: Theft of rare coins buys man four years in prison

WARREN ­ A Warren man on Wednesday received a four-year prison sentence after being convicted of felony charges linked to the February break-in and theft of valuable coins from a Girard home. Frank D. Penezich, 29, of 154 Maryland St. NW, appeared before Trumbull County Common Pleas Court ...

Tues. 11:10 a.m.: Cruze sales fall 10 percent for July

LORDSTOWN - The Chevrolet Cruze saw a 10.5 percent drop in domestic sales last month compared to July 2016. Even so, the historically popular small car posted a 16.9 percent, year-to-date increase, as of July 31, for U.S. sales compared to the first seven months last year. General ...

Tues. 12:40 p.m.: New charges filed against Niles officials

WARREN - New charges have been filed against ex-Niles Mayor Ralph Infante, and the former city Auditor Chuck Nader now faces charges in connection to the same political corruption probe. In addition, charges against a city employee implicated by prosecutors in the probe, Scott Shaffer, have ...

Tues. 3:30 p.m.: Charge: Man hid girlfriend in freezer, lived with impostor

CAMPBELL (AP) — A man stored his girlfriend's body in a freezer with the help of another woman, who assumed the dead girlfriend's life by moving into her home, using her credit cards and caring for her dog, authorities said. The two were arrested and charged with corpse abuse after the ...

Former Ryan staffer implicated in bank fraud scheme

An information technology staffer left the country the month after U.S. Rep. Timothy J. Ryan's office fired her after learning she and several family members were under investigation for possible criminal violations of the House of Representatives rules governing IT, acquisition and personnel. ...

Mon. 1:20 p.m.: Police identify victim in burned van

WARREN - Investigators have released the identity of a man found a week ago inside a burned van on Warren's southside. Michael Walker, 31, of McMyler Street SW, Warren, was found July 24, according to the Trumbull County Coroner's Office. The coroner has not established a cause of death ...

Mon. 1:30 p.m.: Warren Police ID body in Mahoning River

WARREN - A man who was found face down partly in the Mahoning River Sunday afternoon at Packard Park has been identified as 47-year-old Frank E. Vondrasek of Mecca Township, a Warren Police Department report states. A 911 Trumbull County spokesman said the center received a call about 3 p.m. ...

Mon. 3 p.m.: White House spokesman ousted

WASHINGTON - New White House press secretary Anthony Scaramucci has been ousted from White House communications post after 11 days on the job, according to the Associated Press.

Mon. 3:30 p.m.: Power outage hits downtown Warren

WARREN - A large portion of downtown Warren is experiencing a power outage which began just moments ago, at about 3:20 p.m., according to the Trumbull County 911 Center. The outage is affecting at least 600 customers, including the Tribune Chronicle's downtown office, according to Ohio ...

An elderly woman is accompanied by a firefighter after a knife attack at a supermarket in Hamburg, Germany, 28 July 2017. German police say one person died after a man with a knife attacked several people. The attacker was arrested. (Paul Weidenbaum/dpa via AP)

Fri. 11:20 a.m.: Germany: 1 dead after knife attack at Hamburg supermarket

BERLIN (AP) — German police say one person has died after a man with a knife attacked several people at a supermarket in Hamburg. The assailant entered the supermarket in the Barmbek district today and stabbed customers before fleeing, police said. Witnesses followed him and alerted police, ...

Fri. 11:40 a.m.: Firefighters rescue Ohio woman entangled by boa constrictor

SHEFFIELD LAKE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman called 911 in a panic Thursday afternoon with ample reason: A 5 1/2-foot long boa constrictor she had rescued a day earlier had wrapped itself around her neck, was biting her face and wouldn't let go. "Please hurry," the frightened woman told a ...

Fri. 2:53 p.m.: Three hurt in car crash

WARREN - A three-car crash just before 1:30 p.m. today near the intersection of Palmyra and Risher Roads SW sent three people to area hospitals. Warren police and fire departments responded to the crash, which caused the road to be closed for about an hour.

Liberty looks to Bazetta for advice about fire station construction

LIBERTY — If you want to know how much it costs to build a fire station, ask someone who has done it. That is the strategy Liberty trustees are using by meeting with Bazetta fire Chief Dennis Lewis. Bazetta held a dedication for its $1.4 million fire station in November. The building ...