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Wed. 7 pm: Lakeview students rally around classmate battling cancer

It's crazy how quickly life can change. Or how swiftly purple bracelets fill school hallways. "The day after Christmas, I had this chest pain and a red lump on my neck," Lakeview High School senior Alexis Rygalski said. At basketball practice, she found it hard to breathe. Her left arm went ...

Wed. 8:15 pm: Brookfield schools seek release from fiscal emergency

BROOKFIELD - The school district is seeking release from state-mandated fiscal emergency after carrying the designation for nearly five years. On Wednesday, the Brookfield Financial Planning and Supervision Commission approved sending a request to the state auditor's office to be released ...

Mon. 5 p.m.: Court reverses Danny Lee Hill death sentence

WARREN - A federal appeals court ruled convicted killer Danny Lee Hill is intellectually disabled and should not be put to death for the brutal murder of 12-year-old Raymond Fife in 1985. The U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld Hill's conviction, but reversed a lower court's decision ...

Sun. 10:20 p.m.: Eagles win Superbowl LII

MINNEAPOLIS - The Philadelphia Eagles have won the team's first Super Bowl, holding off favored Patriots 41-33. For complete game coverage, read Monday's Tribune Chronicle print edition or log on to www.tribtoday.com.

Fri. 12:25 p.m.: School board says member under investigation should resign

TOLEDO (AP) — A northwest Ohio school board is calling on a member under investigation for allegations of criminal sexual conduct involving a student to resign. The board for the Washington Local Schools passed a motion Thursday asking Patrick Hickey to quit after Michigan State Police said ...

Fri. 1:35 p.m.: House Republicans release partisan memo on Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans on Friday released a partisan and bitterly disputed memo that they say shows surveillance abuses in the early stages of the FBI's investigation into the Trump campaign and Russia. The memo, prepared by Republicans on the House intelligence committee, says ...

Thur. 11:47 a.m.: Threat, swastika on wall spur extra security at Ohio school

WOOSTER (AP) — A message on a high school bathroom wall that included a swastika and the phrase "kill them all" has prompted a police investigation and heightened security throughout a northeastern Ohio district. The threat mentioning Thursday's date was found after school on Tuesday at ...

Thur. 1:09 p.m.: Mecca fiscal officer removed from position

WARREN - Deborah Drawl is out as fiscal officer of Mecca, according to a judge's ruling today. Trumbull County Common Pleas Court Judge Andrew D. Logan wrote Drawl's removal "is necessary to preserve the financial integrity" of the township. Drawl was given the option in October by the Ohio ...

Wed. 12:15 p.m.: Train carrying GOP lawmakers hits truck

WASHINGTON — A chartered train carrying dozens of GOP lawmakers to a Republican retreat in West Virginia struck a garbage truck south of Charlottesville, Virginia on Wednesday, lawmakers said. No lawmakers were believed injured in the accident. "We're fine, but our train hit a garbage ...

Tue. 10:25 a.m.: Teacher said he tried to restrain, not tackle boy

CANTON (AP) — An Ohio high school teacher who tackled a student in a classroom conflict recorded on cellphone video says he felt threatened, was trying only to restrain the boy and regrets what happened. The Canton Repository reports the Canton teacher, 48, resigned in January after being ...

Mon. 2:30 p.m.: Indians removing Chief Wahoo logo from game uniforms in 2019

CLEVELAND (AP) — Divisive and hotly debated, the Chief Wahoo logo is being removed from the Cleveland Indians' uniform next year. The polarizing mascot is coming off the team's jersey sleeves and caps starting in the 2019 season, a move that will end Chief Wahoo's presence on the field but ...

Thurs. 3:45 p.m.: Plea deal heads off murder trial of Warren Township man

WARREN - A judged today sentenced a Warren Township man to 11 years in prison following a guilty plea that staved off a murder trial set to begin Monday in the 2016 shooting death of a Bane Street man. Jimmie Ray Stella Jr., 38, Seventh Street SW, appeared with his attorney John Juhasz before ...

Wed. 6:30 p.m.: Thome, others, elected to baseball Hall

NEW YORK (AP) — Jim Thome, Chipper Jones, Vladimir Guerrero and Trevor Hoffman have been elected to the baseball Hall of Fame. Designated hitter Edgar Martinez came close after a grass-roots campaign to boost him. Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens, both tainted by the steroids scandal, edged up ...

Mon. 12:50 p.m.: Senate leaders agree on plan to reopen gov’t

WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate leaders reached an agreement just moments ago that will reopen the government. Democrats have yielded and ended their delaying tactics against a bill financing federal agencies through Feb. 8. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says in exchange, Majority Leader ...

UPDATE Fri. 10:19 a.m.: Hoerig in court

WARREN - Claudia Hoerig pleaded not guilty to a charge of aggravated murder today in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court. Bond for Hoerig, accused of killing her husband, U.S. Air Force Major Karl Hoerig in March 2007, was set at $10 million. After the shooting death, Hoerig fled to her native ...

Fri. 1:22 p.m.: Urban books return gig to Covelli Centre

YOUNGSTOWN - Keith Urban will return to the Covelli Centre on Oct. 24 as part of his upcoming Graffiti U World Tour. Urban played a sold out concert at the Youngstown arena in 2016 with Maren Morris. This time he'll be joined by another young female country star, Kelsea Ballerini. Ticket ...

Fri. 3:44 p.m.: Grandpa guilty of breaking grandson’s arm

WARREN - A jury today deliberating the case of a man accused of breaking the arm of his grandson took less than three hours in the morning to find him guilty of felonious assault and other charges. Sentencing for Michael R. Tenney, 64, of Champion is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Wednesday before ...