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Thur. 10:45 a.m.: Comey says White House ‘defamed’ him and FBI

WASHINGTON (AP) - James Comey says President Donald Trump's administration spread "lies, plain and simple" and "defamed" him and the FBI. The former FBI director opened his Senate testimony a short time ago by stating that the administration's explanations for his firing confused and ...

Thurs. 7:50 pm: Judge admonishes sexual predator in court

WARREN - Trumbull County Common Pleas Court Judge Ronald J. Rice, in sentencing a Niles man Thursday to 48 years in prison, admonished the man who was convicted of multiple felonies linked to a chain of crimes that terrorized a Weathersfield family in November and December. Michael Peach, 41, ...

Thurs. 8 pm: Warren natives to compete on ‘Guy’s Grocery Games’

Knowing the host didn't make it any easier for Warren native Mark Canzonetta to land a spot on "Guy's Grocery Games." Canzonetta, 51, who will compete on the Food Network game show/reality series with his daughter, Gina, in an episode that airs at 8 p.m. June 18, worked several years for host ...

Wed. 5:59 p.m.: Two shot, one stabbed in home invasion

WARREN - Two people were shot and one person was stabbed in a home invasion today at 2052 W. Market St., according to Warren police. The victims, whose names are not yet available, were taken to Trumbull Memorial Hospital for care. Police said three people were inside the home when two men at ...

Tues. 10:45 a.m.: GM shareholders reject stock split

DETROIT (AP) - General Motors shareholders have overwhelmingly turned down an activist shareholder's plan to split the company's stock into two classes. Only about 9 percent of the stockholders voted for the plan from David Einhorn's Greenlight Capital hedge fund in a preliminary vote ...

Mon. 10:28 a.m.: Chris Young announced for Canfield Fair

Country artist Chris Young has been added to the grandstand entertainment lineup for the 2017 Canfield Fair. Young, whose hits include "I'm Comin' Over," "Sober Saturday Night" and "The Man I Want to Be," will play the headlining show on Sept. 4 during a break from a summer tour with Jason ...

Mon. 12 p.m.: Area bakery recalls pepperoni product

POLAND - A Mahoning County bakery is recalling nearly 3,000 pounds of pepperoni product that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically clear meat casing used in food production, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced. P&S Bakery ...

Sat. 10:20 a.m.: Champion boys take early lead in state title game

COLUMBUS - After a hit by pitch to the leadoff hitter Lucas Nasonti and sacrifice bunt, Champion boys baseball team has taken the lead on an RBI single from Michael Turner in the OHSAA Division III title game in Columbus. Flashes lead 1-0 after one inning.

Sat. 11 a.m.: Champion boys maintain lead in tight game

COLUMBUS - The Champion Golden Flashes boys baseball team are holding onto a 1-0 lead at the bottom of the fourth inning. They escaped another jam with Andrew Russell striking out two to work around a leadoff double and sacrifice bunt against the state's top-ranking Berlin Hiland. It is ...

Sat. 11:50 a.m.: Champion boys capture state title

COLUMBUS - The Champion Golden Flashes boys baseball team is the 2017 Division III state champions! The local team defeated top-ranked Berlin Hiland, 1-0. This was the Champion boys baseball team's first-ever Division III state title game appearance. The Champion girls softball team will ...

Fri. 12:30 p.m.: Local men indicted in theft of Army Humvee

Two Trumbull County men are under federal indictment, accused of stealing an Army Humvee, according to the FBI and U.S. Attorney's office. Austin Bollinger, 22, of Brookfield, and Daniel Thompson, 22, of Girard, were indicted on one count each of theft of government property and receiving ...

Fri. 1:20 p.m.: Champion girls have big, early lead

AKRON - Champion girls softball team has jumped out to a big lead early in the Division III state semifinals. The local team is leading Springfield Northwestern by a score of 5-0 after two innings. The game is under way in Akron's Firestone Park. The winner advances to the state finals on ...

Fri. 1:45 p.m.: UPDATE – Champion girls widen gap

The Champion Golden Flashes girls softball team has widened the gap to an 8-0 lead over Springfield Northwestern after three innings. The Division III state semifinal game is under way at Akron's Firestone Park. The winning team will advance to Saturday's OHSAA state title game in ...

Fri. 2:05 p.m.: Champion girls win, play for state title Saturday

Champion girls softball team shut out Springfield Northwestern in five innings, 10-0. The girls team now will advance to Saturday's OHSAA Division III state title game against Wheelersburg at Akron's Firestone Park. The girls join their counterpart, Champion boys baseball team, in their ...

Fri. 7:30 pm: New jobs, tax increase recommended

WARREN - Recommendations from a citizen budget review committee suggest Trumbull County raise the sales tax to generate about $10 million, and create two new administrative positions. The volunteer Trumbull County Citizen's Budget Review Committee was appointed by commissioners in February to ...

Thur. Noon: UPDATE – State semifinal baseball game still tied

COLUMBUS - The state semifinal baseball game between Champion boys and the team from Clear Fork High School remains tied at 1 at the start of the seventh inning. Stay up-to-date by logging on here, and read Friday's Tribune Chronicle for complete coverage and photos.

Thur. 12:30 p.m.: Champion heading to state final

COLUMBUS - Champion boys baseball team has won its state semi-final game and is heading to the state final 10 a.m. Saturday in Columbus. The final score of this morning's state semi-final high school baseball game is: Champion 2, Clear Fork of Bellville, Ohio, 1. Champion girls softball team ...