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Fri. 11:05 a.m.: Man shot in head in Brookfield

BROOKFIELD - Police are investigating a shooting early Friday morning that sent a man to the hospital with a wound to the back of his head. The shooting happened just after 1 a.m., according to a police report. Police were called to the area of 7838 Warren Sharon Road for a report of shots ...

Thu. 1:14 p.m.: Trump: US to impose sanctions on Turkey over detained pastor

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the United States will impose sanctions on NATO ally Turkey over a detained American pastor held on terror and espionage charges. Shortly after the possibility of sanctions was first announced today by Vice President Mike Pence, Trump wrote on ...

Thu. 1 p.m.: Average US mortgage rates edge up; 30-year at 4.54 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates edged up slightly this week, reaching their highest levels since late June. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said today that the average rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages rose to 4.54 percent from 4.52 percent last week. Long-term loan rates have ...

Thu. 1 p.m.: House backs defense bill with pay raise for troops

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House today approved a $716 billion defense policy bill that would give the military a 2.6 percent pay hike, the largest in nine years. The compromise bill weakens a bid to clamp down on the Chinese telecom giant ZTE and allows the president to waive sanctions against ...

Thu. 9:17 a.m.: Orders for US durable goods rise a solid 1 percent in June

WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders for long-lasting U.S. factory goods rose in June after declining for two months, a sign manufacturing is still growing despite a series of global trade disputes. The Commerce Department said this morning that durable goods orders — items meant to last at least ...

Thu. 9:02 a.m.: Find today’s garage sale listings online

The garage sale listings were omitted from today's print edition of the Tribune Chronicle, but you can find them all in our digital edition, right here at www.tribtoday.com. Click the "Classifieds" tab on the menu bar across the top of this page. The garage sale listings will return to the ...

Thu. 10:45 p.m.: Parking, downtown safety discussed at forum

WARREN - The lack of parking spaces in the city's downtown and dealing with vehicles speeding along Grohl Alley were among the concerns local business owners and residents brought to city officials at a community forum Thursday. More than 35 people met with Mayor Doug Franklin, Safety-Service ...

Thu. 8:37 a.m.: Dubai police recover rare $20 million stolen blue diamond

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai police say they've recovered a rare $20 million blue diamond that was stolen from a city company's vault and smuggled to Sri Lanka inside a pair of sneakers in a shoebox. Police said today a guard with the money transfer company secreted the diamond ...

Weds. 10 pm: Proposed Hubbard well faces fierce opposition

HUBBARD TOWNSHIP - A standing room only crowd at the township hall made it clear Wednesday night they oppose the potential drilling of an injection well by Canfield-based Bobcat Hubbard LLC. The company has applied for a permit to drill a class II brine injection well just south of Hubbard ...

Weds. 9 pm: Council delays turning over Deemer Park to Port Authority

WARREN - Two councilmen on Wednesday slowed the passage of an ordinance designed to allow the Western Reserve Port Authority to sell more than 22 acres of property on the southwest side known as Deemer Park and a smaller parcel at 2321 Niles Road by not allowing it to pass as an ...

Wed. 10:22 a.m.: Bush booked for Stambaugh

Rock act Bush will play Youngstown's Stambaugh Auditorium on Sept. 30. The band's debut album, 1994's "Sixteen Stone," sold more than 6 million copies and included the hits "Glycerine," "Comedown," "Everything Zen," "Machine Head" and "Little Things." The current lineup includes original ...

Wed. 9:05 a.m.: Will Michigan health chief face trial in Flint deaths?

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A judge is expected to decide today whether Michigan's health director should face trial in the deaths of two men during a Legionnaires' disease outbreak amid Flint's water crisis. The attorney general's office says Nick Lyon failed to alert the public about the outbreak ...

Wed. 8:48 a.m.: Trump accuses China of using ‘vicious’ trade tactics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump this morning accused China of "vicious" tactics on trade as he prepared for tough negotiations this afternoon with European leaders in an escalating trade battle among world powers. Trump tweeted that China was specifically targeting U.S. farmers ...

Wed. 8:42 a.m.: American pastor charged in Turkey put under house arrest

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's official news agency says an American pastor imprisoned for nearly two years on terror and espionage charges will be put under house arrest as his trial continues. Anadolu news agency said this morning Pastor Andrew Craig Brunson, a 50-year-old evangelical pastor ...

Wed. 8:39 a.m.: Mega Millions winning ticket worth $522M sold in California

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The California Lottery says one lucky person won the Mega Millions lottery. The state lottery's verified Twitter feed says the winning ticket — worth more than $500 million — was sold at Ernie's Liquors in San Jose, California. The name of the winner wasn't ...

Tue. 4:53 p.m.: Two arrested in prostitution sting

WARREN - An undercover prostitution sting Monday evening in downtown Warren resulted in the arrest of two women. Teena Marie Ward, 32, and Ashley Wright, 31, each face a misdemeanor charge of soliciting in Warren Municipal Court, where both were supposed to make their first court appearance ...