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Thur. 12:20 p.m.: UPDATE – Champion takes lead

COLUMBUS - Champion has taken the lead in the top of the seventh inning. The game is heading into the bottom of the seventh with a score of Champion 2, Clear Fork 1, in the state semifinal baseball game. If Champion boys win, they will play for the state title at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Wed. 1 p.m.: Bombing in diplomatic area of Kabul kills 90, wounds scores

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A massive suicide truck bombing rocked a highly secure diplomatic area of Kabul this morning, killing 90 people and wounding as many as 350, an attack that left a scene of mayhem and destruction and sent a huge plume of smoke over the Afghan capital. The target of ...

Wed. 1:10 p.m.: Ohio attorney general sues 5 drugmakers over opiate crisis

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Attorney General is suing five drugmakers for their alleged role perpetrating the state's addictions epidemic, accusing the companies of intentionally misleading patients about the dangers of painkillers and promoting benefits of the drugs not backed by ...

Tue. 3:05 p.m.: Ohio Supreme Court upholds death sentence for Donna Roberts

WARREN - For the third time, the Ohio Supreme Court upheld the aggravated murder conviction and death sentence for Donna Roberts. The high court made its decision in a 31-page ruling released Tuesday. The decision came after the court heard oral arguments Feb. 6 in Columbus. Roberts, who ...

Tues. 7:30 pm: Murder suspect reeled in at Mosquito

MECCA - A Northfield man, wanted on charges related to a Cuyahoga County death, was arrested last week while he was fishing off the Mosquito Lake causeway in Mecca, according to a report from the Trumbull County Sheriff's office. Jason A. Yurmanovich, 40, was taken into custody about 10 p.m. ...

Sun. 8:07 p.m.: Memorial Day services listed for Trumbull County

A number of stories concerning Memorial Day will be published in the Monday Tribune Chronicle, including this list of services to be held in Trumbull County: * BRISTOL — 9:30 a.m. service, Sager Memorial Cemetery; 10 a.m. service, Pioneer Cemetery at the center; 10:15 a.m. service, Evergreen ...

Sun. 10:19 p.m.: 15th year of profiles of local veterans begins Monday

COMING MONDAY: Allen Ryan of Champion said joining the Air Force at the age of 17 changed the course of his life. "It was the best thing I ever did. My life would not be what it is today without my time in the military," Ryan, 72, said. "I was a terrible student and I didn't want to go to ...

Sat. 5:30 pm: Family members recall dads’ war stories

They are dying at an alarming pace, but they are not forgotten. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs reports: * 372 World War II veterans die every day. It's estimated of the 16 million men and women who served in the era of WWII, about 1.7 million are left, and there will be less than ...

Thurs. 10 a.m.: GM Lordstown adds 5th week to summer shutdown

LORDSTOWN - General Motors is adding another week to the shutdown already planned this summer at the automaker's local assembly plant. Production will be down the week of July 17 at the GM Assembly Complex in Lordstown. That is in addition to the regular two-week corporate summer shutdown the ...

Wed. 10:50 a.m.: Warren men charged in road rage incident

BAZETTA - Two Warren men are facing charges following a May 8 road rage incident on state Routes 5 and 82, here. Charged are William Elmore, 26, facing a charge of reckless operation and child endangerment, as well as Anthony Minotti, 21, charged with reckless operation, according to ...

Wed. 12:20 p.m.: Man robs Elm Road, Warren, business

HOWLAND - A man demanded that everyone get to the ground when he robbed the Check into Cash store at 3219 Elm Road, here at about 11:15 a.m. today. According to a Trumbull County 911 radio log sheet, the robber did not show a gun, and no one was hurt. The man, who had a bandana on his face, ...

Mon. 9:01 p.m.: UK police: 19 confirmed dead in explosion at Grande concert

LONDON (AP) - An explosion struck an Ariana Grande concert in northern England late Monday, killing at least 19 people and injuring dozens in what police say they are treating as a terrorist attack. Greater Manchester Police said 19 people were confirmed dead and roughly 50 were injured by the ...

Library trustee search committee to meet today

YOUNGSTOWN — The Search Committee of the Board of Trustees, Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County will meet 11 a.m. today in the meeting room of the Main Library to discuss the search process for the library system’s executive director position, as well as potential candidates ...

Sun. 8:10 p.m.: Missing elderly Warren man found

WARREN - An 89-year-old Warren man suffering from dementia who went missing Saturday morning was found safe this afternoon in the parking lot of the Beaver High School football field in Columbiana County. The man, Donald James Baier, was reported missing Saturday morning after it was reported ...

Sun. 8:30 p.m.: Four Tribune staffers among best in state

COLUMBUS - Four Tribune Chronicle staffers ranked among the best newspaper journalists in the state for their reporting, writing and graphic design, it was announced today at the annual Ohio Associated Press Media Editors luncheon. News reporter Guy Vogrin claimed third place in the statewide ...

Sat. 6 pm: Elderly man missing in Warren

WARREN - An alert was issued Saturday morning by the Trumbull County 911 Center regarding a missing elderly man. The alert states Donald James Baier, 89, left his house around 5 a.m. Saturday and has not returned. He lives on Wheelock Drive in Warren and is about 6 feet tall, 163 ...

Fri. 8 pm: Local AT&T workers join national walkout

NILES - True to their word, hundreds of local AT&T workers joined thousands nationwide who walked off their jobs at 3 p.m. Friday in a show of solidarity against an employer they said has refused to offer them a new labor agreement. Renee Rouser, a Communications Workers of America ...