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Tues. 8:50 p.m.: Cortland man gets six years for sex offenses

WARREN -A Cortland man was sentenced to six years in prison after pleading guilty Tuesday in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court to a 22-count indictment involving sex crimes against three teenage girls.Judge Andrew Logan sentenced Michael T. Lennox, 49, 580 Wakefield Drive, to concurrent terms ...

Fri. 3:27 p.m.: Woman found dead at motel identified

WARREN - Teresa Hunter, 35, was identified by police Friday as the woman found dead of multiple gunshot wounds in a motel Thursday morning. In connection to her death, police arrested William Fambro, 44, of Warren, and charged him with aggravated murder.Fambro, 3170 Lodwick Drive NW, is ...

Thur. 1:20 p.m.: Cuyahoga County to cover $60M worth of stadium renovations

CLEVELAND (AP) - A northeast Ohio county plans to use a bond issue and revenue from the so-called sin tax on alcohol and cigarettes to foot the bill for more than $60 million worth of repairs and upgrades to the homes of both the Cleveland Indians and Cavaliers.Cuyahoga County Executive Armond ...

Thurs. 1:25 p.m.: Ohio casino tax revenue up slightly in 3rd quarter of year

COLUMBUS (AP) - Tax revenue from Ohio's four full-service casinos shows a slight increase in the third quarter of the year.The Ohio Department of Taxation report for the period ending Sept. 30 says the casinos produced $66.6 million, earmarked for cities, counties, schools and state agencies. ...

Thur. 1:30 p.m.: Kasich details federal balanced-budget plan

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate John Kasich today vowed, if elected president, he would balance the federal budget within eight years as part of a domestic agenda led by broad tax cuts and a yearslong freeze on all spending except the military.The Ohio governor released ...

Thur. 3:50 p.m.: Warren police investigating suspicious death

WARREN - A woman with a gunshot wound was found dead today inside a hotel room at a Parkman Road motel.Warren police were called to the Riverview Motel in the 3000 block of Parkman Road by an employee who had gone to the room to see why the guest had not checked out as planned.The employee told ...

Thurs. 8:20 p.m.: DeWine, local officials decry pot legalization

YOUNGSTOWN - Colorado doctors, educators, families and law enforcement had some advice for Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine regarding marijuana legalization in Ohio."Don't do it. Don't make the same mistake that Colorado did," DeWine said he was told during a recent visit to Colorado, where ...

Thurs. 8:35 p.m.: Warren activist described as ‘brilliant, resourceful’

WARREN - Brilliant, resourceful and a person who cared about the future of Warren.That is how people described community activist Bette Daily, who was found dead in her home Thursday afternoon.Daily sought to improve the city by tirelessly working as a volunteer on various committees, including ...

Thurs. 9:05 p.m.: Pompie Wade to stay locked up

WARREN - A ruling that will keep a killer described by the Trumbull County prosecutor as a "psychopath" in prison for at least 10 more years is expected to be released Friday by the Ohio Parole Board.Ohio Rep. Michael O'Brien, D-Warren, who helped circulate petitions, gathering hundreds of ...

Weds. 8:30 p.m.: Girard school bus crashes into van

GIRARD - A Girard school bus transporting students collided with an armored van in Liberty Wednesday morning.According to a release from the Ohio State Highway Patrol, a Girard City school bus traveling north with 15 children arrived at the intersection of Shannon Road and Tibbets-Wick Road ...

Weds. 10 p.m.: City man gets 3 years for burglary

WARREN - A city man was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison after pleading guilty to aggravated burglary in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court.A charge of robbery was dropped against Christopher Perkins, 25, with a former address on Charles Avenue SE.Perkins was arrested May 24 after ...

Weds. 10:25 p.m.: Man recovering from head injuries after motorcycle crash

HOWLAND - A township man is still hospitalized in Pittsburgh after he was taken there by helicopter Saturday after a motorcycle crash on East Market Street.James Ruckman, 39, is still recovering from head injuries, according to his mother, Joyce Norris. She said her son has brain injuries, but ...

Weds. 10:45 p.m.: Howland house fire causes $100,000 in damage

HOWLAND - A Howland family of five escaped safely from a house fire that caused $100,000 in damage Wednesday morning.When Howland firefighters arrived at 8729 Deer Creek Lane NE shortly before 7:45 a.m., the family was exiting the front door with assistance from the Howland Police Department, ...

Tues. 12:25 p.m.: Justices hear arguments over life sentences for teenagers

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court today heard arguments about whether hundreds of inmates imprisoned for life for murders they committed as teenagers should have a chance to seek their freedom.The justices used the case of Henry Montgomery to consider extending to older cases a ...

Tues. 12:40 p.m.: Delphi, IUE-CWA continue talks

WARREN - Delphi Automotive and the union that represents some 668 of the company's local employees remained at the table most of this morning trying to hash out a new labor agreement.Just after noon today, Ed Salus, president, International Union of Electrical Workers-Communications Workers of ...

Tues. 8:10 p.m.: O’Brien and Ryan upbeat about Cuba trip

YOUNGSTOWN - State Rep. Sean OBrien and U.S. Rep. Timothy J. Ryan will arrive in Cuba Wednesday, along with a delegation of local business leaders who are researching economic opportunities there for Ohio.The Oct. 14 to 18 trip will include meetings and site visits in and around Havana, all ...

Tues. 8:30 p.m.: Ohio judge rules Youngstown schools takeover can proceed

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A hotly contested state law allowing an appointed CEO to take over the Youngstown City Schools was allowed to proceed Tuesday.In denying a preliminary injunction, Franklin County Common Pleas Judge Jenifer French said representatives of the academically distressed district ...

Tues. 9:50 p.m.: Warrant issued in Warren shooting

WARREN -The 21-year-old victim of a gunshot wound to the chest Oct. 1 on Scott Street NE was back in surgery Tuesday, with a "50/50" chance, according to his mother, as police look for a man accused of firing the life-threatening shot.River Travis contracted a bad bacterial infection, Shannon ...

Tues. 10:20 p.m.: Puppy dies after attack at Bazetta dog park

Two separate dog attacks in the past few days have left one dog dead and a woman charged in separate incidents, according to police.Halley Priddy, 20, and her boyfriend, Justin Berg, 24, both of Niles, were at the dog park at Mosquito Lake about 5:30 p.m. Sunday with their 6-month-old puppy, ...

Mon. 11:15 a.m.: Kmart workers reject contract

BAZETTA - For the second time since they started negotiating for a new contract workers at the Kmart Distribution Center have voted down a proposed labor agreement.Sixty-one percent of the more than 200 workers represented by United Auto Workers Local 1112 who voted on Sunday opposed the new ...