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Mon. 7:10 p.m.: Warren to vote on Lordstown water agreement

WARREN - Warren City Council is expected to vote Wednesday on agreements that will allow Lordstown Village to purchase what could amount to 2.5 million gallons of water per day for the new Clean Energy Future Lordstown LLC plant.Clean Energy Future is building a gas-to-electric power plant in ...

Mon. 8:30 p.m.: Warren PD makes arrest in Ashtabula burglary

By RENEE FOXTribune ChronicleWARREN - A Girard man is facing charges in connection to a burglary in Ashtabula County following his arrest by a Warren City police officer who spotted a car described by that county's sheriff's office less than an hour after an alert was issued, according to a ...

Mon. 9 p.m.: U.S. Attorney reflects on work in Warren

WARREN - Outgoing U.S. Attorney Steve Dettelbach said the consent agreement he worked on with the Department of Justice and the Warren City Police Department served as a good model for how a police department in Ohio should function."We put new systems in place to track citizen complaints, ...

Sun. 5:30 p.m.: Youngstown State tops Cleveland State 70-55

CLEVELAND - Matt Donlan scored 16 points and Youngstown State topped Cleveland State 70-55 today.Donlan was 6 of 11 from the floor with four 3-pointers for the Penguins (8-13, 3-5 Horizon). Cameron Morse scored 14 points, hitting 9 of 11 from the line, and Francisco Santiago had 12 points, six ...

Fri. 1:35 p.m.: Fire damages Cortland restaurant

CORTLAND - The patio at El Torero, a Mexican restaurant at 105 S. High St., caught fire Friday morning, but owners hope to be open this afternoon.The inside of the restaurant was not harmed.Fire broke out inside the enclosed patio shortly after 11:15 a.m. The restaurant had just opened for ...

Fri. 2:30 p.m.: Some charges against Penn State ex-administrators thrown out

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania appeals court today dismissed several of the more serious criminal charges against three former Penn State administrators over their handling of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.The Superior Court ruled that Cynthia Baldwin, the university's ...

Fri. 3 p.m.: Charges dropped against 6 Ferguson protesters

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - Charges have been dropped against six activists who were arrested during a protest in Ferguson, just as their trial was about to begin. The case was expected to include allegations of police brutality, claims of missing evidence and discussions about the shortcomings of ...

Fri. 3:45 p.m.: Parkman Road Kmart to close in April

WARREN - The Kmart store at 2485 Parkman Road NW will close to the public in late April.Until then, the store will remain open to customers, said Howard Riefs, corporate communications director for Kmart parent company Sears Holdings.He said the store will begin its liquidation sale Feb. ...

Report says Cavs fire Blatt, name Lue head coach

The Cleveland Cavaliers, according to reports, agreed with Tyronn Lue on a three-year contract as head coach after the team fired David Blatt earlier today. Lue had been an assistant coach on the Cavaliers' staff.

Thurs. 10 a.m.: UK judge: Putin probably approved plan to poison ex-spy

LONDON (AP) - President Vladimir Putin probably approved a plan by Russia's FSB security service to kill a former agent-turned-Kremlin critic who died after drinking tea laced with radioactive poison, a British judge said today in a strongly worded report that led Moscow to accuse Britain of a ...

Tue. 12:01 p.m.: Alice Cooper coming to Packard in Warren

Alice Cooper is coming to Packard Music Hall a couple weeks before "School's Out."The 2011 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee will play Warren on May 17.Cooper and the band had plenty of hits in the 1970s, including "Billion Dollar Babies," "Eighteen," "No More Mr. Nice Guy," "Welcome to My ...

Update: Bomb threat evacuates LaBrae School

WARREN TOWNSHIP - A bomb threat Tuesday at LaBrae Local Schools stopped classes short for most of the district's students on the same day other schools were delayed or closed because of extreme cold.Students from third through 12th grade were evacuated from the LaBrae Schools Complex, which ...

Tues. 9:35 p.m.: Greene murder suspect on suicide watch

WARREN - A 59-year-old Farmdale man remains on suicide watch at the Trumbull County Jail as he awaits Wednesday's arraignment on charges connected to Sunday's shooting death of his wife at their rural Wakefield Creek Road home in Greene Township.Ricky Green will be arraigned on murder charges ...

Mon. 2 p.m.: Farmdale man held in wife’s death

WARREN - A man who called 911 overnight to report he had shot and killed his wife inside their northern Trumbull County home is in Trumbull County Jail, expected to be arraigned Tuesday on murder charges.Ricky Green, 59, of 2594 Wakefield Creek Road, Farmdale, was booked into the jail at 4:19 ...

Thurs. 2:45 p.m.: Warren Steel Holdings shutdown to be permanent

CHAMPION - Layoffs that took place in November at Warren Steel Holdings have gone from temporary to permanent.In a federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) notification, the company this week informed the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services that last week's shut down ...

Thurs. 3 p.m.: Billy Joel coming to Pittsburgh

The "Piano Man" will play ball in Pittsburgh this summer.Billy Joel is booked for an outdoor concert at PNC Park, home of the Pittsburgh Pirates, on July 1. Joel played several ballparks on his 2015 summer tour, including Chicago's Wrigley Field and Boston's Fenway Park. He'll return to those ...

Thurs. 8 p.m.: Defendant shot by cop pleads guilty

WARREN - A Warren man shot by a city police officer during a May 28 standoff on Harrison Street NE pleaded guilty Thursday to a handful of charges.Randall E. Bryant, 46, of 1561 Homewood Ave. SE, pleaded guilty in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court to felony charges of felonious assault of a ...

Thurs. 10 p.m.: Report card data reflects solid graduation rates

The first half of Ohio's report card data released Thursday shows most districts in Trumbull County are performing average to well when it comes to graduating students.Girard, Champion, Joseph Badger, Lakeview, Lordstown and Maplewood received straight As on their four-and five-year rates, ...

Wed. 2:30 p.m.: Source: Browns hire Bengals’ Hue Jackson as coach

CLEVELAND - A person familiar with the decision says the Browns are hiring Bengals offensive coordinator Hue Jackson as the team's next head coach.Jackson will become the team's eighth coach since 1999 once the sides have finalized his deal, the person told The Associated Press today on ...

Weds. 8:15 p.m.: Airline settles dispute on local flight plan

By VIRGINIA SHANKTribune ChronicleVIENNA - It appears Aerodynamics Inc., the carrier looking to return daily commercial service to the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport, has settled its dispute with an airline that objected to the flight plan.The move means Aerodynamics /SeaPort Airlines, ...