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Fri. 11:45 a.m.: Bristol bridge to reopen today

BRISTOL - A section of Fenton Road in the township, previously closed for bridge repairs, is scheduled to reopen this afternoon, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation.Fenton Road, between Messick South Road and Nurse East Road has been closed as part of an $800,000 project ...

Wed, 3:15 p.m.: ODNR gives OK for Vienna injection well

VIENNA - The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has given the OK for KTCA Holdings to start injecting oilfield waste at its facility just south of the Youngstown Warren Regional Airport.A preliminary order signed Sept. 7 by Richard Simmers, chief of ODNR's Division of Oil and Gas Resources ...

Tues. 1 p.m.: US Supreme Court declines to restore early voting in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court today refused to restore a week of early voting in swing-state Ohio.The state's Democratic Party had asked the high court to suspend a ruling that allowed for the cut while Democrats and other plaintiffs appealed the issue.A lower court decision from ...

10 a.m. MON: Frankie Valli coming to Packard Music Hall

Tribune ChronicleFrankie Valli and the Four Seasons will perform at 8 p.m. Nov. 18 at Packard Music Hall.Valli solo and with The Four Seasons had 30 top 40 hits between 1962 to 1968, making it one of the most successful American groups at the height of The Beatles' popularity and the British ...

Mon. 9:10 pm: Diocese, friars settle Baker claims for $900,000

YOUNGSTOWN - The Catholic Diocese of Youngstown and an order of Franciscan Friars based in Pennsylvania have settled 28 sexual abuse claims for $900,000, a diocesan official has confirmed.The abuse claims were against the late Brother Stephen Baker, a member of the Third Order Regulars, ...

GM recalls 4M vehicles for air bag defect

DETROIT (AP) - General Motors Co. is recalling about 4 million vehicles worldwide to fix an air bag software defect that has been linked to one death.The company said Friday that in rare cases, the car's computers can go into test mode and the front air bags won't inflate in a crash. The seat ...

Fri. 7:10 pm: Officials, RG Steel owner to discuss JED

WARREN - Officials from several communities will join representatives from BDM Warren Steel Holdings on Tuesday to announce a joint economic development initiative.The news conference is set for noon at the BDM Warren Steel Holdings site at the Niles Warren River Road entrance. Officials from ...

Crash leads to heroin arrest; CSB takes child

WARREN - A woman police said had suspected heroin in her purse when she crashed a car on Hamilton Street SW ran from police after handing her infant son to a bystander, according to a police report.Savanha Cofield, 20, 789 Third St. SW, pleaded not guilty Friday in Warren Municipal Court to ...

Thurs. 9 pm: Woman gets 40 days following naked hubbub

NILES - A city woman police said was naked when she caused a violent disturbance, kicking an officer in the groin and damaging a police cruiser, is serving 40 days in jail after pleading no contest to several of the associated charges in Niles Municipal Court.Katrina Flowers, 21, 511 Fenton ...

Thurs. 9:15 pm: Lordstown gets Ryan’s help over CSX issue

LORDSTOWN - Trains carrying General Motors cars from its Lordstown support yard have been causing long wait times for morning rush-hour motorists at the Lyntz Townline and Salt Springs Road crossing, causing traffic congestion, and students and parents being late for school and work.The problem ...

Tues. 11:30 a.m.: Carlson settles lawsuit against Ailes for $20 million

NEW YORK (AP) - Former Fox News Channel anchor Gretchen Carlson has settled her sexual harassment lawsuit against Roger Ailes, the case that led to the downfall of Fox's chief executive with stunning swiftness this summer.In a statement released today, Fox parent company 21st Century said, "We ...

Tues. 8:20 pm: Committee works to get 18-foot Raider statue

WARREN - A group of Warren Western Reserve High School graduates are hoping to place an 18-foot-tall statue of their school mascot, an Indian brave, at Warren G. Harding High School property at the corner of Elm Road and Atlantic Street.Mark Clawges, a Warren Western Reserve Memorial Committee ...

Tues. 8:35 pm: Southington man ordered to stay away from school sporting events

WARREN - A Southington man on Tuesday was given two years probation and told to stay away from high school sporting events during that time in a case linked to an altercation last fall after a girls' high school soccer game in Newton Falls.Daniel L. Miracle, 44, of Shanks Phalanx Road, pleaded ...

Tues. 9:15 pm: Ryan stumps for Strickland

LORDSTOWN - A townhall-style tour of leading Ohio Democrats promoting Ted Strickland's U.S. Senate race made its first stop Tuesday in Lordstown, as polls show his opponent has a comfortable lead and a political action committee pulled funding for the Democrat's television advertisements.U.S. ...

Tues. 9:40 pm: Niles police to replace dash cams with body cams

NILES - Police here are looking to replace outdated dash cameras with body cameras, the acting police chief said.City Council is expected to vote Wednesday on a measure that would allocate unused money in the department to purchase the equipment, City Auditor Giovanne Merlo said.The purchase ...

Tues. 9:55 pm: Packard museum acquires rare vehicle

WARREN - When he was alive, automobile collector Ed Lozick was offered as much as $300,000 for his 1937 Packard Twelve Coupe Roadster.He had the same response for every hopeful buyer - no, that car is going to the National Packard Museum.Lozick, who was chairman of the board of the Solon-based ...

Mon. 8:08 p.m.: Trump visits Canfield Fair on Labor Day

CANFIELD -- Labor Day traditionally is the kickoff to the stretch drive for the presidential campaign, and Republican nominee Donald Trump reflected the importance of battleground Ohio by spending two hours Monday afternoon at the Canfield Fair.Trump, who appeared with running mate Indiana Gov. ...

Mon. 8:22 p.m.: Far-right activist, author Phyllis Schlafly dies at 92

ST. LOUIS - Phyllis Schlafly, the outspoken conservative activist who helped defeat the Equal Rights Amendment in the 1970s and founded the Eagle Forum political group, has died. She was 92.Schlafly died Monday afternoon of cancer at her home in St. Louis, her son John Schlafly said.Schlafly ...