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Fri. 8 pm: Man charged in teen’s shooting in Brookfield

BROOKFIELD - A boy is expected to be released from the hospital next week after being shot in the stomach Thursday afternoon by a man who told police he didn't know the gun he pointed at the teen was loaded, according to Brookfield police. The boy, 14, underwent surgery at St. Elizabeth ...

Thur. 2:05 p.m.: Postal Service says it lost $200 million over holiday season

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Postal Service said Thursday it lost $200 million during the year-end holiday season, despite a strong quarter of package shipping and expanded use of vote-by-mail in the November presidential election. The results also reflect continued erosion in the delivery of ...

Thur. 4:17 p.m.: Kellogg to close Warren distribution center

WARREN - Kellogg Co. said it will close all of its U.S. distribution centers by the end of the year, including the one inside the former Delphi building on North River Road. The move will cost about 50 local jobs. The Battle Creek, Mich.-based company, ...

Thur. 6:30 p.m.: Federal appeals court refuses to reinstate Trump travel ban

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court refused Thursday to reinstate President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations, dealing another legal setback to the new administration's immigration policy. In a unanimous decision, the panel of three judges from ...

Thur. 5:57 p.m.: Youngstown man indicted on murder charges in Liberty shooting

WARREN -- A man arrested in connection to the shooting death of a Webster man in Liberty was indicted Thursday on murder charges by a Trumbull County grand jury in a special report. William Shakoor, 20, Youngstown, who is being held in the Trumbull County Jail in lieu of a $500,000 bond, is ...

Thurs. 8:50 pm: Names of officers involved in shooting remain unknown

HOWLAND - The names of two police officers involved in the shooting death of a man suspected of killing another man earlier in the day will not be released by the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation. The two Howland officers were placed on paid administrative leave after the shooting ...

Wed. 11:20 a.m.: Man dies after being shot by Howland Police officers

HOWLAND - A man died overnight after he was wounded by Howland police, according to the Bureau of Criminal Investigation. Two police officers involved in the shooting have been placed on leave, according to Township Administrator Darlene St. George. Police had responded around 9 p.m. last ...

Wed. 12:30 p.m.: Gas well fire continues to burn in Champion Township

CHAMPION - Crews remain on the scene of a natural gas well fire here, where they were called about 9:30 a.m. today. The fire was reported at 4494 Templeton Road, where the fire Chief remains on the scene. Heavy flames could be seen coming from the well. Further details are still ...

Wed. 1:15 p.m.: Commissioners say no to Falls annexation plan

WARREN - After indicating not all landowners had signed a necessary petition, Trumbull County commissioners voted unanimously today to reject the the annexation about 440 acres from Braceville and Newton townships into the village of Newton Falls. The commissioners voted after hearing both ...

Wed. 7:25 pm: Roberts case presented for third time before high court

WARREN - The assistant Trumbull County prosecutor who has faced the Ohio Supreme Court three times over the same death row case says she expects the high court to come back with a decision within a year. "I have been through this three times, so there not a whole lot new to say on this," ...

Wed. 7:40 pm: Hollywood Gaming sees wagering increase

Tribune Chronicle AUSTINTOWN - Wagering at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course jumped nearly $11 million in January compared to the same month last year. The Austintown facility saw $89.53 million in credits played, compared to $78.69 million in January 2016. In December, ...

Tue. 1:20 p.m.: DeVos confirmed as Education secretary as Pence breaks tie

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate today confirmed school choice advocate Betsy DeVos as Education secretary by the narrowest of margins, with Vice President Mike Pence breaking a 50-50 tie in a historic vote. Two Republicans joined Democrats in the unsuccessful effort to derail the nomination of ...

Tue. 11 a.m.: GM workers to get up to $12k bonuses

LORDSTOWN - General Motors Co. said today nearly 52,000 union workers, including thousands who work at the local plant, will each receive up to $12,000 in record profit sharing checks later this month. This year's bonuses are up from $11,000 last year and will cost the company $624 million. ...

Mon. 1:50 p.m.: Republicans seek distance from Trump’s comments on Putin, US

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump has long expressed a desire for improved relations with Moscow, but his latest comments about Russian President Vladimir Putin and the U.S. are leading some fellow Republicans to take a step back from the president — on this issue at ...

Thurs. 7:40 pm: Warren, Liberty join Ohio spending site

Residents in Warren and Liberty and those who live in the Lordstown school district can view how their tax dollars are being spent because officials have placed their financials on OhioCheckbook.com. There are 1,025 government entities and school districts on the website, which was ...

Thurs. 8:10 pm: Company looks to drill injection wells in Brookfield

BROOKFIELD - A Pittsburgh area company has applied for permits to drill two new wastewater injection wells in the township. Highland Field Services LLC, a subsidiary of Houston-based Seneca Resources Inc., is looking to develop the wells near state Route 7, according to applications the ...

Wed. 10:30 a.m.: GM Lordstown to see more down time

LORDSTOWN - The local General Motors Assembly Complex will have several down weeks this year "to align Cruze production with market demand," the company said today. "We are not commenting on the timing of the down weeks or the impact it may have on the production schedule," according to a ...