At a glance
Woman attacked, car set afire
WARREN — A woman was treated in a hospital for injuries she sustained when several men she didn’t know assaulted her, held her against her will, stole her car and then set it on fire, according to a police report.
Police were called 12:50 a.m. Saturday to the Central Social Club, 1171 W. Market St., where the woman ran for help, the report states.
The woman, 46, of Youngstown, told police she met the men in Warren, the report states.
Details about her condition were unavailable Tuesday. The report states she suffered a “major” injury. About $4,000 in damage was done to the “immobilized” vehicle, which police found abandoned.
Woman robbed on NW side
WARREN — A woman robbed by a man who said he had a gun tried to negotiate with him, pleading to keep some of her cash to feed her children, according to a police report.
Amy Jo Barnett, 28, of Warren, called police around 7:30 a.m. Sunday from the Arby’s on West Market Street, and said she was walking to work on Garden Street NW when a white man in his late 20s crossed the street toward her, the report states.
“‘I have a gun and I’ll blow your brains out,'” the man said to her, according to the report. He got away with $210 she had with her, after ignoring her plea to leave her half so she could buy food for her kids, the report states.
Man shot in head on Scott Street
WARREN — A man who reported he was shot and hit in the head on Scott Street NE near Waverly Avenue NE was treated for injuries at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital.
Anthony Zachary, 44, of Warren, told police he was in the area around 7:30 p.m. Sunday to pay a debt a friend of his owed, but when he took out his money he was struck in the head and then shot “in his back, near his left glute,” a police report states.
Zachary told police he recognized the man who shot him, but wasn’t sure of his name, the report states.
College Fair comes to mall today
NILES — More than 70 colleges and universities will distribute academic, admissions and financial aid information at College Night, 5 to 7 p.m. today at Eastwood Mall.
The event will include Kent State University and KSU at Trumbull, Youngstown State University, The Ohio State University, Hiram College, Eastern Gateway Community College, Ohio University, University of Cincinnati, Westminster College, West Virginia University, University of Pittsburgh, Thiel College and more.
“This event gives them an opportunity to talk with a college representative in person,” said Dr. James Ritter, Director of Enrollment Management and Student Services, Kent State University at Trumbull.
College Night 2016 is sponsored by Kent State University at Trumbull and Eastwood Mall. It is sanctioned by Ohio Association of College Admission Counseling.
Council expected to vote on union pacts
WARREN — New contract proposals for the police department’s patrol and ranking officer unions, AFSCME Ohio Council 8 and the policy and procedures for non-bargaining unit employees and city officials have been presented to council for consideration and a possible vote today.
The city has been in contract negotiations with all six of its unions as it faces a Nov. 8 vote on a proposed 0.5-percent income tax increase.
Council members who attended Tuesday’s finance committee meeting went into executive session to discuss the contract proposals.