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Closed cases Cases closed in Trumbull County Jan. 6 to 13: CLOSED HOLLAND, KIMBERLY A. vs. HOLLAND, DAVID M. WISEMAN, VICKI M. vs. WISEMAN, CHRISTOPHER J. JANOVICK, PATRICIA D. vs. JANOVICK JR., EUGENE J. HAND, STEPHANIE vs. SMITH, BRADLEY HARTMAN JR., ROBERT D. vs. FALER ...

Claudia Hoerig’s day in court arrives

WARREN — Members of Karl Hoerig’s family craned their necks Friday in a Trumbull County courtroom — after 10 years of waiting for the day — to get a glimpse of the woman prosecutors say shot the Air Force major to death. Claudia Hoerig, 53, was escorted through a side door into the ...

Vending machine raid lands men in jail

WEATHERSFIELD — Two men are due back in court Wednesday after being accused of breaking into vending machines and stealing pop, candy and coins. One of the men apparently had such an insatiable sweet tooth that after being arrested, he asked police for some of the candy he was accused of ...

Grandfather guilty of breaking boy’s arm

WARREN — A jury deliberating the case of a man accused of breaking the arm of his grandson took less than three hours Friday morning to find him guilty of felonious assault and other charges. Sentencing for Michael R. Tenney, 64, of Champion, is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Wednesday before ...

Deputies exposed to drugs during overdose call

NEWTON TOWNSHIP — Three Trumbull County Sheriff’s Office deputies were sickened Thursday after possibly being exposed to drugs while answering an overdose call at the Blue Water Manor Mobile Home Park. Police responded to 120 Kings Drive SW shortly after 6 p.m. Thursday after a woman ...

Canfield doc jailed for tax crimes

A physician from Canfield has been sentenced to six months in jail and ordered to pay $105,673 after failing to pay Social Security, Medicare and employment taxes collected from his employees, according to the IRS field office in Cincinnati. Dr. Nicholas M. Garritano, 55, pleaded guilty to ...

Niles native in running for judge

LISBON — Niles native Vito Abruzzino is among three attorneys the Columbiana County Republican Party recommended to replace county Municipal Court Judge Charles “Chris” Amato. The GOP voted at Wednesday’s central and executive committee to forward Abruzzino’s name, as well as Tim ...

Youngstown business owner remains jailed

YOUNGSTOWN — The joy of a stay of deportation for downtown businessman Amer “Al” Othman Adi was short-lived as he has been transferred to another detention facility instead of being releaed from the Geauga County Jail, according to his family. Adi was arrested by Immigration and Customs ...

On the record – Newton Falls

WHAT: Board of Education meeting Thursday PRESENT: Debra Davis, Jennifer Urbania, Brent Powell, Amy Crowder and Ken Kline The board: • Named Davis as president and Powell as vice president; • Approved the following committee appointments: Davis as representative to Trumbull Career ...

Passage of time has changed home buying

There is an insurance ad on TV where the man says, “We know a thing or two because we’ve seen a thing or two.” After 40-plus years as a Realtor, I’ve seen a thing or two also, and would like to spend these next weeks talking about them. You might find them very interesting and how ...

Urban books return gig to Covelli Centre

Tribune Chronicle YOUNGSTOWN — Keith Urban will return to the Covelli Centre on Oct. 24 as part of his upcoming GraffitiU World Tour. Urban, who is married to actress Nicole Kidman, played a sold out concert at the Youngstown arena in 2016 with Maren Morris. This time he’ll be joined by ...

Property transfers

Property transfers filed in Trumbull County Jan. 11-17: Bazetta Thomas E. Battison to Steven and Misty Anderson, 4384 Durst Clagg, $189,900. Bristol Beth Inman to Leonard and Kimberly Laska, state Route 45, $110,000. Larry A. Hurst to Thomas R. and Marlene E. Appel, 6350 state Route 45, ...

One chapter of Claudia Hoerig case closed, another to start in court

WARREN — After more than a decade of living in Brazil following the murder of her husband, avoiding extradition while operating an accounting business and living a seemingly middle class life, Trumbull County Jail inmate Claudia Hoerig is appearing today in court to face a 2007 indictment on ...

Marshals chartered plane to bring back Hoerig

Deputies from the U.S. Marshals Service, agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and officials from the U.S. Department of State boarded a chartered flight over the weekend to bring accused murderer Claudia Hoerig back to Trumbull County Wednesday to face the justice system. They flew ...

Youngstown businessman Al Adi gets a stay

YOUNGSTOWN — The Youngstown businessman arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials Tuesday and who expected to be deported is receiving an estimated six-month stay while the Department of Homeland Security reviews details of his case and reports back to the House of ...

County gets grant for detox center

WARREN — A new 16-bed detox and treatment center set to open in the city next month received a one-time $250,000 grant from the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. FSR Parkman, 4930 Enterprise Drive, will allocate the grant funds to pay for staff, rent, utilities, food ...

Jury to continue deliberations

WARREN — A Trumbull County jury was sent home late Thursday afternoon after it could not reach a verdict in the case of a Champion man accused of breaking his grandson’s arm in January 2017. The jury will return to the courtroom of Trumbull County Common Pleas Court Judge Ronald J. Rice ...

Two to interview for county admin

WARREN — Trumbull County commissioners next week are expected to interview two county administrator candidates. Larry Collins and Mike Matas are the two candidates a hiring committee recommends after interviewing four of the 13 people who turned in resumes, said Darlene St. George, who ...

Craig Beach police chief indicted on child pornography charges

YOUNGSTOWN — The police chief of Craig Beach village was indicted Thursday on federal charges linked to his inappropriate relationship with a 16-year-old girl, according to a news release from the U.S. District Court of Northern Ohio. Chief Andrew M. Soloman, 36, was charged with two counts ...

Burghill family to receive van

AUSTINTOWN — The owner of a small used car dealership plans to give a van, some car seats and some gift cards to the Burghill family that lost its only vehicle after it crashed into Girard Lake on Tuesday. Shane Ferguson, owner of Shane’s Auto Sales, 2606 Mahoning Ave., said Thursday he ...