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Former Extrudex manager expected to plead guilty

Business

WARREN — A manager at Extrudex Aluminum when an employee was killed by falling metal racks intends to plead guilty to lying to federal safety officials investigating the man’s death. Paul Love of Lake Milton, safety coordinator and human resources director at Extrudex in 2012, will plead ...

Seeing Eye

Community News

OPEN HOUSE: Leavittsburg Heritage Museum, West Market Street, will hold an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday with a display commemorating the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong landing on the moon. SCHOOL SUPPLIES: A collection is being taken for back-to-school supplies to ensure children and ...

Man sentenced to life in prison for child rapes

Local News

WARREN — One rape case was completed Wednesday when a man was sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to raping two young girls, and two new rape cases began Wednesday in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court. Michael D. Riley Jr., 42, pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of rape ...

Agenda

Community News

• WEATHERSFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a work session 8 a.m. today at township hall. • TRUMBULL TRANSIT BOARD will meet 4 p.m. today at the Trumbull County Educational Service Center in Niles. • SOUTHINGTON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting at 5:45 p.m. today at ...

UAW opposes arbitration in GM legal fight

Local News

LORDSTOWN — Attorneys for United Auto Workers in the union’s fight to stop General Motors from closing three plants, including GM’s Lordstown assembly facility, have asked a judge to deny the automaker’s request to order arbitration on grievances central to the lawsuit. The UAW ...

Auction brings payoff, heartbreak

Community News

Games, rides, music, lights, entertainment and the endless amount of battered, deep-fried and delicious fair food. For most, that is what the county fair is all about. But for many others, the county fair is so much more. The barns and fairgrounds become a home for the exhibitors and their ...

Man arrested in Vienna restaurant break-in

Local News

VIENNA — A man who served two years in prison for a string of bar and golf course break-ins in 2015 is now suspected in the July 10 overnight burglary of the Yankee Kitchen Restaurant, 484 Youngstown Kingsville Road SE. Brandon Welz, 33, 2969 South Ave., Warren, pleaded not guilty to felony ...

NWS issues excessive heat watch

Local News

WARREN — Cooling centers will be opened this weekend as the National Weather Service in Cleveland issued an excessive heat watch for the area on Wednesday. The watch is in effect Friday afternoon to Saturday evening, when temperatures could reach the mid- to upper-90s. Because of the ...

History barn mural dedication set for Friday in Champion

Local News

CHAMPION — The Packard Automobile Ohio History barn mural will be unveiled 10 a.m. Friday at Don and Helen Fenstermaker’s barn at 973 Center St., Champion. The mural, which is the eighth in a series of barns that will showcase innovators, innovations or accomplishments from Ohio history, ...

Chain-reaction crashes tie up traffic on I-80

Local News

LIBERTY — Two chain reaction crashes involving five vehicles on Interstate 80 near state Route 193 just before 4 p.m. Wednesday resulted in only minor injuries, according to the Warren post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol. A patrol report states a 2010 Volvo tractor with a 2014 ...

More streets added to waterline survey

Local News

BRISTOL — The Trumbull County Sanitary Engineer’s Office will send surveys to residents along state Route 45 and nearby streets to see if there is interest in getting waterlines extended from Champion into Bristol. Trustee Ramon French said earlier this week the surveys and informational ...

On the record – Brookfield

Local News

WHAT: Board of education meeting Tuesday PRESENT: Ronda Bonekovic, Ron Brennan and George Economides ABSENT: Kelly Carrier and Tim Filipovich The board: • Approved first reading of a resolution to place an additional five-year, 1.9-mill permanent improvement levy on the Nov. 5 ballot ...

Woman cited after hit-and-run crash

Local News

BROOKFIELD — A woman involved in a two-vehicle accident on state Route 82 Wednesday afternoon was cited on a variety of charges, including fleeing the scene of an accident, trespassing and having drug abuse instruments after she hit a parked vehicle from behind and then fled the area, ...

Man pleads not guilty to burglary

Local News

WARREN — A man accused of attempting to break into an occupied home on Parkman Road NW at 4 a.m. Wednesday pleaded not guilty to a felony burglary charge during an arraignment before Warren Municipal Court Judge Terry Ivanchak. Gerry D. Albers, 64, 321 Tod Ave. NW, was identified as a ...

Man pleads not guilty to burglary

Local News

WARREN — A man accused of attempting to break into an occupied home on Parkman Road NW at 4 a.m. Wednesday pleaded not guilty to a felony burglary charge during an arraignment before Warren Municipal Court Judge Terry Ivanchak. Gerry D. Albers, 64, 321 Tod Ave. NW, was identified as a ...

Ryan visits detention center

Local News

WARREN — U.S. Rep. Timothy J. Ryan left his visit to a migrant detention center in Homestead, Fla., saying the children still being incarcerated is a “failure of the Trump Administration.” Ryan and other Democrats on the House Appropriations Committee visited the Homestead Emergency ...