Semi carrying tomato sauce overturns on I-80
AUSTINTOWN - The eastbound lane of I-80 was closed for several hours Tuesday after a semi carrying tomato sauce tipped over around 3 p.m., causing at least two other crashes, Tribune Chronicle news partner WYTV 33 News reported.
Ohio State Highway Patrol and the Ohio Department of Transportation responded to the accident just east of the state Route 11 interchange.
Several minutes later there were two rear-end crashes involving motorists who were unable to stop as they rounded the bend and came upon the overturned semi.
No injuries were reported.
Police: Suspect tries to rob Subway
YOUNGSTOWN - Police say a man who claimed to have a gun was caught in a lie when he tried to rob a West Side sandwich shop about 7 p.m. Monday.
Employees of Subway, 3212 Mahoning Ave., told police a man came in, got a drink, and when he went to pay for it, he told the cashier he had a gun and demanded money.
When the employee asked to see the gun, he instead took out a pocket knife. An employee yelled at the man and he ran away, reports state.
The man ran west on Mahoning Avenue towards Meridian Road, reports state.
Police:?Cash, jewels taken from home
YOUNGSTOWN - Reports state $5,000 in cash and jewelry were taken some time Monday or Tuesday from a South Side home in the 500 block of Parkcliff Avenue.
Officers who arrived on the scene about 12:35 a.m. Tuesday found broken glass in a storm door and main door. The homeowner said she left for the store about 7:30 p.m. Monday and when she returned she noticed the broken glass.
Besides the cash, also taken were two televisions, two video game systems, a laptop computer and several rings, watches and necklaces, reports state.
Report: Gasoline stolen from company's trucks
YOUNGSTOWN - Reports state about 450 gallons of diesel fuel was taken over the weekend from vehicles at a West Side company.
Police were called to Hardrock Excavating Co., 2755 Salt Springs Road, about 8 a.m. Monday, where an employee said some time over the weekend the fuel was taken from two separate trucks.
About 250 gallons was taken from one truck and 200 gallons from another, reports state.
Warren Amp concert canceled for Friday
WARREN - Friday's Country at the Amp concert featuring Garth Brooks' tribute act Fresh Horses at Warren Community Amphitheatre has been canceled.
3D Productions co-founder Daniel Sferra said they ran into some problems bringing the band in from Canada, and the series' Facebook page indicates there were travel issues involving one of the band members.
The series will resume July 13 with Summertime, a tribute to Kenny Chesney.
Hall-of-Famer Warfield set to speak in Warren
WARREN - Pro Football Hall of Famer Paul Warfield returns to his roots as the fourth guest in the speaker series ''It All Started Here.'' The speech begins at 7 p.m. July 12 at Packard Music Hall, 1703 Mahoning Ave. N.W.
Tickets are $20 and are available at the Tribune Chronicle or online at tribtoday.com. Information is available at 330-841-1696.
The series features Trumbull County residents who made their marks nationally or globally. It is being sponsored by the Tribune Chronicle to help mark the 200th anniversary of newspaper publishing in Trumbull County.