Power outages reported as storm rolls through
Storms left some residents in northern Trumbull County without power Thursday morning.
Robin Patton at Ohio Edison said about 1,600 residents in Greene, Gustavus and Johnston townships lost power for little more than an hour at around 10 a.m. She said services were restored by 11:15 a.m.
Patton said Ohio Edison continues to monitor the weather and has work crews on alert in the event of any further outages. The forecast calls for showers and thunderstorms today.
Shot fired through door; resident wounded
WARREN - A resident at 1553 Transylvania Ave. received a bullet wound in the arm when someone fired a shot through the door, police said.
Police reports state that Robert Williamson, 25, was shot at about 5:57 p.m. Thursday.
Witnesses told police that there had been an altercation earlier at the home. A person who left later came back to the house and shot through the door, the police report states.
Williamson was taken to an area hospital for treatment of a wound police described as ''survivable.'' The suspect remained at large Thursday night.
Pedestrian receives stitches after tackled
WARREN - A 29-year-old man reported he was attacked in the middle of Dickey Avenue N.W. early Thursday.
Jay A. Wynn, of 423 Ward St. N.W., was taken to Trumbull Memorial Hospital after he said he was struck in the head with a rock, then tackled while walking home at about 1 a.m. in the 400 block of Dickey Avenue.
Wynn told police someone struck him with the rock and blood gushed into his eyes. He said he tried to stand up, but someone tackled him and two people were on top of him. Wynn said he never saw the people who attacked him because of the blood in his eyes.
Wynn received 12 stitches in his eyebrow and on his head. He also suffered several cuts on his face and head and was released from the hospital, reports said. Reports said nothing was stolen.
Driver, resident hurt when car hits building
BOARDMAN - Two people were slightly injured when a car crashed into the Lockwood Village Apartment Complex shortly after 11 a.m. Thursday, according to a township fire department spokesman.
When firefighters arrived, the elderly female driver was still in the car, a fire spokesman said. The driver of the car had slight injuries and was taken to the hospital by an ambulance, the spokesman said.
A woman in the apartment was slightly injured and was taken to a hospital by a family member. The spokesman refused to release names.
Brookfield to meet on insurance plans
BROOKFIELD - Township trustees will hold a special meeting at 3 p.m. Saturday at the township hall to meet with the insurance committee to finalize plans for 2012-13.
Fire set on porch spreads into home
WARREN - An early Thursday morning fire caused about $25,000 in damage to a home at 2417 Tod Ave. N.W.
Fire Chief Ken Nussle said crews were called to the home shortly before 4:30 a.m. for the fire, intentionally set on the front porch. The fire spread into the home's attic, kitchen and living room. Nussle said the fire is being investigated. No one was injured.