Commissioners approve contract with union
WARREN - Trumbull County commissioners Monday approved a three-year contract between the county Engineer's Office and 45 highway, engineering and clerical workers there.
The agreement freezes wages, increases employee health care contributions, keeps the county's employee contribution at 4 percent, makes changes to the longevity scale and gives bargaining unit members a one-time $520 payment.
Members of American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 11 approved the contract terms Thursday.
The agreement became effective Monday.
911 Center dispatching Weathersfield calls
WEATHERSFIELD The Trumbull County 911 Center on Monday started dispatching calls for Weatherfield Township's police, fire and emergency services departments.
Weathersfield trustees announced the change last month. The township is among a growing number of communities in Trumbull County to switch from using their own dispatching systems to the county's 911 center.
Man, woman jailed after domestic dispute
WARREN - A man and woman remained at the Trumbull County Jail on Monday after a weekend domestic dispute in which one of them walked away with a stab wound.
Bond for Sharena N. Jefferson, 24, 2148 Peace St. S.W., Warren, who is facing a felonious assault charge, was set at $20,000 at her initial court appearance on Monday. She is accused of stabbing Marvis Campbell, 29, 734 Fifth St. S.W., Warren. Campbell is facing a felony charge of domestic violence-repeat offender. He was being lodged at the county jail without bond.
Campbell was sentenced to three years' probation on a misdemeanor domestic violence charge in October 2012.
Police said they were called to Jefferson's residence about 12:30 a.m. Saturday in response to a disturbance and determined Campbell had assaulted Jefferson, who is the mother of his child, and that Jefferson had stabbed Campbell during the dispute.
According to a Warren police report, Campbell suffered what seemed to be a minor injury.
Police determined Campbell and Jefferson were each aggressors, the report states. The report also indicates suspected alcohol use.
Warren man reports robbery at gunpoint
WARREN A city man told police he was robbed at gunpoint by two people on Mahoning Avenue N.W. Monday morning.
Major C. Beckwith, 62, of Tod Avenue S.W., told police he was walking south on Mahoning Avenue near Hall Street when he saw two people exit from behind a bush, according to a Warren police report. Beckwith told police the people approached him, brandished a small, dark-colored gun, demanded money from him, took his hat and shoes off him, assaulted and searched him before fleeing on foot eastbound on Hall Street N.W., the report states. Beckwith told police he handed over his wallet.
Police reported they checked the area but were unable to locate anyone matching the descriptions Beckwith gave them.