Woman's body found by police in Youngstown
YOUNGSTOWN - Youngstown police and the Mahoning County coroner are asking for the public's help in identifying the city's latest homicide victim. The body of a woman was found about 8 a.m. Monday off West Avenue, across from the city water department.
The victim had been stabbed multiple times and was lying in a pool of blood. A pile of her belongings was found a short distance away, according to Tribune Chronicle news partner WYTV-33.
Investigators said the victim is a white female in her mid 20s, 5 foot 9 inches tall, 140 pounds with dark brown hair, green-hazel eyes. Police said she was wearing white tennis shoes, dark blue jeans and a blue zippered hoodie sweatshirt.
Anyone with information on the case is asked to call the Youngstown Police Department.
OVI Task Force receives state grant
WARREN - The Trumbull County OVI Task Force has been awarded $133,000 from Ohio's Traffic Safety Office that lets the law enforcement group do extra patrols like ''Click it or Ticket'' and ''Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.''
The grant funding covers about 14 law enforcement agencies.
In addition, the Warren Police Department received $39,000 from the Traffic Safety Office for similar programs.
Township officials to meet on water petitions
SOUTHINGTON - The Southington Water District will hold a public meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the township hall to meet with officials from Southington, Champion and Warren townships to discuss water service petitions.
Weathersfield sets network meeting
WEATHERSFIELD - Weathersfield trustees will facilitate the first township business development network at 6 p.m. today at the township administration building, 1451 Prospect St.
Trustees last month established the business development initiative.
Trustees have said the network will consist of township businesses and township residents who own businesses outside the township to meet monthly to exchange ideas, and to attract new businesses.