Liberty man faces threat charge in Atlanta
AKRON - Marcus Aaron Scissum, 32, of Liberty, will be sent to Georgia, where he will face federal charges alleging he called CNN in Atlanta and threatened to place bombs at various locations on Sept. 11.
Scissum waived a detention hearing Monday in U.S. District Court here.
Struthers man accused of attempted murder
YOUNGSTOWN - A Struthers man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges that he attempted to kill his wife during an October rampage inside the couple's Parkway Street home.
Brian Myers, 26, entered the plea during an arraignment in Mahoning County Court. His $65,000 bond was continued and he is due back in court Dec. 9, according to Tribune Chronicle news partner WYTV 33 News.
Myers is charged with attempted murder, felonious assault, kidnapping and endangering children in connection to a Sept. 27 attack on his wife.
According to police reports, Myers became enraged with his wife over an "improper tax filing." Myers allegedly threw the family's pet dog across the room, held his wife at gunpoint and shot a rifle inside a home where their 10-month-old daughter was sleeping.
Myers took the girl from the home and went to his parent's house in Boardman where he was arrested.
Howland residents get aggregation program
HOWLAND - Howland Township residents are being offered a gas aggregation program beginning in December 2013 to November 2014 billing cycle with Constellation Energy.
The price is $4.49 per thousand cubic feet.
Howland officials said to receive a rate they need to call 800-718-1493.
Submit gratitude for Giving Thanks feature
WARREN - The Tribune Chronicle is continuing its tradition of publishing notes of gratitude for the annual Giving Thanks features over Thanksgiving week.
Good fortune may include things like a steady paycheck, a happy family, a life-changing experience or a special person.
To submit thankful thoughts, use the form published periodically in the Tribune Chronicle and mail to: Tribune Chronicle, attn: Giving Thanks, 240 Franklin St. S.E., Warren OH 44483. Or submit electronically at www.tribtoday.com, click ''VNR: submit your news'' and go to "Giving Thanks"; or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Include your complete name, a phone number (not for publication) and the community in which you reside. Submissions should be limited to 25 words.
Local schools who wish to participate this year are encouraged to send student submissions electronically. After each submission, please list the student's name and grade. Also include the name of the school and community.
Submissions are due at the Tribune Chronicle no later than Nov. 15.