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Tue., 1:40 a.m.: Ex-President Carter to have surgery

ATLANTA (AP) — Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was admitted to a hospital on Monday evening for a surgery to relieve pressure on his brain, caused by bleeding due to his recent falls, his spokeswoman said. The procedure is scheduled for this morning at Emory University Hospital, Deanna ...

Thu. 1 p.m.: UAW / GM contract lets Lordstown close

DETROIT (AP) - A tentative four year contract with striking General Motors gives workers a mix of pay raises, lump sum payments and an $11,000 signing bonus and allows the automaker to proceed with closing its assembly plant in Lordstown. Also in return, the contracts allows GM to move on ...

Wed. 11:47 a.m.: GM and union reach tentative deal that could end strike

DETROIT (AP) — The United Auto Workers and General Motors have reached a tentative contract agreement that could end a monthlong strike that brought the automaker's U.S. factories to a standstill. The deal was hammered out Wednesday but it won't immediately end the strike by more than 49,000 ...

Sun. 6:18 p.m.: Trump, Carson cancel visit

WARREN - Ivanka Trump and Ben Carson are not coming Monday to Youngstown. The advisor and daughter of President Donald Trump and the secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development canceled the trip because of the mass shooting Sunday in Dayton. The tour was expected to ...

Thu. 8:39 a.m.: Pedestrian hit, killed by train in Newton Township

NEWTON TOWNSHIP — A pedestrian was hit and killed by a train late Wednesday on railroad tracks off Newton Falls Bailey Road behind the township building, according to police reports. The CSX's train's engineer called emergency crews about 11 p.m., according to the Trumbull County 911 ...

Wed. 11:54 a.m.: Trump: GM Lordstown plant will build trucks

LORDSTOWN — General Motors is selling its Lordstown assembly plant to Workhouse to build electric trucks, President Donald Trump just tweeted. The deal is pending union agreement, according to the president. Trump added that GM will invest $700 million in three locations that will create ...

Fri. 11:21 a.m.: Warren’s marijuana dispensary opens for business

WARREN — The first medical marijuana dispensary in Trumbull and Mahoning counties is open for business. The store, gLeaf Medical Cannabis on Youngstown Road SE, formally opened at 10 a.m. today after have a soft launch earlier this week. It served pre-scheduled customers starting Tuesday and ...

Mon. 2:08 p.m.: Couple found dead in Niles home

NILES — Police at this hour are removing two bodies from a home at 541 Henry St. SE in what is being described as an apparent murder-suicide. Police were called to the home shortly before noon by the son of the deceased couple. He told police that he hadn't heard from his parents in a while, ...

Thu. 11:56 a.m.: License granted to medical marijuana dispensary in Warren

WARREN - The Ohio Board of Pharmacy today announced the medical marijuana dispensary in Warren was awarded its certificate to operate. The license for gLeaf Medical Cannabis, 2932 Youngstown Warren Road, is the 13th in Ohio the board, which oversees dispensaries, has awarded. The facility is ...

Wed. 3:30 p.m.: Final Cruze rolls off line in Lordstown

LORDSTOWN - The final Chevy Cruze rolled off the GM Lordstown production line around 2:45 p.m. today. Nearly 200 people, including UAW Local 1112 members, family, friends and supporters, gathered outside the Lordstown assembly plant along Ellsworth-Bailey Road near the Ohio turnpike exit ...

Tue. 12:44 a.m.: UAW sues GM over Lordstown

Tribune Chronicle WARREN — United Auto Workers International today filed a lawsuit against General Motors claiming the automaker is violating terms of an agreement with the union by "unallocating" three U.S. plants, including Lordstown, before the UAW's contract expires in September. The ...

Tue. 3:14a.m.: Warren Power Outage

Due to the power outage in downtown Warren delivery of the Tribune Chronicle will be delayed for the New Year's Day edition.

Mon. 11:53 a.m.: UPDATE 12:19 p.m.: YSU on lockdown after man pulls gun

YOUNGSTOWN --- Youngstown State University, St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital and the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County remain on lockdown this afternoon as police continue to search for a man who pulled a gun on the college campus late this morning. The gunman, described by the ...

Mon. 11:08 a.m. UPDATE: County prepares for life without GM Lordstown

Trumbull County officials are beginning to plan for life with a General Motors plant in Lordstown. GM announced this morning that there is no new car coming to Lordstown and that in March, employees would be laid off. Dave Green, president of United Auto Workers Local 1112, said, "General ...

Mon. 10:44 a.m.: UPDATE – GM confirms that Lordstown plant will be laid off

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors will lay off 14,700 factory and white-collar workers in North America and put five plants up for possible closure — including in Lordstown — as it restructures to cut costs and focus more on autonomous and electric vehicles. The reduction includes 8,100 ...

Mon. 10 a.m.: Workers told that General Motors Lordstown to close in March

LORDSTOWN - Workers inside the General Motors Lordstown plant were told this morning the local plant will be closing early next year, according to a worker who asked not to be identified. Word came on the heels of an announcement that GM would be closing a Canadian plant, which would be part ...

Wed. 4:55 p.m. One of Raymond Fifes killers dies in prison

GRAFTON -- Timothy Combs, one of the men convicted in the September 1985 slaying of 12-year-old Raymond Fife, has died in prison, according to the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections. Combs, 50, died at the Grafton Correctional Institute on Friday. A cause of death has not been ...

Wed. 3:37 p.m.: Jeff Sessions resigns as attorney general at Trump’s request

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned today as the country's chief law enforcement officer after enduring more than a year of blistering and personal attacks over his recusal from the Russia investigation. Sessions announced his resignation in a letter to President Donald ...

Update: Tues. 6:10 p.m.: Power out for 21 precincts, but voting continues

WARREN - Power at 21 voting precinct locations in Trumbull County was lost this afternoon, but voting continues with the use of generators and paper ballots, said Stephanie Penrose, executive director of the Trumbull County Board of Elections. Generators have been placed in five of the ...