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Thu. 9:25 a.m.: Explosives training to boom today at 910th Airlift Wing

VIENNA — A series of large explosions may be heard today from the Youngstown Air Reserve Station. The 910th Airlift Wing is conducting explosive ordnance training between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. today, according to Senior Master Sgt. Bob Barko Jr., superintendent of the 910th Airlift Wing public ...

UPDATE: Newton Falls finds water break location

NEWTON FALLS -- Village residents and police were asked to help locate a water main break this afternoon in the community that was found and helped prevent loss of water. Village Manager David Lynch posted on the village's Facebook page that the break had been located after Chuck Lane of the ...

Face masks mandated in Trumbull, six other counties.

WARREN - Gov. Mike DeWine today had the Ohio Department of Health order seven counties, including Trumbull, to mandate that people there wear a face mask when in public effective at 6 p.m. Wednesday. The seven counties are designated as Level 3 (red) high-risk areas for COVID-19. The order ...

4 p.m. Wed: River Rock season canceled

Less than 50 hours before the gates were supposed to open for the first River Rock at the Amp concert of the summer at Warren Community Amphitheatre, Sunrise Entertainment announced the season has been canceled. A post on Facebook around 3:30 p.m. today says, “ With great disappointment, ...

Sun. 9:35 p.m.: Authorities disperse crowd in Youngstown

YOUNGSTOWN — Youngstown police, about a dozen troopers from the Ohio State Highway patrol, Other officers, and officers in Mahoning County‘s armored, SWAT vehicle have dispersed a crowd of protesters from downtown. The biggest collection of police vehicles was on Commerce Street behind the ...

Bishop Murry submits resignation

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Youngstown announced Tuesday that Bishop George V. Murry, has submitted to Pope Francis his resignation from the office of diocesan bishop for reasons of ill health. Diagnosed with a form of acute leukemia, in April 2018, Murry underwent intensive chemo therapy ...

Health emergency delays Tuesday’s primary

Don't plan on voting today. Gov. Mike DeWine announced late Monday that Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Acton is closing the polls as a statewide health emergency. That declaration came after hours of uncertainty and scrambling among the DeWine administration, a Franklin County ...

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 ...