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Thur. 12:30 p.m.: Motorist crashes into downtown Warren building

WARREN - A motorist crashed his Ford Explorer moments ago into the side of a building at the corner of Elm Road and East Market Street in downtown Warren. The elderly male driver, who has not yet been identified, was attempting to turn onto Elm Road from East Market Street when he struck the ...

Thur. 4 p.m.: Senate votes to confirm Haspel as 1st female CIA director

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate confirmed Gina Haspel today as the first female director of the CIA following a difficult nomination process that reopened an emotional debate about brutal interrogation techniques in one of the darkest chapters in the spy agency's history. The 54-45 vote split ...

Thur. 4:30 p.m.: School bus collides with truck, killing teacher and student

MOUNT OLIVE, N.J. (AP) — A school bus taking children on a field trip to a New Jersey historic site collided with a dump truck today, ripping the bus apart and killing a teacher and student, officials said. The crash left the bus lying on its side on the guardrail of Interstate 80 in Mount ...

Mon. 1 p.m.: Dozens killed in Gaza as US Embassy opens in Jerusalem

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli soldiers shot and killed at least 52 Palestinians during mass protests along the Gaza border today. It was the deadliest day there since a devastating 2014 cross-border war and cast a shadow over Israel's festive inauguration of the new U.S. Embassy in ...

Mon. 3 p.m.: Supreme Court makes sports betting a possibility nationwide

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court today gave its go-ahead for states to allow gambling on sports across the nation, striking down a federal law that barred betting on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states. The justices voted 6-3 to strike down the Professional and ...

Fri. 11:24 a.m.: Appeals court overturns conviction in Ohio corruption case

CLEVELAND (AP) - An Ohio appeals court has vacated the conviction of an attorney accused of promising to quash a corruption investigation in exchange for help getting elected county prosecutor saying his trial was held in the wrong county. The 8th District Court of Appeals in a ruling ...

Fri. 11:34 a.m.: Nugent returns to Packard

WARREN - Ted Nugent returns to Packard Music Hall on July 10. The Motor City Madman, who headlined the Warren venue last August, is best known for such songs as "Free for All," "Cat Scratch Fever," "Stranglehold" and "Great White Buffalo." Tickets for the 8 p.m. show range from $29.50 to ...

Fri. 11:51 a.m.: Infante given 10 years in prison

WARREN - Ex-Niles Mayor Ralph Infante was sentenced to 10 years in prison today after his conviction on 22 of 32 counts in his political corruption and gambling trial. Infante, 62, wearing an orange jumpsuit given to inmates in the Trumbull County Jail, asked the court for forgiveness and said ...

Fri. 2:04 p.m.: Ex-Niles Auditor Chuck Nader given three years probation

WARREN - Former Niles auditor Charles Nader was sentenced today to three years probation on a felony charge of theft in office and two misdemeanor charges of misrepresentation by a public employee. He faced a maximum 18 months in prison. Nader was a co-defendant in the political corruption ...

Thu. 10:37 a.m.: Audit: Ohio e-school inflated time students spent learning

COLUMBUS (AP) - The state auditor says Ohio's then-largest online charter school inflated the amount of time students spent learning by failing to deduct the time students were inactive online. An audit released by Republican Auditor Dave Yost Thursday also said the Electronic Classroom of ...

Thu. 12:29 p.m.: Summit is set: Trump-Kim to meet June 12 in Singapore

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump will meet with North Korea's Kim Jong Un in Singapore on June 12, Trump announced Thursday, hours after suggesting that the release of three Americans held in the North heralded a potential breakthrough toward denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula. "We ...

Wed. 10:42 a.m.: Police investigate hidden camera inside hospital restroom

MEDINA (AP) - A hidden camera has been found inside an employee-only restroom at a northeast Ohio hospital. A staff member at Cleveland Clinic Medina Hospital found the camera disguised as a wall charger April 14. Police say it's unclear how long the miniature spy camera was inside the ...

Wed. 3 p.m.: Detainees freed in North Korea, returning to US with Pompeo

WASHINGTON (AP) - Three Americans detained in North Korea for more than a year are on their way back to the U.S. with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, President Donald Trump announced Wednesday in the latest sign of improving relations between the two longtime adversary nations. Trump said on ...

Tue. 7:50 p.m.: Fuda leads Pompili-Baumiller for Dem. nod for commissioner

WARREN - Early returns from the Trumbull County Board of election show Frank Fuda, incumbent Trumbull County commissioner, has a sizeable lead over her challenger for the Democratic party nod. Fuda of Niles has 74 percent of the vote to 26 percent of Lisha Pompili-Baumiller of Hubbard, who is ...

Tue. 7:54 p.m.: Bluedorn leads Pico in judge’s race

WARREN - Warren attorney Sam Bluedorn has a 22 point advantage over Jack Pico, magistrate in Trumbull County Family Court, for a judge's seat in the court, early returns from the Trumbull County Board of Elections show. Bluedorn has 61 percent of the vote to Pico's 39 percent. The two are ...

Tue. 8 p.m.: Niles school levy failing

NILES - A 5.85-mill additional levy for Niles City Schools that would keep the district from going further in debt is losing by a large margin, early returns show. The Trumbull County Elections Board is reporting the 10-year levy is failing 73 percent to 27 percent.

Tue. 8:48 p.m.: Fuda keeps 50-point edge

WARREN - Incumbent Trumbull County Commissioner Frank Fuda is maintaining his 50 point lead over challenger for the Democratic party nod, Lisha Pompili-Baumiller, according to the latest returns from the Trumbull County Board of Elections. Fuda of Niles has gotten 74 percent of the vote to ...

Tue. 8:51 p.m.: Bluedorn keeps strong lead for judge’s seat

WARREN ä Warren attorney is maintaining a solid lead over Jack Pico in the race for the Democratic nomination for a seat on Trumbull County Family court. According to the latest returns from the Trumbull County Board of Elections, Bluedown has 60 percent of the vote to 40 percent for Pico, ...