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Coroner confirms Warren teen’s death

WARREN — The death of a Warren teen shot Saturday night at River Run Apartments was confirmed Wednesday by the Mahoning County Coroner’s Office. Jermaine Croff, 16, died 9:35 a.m. Tuesday, the coroner’s report states. An autopsy is pending. The teen had been flown by helicopter from ...

Niles father sentenced in abuse case

WARREN — A father accused of abuse told a Trumbull County judge on Wednesday he would do things differently. Jason E. Gibson, 43, of Spring Avenue, Niles, was sentenced to nine months in prison by Judge W. Wyatt McKay, who told the defendant he was going to get a minimum sentence after he ...

Youngstown group drops part of claim in congressional maps lawsuit

The three African-American Youngstown residents seeking to invalidate the new congressional map for disenfranchising black voters in the Mahoning Valley agreed to drop claims of constitutional violations in their federal lawsuit. But they refuse to dismiss assertions the map violates the ...

Blueprint waterline extension to proceed in Southington

WARREN — An extension of the Blueprint to Prosperity waterline in Southington is set to break ground June 13 after Trumbull County commissioners gave the project a final OK on Wednesday. The roughly half-mile, $207,225 waterline will tie in Allen Way Farm, 410 Helsey Fusselman Road, a ...

New Mathews athletic complex sees progress

VIENNA — The old press box and bleachers at the Mathews Local School District athletic complex have been demolished and work has begun on extensive improvements at the site. Workers with Omerzo Construction were at the site Wednesday removing what was left of the building and bleachers as ...

Vienna man gets prison term in auto part theft

WARREN — A co-defendant in a heist of a catalytic converter in Niles last December was given a 12-month prison sentence on Wednesday. David Zadai, 35, who has addresses in Vienna and Champion, pleaded guilty to charges of breaking and entering, vandalism and theft connected to the Niles ...