Bond set in stabbing

Bond set in stabbing


Bond was set at $50,000 Tuesday in Niles Municipal Court for Daniel T. Day, 24, of North Main Street, Hubbard, when he was arraigned on a felonious-assault charge.

Day is accused of stabbing a man in the chest early Monday who stopped with his girlfriend along Austintown-Warren Road in Weathersfield Township to try to help Day and a female whose car went into a ditch.

The victim of the stabbing, a man, 39, of Niles, was taken to a hospital but his injuries were not life threatening, police said.

Police found the victim with a puncture wound to the chest after being called to the scene by his girlfriend, who was in the car with him.

Trial set for professor


An acclaimed novelist and Youngstown State University professor accused of hitting his husband has a trial set before Judge Carla J. Baldwin of Youngstown Municipal Court on Feb. 27.

Christopher Barzak, 42, of Overlook Drive, faces a misdemeanor count of domestic violence after his husband told police Barzak punched him twice after an argument in October.

The court has since rescinded a restraining order preventing Barzak from contacting his husband at his husband’s request.

Bullets hit city homes


Reports said no one was injured after two houses were shot at Sunday.

About 5:50 p.m., officers were called to a home in the 3600 block of Neilson Avenue on the South Side, where a man said he was watching television when he heard a crash followed by a a gunshot, Police found a bullet hole in his window and a 9mm bullet in the living room.

About 10 a.m., police were called to a home in the 700 block of Cassius Avenue on the East Side, where a man there told them he had heard a loud sound about 2:45 a.m. followed by something hitting his house. The man checked after he woke up and found a bullet hole in a wall. A spent bullet was also found inside the home, reports said.

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