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Man has severe injuries
Police are trying to figure out how a man ended up at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital on Wednesday with injuries so severe he had to have his spleen removed. Reports said officers were called to the hospital about 3 p.m., where reports said he was taken to the hospital by paramedics earlier in the day from a West Side home in the 100 block of North Hazelwood Avenue.
Report: Ex beat woman
Reports said a Chicago Avenue woman Wednesday was covered in cuts, bruises and mud after she was beaten by an ex-boyfriend. Officers were called about 3:15 p.m. to the 23-year-old victim’s home, where she said the boyfriend got upset after she said she didn’t want to get back together with him, so he picked her up, threw her off the porch, slammed her into the driveway several times and into the hood of his car. The victim was covered in mud and had bruises and cuts on her face, shoulders and head, reports said. Reports said she declined medical treatment but did want to press charges.
Road opening, closure
Trumbull County Engineer Randy L. Smith announced that Warner Road (County Highway 43) in Vienna and Brookfield Townships is open after being closed since April 8; and Cadwallader-Sonk Road in Fowler Township will be closed June 4-15 between Ridge Road and state Route 193. The recommended detour is North on Ridge, east on state Route 305 and south on Route 193.
Robbed during drug buy
A 33-year-old man told police he was robbed of $90 Wednesday while trying to buy drugs behind a building at 25 Market St. Police were called about 9:30 a.m. to the downtown address, where the victim said he was about to give some money to a man he knows as “Ace” when Ace grabbed all of his money and ran away. Police could not find Ace, reports said.
A Youngstown man’s alleged attempt to steal Blu-ray discs from Walmart landed him on the wrong side of a township police officer’s stun device. Officers responded to the store about 10:40 p.m. Wednesday after they received a call about a person concealing merchandise in his pants, according to a police report. That man was Vincent Stennis, 27, of Republic Avenue. When officers approached Stennis, he tried to run from them, the report said. They ultimately subdued him with a stun device. Stennis faces misdemeanor charges of theft, resisting arrest and obstructing official business. He also had a warrant for possession of dangerous drugs.
Diamond N. Scott, 23, of Jefferson Street Southwest, and Caylan Q. Jones, 30, of Tod Avenue are to be arraigned today in Warren Municipal Court in an incident Wednesday in which they are accused of driving vehicles at a group of other people. Scott is charged with felony complicity and misdemeanor child endangering. Jones is charged with misdemeanor criminal damaging and child endangering. Police said three people fled in their vehicle from the south side of Warren after Scott tried to hit them in her car with her 3-month-old son inside. Jones then is accused of trying to hit them and another male at a home in the 900 block of Tod Avenue Northwest with Scott and her son as passengers. Charges were filed Thursday morning. The child was taken into temporary custody by Trumbull County Children Services.
Touch a Truck event
The City of Niles Wellness Center, 213 Sharkey Drive, presents the second Touch a Truck from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The event will feature some of the area’s safety vehicles. The public is invited to attend the free event.
An experimental aircraft flown by astronaut Neil Armstrong has returned to the museum housing it after a renovation. The rare aircraft has been a fixture at the Armstrong Air and Space Museum in the western Ohio city of Wapakoneta, where Armstrong grew up. The plane known as an F5D Skylancer underwent a makeover for the past several months by Copley, Ohio-based Thomarios, a construction and coatings company that also specializes in historic aircraft renovation.
Salem woman killed
Police are investigating the shooting death Thursday of a Salem woman as a homicide until the cause of death is officially established, according to 21 WFMJ-TV, The Vindicator’s broadcast partner. Police would not release additional information about the incident until this morning.
Man burns garage
Authorities say an Ohio homeowner trying to kill troublesome weeds with a torch has burned down his garage. The garage held tools and appliances. Fire officials are calling it an accident.