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Salineville man pleads not guilty to murder

LISBON — A Salineville man charged with aggravated murder in the March 18 shooting death of Mary Ann McGuire pleaded not guilty during arraignment, but his attorney also filed paperwork for a possible insanity plea. Justin Givens, 27, state Route 644, appeared by video from the jail while ...

Valley group wins $250,000 grant

WARREN — The Trumbull County Historical Society will receive nearly $250,000 over three years to digitize some of the larger items in its archives. The federal grant comes from the Institute of Museum and Library Services’ Museums for America program. TCHS will receive $247,100 over the ...

Woman seeks class-action suit against landfill owners

YOUNGSTOWN — A Leavittsburg woman has filed a class-action federal lawsuit against the owners of the LaFarge landfill in Lordstown, claiming the landfill has been negligent in preventing dust and noxious odors from wafting onto neighboring lands. Mary Nagy lives at 998 Center South Road in ...

Police probe 2 threats made against Liberty school district

LIBERTY — The Liberty Local School District had two threats made against it this week that Liberty police are now investigating. The first occurred on Monday, prompting the district to cancel school activities for the day, and the second threat was made Thursday night. In a statement, ...

Trumbull prosecutor’s office gets $495K grant

The Trumbull County Prosecutor’s Office was awarded a $495,152 grant in the latest round of funding from the Ohio Violent Crime Reduction Grant Program. The money, which comes from the state’s American Rescue Plan funding, is given to agencies for retention bonuses and to continue ongoing ...

Monastery in Canfield marks two milestones

CANFIELD — The Society of St. Paul Monastery, 9531 Akron-Canfield Road, this month is marking its 78th anniversary in the Diocese of Youngstown and the dedication and grand opening of its bookstore. Brother Marco Bulgarelli, SSP, said for many who travel U.S. Route 224 in Ellsworth, the ...