Niles man pleads to reduced charges

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WARREN — A Niles man originally charged with two rape counts has pleaded guilty to reduced charges connected to a Nov. 22, 2020, incident at a Weathersfield home. David J. Kennedy, 33, of Nebraska Avenue, pleaded guilty to charges of felonious assault and sexual imposition. Trumbull County ...

Girard man convicted for lengthy police chase

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WARREN -- A Girard man on Wednesday was convicted of felony charges linked to a lengthy April 1 police chase this year that ended with a crash across from the Cortland Police Department. David T. Evans, 40, 711 N. Highland Ave., Apt. 2, pleaded guilty to charges of failure to comply with the ...

Brown sponsors drug detection device bill

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U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown is sponsoring bipartisan legislation that would provide funding to state and local law enforcement agencies to purchase devices to detect and identify dangerous drugs such as fentanyl. The POWER Act is similar to the INTERDICT Act that Brown, D-Cleveland, and others ...

Austintown man pleads guilty in Liberty child rape case

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WARREN -- An Austintown man, already serving a federal sentence on child pornography charges, on Wednesday pleaded guilty in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court to a host of felony charges in a girl's sexual assault in Liberty Township. The child was 3 at the time of the late 2018 and early ...

Home where man was shot to death burglarized

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YOUNGSTOWN -- A woman living in the Russell Avenue home where a man was killed by gunfire early Monday reported that the home was broken into and items were stolen or broken. The woman said the break-in happened later Monday or early Tuesday. She had left the West Side home about 8 p.m. ...