Kid Rock coming
to the Covelli Centre
Kid Rock will bring his "Rebel Soul" Tour to Youngstown's Covelli Centre for a 7 p.m. show on March 25.
Rock's ''Rebel Soul'' CD was released last week. The lead single is ''Let It Ride,'' which Rock will perform at the ''WWE Tribute to the Troops'' special that airs Wednesday on the USA Network.
Buckcherry and Hellbound Glory will open for Rock in Youngstown. Tickets are $85, $69, $59 and $49 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at Ticketmaster or by calling 800-745-3000.
School sings for shooting, hurricane victims
YOUNGSTOWN - Parents and members of the community are invited to a Christmas concert today.
A local elementary school has dedicated its annual "Home for Christmas" to the victims of Superstorm Sandy and the families of the school shooting in Connecticut.
The performance will be held at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. today at Harding Elementary School, 1903 Cordova Ave.
Performances will include K-4 students and the Intermediate V Chorus performing solos and ensembles of traditional Christmas carols as well as readings.
Santa Claus will be in attendance with candy canes donated by Spangler. For more information, call 330-744-7517.
Officials: North Side Walgreens robbed
YOUNGSTOWN - Police reports state two men got away with $150 cash from Walgreens, 2560 Belmont Ave., about 11:35 p.m. Sunday.
Reports stated three employees were in the front of the store when two men, one of them with a gun, walked in and told the employees to open the register.
The man not holding the gun walked behind the counter, took the money and the two ran out the door, reports stated.
Police: Robbers get chain, clothes from man
YOUNGSTOWN - Police say a pair of robbers took a chain, $15 in cash and forced their victim to take off his clothes late Sunday.
Desuan Williams, 19, told police he had just left the McDonald's restaurant on Fifth Avenue when two men appeared out of the bushes, one of them holding a gun, and told him to take off his clothes.
Williams complied and the robbers took the chain and cash as well as a watch before running away. Williams ran to the Youngstown State University police station, where city police were called.
His clothes were found at the entrance to the education building on the YSU campus.
Man pleads not guilty
in theft of vehicle
WARREN - A 42-year-old Niles man remained in Trumbull County Jail after pleading not-guilty Monday to charges of kidnapping and grand theft in connection with taking a car that contained a child sleeping in the back seat.
Bond for Ross Francis, 162 Robbins Ave., remained at $150,000 and his case was assigned to Common Pleas Judge Peter Kontos, who arraigned the defendant and set a trial date for April.
Francis is accused of stealing a 2007 sliver Chevrolet Impala Oct. 11 that was parked at 512 John St. in Niles. The car's owner, Michael Babuka Jr., had parked at the residence with his son, Michael Babuka III, 3, still inside the car. Warren Police Officer Ben Harrell arrested Francis the next day in Lordstown.