Bradley Brownlee Road closing extended
FOWLER - Bradley Brownlee Road in Fowler between Stoddard Hayes Road and Sodom Hutchings Road will be closed through Tuesday for culvert replacement.
The Trumbull County Engineer's Office previously said the project would be complete today, but due to weather conditions and a need for more work, the closing has been extended.
The recommended detour for motorists is south on Sodom Hutchings, west on Everett Cortland Hull Road and north on state Route 193.
Bazetta trustees to meet on collective bargaining
BAZETTA - Township trustees have scheduled a special meeting for 9 a.m. today at the administration building to discuss collective bargaining matters.
Tickets are on sale for Taste of Home
Tickets are on sale now for the annual Taste of Home cooking school sponsored by the Tribune Chronicle. The event will take place Oct. 8 at the W.D. Packard Music Hall, 1703 Mahoning Ave. N.W., Warren.
Along with the chance to win a door prize, those who buy a ticket at $10 for general admission can win a table-top KitchenAid mixer if they donate a nonperishable food item at the door.
Goodie bags full of coupons and more also will be offered to all attendees and include a cookbook with the recipes featured in the day's presentation, led by culinary specialist chef Eric Villegas.
For more information or to buy tickets, contact Sue Shafer at 330-841-1696 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Three people arrested on kidnapping charges
YOUNGSTOWN - Two men, including one acquitted of rape in March, and a 16-year-old boy are facing charges that say they kidnapped a man at gunpoint and held him in a Youngstown home for two days and threatened to kill him if he tried to leave.
Stacey Rice, 23, and Kenneth Hubbard, 33, were being held Thursday night in the Mahoning County Jail on suspicion of kidnapping and aggravated robbery, according to WYTV 33 News.
The duo and a 16-year-old boy were arrested early Thursday on the charges.
Rice, who was acquitted of rape five months ago, was caught dangling from a bed sheet hanging from the second floor of 330 W. Earle Ave., police reports state. Hubbard slammed the door on an officer, catching him between the door and frame.
A 33-year-old Austintown man flagged down an officer about 4:15 a.m. Thursday, stating he'd just escaped from the home and that people were searching for him. He told police that he was accused of owing Rice money.
Rice, according to court records, was acquitted in March by a jury of five counts of rape and kidnapping. He was convicted of cocaine trafficking in 2010. Hubbard was convicted of domestic violence in July.
Man convicted of rape indicted on new charge
YOUNGSTOWN - A Youngstown man previously convicted of raping a 7-year-old girl was indicted Thursday by a Mahoning County grand jury on a new rape charge.
Gollin Freeman, 38, of 36 Hilton Ave., was indicted on a first-degree felony rape charge and sexual predator specifications.
Freeman is not yet in custody, according to WYTV 33 News
Freeman, according to the indictment, raped a woman April 26.
Court records say Freeman was sentenced to nine years in prison in 2002 after he pleaded guilty to a first-degree felony count rape that alleged he had sexual contact with a 7-year-old girl in March 1999.