DETROIT (AP) – General Motors says first-quarter profits fell 86% as a series of recalls dragged down its earnings. The Associated Press reports GM had a net profit of $125 million, the company’s worst quarterly performance since it posted a net loss after leaving bankruptcy protection in 2009. The Detroit automaker said it took a $1.3 billion dollar charge for recalling about 7 million vehicles worldwide. The compan... More>>
University of Akrontrustees aremoving quickly in their search for the next university president, but say theyare under no pressure to act quickly because of competitionfor acandidate also being considered for the president's post at Youngstown State University.The sentiment is echoed by YSUtrustees, whoare expected toreveal soon if the remaining six applicants being considered for president includes former Ohio State and Youngstown State football coach Jim Tressel.The University ofAkronhas cu... More>>
One of the three inmates identified as being involved in a hostage situation at the Trumbull County jail faces criminal charges that could bring the death penalty if convicted. Authorities say that 29-year-old David Martin of Cleveland is awaiting trial for the murder of Jeremy Cole in Warren in October, 2012.Martin was a neighbor of Cole who was shot to death at a home on Oak Circle SW. A woman was also wounded during the crime.The Trumbull County Grand Jury handed up a ten count
This Saturday will mark the 30th anniversary of the devastating fire that led to the closing of the Idora Amusement Park. Glenn Stevens took a look back at Idora Park's history and the memories it made for generations. More>>
Following the five hour hostage situation at the Trumbull County jail that ended with the safe release of a corrections guard taken hostage by 3 inmates, Trumbull County Sheriff Tom Altiere spoke to 21 News. More>>
Trumbull County begins a search for summer job applicants next month.The Trumbull County Department of Job and Family Services says the 2014 Summer Youth Program will serve economically disadvantaged youth between the ages of 15 through 24. The program will run from June 16, 2014 to August 8. Youth selected for participation in the program will be paid $8.00 per hour and will work 30 hours per week. Applicants must apply in person and be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, if under age... More>>
The Ohio State Highway Patrol has cited a Trumbull County Sheriff's deputy in connection with a crash that occurred during a police pursuit. Trooperstell 21 News that64-year-old Sheriff's Major Harold Firster has been citedwith failure toyield while making a left turn.Firsterreceived minor injuries on April 4 when his pickup truck was struck by a tractor trailer on US Route 422. The patrol says that the semi ran into Firster's truck after it made a left turn into the crossover at Anderson Ant... More>>
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