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Armed men in eastern Ukraine open fire on crowd

A man tries to help a dead pro-Russia man in Krasnoarmeisk, Ukraine, Sunday, May 11, 2014. Although the voting in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions appeared mostly peaceful, Ukrainian national guardsmen opened fire on a crowd outside a town hall in Krasnoarmeisk, and an official...

Rare “Mono Mono” Newborn Twins Doing Well In Ohio

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Newborn twins with a rare condition are reportedly doing well in a northeast Ohio hospital. The identical twin girls share the same amniotic (AM’-nee-ah-tik) sac and placenta. That’s called monoamniotic, or “mono (MAH’-noh) mono.”...
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Fallen support frame mistaken for gunshots at mall

This photo provided by Brittany Berdy shows a car fire that authorities believe may have led to reports of gunshots that forced them to evacuate the Garden State Plaza mall in Paramus, N.J., Saturday, May 10, 2014. New Jersey State Police Capt. Stephen Jones said that police have...

Tree-eating Beetles Disrupt Ohio Nature Preserve

SHILOH, Ohio (AP) — A tree-eating beetle has destroyed hundreds of ash trees in a northern Ohio nature preserve, state officials say. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources, working with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, has cut down some of the ash trees infested with the...

Ohio’s Largest Park To Get Improvements

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Officials say improvements will be made to Ohio’s largest state park thanks to more than $88 million in state funding. The director of Ohio’s Department of Natural Resources says improvements at Salt Fork State Park in Cambridge will include...

Old Friends Bond Through Dominoes Competition

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Though a bit dejected by two straight losses in dominoes, Richard Sullivan readily relinquished his spot at the corner booth inside the White Castle on E. 5th Avenue. “I’ve got to wake up,” said the 67-year-old resident of the Linden...

Thieves Break Into President Garfield Monument

CLEVELAND (AP) — Police in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, say thieves broke into the monument of President James A. Garfield and stole a set of commemorative spoons. Northeast Ohio Media Group ( ) reports that someone broke in at historic Lakeview Cemetery by shattering a window in the...

MMA Fighter Taken To Hospital After Ohio Bout

CINCINNATI (AP) — A mixed martial arts fighter was taken out on a stretcher at the end of a Saturday night fight and then to a hospital for evaluation in Cincinnati. Ultimate Fighting Championship president Dana White told reporters soon after the fight that Erick Silva would be...

Developer Plans New Hotel In Downtown Akron

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The developer of downtown Akron’s first new hotel in decades says it should be completed by next summer. Work on the new Courtyard by Marriott is just getting underway. The $20 million hotel will have about 150 rooms along with banquet and conference...
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Manchester City wins Premier League title

Manchester City’s Vincent Kompany, right, celebrates after scoring against West Ham during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and West Ham United at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England, Sunday, May 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira) Manchester...