Report: Ford plans job cuts to boost profits

DETROIT (AP) — The Wall Street Journal reports that Ford Motor Co. is planning substantial job cuts in order to boost profits and raise its stock price. The newspaper says the cuts would target salaried employees and would reduce Ford’s global headcount by an...

Couple, 5 Kids, Family Dog Die In House Fire; Cause Unknown

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A couple and their five children died Monday in an early morning house fire. A relative identified those killed as 35-year-old Dennis Huggins, 38-year-old Angela Boggs, 14-year-old Jered Boggs, 6-year-old Daisia Huggins, 5-year-old Kylle Huggins, 3-year-old...

Monday’s Scores

Akr. Ellet 6, Warren Howland 0 Beloit W. Branch 3, Niles McKinley 0 Chagrin Falls 10, Ravenna 0 Cuyahoga Falls CVCA 1, Peninsula Woodridge 0 Marietta 3, Washington C.H. 1 Waterford 11, Mowrystown Whiteoak 1

The Latest: Family Says 2 Adults, 5 Children Died In Fire

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on a house fire in Akron that killed seven people (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Family members say a couple and their five children died in early morning house fire in Akron. Relatives identified the victims as 35-year-old Dennis Huggins, 38-year-old...

The Latest: Police: Human head belonged to mother of suspect

AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on the stabbing at Oregon grocery store by a man apparently carrying a human head (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Police have confirmed that the severed head of a woman brought into an Oregon grocery store before a...

Report: Ohio Chief Died Exiting Car At Nursing Home Shooting

NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — The police chief slain by a gunman who killed two others in a nursing home last week died from a single shotgun wound as he got out of his car, a coroner said Monday. Steven Eric Disario, chief of the Kirkersville police department, was killed in an alley...

7 People Killed In Fire At Home Near Possible Arson Site

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An early morning fire killed seven people in a home a block from where two others were killed last year in a fire investigated as a possible arson. The Akron fire chief would not say how many of the dead in Monday’s fire were adults or children, but news...

Man holding human head stabs store clerk; mother found dead

AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus ESTACADA, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man killed his mother on Mother’s Day at a rural Oregon home, then showed up at a grocery store in a nearby town carrying what appeared to be a human head and began stabbing a checkout clerk before being...
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No laughing matter: writer claims Conan O'Brien stole jokes

AP Photo/Charles Krupa LOS ANGELES (AP) — If the best jokes are stolen, the best comedians don’t think it’s a laughing matter when they’re accused of ripping off material. That’s why Conan O’Brien is vigorously defending himself from plagiarism...

Death in Vegas raises questions about police restraint move

AP Photo/Joe Cavaretta LAS VEGAS (AP) — The death of an unarmed man after police squeezed his neck during a struggle to subdue him outside a Las Vegas Strip casino raised questions Monday about the risks of the technique designed to restrict the flow of blood to the brain....