Abercrombie Posts Bigger Loss, But Expects Sales To Improve

NEW ALBANY, Ohio (AP) — Abercrombie & Fitch, which is the midst of overhauling its racy image, said it expects sales to improve in the next year. The teen retailer’s shares rose before the market opened Thursday. Abercrombie & Fitch began to shake up its image...

Abercrombie Posts Bigger Loss, But Expects Sales To Improve

NEW ALBANY, Ohio (AP) — Abercrombie & Fitch, which is the midst of overhauling its racy image, said it expects sales to improve in the next year. The teen retailer’s shares rose before the market opened Thursday. Abercrombie & Fitch began to shake up its image...

Express Has Little In The Way Of Retail Blahs In 1Q

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Solid sales growth at Express pushed the clothing retailer beyond Wall Street’s first-quarter expectations and the company boosted its full-year earnings forecast. The company also issued second-quarter earnings guidance above analyst projections and...

Abercrombie Reports 1Q Loss

NEW ALBANY, Ohio (AP) — Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF) on Thursday reported a loss of $63.2 million in its fiscal first quarter. On a per-share basis, the New Albany, Ohio-based company said it had a loss of 91 cents. Losses, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 53 cents per...

Judge Dismisses Case From Ohio Pair Trying To Keep Pet Bear

MEDINA, Ohio (AP) — A judge has dismissed a civil case by a northeast Ohio couple who want to keep their toothless, 41-year-old black bear despite not getting a required state permit. A Medina (meh-DY’-nuh) County judge ruled the court could have jurisdiction to consider an...

Judge Dismisses Case From Ohio Pair Trying To Keep Pet Bear

MEDINA, Ohio (AP) — A judge has dismissed a civil case by a northeast Ohio couple who want to keep their toothless, 41-year-old black bear despite not getting a required state permit. A Medina (meh-DY’-nuh) County judge ruled the court could have jurisdiction to consider an...

SW Ohio City Hit By Tornado Doesn’t Use Warning Sirens

BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (AP) — The southwest Ohio city hit by a tornado this week doesn’t use sirens to warn residents about severe weather, but officials say such an alert might not have been much help because the twister struck quickly and unexpectedly. The National Weather...

FAA Investigates Winter Safety Concerns At Cleveland Airport

CLEVELAND (AP) — A dozen safety-related concerns at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport during the past two winters have prompted further investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration. The Plain Dealer ( ) reports the incidents in question included planes diverting for...

FAA Investigates Winter Safety Concerns At Cleveland Airport

CLEVELAND (AP) — A dozen safety-related concerns at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport during the past two winters have prompted further investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration. The Plain Dealer ( ) reports the incidents in question included planes diverting for...

Girl, 17, Charged In Ohio Fire That Killed Boy, Hurt Another

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A 17-year-old girl has been charged in a northwest Ohio house fire that killed a 14-year-old boy and seriously injured his 13-year-old stepbrother. Toledo police say the girl was taken into custody Wednesday and was being held in juvenile detention on an...