Finalists Announced In Ohio APME Newspaper Contest

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — DIVISION II, Newspapers with daily circulation of 8,000 to 12,999 Best Use of Social Media: J.D. Pooley, The (Bowling Green) Sentinel-Tribune; Emily Maddern, The (Newark) Advocate; Kurt Snyder, The (Newark) Advocate. Best Headline Writer: Ann Kamody, The...

Another Winter Wallop: Cold, Snow, Ice Again For Much Of US

A wide swath of the country was shivering in freezing, record-breaking temperatures while other areas were expecting more winter precipitation Tuesday. A mix of snow, sleet, rain and freezing rain was expected in parts of the southern Plains and the South, where school districts...

Browns Roll Out ‘new’ Logo With Modified Helmet Colors

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The Browns have unveiled a new primary logo, and it’s not much different than the old one. The only NFL team without a logo decal on its helmet, Cleveland’s main logo remains its iconic helmet though with a brighter orange and a brown facemask. The...

Browns Roll Out ‘new’ Logo With Modified Helmet Colors

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The Browns have unveiled a new primary logo, and it’s not much different than the old one. The only NFL team without a logo decal on its helmet, Cleveland’s main logo remains its iconic helmet though with a brighter orange and a brown facemask. The...

Cleveland Police Chief’s Brother Dies After Shooting

CLEVELAND (AP) — A spokesman says the brother of Cleveland’s police chief was fatally shot in a residential area on the city’s east side. The man found dead early Tuesday was identified by the Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County Medical Examiner’s Office as...

Macy’s Offers Cautious Annual Profit Outlook

NEW YORK (AP) — Macy’s delivered a disappointing full-year profit outlook Tuesday as the department store chain reported sluggish sales for the holiday quarter. The department store chain, which also operates the upscale Bloomingdale’s chain, has been a standout among...

Fires Kill 15 Children In Ohio In 2014, 11 So Far This Year

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Fires killed 15 children in Ohio last year and have claimed at least 11 young lives in just the first two months of 2015, according to the state fire marshal’s office. Many factors affect those statistics, but the chief of the state Bureau of Fire...

Several Hospitalized, 1 Dead After Ohio Senior Center Fire

CLEVELAND (AP) — One person has died and several have been hospitalized after an overnight fire at a northeast Ohio senior living facility. Staff and residents were evacuated when the fire broke out early Tuesday morning at the Alpha Phi Alpha Housing Estates building on...

Macy’s 4Q Earnings Slip 2 Pct But Top Analyst Expectations

Macy’s fourth-quarter net income slipped 2 percent as the retailer paid off some debt early and saw expenses rise, but its bottom line beat Wall Street expectations. The department store operator says it earned $793 million, or $2.26 per share, in the quarter that ended...

Snow, Cold Leave Northeast Ohio Communities Short On Salt

CLEVELAND (AP) — Communities in northeast Ohio say they’re running short on road salt amid this winter’s snow and cold temperatures. The Northeast Ohio Media Group reports ( ) some cities like Chagrin Falls and North Ridgeville have waited weeks for hundreds of tons...