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Cleveland baseball team will be the ‘Guardians’

CLEVELAND (AP) — Known as the Indians since 1915, Cleveland’s Major League Baseball team will be called Guardians. The ballclub announced the name change today with a video on Twitter narrated by actor Tom Hanks, ending months of internal discussions triggered by a national reckoning by ...

Falls council to discuss firing police chief, city manager

NEWTON FALLS - After voting 3-1 this week to fire city manager David Lynch, Newton Falls Village Council now plans to meet again next week to rehash Lynch's termination and also now to discuss the termination of police chief Gene Fixler. Some members of council believe Fixler may have been ...

FirstEnergy to pay $230M in settlement in Ohio bribery case

CINCINNATI (AP) — Federal authorities say Akron-based FirstEnergy Corp. has agreed to a settlement that calls for the company to fully cooperate and pay a $230 million fine. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Cincinnati and the FBI are scheduled to hold a news briefing later Thursday morning on ...

Thu. 10:55 a.m.: Retail services at Southington post office suspended

SOUTHINGTON -- The township post office has temporarily closed its retail operations at 3307 state Route 534 because heavy rain has flooded the lobby and created a safety hazard, according to a news release from the postal service. Customers may access retail services at other locations, ...

Thu. 9:34 a.m.: Unilever chief says company ‘fully committed’ to Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) — The chief executive of Unilever today said the global consumer goods giant remains "fully committed" to doing business in Israel, distancing himself from this week's announcement by the company's Ben & Jerry's ice cream brand to stop serving Israeli settlements in the ...