HK opens exhibit to honor kung fu star Bruce Lee

HONG KONG (AP) — The late superstar Bruce Lee is best-known for the kung fu skills he displayed in his movies, but his daughter hopes that more people take the effort to understand his teachings and life philosophy.…

Spider-Man swoops into Comic-Con in full regalia

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Spider-Man himself made an appearance at Comic-Con, scaling nearby hotels to swoop into a panel in the San Diego Convention Center’s largest exhibition hall. Andrew Garfield, who plays the web-slinging superhero in “The Amazing…

China detains city workers after fruit seller dies

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say six urban management officers in south-central China have been detained by police on suspicion of intentionally harming others after a watermelon vendor died in a conflict with the city code enforcers.…

Japan upper house vote to set ruling bloc’s power

TOKYO (AP) — Candidates were making final appeals to Japanese voters ahead of Sunday’s upper house elections that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling coalition is expected to easily win. With the economy picking up, many people are giving…

Jamie Foxx backs Trayvon Martin’s mom ‘forever’

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Hours after President Barack Obama delivered remarks about Trayvon Martin and the George Zimmerman trial, Jamie Foxx and Samuel L. Jackson addressed the racially charged case at Comic-Con in San Diego. Foxx was at…

Colombian rebels say they’re holding US ex-soldier

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia’s main rebel movement says it has been holding a former U.S. serviceman for nearly a month and is offering to release him to a humanitarian commission. The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia identifies…

Obama’s remarks on race resonate with many

MIAMI (AP) — When President Barack Obama told the nation on Friday that slain black teenager Trayvon Martin could have been him 35 years ago, many black Americans across the nation nodded their head in silent understanding. Like…
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Preps intensify for WaterFire

Friday night was a practice run for WaterFire Sharon, which will take place Aug. 3 as part of a Sharon art festival. …

Boat rolls backward at Ohio amusement park; 7 hurt

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — All seven people injured when a boat on a ride at an Ohio amusement park accidentally rolled backward down a hill have been treated and sent home. Th……
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Niles festivities in full swing

The Eastwood Rib Fest returns, and the Lady of Mount Carmel Festival in Niles were in full swing Friday night.…
Campbell decoy cruiser

Decoy cruiser targets speeders

A cruiser parked at the intersection of Coitsville Road and 12th Street is actually a decoy car, which is an idea the Campbell police chief came across when researching cost effective ways to cut down speeding.…

Woman dies while riding Six Flags roller coaster

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A woman has died while riding an amusement park roller coaster in North Texas. The incident happened just after 6:30 p.m. Friday at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington. A statement issued by park…

Truck hits car, sends it over Md.’s Bay Bridge

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A collision involving a tractor-trailer and two vehicles sent a car and its driver over the side of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and down 40 feet into the water on Friday night, but the…

Boat rolls backward at Ohio amusement park; 7 hurt

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — A boat on a ride at an Ohio amusement park has accidentally rolled backward down a hill, injuring all seven people on it. The Cedar Point amusement park says operators stopped the Shoot the…

Cannonball could have been shot into Atlanta

ATLANTA (AP) — A day after workers unearthed a cannonball from a construction site in downtown Atlanta, an expert on the American Civil War said there are at least two possible scenarios for how it got there. The…

Hawaii court rules in case of woman’s duct death

HONOLULU (AP) — A Honolulu mall had an obligation to care for a pregnant woman after she got stuck in an exhaust duct at the shopping center in 2005 and later died, even if she was trespassing on…

Hank Aaron’s Atlanta home burglarized while away

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta police are investigating the burglary of baseball great Hank Aaron’s Atlanta home while he and his wife Billye were away. A police report obtained by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution (http://bit.ly/1dKoZeG ) says the 79-year-old Aaron…
Canfield Little League

Canfield LL drops tournament finale

Canfield's 8 & under little league team lost to Butler, 10-2, on Thursday night in the Championship game of the Boardman tournament…

Andie MacDowell stars in Hallmark Channel show

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andie MacDowell says she hesitated when she was offered a chance to star in a new Hallmark Channel series. MacDowell was eager to work on the drama, “Debbie Macomber’s Cedar Cove,” based on novelist…