R. Kelly due in Chicago court to face sex abuse charges

R. Kelly was driven to a Chicago police station in a dark colored van with heavily tinted rear windows around 8:15 p.m. Friday as he turned himself in.
  • National

  Jussie Smollett to be removed from ‘Empire’ season’s final episodes

Smollett reported being beaten up by two men who shouted racist and anti-gay slurs and threw bleach on him. But his story fell apart when actors Smollett knew from the "Empire" set and the gym told police that Smollett paid them $3,500 to stage the attack.


  Ohio ranked one of highest sex-trafficking states in nation

Stark County crash claims the life of 85-year-old woman

'We were very frightened’: Family reacts after walking in on 80-year-old relative slumped over in Canton, OH nursing home

Veteran says he was told he had cancer, then told he did not after surgeries at Cleveland VA Medical Center

Workers injured on the job in Ohio will no longer be prescribed Oxycontin

The powerful painkiller Oxycontin will no longer be prescribed to injured workers in the Ohio Bureau of Worker’s Compensation system.
  • National

  R. Kelly surrenders to police after being indicted on sex crime charges

Kelly, whose legal name is Robert Kelly, is charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

  2 Ohio men identified in prostitution bust in Florida

Heart issues are among the top reasons women die in childbirth

All Lorain High School educators must reinterview for their jobs, District CEO says

What’s at risk when you aren’t using your CPAP machine

  Great Falls at Tinkers Creek is a roaring treasure, a must for waterfall fans (photos/video)

Life-size Super Mario Kart coming to Cleveland

Cleveland Clinic to host March hiring event

LeBron James sequel to ‘Space Jam’ coming to theaters in 2021

  • National

Trump picks ambassador to Canada for UN post

President Donald Trump announced Friday that he has selected Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada, as his nominee to serve as the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.


  Overtime: Kevin Kleps of Crain’s Cleveland talks what attendance, TV ratings for the Cavs, Indians mean for the clubs

Cavs look to close out season strong

Cavs looking to climb out of league doldrums


North Royalton police searching for teen boy who has been reported missing for 2 weeks

Here’s what the proposed Ohio gas tax increase would cost you per year

Springfield Twp. man arrested on child pornography charges

Bedford High School football coach accused of sexual relationship pleads not guilty

Sunny Side Up: Is the Tooth Fairy tightening the purse strings?

How much should the Tooth Fairy leave for a tooth?
  • National

  Police: Patriots owner Robert Kraft facing charges of soliciting prostitution in Florida

Officials are swearing a warrant out for the arrest of Robert Kraft, the billionaire owner of the New England Patriots, for soliciting a prostitute.

Commuter Cast for Friday, Feb. 22

Jarring photo of elderly woman slumped over pillow in Ohio nursing home sparks investigation

Woman found dead in parked car at Westlake’s UH St. John Medical Center

Live traffic updates: Accident at I-90 and Lorain cleared, delays persist