Thursday Morning Headlines

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Did you hear that? A line of quick moving thunderstorms rock and rolled through the area last night! Talk about a springtime soaker!

Things are looking a little cooler and dryer today, although it will remain on the cloudy side. Check out your Ford First Alert Forecast HERE for complete details.

You definitely want to check out real-time road conditions before hitting the open road this Thursday morning.

Here are just a few stories we are working on this hour.

The man accused in one of the worst serial killings in Cleveland is due in court later today. The court appearance will be Anthony Sowell's first time before the new judge in the high-profile mass murder case. Complete details on the Cleveland Strangler - coming up.

Cleveland police shoot and kill a dog while trying to arrest a murder suspect. The very latest on where - and why - this happened.

You might want to think again before having another drink and climbing behind the wheel. This, as police plan extra patrols to crack down on drunk drivers.

And just one more day, Cavs fans, until Game #3. Hopefully, it will have a much better outcome than Game #2. So what do you think? Will the Cavs bounce back or will the losing ways continue, especially with LeBron's ailing elbow? We are reading your comments - live! - in less than 15 minutes.

So grab that remote and your first cup of coffee and join us for these stories and more on 19 Action News This Morning!

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