Rainy Wednesday, Fujita's Suspension Reduced, Halloween Dangers - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Rainy Wednesday, Fujita's Suspension Reduced, Halloween Dangers

A few showers and isolated storms will be moving through this morning with lake effect showers this afternoon into tonight. Expect a very windy afternoon and evening as the front moves through with gusts as high as 35 mph. Overnight the sky will clear and the temperature will fall down below the freezing mark in parts of the area away from the lake early Thursday. The next system will bring a few showers Thursday night into Friday morning.

Browns linebacker Scott Fujita's suspension for his alleged role in the Saints' bounty scandal has been reduced by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Fujita was originally suspended three games, but on Tuesday afternoon, it was changed to just one game, this week's game against the Bengals at the stadium. After the original suspension of three games, Fujita and three other players appealed their suspensions and won their appeals. Tuesday, Goodell and the NFL re-issued their punishments. Click here to read the letter from Goodell to Fujita.

Straddling the season between fall and winter, plenty and paucity, life and death, Halloween has been a time of celebration and superstition. The holiday is thought to have originated with the ancient Irish as the Samuin festival (loosely translated as summer's end) and later adopted by the Celts who would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off roaming ghosts and spirits. Halloween has evolved into a more secular event characterized by family friendly activities such as turning homes into spooky houses, hosting neighborhood parties, dances and trick-or-treating.Today the popularity of celebrating Halloween has brought on an entirely new set of dangers and concerns for parents of young children. Here's how to keep your children safe from burns, falls, poisoning and other threats during Halloween. Click here for the top 10 Halloween safety dangers.

Julia Tullos, WOIO Assignment Manager

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