‘Sexually violent predators’ stand trial for trafficking 13-year-old girl in Cleveland, prosecutors say

A man and woman from Cleveland are accused of selling a 13-year-old girl for sex.They've now been indicted on human trafficking charges.According to the 10-count indictment, Prosecutors say the girl was trafficked, raped and assaulted over the span of nine months.

McConnell pledges vote on 9/11 bill after Stewart criticism

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made the commitment after meeting Tuesday with a group of first responders.
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  Teen alcohol use is down, but plenty are still drinking

The 2018 data shows that by the end of 12th grade, 59 percent of students had “consumed more than a few sips” of alcohol.

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MLB All-Star Celebrity Softball Game rosters include JR Smith, Jamie Foxx, Drew Carey

  Northeast Ohio weather: Beautiful evening ahead, a few storms return tomorrow

Partly cloudy and less humid today
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  Border official resigns amid uproar over migrant children

The conditions at the station in Clint, Texas, included inadequate food, lack of medical care, and older children trying to care for toddlers.

  Thousands filled out a ‘felt report’ after 4.0 magnitude Northeast Ohio earthquake, but now what?

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Ohio company tests products for child-resistant features

If you weren’t up past midnight, you missed Jason Kipnis’ epic walk-off home run (video)

  Pop-up park coming to Ohio City will close street for the entire summer

Cab driver in Summit County grabs gun of man trying to rob him

Mentor Headlands ‘BeachFest’ canceled due to flooding, beach conditions

Cleveland firefighters douse raging house fire on city’s East side

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  VIDEO: Police officer dad “pulls over” adorable 10-month-old daughter

Orlando Police Officer Alex Kipp meet his match last week when he pulled over his daughter Talynn for driving on the wrong side of the road in her stroller car.

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Fan finds lost stuffed elephant at Cleveland Indians game and wants to return it to its owner

An attendant to Sunday’s Cleveland Indians game at Progressive Field is hoping to reunite a stuffed toy with its rightful owner.

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Fan finds lost stuffed elephant at Cleveland Indians game and wants to return it to its owner

Sunny Side Up: Florida woman arrested after handing over estranged husband’s guns following domestic dispute

Now the state of Florida could prosecute her for armed burglary and theft.
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  Trump awards highest military honor to Iraq veteran

President Donald Trump awarded the nation’s highest military honor to an Iraq veteran who cleared an insurgent strongpoint and allowed members of his platoon to move to safety.

FAA grants Cleveland Hopkins International Airport nearly $20M to increase safety and efficiency

Traffic on I-90 East down to two lanes due to multiple car crash near West 25th Street

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  Man in custody after overnight domestic incident in Cleveland