LIVE: Democrats focus Day 2 of trial on Trump’s ‘dangerous’ abuse

Democrats alleging a “corrupt scheme” by Trump involving Ukraine are trying to win over not just fidgety senators but an American public deeply divided by the Republican president’s actions.
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3 US firefighters die in plane crash while battling Australian wildfires

The New South Wales premier tweeted condolences to the victims' families and to “the tight knit firefighting community.”

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  FTC warns of utility scammers during Ohio’s winter season

  No public notice: Investigation shows that Cleveland City Council likely violated open meeting laws

Ohio lawmaker argues in favor of bill to increase state minimum wage to $15 an hour

Cleveland International Film Festival to move permanently to Playhouse Square beginning in 2021

  ATF: 454 guns were stolen or lost from Ohio gun dealers and pawn brokers in 2019

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) released its year end report of the number of guns stolen or missing from licensed dealers and pawn shops in 2019.
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  Doomsday Clock: It’s closer to midnight than it’s ever been

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists updated the Doomsday Clock Thursday, moving it to 100 seconds before midnight. It had held at 11:58 since 2018.

  Stow councilman proposes jail time, steeper fines as penalties for illegally passing school buses

  Gunman on the loose after murdering Akron woman in front of her boyfriend

  Cleveland-area janitors protest against Sherwin-Williams over concerns for losing jobs

Ohio medical marijuana patients among data breach that exposed personal details of thousands

Recall issued for sandwiches sold in Ohio due to Listeria concerns

Newborn baby found in trash can at Hiram College, was alive at birth, police say

Cleveland police: Up to 30 loaded firearms stolen when 64-year-old man’s house ‘ransacked’ during burglary

Prosecutors track down parents accused of not paying thousands in child support

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  1 dead, 7 wounded in downtown Seattle shooting

Police say based on video from the scene, multiple shooters were involved and that shots rang out after a dispute.

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  8th grade amputee and cancer survivor receives Cleveland Clinic Sports Health Courage Award

Lorain High School wins in overtime with incredible half-court buzzer beater (video)

Lorain High School topped Cleveland Central Catholic on Tuesday night in dramatic fashion.

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Fatal crash investigation underway in Stark County after woman walking in roadway was hit by car

  Former Cleveland Bishop Nelson Perez welcomed by Philadelphia faithful as new archbishop

Stark County man pleads not guilty to shooting his dog in the face

I-480 Eastbound re-opened after 4-car crash near North Olmsted

  Cleveland police upping patrols as crime spree hits West 117th Street retail corridor

Cleveland police were called to the Home Depot just off W. 117th Street in Cleveland on Wednesday, after a woman reported that multiple suspects tried to get in her car.
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  Texas high school student told to cut dreadlocks in order to walk at graduation

Per school dress code, the teenager always kept his hair off his shoulders, above his earlobes and out of his eyes, but now, he isn’t allowed back until his dreadlocks are cut.

Young woman shot in broad daylight dies at Akron City Hospital; gunman at large

Man severely burned in downtown Cleveland blaze; firefighter also hospitalized

  Girls basketball players challenging OHSAA over transfer eligibility after alleged bullying by coach

  Report: Cleveland Bishop Nelson Perez could soon become the archbishop of Philadelphia