Ohio to begin offering Pfizer’s vaccine to children 12 and older starting Wednesday

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said that beginning Wednesday, eligibility in the state for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine will expand to youths who are 12 years and older.

Boy, 6, realizes dream of being UPS driver after battle with cancer

The 6-year-old, who has battled leukemia since 2017, has loved mail and delivery drivers since he was young and always wanted to be one.
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  New White House panel aims to separate science, politics

The panel will look for areas where partisanship interfered with what were supposed to be decisions based on evidence and research and to come up with ways to keep politics out of government science in the future.

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Cleveland Clinic holding 2nd annual St. Baldrick’s Head-shaving event Sunday

  Northeast Ohio Weather: Coldest day of the week today then a slow warming trend

Person of interest wanted in 2 ‘high-dollar amount’ thefts from Stow Giant Eagle

Elyria Family Dollar thief assaults employee

Warrants out for 4 men accused of stealing multiple cars in Bay Village in 2020

Police said identified the suspects as Angel Omar Sanchez Amaro, Damon M Berry Jr., Raul Perez, and Romeo Rodriguez.
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Grandmother killed in hit-and-run leaving church on Mother’s Day

Police say one person is in custody, and they are looking for three others involved in the deadly hit-and-run with a stolen vehicle.

Trio of shoplifters wanted for targeting Lake County dollar stores

52-year-old Defiance man dies in Richland County crash

  Better Business Bureau warns drivers about scams amid a rental car shortage nationwide

  USPS seeks to hire 400 workers in Cleveland area

Humane Society: Ohio 2nd nationally in number of problem puppy mills

  Cleveland Clinic finds nearly all admitted to its hospitals for COVID-19 are unvaccinated

  Parents hesitant to get their children vaccinated as FDA authorizes Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for ages 12-15

Cleveland City Council approves resolution to reopen Justice Department investigation into Tamir Rice killing

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  Pfizer COVID-19 shot expanded to US children as young as 12

US expands use of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, paving way for children as young as 12 to get shots.

SPORTS

Cavaliers fall off pace late, lose to Indiana 111-102

Doncic ejected in Mavericks’ 124-97 victory over Cavaliers

Fan favorite Anderson Varejao was Cleveland’s first player off the bench and had five points and eight rebounds in 16 minutes. The Cavaliers, who have dropped five straight at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, lost to Dallas for the second time in three days.

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  Northeast Ohio weather: Cool pattern hangs on in the short term; 60s return by the end of the work week

  Ohioans will have to prove they’re looking for a job to receive unemployment benefits starting May 23

  Vermilion police search for armed man who slipped away following chase

  Man shot in head while sitting on park bench in Akron

U.S. Marshals offer reward for fugitive wanted for multiple offenses

Christopher Montgomery, 28, last lived on Manor Avenue in Cleveland.

Ohio reports single-day increase of 713 new COVID-19 cases

  Canton driver accused of beating 85-year-old retired steel worker wants to change plea

  New conductor is sweet music to the ears of Cleveland Institute of Music

25-year-old Cleveland woman missing for 3 days found safe

Police: Man arrested after squeezing, seriously injuring 2-month-old baby during fight at Akron residence