14th annual Fathers Walk involving nearly 200 schools coming soon to Cuyahoga County

Sunflowers starting to bloom at Maria’s Field of Hope in Avon

Oldest female Jaguar at Akron Zoo diagnosed with breast cancer

  Illegal dumping continues to plague Slavic Village neighborhood

  Cleveland Oktoberfest 2019 celebrates culture while giving back to 50 organizations around the community

  Cleveland officers building park in memory of fallen policeman Derek Owens

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Beachwood Place’s plans for outdoor theater, food truck lot outside mall unanimously approved

Spotlight shines on Northern Ohio K9s for National Dog Day

  Multiple Cleveland families evicted amid controversy: 19 News Follow-up Files

  One World Day welcomes immigrants and celebrates diversity in Northeast Ohio

Mentor Ridge nursing home shares ‘first day of school’ pictures of residents for their senior years

Toxic algal bloom shuts down Columbia Road Beach in Bay Village

  Cleveland’s crossing guard shortage has city council ramping up recruitment efforts

Dozens of intersections all over the Cleveland area lack crossing guards, and elected officials aim to change that.

  Rootstown Youth Football catches heat for gun raffle, Trump 2020 flag

In a town about 50 miles southeast of Cleveland, people are buying gun raffle tickets.

Work site accident triggers power outage throughout Tremont; power restored to neighborhood

Electricity has been restored to more than 1,600 FirstEnergy customers in Tremont.

  Citizens urged to serve on Cleveland Community Police Commission to help hold department accountable

It was mandated that officers undergo additional training following a federal consent decree because the Cleveland Division of Police was found to have used excessive force, including deadly force.

  Vendors speak on Confederate flag controversy at Lorain County Fair

  Controversy heating up over sale of Confederate flag at Lorain County Fair

121st Annual Feast of the Assumption underway in Little Italy

  LeBron James Family Foundation unveils new facilities at I PROMISE School in Akron

Committee approves plans for residential, retail development at former Geauga Lake and SeaWorld sites

LeBron James brings ‘Taco Tuesday’ to Cedar Point for LJFF reunion (photos, video)

Brunswick farm tributes Cleveland Browns quarterback with Baker Mayfield corn maze

A farm in Brunswick unveiled this year’s themed corn maze: A tribute to Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield.

  Northeast Ohio rally and vigil for mass shooting victims calls for reform

On Saturday night, dozens of Cuyahoga Falls residents gathered on the lawn outside the First Christian Church, calling for reforms that would reduce gun violence. The rally and vigil followed two deadly shootings, one in El Paso, Texas, and one in Dayton, Ohio, that killed nearly 30 people.

  Susan G. Komen More Than Pink walk in Northeast Ohio raises thousands of dollars to find cure for breast cancer

The More Than Pink Walk is the new signature event for Komen in Northeast Ohio. It’s meant to inspire, educate, and raise money to end breast cancer for good.

8 things you need to know before heading to the North Ridgeville Corn Festival

With the Corn Festival is taking over North Ridgeville this weekend, you can bet the police department prepared the town for the festivities.

  Cleveland Cooks: Refreshed Ohio City Pizzeria making a difference in West Side neighborhood

Ohio City Pizzeria was purchased by the West Side Catholic Center, and now serves as a place for job training and employment for the center's clients.

Prayers from Maria sunflower fields expected to bloom in a few weeks

The Prayers from Maria Children’s Glioma Cancer Foundation said the sunflowers in Avon and Cedar Point are growing strong.

Good Samaritans caught on camera picking up trash on side of Dayton highway while president’s visit closed roads

In the midst of the tragedy that struck Dayton, a couple of Good Samaritans sought to restore some hope to the area with a spur-of-the-moment, random act of kindness.

  Buy school supplies for needy Northeast Ohio students right through your Amazon account: Operation Backpack

For the eighth year Cleveland 19 has partnered with Volunteers of America for Operation Backpack to gather school supplies for families who may not be able to afford them.

  Middleburg Heights church offers up donations to families displaced by Parma Heights apartment blaze

19 News first told you about a fire that killed an elderly woman and forced her neighbors to flee with only the clothes on their backs.

Garfield Heights Municipal Court extending program to help people clear outstanding court cases, fines

The program helps people clear their outstanding fines and regain their driving privileges

Cleveland Division of FBI will host diversity agent recruitment event

The FBI is aiming to increase the number of multi-cultural and female special agents

  What’s the future for marijuana in Cleveland? One councilman’s decriminalization efforts move forward

The ordinance would eliminate fines and prison time for possession of under 200 grams of marijuana.

Operation Backpack 2019

You can build a brighter future for Children by donating to Operation Backpack. A New backpack filled with school supplies empowers every child to succeed. By giving, you can help a child in need in your community reach their full potential, and thrive.

Cedar Point and Operation Backpack

Stop out to Operation Backpack to Donate and you could be randomly selected to receive a Cedar Point Scratch-Off ticket to receive a discount or possibly free admission to Cedar Point or Cedar Point Shores Waterpark.

Josh and Maria Cribbs at Operation Backpack

Stop out to our live broadcast on Thursday 8/1 @ Levin's in North Olmsted to donate new backpacks and school supplies and meet Josh and Maria Cribbs!

Stranger surprises Massillon police officer with McDonald’s breakfast

A stranger’s good deed for the day could be inspiring others as word quickly spreads online.

Flower Entertainment at Operation Backpack

Flower Entertainment will be on site at the 19 News School Supply Drive, Opertion Backpack, Monday 7/29 - Friday 8/2. Stop out to donate and the kids can get their face painted or balloon art!

More than 100 volunteers, including Cleveland first responders, volunteer to clean up East Side community

Cleveland first responders are spending the day giving back and getting dirty.

  Dog houses for rent while you shop are coming to downtown Cuyahoga Falls

Every dog owner knows the challenges of having a pet and wanting to go into a store that might not allow them. Now, Cuyahoga Falls has an answer.

Inspectors at Ohio State Fair shut down 5 rides — 1 permanently — after finding corrosion

Eighteen-year-old Tyler Jerrell was killed and seven people were injured when the swinging and spinning Fire Ball ride broke apart on the state fair’s midway back on July 26, 2017.

Christmas in July! Great Lakes Brewing Company taps keg of Christmas Ale

It’s the most wonderful time of the... summer!

Columbus Day hangs on in Cleveland after opposing sides reach compromise over Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Cleveland City Council adopted a resolution Wednesday declaring Aug. 9 as Indigenous Peoples’ Day.

10-year-old at Lorain school dies after fatal asthma attack while playing baseball

The 5th grader suffered a fatal asthma attack while playing baseball.

Northeast Ohio communities open cooling centers ahead of dangerous heat index temperatures (list)

An excessive heat watch is in effect for Northeast Ohio ahead of heat index temperatures that could reach 110 degrees this week.

  100 Black Men of Greater Cleveland reaching out to mentor Northeast Ohio’s youth

Members of a group of successful African-American men say many of today’s black youth is getting a bad wrap because they are not getting the time, attention and guidance they deserve.

‘Bear Hugs to the Rescue’ benefits pets at Partners With Paws of Lorain County

Bear Hugs to the Rescue aims to raise the spirits of people going through hard times.

Gotta catch ‘em all: Tickets on sale for Pokemon-themed pop-up bar

The PokeBar features themed food and drinks, games and more.

New statues, education center honor Neil Armstrong in Ohio

New statues of astronaut Neil Armstrong will be displayed and an education center dedicated in his name as his small Ohio hometown celebrates its native son's history-making moon mission 50 years ago this month

  Stark County adult becomes first confirmed measles case in Ohio since 2017

Measles has officially returned to Ohio.

  Massillon patrol officer rescues stranded man after flash flooding

A patrol officer helped after the man's car got caught in high waters.

Michigan hospital system moves to acquire Summa Health, questions remain over long-term impact to local jobs

Summa Health is on its way to becoming a wholly-owned subsidiary of Beaumont Health.

  Board recommends drug test strip that detects fentanyl following spike in Ohio overdose deaths

While they don’t condone drug use, ADAMHS is providing drug test strips.

Cleveland Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center to be established following multi-million dollar grant

Researchers and clinicians from the Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals, and other research and medical centers will come together to study dementia.

  MLB and Make-A-Wish Foundation make All-Star dreams come true

So far, the Make-A-Wish Foundation has granted over 316,000 wishes.That’s more than the official number of home runs hit in the history of the MLB.

  Take an inside look at Play Ball Park before it opens in Cleveland for MLB All-Star weekend

Organizers at Play Ball Park in downtown Cleveland will give 19 News a sneak peak before the attraction opens ahead of MLB All-Star weekend.

Retiring Vermilion police sergeant of 35 years asks son to carry 'family torch’ during final radio call (video)

On Monday, police sergeant Jeff Chandler signed off for the last time in his 35-year career serving Vermilion residents.

  Initiative to install 61,000 LED streetlights and 1,000 smart cameras will cost Cleveland $35 million

Additionally, 1,000 streetlights will be outfitted with smart camera technology.

Here’s all you’ll need for the 2019 MLB All-Star Week in the CLE

As the city of Cleveland gets ready for a special week in the spotlight for Major League Baseball’s All-Star Week, we want to make sure you’re ready too!

  Historic Shaker Square relying on community member input for renovation plans

The 90-year-old, second oldest planned shopping district is due for physical and operational improvements inside the square, directly around it, and in its connectivity to adjacent neighborhoods.

Cedar Point named ‘Best Amusement Park’ in the US

Once again, Cedar Point has been named the “Best Amusement Park” in the country.

  Check out these popular Cleveland spots for new and returning guests during MLB’s All-Star Week

The city is rolling out the red carpet; welcoming new guests and returning visitors.

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

City officials announced on Tuesday that the 2019 BeachFest event at Mentor Headlands has been canceled because of the park’s conditions.

  Mentor to honor officer Mathew Mazany one year after his death

Mazany was struck and killed on June 24, 2018 while assisting with a traffic stop on SR-2 eastbound.

Family, community gather to dedicate bench in memory of slain Aniya Day-Garrett

Community members gathered to remember Aniya Day-Garrett during a special celebration.

  Canal Fulton businesses impacted by historic flooding

Wet weather is threatening businesses in Canal Fulton, where property owners are watching warily as the water levels continue to rise. For several businesses near the canal itself, the damage is piling up.

Barberton roads close, shelters open after heavy rains slam city

The City of Barberton has already been pelted with heavy rains and severe flooding, but more is on the way.

Chagrin Falls named best city in Ohio to live in

Hudson, Beachwood and Mentor also made the top 10.

Grief counselors available for Lorain students after recent deaths of 2 classmates

Lorain school administrators and community members are offering support to students and relatives who may need comforting after the deaths of two classmates.

  Relentless rains causing damage to homes and businesses in Summit County

June has been a rainy month and it’s taking a toll on homeowners and business owners.

Parma boy battling cancer becomes police officer for a day

A 7-year-old boy battling cancer dreamed of becoming a police officer one day. Now, the Parma Police Department is helping make his dream a reality.

Celebrate Father’s Day at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo with free admission for dads

Looking for a last minute plan to celebrate Father’s Day with your papa bear?

Conneaut native killed in WWII finally returns home

A Conneaut man killed in action during World War II is finally coming home.

7-year-old girl donates collection of stuffed animals to sick children at Cleveland Clinic, Ronald McDonald’s House

Alex Walker is making it her mission to collect and donate new stuffed animals to other children for comfort while in the hospital.

Cedar Point Shores closing early due to weather conditions

Weather conditions are cutting some of the fun short out in Sandusky.

Akron announces return of ‘Midnight Basketball’ program in push to curb violence

Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan announced that the city’s “Midnight Basketball” league is returning.

Slider grants lifelong Cleveland Indians fan and hospice patient one last wish

Cleveland Indians mascot Slider made a Cleveland man’s last wish come true.

Parents of children caught riding a bicycle without a helmet in Richmond Heights could be fined $30

The Richmond Heights City Council passed legislation at Tuesday night’s meeting that could improve youth safety on the streets.

  Prayers from Maria sunflower field planting ceremony commences new season in Avon

The sunflowers are planted as late Maria's prayers for other children currently fighting cancer, and to remember those who also lost their battle.