City of Cleveland to commit $10 million for planting new trees

Here are the trick or treat times for Halloween 2019 in Northeast Ohio

  Woman hula hoops for 5 hours to keep attention on Cleveland’s unsolved quadruple homicide

Fundraiser benefits the completion of the Cleveland African-American Cultural Garden

  Survivors, supporters gather for 18th annual breast cancer awareness walk in downtown Cleveland

First-ever playground slated for downtown Cleveland near East 9th Street pier

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Hilarious photos: This is what ‘story time’ at an Akron-area library branch looks like

  Watch elephants smash a 1,300-pound pumpkin at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

  Twinsburg community gathers to support fatal crash victims and survivors

Shanerock Run raises money, awareness for children with pediatric cancer

  José Feliciano honored as special guest at Hispanic Convention in Cleveland

Brunswick Hills police and firefighters collecting donations for family that lost everything in house fire

  56th annual Grape Jamboree in Geneva is stomped with sunny skies and delicious times

For more than five decades, hundreds trek to the town of Geneva for the delicious festival that celebrates the grape harvest.

  Dedication ceremony held at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse ahead of grand reopening

A special ceremony was held Thursday morning to dedicate an entrance at the newly remodeled Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.

‘Project 400: Our Lived Experience’ narrates slavery and African-American experience in US

The year 2019 marks the 400th anniversary of Africans being brought to America and being made slaves.

Hyundai Hope on Wheels donates $200K to Cleveland hospitals to support pediatric cancer research

The organization is going all in for the month of September, (Childhood cancer awareness month).

  Jewish Federation of Cleveland helps raise millions for those in need here and halfway across the world

  Esteemed Hispanic leaders in Cleveland discuss importance of the census and immigration on CW 43 Focus

Hollywood actress, Yvette Nicole Brown comes home for Greater Cleveland Urban Film Festival

  ‘You don’t wait on something to come to you, you create that opportunity,’ says ‘Caught in the Act’ creator Kevin Taylor

  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

Akron Zoo officials announced that their female jaguar named Naom was recently diagnosed with cancer.

  Illegal dumping continues to plague Slavic Village neighborhood

Fighting the war against illegal dumping.

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

Cleveland Oktoberfest is celebrating its 15 years this Labor Day weekend. And although people may see this event as a beer festival, organizers say it’s something much more.

  Cleveland officers building park in memory of fallen policeman Derek Owens

A special memorial is under construction for a Cleveland police officer who was killed in the line of duty 11 years ago.

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

The “Outdoor Connector” is a trail that will connect the mall’s main entrance to the businesses at the corner of Cedar and Richmond roads.

Spotlight shines on Northern Ohio K9s for National Dog Day

Northern Ohio police and fire departments let their K9s take a break from fighting crime and saving lives to pose for quick photos that show these sidekick's softer sides.

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

It was a sad morning on Milverton Avenue as housing court bailiffs authorized the belongings of several families to be carried out and placed on the sidewalk.

  One World Day welcomes immigrants and celebrates diversity in Northeast Ohio

The festival calls for world peace showcased more than 30 gardens, cultural dances, a parade representing multiple countries, and of course, delicious international food.

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

With school back in session, many parents are posting pictures of their kids ready for the first day of school holding a handwritten sign describing them. The nursing home decided to jump on the bandwagon and share these photos of residents holding a sign saying"Another Day Loving Our SENIOR Years!"

Toxic algal bloom shuts down Columbia Road Beach in Bay Village

According to Bay Village Police, people and pets are not allowed to enter the water due to the public health risk.

  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

For yet another year, Lorain County Fair officials are allowing Confederate flags to be sold during their annual community event.

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

“As a veteran. I fought for this country, and as a wounded veteran I bled for this country.”

121st Annual Feast of the Assumption underway in Little Italy

The 121st Annual Feast of the Assumption is underway in Little Italy and runs through the weekend.

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

The new facilities will be rolled out to the media Wednesday afternoon.

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

The Aurora City Council will have the final say on whether the former Geauga Lake and SeaWorld sites will be developed residentially or commercially.

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

Hundreds of students and family members attended the LeBron James Family Foundation’s annual “family reunion.”

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!