Cleveland Clinic provided over $1 billion to benefit communities in 2018

The Cleveland Clinic provided more money to community improvement efforts in 2018 than the hospital system ever has since its founding in 1921.

  Keeping tradition: St. Augustine Hunger Center to feed thousands this Thanksgiving

Remains of a Lorain World War II soldier identified in Germany 75 years later

  Myles Garrett, Baker Mayfield among Cleveland Browns players to dish out meals to those in need

  Rage yoga, Ohio rage rooms give people place to work out their anger

Ohio hospital continues tradition by dressings newborns in Buckeyes gear before Michigan rivalry game

  Cleveland filmmaker puts an interactive twist on the classic murder mystery film

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Free dental clinic to be held Friday, Saturday at Cleveland’s Huntington Convention Center

Neighborhood Connections, Salvation Army continue to serve needs in Greater Cleveland

Family of 12-year-old boy shot by Cleveland police establishes ‘Tamir Rice Legacy Fund’

JoJo Siwa is coming to Cleveland for upcoming D.R.E.A.M. tour

Giant Eagle hiring more than 250 employees in the Cleveland area

  Northeast Ohio organization pushing for criminal justice reform

Solon businesses hiring over 600 people

Job fair will be held on Fri, Nov. 15.

Cleveland Orchestra to perform ‘Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets’ score during concert at Blossom

The Cleveland Orchestra will perform the live score to “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets” as it is played at Blossom Music Center.

Norton High School cheerleader in coma; moves her hand and arm (video)

Emma Pfouts, 16, suffered an asthma and allergy attack.

People line downtown Cleveland streets for Veterans Day parade honoring those who served

A ceremony and parade was held in downtown Cleveland honoring all those who served in the armed forces.

  Shaker Square residents, business owners battle for the boulevard

Jaguar at Akron Zoo euthanized as health worsens following breast cancer diagnosis

New owners hope to re-open Cleveland bakery, continue its mission to help people get jobs

Trashy situation for Garfield Heights residents: fines and arrest warrants for cans left out too long

Former Cleveland Bishop Richard Lennon remembered through calm, controversy

Northeast Ohio communities release fall leaf collection schedules

  Mother who blames son’s death on addiction to drugs inspires others at 4th annual Recovery Walk and Rally

It’s never too late to seek help, and in the words of Michael’s mother, “If the needle doesn’t get you, the bullet will.”

  Hundreds pay tribute to 22-year-old Conneaut soldier killed in training accident

Sgt. Thomas Cole Walker and two other soldiers were killed at Fort Stewart in Georgia on Oct. 20 when their armored vehicle fell from a bridge and rolled over.

11-year-old Brunswick trick-or-treater nearly swept off her feet by Northeast Ohio’s Halloween winds (video)

Wind gusts reached 60 miles per hour in parts of Northeast Ohio on Halloween, which didn’t fare well for area trick-or-treaters.

Wadsworth police to help veteran by participating in third-annual ‘No Shave November’ campaign

Wadsworth Police Department to help veteran by participating in "No Shave November."

  Conneaut soldier killed in training accident will be laid to rest this weekend

Sgt. Thomas Cole Walker was killed on Oct. 20.

Funeral plans for Columbia Township firefighter electrocuted at crash scene

Firefighter Brett Wilson came into contact with downed power lines.

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

Halloween falls on a Thursday in 2019, which means trick-or-treating in some Northeast Ohio communities will take place before Oct. 31.

  Friendly Inn Settlement celebrates 145 years of serving Greater Cleveland children and adults

Each week on CW 43 Focus, we take a look at important issues affecting Greater Cleveland.

K-9 officer receives special vest thanks to 10-year-old Strongsville boy’s fundraising efforts

A K-9 officer from the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority, who is named Kubo, will received a custom designed protective vest.

Cleveland Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco named Roberto Clemente Award winner for work in community

Major League Baseball announced Friday that Cleveland Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco has been named the Roberto Clemente Award winner.

J.M. Smucker Co. donates enough food to help 1,000 children for 10 months through Feeding Medina County

One local food pantry recently received a generously sweet donation that will make taste buds happy and tummies full for months to come.

Trooper hit by alleged drunken driver visits post for the first time since accident (video)

Trooper Jason Phillips was struck on I-71 near Mount Gilead.

  Ohio City’s Market After Dark will help the hungry in Cuyahoga County

About 40 percent of our food goes right in the trash, meanwhile, one in five people in the county go hungry

2-year-old Akron Children’s Hospital patient incorporates medical equipment into Halloween costume

A 2-year-old Northeast Ohio boy battling a long list of medical conditions isn’t going to let that stop him from celebrating Halloween.

Cleveland’s Public Square to transform into interactive life-sized prism display called ‘Prismatica’

Giant prisms are coming to downtown Cleveland this fall.

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

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson announced plans to commit $1 million annually over the next 10 years to planting new trees throughout the city.

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

A Northeast Ohio woman is hoping her unique approach will keep the spotlight on a quadruple homicide that remains unsolved.

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

For more than 100 years, Cleveland’s Cultural Gardens have celebrated the city’s unique diversity with beautiful green spaces along Martin Luther King Drive.

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

Hundreds of people, hopeful to find a cure to breast cancer, gathered in Public Square for this year’s “Making Strides” walk to raise funds and spread awareness.

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

A groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled to mark the start of construction for downtown Cleveland’s first-ever playground.

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

So-called “story time” at the Akron-Summit County Public Library’s Springfield-Lakemore Branch looks FUN!

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

The elephants at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo were given a 1,300-pound pumpkin to celebrate opening weekend for the Halloween festivities.

  Twinsburg community gathers to support fatal crash victims and survivors

It’s a fundraiser with games, food, raffles and music, designed to help ease the burden from the accident.

Shanerock Run raises money, awareness for children with pediatric cancer

Every year, the Shanerock Run works to raise money and awareness for children with cancer and their families. On Sunday, close to 1,500 people came to walk, run, and provide support for pediatric cancer patients.

  José Feliciano honored as special guest at Hispanic Convention in Cleveland

Hispanic Clevelanders gathered at Max Hayes High School for this year’s edition of the Hispanic Convention. This year, Grammy-winning guitarist and singer José Feliciano was the featured guest for the event that promotes and celebrates Cleveland’s Hispanic population.

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

Firefighters responded to a devastating blaze on Sunday afternoon that spared nothing for a Brunswick Hills family.

  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

So far this year, the Jewish Federation of Cleveland have been able to raise over $15 million that will help alleviate the needs of communities here in Northeast Ohio and the world.

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

Immigration and the census are two important issues affecting all of us.

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

Brown returned to the festival on Saturday evening to screen her brand new film, “Always a Bridesmaid.” Brown wrote the script more than 20 years ago.

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

Five Cleveland area actors get “Caught in the Act” at the Greater Cleveland Urban Film Festival (GCUFF).

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

Fathers get ready. It’s almost time again for the 14th annual Fathers Walk in Cuyahoga County.

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

The organization said only a portion the flowers planted are blooming so far because the field has experienced soil nutrient challenges this year.

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.