Firefighters battling blaze at Walnut Creek Amish Flea Market

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17 indicted for conspiracy to bring heroin, fentanyl, cocaine and marijuana to NE Ohio

  Teenager fatally shot at gas station on Lee Road

  Northeast Ohio Weather: Mid 80s and remaining humid today

Driver dies in rollover crash in Bratenahl on Shoreway

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Suspect arrested in Euclid after slamming stolen truck into house

There is NOT a tornado in Strongsville, don’t believe your phone

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

Officer in plain clothes with gun on belt likely sparked armed intruder call at LSU; all clear given

  Akron Police arrest shoplifter after she unleashed her dogs on grocery store employee

Elton John slams media for criticizing Harry, Meghan over private jet use

  Truck driver’s road rage nearly triggers major accident on I-90; women film erratic behavior (video)

The two women who didn’t want to be identified sent the clip to 19 News, concerned about the driver they say harassed them.

  Ex-judge Lance Mason pleads guilty to stabbing ex-wife to death with daughters nearby

“No way I’d let my daughters testify against me your honor, so yes, I did waive that,” was how disgraced ex-judge Lance Mason explained why he was admitting to all changes against him, including the aggravated murder of ex-wife, Aisha Fraser.

  Woman involved in car crash tells Cleveland police she was escaping her kidnapper

East Cleveland police have a 41-year-old man in custody.

Gas line rupture in Westlake shuts down neighborhood; utility crews wrap up fix

A neighborhood was shut down Tuesday after a contractor hit a gas line on Breckenridge Trail in Westlake.

  Investigators say man using torch to kill weeds may have started Newburgh Heights fire

  Want to stay on the move this summer? March will help lead the way: Cleveland APL Pet of the Week

Ohio youth football group responds to backlash after team runs on field behind President Trump flag (video)

Cleveland Browns dish out new food at FirstEnergy Stadium, including Michael Symon’s ‘Feeling Dangerous Burger’ (photos)

  Ohio’s July unemployment rate remains at historic lows

Police: ‘Suspicious person’ at Miss. Walmart had guns, hundreds of rounds of ammo

  Detroit-Superior Bridge to close for deck repairs; here’s the detour

Crews with the Ohio Department of Transportation are scheduled to close the Detroit-Superior Bridge for concrete deck repairs.

Cleveland police to donate grow lights seized during marijuana bust to high school biology lab

The Cleveland Division of Police will donate grow lights seized during a marijuana bust to Benedictine High School’s biology lab.

  It’s going to be a bad fall for allergy sufferers in Northeast Ohio

Because of Northeast Ohio’s wet spring and summer, this year will be a bad one for allergy sufferers, especially those who are allergic to ragweed pollen.

Cleveland firefighters battled 2 house fires overnight

Both fires were on the city's West Side

Summit County Sheriff’s Office identifies man arrested for alleged sex assault at Blossom Music Center

The Summit County Sheriff’s Office said the man accused of a sex offense at Blossom Music Center turned himself in.

  Wave of new murals in Cleveland inspired by poets and authors

The mural project began in 2016 in advance of the Republican National Convention. The original project organized mural projects from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport to Terminal Tower.

  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.

  Former Cuyahoga County judge Lance Mason pleads guilty to killing ex-wife in Shaker Heights

Former judge Lance Mason appeared in court Tuesday for what was supposed to be a pretrial hearing in the killing of his ex-wife.

21-year-old Canton man dies after being shot in the head

Victim was found laying near a car on Nelson Pl. N.E.

Cleveland Indians outfielder Yasiel Puig spent his off day bringing smiles to the faces of children with cancer (videos, photos)

The Cleveland Indians had a day off in New York on Monday in between a series with the Yankees and Mets, so Yasiel Puig spent his free time doing something remarkable.

Cleveland Metroparks Asian Lantern Festival breaks attendance national record

The Cleveland Metroparks announced that more than 183,000 people came out to enjoy the festivities this year.

Man hangs onto capsized boat for 12 hours, rescued by U.S. coastguard in Marblehead

Miraculously the man survived for nearly 12 hours on Lake Erie.

  Bodycam footage showing masked ATV rider knocking officer off motorcycle

For more than a week, Cleveland Police have been trying to track down an ATV rider who knocked a policeman off his motorcycle and took off.

  Quick response from scores of fire departments kept flames at bay in Newburgh Heights neighborhood

The smoke was visible for miles from Interstate 77 as three homes in Newburgh Heights were severely damaged in a Monday afternoon fire on Pearse Avenue.

Murder suspect charged with beating elderly woman to death on Cleveland’s West Side

Anthony Coughlin was arrested and charged with murder after he allegedly beat a 70-year-old Cleveland woman to death last week.

Man allegedly connected with sexual offense at Blossom Music Center turns himself in to Summit County deputies

The Summit County Sheriff’s Detective Bureau is investigating a sexual offense that was committed at Blossom Music Center on Friday Aug. 16 during the Korn concert.

  Akron man says trees and wires blocking his wheelchair ramp after storms

Sunday’s storms left a mess over much of Northeast Ohio, with fallen trees and loose wires.

  Fire rips through 3 homes in Newburgh Heights; multiple departments respond to stamp out flames

Three homes went up in flames in the 4300 block of Pearse Avenue in Newburgh Heights on Monday.

  Medina woman’s family awaits accused murderer’s trial more than 3 years after her death

Crystal Pawliczka’s been waiting for answers in her daughter Starr’s case for more than three years.

  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.

  Cleveland Heights man has car stolen with father’s ashes inside

A Cleveland Heights man was pumping gas when he says two men jumped into his car and took off in it. His father’s ashes and his grandfather’s service medals were inside at the time.

Grocery store employee bit in groin after woman unleashes dogs during robbery, Akron police say

Police are trying to track down three suspects, one of which used her dogs to attack a worker, while stealing a grocery cart full of food from an Akron store.

  Locked Down: Inside the prison where inmates set each other on fire and gangs have more power than guards

Widespread concern about understaffing in Mississippi's prisons has people calling for a change. They say inmates, correctional officers and surrounding communities are in danger.

  Man accused of making social media threats against Youngstown Jewish community makes 1st court appearance

Man who made threats against Jewish Community Center in Youngstown in court.

Police arrest suspect accused of robbing an online seller at gun point in Garfield Heights

The victim was selling a smart phone through the social media site OfferUp.

  Bond set at $250,000 for man accused of making shooting threat to Jewish center in Ohio

The man arrested for allegedly making a violent threat to a Jewish center in Ohio on Instagram made his first court appearance Monday afternoon.

Border Patrol arrests undocumented immigrant in Ohio who was previously ordered to be removed from the US twice

A citizen of Mexico who was previously ordered to be removed from the United States on two separate occasions has been arrested in northern Ohio.

Driver pleads guilty to drinking and driving and crashing into a Bratenahl police officer

Natisha Carter drove across two lanes of the interstate and crashed into the back of the cruiser.

Carlos Carrasco to make 1st rehab appearance Monday in Akron following leukemia diagnosis

For the first time since May, Cleveland Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco will return to the mound to pitch in a rehab appearance on Monday.

  Residents continue cleanup in Kent after late-night severe storms

The sound of chainsaws overpowered the chirps of birds Monday morning in Kent following powerful storms.

Adorable photo shows group of service dogs attending ‘Billy Elliot’ theater production in Canada

The service dogs were in training to help their handlers navigate a theater.

Man accused of approaching child with cookies and condom in pocket now facing federal charges

The case is now in federal court where documents show the suspect's phone contained child porn, and there had been a google search of “how to rape a little girl."

Man pleads guilty in the attempted carjacking and shooting of a Case Western University student

The student was shot in the stomach trying to hand over his keys

  Police body camera shows arrest of man accused in fatal shooting inside Cleveland library branch bathroom

New video released by the Cleveland Division of Police shows the arrest of a man suspected of shooting a 19-year-old to death inside the bathroom of a Cleveland Public Library branch.

  New QPR (question, persuade, refer) suicide training in Northeast Ohio could help you save a life

There were more suicides in Cuyahoga County in 2018 at 211, than there had been since 1985. The Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) is hoping a 90 minute training session will help you spot the signs.

70-year-old man who struck pedestrian and crashed into Dunkin Donuts was under the influence, police say

Three people were transferred to Akron General Medical Center with minor injuries.

Former Cleveland coach David Blatt diagnosed with MS

Former Cleveland Cavaliers coach David Blatt says he has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis

Amazon looking to hire over 2,000 workers for fulfillment center in Euclid

All interested candidates must apply online where they can identify their shift preference an schedule and interview time.

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson ties the knot in Hawaii

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson married his longtime girlfriend Lauren Hashian over the weekend in Hawaii.

Multiple Northeast Ohio schools postpone first day of classes due to no electricity

Among the school closings are Ashtabula-area schools and Anton Grdina.

  Thousands of residents without power due to overnight storms in Summit and Portage counties

Damage reports piling up with down power lines.

7th grade boy donates $15,000 earnings from Huron County Fair to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Western Reserve Schools is commending one of their seventh grade students for an act of kindness that is helping other kids his age in need.

Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse hosting hiring event on Tuesday

Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse is hosting open interviews from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 20.

Highway Patrol: man killed in Bath Township car crash was not wearing his seat belt

The Highway Patrol said the man was ejected from the car when it overturned.

  Severe thunderstorms in Northeast Ohio leave path of destruction in their wake

Severe thunderstorms downed trees and power lines, poured down golf ball-sized hail, and left thousands without power.

Severe storms leave thousands of FirstEnergy customers without power in Northeast Ohio

Nearly 20,000 FirstEnergy customers were without power in Summit County alone at 7 p.m.

  Trees, power lines down after powerful winds roar through Lake, Ashtabula counties

Trees and power lines blocked major roads in Madison Village after powerful winds tear through Sunday morning.

Amber Alert for 16-yr-old girl canceled

At 1:30 p.m. Sunday, the Indiana State Police sent a news release saying the Amber Alert has been canceled.

New Middletown Police arrest 20-year-old man who allegedly threatened Jewish community

The Anti-Defamation League is speaking out after a man was arrested by New Middletown police in conjunction with the FBI after allegedly making “a credible online threat to the Youngstown JCC and Jewish community.”

Backup QBs lead Browns past Colts 21-18 as Hunt returns

Garrett Gilbert threw two touchdown passes in the first half and David Blough added another TD pass in the second half Saturday, leading the Cleveland Browns past Indianapolis 21-18

  25th Anniversary of ‘The Shawshank Redemption’ comes to Ohio prison where it was filmed

Few 25-year anniversaries of a film are greeted with a packed parking lot of fans. But that's what happened at the silver anniversary celebration of 'The Shawshank Redemption' at the site where the movie was filmed, at the old Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield, Ohio.

4-year-old Garfield Heights boy struck and killed by car in Portage County

The life of a 4-year-old Garfield Heights boy was taken too soon after he entered the roadway and was fatally hit by a car in Deerfield Township.

  Plane carrying 153 passengers lands safely at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport after smoke fills cockpit

All souls aboard a JetBlue flight are saved after the plane had to make an emergency landing at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport when smoke filled the cockpit.

Firefighter injured battling garage fire in North Olmsted

A resident in the home was also injured in the blaze.

Dayton mayor receives threats after comments by Trump

The mayor of Dayton where nine people were slain in a mass shooting says a round-the-clock security detail was assigned to her because of hate-filled messages she received following verbal sparring with President Donald Trump after his visit to a hospital

Garfield Heights photographer who disappeared en route to a job returns home

Desmond Beasley never arrived at the I PROMISE school on Wednesday.

Fatally shot woman found laying in the middle of the road, Maple Heights police investigating

The shooting followed a disturbance at the Tonight 2 Lounge.

3 men rescued after boat capsizes near Conneaut, 1 still missing

The search continues for the fourth boater.