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Bar Louie of Strongsville becomes 2nd Ohio location to shut down

Two Bar Louie locations in the state shut down on this past weekend, including one right here in Northeast Ohio.

  Cleveland man claims roofing company ripped him off, says surveillance video proves it

I-X Center looking to hire new workers at Saturday job fair

  Grocery customers adjusting to Cuyahoga County’s new plastic bag ban

  Giant Eagle ends use of plastic bags at Cuyahoga County grocery store locations

Free rides being offered in Lorain County for New Year’s Eve with Arrive Alive program

Lyft offering discounted rides in downtown Cleveland to ring in the New Year responsibly

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L.O.L. Surprise! Glamper modified after child injury reports surface on social media

Starbucks celebrating customers with free espresso drinks at Pop-Up Parties

Kohl’s now open 24 hours a day until Christmas Eve

  Giant Eagle to eliminate single-use plastic bags, bottles while rewarding customers

Ryan Reynolds’ gin brand claps back at Peloton in ad spoof featuring wife with drink instead of bike

Fifth Third Bank customers impacted by network issues

Dominion Energy Ohio to credit $50.9 million to residential gas customers

Ohio customers of Dominion Energy will soon be getting a reduced bill each month.

Don’t drink & drive: Lyft offering discounted rides on ‘Drunksgiving’

In an effort to keep drunken drivers off the road no matter what they call it, Lyft is partnering with the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Cleveland Division of Police and Jack Daniels to offer discounted rides.

Here’s a list of retail stores opening on Thanksgiving 2019

Each year, more and more stores seem to open on Thanksgiving to offer sales ahead of the typical Black Friday promotions.

Thanksgiving table staples that could be toxic to your pets

Traditional Thanksgiving food may be tasty for you, but not all dishes are suitable for your four-legged friends that may be joining you under the table.

Some Dangerous Toys you could be buying this holiday season

ALDI now delivering beer and wine just in time for the holiday season

Costco says $75 coupons are a scam

  Shaker Square residents, business owners battle for the boulevard

96 Kmart and Sears locations closing nationwide, 3 of which are in Ohio

Earn cashback from top online retailers during new retail holiday

  Popeye’s chicken sandwich is back and so are the long lines in Cleveland

Earlier this week, Popeye’s announced that the chicken sandwich was back by popular demand, and folks around the county and here in Cleveland couldn’t be happier.

  Maintaining HVAC units for fall and winter months

It’s a nightmare scenario. A heating unit, breaking down on a frigid night, with repairs costing thousands.

  Dozens of Ohio Amazon drivers laid off ahead of busy holiday season

More than 100 Amazon delivery drivers in Ohio are losing their jobs after the e-commerce company cut ties with a third-party contractor.

Taco Bell pulls beef from some stores on quality concerns

Taco Bell restaurants in some states are asking customers to try chicken or steak in their burritos after quality concerns pushed it to stop serving seasoned beef temporarily

Lipari Foods issues recall of bulk chicken salads and chicken salad sandwiches over Listeria concerns

According to the FDA,. there may be a potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes, which “is an organism, which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.”

Dawg Pound fans score free Arby’s curly fries on Monday thanks to Cleveland Browns interceptions

Cleveland Browns fans can keep on celebrating that 40-25 victory against the Baltimore Ravens on Monday.

  Warning issued after dirty exhaust fans likely led to 2 recent fires in Olmsted Township

The Olmsted Township Fire Department has a public safety message: Clean your bathroom exhaust fans.

USDA projects bid decrease in Ohio corn crop this year

The U.S. Department of Agriculture projects that Ohio's corn crop will be down 34% compared with 2018

  Sherwin-Williams considering plan to move global headquarters from Cleveland

The Sherwin-Williams Company announced on Thursday that it is in the process of exploring options to move the global headquarters from Cleveland.

  Dangerous house fires caused by something many homeowners don’t check

An estimated five people die each year from dryer fires. It can also cause thousands of dollars in damage to homes.

Cedar Fair reports attendance up at amusement, water parks

Cedar Fair Entertainment says attendance is up this year at its amusement parks and water parks

Study shows Ohio is the White Claw capital of the world

You knew the hard seltzer was popular, but did you know it was this popular right here in the Buckeye state?

Lyft offering discount for Cleveland Browns home opener

In honor of the Cleveland Browns’ home opener on Sunday and their ride smart initiative, Lyft is offering a discount to Clevelanders who will be celebrating downtown.

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.

RECALL: Whirlpool, KitchenAid & JennAir glass cooktops can turn themselves on

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says Whirlpool, KitchenAid and JennAir brand glass cooktops with touch controls are included in the recall.

Northeast Ohio music shop rushes drum set to Taylor Swift for VMA performance

“When TAYLOR SWIFT needs a Pink Sparkle drum set for the VMAs, you make it happen!”

Barrio announces new location is coming to Strongsville

Barrio just dropped the best news for build your own taco fans out in the suburbs just southwest of Downtown Cleveland.

Tyson recalling nearly 40,000 lbs. of chicken patties due to foreign matter contamination

The USDA classifies the health risk as "high."

Clear the City Dogs Cleveland shelter with reduced $21 adoption fee on Saturday

With the dog days of summer still here, now is the time to adopt your own four-legged friend.

Culver’s restaurant groundbreaking ceremony launches construction of Strongsville location

Culver’s, home of ButterBurgers, fresh frozen custard and Wisconsin cheese curds is coming to Pearl Road in Strongsville.

Wendy’s spicy chicken nuggets coming back to the Cleveland area on Monday

Good news Wendy’s spicy chicken nugget fans: you’ll be able to order them a week earlier than expected.

1 in 10 childcare facilities still using recalled infant sleepers

"Even one dangerous sleeper is one too many for parents to be comfortable."

Cleveland’s Butcher and the Brewer finalist for America’s Best Restroom contest

You can vote for the Downtown Cleveland restaurant until Sept. 13.

Fifth Third raising minimum wage to $18

The change goes into effect Oct. 28.

Gas prices could hit $3 per gallon this weekend

Bad news for your wallet

  Tax-Free Weekend in Ohio: Everything you need to know

If you’ve been planning to do some shopping, this is the weekend to finally scratch that off your to-do list

Jaworski Meats family mourns passing of 93-year-old ‘Kielbasa Queen’

The family of Jaworski Meats announced on Thursday that “Kielbasa Queen” Dorothy Jaworski has passed away at 93-years-old.

Another recall of infant sleepers issued after deaths reported in similar products

Disney and Eddie Bauer are recalling 24,000 inclined sleepers as a precautionary measure.

Panini’s Bar & Grill on Prospect and Ontario in Cleveland closes

The sudden closure was announced to the public on a sheet of paper taped to the front door.

Richmond Heights police discover ATM skimming device, searching for suspect

Police are looking for a man suspected of attaching a skimming device to an ATM in Richmond Heights.

Buehler’s recalling packaged salads due to possible foreign material contamination

There have been no confirmed reports of injury or adverse reactions.

Cuyahoga Falls City Council offering free child care for meeting attendants

Going to City Council meetings now has the perk of free child care for Cuyahoga Falls.

Listeria prompts recall of packaged salads, sandwiches sold at Fresh Market, Target

To date, no illness have been reported.

Stand up and give back with the Cleveland Indians new t-shirt honoring Carlos Carrasco

The Indians are standing up and giving back.

Campbell’s Sweets Factory closing Lakewood location

Cleveland’s family operated popcorn, chocolate and cupcake shop Campbell’s Sweets Factory shared some bittersweet news.

Hummus sold at stores nationwide being recalled due to possible bacteria contamination

The products have been distributed nationwide and to United Arab Emirates.

Dates, qualified items announced for Ohio’s annual sales tax holiday

Ohio shoppers can take advantage of the state’s tax-free holiday, which begins on the first Friday of every August, thanks to Senate Bill 226.

Recall Alert: Levolor custom cellular shades may pose strangulation hazard

30,000 units of shades were recalled because they may be a danger to small children.

Ohio City’s urban breakfast shoppe Jack Flaps served its last meal

The brand posted the announcement on Facebook Friday morning.

Recall Alert: 180,000 smoke detectors recalled due to not detecting smoke

The company has received 134 reports of failure to properly activate during installation

Reports: Charming Charlie closing all 261 stores after filing bankruptcy

According to Fortune, Charming Charlie plans to close all 261 stores by Aug. 31 after filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Recall issued for hamburger and hot dog buns sold in Ohio stores

A voluntary recall has been issued for hamburger buns, hot dog buns, and other bakery products that are sold in Ohio and 17 other states.

Cedar Point says ‘50th anniversary’ promotion offering 4 free tickets per family is a scam

Cedar Point is asking its visitors not to fall for a scam floating around on social media.

Insomnia Cookies offering free cookies for their ‘insomniacs’

Take a bite out of this sweet deal!

Dress up like a cow and score free Chick-fil-A for Cow Appreciation Day

Take up this “udderly” fantastic offer on Tuesday, July 9, from the time the location opens through 7 p.m.

Here are the codes for Fourth of July Lyft rides in Cleveland, Lorain, Summit County

Fourth of July Lyft deals for Summit, Lorain and Cuyahoga County.

  Lorain County builder responds to homeowner’s complaints after they come to 19 News

Builder responds to homeowners complaints after they reach out to 19 News for help.

  USPS worker that was target in 19 News investigation now indicted for mail thefts

Postal worker charged in scheme to divert checks totaling more than $20,000 from the mail.

Mentor Fire Department issues warning after dirty exhaust fan causes recent house fire

The Mentor Fire Department has a public safety message: Clean your bathroom ceiling exhaust fans.

Baby formula sold at Walmart recalled nationwide for potentially containing metal

A baby formula sold exclusively at Walmart is being recalled nationwide “because of the potential presence of metal foreign matter.”

Flour sold at Target, Walmart nationwide being recalled due to E. coli

E. coli can cause diarrhea, often with bloody stools.

Ford recalling Fusion, Ranger models due to transmission issues

Ford is expanding a recall that impacted over 500,000 vehicles in July 2018.

  Jogging strollers injuring parents, children but BOB resists recall

Tonight at 11: For years the Consumer Products Safety Commission has been getting complaints about the BOB jogging strollers, yet the company has resisted a voluntary recall

Child death prompts recall of dressers sold by Amazon, Target, Walmart

The dresser poses a serious tip-over and entrapment hazard if not properly anchored to a wall.

  Ohio parents indulged son’s every wish after he was abused, feeding self-destructive cycle that upended his life

“The word ‘no’ was never there..."

Westlake police say scammers now targeting residents by mail

Westlake police say several residents have reported receiving threatening letters from scammers demanding payment.

  Cleveland City Council committee addresses questions on lead safety recommendations

The Lead Safe Cleveland Coalition revealed 33 changes it thinks the city should make.

  Does a ban on plastic bags really work?

Cuyahoga County Council looks one step closer to passing a ban on single-use plastic bags, like the kind often found in grocery stores. At a committee meeting Wednesday night, the ordinance received unanimous support from members.