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Cleveland Browns parody ‘Friends’ with theme song remake (video)

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

The Cars frontman, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Ric Ocasek dead at 75

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

Singer Eddie Money dies of esophageal cancer at 70

Cleveland’s Queen of Hearts jackpot eclipses $2.9 million; Lady Luck still hidden

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  19 News’ Sia Nyorkor featured in CBS News story after #NaturalHairOnAir photos go viral

  Kurt Cobain royalty check from 28 years ago found in record store

Country singer Kylie Rae Harris dies in New Mexico crash

Cleveland’s Queen of Hearts jackpot surpasses $2.3 million; lady luck not found

Maker of one of Prince’s most-iconic guitars fights to keep his design

Justin Bieber sports ‘Not Shane Bieber’ jersey in ongoing joke with Cleveland Indians pitcher

Grayton Road Tavern’s Queen of Hearts jackpot surpasses $2 million

Lady luck is out there, and she’s now worth more than $2 million.

Authorities ramp up security as thousands of partiers descend on Put-in-Bay for Kid Rock concert

Kid Rock, and his motley fan base, are about to take over Put-in-Bay this week during Bash at the Bay.

Disney announces EPCOT overhaul

The theme park is undergoing "the biggest transformation of any park we've ever accomplished," said Bob Chapek, Disney's chairman of parks, experiences and products.

Singer Eddie Money says he has stage 4 esophageal cancer

The 70-year-old whose real name is Edward Mahoney learned that the disease had spread to his liver and lymph nodes.

  Special prosecutor named to look into Jussie Smollett case

  NASA names Mars rock after the Rolling Stones

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

  Comedy duo launches two shows on different networks

Taylor Swift says she plans to re-record her old songs

Sign language interpreter steals show from rapper Twista

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

Elton John took to social media to slam stories that suggested that Prince Harry and Meghan were hypocritical for accepting jet travel despite their devotion to eco-causes.

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.

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson ties the knot in Hawaii

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

‘Easy Rider’ star and writer Peter Fonda dies at age 79

Actor Peter Fonda, the son of a Hollywood legend who became a movie star in his own right after both writing and starring in the counter-culture classic "Easy Rider," has died.

Hathaway Brown makes history as first in U.S. with varsity esports team

They had a smiles on their faces, all while fighting the stigma that women don’t play video games.

  Akron newlyweds design arcade game for wedding ceremony

No garters, no bouquets, just a video game.

Women: Opera’s Domingo abused power to sexually harass them

Eight singers and a dancer have told the AP that they were sexually harassed by the long-married, Spanish-born superstar in encounters that took place over three decades beginning in the late 1980s, at venues that included opera companies where he held top managerial positions.

CBS crew of Jim Nantz, Tony Romo to call Browns’ season opener in Cleveland against Tennessee Titans

CBS is rolling out its best announcers for the Cleveland Browns’ first game of the season.

Andy Dick attacked after French Quarter show, representative says

A representative for Andy Dick says the controversial comedian was sucker punched, knocked unconscious and put in the ICU after a performance in the French Quarter early Saturday (Aug. 10).

CANCELED: Dustin from ‘Stranger Things’ is not bringing his band, Work In Progress, to Grog Shop in Cleveland Heights (video)

Work In Progress will be live at the Grog Shop in Cleveland Heights Aug. 14 at 7 p.m.

  John Legend holds surprise performance for Dayton community 1 week after mass shooting (video)

One week after a mass shooting claimed the lives of nine people, John Legend paid a surprised visit to Dayton on Sunday.

Jerry Seinfeld adds second performance to Playhouse Square show in October

The acclaimed comedian will perform stand-up comedy at Playhouse Square.

Lawson’s Chip Dip just celebrated its 80th anniversary

Lawson's stores have been closed for years, but Circle K stores still sell the popular french onion dip.

Lucky Charms to sell giant marshmallow-only bags

The bite-sized treats are now giant-sized!

Angelina Jolie caught on camera exploring Cleveland Museum of Art

The award-winning actress was also spotted having a bite to eat at Ohio City’s Market Garden Brewery when she was in the Cleveland area celebrating her 18-year-old son Maddox’s birthday

White Sox, Yankees to play at ‘Field of Dreams’ in 2020

The Chicago White Sox will play the New York Yankees next summer at the site in eastern Iowa where the movie "Field of Dreams" was filmed.

Angelina Jolie makes appearance at Ohio City’s Market Garden Brewery

Those hanging out at the brewery were surprised to see Jolie and her son in attendance.

Hiker scares away mountain lion with Metallica

Dee Gallant was out hiking late last month when she “felt a funny feeling.” She turned around to find a big cat stalking her and her dog Murphy.

Topps accidentally put ‘Justin’ on Cleveland Indians pitcher Shane Bieber’s baseball card; the pop star responded

It’s probably not the first time that Indians pitcher Shane Bieber was called “Justin,” and it probably won’t be the last time either.

Rare, 1st edition Harry Potter book sells for $34,000

The rare book had just been sitting - half-forgotten - in a closet until its owner realized she might be able to sell it to pay for a new bathroom.

  Ohio police officer shows off his moves for the ‘Git Up Challenge’ (video)

An Ohio police officer is throwing his badge into the ring and dancing to the latest challenge that has taken social media by storm.

Towering Broadway director and producer Hal Prince dead

Prince pushed the boundaries of musical theater with such groundbreaking shows as "The Phantom of the Opera," ''Cabaret," ''Company" and "Sweeney Todd." He won 21 Tony Awards,

Elton John marks nearly 3 decades of sobriety

The artist is nearly 30 years sober. He posted a picture of his Alcoholics Anonymous sobriety coin to social media.

Joe Russo, ‘Avengers’ co-director, regrets not killing Tony Stark in ‘Civil War’

Joe and Anthony Russo, the Cleveland-born directors who gave us “Avengers: Endgame,” took to Twitter to stamp out a bit of fake news.

Lil Nas X sets new Billboard record for most weeks at No.1

Lil Nas X sets a record this week as his country-trap song spends its 17th week on top of the Hot 100 chart.

Chance The Rapper announces November tour stop in Cleveland

Following the debut of his album “The Big Day,” Chance The Rapper announced he will be performing in Cleveland.

  S.C. man recreates iconic ‘The Lion King’ intro with donkey named Nathan

With the release of the live action version of 'The Lion King,' almost everyone is familiar with the iconic intro to the 'Circle of Life' ballad. But you've never heard it like this.

Rutger Hauer, known for ‘Blade Runner,’ ‘The Hitcher’ and ‘Ladyhawke,' dead at 75

The Dutch actor died at his home in the Netherlands.

  Watch: Billy Joel invites blind, 14-year-old pianist to join him on Madison Square Garden stage

Ahead of his July 11 concert at The Garden, the pop star invited Logan on stage to play his piano.

Beloved Cleveland TV news personality Fred Griffith dies at age 90

Former television news anchor Fred Griffith, most known for his role on “The Morning Exchange” in Cleveland, has died at the age of 90.

Russo brothers field questions from Avengers at Comic-Con

Russo brothers field 'fan' questions from their 'Avengers' cast at Comic-Con

  The story behind Ghost Aydan: How a North Ridgeville kid changed his life by playing Fortnite

From a trailer park in North Ridgeville to a life of luxury in California.

Funeral held for Beth Chapman of ‘Dog the Bounty Hunter’

Friends and family of the late "Dog the Bounty Hunter" reality TV show co-star Beth Chapman are gathering in Colorado to remember her life

Rock ‘n’ roll: Heavy metal fans help man in wheelchair crowd surf

Metal fans at Spain’s Resurrection Fest showed their compassion and inclusive-partying spirit last weekend, hoisting a man in a wheelchair into the air so he could crowd surf.

Picasso exhibit coming to Cleveland Museum of Art in May 2020

Pablo Picasso is coming to Cleveland.

  Terry Crews looking to be cast as King Triton in live action “Little Mermaid”

Actor Terry Crews took to Twitter to campaign himself for the role of King Triton in the remake of "The Little Mermaid" after African-American singer Halle Bailey was announced to star as Ariel.

Garth Brooks announces ‘Dive Bar’ tour. Anyone surprised?

Garth Brooks announced a surprise, seven-city “Dive Bar” tour this week. It’s inspired by his new song with Blake Shelton of the same name.

Cleveland native Machine Gun Kelly drops new album

Machine Gun Kelly drops 4th studio album

Cleveland’s ‘Light Up the Lake’ fireworks show hitting 19 News airwaves and platforms on Fourth of July

Catch Cleveland’s “Light Up the Lake" fireworks event at sundown on Cleveland CW43, Cleveland19.com and the 19 News Facebook page.

Eddie Money cancels concert in Northfield following heart surgery

Eddie Money cancels Northfield show.

  Rock & Roll Hall of Fame showcase new garage band exhibit, Darryl McDaniels of Run-DMC performs

The interactive experience will be the first in the museum’s 24-year-history.

Stars of HGTV’s ‘Fixer Upper’ donate $1.5M to St. Jude

Stars of the hit HGTV show ‘Fixer Upper’ made a big donation to a local hospital.

Where to watch Fourth of July fireworks in Northeast Ohio

A comprehensive list of Northeast Ohio 4th of July fireworks shows

  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.

Cleveland’s own Welshly Arms to headline CBRE fundraiser with 100% of the proceeds going to cancer research

The inaugural Rock-n-Bocce event will be an evening of live music, game, prizes and a bocce tournament.

MLB All-Star Celebrity Softball Game rosters include JR Smith, Jamie Foxx, Drew Carey

This year’s game will be a showdown between Cleveland’s movie and television stars, musicians, and sports phenoms against celebrities from across the world.

Carrie Underwood’s baby loves her singing. Dad’s, not so much

Jacob Bryan, the 5-month-old baby of singer Carrie Underwood and former NHL player Mike Fisher, clearly prefers one parent to the other when it comes to singing.

Family: Beth Chapman of bounty hunting fame in medically-induced coma

Chapman, wife of Hawaii-based bounty hunter Duane “Dog” Chapman, has battled cancer for years.

‘Jeopardy’ champ Holzhauer to debut in World Series of Poker

Holzhauer played online poker semi-professionally back in the early 2000s and makes a living off of sports gambling.

Memorial dedication held for gazebo where Tamir Rice was fatally shot by Cleveland police

Community members in Chicago gathered Sunday to dedicate a temporary memorial for 12-year-old Cleveland boy, Tamir Rice.

Asian Lantern Festival returns to Cleveland Metroparks Zoo following record breaking 2018 exhibit (photos)

The 2018 Asian Lantern Festival broke U.S. and international attendance records for a lighting event of its kind, with more than 150,000 guests.

‘The Office’ making its way to Broadway stage at Cleveland’s Playhouse Square

The numbers won’t be performed by ‘Here Comes Treble’ but they should be solid nonetheless.

Inclement weather prompts another postponement for Edgewater Live concert series

Due to thee potential for severe weather, Cleveland Metroparks announced that the June 20 Edgewater Live event has been postponed... Again.

From ‘Batwoman’ to 'Supernatural’: CW unveils fall lineup

Be sure to tune into Cleveland's CW43.

  ‘Hunger Games’ prequel novel coming in 2020

A decade after seemingly wrapping up "The Hunger Games," Suzanne Collins is bringing readers back to Panem.

Indians players volunteer at Cleveland APL

The team posted video to Facebook showing pitcher Mike Clevinger, outfielder Jordan Luplow and reliever Nick Wittgren on their off day playing with dogs and making blankets.

Cleveland Water Lantern Festival rescheduled to August date

Tickets are $30 until July 31 and then prices will increase.

‘Cribbs in the CLE: Josh and Maria Live’ coming this fall to WOIO and WUAB (video)

A new daily talk show will air on both stations.