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‘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.

LA Opera to investigate Placido Domingo over sexual misconduct accusations

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

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

Andy Dick attacked after French Quarter show, representative says

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

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

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Jerry Seinfeld adds second performance to Playhouse Square show in October

Lawson’s Chip Dip just celebrated its 80th anniversary

Lucky Charms to sell giant marshmallow-only bags

Angelina Jolie caught on camera exploring Cleveland Museum of Art

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

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

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

Elton John marks nearly 3 decades of sobriety

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

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

Chance The Rapper announces November tour stop in Cleveland

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

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.

  Cardi B hit with new felony charges in strip club brawl

The indictment filed in state court on Friday charges Cardi B with two counts of felony attempted assault and various lesser charges.

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.

Wait Wait...Don’t Tell Me! is coming to Northeast Ohio

Wait Wait Don't Tell Me! is a "desperate attempt to have fun."

  Cleveland group uses art therapy to help patients in treatment for drug addiction

The struggle with addiction impacts countless Ohioans, and the work to help people work toward recovery is difficult.

  George Clinton, Parliament-Funkadelic bringing farewell tour to Rock Hall in July

Gettin' down just for the funk of it.

  Woodstock 50 in doubt: Organizers in talks with another venue

The festival has faced a series of setbacks, and the latest came Monday afternoon, when Watkins Glen International announced it's not hosting the anniversary event in August.

Justin Bieber challenges Tom Cruise to a fight on Twitter

The 25-year-old singer tweeted the challenge to the 56-year-old actor on Sunday evening.

Rapper Bushwick Bill of the Geto Boys dies at 52

The rapper whose legal name is Richard Shaw died Sunday at a Colorado hospital.

  New Orleans musician Dr. John dies at 77

Dr. John had a Top 10 hit with “Right Place, Wrong Time,” collaborated with numerous top-tier rockers, won multiple Grammy awards and was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

‘Dr. John,’ funky New Orleans ‘night-tripper’ musician, dies

The family of the Louisiana-born musician known as Dr. John says the celebrated singer and piano player who blended black and white musical influence with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou drawl, has died

  Dolly Parton wears her makeup to bed: Here’s why

The country star sleeps with her makeup on, just in case.

Sebastian Bach will belt out Skid Row’s debut album at Lakewood Phantasy this summer

Sebastian Bach will attract metal heads from across Northeast Ohio when he arrives to Lakewood this summer to perform Skid Row’s self-titled debut record.

Former 19 News traffic reporter Rick Abell dies at age 67

News personality Rick Abell, known for his airborne traffic and breaking news coverage on 19 News, has died at the age of 67.

Twenty One Pilots, The Killers to play free concerts in Cleveland ahead of MLB All-Star Game

Two multi-platinum recording artists will be playing in downtown Cleveland during the 2019 MLB All-Star Weekend Concert Series.

  Police were told deal was in works with Jussie Smollett

The approximately 460-pages of new documents show detectives investigating Smollett's claim he was the victim of a hate crime were told by Cook County prosecutors a deal with Smollett could include a $10,000 fine and community service.

  Robert Pattinson will be the next Batman

Variety said the star of the “Twilight” series is the top choice for the new film based on DC Comics’ Caped Crusader.

Cleveland restaurant threatened by state over bathroom labels receives apology from liquor department

Instead of having a sign that said “men” and “women" on the doors, there was an image of a toilet and a urinal on one door, and an image of just a toilet on the other.

Singer Leon Redbone dies at 69

Leon Redbone, a singer who reveled in the ragtime music of vaudeville with his gravelly voice, died early Thursday. He was 69.

First Edgewater LIVE of 2019 postponed due to expected inclement weather

Cleveland’s Breakfast Club was scheduled to kick off the series tonight with 80s rock.

  Netflix will ‘rethink’ Georgia shoots if abortion law holds

Netflix is rethinking production in Georgia after the state's heartbeat bill was signed by the governor.

Thousands sign petition to make Danny Devito next Wolverine

Lots of folks are getting a good laugh at signing a petition to make Danny Devito the next Wolverine.

Rock Hall apologizes for music played overnight from speaker boxes throughout downtown Cleveland

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame issued a statement Tuesday after the “Rock Box” speakers scattered in downtown Cleveland unintentionally played music throughout the night.

  ‘Stranger Things’: New Coke, from 1985, to make comeback on TV show

Season 3 of the show will take place in the summer of 1985, when Coca-Cola changed its formula for Coke. New Coke was considered one of the biggest marketing blunders of all time.

  ‘Game of Thrones': Water bottles join coffee cup in guest-starring roles

The series finale of “Game of Thrones” treated fans to another visual faux pas as two modern-day water bottles showed up in one of the scenes.

  Mick Jagger back with Rolling Stones after illness to start North American tour

Tickets sold for the original dates will be honored, but those who can't attend can get refunds by accessing their Ticketmaster accounts.

  Comedy actor Tim Conway dies at age 85

Conway won several Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe for his work. In 1989, he was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Mr. Ratburn from ‘Arthur’ comes out as gay and gets married on season premiere of PBS Kids show

The 22nd season of the PBS show kicks off with a memorable episode.

  Disney takes over Hulu in deal with Comcast

Disney may bundle Hulu with its upcoming kids-focused streaming service, Disney Plus, and its sports service, ESPN Plus, executives said last week.