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  Canton family hit hard by the pandemic avoids being homeless when agency steps in to help

  Cleveland Heights family hosts socially-distanced Kwanzaa celebration

  Federal moratorium on evictions ends in less than two weeks; local agencies could be flooded with rental assistance requests

  Demand for firearms and ammunition increased price in part due to the pandemic

  Teachers in East Cleveland say they’re being denied longevity pay they’re owed

  Northeast Ohio’s Thanksgiving celebrations change as COVID-19 remains a threat

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  Some parents protest Lakewood School Board considering a return to in-person learning with surge in COVID cases

  Neighbors question why two vehicles damaged in a hit/skip were not towed right away

  Cleveland Councilman begins movement to help hundreds of women get their concealed carry permits

  Another innocent bystander shot at a Lorain park; security camera has now been installed

  Indoor visits at nursing homes and assisted living facilities beginning Monday

  ‘I wanted to see the games’: Cleveland man arrested for jumping fence at Progressive Field explains why he did it

  War and love: Ohio National Guard troops arrive home to family and friends they’ve missed for months

Citizen-Soldiers say they’re coming home to a different world.

  Members of Hispanic catholic community in Youngstown protest diocese decisions

Members of the Santa Rosa de Lima community protested against the relocation of their church.

  Some Cleveland Browns fans just happy to see their team take the field even with no fans in the stands

Browns lose against the Ravens 38-6 in Baltimore.

Keeping youth safe: Lorain community and city leaders form action plan

Citizens decided which ideas should have priority.

  Cleveland marchers commemorate historic March on Washington and rally for change

  Clevelanders travel to U.S. capital for March on Washington, demand racial justice

  Back the Blue and With Peace We Protest rallies held in downtown Cleveland

  State of the art technology to fight fires could be five times more effective and save lives

  No A/C and broken elevators at Akron senior living facility have health department asking questions

  Cedar Point puts a new rule in place for rides, but not everyone is happy

  Karamu House debuts a production for Juneteenth that strikes a chord with the racial climate in America

Juneteenth is the day that commemorates the end of slavery in the U.S., June 19, 1865. Friday night, there was a special Juneteenth celebration at the Karamu House in Cleveland, America’s oldest African-American Theatre. It takes a powerful look at Black history from slavery up until now.

  Teenagers nearly 4 times more likely to die in a car crash than by COVID-19 this summer

100 deadliest days for teen drivers.

  Protesters in Canton demanding change on heels of George Floyd death

The death of George Floyd has touched a nation.There have been protest all over the country, and now there are protests in our area where people are demanding change in Canton.

  Will the Flats have as large of a crowd this Memorial Day with Covid-19 restrictions?

Big changes this Memorial Day

  Northeast Ohio lawyer honors first responders with song during coronavirus crisis

While he doesn’t believe that everyone needs his song, he hopes it can serve as encouragement for whoever needs it.

Medidas de Trump contra el virus corona: ¡Tu opinión cuenta!

El Presidente Donald Trump es cuestionado por haber minimizado inicialmente la aparición del virus corona. Hoy la triste realidad presenta a los Estados Unidos como el primer país con más infectados.

Plan de estímulo estadounidense: ¡Queremos su opinión!

El senado de los Estados Unidos aprobó un nuevo plan de estímulo que busca ayudar a americanos y negocios afectados por los toque de queda a causa del virus corona. Según el programa, personas que ganan menos de $75,000 al año recibirán $1200. Mientras tanto, las parejas que ganan menos de $150,000

Woman creates 'Caremongering Berea’ group on social media to help people in need during coronavirus pandemic

People are coming together to help each other during the coronavirus pandemic, even though they can’t be face-to-face. And social media is helping get the word out.

  Lorain seniors take advantage of early morning exclusive shopping hour during coronavirus situation

Some stores in Lorain opening early to seniors to help them avoid crowds

Trump y Nancy Pelosi: ¡Queremos su opinión!

Antes del tradicional mensaje del “Estado de la Unión”, el Presidente Donald Trump entregó una copia impresa de su discurso a Nancy Pelosi, la Presidenta de la Cámara de Representantes. Pelosi extendió su mano para un cortés saludo. Pero Trump tuvo una reacción, digamos, peculiar: la ignoró, o simpl

  Oberlin Police still unclear on exact substance that led to HAZMAT situation at Walmart

It's been nine days since Hazmat crews responded to the Walmart in Oberlin for a suspected fentanyl scare. 19 News Investigates is digging for answers on exactly what substance triggered the emergency.

  2 brothers to be sentenced for stabbing a Cleveland cook to death

In September, they pleaded guilty of murdering Michael Reese, a 24-year-old man who worked as a cook at the Academy Tavern on Lachmere.

  Cuyahoga Co. Sheriff’s Office focuses on road patrols for border security

19 News has learned the Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Office is expanding its enforcement of northern border security. They’re focusing on crimes like human trafficking and drug smuggling that cross the Canadian border.

  Ohio lawmaker pushes to add more protections for sex assault survivors in court

There's a push to add another layer of protection for sex assault survivors in the courtroom. A state lawmaker wants to shield the advocates they talk to in confidence after an assault from testifying.

  Former Ohio Boy Scout leader pleads guilty to child sexual exploitation charges

A former Richland County Boy Scout leader pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual exploitation of children and one count of receiving and distributing child pornography in federal court Tuesday morning.

  US Customs facility going up at Port of Cleveland to meet rising cruise ship demand

More and more cruise ships are disembarking here in Cleveland.

  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.

  Could Florida’s new student threat database work in Ohio?

Tracking student threats has become a priority for many schools.Now Florida just activated a database that will compile all of this under a new law. 19News is getting answers on whether this could help here in Ohio.

Sandusky police officer saves six-week-old baby with CPR

Officer Estep’s training kicked in and he performed CPR to get the infant to start breathing.

  Cleveland activists react to planned ICE raids nationwide

ICE raids are planned in 10 major U.S. cities

  Stark County adult becomes first confirmed measles case in Ohio since 2017

Measles has officially returned to Ohio.

  Teen driving “ROADeo” aims to cut down on preventable car crashes

Car crashes are the leading cause of death for teens.Teen drivers are nine times more likely to be involved in a crash than adults.But those crashes can be preventable.

  Months later, Lorain family looking for answers in deadly hit and run

Angel Rivas, Roslyn Arroyo’s brother, told 19 News he’s frustrated the driver still hasn’t faced any consequences.

Animal rights group captures gruesome video of chickens being thrown into dumpster after crash

The nearly 30-minute live video shows Amy Stewart, a representative for Cleveland Animal Save, at the scene of the crash, filming crew members tossing chickens into a dumpster.

  Ohio senator vies for statewide fireworks legalization, opponents argue the bill opens door to more injuries

Shooting off your own fireworks in Ohio hasn't been legal for decades, but some lawmakers want to change that.

SeaWorld Ohio opened 49 years ago, relive your visits by looking at before/after photos

SeaWorld closed its doors in Ohio back in 2000 and now all we have left are the memories.

Cleveland Candle Company looks like a solid choice for date night, just ask Baker Mayfield

Looking for a unique a twist for date night?

  SVSM holds mass in Akron for 22-year-old woman who died during Cleveland Marathon

Taylor Ceepo, 22, will be remembered at Saint Vincent Saint Mary.

  Cleveland Browns Kareem Hunt remorseful for off-the-field assault, wants to apologize to victim face to face

“If I was to see her I would apologize to her face," Hunt said.

Baker Mayfield in full support of Odell Beckham: ‘You let a guy like that do him’

#10toesdown

Meijer opens three separate stores in Mentor, Stow and Avon

The stores open at 7 a.m. with ribbon cuttings scheduled for 9 a.m.

  Avon Lake School District first in Ohio to test seatbelts on school buses

City Council approved the pilot program on Monday, May 13.

No injuries reported after fire on Cleveland’s west side, occupants saved by fire alarm

The fire took place on the 13000 block of Thornhope Road

4-year-old Toledo boy dies from gunshot wound

A preliminary investigation revealed that the shooting appeared to be accidental, according to a spokesperson for Toledo police.

Cleveland city officials offer $10,000 reward for tips leading to arson arrest

A press conference is expected to start at 9 a.m. with more details.

Cleveland Browns break from training for fun at Cedar Point

Browns training camp will start soon enough so they decided to have some fun while they can.

  Cleveland celebrating Police Week by lighting the city blue

The 2nd Annual Light Northern Ohio Blue campaign is calling for locals to wear blue clothing and lighting their place of business blue throughout the week.

Hoppin’ Frog brewery introduces new beer inspired by Akron favorites

The beverages inspired by Swenson's and Skyway drive-ins come in 16 oz. cans and pack 7 percent alcohol.

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo introduces newest giraffe calf to the herd

The Masai calf and his mother Jada will join the rest of the group in the outdoor habitat today at 10 a.m.

Lorain Mayor announces resignation after 8 years, to spend more time with family

“My wife has only known me as a mayor. I do not want that for my daughter in these early, important years.”

  Special needs students in Cleveland and Canton finally meet after school year as pen pals

They might just have the handshake of the year.

Indians’ Jason Kipnis gets roasted by Cleveland police officer after getting pulled over (video)

He walked away without a ticket but not without his feelings hurt.

  Parma’s 30-year-old pit bull ban ‘unofficially’ upheld by 21 votes, Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan maintains strong primary lead: Ohio Election Day 2019

Ohioans headed to the polls Tuesday, May 7 to vote on a number of issues important in their communities.

  Euclid woman reunited with support dog after emotional 2-month separation

Two months ago, we brought you the story of a missing emotional support animal. Peanut, the three-year-old Yorkie, had disappeared from his Euclid home in early February. His owner, Ashley Youngblood, was desperate to get him back. Today, the two are reunited.

  Stow officer injured after suspected drunken driver slams into cruiser in construction zone (video)

A Stow police officer is recovering after being struck by a suspected drunken driver on Monday, May 6.

  Parma residents to vote on longstanding pitbull ban

The law has been in place for more than 30 years.

Euclid High School says no shooter on campus after morning lockdown; 2 suspects in custody

Officers responded to the scene immediately which turned out to be a hoax.

  Sunny Side Up: Parma to vote on pitbull ban Tuesday

Should pit bulls be banned?

  Gayle King, Anthony Mason and Tony Dokoupil to Co-Host ‘CBS This Morning’

“This is a start of a new era for CBS News.”

  Lead Safe Cleveland Coalition pushing council to take action on protection efforts

The Lead Safe Cleveland Coalition will go before the Cleveland City Council’s Health and Human Services Committee Monday at 9:30 a.m.

  One in four Americans suffers from arthritis, walkers in Cleveland hope to find a cure

The number one cause of disability in the United States may surprise you.It's arthritis, and it affects more than 50 million Americans.

Stow Police looking for missing teen last seen in March

According to police, Lauren was last seen leaving her home in Stow with a small duffel bag on March 3.

  Riverfront restaurants, bars could be headed to east bank of the Flats (photos)

Check out the potential designs from HSB Architects and Engineers.

  Ohio appellate court rules lost embryos were not living persons

Their attorney argued before a panel of judges that an embryo should be considered a person and not property, and the judge ruled otherwise.

  Carroll County Sheriff silences skeptics who blame Jonathon Minard’s death on parents

"Let me be very clear, Jonathon's parents had no involvement with this tragic outcome."

Crews working to clear scene after semi rollover on I-71 in Medina County

According to police, the truck was traveling northbound on I-71 before it spun out.

  Recorded jailhouse phone call leads to pizza driver killer

Recorded jailhouse phone calls put police on the trail of pizza delivery driver.