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Cleveland Indians Home Opener still not sold out after 4 days of tickets sales

Tickets to the Cleveland Indians Home Opener on March 26, went one sale to the general public on Monday and it still not sold out, which is rare.

  Medina pastor threatened over support of LGBTQ rights

Cleveland Clinic doctor dies from flu complications

Gov. DeWine issues new orders to Ohioans to help limit potential spread of coronavirus

Ohioans trying to buy emergency food supplies for possible coronavirus outbreak are finding they’re not alone

5 out of 5 inmates who escaped from a Stark County corrections center back in custody

  Cleveland Clinic’s unique surgery heals baby with life-threatening heart defect

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Ohio Senate urges US Congress to make daylight saving time permanent

  1 home destroyed, 2 others damaged in Ashtabula fire

  $100,000 bond for Cleveland pastor charged with prostitution

Akron man in critical condition after being stabbed by his girlfriend, police say

Skechers shoes to feature outsoles made with rubber from Goodyear Tire Company

New Cleveland Clinic hospital in Mentor expected to open in 2021

  Northeast Ohio weather: Strong winds, cold temps on Thursday with lake effect snow for some

Cold today with lake effect snow and wind gusts over 40 mph

  Cuyahoga County drops child porn charges on Strongsville priest

Father Robert McWilliams was assigned to St. Joseph Church.

10-foot waves forecast for Lake Erie as high winds, winter weather moves through

Dangerous swells are expected in Lake Erie on Thursday, according to National Weather Service Cleveland.

  Coyotes attack and kill family dog in Cleveland’s Little Italy neighborhood

A Cleveland family is grieving after their beloved pug, Yoshi, was attacked and killed by a pack of coyotes while he was in the backyard of the family home in Little Italy.

Man who killed mother with hammer on Cleveland’s West Side sentenced to life in prison

  Pastor working to increase security after shots fired during basketball game at Ohio City church

4 armed men rob pharmacy on Cleveland’s East Side

Commuter Cast: Five mile delay on 480 EB due to a crash at Broadway

  Snow and wet conditions will cause delays this morning for commuters

  19 First Alert Weather Day: Overnight snow will likely disrupt morning commutes; snow emergencies issued

  Novice detectives and experts come together to tackle Newburgh Heights cold case at CrowdSolve: Chicago

Imagine crowdsourcing to solve a crime.Law enforcement officials, criminology experts and professors think this could be a model for the future. They gathered with true crime fans at CrimeCon CrowdSolve in Chicago this weekend, presented by the Oxygen network, to focus on a local cold case.

  550 jobs leaving Elyria as Bendix opens new, multi-million dollar brake plant in Avon

One Northeast Ohio city’s loss is another one’s gain. After nearly 80 years in Elyria, Bendix Commercial Vehicle System’s is moving its world headquarters to Avon.

  Karamu House, America’s oldest African-American theater in Cleveland, undergoing $14.5M renovation

The “place of joyful gathering” will continue the legacy of educating, training, inspiring and entertaining through the arts, just as those who came before them.

Ohio secretary of state sounds off again on Kent State for inviting Jane Fonda to speak at 50th anniversary of May 4 tragedy

Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose is continuing to criticize Kent State University for their decision to invite Jane Fonda to speak on campus.

  Solon father detained in Thailand over one alleged bullet found in luggage

Mike Jones, 37, was detained after he wrapped up a birthday trip. He and his family deny the allegations, adding that there’s no proof or evidence of the bullet being found.

Cleveland snow total is half as much as it usually is every winter

Snowfall totals.

  Ohio teachers now have access to a new tool that could help protect your children from school violence

A local school district helped create a threat prevention training program that was announced Wednesday by the Attorney General.

89-year-old Akron women targeted by scammers take her for ‘large financial loss’

If you see the suspects, do not approach; call 911.

Bill to ban transgender athletes from girls’ and women’s school sports proposed by Ohio lawmakers

Two Ohio legislators are set to propose a bill that would ban transgender athletes from participating in any female school sports programs.

  Ohio now has 212 people under ‘public health supervision’ for coronavirus

The previous six PUI cases, are now in the negative category after test results have come back from the CDC.

  Hudson police charge 13-year-old Seton Catholic School student with arson

The fire was set early Monday.

Mentor police arrest 2 men accused of trafficking methamphetamine

Police took two men into custody and charged them both with trafficking methamphetamine after a traffic stop in Mentor.

  Convicted rapist wanted by Cuyahoga County Sheriff

The Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Department is looking for 50-year-old William Morris for failing to update his sex offender registry status.

  Suspended Cleveland police officer pleads not guilty to felonies including abduction, intimidation

Cleveland police officer William Tell pleaded not guilty to the latest charges against him.

1 patient currently under investigation for coronavirus in Ohio

State health officials say one patient is under investigation currently for a possible coronavirus infection in Ohio.

Police identify 2 homeless suspects linked to armed robbery at Summit County gas station

Police are hoping the public can help identify a man and a woman linked to an armed robbery at a Stow-area gas station.

  Former St. Edward High School teacher sentenced to probation for trying to meet teen boy for sex

A former St. Edward High School teacher who pleaded guilty to attempted unlawful sexual conduct with a minor was sentenced on Wednesday.

2020 Murder rate in Northeast Ohio (interactive map)

The interactive map below is based on records and statistics provided to 19 News from area law enforcement agencies.

  Medical Examiner identifies burnt, dismembered woman found in field on Cleveland’s East side

The victim is Benette Smith, 54.

  2 Cuyahoga County Corrections officers going to jail for attack on restrained inmate

The mentally ill inmate suffered a concussion.

  Ohio City Galley closing but one business could relocate, owner says

A Cleveland West side food destination is set to cease operations permanently.

  Cleveland pastor charged with prostitution; arrested by human trafficking task force

Reverend Randolph Brown is the pastor at Inner-City Missionary Baptist Church.

37-year-old man gunned down blocks from Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland has died; 2nd victim’s condition unknown

Double shooting happened at a gas station on Community College Avenue.

Glassdoor reveals Cleveland ranks 5th among the 25 best cities for jobs in 2020

Glassdoor revealed Wednesday Cleveland is ranked fifth among the 25 best cities for jobs in 2020. The determining factor in ranking these cities is (1) Hiring opportunity; (2) Cost of living and; (3) Job satisfaction.

  Commuter Cast for Wednesday, Feb. 26

Here’s a look at what you can expect on your way to work or school.

Police said ramp closures for State Route 8 North in Stow will begin March 2

ODOT announced Tuesday there will be delayed for ramp closures that were scheduled to take place Wednesday on State Route 8. Now, according to Stow Police, the ramp closures will begin March 2 in Stow.

  Caught on Camera: Truck breaks through fence, crashes into North Olmsted pool

A driver lost control and put part of his pickup. right into a pool. This was at the Kings Path Condominiums on Lorain Road in North Olmsted, police said.

Woodstock stage to be donated to Rock Hall

A piece of rock music history will become part of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The “Woodstock at 50” exhibit is currently on display at the Rock Hall.

Tickets for Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremonies go on sale today at 10 a.m.

Starting today, tickets will go on sale for this year’s Enshrinement Ceremony at the Pro Football Hall of Fame at 10 a.m. today.

Billie Eilish donates signed t-shirts to help raise money for Willoughby-Eastlake levy drive

The Willoughby-Eastlake School district has a 10-year, $494 million operating levy on the March 17 ballot. The levy failed in November, and the district made more than $2 million in cuts.

  Trooper chase through Strongsville, Medina ends with rollover crash, 2 arrests

The chase started on the Ohio Turnpike after a trooper asked the suspect to move to a legal parking spot, and in the process, smelled weed.

FirstEnergy to buy 250 electric trucks from new Lordstown plant

FirstEnergy plans to purchase 250 electric pickup trucks from the startup company, Lordstown Motors Corp., which has breathed new life into the once-defunct GM plant.

  19 First Alert Weather Day Wednesday: Snow showers will impact the evening commute

Damp day ahead with drizzle and light rain in the area.

Routine traffic stop ends with drug bust in Mentor

A routine traffic stop ended with a drug bust after Mentor Police found that two men were in possession of methamphetamine and prescription drugs early Monday morning.

  Did system loophole in Ohio allow registered sex offender near children?

Kyle Smith Jr., 38, is charged with receiving and distributing child pornography.

Meet the team behind ’400 Years: The Vestiges of Slavery in Cleveland’ during Town Hall Tuesday

During Black History Month 19 News has been taking a closer look at race, inequality, and injustice by examining how 400 years of slavery still affects the Cleveland community today.

  Construction company working on condos that burned in Rocky River has strong reputation

19 News investigators are learning more about the company in charge of the project that caught fire in Rocky River on Sunday.

  19 First Alert Day: Winter system arrives Wednesday bringing several inches of snow to parts of northern Ohio

Snow picks up Wednesday afternoon. Snow and strong winds Wednesday evening.

  Dash, body camera footage shows up-close intensity of weekend fire in Rocky River

Rocky River police released body and dash camera video showing flames that engulfed and destroyed a condominium building that was under construction.

Twinsburg Fire Department says the seat belt saved the life of a driver involved in rollover crash

The driver of a car that rolled over several times is lucky to be alive, and the Twinsburg Fire Department said it is all because of his seat belt.

  University Hospitals doctors in Cleveland warn about taking cruises anytime soon because of coronavirus

The University Hospitals Roe Green Center for Travel Medicine in Cleveland has issued a series of warnings for anyone who has purchased, or is considering a cruise anytime soon because of the coronavirus.

Police: Possible weapon seen at Shaker Heights Middle School

School was on lock down for a short time.

Man gunned down blocks from Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland; 2nd victim being treated at hospital

Cleveland police launched a homicide investigation after a man was shot to death on the city’s near East side.

  Greater Cleveland Food Bank kicks off biggest fundraiser of the year

The Greater Cleveland Food Bank has launched the 29th annual Harvest for Hunger fundraiser, its biggest events of the year.

4 out of 5 inmates who escaped from a Stark County corrections center back in custody

Only Vincent Blanc remains on the loose.

  ESPN Cleveland suspends reporter Tony Grossi for using derogatory slur to describe Browns QB Baker Mayfield

ESPN Cleveland sports reporter Tony Grossi has been suspended indefinitely after using an offensive term when referring to Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield.

Akron man who broke every bone in woman’s neck during strangulation death sentenced to life in prison

Daniel Lee Jones killed Kerri Blondheim in Sept. of 2018.

Akron man sentenced to life in prison for killing man with a van

An Akron man was sentenced to life in prison for driving his van into two people, killing one and seriously injuring the other.

Progressive to hire 1,500 new employees in Cleveland area

Progressive is looking to add up to 8,000 new workers nationwide, including 1,500 additional hires in Northeast Ohio.

  Cleveland Heights woman accused of stabbing faux fur wearer found not guilty by reason of insanity

Meredith Lowell is accused of stabbing the victim in the arm.

Missing 7- and 1-year-old boys who should be in custody of social workers may be with parents, Cleveland police say

Cleveland police are trying to locate two young children who are supposed to be in the custody of Cuyahoga County social workers.

2 Bedford city water employees accused of stealing nearly $80,000 of taxpayer money

Two employees working for the Bedford water department are accused of stealing $76,869.

  Ohio investigators don’t think there is criminal activity involved in Rocky River building fire

The Ohio State Fire Marshal released new information regarding the continuing investigation surrounding the circumstances leading up to an intense that destroyed a Rocky River condominium building that was under construction.

Portage County man indicted for stealing more than $700,000 from a VFW Post

Dan Molnar allegedly stole the money from the Aurora VFW Post 2629.

73-year-old Geauga County man dies while ice fishing

Steve Nemeckay fell through the ice on a pond off Perkin Road.

Woman hospitalized after unknown suspect attacks her with acid-like chemical, Cleveland police say

Cleveland police are hoping to track down an unknown male suspect who attacked a woman with chemicals.

Mitchell’s is serving ice cream-stuffed paczki at the Ohio City shop to celebrate Fat Tuesday

Mitchell’s Ice Cream is serving up special paczki for one day only to celebrate Fat Tuesday.

  Grand jury indicts Stark County man who is accused of shooting his own dog in the face

The injured dog has recovered from his injuries.