East Cleveland man indicted in 2012 execution-style slayings of man, 2 women

A lengthy investigation has led to a 20-count indictment against an East Cleveland man who is accused of fatally shooting three people in 2012.

California judge orders porn star to pay Trump legal fees

A federal judge has ordered porn star Stormy Daniels to pay Donald Trump nearly $293,000 for his attorneys' fees and another $1,000 in sanctions after her defamation suit against the president was dismissed.
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  Football player, 16, accused of fatally stabbing classmate pregnant with his baby

The 17-year-old victim’s body was recovered from a dumpster hours after an alleged fight with the suspect over the pregnancy.


  Social media, public tips become powerful tools for law enforcement trying to stop terrorists

Woman killed after being hit by stolen vehicle fleeing from Akron police

61-year-old bicyclist is the victim of a hit and run in Wickliffe

Cavs big man Tristan Thompson could miss nearly a month with foot injury

  Is it fear that’s keeping teens from getting a drivers license?

A national survey found one in four unlicensed teens are too afraid to get behind the wheel.
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  Hints of Democratic agenda as Google CEO testifies

Google CEO Sundar Pichai _ and other tech executives who may be watching _ got hints Tuesday of what issues they can expect to face as Democrats take control of the House in three weeks.

  Body found in Cleveland Metropark identified as professor visiting from PA

Charges pending against owner of dog found abused in Willoughby

Extremely rare bourbon up for grabs in statewide lottery in Ohio

Michelle Obama will bring book tour to Cleveland in 2019

Gingerbread event promotion draws backlash for reference to sex slaves, Cleveland foreclosure crisis

Accused Cleveland carjacker indicted by the grand jury

Ohio actor who plays the Grinch thinks the character is what the world needs right now

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  France shooting: 4 dead, several wounded in Strasbourg

French officials say a shooting in the French city of Strasbourg has killed four people and wounded several others, sparking a broad lockdown and major security operation around a world-famous Christmas market.


  Cavs vs. Bucks | Nothing but love as Matthew Dellavedova and George Hill start fresh

  Browns beat Panthers 26-20, keeping playoff hopes alive

Going into the game the Panthers were a 1-point favorite


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Youngstown community rallies behind family following fatal house fire

Jimmy Dean sausage links recalled, ‘pieces of metal’ contamination

Youngstown mother in critical condition after house fire that killed her 5 children

  ‘Guardians and War on Truth’ Time’s ‘Person of the Year’

The group is made up of four journalists and a newspaper that Time says “are representatives of a broader fight by countless others around the world."
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  ‘White people are the best’: Columbia student’s racist tirade captured on video

In a racially charged rant, the Columbia sophomore harasses and shouts white supremacist ideologies at a group of primarily minority students.

  Northeast Ohio weather: A few flakes will fly tonight

Community groups holding events to demand reforms at Cuyahoga County Jail

Mom frantic as 15-year-old daughter has been missing since Thursday

Elyria Fire Department called out to neighborhood for odor of gasoline