150 guns collected during annual Cleveland Police gun buyback event

During the annual Cleveland Police Foundation Gun Buyback event, police collected more than 150 guns, running out of gift cards within a little over an hour.

FedEx van slams into Amish cart; horse killed, driver seriously injured

Woman drives van through schoolyard filled with children

Missing teen listed as ‘endangered’ by Cleveland Police

Missing Avon Lake girl found safe, reunited with family

  UPDATE: Body of newborn baby found in Hiram College bathroom; police pouring over crime scene for evidence

  Cleveland company files for bankruptcy, owes millions to schools across Ohio and US

Continued Coverage

  4th former inmate claims brutality from corrections officers at Portage County Jail

  Northeast Ohio weather: Frost Advisory in place overnight

  Jury recommends death penalty for man convicted of killing Garfield Heights siblings

Repeat domestic violence offender arrested after pepper spraying 4 children and their mother, Trumbull County Sheriff’s Office says

Chocolate-covered grapes and Twinkies are available at Malley’s for Sweetest Day

Opioid negotiations fail to produce deal just before trial

  Ohio City’s Market After Dark will help the hungry in Cuyahoga County

About 40 percent of our food goes right in the trash, meanwhile, one in five people in the county go hungry

15-year-old boy faces 32 criminal charges for vandalism spree in Summit County

A 15-year-old boy is in the custody of New Franklin police in connection to a string of vandalism in Summit County.

Cleveland Police say missing brother and sister were found safe and unharmed

The brother and sister were reported missing on Thursday.

Here’s what it is like being part of the Ohio State University Marching Band (video)

Have you ever dreamed of marching with “The Best Damn Band in the Land?”

  ’Prison time!’: Suspected drunken driver realizes he’s in trouble after failing sobriety test from Solon police (video)

Akron man dies after being shot in his living room

  North Royalton man indicted for menacing by stalking and public indecency for looking into KSU sorority houses

Sheffield Lake Police looking to identify suspects in home invasion

  Bond reduced for drunken driver accused of hitting 2 construction workers; killing 1

Lake County Sheriff apprehends suspect in rash of breaking and entering incidents

  12-year-old crashes car in Ravenna after driving from Youngstown

Troopers from the Ohio State Highway Patrol responded to a crash involving a 12-year-old driver.

  Sunny Side Up: Should students who owe a lunch debt be banned from class trips and after school activities?

Would you quit smoking for additional days off during the year?

  17-year-old girl shot and killed, found in front seat of car in Lorain

Lorain police officers were responding to a call of shots fired at W. 25th and Kelly Place around 11:15 p.m. when they received a 911 call from a 19-year-old man saying his friend had been shot.

All Madison Local Schools closed, authorities call it an ‘abundance of caution’

Classes will resume on Oct. 21.

Commuter Cast for Friday, Oct. 18

Here’s a look at what you can expect on your drive to work this morning.

Firefighters battle early morning blaze in Cleveland

2 alarm fire keeps firefighters up into the early morning hours

  Woman overcomes breast cancer and fulfills her dream of motherhood

"Finding out that chemotherapy could affect my fertility was probably the scariest part for me,” Rinella said.

  Suspected drunken driver travels the wrong way on I-480 for 7 miles (video)

A suspected drunken driver drove the wrong way on a local highway for at least seven miles.

Brother and sister go missing in Cleveland, police ask public for help

Cleveland Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a brother and sister who were declared missing on Thursday.

  Ohio Sen. Sandra Williams wants all public schools to start after 8:30 a.m.

There is research that says high school students do better if they start class later in the day. Now, Ohio Sen. Sandra Williams (D-Cleveland) is trying to pass a law that would push back the start of class at all public schools.

  Cuyahoga County employee arrested in work truck, still on job following domestic violence charges

A Cuyahoga County employee arrested on domestic violence charges is still on the job. He is a painter for Cuyahoga County. Police recently arrested him for two domestic violence incidents.

  Ohio Army National Guard troops prepare for yearlong deployment

About 30 soldiers from the Ohio Army National Guard’s General Support Aviation Battalion, located in North Canton, are scheduled to deploy overseas this month in support of Operation Spartan Shield.

  Olmsted Falls community asks vandals to stop trying to ruin annual ‘Fall O Ween’

A family-friendly event in Olmsted Falls is once again being targeted by vandals.

2-year-old Akron Children’s Hospital patient incorporates medical equipment into Halloween costume

A 2-year-old Northeast Ohio boy battling a long list of medical conditions isn’t going to let that stop him from celebrating Halloween.

  Garfield Heights man who killed then-girlfriend’s children in front of her faces death penalty; jury to deliberate

Expert witnesses were called today to testify in the trial involving a man found guilty of shooting and killing his then-girlfriend’s two children right in front of her at their home in Garfield Heights in September 2018.

  Cuyahoga County announces ambitious plan in hopes to kick-start more lake access

Plan to tie lakefront parks together with trails announced. Will take decades.

Ravenna school lockdown lifted after man found with air gun

Ravenna school officials acted fast after an elementary staffer spotted an armed individual walking nearby.

Plan to close Lordstown facility moves forward with GM, UAW agreement; contract ratification under way

As part of the tentative agreement between General Motors and the United Automobile Workers union, plans to close the production plant in Lordstown will proceed.

Cleveland’s Public Square to transform into interactive life-sized prism display called ‘Prismatica’

Giant prisms are coming to downtown Cleveland this fall.

  ‘I didn’t want cancer to completely stop the plans for my life,' says breast cancer survivor dreaming of motherhood

Tonight at 11: How a then-experimental drug kept her dream alive.

  Child found wandering alone in the cold will be turned over to children services, Cleveland police say

Just before 8 a.m. Thursday morning, two students walking to school found a young girl outside in the cold alone near 15720 Kipling.

  Cuyahoga County officials discuss vision for lakefront

Good things are in the works

  Reminder: Age to buy tobacco and vaping products in Ohio jumps to 21 beginning Thursday

Gov. Mike DeWine hopes that by increasing the minimum age to purchase tobacco products in Ohio will cut down the amount of young smokers.

Trial underway for Cleveland teen accused of killing business owner in West Park neighborhood

Dettrick Walker Jr., 19, is charged with two counts of murder and two counts of felonious assault in the death of 35-year-old Victor Maar Jr.

Dog abandoned, left tied to trash can in Middleburg Heights cemetery

“We need your help with this little guy.”

  Sunny Side Up: Do you think non-smoking employees should get additional time off?

Would you quit smoking for additional days off during the year?

Commuter Cast for Thursday, Oct. 17

Here’s a look at what you can expect on your drive to work this morning.

  3,800 in Cuyahoga County wake up to no power this morning

Strong winds coming from storm on East Coast

Stow police officer hospitalized after being hit by teen driver while directing traffic

A Stow police officer was hit by a car on Wednesday morning just after 7 a.m. near the intersection of Graham Road and Fishcreek Road.

  Patients with chronic pain protest lack of access to painkillers

The “Don’t Punish Pain Rally” saw several patients who suffer from severe pain spread awareness for people left behind during the opioid crisis.

Apparent bed bug shuts down Towslee Elementary in Brunswick

Towslee Elementary in Brunswick will be closed for the rest of the week after an apparent bed bug was discovered in a student’s folder.

Proposed law would require schools to start after 8:30 a.m.

All public school start times would be 8:30 a.m. or after

Morton Mandel, Cleveland philanthropist and humanitarian, dies at 98

Morton L. Mandel, a Northeast Ohio philanthropist, entrepreneur and businessman, died at his home in Florida on Wednesday at the age of 98, according to the Cleveland Jewish News.

  Cuyahoga County traffic deaths on the rise when compared to this time last year

The number of fatalities on Ohio’s roads are up this year when compared to this same time period last year, according to numbers provided by the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

  Police looking for person who fired shotgun at Marblehead Police Station

Police looking for person who fired a rifle shot at the police station.

  Myles Garrett says Cleveland Browns ‘fan’ sucker-punched him after photo

Who would ever pick a fight with Myles Garrett? Apparently, one Cleveland Browns “fan” tried to do just that.

Akron police looking for suspect who robbed gas station employees at gunpoint (Video)

Suspect had a black T-shirt wrapped around his head.

  New Cleveland billboards give caution that fentanyl mixed with cocaine can be deadly

More than a dozen new billboards in Cleveland are catching the attention of drivers.

Ohio man arrested in takedown of largest darknet child pornography website

Hundreds of people across 38 countries were taken into custody during a federal takedown of the largest darknet child pornography website.

Driver pleads guilty in deadly hit and run of 73-year-old Summit County man getting the newspaper on his driveway

Monte Porter III will be sentenced on Nov. 14.

Workers celebrate deal with GM, show union power in industry

The deal shows that the union, with less than one-third of the 1.5 million members it had at its peak in 1979, still has a lot of clout with GM, Ford and Fiat Chrysler.

  Eddie Wynn AKA ‘Big Head’ is wanted by 9 different agencies in Northeast Ohio

Eddie Wynn, Jr. of Cleveland is wanted by nine law enforcement agencies in Northeast Ohio and was featured on this week’s Crime Stoppers of Cuyahoga County Wanted Wednesday.

Attempted murder suspect should be considered ‘armed and dangerous,’ Painesville police warn

Painesville police are asking the public to come forward if they have information about an attempted murder suspect.

Akron Children’s Hospital to offer free flu vaccines in schools

Qualifying uninsured students can be given the vaccine at no charge.

DOJ hopes Cleveland-based campaign will deter people from using cocaine

Several community partners collaborated on a campaign to help raise awareness to the fact that their illicit drugs could be contaminated with fentanyl.

  Bird spotter ‘wins the lottery’ finding rare bird never before seen in Ohio.

The bird watching community in Northeast Ohio is all a flutter after a rare bird, never before seen in the state, has been spotted now twice.

  54-year-old man kidnapped at Akron ATM; forced to drive suspects to Mr. Hero

After the suspects got their food, the victim was punched and robbed.

  Parma mailman alerts fire department to dog trapped in smokey home

Rescue Me, Please

City of Cleveland to commit $10 million for planting new trees

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson announced plans to commit $1 million annually over the next 10 years to planting new trees throughout the city.

  Jury selection begins Wednesday for landmark federal trial on opioid epidemic

Six drug companies will be held responsible for the worst drug crisis in U.S. history that’s claimed over 400,000 lives.

Cleveland man pleads not guilty to shooting a UPS driver

Joel Parker was arrested at his apartment shortly after the shooting.

Garth Brooks announces October tour stop at Portage County dive bar

Garth Brooks is a country music superstar, but he isn’t too big to bring it back to his roots. Rootstown that is.

  14-year-old Akron boy remains in a coma after being shot multiple times

Suspect fled before officers arrived.

Update: Commuter Cast for Wednesday, Oct. 16

Here’s a look at what you can expect on your drive to work this morning.

Wooster City School delayed two hours today, Wednesday, Oct. 16

Delay in Wooster

  Northeast Ohio Weather: Tracking rain, wind, and much cooler air

Rain for the morning drive

  Cow darts out of trailer in North Ridgeville and residents help police chase it down

Officers in one suburb have one incredible story to tell.