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  • LIVE VIDEO OF APRIL AND BABY: Plus, here’s how to vote to name April’s baby boy

    HARPURSVILLE, NY –  Animal Adventure Park has announced the naming contest for April and Oliver’s baby boy. The little guy was born at 9:53 a.m., Saturday April 15th. And now he really does need a name. Here’s how the voting will go: Head to the park’s name the calf page (click here). For about 10 days, you can vote on any name (or names) you would like. You can come back and vote as many times as you’d like. At […]

  • Ashtabula Sheriff: two deputies involved in deadly shooting

    COLEBROOK TWP, Ohio – Ashtabula Sheriff Bill Johnson confirms two of his deputies involved in a shooting Saturday afternoon on Park Road in Colebrook Township. The deputies went to the home after receiving a domestic violence call. The deputies tried to talk to the 59-year-old man for 20 minutes, the sheriff said. He said the suspect had a rifle and threatened deputies. The man then pointed the weapon at deputies and refused orders to drop the rifle, the sheriff said. Deputies […]

  • Baby Giraffe Watch 2017: A look back at our time with April before and after the big event

    HARUPURSVILLE, NY – Were you one of the millions of people who saw April the giraffe give birth today? Animal Adventure Park reports that April went into labor at 7:20 a.m. Her male calf was born at 9:53 a.m. On Fox 8’s Facebook feed of the event, 2.9 million people were reached and the video was shared over 6,000 times. Over at the park’s YouTube page, 1.2 million people witnessed the little giraffe come into the world. “His entrance into […]

  • Seen On TV: 4/15/17

    Here are the Seen on TV links for Saturday, April 15, 2017: For more information on how you can help St.Augustine for Easter dinners, call Sister Corita Ambro at 216-781-5530. Click here for more on Brianna Alomar Click here to vote to name April’s calf Click here for Cavaliers playoff schedule — Round 1 Click here for Star Wars Force for Change – win cool experiences Click here to join the bone marrow registry Click here for KP the baby’s […]

  • FBI looking for suspects in two Citizens Bank robberies

    CLEVELAND –  The Cleveland office of the FBI is looking for the suspects in a pair of Citizens Bank branch robberies. The first robbery occurred on Friday, April 14 at the bank on 5907 Ridge Road in Parma just before 2 p.m. The suspect passed a note to the teller, put the money in a white plastic bag and left on foot, walking east on Hampstead Avenue. He is described as being a black man between 30 and 50 years […]

  • Some secrets of Severance Hall, home of The Cleveland Orchestra

    CLEVELAND – Most Clevelanders know that Severance Hall is the home of the world-famous Cleveland Orchestra. But there are lots of little details that make up this magnificent building that many may not know. Here are a few: In 1928, John Severance and his wife Elisabeth decided that the Cleveland Orchestra needed a permanent home. They pledged $1 million toward the building, which Clevelanders would have to match. In spite of the Depression, they did. Groundbreaking for the hall began […]

  • LIVE VIDEO: ‘significant movement’ from April’s baby noted

    HARPURSVILLE, NY – April, our favorite pregnant giraffe, is still very pregnant, but her keepers at Animal Adventure Park noted some significant movement from her calf today. That little one just isn’t ready to make its debut yet. In the meantime, enjoy the live video of April, above, and some carrot munching video of April, below! More April coverage, right here. 

  • Alliance police chief back on the job after administrative leave

    ALLIANCE, OHIO – The Alliance police chief is back on the job. The city’s mayor said in a statement that Chief Scott Griffith has returned to work after being placed on administrative leave. That decision left many in the community asking for a reason why. Mayor Alan Andreani explained in the statement that an independent investigation is being conducted into two serious allegations registered against the Alliance Police Department. Neither was made against Chief Griffith. The investigation into the allegations […]

  • Northfield man found guilty for third time in 1992 murder of girlfriend

    AKRON, Ohio – A Summit County grand jury has found a man guilty – for the third time – in the 1992 murder of his girlfriend. Willard McCarley was found guilty of aggravated murder in the death of Charlene Puffenbarger, a mother of two, who was strangled and beaten in her Twinsburg Township apartment. The crime went unsolved for more than a decade, then after revisiting the case, investigators with the Summit County Sheriff’s Office charged Willard McCarley for the crime. He […]

  • LIVE VIDEO of ‘happy, big and beautiful’ April the giraffe

      HARPURSVILLE, N.Y.–  “Happy, big and beautiful.” That is the latest report on our friend April from the folks at Animal Adventure Park. April had a great day enjoying the spring sunshine and warm temperatures. And as along as she’s happy, we’re all happy too! We love this picture of April and Oliver enjoying snacks from one of their enrichment gifts: **More on April, here**

  • LeBron James and his Family Foundation to sponsor new Akron school

    AKRON, Ohio – LeBron James, who founded the LeBron James Family Foundation in 2004, was in Akron with local leaders for an announcement Tuesday. The foundation will be partnering with the Akron Public Schools to design a brand new school for the most at-risk Akron students. It will be called the I PROMISE School and will instruct children in first through eighth grades. The school’s curriculum will include STEM, and what the foundation calls a “hands-on, problem-based learning focus with […]

  • Here’s a close up look at the Tribe’s AL Championship rings

    CLEVELAND –  The AL Champion Cleveland Indians were presented with their Championship Rings before the 2017 home opener at Progressive Field. Here’s a look at that wonderful piece of bling that they’ll all be wearing now: And some background on the design: The team is represented by the total number of diamonds on the ring – 94. That equals the number of 2016 regular season wins. Cleveland Indians’ history is on there too: there are five rubies and one diamond to […]