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  • March Madness

    Kentucky stays alive in March Madness race against Hampton

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns bounced back from a mini-slump with 21 points and 11 rebounds, Andrew Harrison added 14 points and No. 1 Kentucky rolled to a 79-56 win over 16th-seeded Hampton Thursday night in its NCAA Tournament opener. Limited by foul trouble the past two games, the 6-foot-11 Towns was forceful all night in helping the unbeaten Wildcats (35-0) roll to the site’s most lopsided outcome of the day after three one-point finishes at the KFC Yum! Center. Trey […]

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    Crews battle fire in downtown historic district

    WADSWORTH, Ohio — Several departments battled a fire in the downtown historic district in Wadsworth overnight. The fire broke at The Sub Station after 11 p.m. Monday and contained shortly thereafter. The Sharon Township Fire Department, Norton Fire Department and Rittman Fire Department all assisted in fighting the fire. No injuries related to the fire have been reported. The cause of the fire is unknown and currently under investigation.

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    Man injured in shooting on city’s east side

    CLEVELAND — Police are investigating a shooting on the city’s east side. The shooting occurred at the 10500 block of Superior Avenue shortly after 7 p.m. Sunday night. Police say one 32-year-old male was transported to MetroHealth Medical Center with an injury to the leg in critical condition. The circumstances leading up to the shooting are unknown at this time.

  • Officer injured, suspect dead in overnight shooting

    CLEVELAND — One Cleveland Police officer was shot in the chest and a suspect is dead following a shooting on the city’s east side overnight. The shooting occurred at the 6900 block of Ottawa Road around 12 a.m. Wednesday. Chief Calvin Williams said, “a woman entered the Fourth District lobby to report a domestic incident. She mentioned that the male in question actually had weapons and was threatening both herself and a landlord in the home here on Ottawa.” “They […]

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    Firefighters injured battling apartment fire

    NORTH CANTON, Ohio — At least eight departments were called in to battle an apartment fire in North Canton Wednesday evening. The fire broke out at an apartment complex on Tinderview Avenue after 7 p.m. Four out of six units were heavily damaged in the fire, but no residents were injured. Two firefighters suffered minor injuries fighting the blaze with one transported to a local hospital for treatment. Frigid temperatures hampered efforts to contain the fire and eight departments were […]

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    One dies in senior housing facility fire

    CLEVELAND — One person died after a fire at a senior housing facility early Tuesday. The fire broke out at the Alpha Phi Alpha Housing Estates located at 4100 East 187th Street around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday. There were 10 units in the wing where the fire broke out. There was heavy smoke in that wing during the fire, and several residents were moved to another wing in the building. Three residents were taken to area hospitals; one of the victims […]

  • Two firefighters fall through collapsed floor in Medina house fire

    MEDINA, Ohio — The Medina Fire Department battled a house fire late Sunday night. The fire broke out at Bella Rosa Court at approximately 10:43 p.m. Four children and their parents escaped from the home unharmed, including their pets. Two firefighters were fell through a collapsed floor while battling the fire, sending one to the hospital for a shoulder injury. The home is expected to be a total loss. The fire department is working to determine a cause for the […]

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    Firefighters at Elyria mobile home blaze hindered by frozen hydrants

    ELYRIA, Ohio — A fire destroyed one mobile home and damaged another in Elyria on Wednesday. The fire broke out at the mobile home at 107 Eagle Circle just after 9:30 p.m. When firefighters arrived, there was a working fire below the trailer and on the main living floor. Due to the temperatures, the hydrant in front of the home was inoperable. Firefighters found two additional hydrants, but they were also inoperable due to the frozen water. At one point, […]

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    Multiple crews respond to overnight house fire

    KIRTLAND, Ohio — Fire crews worked through frigid temperatures to fight a house fire early Tuesday morning. The fire was reported at a home at the 8000 block of Singlefoot Trail in Kirtland around 12:30 a.m. Fifteen crews responded to the 3-alarm fire and the home is a total loss. The three residents inside the home were not injured. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

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    Fire crews spend night battling house fires

    AKRON, Ohio — The Akron Fire Department battled two house fires early Friday morning. Crews first responded to a fire on the 100 block of Brighton Drive shortly after 1 a.m. The department says the fire was due to unattended cooking, and there were no injuries to residents. One firefighter sustained injuries after slipping on ice while battling the fire. The department also responded to a fire at the 200 block of Kenmore Boulevard. One person was transported to Akron […]

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    Dashcam catches moments before fatal TransAsia plane crash

    **WARNING: The dash cam video at the bottom of this page may be considered disturbing. It shows the moment the plane crashed into the river** (CNN) — A passenger plane clipped a bridge and plunged into a river in Taiwan on Wednesday, killing at least 21 people. Rescuers scrambled to pull survivors from the submerged wreck of the ATR-72 twin engine turboprop aircraft, which went down shortly after takeoff from the Taiwanese capital. Fifty eight people were aboard TransAsia Airways […]

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    My Town: Teens to receive ‘A Prom to Remember’ dresses

    BEACHWOOD, Ohio — Teens with cancer will have their pick of formal wear at the annual Dress Extravaganza. The pre-prom event will be held Saturday, February 21, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday, February 22, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Mandel Jewish Community Center. Dress Extravaganza helps prepare hundreds of teens battling cancer for the annual A Prom to Remember, now in its fifth year. The prom is held for teens who otherwise would not […]