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  • ‘I Am Dr. King’s Dream’: Walter Johnson

    Powerful messages from local students as we celebrate Black History Month.  Here is Walter Johnson’s message: “As a young black man, I recognize some of the same issues he fought against, and for, today.. I see the conflict, but I am a man of peace. I see the suffering but I am going to fight to make this world a better place. That’s why I know I am Dr. King’s dream. I know there is value in everyone’s life — no […]

  • Fergie breaks silence on controversial rendition of national anthem: I tried my best

    LOS ANGELES — Fergie broke her silence to TMZ Monday on her controversial rendition of the national anthem before the NBA All-Star Game Sunday night. The singer told TMZ, “I’ve always been honored and proud to perform the national anthem and last night I wanted to try something special for the NBA. I’m a risk taker artistically, but clearly this rendition didn’t strike the intended tone. I love this country and honestly tried my best.” Some said her performance– described as […]

  • Rally held downtown as part of effort to ban assault-style weapons in Ohio

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — A rally was held Monday to launch an effort to ban assault-style weapons in Ohio. The rally follows last week’s school shooting in Florida, in which 17 people were shot and killed by a former student. Former Cleveland Mayor Dennis Kucinich and Akron Councilwoman Tara Samples were there with their model state-wide ban resolution. This comes just one day after Gov. John Kasich called on President Donald Trump, House Speaker Paul Ryan and the leaders of both […]

  • Hilarious! Watch two kids attempt ‘tall man’ trick to sneak into ‘Black Panther’ movie

    CARSON, Ca. — Two gentlemen wanting to see the “Black Panther” got creative over the weekend in their quest to get a discount. And lucky for us, Twitter user Pillsbury posted video of the whole debacle. He and a friend in a “tall man disguise” got in line for tickets hoping to get a two-for-one deal. Others in line were pretty entertained — but the cashier? Not so much. Watch below: We tried getting the two for one special at […]

  • Weather suspends skiing at Boston Mills, Brandywine, Alpine Valley

    PENINSULA, Ohio — If you were planning on heading to one of the popular ski resorts in our area, you’ll have to hang up your skis, at least for a few days. Boston Mills/Brandywine/Alpine Valley announced operations will be suspended Monday through Wednesday. The reason? “We are preserving snow to push through this adverse weather in an attempt to extend our season,” they wrote on Facebook. Alpine Valley will also be closed Thursday, reopening Friday at 1 p.m. Boston Mills/Brandywine […]

  • Authorities search for 5-year-old who vanished from his Kansas home Saturday

    WICHITA, Kansas — Police in Wichita are searching for a 5-year-old boy who reportedly vanished from his home Saturday. The Wichita Eagle reports Lucas Hernandez went missing Saturday evening. Lucas’ step-mother, 26, called police at 6:15 p.m. and said she’d last seen the boy at around  3 p.m. in his bedroom prior to her showering and falling asleep. Authorities searched nearby parks and streets in the area of his home. Two relatives told the Wichita Eagle that there have been […]

  • Teacher killed in Florida massacre left fiancee funeral instructions for if he were to die in a school shooting

    PARKLAND, Fla. — A teacher killed while saving students in last week’s Florida massacre gave his fiancée instructions on what to say at his funeral should he ever die in a school shooting. The New York Post reports Gwen Gossler said the conversation with fiancée, Scott Beigel, happened while they were watching coverage of a previous school shooting on television. “Promise me if this ever happens to me, you will tell them the truth — tell them what a jerk […]

  • Ohio sheriff: ‘I am going to offer free concealed carry classes to teachers’

    BUTLER COUNTY, Ohio — An Ohio sheriff says he will offer free concealed carry classes to teachers in his county following the deadly Florida school shooting.  Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones said in a tweet there are a limited number of spots, but he also plans to provide training on school shootings. I am going to offer free concealed and Carry class free 2 teachers in butler county. Limited number. Details coming soon on line. Also training on school […]

  • Suspect in shooting death of Akron 4-year-old in custody

    AKRON, Ohio – The US Marshal for Cleveland has told Fox 8 that the suspect in the shooting and killing of a four-year-old girl in Akron Friday night is in custody. Darnell L. Bitting, 31, of Akron, faces charges of murder and weapons under disability. The arrest came after authorities searched a vehicle owned by an associate of Bitting’s on Saturday. They found 15 guns, a hand grenade and body armor in that vehicle. It was then that they were […]

  • He’s back! Indians sign OF Rajai Davis to minor-league deal

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Cleveland Indians have signed free agent Rajai Davis to a minor league contract, bringing back the speedy outfielder who hit one of the biggest home runs in team history. The Indians announced the deal with the 37-year-old Davis on Saturday. He's baaaaaaaaaack. We've signed Raj to a minor league deal with a non-roster invite to spring training. pic.twitter.com/bX0h3UinsA — Cleveland Indians (@Indians) February 17, 2018 Davis led the American League with 43 stolen bases for Cleveland […]

  • Jump on it! Chardon officer joins high school dance team for 80s routine — and it’s epic!

    CHARDON, Ohio — The Chardon High School dance team featured a special guest at Friday night’s basketball game, and the result was outstanding! Chardon police officer and school resource officer Mike Shaw joined them on the court for an 80s dance routine. Wearing a pink tie, he joined them for songs like “Footloose,” “Hey Mama,” “Jump on It” and “Brass Monkey.” Shaw posted the video on YouTube, thanking the team for inviting him, saying: “What a better way for an […]

  • Rare February tornado touches down in Pennsylvania

    UNIONTOWN, Pa. — The National Weather Service confirms that a rare February tornado touched down in Uniontown, Pa., Thursday. KDKA reports the tornado was an EF-1, with maximum winds of 105 miles per hour. The blew roofs off homes, uprooted trees and scattered debris across yards and open field. There were no reported injuries. Read more here.