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    Grizzlies beat Cavs in Cleveland’s final exhibition game

    The Memphis Grizzlies beat the LeBron James-less Cavs on Wednesday night in the final exhibition game for Cleveland, 96-92. James did not play as the plan during the preseason was to rest some of the veterans to have them fresh for the season. Like in the NFL, the object is to get through the preseason without any injuries and the Cavs appeared to do that. Cleveland was paced by All-Star Kyrie Irving who scored 16 while Dion Waiters added 15. […]

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    Doctors ‘no longer able to detect Ebola virus’ in Amber Vinson’s body, family says

    The family of Amber Vinson, the Dallas nurse diagnosed with Ebola after a trip to Ohio, says she no longer has the virus in her system. Her mother, Debra Berry, said doctors can no longer detect the virus in Vinson’s body. She will be transferred from isolation, Berry said. Vinson, who had been receiving treatment for Ebola at Emory Hospital in Atlanta, is also steadily regaining her strength and her spirits are high, her family said. Vinson was diagnosed with […]

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    Police search for male who broke irreplaceable 100-year-old window

    CANTON, Ohio — Police are asking for help identifying a vandal who threw a rock at a very old window in Canton. According to a post on the Canton Police Department’s Facebook page, it happened Oct. 15 around 8 p.m. Surveillance video shows a male throw a rock at a window 3DM Properties, 2433 Fourth St. N.W. **The video can be seen at the bottom of this page** “The larger problem is that the window is 100 years old and […]

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    Teacher injured by rock returns home to crowd of family, friends

    UNIONTOWN, Ohio — At one time, the family of schoolteacher Sharon Budd was worried she wouldn’t survive. But Wednesday, the woman who severely injured by a rock thrown from a Pennsylvania overpass, hugged her family and friends and expressed surprise at the crowd who gathered to finally welcome her home. “I’m surprised by the turnout,” said Budd. “I am just so surprised by everyone here. I don’t know what to say.” Budd, 52, was released from Geisinger HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital […]

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    Ohio man missing 9 years found dead, had disappeared after July 4 party

    DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — The rescue last year of Michelle Knight, Gina DeJesus and Amanda Berry, who had been missing for years, renewed hope for the family of a man who disappeared after a party nine years ago. But police say Anthony “Tony” Luzio Jr. has been found dead in a car pulled from a central Ohio pond. **The WSYX story in the video player above ran in May 2013** Delaware County sheriff’s spokeswoman Tracy Whited says the coroner’s office […]

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    ‘Very brazen criminal activity': Residents warned after homes, cars broken into overnight

    ROCKY RIVER, Ohio — Suspects broke into not just vehicles — but homes overnight Friday at one point, taking keys and stealing one of the victim’s cars. Rocky River are now warning residents to be mindful of securing their homes and property. “The crime of entering homes at night while the residents are at home is a very brazen criminal activity,” Chief Kelly Stillman said in a release. According to police, several vehicles were entered on Shoreland Avenue between Wooster […]

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    Family defends Ebola patient: She was ‘in no way careless’ in Ohio trip

    The family of Amber Vinson released a statement Sunday evening defending the nurse who was diagnosed with Ebola last week following a trip to Northeast Ohio. Vinson, 29, had cared for a man at a Dallas hospital who died from the disease. Vinson flew from Dallas to Cleveland on Oct. 10 to prepare for her wedding and flew back on Oct. 13. There are now 153 people being monitored in Ohio because of contact or potential contact with Vinson. Three people […]

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    Seen on TV: 10/19/14

    Here are the Seen on TV links for Sunday, October 19: Click here for more on Ebola Click here for more on Needs Cleveland Click here for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Click here for Amherst company bottled water recall Click here for Cleveland Metroparks Boo at the Zoo Click here for Stand With Jetta Click here for Future Self in 2034 Click here to send us your front yard decorations for Halloween Click here for Rock Hall nominees and […]

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    Coast Guard: 2 rescued via helicopter after sailboat is grounded in shallow water

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Two people were rescued by the Coast Guard after their 30-foot sailboat was grounded in Lake Erie Saturday evening. According to the Ninth Coast Guard District, it happened near Gibraltar Island just after 6:30 p.m. Put-in-Bay police reported the sailboat grounded with one man and one woman aboard. Police said a Good Samaritan made several attempts to help them but was not successful. A Coast Guard crew could only get within 300 yards of that sailboat because […]

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    Act of forgiveness: Parents give home, job to man who killed their son

    CONCORD, New Hampshire — He was convicted of shooting his roommate and best friend. Now, his sentence has been reduced all thanks to the victim’s parents. According to WMUR, Christopher Bazar pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the 2011 shooting death of Donald St. Laurent at their home. He admitted to drinking and smoking marijuana at the time. He’s been in prison for three years. St. Laurent’s parents, however, have offered Bazar a home and a job and pulled for him […]

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    Number of those quarantined after Ebola patient’s visit rises to 3

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — The number of people quarantined in Ohio after the visit from nurse Amber Vinson, who tested positive for Ebola, has risen from one to three. **See a timeline of Vinson’s visit at the bottom of this page** Only Vinson’s stepfather had been quarantined in his home as of Saturday. A Summit County health department representative on Sunday said two more people have been quarantined because of new guidelines issued by the state. The 29-year-old Vinson was diagnosed […]

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    Amber Alert canceled: 5-year-old girl from Chillicothe found safe

    CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — An Amber Alert that was issued for a 5-year-old girl out of Chillicothe, in Ross County, has been canceled. Authorities say Haley Stillwell is safe after her father, Erin Stillwell, turned himself in to the Pike County Sheriff’s Office with his daughter. According to the alert earlier Saturday night, Haley had been last seen on South Bridge Street. Stay with FOX8.com for any new information.