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    Tickets to LeBron James homecoming event up for grabs

    AKRON, Ohio — Tickets for LeBron James‘ welcome home celebration were available beginning Monday at 10 a.m. and the immediate interest was overwhelming. The tickets were only available through this Ticketmaster website. When trying to access the site, the following message was given: “An unusually large number of visitors are accessing our site. You’ve been placed in line and will be granted access to the site in the order in which you arrived.” The big event will be held Friday, […]

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    Expect RTA delays Monday after retention wall collapse

    CLEVELAND — An RTA spokesperson said to expect delays after a retention wall collapsed sending debris onto the tracks. It happened Sunday around 4:30 p.m. at the Buckeye-Woodhill Rapid Station, located at 9528 Buckeye Road. No one was hurt. On Monday, the Blue line was using trains from Van Aken to Shaker Square, then shuttles to Tower City. The entire green line was using shuttles. The damage was between Tower City and Shaker Square. The collapse was the result of […]

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    Retention wall collapses at Rapid Station; blue, green lines suspended

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — RTA and Cleveland Fire Department officials say a retention wall collapsed sending debris onto the tracks at the RTA Buckeye-Woodhill Rapid Station. No one was injured. The station is located at 9528 Buckeye Road, and it happened just before 4:30 p.m. The collapse was the result of heavy water flowing down Buckeye during the heavy storms. The RTA’s blue and green lines were temporarily suspended. RTA is running shuttle buses in their place through Monday morning’s rush […]

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    Heavy flooding closes roads, submerges vehicles

    MAPLE HEIGHTS, Ohio — Heavy flooding shut down Warrensville Center Road to Rockside in Maple Heights for a time Sunday evening. Photos sent to Fox 8 from viewers show the water so deep, it submerged cars. The right two lanes of Interstate 480 East at Warrensville Center in Bedford Heights were also closed due to flooding, as was Northfield Road below I-480. All roads were reopened later Sunday. Heavy rains and storms moved through the area Sunday afternoon, and flash […]

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    Touching time-lapse: ‘Project 100 Days’ shows preemie’s amazing progress after birth

    A mom who lost her baby daughter when she was just six months old is on a mission to help parents of premature babies. According to Daily Mail, Deneen Bryan is the founder of Capturing Hopes Photography. They take free photos for families who have preemies and may be unable to take their own. One of the babies she photographed, Walker Pruett, was just 1 pound and 3 ounces when he was born. Capturing Hopes Photography created a time-lapse video […]

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    Seen on TV: 7/27/14

    Here are the Seen on TV links for Sunday, July 27: Click here for Voices in the Dark Animal Rescue/Black Tie and Tails Gala Click here to get tickets for LeBron’s welcome home celebration Click here for information on Saturday’s Giant Eagle job fair Click here for the FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby Click here for Paul Reiser Click here for The Real Soul Pleaser Click here for Cleveland Botanical Garden Click here for Avon Lake Summer Market Click here […]

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    Cleveland police investigating triple shooting

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Three men were reportedly shot in Cleveland by two suspects Saturday afternoon. According to Cleveland police, it happened in the area of East 117th Street and Kinsman just after 3 p.m. Police say the suspects were wearing white T-shirts and were last seen running toward Union Avenue. The shooting victims were taken to a local hospital. Their injuries were not life threatening.

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    Watch: Marine surprises mom on stage at Rockin’ on the River

    CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio –  Marine Steven Predico, 20, has spent the last 13 months in Japan. When he recently found out he was coming home, he cooked up the ultimate surprise for his mom. Donna Predico thought her son would be coming home sometime next week. This week, she went to Rockin’ on the River with her family. Little did she know, Steven had talked to organizers before the event. Donna was brought up on stage before one of the […]

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    Benefit organized in Pa. for NE Ohio woman critically injured by rock

    EAST CHILLISQUAGUE TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A benefit was held in Pennsylvania Saturday for a Northeast Ohio woman who was seriously injured by a rock that was tossed from a bridge. Sharon Budd, 52, was critically injured while riding with her family on Interstate 80 in Central Pennsylvania earlier this month. Police said two teenage boys threw a rock from an overpass, and it crashed through their windshield. Budd is a teacher at Edison Middle School in Massillon. She’s also a […]


    One person dead in Painesville fire

    PAINESVILLE, Ohio — One person died in a fire on Homewood Drive Friday night. According to the Painesville fire chief, the fire started around 9 p.m. When firefighters arrived at the home they found a bedroom engulfed in flames. The fire victim was Martin Sumner, 73. The cause of death was smoke inhalation. Investigators don’t yet have a cause for the fire.

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    Suspects caught smashing stolen bulldozer through business

    EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio — An unusual crime overnight lands a couple of suspects in handcuffs. Police said a bulldozer was stolen in Cleveland overnight Friday and was driven to East Cleveland. There, it was used to crash into the side of a check cashing business on Claiborne Road and Hayden Avenue. An on-duty officer was in the area at the time and heard the commotion. He was able to arrest the suspects as they were entering the building.  

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    Robbery suspect critically hurt when victims give chase, hit him with cars

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — A man who allegedly stole a dirt bike was then struck and critically injured after the victims of the theft gave chase in their cars. According to Cleveland police, it happened Thursday at 10:30 p.m. An unidentified black male, between 17 and 22 years of age, took a 2007 Honda dirt bike in the 18800 block of Garden Boulevard. The two victims in the robbery, a 28-year-old and a 24-year-old, got into their vehicles and began looking […]