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    Vigil held to remember 4 Case students killed in plane crash

    WILLOUGHBY HILLS,  Ohio — A candlelight vigil was held Sunday night in memory of four Case Western Reserve University students killed in a plane crash. Friends laid flowers at the scene of the Monday night crash. Killed in the accident were Lucas Marelli, 20, of Massillon; Abraham Pishevar, 18, of Maryland; John Hill, 18, of Georgia; and pilot William Felten, 20, of Michigan. Felten was a member of the T & G Flying Club, which organized Sunday night’s remembrance. The […]

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    Photos: Man robs gas station at ‘fingerpoint,’ then is chased & shot at by clerk

    CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio — Police in Cleveland Heights are searching for a man who reportedly robbed a gas station employee at gunpoint last week. According to police, it happened at about 3 p.m. Aug. 25 at Cedar Hill Sunoco. The man demanded money from the register and indicated he had a weapon while placing his finger to the employee’s neck. No weapon was seen, but the man fled with an undisclosed amount of money. As the suspect was running away, […]

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    Woman claims husband’s hairy chest played role in his death on airplane

    ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico — A woman claims her husband’s hairy chest may have played a role in his death on board a Southwest Airlines flight. According to KOAT, Jack Jordan, 62, was on the flight with his wife, Caroline, when he suffered a heart attack. Passengers performed CPR, and a defibrillator was on board. Caroline said, however, it wasn’t used because of the hair on his chest. “The flight attendant that had been right there with us said because his […]

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    Kraft voluntarily recalls over 7.5K cases of American cheese singles

    Kraft Foods Group has voluntarily recalled over 7,500 cases of American cheese singles due to a supplier’s out-of-standard storage temperatures. According to Kraft, the recall involves 7, 691 cases of select varieties of regular Kraft American Singles Pasteurized Prepared Cheese Product. “A supplier did not store an ingredient used in this product in accordance with Kraft’s temperature standards,” according to a release issued by Kraft. “While unlikely, this could create conditions that could lead to premature spoilage and/or food borne […]

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    Good Samaritans spring into action, help police catch cell phone robber

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — A high school student, a bicyclist and another Good Samaritan are among those who sprang into action when a man was robbed of his iPhone outside the West Side Market Friday. According to Cleveland police, it happened just before 11 a.m. The details were posted on the Second District Community Relations Committee’s Facebook Page Saturday. An Ohio City resident was standing on the sidewalk outside the market talking on his cell phone when the suspect, Dejour Crawford, […]

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    Watch: Suspects shoot open skill game, fire shots at patrons in store robbery

    CANTON, Ohio — Suspects opened fire at customers of a store in Canton before shooting a game machine and taking the money inside. According to Canton police, it happened at Saveway Mart, 1105 Tuscarawas St. W., on Aug. 18. Police say the suspects entered the store, shot out a skill game machine, took the money inside and continued to fire about six times at patrons before fleeing the scene. Police posted surveillance video of the ordeal on the Canton Police […]

  • Viral: Firefighters’ random act of kindess after man collapses will warm your heart

    BAYTOWN, Texas — A group of firefighters in Texas fought to save a man’s life, then offered help in a way the man’s family never expected. KHOU reports that four firefighters were called to help John McCormick, 65, when he collapsed when mowing his front yard. The Air Force veteran had a history of heart trouble, but this time, his heart stopped. The firefighters and EMTs revived him on the way to the hospital. But after, they went back to […]

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    Councilman proposes shooting deer with paintballs to keep them out of yards

    AVON LAKE, Ohio — An Avon Lake councilman has come up with what may be a unique idea for keeping deer out of people’s yards: shoot them with paintball guns. Councilman David Kos says the concept is to shoot the deer by their hooves to scare them out of people’s yards and away from their plants. He said residents can’t use a real gun or a bow and arrow in heavily populated areas, and other methods of trying to scare […]

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    Defying the odds: Boy born without brain dies at the age of 12

    SHREVEPORT, La. — A little boy who was born without a brain spent 12 years defying the odds. Trevor Judge Waltrip died in his sleep on Monday. According to KSLA, Trevor was born with a condition called hydranencephaly, where he only had a brain stem. The brain stem allowed Trevor to breathe and have a heartbeat, but he was blind and could not communicate. There is no cure or treatment for hydranencephaly. Doctors didn’t think Trevor would make it past […]

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    SPCA seizes two emaciated dogs in animal cruelty case

    MEDINA, Ohio — The Medina County SPCA seized two emaciated dogs from a property in Seville Tuesday as part of an animal cruelty case. One of the animals was a 7-year-old pit bull, who investigators say had no muscle mass over his entire body and weighed 31 pounds, which is less than half of what he should weigh. When the dog was found, it could only take a few steps before collapsing. Humane officials named him Andor, which means bravery. […]

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    Browns release 53-player roster, terminate contracts of Burleson, Ogbonnaya

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Cleveland Browns have announced that they’ve readied their roster for the 2014 season opener by making 21 transactions to reduce their roster to 53 players. According to a release issued by the Browns, the team terminated contracts of four veteran players including 12-year veteran, wide receiver Nate Burleson; linebackers Zac Diles and Jamal Westerman; and running back Chris Ogbonnaya. Cornerback Isaiah Trufant was placed on injured reserve with a knee injury. And 15 players were waived. […]

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    Man leaves 2 young children behind when he flees from police

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — A man faces child endangering charges after leaving a 1-year-old and an 8-year-old behind in a car during a police chase. According to Cleveland police, it happened just before 2 a.m. Saturday. Officers pulled the man over for a traffic violation in the 9900 block of Nicholas Avenue. The 21-year-old didn’t have a license. He did have two children in the rear seat of the vehicle, and told police that they could be dropped off at a […]