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  • Nursing home asking for 100 cards to celebrate resident’s 100th birthday

    ELSBERRY, Mo. (WJW) — A nursing home in Missouri is hoping to make one resident’s birthday extra special. Staff from Elsberry Health Care Center wrote about their plans on Facebook. They’re hoping to collect 100 cards for Berniece Hoerr before she turns 100 years old on November 21. They thought the cards would be a fun surprise given the major milestone. Anyone interested in sending a card to Berniece can mail it to 1827 Highway B Elsberry, Missouri 63343.

  • Cleveland Cavaliers induct inaugural class for new Wall of Honor display

    CLEVELAND (WJW) — The Cleveland Cavaliers inducted the inaugural class of their new Wall of Honor on Sunday. The 2019 class includes Wayne Embry, Bill Fitch, the late John Johnson, Nick Mileti and the late John “Hot Rod” Williams. Both Embry and Mileti attended along with family members of all the players. Some of the other Cavs legends also came out to show their support. To learn more about the inductees, CLICK HERE.

  • Patient diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease at nursing home in Mentor

    MENTOR, Ohio (WJW) — The Lake County General Health District is investigating after a resident at Continuing Healthcare of Mentor was diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease, which is a type of pneumonia. According to a press release from the long-term care facility, the patient is in stable condition. No other residents or staff are currently showing signs or symptoms of the illness. “The illness is not spread from person to person – it is generally only spread to people who come […]

  • Ohio lawmakers want to make college textbooks more affordable

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (WJW) — Ohio lawmakers recently introduced bi-partisan legislation that would exempt college textbooks from state sales tax. “Since colleges often require textbooks at skyrocketing prices to complete basic courses, it is incumbent upon state legislators to act to reduce the financial burden on Ohio students,” said Rep. Rose Sweeney (D-Cleveland) According to a press release, a recent study found that the average cost of a textbook is about $97, which quickly adds up to thousands of dollars over […]

  • City in Texas plans to buy and renovate old hotel to temporarily house the homeless

    AUSTIN, Tx. (WJW) — The city of Austin is planning to buy and renovate an old hotel to temporarily house the homeless. According to WFAA, city council members approved the multi-million dollar project on Thursday. The Ending Community Homeless Coalition (ECHO) is expected to pay for the operations. “ECHO is going to start working with our partner organizations to figure out referral pathways into projects like this,” said Executive Director, Matt Mollica in an interview. “As you know, 81 units […]

  • Man allegedly opened fire in strip club parking lot after debit card was declined, police say

    WATERLOO, Iowa. (WJW) — A man from Iowa is behind bars after he allegedly opened fire in a strip club parking lot on Friday. According to The Courier, 67-year-old James Allen Wells became upset when his debit card was declined following a private dance. Police said he then left the building, pulled out his gun and started shooting at parked vehicles causing considerable damage. He was later involved in a police chase that ended with a crash. One officer was […]

  • ‘MASON R STARTED IT’: Target shopper uses Christmas stockings to weigh in on Browns-Steelers brawl

    ***Watch the video above to see our latest report on the brawl*** FAIRVIEW PARK, Ohio (WJW) — A shopper at Target decided to make her stance on the Myles Garrett brawl public in a very festive way. Jessie Burchfield said she was passing by the Christmas stockings, which have individual letters on them, when she got the idea to spell out a simple, but very direct statement. It reads, “MASON R STARTED IT.” Steelers QB Mason Rudolph was involved in […]

  • Wendy’s celebrates 50th birthday with new frosty flavor

    (WJW) — Wendy’s is celebrating its 50th birthday with a sweet treat that guests are sure to enjoy. The fast food chain announced on social media that it will be offering a birthday cake frosty cookie sundae for a limited time. It’s our birthday and we’ll Frosty how we want to. pic.twitter.com/PNva8Flvn8 — Wendy's (@Wendys) November 12, 2019 If you’re not a fan of sundaes, you can get a birthday cake frosty instead. That comes in all the normal sizes. […]

  • Tween pop star JoJo Siwa bringing D.R.E.A.M tour to Cleveland

    CLEVELAND (WJW) — Attention parents, if you’re looking for a fun concert for the kids you may want to check out JoJo Siwa. The tween pop star is heading to Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse on April 27 for her D.R.E.A.M tour with Nickelodeon. The Belles are also scheduled to perform as special guests. Siwa rose to fame after she appeared on “Dance Moms” and released her own original music. She’s known for her signature style of wearing colorful and flashy outfits […]

  • Florida couple gives birth to boy thanks to ‘Win a Baby’ contest

    CAPE CORAL, Fla. (CNN) — A “Win a Baby” contest hosted by a Florida radio station helped turn one couple into parents. The contest, which was hosted by Florida’s B1039 in November 2017, offered one woman the chance to receive a free round of in-vitro fertilization (IVF) and all the medication needed. The sweepstakes called for videos from women explaining why they’d be a great mom, the radio station said in a blog post Saturday. The winners of the contest in […]

  • ‘We lost a great man and husband’: Dave Gibson of Gibson’s Bakery in Oberlin passes away

    ***Watch the video above to see our previous report on the lawsuit with Oberlin College*** OBERLIN, Ohio (WJW) — A bakery known and loved by many is mourning the loss of one of its own. Gibson’s Food Mart and Bakery in Oberlin announced on Facebook that Dave  Gibson has passed away. “With a heavy heart I write. Today we lost a great man husband and father. David Gibson passed away this morning at home surrounded by his family.” Earlier this […]

  • Generous donors drop off dry dog food to shelter after learning they were completely out

    ASHTABULA COUNTY, Ohio (WJW) — Some very generous donors are being thanked for helping out the Ashtabula County Animal Protective League. On Saturday, the shelter posted on Facebook that they were out of dry dog food and desperately needed more. Well, it didn’t take long for their request to be answered. Several people dropped off food and also called in to make monetary donations. “What an overwhelming outpour of love for the animals today. We knew we could count on […]

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