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Cuyahoga County

Men imprisoned for murder set free after almost 20 years

Men imprisoned for murder set free after almost 20 yearsThree men who spent almost 20 years in prison for a murder they say they didn't commit are home with their families Thursday.
  • Cuyahoga County
  • 11 hours, 47 minutes ago
Cleveland

High parking prices greet NCAA tournament fans

High parking prices greet NCAA tournament fansMarch Madness brought crowds from all over the country to downtown Cleveland.
  • Cleveland
  • 11 hours, 53 minutes ago
Lake County

United Way donates hams to Lake County food pantries

United Way donates hams to Lake County food pantriesThe need for food in Lake County continues to grow as 2-1-1 reported 10,879 calls for food in 2014, which was an increase from 8,342 calls for food in 2013.
  • Lake County
  • 12 hours, 51 minutes ago
Events

Valley Art Center is set to open two exhibits Friday night

Valley Art Center is set to open two exhibits Friday nightAn opening reception for "Go Figure" & "SUE ROBY: A Retrospective" will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., the reception is free and open to the public, however donations are graciously being accepted.
  • Events
  • 13 hours, 31 minutes ago
Cuyahoga County

Accused rapist's bond upped to $10M after escape plan uncovered

Accused rapist's bond upped to $10M after escape plan uncoveredHe went on to describe a plan that involved a transfer to a psychiatric hospital and the items he would need to escape from there
  • Cuyahoga County
  • 16 hours ago
Life

Local baton twirler in world championship

Local baton twirler in world championshipShe's only 10-years-old, but a local athlete is ready to represent the U-S in the world championships of baton twirling.
  • Life
  • 16 hours, 4 minutes ago
Lorain County

Layoffs looming at Republic Steel

Layoffs looming at Republic SteelWord came out Wednesday evening of layoffs at the Republic Steel plant in Lorain.
  • Lorain County
  • 16 hours, 15 minutes ago
Cuyahoga County

Cuyahoga County's population continues to shrink

Cuyahoga County's population continues to shrinkWith fewer residents, Cuyahoga County communities still must operate cities and maintain infrastructure.
  • Cuyahoga County
  • 16 hours, 52 minutes ago
Cuyahoga County

Judge grants new trial for 3 men imprisoned for murder

Judge grants new trial for 3 men imprisoned for murderA judge ordered a new trial for Eugene Johnson, Derrick Wheatt and Laurese Glover
  • Cuyahoga County
  • 17 hours, 5 minutes ago
Cleveland

Delays in downtown CLE as crews restore traffic lights

Delays in downtown CLE as crews restore traffic lightsThe repairs are expected to impact rush hour traffic.
  • Cleveland
  • 17 hours, 10 minutes ago
Cleveland

Cleveland hotel features free live music

Cleveland hotel features free live musicIf you're looking for live music, a Cleveland hotel is offering a free show.
  • Cleveland
  • 17 hours, 10 minutes ago
Stark County

Stark County Sheriff to host Coffee with a Cop

Stark County Sheriff to host Coffee with a CopStark County Sheriff to host Coffee with a Cop
  • Stark County
  • 17 hours, 16 minutes ago
Cleveland

NCAA fans met with high parking prices for Sweet 16

NCAA fans met with high parking prices for Sweet 16Parking surges to $50 for NCAA tournament in downtown Cleveland.
  • Cleveland
  • 17 hours, 44 minutes ago
Cleveland

Suspects wanted in Verizon Wireless store robbery

Suspects wanted in Verizon Wireless store robberyTwo men took iPhones and tablets after demanding workers to open a safe in the back room.
  • Cleveland
  • 19 hours, 40 minutes ago
Cleveland

American Red Cross hosts "Preparedness Day" on Saturday

American Red Cross hosts "Preparedness Day" on SaturdayIf you'd like to be prepared for disaster situations, the American Red Cross is here to help.
  • Cleveland
  • 20 hours, 10 minutes ago
Cuyahoga County

Officials investigate death of Cuyahoga County Jail inmate

Officials investigate death of Cuyahoga County Jail inmateCleveland EMS took the inmate to Lutheran Hospital where he was treated and pronounced dead.
  • Cuyahoga County
  • 20 hours, 33 minutes ago
Summit County

Barberton man arrested for impersonating a police officer

Barberton man arrested for impersonating a police officerBollinger had previously pleaded guilty to the same charge in July of 2014 in the Barberton Municipal Court
  • Summit County
  • 21 hours, 47 minutes ago
Cleveland

Bench trial granted in Michael Brelo case

Bench trial granted in Michael Brelo caseA Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court judge has ruled a bench trial in the case against Cleveland police officer Michael Brelo.
  • Cleveland
  • 23 hours, 10 minutes ago
News

Reward offered in solving Cleveland Heights fire

Reward offered in solving Cleveland Heights fireA reward of up to $5,000 is being offered by the Blue Ribbon Arson Committee.
  • News
  • 1 day ago
Cuyahoga County

Cuyahoga County: Early voting to begin in April

Cuyahoga County: Early voting to begin in AprilStarting April 6, voters in Cuyahoga County can begin early voting and Vote by Mail for the May 5 primary election.
  • Cuyahoga County
  • 1 day ago
Ashtabula County

Eleventh District: deputy's arrest of son in parent's home can't be used

Eleventh District: deputy's arrest of son in parent's home can't be usedBecause the arrest was unlawful, the events surrounding it cannot be used as the basis of charging the parents with resisting arrest
  • Ashtabula County
  • 1 day ago
News

Ohio Attorney General warns of 911 scam calls

Ohio Attorney General warns of 911 scam callsResidents are warned that a warrant will be issued for their arrest or a lawsuit unless they contact the AG office.
  • News
  • 1 day ago
Cleveland

No passengers hurt in RTA bus fire

No passengers hurt in RTA bus fireAn RTA bus was involved in a fire early Thursday morning on W. 25th at Columbus.
  • Cleveland
  • 1 day ago
News

Cleveland Library exchanges 'food for fines' in April

Cleveland Library exchanges 'food for fines' in AprilLibrary patrons can donate food and have fines forgiven.
  • News
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Cleveland

March Madness comes to Cleveland

March Madness comes to ClevelandThe NCAA sweet sixteen tips off in Cleveland tonight. Four teams are in town, bringing loads of basketball fans, team officials and the media with them.
  • Cleveland
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Sports

Biggest winners: Browns indoor flag football

Biggest winners: Browns indoor flag footballHere is your "biggest winner" in local sports for Thursday, March 26, 2015.
  • Sports
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Cleveland

Overnight I-71 accident sends woman to the hospital

Overnight I-71 accident sends woman to the hospitalOvernight accident on I-71 south bound sends unidentified woman to Metro in critical condition.
  • Cleveland
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
News

Red Cross sponsors 'Preparedness Day' at local malls

Red Cross sponsors 'Preparedness Day' at local mallsThe Red Cross is partnering with Dominion East Ohio to teach the importance of being "Red Cross Ready."
  • News
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Portage County

Kent State hosting events for Autism Awareness Month

Kent State hosting events for Autism Awareness MonthKent State University will be hosting "Living With Autism" in April for Autism Awareness Month.
  • Portage County
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Cleveland

NASA invites the public to go behind the scenes

NASA invites the public to go behind the scenesThe NASA Glenn Research Center will be starting up their free tours in April.
  • Cleveland
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Lorain County

Missing woman's severed foot mystery continues

Missing woman's severed foot mystery continuesIt's a mystery that remains unsolved five years later.
  • Lorain County
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Cleveland

Cleveland bar shooting lands man in hospital

Cleveland bar shooting lands man in hospitalFighting at the Castle Bar sparked an overnight shooting with an unidentified man transported to the hospital.
  • Cleveland
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Portage County

Virtual interns: Big city experience, right on campus

Virtual interns: Big city experience, right on campusKent State students live in Ohio and intern in Illinois as part of new long-distance "virtual internship" program.
  • Portage County
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Cleveland

Cleveland Public Power: Downtown will no longer be unlit

Cleveland Public Power: Downtown will no longer be unlitAfter our reports about the lights going on and off, night the city is saying the issue will be fixed for good.
  • Cleveland
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Cleveland

Father of 4 sues Cleveland police for shooting him

Father of 4 sues Cleveland police for shooting himAccording to the lawsuit, Holloway was already on the ground surrendering, saying he was unarmed, when he was shot.
  • Cleveland
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Summit County

Three departments respond to fire at Macedonia business

Three departments respond to fire at Macedonia businessA fire broke-out at Lumacurve Airfield Signs on Freeway Drive late Wednesday evening.
  • Summit County
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
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Cuyahoga County

PREVIEW | Exclusive first look inside Shoppes at Parma

PREVIEW | Exclusive first look inside Shoppes at ParmaMarch 24, 2015: WKYC takes you on an exclusive first look inside the changes coming to the Shoppes at Parma on Wednesday morning. Will Ujek has a preview. Be sure to follow @WillUjek on Twitter for loads more daily news updates.
  • Cuyahoga County
  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
Cleveland

Too dark to walk in Public Square?

Too dark to walk in Public Square?March 23, 2015: As a result of the Public Square project underway, a concerned resident found it too dark to walk. Many of the lights are not working.
  • Cleveland
  • 3 days, 23 hours ago
Akron

Akron police investigating crash

Akron police investigating crashMarch 23, 2015: Akron police investigating crash
  • Akron
  • 4 days, 5 hours ago
Nation

Getting a piece of the Target lawsuit settlement

Getting a piece of the Target lawsuit settlementTarget has agreed to pay $10 million to settle a class action lawsuit after a data breach. Affected customers may get up to $10,000 each. Attorney Alan Kopit explains why most Target customers will not being receiving any part of that settlement.
  • Nation
  • 4 days, 23 hours ago
Northeast-ohio

Local director debuts little league comedy at film fest

Local director debuts little league comedy at film festAlong with films from all over the country and the world, the Cleveland International Film Festival also highlights local talent. Chagrin Falls native Lance Kinsey wrote and directed "All-Stars," a spoof about the world of little league softball.
  • Northeast-ohio
  • 5 days, 22 hours ago
Local

Ways To Save: Toss those stinky sponges

Ways To Save: Toss those stinky spongesMoney man Matt Granite and Chef Binks discover a new product that could replace those smelly traditional dish sponges. Peachy Clean silicone scrubbers are resistant to growing bacteria and can last up to 6 months without that usual sour smell.
  • Local
  • 5 days, 23 hours ago
7 Minutes with Russ Mitchell

7 Minutes with Russ Mitchell: Chuck Todd

7 Minutes with Russ Mitchell: Chuck ToddOn his recent trip to Cleveland, NBC's Political Director and host of "Meet the Press" Chuck Todd sat down to discuss the importance of swing-state Ohio in any bipartisan election and the prospect of Gov. Kasich as a presidential candidate.
  • 7 Minutes with Russ Mitchell
  • 5 days, 23 hours ago
Homepage

Ohio unseals adoption records

Ohio unseals adoption recordsMarch 20, 2015: Thousands of Ohioans adopted between 1964 and 1996 will finally have access to their birth records and vital health information. WKYC's Tiffany Tarpley has the details. Follow @TiffanyTarpley on Twitter for more updates.
  • Homepage
  • 1 week ago
Local

Neighbor reacts to morning shooting in Munroe Falls

Neighbor reacts to morning shooting in Munroe FallsMarch 19, 2015: Neighbor reacts to morning shooting in Munroe Falls
  • Local
  • 1 week ago
Local

UPDATE | Cleveland Police shoot break-in suspect

UPDATE | Cleveland Police shoot break-in suspectMarch 19, 2015: Officers responded to a reported breaking and entering at Parkwood Drive and Primrose Avenue around 2:08 a.m. at the Parkwood Grocery.
  • Local
  • 1 week ago
Local

VIDEO | Kent officer on leave after morning shooting

VIDEO | Kent officer on leave after morning shootingMarch 19, 2015: A Kent City Police officer has been put on administrative leave pending an investigation after a man was shot inside her Munroe Falls home early Thursday morning.
  • Local
  • 1 week ago
Local

WKYC's morning team makes their NCAA bracket

WKYC's morning team makes their NCAA bracketMarch 19, 2015: As part of a long-time tradition, WKYC's morning team filled out their NCAA tournament bracket
  • Local
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Local

Body cam shows police challenge kids to basketball game

Body cam shows police challenge kids to basketball gameMarch 17, 2015: Body cam shows Canton police challenge kids to friendly game of basketball.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Lake County

Neighbor pleads not guilty in Eastlake shoveling dispute

Neighbor pleads not guilty in Eastlake shoveling disputeMarch 17, 2015: Neighbor pleads not guilty in Eastlake shoveling dispute
  • Lake County
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Traffic

Pothole patrol: The trouble spots you told us about

Pothole patrol: The trouble spots you told us aboutMarch 17, 2015: WKYC's Will Ujek was out on pothole patrol this morning tracking down trouble spots our viewers have been telling us about. Be sure to follow @WillUjek on Twitter for loads more daily news updates.
  • Traffic
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Features

Slyman's slammed for St. Patrick's Day

Slyman's slammed for St. Patrick's DayMarch 17, 2015: Hungry? Slyman's employees were up early this morning prepping corned beef for the St. Patrick's Day madness in Cleveland with many locals ready to gobble up the traditional holiday grub.
  • Features
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
High-school

St. Edward Wrestling celebrates success

St. Edward Wrestling celebrates successMarch 16. 2015: St. Edward Wrestling celebrates success.
  • High-school
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Lorain County

Ice jams cause flooding near Vermilion River

Ice jams cause flooding near Vermilion RiverWKYC crews were there in Vermilion as flood waters rose on Saturday morning. Ice jams on the Vermilion River caused rising water levels, and ice breakers had to be used to break up chunks at the mouth of the river.
  • Lorain County
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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PHOTOS | Ride n' Drives at 2015 Cleveland Auto Show

PHOTOS | Ride n' Drives at 2015 Cleveland Auto ShowTwo indoor Ride n' Drives from Jeep and Dodge Ram take guests on a course that tests how rugged the vehicles are.
  • Features
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Features

PHOTOS | Ford GT at 2015 Cleveland Auto Show

PHOTOS | Ford GT at 2015 Cleveland Auto ShowThe ultra-high performance Ford GT supercar makes its Ohio debut at the Cleveland Auto Show. It features twin-turbocharged EcoBoost V6 engine producing more than 600 horsepower.
  • Features
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Homepage

PHOTOS | Kent State students take the #ShovelChallenge

PHOTOS | Kent State students take the #ShovelChallengeFeb. 27, 2015: Kent Fire Lt. James Samels assigns KSU students to teams to cover quadrants of the city of Kent.
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Local

PHOTOS | Crash snarls traffic on I-90 EB before W. 25th

PHOTOS | Crash snarls traffic on I-90 EB before W. 25thFeb. 26, 2015: Traffic delays after crash on I-90 EB near W. 25th Street
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  • 4 weeks ago
Homepage

PHOTOS | Part 2 Colin's Comeback: Teen skates again after brain trauma

PHOTOS | Part 2 Colin's Comeback: Teen skates again after brain traumaColin moved to the Cleveland Clinic's Children's Hospital for rehabilitation from October 21 through December 17th.
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  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Homepage

PHOTOS | Colin's Comeback: Teen skates again after brain trauma

PHOTOS | Colin's Comeback: Teen skates again after brain traumaColin started skating at 6. He quickly took to hockey and loved the feel of gliding on the ice.
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  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago