February 9, 2016

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First case of Zika virus diagnosed in Ohio

CLEVELAND — Health officials report Ohio’s first Zika virus case, involving a 30-year-old woman who returned to Cleveland after visiting Haiti and showed symptoms in late January. Ohio’s Department of Health said Tuesday the case is among three dozen in 13 states and Washington, D.C. There’s no vaccine for the virus, which primarily spreads through Read More…

Winning Powerball tickets sold in Florida, Tennessee and California; Ohio has three $1 million winners

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Dale's Market and Deli manager Heidi Beal sells Powerball tickets to customers on Wednesday afternoon.  Beal said Dale's sold more than 1,000 tickets on Wednesday.

LOS ANGELES — An eye-popping and unprecedented Powerball jackpot whose rise to $1.6 billion became a national fascination will be split three ways. The winners’ identities remain a mystery, but they bought their tickets in Florida, Tennessee and a Los Angeles suburb where even lottery losers were celebrating Thursday that such heady riches were won Read More…

Cleveland officials assure Tamir Rice protesters’ rights will be protected

CLEVELAND — City officials said Thursday they’re balancing public safety with protesters’ First Amendment rights as small groups of people continued to criticize a decision not to indict police officers in the fatal shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice. “This is what happens in a democracy,” Police Chief Calvin Williams said. “People have the right to Read More…

I’m dreaming of a … brokered Republican convention?

Illinois Gov. Adlai Stevenson addresses the 1952 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. The presidential election cycle is at a point when speculation starts swirling that the primaries won't produce a clear winner and one of the parties' big nominating conventions will dissolve in chaos.  AP FILE

WASHINGTON — ‘Tis the season — no, not THAT season. It’s that point in the presidential election cycle when speculation starts swirling that the primaries won’t produce a clear winner and one of the parties’ big nominating conventions will dissolve in chaos. This time, it’s the Republican side of the race that’s looking particularly unsettled. Read More…

10 things to know, Tuesday, Dec. 29

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. Cleveland officials urge calm The city braces for protests after a grand jury votes not to indict a white Cleveland police officer for fatally shooting a 12-year-old black boy who was carrying what turned out to be Read More…

Calm urged in Cleveland after no indictments in Tamir Rice shooting

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CLEVELAND — Officials are urging calm as they brace for expected protests after a grand jury voted not to indict a white Cleveland police officer for fatally shooting a 12-year-old black boy who was carrying what turned out to be a pellet gun. Small groups of protesters gathered Monday outside the Cuyahoga County Justice Center Read More…

One year anniversary of Tamir Rice shooting marked

CLEVELAND — Family members of a 12-year-old black boy who was carrying a pellet gun when he was fatally shot by a white police officer gathered Sunday for a vigil in Cleveland one year later. People prayed and observed a moment of silence at the Cudell Recreation Center area where Tamir Rice was shot a Read More…

Sullivan man critical after one-vehicle wreck

HUNTINGTON TWP — A Sullivan man is in critical condition at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland after police said he crashed the pickup truck he was driving into a tree in front of 259440 state Route 58 about 11:45 p.m. Monday. Matthew McGlocklin, 22, was southbound in a 1998 Dodge Ram when he veered left into Read More…

Sanders holds court at CSU

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CLEVELAND — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders railed against the political and economic establishment he contends has failed the middle class during a campaign appearance Monday. Thousands of people packed into the Wolstein Center at Cleveland State University to cheer on the U.S. senator from Vermont as he called for a “political revolution.” Although Sanders Read More…

Group searches in Elyria for missing 15-year-old

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ELYRIA — Search parties combed parts of Elyria and Cleveland for a Brooklyn teenager who has been missing since Nov. 8. Alexis Marie Boroviak, 15, was last seen by her family about 9:30 p.m. that Sunday when she took her dog outside before she was supposed to go to bed. When her family went outside Read More…