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Ohio woman kidnapped at home, locked in her car

GARFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio (WJW) — Garfield Heights police are investigating a kidnapping that happened on Saturday morning. Police responded to a call of the kidnapping in progress in the 13000 block of Bangor Avenue around 6 a.m., according to a press release. When police got there they say they found a woman who’d been bound […]

38-year-old man dies after being punched at East Cleveland gas station

EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - A 38-year-old Cleveland man died Saturday after getting punched at a Euclid Avenue gas station by an unidentified suspect. East Cleveland police said William Robinson was at the Gas USA in the 15000 block of Euclid Avenue around 3:16 a.m. Saturday, when he got into a verbal argument with the suspect inside the gas station.

Local restaurants using air-filtering systems to combat COVID

CLEVELAND (WJW) — Local restaurants are using state-of-the-art air filtering systems to combat COVID-19. Barley House, Harry Buffalo and Rebol say they are using ActivePure units in areas of their restaurants where customers spend most of their time. Studies show the COVID-killing units significantly help reduce surface and airborne contaminants, odors and pollutants at a […]

Merwin’s Wharf bringing back Winter RiverFest this year

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Merwin’s Wharf will once again transform into a winter wonderland at this season’s Winter RiverFest, set to begin on Nov. 26. The experience will include an ice-skating rink, Santa appearances, fire pits, a beer garden and an igloo village, according to Cleveland Metroparks’ website. Plus, the entire park will be decked out in festive decorations for the duration of the fest.

Trick-or-treat demons to mistletoe and angels, it is time to ramp up for the holidays: Valley Views

The next two months offer up a frenzy of opportunities to decorate your house inside and out. In fact, if you choose your lights carefully, your holiday lights can stay up and carry your decorating scheme from now through the beginning of the year. Of course, you will need to trade out bones and demons for pine garlands, ribbons and angels.
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Lucy’s Sweet Surrender closure 'bittersweet,' heading to auction

After 64 years, two locations and two owners, Lucy’s Sweet Surrender in Shaker Heights is closing its books for good. Following a difficult year amid the COVID-19 pandemic and major surgery for owner and baker Michael Feigenbaum, he is sending the bakery and all of its equipment to auction starting Nov. 3 through Nov. 17. In preparation for the auction, all perishable products are being sold first-come, first-serve.

Ohio Lottery winning numbers for October 22

CLEVELAND — Editor's note: The video in the player above is from a previously published, unrelated story. Here are your winning lottery numbers for the drawings on Friday, October 22:. Pick 3: 0-1-9 Pick 4: 0-0-8-0 Pick 5: 7-1-4-0-8 Rolling Cash 5: 5-7-8-23-29 SUBSCRIBE: Get the day's top headlines sent...

Near-downtown bowling alley to become entertainment venue

A cutting-edge entertainment complex with a bowling alley called Euphoria Restaurant & Oxygen Lounge is gradually opening up.Google. In a neighborhood filled with old industrial buildings and warehouses, a cutting-edge entertainment complex called Euphoria Restaurant & Oxygen Lounge is gradually opening up with new uses and one old one — a bowling alley. The alley is open now and the restaurant is under construction. The oxygen lounge will follow later.

New Starbucks now open and brewing in Chardon

Starbucks is officially brewing its iconic cup of coffee in Chardon. Although the store on the corner of Center and Cherry streets has been serving customers for a few weeks, a ribbon-cutting event on Oct. 20 marked its ceremonial opening. After a snip of the traditional red ribbon, officials, local business owners and others gathered to sip samples of the distinctive java.

Akron Zoo’s Angel the Cockatoo Shows What She Can Do

Produced for the Akron Zoo‘s “Training Tales” video series about animal care, this video introduces Keeper Kaitlyn and Angel the cockatoo. Angel is one of the zoo’s animal ambassadors, which means she goes out on programs at schools, libraries and more. All animal ambassadors go through a lot of training in order to go meet people, and Angel is ready to show what she can do!
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Robertson Kitchen & Bath Kid of Character: Marissa Walter, Marlington

NAME – Marissa Walter. PARENTS – Mom Tiffany and Dad Jerry. SIBLINGS – Sister,-Rachel; brother, Jayce; and another sister in heaven. SCHOOL ACTIVITIES – Cross country, soon to be basketball and soccer. NOMINATION – "Marissa brings a fun-loving spirit and energy with her to school each day! She is a...