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Body found in rubbish fire in Cleveland, officials say


The body was discovered about 7 p.m. Saturday while responding to a rubbish fire on Laisey Avenue between Union Avenue and Kinsman Road, Cleveland fire spokesman Michael Norman said.

Powerball numbers: Did you win Saturday's $226 million lottery jackpot?


Here are the winning numbers in Saturday's Powerball lottery drawing.

Montage edges out bands from Columbus, Michigan to win 22nd Tri-C High School Rock Off (photos)


Montage, which finished second in the 2017 installment, took home the top prize in Saturday night's Final Exam for the 22nd annual Tri-C High School Rock Off at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

Authorities capture man wanted in shooting death of 4-year-old girl in Akron


Darnell Bitting, 31, was arrested after detectives issued warrants against him. He is charged with murder and using weapons under disability in the shooting death of Janaya Swain.

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Buddhist Center opens in Lakewood with welcome to all faiths


The Songtsen Gampo Buddhist Center had its grand opening Saturday in Lakewood, where Buddhist nun Ani Palmo Rybicki said it would provide a home for Buddhists but be open to those of any faith and those of no faith at all.

FBI, police searching for men who robbed Dollar Bank in Richmond Heights


The robbery happened about 11:30 a.m. at the location on Wilson Mills Road near Edgewood Road, FBI Special Agent Lisa Hack said.


Officials identify 4-year-old shot and killed in Akron, warrants issued for man accused in shooting


Janaya Swain died in the shooting that happened about 10:30 p.m. on Mercer Avenue near Lawton Street, police and the Summit County Medical Examiner's Office said.


Alcohol a factor in crash that killed Akron man, investigators say


Joseph E. Adams died in the crash that happened shortly after 12:30 a.m. Saturday on Albrecht Avenue near Meadowridge Road.


Warrants issued for Akron man accused of shooting, killing 4-year-old girl


Darnell Bitting, 31, is charged with murder and weapons under disability in the shooting that happened about 10:30 p.m. on Mercer Avenue near Lawton Street, according to a news release from Akron police.


Today's top celebrity birthdays list (February 17, 2018)


Celebrities Paris Hilton, Ed Sheeran and Denise Richards share a birthday today. Check out our slideshow of other famous people with birthdays on February 17, 2018 and find out a fun fact about each person.

Help name the baby rhino at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo


Voters are asked to make a donation to the Zoo's Future for Wildlife Fund and then choose from Nya, Dalia or Lulu.


Three inmates captured after escape from correctional facility in Elyria, authorities say


Joshua Eli Natal-Morales, 26, Michael David Kilgore, 23, and Reynaldo Rivera Franco, 26, are charged with vandalism and escape, according to a news release from the Lorain County Sheriff's Office.


Akron Art Museum celebrates lyrical abstractions of Jun Kaneko in show opening today (photos)


The Akron Art Museum's new exhibition on the art of Omaha artist Jun Kaneko celebrates an important artist who fuses influences from Japan and contemporary American art.

New Politics bring dance rock and pop-punk fun to Cleveland House of Blues (photos)


Denmark's pop punk trio New Politics stopped by the Cleveland House of Blues on Friday night to kick off the second leg of its tour promoting its latest album "Lost In Translation."


Adding Wright Flyer to Ohio seal and coat of arms is what's now occupying Ohio lawmakers: Thomas Suddes


Adding the Wrights' plane to the rural scene on Ohio's coat of arms and seal calls to mind a memorable part of Alfred Hitchcock's thriller, "North by Northwest," when a killer crop-duster chases Cary Grant across farmland, writes Thomas…

Today in History: February 17, 2018


Today's highlights in history for Saturday, February 17, 2018

What to know about cleveland.com's Open Table session


If you are coming to cleveland.com to learn about Open Table on Wednesday, here is everything you need to know.

Friday, Feb 16

Public corruption investigation targets County Executive Armond Budish's administration


CLEVELAND, Ohio - Public-corruption investigators from Cuyahoga County's Prosecutors Office have subpoenaed County Executive Armond Budish's administration for records involving top officials in the department of information services and…

Modern design in Bratenahl has stunning views, elevator and marble floors in the garage: House of the Week


This modern contemporary on Cushing Lane, built in 2009, has 4 bedrooms and 4 1/2 bathrooms in more than 4,200 square feet. The asking price is $849,500.

Cleveland Fish Fry Guide 2018: Check out these local fish frys for the first Friday of Lent


This updated fish fry guide tells you which nonprofit events are still on the schedule here in Northeast Ohio.

Art therapy teaches TJ Bell a lesson about fighting: A Greater Cleveland


TJ Bell learns a lesson or two about the downsides of fighting while taking art therapy at P.A.L.S. for Healing.

Thursday, Feb 15

Florida school massacre brings fresh gun-control questions for Rob Portman, other politicians


Sen. Rob Portman and others in his party resist tougher gun control. That has brought fresh criticism today.

Turnover at Trump White House: 16 high-profile departures


Whether they quit or were fired, Donald Trump's staff turnover has exceeded that of all presidents since the 1980s. White House Secretary Rob Porter is just the latest to be shown the door.

25 things to do in Cleveland the weekend of Feb. 15-18


From live music to foodie events and more, this is your guide to some of the best happenings around Northeast Ohio.

First look: Judd's a new corner bar loaded with Cleveland memories


Soon-to-open Judd's City Tavern looks like a bar from some other time.

Wednesday, Feb 14

Cleveland Fish Fry Guide 2018: Northeast Ohio's most complete list of Lenten fish frys


Lenten season has arrived in Northeast Ohio, and delicious nonprofit fish frys are popping up all over.

3 dishes to order to celebrate Lunar New Year in Cleveland (photos)


From silky pork to chewy ramen noodles made from scratch, Cleveland restaurants are offering some classics for the Lunar New Year.

A pretty good progress report on Justice reform, honest Congressional districts and A Greater Cleveland: Chris Quinn


We announced the Impact 2017 and Beyond agenda in July, championing four efforts through our website and in The Plain Dealer. Seven months later, we've seen dramatic progress on three of them, so the time is ripe for an update.

Black Panther rules in latest Marvel movie (Review)


Marvel Studios' latest achievement examines the troubled, super-scientific nation of Wakanda in "Black Panther."

Tuesday, Feb 13

Christopher Whitaker convicted of killing Cleveland teen Alianna DeFreeze in death penalty case


Jurors found Christopher Whitaker guilty of raping and killing 14-year-old Alianna DeFreeze in January 2017.

American Greetings announces new investor taking 60 percent ownership

American Greetings Corp. and Clayton, Dubilier & Rice announced an agreement today for CD&R-managed funds to acquire a 60 percent ownership stake in American Greetings.

20 tastiest Girl Scout Cookies of all time


Which Girl Scout Cookie is America's favorite?

Lawmakers must rewrite Ohio bill to reflect new federal tax rules

Each year, Ohio lawmakers revise state law to follow tweaks to U.S. tax code. Senate Bill 22 is may be amended Tuesday to reflect the recent congressional tax overhaul.