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Bon Jovi, Moody Blues, Cars top Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2018


Bon Jovi, the Moody Blues, Dire Straits, the Cars, Nina Simone and Sister Rosetta Tharpe were named as the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2018 inductees Wednesday morning by museum President and CEO Greg Harris. The ceremonies will be…

Slavic Village fifth-grader excited to host first sleepover: A Greater Cleveland


Tiffany Everhart hosts her first sleepover, a signal that she has transitioned well into a new school, with new friends.

Nine hand-picked kitchen gifts from America's Test Kitchen's editor (photos)


Lisa McManus, executive editor for America's Test Kitchen, picks out some favorite among cold brew coffee makers, knives and other items suitable for holiday giving.

Here's what Star Wars creator George Lucas thinks of 'The Last Jedi'


Lucas thought the new film was "beautifully made," a rep for the director told the Hollywood reporter, adding, "And in speaking with director Rian Johnson after viewing was complimentary."

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Rock Hall voters say no to Radiohead, Rage Against the Machine


The two newly eligible acts were left on the outside looking in for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame's Class of 2018.


Today's top celebrity birthdays list (December 13, 2017)


Celebrities Taylor Swift and Jamie Foxx share a birthday today. Check out our slideshow of other famous people with birthdays on December 13, 2017 and find out a fun fact about each person.

FBI agent repeatedly called Trump 'an idiot': A.M. News Links


Also, Alabama Senate election: Doug Jones wins in major upset, Roy Moore won't yet concede; Tillerson says U.S. ready to talk to North Korea; Islamic nations seek response to Trump's move on Jerusalem


Teacher accused of slamming student to floor; Lake County files opioid lawsuit: Overnight News Links


Also, Multiple Alberta clipper systems, lake-effect to extend snow through Friday in Northeast Ohio; Cleveland priest shot at during ambush by armed robbers trying to steal eggs; Akron, East Cleveland and others flagged for fiscal stress…


Democrat Doug Jones wins Senate election in stunning Alabama upset


It was the first Democratic Senate victory in a quarter-century in Alabama, one of the reddest of red states, and proved anew that party loyalty is anything but sure in the age of Trump


Tests should be cut further, state school board tells Ohio legislature


Ohio's state school board wants to cut high school English and WorkKeys exams, plus tests used just to evaluate teachers


Cleveland priest shot at during ambush by armed robbers trying to steal eggs


St. Mary's priest Fr. John Kumse, 65, was shot at three times by armed robbers trying to steal his eggs, police said.

Cuyahoga County Council approves license plate scanners, two-year budget


Cuyahoga County Council approved the purchase of cameras that read license plates and the 2018-19 budget at the last meeting of the year on Tuesday.

Strongsville's landmark clock tower needs repairs; city officials mum on when that might happen


Strongsville's landmark clock tower, at the northeast corner of Pearl and Royalton roads, is deteriorating, at least partly due to poor workmanship when the tower was built in 1992. That's according to Construction Resources Inc., a Solon…


Roy Moore vs. Doug Jones: Polls 'all over the place' in Alabama Senate race


What in the Republican red/Democratic donkey is going on?


12 Dogs of Christmas holds slight lead over Christmas Ale in Best Holiday Beer contest (poll, photos)


Help determine who gets crowned the winner of cleveland.com's Best Holiday Beer in Cleveland contest.


Landlords sue East Cleveland over 900 percent increase in annual rental occupancy fees

Two large Northeast Ohio landlords are suing the city of East Cleveland over a sharp occupancy-fee hike that they characterize as an illegal cash grab.


Cuyahoga County's 'checkbook' has $1.7 million discrepancy, according to financial audit


Cuyahoga County officials hope to do something at the end of this month that has eluded them for years - balance their version of the county checkbook.

Multiple Alberta clipper systems, lake-effect to extend snow through Friday in Northeast Ohio: Weather forecast


The chances of snow don't end Wednesday night, they return Thursday and Friday with another Alberta clipper system. Meteorologist Kelly Reardon has the details.

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' is a thrilling, emotional ride, but is it better than Empire?


"The Last Jedi" is at once a thrilling space adventure and an emotional roller coaster of a film with just the right amount of nostalgia thrown in.


Cleveland cop killer Quisi Bryan to be executed in 2022, Ohio Supreme Court orders


The Ohio Supreme Court has set an Oct. 26, 2022 execution date for Cleveland murderer Quisi Bryan, who shot and killed Cleveland police officer Wayne Leon during a traffic stop in 2000.

Tuesday, Dec 12

Your guide to our holiday gift guides: Food, sports, wine, beer, books, music, Cleveland stuff & more


Whether you're shopping for the aspiring chef, sports fanatic, music lover or movie buff, we've got you covered with gift ideas far and wide.

New 'Cleveland Sessions' video series showcases national, local artists in intimate concerts


Welcome to the "Cleveland Sessions," a live-music concert series showcasing new music coming the heart -- and the fringes -- of rock 'n' roll.

Ohio Congress members seek federal money to fight opioid abuse


Republican Rep. Dave Joyce of Bainbridge Township and Democrat Tim Ryan of the Niles area released a letter signed by 48 colleagues that urged the Trump administration to allot money to address opioid addiction, which kills an estimated…

Famed chef Michael Symon invites Korpers to Mabel's BBQ to nourish kids' interest in cooking: A Greater Cleveland


After reading about Contessa Korper and her children in cleveland.com's series "A Greater Cleveland," the city's most famous chef, Michael Symon, invited the family for lunch and a close-up view of the restaurant's kitchen. Here's what…

Monday, Dec 11

How to build the ultimate Cleveland foodie gift pack


Use this guide to some of the tastiest sauces, sweets, snacks and more and you'll be well on your way to making the gift basket of any food lover's dream.

Abandoned house next door gives the 'shivers' to 10-year-old Tifany Everhart: A Greater Cleveland


The abandoned house next door makes for vigilant days and some sleepless nights for Isaac Everhart. He is concerned for the safety of his wife and 10-year-old daughter while living next door to an abandoned house frequented by strangers.

LaureLive music festival announces 2018 lineup: Foster The People, Brandi Carlile, Cold War Kids, more


LaureLive 2018 will be headlined by Brandi Carlile, Foster The People, Cold War Kids and Fitz and the Tantrums.

Sunday, Dec 10

Racial dispute at beloved bakery roils liberal college town


The dispute, which began in November 2016 with the arrest of three black Oberlin students who tried stealing wine from Gibson's, is now a lawsuit in which the exasperated bakery owners accuse the college and a top dean of slandering Gibson…

Holiday Gift Guide: Cleveland-themed gifts for the holidays


Here are 20-plus gifts that capture the spirit and flavor of our hometown.

Ohio schools dish out suspensions, other discipline at wildly different rates (see rankings here)


Schools and districts in Ohio hand out discipline like suspensions at wildly different rates - often multiple times the state average. See the schools and districts that discipline students the most.

Saturday, Dec 9

Amtrak train strikes car that man left on railroad tracks in Olmsted Falls, police say


The incident happened just after 2:30 a.m. Saturday, Olmsted Falls police officer Ben Ovelgonne said. None of the 123 passengers or crew members on the train were hurt.

6 reasons there aren't enough homes for sale

Who is responsible for the shortage of homes for sale and why? We've identified some suspects.

Visitors re-enter Nela Park to see GE holiday lights for first time in 59 years (photos)


The general public re-entered historic Nela Park tonight for the first time in 59 years and was treated to highlights of holiday displays past. ,

City evaluating employee's status following federal raid


A company owned by Cleveland employee Khalil Ewais was a subject of a search by federal agents inside Cleveland City Hall.

Friday, Dec 8

Christmas Bird Counts to document the snowy owl irruption underway in Northeast Ohio (photos)


Much of the excitement participating in Christmas Bird Counts comes from the opportunity to see migrants such as snowy owls and winter finches irrupting from the north, as well as southern species expanding their winter ranges northward.

Single mother lands gig as a back-up singer, dreams of working as a vocalist: A Greater Cleveland


Single mother Annette Miller takes a rare opportunity to chase her dream of becoming a vocalist. She recently sang back-up vocals for a friend's concert at the Church of the Lion of Judah in Maple Heights.

ODOT reduces speed to 40 mph on I-90 in Lake County due to snow


The Ohio Department of Transportation has reduced speed limits to 40 mph on Interstate 90 between State Route 44 and State Route 528 in Lake County.

What is Burton Scot, the company named in documents served at Cleveland City Hall in federal investigation?


Among the City Hall records seized by federal investigators late Tuesday were invoices and a 2015 contract for a Geauga County-based contractor that's done business with the city of Cleveland for years.