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Cuyahoga County settles lawsuit over juvenile detention center's 'fight night'


Cuyahoga County has agreed to pay $179,500 to settle a lawsuit brought by four men who as teenagers held in the county's juvenile detention center were subjected to staged fights for sport.

Trump nominates Ed Crawford to be next U.S. ambassador to Ireland

Crawford, 80, serves as Chairman and CEO of The Edward Crawford Group and Park-Ohio Industries, Inc. During the 2016 presidential campaign, he was Trump's Ohio finance chairman, and donated $160,000 to a joint fundraising committee that…

Drop off unused prescription drugs in Cleveland this Saturday for National Drug Take Back Day


Members of the public are encouraged to visit any one of the five police district headquarters between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday to drop off unused or expired prescription medications.

Over 7K-strong, migrant caravan pushes on in Mexico: See latest photos


Thousands of Central American migrants resumed an arduous trek toward the U.S. border.

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Hue Jackson can stay as long as he's not hurting Baker Mayfield's future: Browns Take

Jackson is coaching now like he did his first two seasons. Don't fire him for that. But also don't let him mess with the rookie QB.


Fleetwood Mac minus Lindsey Buckingham could make The Q a strange place: Chuck Yarborough


Fleetwood Mac has replaced guitarists before, but how will this latest blowup, with Lindsey Buckingham being sent packing and the subsequent lawsuit, affect Friday's show at Quicken Loans Arena? Plain Dealer Pop Music Critic Chuck…


Man charged in Cleveland home invasion pistol-whipping, shooting


A 37-year-old man is accused of pistol-whipping two men and shooting one of them during a home invasion in Cleveland.


Trimming the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame's bloated Class of 1987


Our "Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Remixed" series trims the Class of 1987. But who's in and who's out?

Trump response to migrant caravan: Darcy cartoon


Trump has threatened to cut off financial aid to the migrants' home countries. It would be more effective to cut off U.S. drug demand fueling the gang violence migrants are fleeing


Florida man accused of groping woman on flight uses Trump as defense, reports say


The man tells federal agents that the president says it is OK to "grab women by their private parts."


Mega Millions at $1.6 billion ... will it go higher? Ohio Lottery results


A big jackpot comes with a big tax bill, too.


Cleveland Councilman Ken Johnson defends $1,200 monthly reimbursements as legitimate expenses incurred monitoring neighborhood program


Cleveland.com reviewed Johnson's monthly expense reports from January 2016 through August 2018. During that time, Johnson sought the maximum reimbursement each month and received a total of $38,400.


City Council OKs $3M in improvements to Cleveland Hopkins International Airport transportation center

The improvements will expand the Ground Transportation Center to allow more commercial vehicles to use it to pick up and drop off passengers. Canopies will be constructed to allow the vehicles to be under cover and provide travelers…


Cuyahoga County judge politicks against Issue 1 to potential jurors inside courthouse


Judge David Matia has used the time usually reserved for a judge to welcome the hundreds of potential jurors to their mandatory civic duty to instead deliver a spiel in which Matia explicitly urged them to vote against Issue 1.

In aftermath of Trump tweet, Ohioans' Google search interest in immigration reaches new height


Likely thanks in large part to attention from President Donald Trump, immigration has emerged as a top-searched political issue in Ohio, according to data compiled by Google in a partnership with cleveland.com.


Former Cuyahoga County commissioner Jimmy Dimora loses bid to challenge corruption convictions


Jimmy Dimora is not getting out of prison anytime soon, as a federal judge on Monday struck down his attempts to overturn more than two-dozen corruption convictions.


Cleveland man charged with selling drugs to Greek billionaire's son who died of overdose in July


A Cleveland man is accused of selling drugs to a Greek billionaire's son, who was found dead in July in a downtown Cleveland hotel.

Euclid officer to get his job back after hitting man in viral video, arbitrator rules


Euclid Law Director Kelley Sweeney confirmed the arbitrator's ruling and said officials were working on a news release Monday afternoon in an email to a cleveland.com reporter.

Ohio House Democratic candidate criticizes his own party over attack ad


Casey Weinstein, the Democratic nominee for House District 37, said he "condemns" a Ohio House Democratic Caucus digital ad against his Republican rival, Mike Rasor.

Monday, Oct 22

ICYMI: Pathways to Prosperity series

In case you missed any part of the Pathways to Prosperity series, it's all right here.

Shop Cleveland Market is back with 50 local makers at Crocker Park


Shop Cleveland Market returns to Crocker Park for a second year with 50 vendors or art, jewelry, clothing, soaps, candles, food and more.

Mega Millions, Powerball top $2 billion combined; Ohio Lottery results


The Mega Millions jackpot is a record $1.6 billion, while Powerball is at $620 million.

Cleveland Cavaliers' shoddy defense spoils home opener in 133-111 loss to Hawks: Chris Fedor's instant analysis

The Cavs lost their home opener, 133-111, failing to correct many of the same issues that plagued them in back-to-back losses on the road to open the 2018-19 season.

Sunday, Oct 21

Thousands in Northeast Ohio remain without power after serious Saturday storms


As of 10:25 a.m. Sunday, about 6,600 customers did not have power in Cuyahoga County, according to the FirstEnergy outages website. In Lake County, about 3,500 customers did not have power, and in Lorain County, the number was about 1,800.

Urban Meyer hired an Ohio State coaching staff he knows too well: Doug Lesmerises

Meyer has personal connections to a lot of his assistants, and a few of their position groups aren't playing up to the Ohio State standard.

Powerball numbers: Did you win Saturday's $470 million lottery jackpot


Check out the winning jackpot numbers in Saturday's Powerball lottery drawing.

Sherrod Brown, Jim Renacci continue to trash each other during Ohio's second U.S. Senate debate


Republican Rep. Jim Renacci and Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown moved to new ground when attacking each other on Saturday during the second debate of Ohio's U.S. Senate race.

Saturday, Oct 20

More than 38,000 FirstEnergy customers in Northeast Ohio without power amid severe thunderstorms


The afternoon thunderstorm left 14,730 customers in Cuyahoga County without power along with 13,767 in Lake County and 9,608 in Lorain County, as of 5:30 p.m.

Coast Guard pulls body from Lake Erie near Cleveland's E. 72nd Street fishing area


The U.S. Coast Guard on Saturday afternoon pulled a body from Lake Erie that had been in the water "for some time," according to Coast Guard spokesman Paul Angelillo.

Mega Millions numbers: Did you win Friday's $1 billion lottery jackpot?


Here are the winning numbers in Friday's Mega Millions lottery drawing.

Ohio Department of Agriculture director fired for opposing Kasich's algal-bloom policies


David T. Daniels, Kasich's ag director since 2012, "was let go because of his prolonged and active opposition to the governor's efforts to improve Lake Erie water quality," according to a source.

Friday, Oct 19

ParkMobile app is now exclusive provider of parking reservations near FirstEnergy Stadium


The Cleveland Browns partnered with ParkMobile this football season so fans can easily reserve parking spots for gamedays.

Cuyahoga County promises more changes at Children and Family Services after death of 4-year-old Aniya Day-Garrett


Cuyahoga County Children and Family Services has submitted a plan to the state for correcting issues state investigators found in how the county handled reports of abuse involving 4-year-old Aniya Day-Garrett.

Exploring the Year of the Woman - Ohio Matters special episode with Barb Palmer


More women than ever are running for elected office. So what are their chances in Ohio and what does that mean for the future?

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Remixed: Amending every year of Inductions


Our new series reimagines every induction class of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, from Chucky Berry to Bon Jovi.

Thursday, Oct 18

Cleveland ends Councilman Ken Johnson's practice of claiming $1,200 a month in reimbursement for "ward services" performed by city employee


For at least two and a half years, Johnson received $1,200 a month in reimbursements from City Council for expenses he describes in records only as "ward services" performed by an employee of the city's Recreation Department.

Cleveland's Best Sinful Dessert contest voting has ended; Top 20 finalists to be revealed Monday


The poll for cleveland.com's Best Sinful Dessert contest is now closed. Check back Monday to see which decadent treats advanced to the finals.

Kevin Love shoulders blame, apologizes to Tyronn Lue after Cavaliers' loss in opener

As his sandals squished across the carpeted floor inside the visitor's locker room at Scotiabank Arena, Love scoffed about needing extra time to "wash all the ugliness away" before heading to the team bus and embarking on Cleveland's next…