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3 hrs ago | The Plain Dealer

Man driving under the influence of heroin sentenced to four years in...

A 28-year-old Northfield man who was driving under the influence of heroin when he struck a car driven by a 61-year-old woman was sentenced in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court to four years in prison Wednesday for causing her death.

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Related Topix: Northfield, OH, Maple Heights, OH

8 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

Bureau of Workers' Compensation will pay $420 million for charging excessive insurance...

The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation has agreed to pay $420 million to employers in the state that were knowingly overcharged for insurance premiums.

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Related Topix: Woodmere, OH

12 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

Father carjacked, shot in Cleveland Monday dies in hospital

Carlos Rivera, 44, of Brooklyn, was attacked about 11 p.m. on the 3100 block of West 46th Street.

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Related Topix: Brooklyn, OH

16 hrs ago | Crain's Cleveland Business

Cuyahoga County agrees to 40-year extension for portion of hotel bed tax

Cuyahoga County Council Tuesday night agreed on a 40-year extension of a portion of the county hotel bed tax.

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Related Topix: Cleveland, OH

18 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

Cleveland has cleared backlog of 3,985 untested rape kits

Cleveland police have sent the last of 3,985 rape kits to the state crime lab for testing, clearing a backlog of untested sexual assault evidence stretching back to 1993.

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Related Topix: Cleveland, OH

22 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

Success for Cleveland's new lakefront pedestrian bridge requires high-speed design excellence: Readers respond

A Plain Dealer column by yours truly on Tuesday addressed challenges that Cuyahoga County's Department of Public Works will face in its highly ambitious plan to build a $25 million pedestrian walkway from the Mall to North Coast Harbor in time for the Republican National Convention in 2016.

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Related Topix: Cleveland, OH

23 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

The colony at Brennan's Colony stands strong in the wake of murder: editorial

The great thing about Brennan's Colony - aside from the Mini All World burger topped with melted mozzarella - was just that: It was a colony, a place apart, peaceful, predictable, pleasurable.

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Related Topix: Cleveland Heights, OH, Opinion

Tue Jul 22, 2014

La Prensa

Summary of Cuyahoga County Fair Latino Nights 2014

The number of Latinos coming to the Cuyahoga County Fair in Berea, Ohio continues to grow.

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Related Topix: Berea, OH

Cleveland.com

Judge sends convicted robber to prison for five years in vicious attack, search for money

A judge Tuesday sentenced a Richmond Heights man to five years in prison for his role in beating, robbing and forcing a woman into her car trunk for several hours on a day when temperatures reached 96 degrees.

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Related Topix: Richmond Heights, OH, Criminal Defense Law, Law, East Cleveland, OH

Cleveland.com

Community activist James Box pleads guilty to reduced charges in plea deal with...

Community activist James Box pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges in an agreement with prosecutors that dropped more serious sexual allegations involving two women.

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Related Topix: Cleveland, OH

WKYC-TV Cleveland

Police officer who had sex with 15-year-old indicted

Police officer who had sex with 15-year-old indicted The officer, 42, has been suspended without pay since his arrest by Cleveland Police on July 10 Check out this story on WKYC.com: http://on.wkyc.com/1rz2sNB CLEVELAND -- A Cleveland police officer has been indicted on 15 felony charges related to his illicit sexual contact with a 15-year-old ... (more)

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The Plain Dealer

Man accused of robbery, drug possession in Medina arrested in Garfield Heights

Randy D. Tuttle, 31 was arrested after he was found in possession of drugs at 5:18 p.m. Sunday during a traffic stop.

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Related Topix: Medina, OH, Garfield Heights, OH

The Plain Dealer

South Carolina woman's body found submerged in Lake Erie at Cleveland's Edgewater Park

A 44-year-old South Carolina woman's body was found submerged in Edgewater Park Friday, the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's office said.

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Related Topix: US Coast Guard, US Military, US News

Crain's Cleveland Business

Cuyahoga County set to raise bed tax; length of extension is under debate

Raising the bed tax is on the agenda for the Tuesday, July 22, meeting of the Cuyahoga County Council.

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Related Topix: Cleveland, OH

Cleveland.com

Beachwood defers to county Planning Commission on redo of Chagrin Blvd. office zoning

City Council will see what suggestions the Cuyahoga County Planning Commission has before easing any zoning restrictions on general office space along Chagrin Boulevard.

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Related Topix: Beachwood, OH

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Cleveland.com

Names of fallen added in July 25 re-dedication of Greater Cleveland Veterans Memorial

Some 42 names will be added to the memorial fountain area, bringing the total of Cuyahoga County war dead from 1899 to 2014 to 5,552.

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Related Topix: Cleveland, OH

The BIG One

Longtime Brooklyn Mayor Dead

A political icon in Cuyahoga county for generations has passed away. John Coyne served as mayor of suburban Brooklyn for 51 years starting in 1948.

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Cleveland.com

Compare Greater Cleveland taxes to those in the Detroit area

But once all the major local and state taxes are tabulated, Greater Clevelanders usually end up paying more than their counterparts in the Detroit area, according to a Northeast Ohio Media Group analysis.

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Cleveland.com

Teen pleads guilty to brutal beating, robbery of elderly couple during home invasion

The pair forced the woman into the trunk of her car and drove her around the city, trying to steal money from her credit cards.

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The Medina Gazette

Ohio Secretary of State candidate Nina Turner talks voting hours

State Sen. Nina Turner, Democratic candidate for secretary of state, shakes hands with Pamela B. Miller, former head of the Medina County Democratic Party who now serves as chairwoman of the county Board of Elections, at a garden party fundraiser hosted by Janice Skeen in Sharon Township on Sunday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Medina County, OH

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