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2 hrs ago |

What does it take to be a beer judge? Cleveland Labor Day Oktoberfest competition up close

The Cleveland Labor Day Oktoberfest , marking its 10th anniversary, draws thousands of folks to the Cuyahoga County fairgrounds for music, fun, food, culture, drinks, people-watching and one of our final chances to enjoy the season's warm weather.


Related Topix: Beer, Weather, Strongsville, OH

6 hrs ago |

Cuyahoga County tax-appeals unit has cleared backlog that piled up during corruption...

After inheriting a backlog totaling thousands of cases dating back for years , the once-troubled Cuyahoga County agency that handles property value tax appeals has finally caught up on its work.


Related Topix: Mayfield Heights, OH

10 hrs ago | Aurora Advocate

Capital News: Dissension within the ranks on FitzGerald candidacy

The last thing Chris Redfern and the Ohio Democratic Party need is vocal, public dissension from within the ranks about their gubernatorial hopeful, Ed FitzGerald.


Related Topix: Ohio, Mahoning County, OH

Fri Aug 29, 2014

News Journal

Abon owners, employee indictedAbon owners, employee...

Abon owners, employee indicted Indictment alleges pattern of corrupt activity under the RICO Act Check out this story on The owners of Abon Cards & Coins, Larry and Donna Bence, and store employee Benjamin Berry have been indicted in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court, each on numerous counts of ... (more)


Related Topix: Mansfield, OH, US Secret Service, US News


Prosecutor: Attorney stole $263K from veteran 3 hours ago

A Rocky River attorney has been charged with stealing nearly $263,000 from the estate of a disabled veteran, the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office said.


Related Topix: Rocky River, OH

Candlelight vigil Sunday for Case Western students killed in plane crash

A candlelight memorial service for the four Case Western Reserve University students - including three varsity wrestlers - killed in a plane crash Monday night will be held Sunday, the flight club that owned the plane announced Friday.


Related Topix: Air Accidents, Case Western Reserve University, Willoughby Hills, OH, Kent State University

Aurora Advocate

ID pending for body found in CVNP, where search for missing woman ongoing

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office had not yet identified a body by press time that was found by park rangers Aug. 28 around 6 p.m. in the Cuyahoga River, north of the Highland Road bridge, in Brecksville.


Related Topix: Brecksville, OH, US National Parks, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Peninsula, OH

WVIZ-TV Cleveland

Diversity a Challenge for Suburban Police Departments in Cuyahoga County

There's a lot that remains unknown about the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.


Related Topix: Richmond Heights, OH, Euclid, OH, Cleveland, OH

WUSA-TV Washington

Vigil planned for Ohio plane crash victims

The flight club that rented the plane that crashed after takeoff this week plans a candlelight vigil for the four college students who died.


Related Topix: Air Accidents

Daily Kos

Rescue Me - Cleveland Animal Protective League - Cleveland, OH

This is a series of diaries highlighting animal rescues around the country and noting and celebrating the work they do to help animals who have no voices but ours to speak for them.


Related Topix: Cleveland, OH

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WKYC-TV Cleveland

Investigator: Trash police target illegal dumping

Investigator: Trash police target illegal dumping CLEVELAND -- Progress is slowly being made in the battle of illegal dumping in Cleveland and Cuyahoga County.


Related Topix: Cleveland, OH

Evening out goes up in smoke with fight over cigarettes: Middleburg Heights police blotter

A group of women during a Brew Garden outing asked a man to take their picture with one of their phones, to which he agreed.


Related Topix: Middleburg Heights, OH

The Columbus Dispatch

19-year-old pleads guilty to killing older lover's wife

A 19-year-old who became romantically involved with her foster father pleaded guilty today to killing her foster mother.


Related Topix: Lake County, OH

Cleveland man admits role in robbery, slaying linked to Heartless Felons

Robert Porter pleaded guilty Wednesday in the robbery and slaying that authorities have linked to the Heartless Felons.


Related Topix: Cleveland, OH, Criminal Defense Law, Law

JD Supra

Ohio BWC Agrees to Settle Class Action Lawsuit for Overcharging Employers

Business owners who may be eligible to share in a $420 million class action settlement over inflated premiums charged by the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation have until Oct. 22 to submit a claim form.


Related Topix: US News, Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, 9

The Medina Gazette

Accused Union Square gunman also facing charges in Cuyahoga County

A Cleveland Heights man who pleaded no contest Tuesday to trying to kill a man at Medina's Union Square apartments also faces charges in Cuyahoga County.


Related Topix: Cleveland Heights, OH, Medina County, OH, Violent Crime

Attorneys say county prosecutors won't turn over evidence in...

Lawyers for a local attorney charged with calling in courthouse bomb threats say the county prosecutor's office has dodged repeated requests for evidence they need to defend their client.


Wed Aug 27, 2014

Morning Journal

Land bank gets $1.1 million

Columbiana County's land bank is hoping to be able to acquire and demolish up to 100 residential properties in Salem, East Liverpool and Wellsville after learning it will receive twice as much funding as was requested.


Related Topix: Columbiana County, OH, East Liverpool, OH, Wellsville, OH

Peter Lawson Jones, former commissioner, will emcee Armond Budish campaign kickoff; county...

A blast from Cuyahoga County's political past will serve as master of ceremonies Saturday for the official opening of State Rep. Armond Budish's county executive campaign headquarters.


Related Topix: Cleveland, OH, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Marcia Fudge, Warrensville Heights, OH

Cleveland man charged in fatal motorcycle accident

A Cleveland man accused of drunken driving and causing a crash that killed a motorcyclist this week has been charged.


Related Topix: Cleveland, OH, Parma, OH