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Ohio News: Twenty-two people indicted for their roles in a conspiracy to traffic fentanyl, heroin, fentanyl analogues including carfentanil and other drugs, which they sold in Euclid and Cleveland to customers from across Northeast Ohio

Ohio – Twenty-two people were indicted in federal court for their roles in a conspiracy to traffic fentanyl, heroin, fentanyl analogues including carfentanil and other drugs, which they sold in Euclid and Cleveland to customers from across Northeast Ohio. Named in the 42-count indictment are: Joseph P. Gray, Jr., 30; Malcolm Gibson, 26; Samuel Gibson, … Continue reading Ohio News: Twenty-two people indicted for their roles in a conspiracy to traffic fentanyl, heroin, fentanyl analogues including carfentanil and other drugs, which they sold in Euclid and Cleveland to customers from across Northeast Ohio

AP source: Browns agree to deal with DT Sheldon Richardson

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns beefed up their defensive line before NFL free agency opened. Vikings tackle Sheldon Richardson agreed Tuesday to a three-year, $39 million contract with Cleveland, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. Richardson, who has played with three other teams since 2013 and been suspended twice by the … Continue reading AP source: Browns agree to deal with DT Sheldon Richardson

Reds’ Lorenzen pitches an inning, moves to center field

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP)— Reliever Michael Lorenzen has begun the Cincinnati Reds’ mound-to-outfield experiment, pitching one inning and then moving to center field Monday in a game against the Cleveland Indians. It didn’t take long for the ball to find him. Lorenzen chased Jose Ramirez’s leadoff double in the bottom of the sixth inning of a … Continue reading Reds’ Lorenzen pitches an inning, moves to center field

Stolen magazine with Beatles on cover back 50 years later

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio library says a 1968 copy of Life magazine with the Beatles on the cover has been returned by a borrower who apologized for stealing it as a “kid” and sent $100 to cover late fees. The Cuyahoga County Public Library says it received the apology this week from someone named … Continue reading Stolen magazine with Beatles on cover back 50 years later

Defensive linemen dominate this year’s combine class

INDIANAPOLIS  — This year’s class of quarterback prospects isn’t as sexy as last year’s group led by Baker Mayfield and Sam Darnold. Nor does it feature the tantalizing talents of next year’s headliners: Tua Tagovailoa, Justin Herbert and Jake Fromm. There are a few passers who merit first-round consideration, but what teams will see an … Continue reading Defensive linemen dominate this year’s combine class

KW Agent Mary Vedda Discusses the Importance of Using a Licensed Realtor

  CLEVELAND/ FEBRUARY 19, 2019 (STL.News) Many homeowners, when selling their homes, ask themselves, “Do I really need an agent?” The answer is, “Yes,” said Vedda. “For example, pricing a home can be far more challenging than most sellers assume. Sellers should understand how to price their home to coincide with where buyers are at … Continue reading KW Agent Mary Vedda Discusses the Importance of Using a Licensed Realtor

CLEVELAND | Cavs send Knicks to franchise-record 17th straight loss

CLEVELAND (AP) — The New York Knicks’ franchise-record 17th straight loss might have been the toughest one to take. The Knicks erased a 17-point deficit in the second half and had several chances to take the lead or tie the game in the final minute before falling to the Cleveland Cavaliers 107-104 on Monday night. … Continue reading CLEVELAND | Cavs send Knicks to franchise-record 17th straight loss

Ohio News: Cleveland, Six people indicted for their roles in $48 million health care fraud conspiracy at drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers in Austintown and Whitehall

Cleveland, Ohio – Six people from Ohio were indicted in federal court for their roles in a health care fraud conspiracy in which Medicaid was billed $48 million for drug and alcohol recovery services which were not provided, not medically necessary, lacked proper documentation, or had other issues that made them ineligible for reimbursement. Named in … Continue reading Ohio News: Cleveland, Six people indicted for their roles in $48 million health care fraud conspiracy at drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers in Austintown and Whitehall

CLEVELAND | Rebuilding Cavs trade forward Rodney Hood to Trail Blazers

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers have traded forward Rodney Hood to the Portland Trail Blazers. Cleveland is rebuilding and received guards Nik Stauskas and Wade Baldwin and a second-round pick in 2021 and 2023. The teams agreed to the deal Sunday and completed a conference call with the NBA on Monday. Hood was in his … Continue reading CLEVELAND | Rebuilding Cavs trade forward Rodney Hood to Trail Blazers

Ohio News: Westlake man indicted on charges he illegally accepted food stamps at Cleveland-area gas stations, laundered the profits, illegally had firearms, operated an unregulated slaughterhouse and polluted a stream by dumping animal blood in it

Westlake, Ohio – A Westlake man with a history of food stamp fraud was indicted on charges that he continued to illegally accept food stamps at seven Cleveland-area gas stations, laundered the profits, illegally had firearms, operated an unregulated slaughterhouse and polluted a stream by dumping animal blood and other fluids into it. Amin M. Salem, … Continue reading Ohio News: Westlake man indicted on charges he illegally accepted food stamps at Cleveland-area gas stations, laundered the profits, illegally had firearms, operated an unregulated slaughterhouse and polluted a stream by dumping animal blood in it

California News: California man, Alan Gabriel Barba-Sanchez charged after receiving a shipment of one kilogram of suspected fentanyl while staying in Cleveland

California – A California man was charged in federal court after receiving a shipment of one kilogram of suspected fentanyl while staying in Cleveland. Alan Gabriel Barba-Sanchez, 30, of San Diego, was charged with one count of attempted possession with intent to distribute controlled substances. According to an affidavit filed in the case: A Cuyahoga … Continue reading California News: California man, Alan Gabriel Barba-Sanchez charged after receiving a shipment of one kilogram of suspected fentanyl while staying in Cleveland

Motto Mortgage NEO Now Open in Cleveland Metro Area

  CLEVELAND/ Jan. 14, 2019 (STL.News) Motto Mortgage, an innovative mortgage brokerage franchise focused on transparency and compliance, has a new office in the Buckeye State. Motto Mortgage NEO is now open in Beachwood and serving all markets throughout Ohio. Established by Dwight Milko an entrepreneur and RE/MAX Traditions broker owner with more than 15 … Continue reading Motto Mortgage NEO Now Open in Cleveland Metro Area

Fibo Wall Panels Available in U.S. Through Innovate Building Solutions

  CLEVELAND/ JANUARY 11, 2019 (STL.News) A solution for bathrooms sure to turn heads as much for its beauty as its ability to solve tough problems, Fibo Wall Panels are now available in the United States through a partnership between Innovate Building Solutions and FiboUSA. Builders, developers, designers, architects, remodelers and do-it-yourselfers (DIYers) can solve … Continue reading Fibo Wall Panels Available in U.S. Through Innovate Building Solutions

Ohio News: Cleveland employee, Khalil Ewais indicted for extortion and accepting bribes after he accepted below-market improvements on his property from a contractor seeking city business and directed city projects to benefit himself, his outside businesses and his clients

Cleveland, Ohio – A City of Cleveland employee was indicted for extortion, accepting bribes and other crimes after he accepted below-market improvements on his property from a contractor seeking city business and directed city projects to benefit himself, his outside businesses, and his clients. Khalil Ewais, 43, of Cleveland, was indicted on charges including Hobbs Act … Continue reading Ohio News: Cleveland employee, Khalil Ewais indicted for extortion and accepting bribes after he accepted below-market improvements on his property from a contractor seeking city business and directed city projects to benefit himself, his outside businesses and his clients

United States News: Men from Cleveland, Canton and Garfield Heights indicted on firearms charges

Three people were indicted in federal court for firearms crimes. United States – Riccardo D. Harris, 35, of Canton, was charged being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. Harris had a Smith & Wesson .40-caliber pistol and ammunition on Oct. 19, despite a previous conviction for aggravated robbery, according to the indictment. … Continue reading United States News: Men from Cleveland, Canton and Garfield Heights indicted on firearms charges

CLEVELAND | Mayfield, “dangerous” Browns hand Panthers fifth loss in row

CLEVELAND — Baker Mayfield took the snap in victory formation and dropped to one knee. The cocky rookie quarterback urged the crowd to make more noise, and when the clock hit zeroes, the stadium’s sound system blasted “Danger Zone.” The Browns have become hazardous to your playoff health. Mayfield outplayed Cam Newton, Jarvis Landry caught … Continue reading CLEVELAND | Mayfield, “dangerous” Browns hand Panthers fifth loss in row

Ohio News: Cleveland, Kevin L. Lott, Convicted rapist among those indicted for firearms crimes

Cleveland, Oo. – A convicted rapist from Cleveland was indicted in federal court for having a firearm. Kevin L. Lott, 52, was indicted on one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm. Lott possessed a L.W. Seecamp 380 pistol on Oct. 2, despite previous convictions for aggravated burglary and rape, sexual battery and … Continue reading Ohio News: Cleveland, Kevin L. Lott, Convicted rapist among those indicted for firearms crimes

Ohio News: Cleveland, Sonte E. Gibbons, Postal employee assigned to deliver mail in Willowick and Eastlake sentenced to six months in prison for stealing gift cards

Cleveland, Oo. – A U.S. Postal employee assigned to deliver mail in Willowick and Eastlake was sentenced to six months in prison for stealing gift cards. Sonte E. Gibbons, 25, of Cleveland, previously pleaded guilty to theft of mail by a postal employee. Gibbons was assigned to the Willowick Post Office beginning in September 2016, … Continue reading Ohio News: Cleveland, Sonte E. Gibbons, Postal employee assigned to deliver mail in Willowick and Eastlake sentenced to six months in prison for stealing gift cards

CLEVELAND | Road Tripped: Browns look to end 25-game road skid in Cincy

CLEVELAND — For more than three years, the Browns have only tripped on the road. Cleveland hasn’t won an away game since Oct. 11, 2015, a losing streak that has reached 25 straight — just one shy of the NFL record for road futility held by the Detroit Lions (2007-10). As the Browns prepared for … Continue reading CLEVELAND | Road Tripped: Browns look to end 25-game road skid in Cincy

CLEVELAND | Browns GM: Team not discussed Condoleezza Rice as coach

CLEVELAND — The Browns’ coaching search isn’t quite ready to cross gender or diplomatic lines. General manager John Dorsey, who opened the possibility of hiring a woman to be Cleveland’s next coach, said Sunday that the team has not discussed former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice as a candidate to become the club’s ninth coach … Continue reading CLEVELAND | Browns GM: Team not discussed Condoleezza Rice as coach

United States News: Two Cuban nationals indicted for using skimmers to steal identities and make fake credit cards, which they used to make purchases at stores in Mentor, Canton, Cleveland, Cuyahoga Falls and Oakwood Village

United States – Two Cuban nationals from Miami were indicted for using credit card skimmers to steal identities and make fake credit cards, which they used to make purchases at Sam’s Club stores in Mentor, Canton, Cleveland, Cuyahoga Falls, Oakwood Village and elsewhere. Silvio Leon, 45, and Pablo Arrechavaleta, 41, were indicted for conspiracy to … Continue reading United States News: Two Cuban nationals indicted for using skimmers to steal identities and make fake credit cards, which they used to make purchases at stores in Mentor, Canton, Cleveland, Cuyahoga Falls and Oakwood Village

Ohio News: Cleveland, Tamiko Parker, Former executive director of Collinwood and Nottingham Villages Development Corporation arrested and charged with embezzling $172,000 from the nonprofit

Cleveland, Ohio – A former executive director of a Cleveland community development corporation was arrested this morning for embezzling more than $172,000 from the Collinwood and Nottingham Villages Development Corporation. Tamiko Parker, 46, of Cleveland, is scheduled to appear on Thursday at 2 p.m. in U.S. District Court in Cleveland. She has been indicted on … Continue reading Ohio News: Cleveland, Tamiko Parker, Former executive director of Collinwood and Nottingham Villages Development Corporation arrested and charged with embezzling $172,000 from the nonprofit

Ohio News: Cleveland man, Germine Bradley pleads guilty after arrest with large amounts of fentanyl, cocaine, PCP and crack cocaine

Cleveland, Oo. – A Cleveland man pleaded guilty to drug charges in federal court after he was found to have large amounts of fentanyl, cocaine, PCP and crack cocaine. Germine Bradley, 35, pleaded guilty to six counts of possession with intent to distribute controlled substances. He is scheduled to be sentenced on Feb. 14 Bradley, … Continue reading Ohio News: Cleveland man, Germine Bradley pleads guilty after arrest with large amounts of fentanyl, cocaine, PCP and crack cocaine

Ohio News: Cleveland man, Ahmed Williams arrested and charged with firearms violations

Cleveland, Ohio – A Cleveland man was arrested and charged with firearms violations in federal court. Ahmed Williams, 37, was charged with one count of being a felon in possession of ammunition and one count of unlawful possession of a firearm. Williams possessed five .410 shotgun cartridges and a modified flare gun on Oct. 26, despite … Continue reading Ohio News: Cleveland man, Ahmed Williams arrested and charged with firearms violations

Ohio News: Cleveland man, Jesus Bey sentenced to more than six years in prison for illegally having ammunition stemming from shootout that left two people dead

Cleveland, Ohio –  A Cleveland man was sentenced to more than six years in prison for illegally having ammunition stemming from a shootout last year in which two people were killed. Jesus Bey, 25, was sentenced to 78 months in prison. A jury convicted Bey earlier this year of being a felon in possession of ammunition … Continue reading Ohio News: Cleveland man, Jesus Bey sentenced to more than six years in prison for illegally having ammunition stemming from shootout that left two people dead

Ohio News: Cleveland, Justice Department selects Cleveland for strike force targeting drug trafficking and violent crime

Cleveland, Ohio – Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein joined United States Attorney Justin Herdman, federal and local law enforcement officials today to announce a new strike force to target drug trafficking and violent crime in Cleveland. The Cleveland Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force Strike Force will bring together more than 200 local police, federal agents … Continue reading Ohio News: Cleveland, Justice Department selects Cleveland for strike force targeting drug trafficking and violent crime

Ohio News: Cleveland men indicted for passing counterfeit $50 and $20 bills

Cleveland , Ohio – Two Cleveland men were indicted for attempting to pass counterfeit $50 and $20 bills. Jamel Williams, 35, tried to spend 16 counterfeit $50 bills and three counterfeit $20 bills at the Target in Mayfield Heights on Nov. 27, 2015, according to the indictment. Antoine Blackshear, 42, tried to spend 10 counterfeit … Continue reading Ohio News: Cleveland men indicted for passing counterfeit $50 and $20 bills

PennsylvaniaCleveland Brothers Indicted on Robbery and Gun Charges

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Two siblings from Cleveland, Ohio, have been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of violating federal robbery and firearms laws, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. The seven-count indictment, returned on October 16, named the defendants as Rayshawn Patterson, 19, and Reginald Patterson, 21. According to … Continue reading PennsylvaniaCleveland Brothers Indicted on Robbery and Gun Charges

CLEVELAND | Rookie Young scores 35, Hawks rout LeBron-less Cavs 133-111

CLEVELAND— Trae Young had 35 points with 11 assists — the best line for an NBA rookie in eight years — and Kent Bazemore scored 23 as the Atlanta Hawks rolled to an easy 133-111 win on Sunday over the Cleveland Cavaliers, who lost their home opener and fell to 0-3 in their first season … Continue reading CLEVELAND | Rookie Young scores 35, Hawks rout LeBron-less Cavs 133-111

Ohio News: Cleveland man, Anthony Jones indicted for robbing five banks in August and September

Cleveland, Ohio – A Cleveland man was indicted for robbing five banks in August and September. Anthony Jones, 59, was indicted on five counts of bank robbery. He is accused of robbing the following banks: U.S. Bank at 1350 Euclid Ave. in Cleveland on Aug. 27; Huntington Bank at 905 Euclid Ave. in Cleveland on Aug. … Continue reading Ohio News: Cleveland man, Anthony Jones indicted for robbing five banks in August and September