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Missing teen mom, child found dead in Clevelandupdated: Sun Feb 19 2012 20:15:00

A teenage mother and her young daughter, snatched off a Cleveland street, were found shot to death in a garage early Sunday, Cleveland, Ohio, police said.

Authorities search for missing 1-year-old and her mother in Ohioupdated: Sat Feb 18 2012 22:54:00

Police in Cleveland, Ohio, issued an Amber Alert on Saturday for a 1-year-old girl who authorities say was snatched off the street along with her 19-year-old mother while on a walk.

Cleveland demolishes serial killer's homeupdated: Tue Dec 06 2011 12:37:00

The city of Cleveland, Ohio, demolished the house in which convicted serial killer Anthony Sowell hid the bodies of his victims, officials said Tuesday.

Cleveland to demolish serial killer's homeupdated: Mon Dec 05 2011 20:59:00

The city of Cleveland, Ohio, on Tuesday morning will demolish the house where serial killer Anthony Sowell hid the bodies of his victims, officials said.

How the government can solve the housing crisisupdated: Fri Oct 28 2011 09:38:00

Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Federal Housing Administration own about 250,000 foreclosed properties awaiting resale. Hundreds of thousands of additional units will likely be taken over by the government and become available in the next few years. At least another 250,000 foreclosed properties are awaiting sale in the private market. This drag on the housing market is one of the reasons why housing prices continue to fall and new housing construction is stalled.

Why immigration uproar went nationwideupdated: Mon Oct 24 2011 19:57:00

Alabama now has the toughest immigration law in the nation. The law went into effect on September 29, prompting hundreds of families to pull their children from school and workers to disappear from Alabama farms. A federal appeals court has blocked some provisions, including the one requiring state officials to check the legal status of students in public schools. No doubt, the issue is far from being settled.

No charges against Matthew Fox for party bus battleupdated: Sun Sep 18 2011 15:51:00

Matthew Fox is off the hook for an early morning incident last month after which a party-bus driver accused him of assault, according to the spokeswoman for the Cleveland, Ohio, mayor.

Judge rules jury not prejudiced against convicted Ohio serial killerupdated: Tue Aug 30 2011 17:35:00

An Ohio judge on Tuesday denied a retrial for convicted serial killer Anthony Sowell, who claimed the jury forewoman in his trial was biased against him.

Little evidence links mob violence to social mediaupdated: Fri Aug 19 2011 17:50:00

This summer Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson has wrestled with one of his biggest challenges since taking office five years ago.

Social media's role in the UK riotsupdated: Fri Aug 19 2011 17:50:00

CNN's Max Foster examines the use of technology and social media by all sides in the UK riots.

Judge agrees with jury, sentences convicted serial killer to deathupdated: Fri Aug 12 2011 17:52:00

A judge Friday upheld a Cleveland, Ohio, jury's recommendation that convicted serial killer Anthony Sowell be sentenced to death.

Jury recommends death sentence for Cleveland serial killerupdated: Wed Aug 10 2011 17:58:00

Jurors in Cleveland, Ohio, recommended that convicted serial killer Anthony Sowell be sentenced to death on Wednesday.

Sentencing phase begins for convicted Ohio serial killerupdated: Mon Aug 01 2011 17:24:00

An Ohio jury on Monday began the sentencing phase for convicted serial killer Anthony Sowell, ultimately deciding whether he should receive life in prison or the death penalty for killing 11 Cleveland-area women between 2007 and 2009.

Cleveland police: Teen killed, 3 wounded as fight ends with gunfireupdated: Sun Jul 31 2011 20:26:00

Four people were shot, one of them fatally, after a young man pulled a gun during a fight in Cleveland and began firing into a crowd after a festival, police said.

Convicted Cleveland serial killer will not be eligible for paroleupdated: Wed Jul 27 2011 19:26:00

Convicted Ohio serial killer Anthony Sowell won't be eligible for parole after being classified as a "sexually violent predator," court officials in Cleveland said Wednesday.

Ohio serial killer found guilty in kidnappings, murders of 11 womenupdated: Fri Jul 22 2011 18:37:00

An Ohio jury Friday found Anthony Sowell guilty in connection with the kidnapping, abuse of corpses and aggravated murder of 11 women around Cleveland between 2007 and 2009.

Defense rests in trial of accused Ohio serial killerupdated: Tue Jul 19 2011 12:02:00

The defense rested Tuesday in the case of alleged Ohio serial killer Anthony Sowell, who is accused of sexually assaulting, killing and dismembering 11 Cleveland-area women between 2007 and 2009.

Prosecutors focus on victims, crime scene at Anthony Sowell trialupdated: Tue Jun 28 2011 02:52:00

The trial of Anthony Sowell, a man accused of raping, killing and dismembering 11 Cleveland-area women between 2007 and 2009, is scheduled to enter a second day Tuesday.

Jurors tour murder defendant's homeupdated: Tue Jun 28 2011 02:52:00

Jurors tour the home of Anthony Sowell, the man accused of raping, murdering and dismembering 11 women.

Trial opens for Ohio man accused of killing, dismembering 11 womenupdated: Mon Jun 27 2011 19:30:00

The trial of Anthony Sowell, who is accused of raping, killing and dismembering 11 Cleveland-area women between 2007 and 2009, began Monday with opening statements and the questioning of the first witnesses.

Trial set for Ohio man accused of killing, dismembering 11 womenupdated: Mon Jun 06 2011 05:59:00

The case against Anthony Sowell is grounded in his Cleveland backyard.

How good is a good teacher?updated: Tue Apr 19 2011 13:57:00

How good is a good teacher? The answer is three times better than a bad one. Education Contributor Steve Perry explains.

Cleveland tries to turn around troubled school systemupdated: Tue Apr 19 2011 13:57:00

Cleveland's public schools mirror many of the problems of inner city life: gang activity, drug infestation, poverty, low academic achievement and a dismal graduation rate.

Alleged gang rape of girl, 11, ignites firestorm in Texas communityupdated: Tue Mar 15 2011 12:25:00

The alleged gang rape of an 11-year-old girl has torn apart a Texas community, with some focusing on the girl and her parents as much as, if not more than, the 18 people accused of sexually assaulting her.

11-year-old girl allegedly gang rapedupdated: Wed Mar 09 2011 07:12:00

At least 17 people have been arrested in connection with the alleged gang rape of an 11-year-old girl in Texas.

Affidavit: Texas girl's assault recorded on cell phonesupdated: Wed Mar 09 2011 07:12:00

An alleged sexual assault of a Texas girl involving nearly 20 people was recorded on cell phones, and a video of the alleged incident was circulating among students in her school district, according to court documents obtained Tuesday.

DNA links Ohio felon to 2 Cleveland murders, 7 years apartupdated: Wed Mar 09 2011 06:09:00

A DNA investigation following the discovery of 11 bodies in a Cleveland home has linked a second man to serial killings in the area, prosecutors announced Tuesday. Andy Glockner: Burning questions surrounding this year's bracket, bubbleupdated: Wed Feb 23 2011 17:40:00

With Selection Sunday now just 2 1/2 weeks away, it's a good time to clarify some of the more interesting bracket and bubble questions that could arise between now and March 13. My answers are educated by my attendance at the media mock selection meeting in Indianapolis last week, additional conversations with NCAA vice president Greg Shaheen, who oversees the tournament, and past conversations with members of NCAA selection committees.

Malaysian man charged with hacking into federal bankupdated: Thu Nov 18 2010 20:16:00

A Malaysian man was charged on Thursday for hacking into the computer network of a U.S. Federal Reserve bank and for stealing more than 400,000 stolen credit card and debit card numbers, according to federal authorities.

Jimmy Carter discharged from Cleveland hospitalupdated: Thu Sep 30 2010 15:12:00

Former President Jimmy Carter left a hospital in Cleveland, Ohio, on Thursday afternoon after spending two days recovering from a gastric viral infection.

Jimmy Carter discharged from hospitalupdated: Thu Sep 30 2010 15:12:00

Former President Jimmy Carter waves to the media as he leaves a Cleveland hospital after falling ill during a book tour.

Jimmy Carter recovering from likely viral infection, doctors sayupdated: Wed Sep 29 2010 19:09:00

Former President Jimmy Carter, spending a second night at a Cleveland, Ohio, hospital, is recovering from a likely viral infection, according to a joint statement Wednesday from the hospital and the Carter Center.

Obama checks in on Jimmy Carterupdated: Wed Sep 29 2010 19:09:00

President Obama tells reporters in New Mexico that he will call hospitalized former President Jimmy Carter. Upset Stomach Grounds Jimmy Carter - in Hospitalupdated: Tue Sep 28 2010 19:28:00

The 85-year-old former chief executive was transferred from the plane in Cleveland

Jimmy Carter hospitalized in Clevelandupdated: Tue Sep 28 2010 17:29:00

Former President Jimmy Carter is under observation at a Cleveland hospital after developing an upset stomach on a flight.

Jimmy Carter will spend night in Cleveland hospitalupdated: Tue Sep 28 2010 17:29:00

Former President Jimmy Carter, who had an upset stomach during a flight to Cleveland, Ohio, will spend the night in the hospital before resuming his book tour Wednesday, the Carter Center said in a statement.

How to train workers for real jobsupdated: Fri Sep 03 2010 07:44:00

Recent newspaper articles and a flurry of online responses have put the role of job training in our economic recovery under a microscope.

At more and more companies, smokers need not applyupdated: Thu Jul 08 2010 17:28:00

If you're trying to find a job these days, it might help to get rid of your cigarette habit.

Fortune: Cleveland razed! Rust Belt remaking foreclosures into forestsupdated: Fri Jun 25 2010 13:46:00

In a housing market still struggling to regain strength, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have quickly become two of the nation's biggest landlords. By the end of March, the troubled mortgage finance companies had taken over 163,828 foreclosed houses. That's more homes than there are in Seattle. Ian Thomsen: Weekly Countdown: Legacies on the line in this year's Finalsupdated: Tue Jun 08 2010 14:49:00

The NBA Finals has greater meaning whenever the Celtics and Lakers meet. Here are five potential outcomes we'll be discussing in a couple of weeks. Michael Rosenberg: A summit with LeBron, Wade, Amar'e, Bosh and ... Larry Kingupdated: Fri Jun 04 2010 14:50:00

Good evening, ladies, gentlemen and children of all ages! Welcome to the biggest event of this or any other NBA season! Bigger than the All-Star Game! Bigger than the Finals, whatever those are!

Pitcher cheated by ump still a winnerupdated: Thu Jun 03 2010 14:38:00

In this age of instant access, the list can be found anywhere. Everywhere.

LeBron James: Cavaliers have edgeupdated: Wed Jun 02 2010 12:29:00

For his 25th Anniversary, Larry King talks to basketball's LeBron James. See the full interview Friday at 9 p.m. ET.

LeBron James: Cleveland has 'edge' to keep meupdated: Wed Jun 02 2010 12:29:00

Two-time NBA MVP LeBron James says the Cleveland Cavaliers -- his only club in his seven pro seasons -- will have an "edge" when they try to keep the likely free-agent-to-be from leaving this summer. Jeff Pearlman: The biggest winner in Cavs' firing of coach Mike Brown? Mike Brownupdated: Wed May 26 2010 12:45:00

There is a tall, bald African-American man skipping right about now. Richard Deitsch: Brian Windhorst is on LeBron James Watch in Clevelandupdated: Thu May 20 2010 13:05:00

Brian Windhorst falls asleep next to his iPhone most nights, and when it's not snuggled up next to him, it sits five feet away on his nightstand. When you are ground zero for LeBron James news in Cleveland, a city at DEFCON 1 with the two-time NBA MVP poised to enter the land of free agency on July 1, you give up the luxury of a night of a restful sleep. Ross Tucker: Minicamp holdouts are much ado about nothingupdated: Wed May 19 2010 15:18:00

The NFL's version of spring football began this week. As usual, the news has centered on which players are not in attendance. Ian Thomsen: Celtics poised for championship runupdated: Wed May 19 2010 13:17:00

ORLANDO -- I believe! I do believe, and I shall doubt no more. The undersigned hereby acknowledges that these elderly Boston Celtics can and possibly should win an 18th championship next month. Jeff Pearlman: Why LeBron should come to N.Y.updated: Tue May 18 2010 14:18:00

LeBron James is not my kid, which is a good thing because I already have two, and they eat. A lot. Were he my kid, however, and were I living in the vicinity of Cleveland, Ohio, and were he open to my advice, I would say one thing: John Lopez: Cleveland tops my list of 10 Chokingest Cities in Americaupdated: Fri May 14 2010 15:05:00

My condolences, Cleveland. Another one of your teams blew it again. Choked. Spit the bit, gripped and gagged. Joe Posnanski: Cavs' loss is most bitter heartache of all for Cleveland fansupdated: Fri May 14 2010 14:19:00

The clock ticks down -- 56 seconds ... 55 seconds ... 54 seconds -- and Mike Brown waves his arms, and his players just stand there. They just bleeping stand there. You know they're not going to win. I know they're not going to win. Boston is beating Cleveland by nine, and that's too much. There are no miracles left, not for this disappointing Cleveland team, not for this wooden version of LeBron James. They are not going to win, not tonight. I know that, everybody knows that. But they just stand there. They just bleeping stand there. Joe Posnanski: LeBron, Cavs lacked fight in Game 5updated: Fri May 14 2010 10:05:00

LeBron James' performance Tuesday night in Cleveland was one of the most puzzling things I've ever seen. Here it was, a crucial Game 5 against the Boston Celtics. The game was in Cleveland, and even on television it was apparent that the court was surrounded by insane emotions -- the expectation of victory, the hangover of 45-plus years of sports heartbreak, the hatred of the Celtics and all their victories, the lingering worry that LeBron himself might walk away when the season ends. Ian Thomsen: Fast Breaks: Cavs-Celtics, Game 1updated: Thu May 13 2010 10:03:00

CLEVELAND -- The Cavaliers pulled off a highly smooth and impressive third-quarter comeback to beat the Celtics 101-93 Saturday in Game 1 of the conference semifinals. Ian Thomsen: Cavs lose Game 5 because of Jamesupdated: Thu May 13 2010 07:42:00

CLEVELAND -- As he came back onto the floor with 5:50 remaining the seats were half emptied, as they'd been seven long years ago and as they could be as soon as next season. The missing half of the audience had not waited to attend the final minutes of what may be LeBron James's final game in Cleveland. Michael Rosenberg: Cleveland fans have tortured history; will city lose LeBron?updated: Wed May 12 2010 13:41:00

LeBron James may yet rescue the Cavaliers and the city of Cleveland, in that order. He may score his team's final 25 points in Game 6 Thursday night, as he once did in a crucial playoff game, and lead the Cavs to a win in Boston to keep their season alive. He may win a championship and re-sign with the Cavaliers. Someday we may see a 30-foot statue in downtown Cleveland of LeBron wearing all eight of his Cavaliers' championship rings. Ian Thomsen: Rondo continues to exploit Cavs as Celtics even seriesupdated: Mon May 10 2010 14:07:00

Rajon Rondo has emerged as one of the most valuable players of this NBA postseason and the most effective player of this series while dominating all three phases Sunday with 29 points, 18 rebounds and 13 assists in Boston's 97-87 Game 4 win, equalizing the conference semifinal 2-2 going into Game 5 at Cleveland. Ian Thomsen: LeBron's injury can't be blamed for Cavaliers' shortfallupdated: Wed May 05 2010 14:26:00

Understand this much: The Cavaliers did not lose Game 2 on Monday because of LeBron James' elbow. Paul Forrester: Fast Breaks: Cavs-Bulls, Game 5updated: Wed Apr 28 2010 09:57:00

The Cavs escaped Game 5 and the first round with a 96-94 home victory against Chicago on Tuesday. The details will be lost amid the speculation over LeBron James' elbow, which was so sore at the end of the game that he shot a free throw left-handed. Dan Shaughnessy: Quote me: Celtics will beat Cavs in second round of playoffsupdated: Mon Apr 26 2010 13:48:00

The Celtics will beat the Cavaliers in Round 2 of the NBA playoffs. Peter King: NFL draft went well for Seahawks, but Seattle's not the only team smilingupdated: Mon Apr 26 2010 11:24:00

RENTON, Wash. -- My favorite draft weekend story: The Man Who Said No to the NFL. Frank Hughes: Fast Breaks: Cavs-Bulls, Game 4updated: Mon Apr 26 2010 02:29:00

Cleveland superstar LeBron James decided to outdo Dwyane Wade. James posted his fifth career playoff triple-double to lead the Cavaliers to a decisive 121-98 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Sunday afternoon. With the Cavaliers holding a 3-1 series lead and the series headed back to Cleveland, the only question is not if, but when, Cleveland advances to the second round. Ross Tucker: Breaking down the best and worst of each team's draft classupdated: Sun Apr 25 2010 19:22:00

Breaking down the best and worst of each team's selections from the 2010 NFL draft. ... Don Banks: Clausen, McCoy slip into potentially great situationsupdated: Sat Apr 24 2010 00:00:00

NEW YORK -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from the second night at the NFL draft, where rounds two and three unfolded with another dose of quarterback-inspired drama and intrigue ... Paul Forrester: Fast Breaks: Cavs-Bulls, Game 3updated: Fri Apr 23 2010 09:45:00

Thanks to a 31-point showing from Derrick Rose, the Bulls built a 21-point lead over the Cavs before finishing them off 108-106 in Game 3 on Thursday. Though LeBron James, whose furious charge in the fourth was ultimately unsuccessful, and the Cavs still lead the series 2-1, could the Bulls have found a weakness in Cleveland's armor? Not quite, but Game 4 should be interesting.

Bottled water faces backlashupdated: Fri Apr 23 2010 08:03:00

"Carrying bottled water is on its way to being as cool as smoking while pregnant," claims the video "The Story of Bottled Water," which debuted on YouTube last month and garnered more than 450,000 views.

Rob Thomas sings for waterupdated: Fri Apr 23 2010 08:03:00

Rob Thomas performs a concert in Atlanta for runners of the Dow Live Earth Run for Water event. Peter King: Ten people under most pressure on draft weekendupdated: Wed Apr 21 2010 14:49:00

There's pressure on everyone to figure out which draft picks will prosper and which will bust in their NFL career. There's pressure on the players too -- particularly the highly drafted ones. The 10 people on draft weekend who should be feeling the most heat: Peter King: Six points about the sudden Santonio Holmes trade to the Jetsupdated: Mon Apr 12 2010 22:34:00

Now this is redonkulous. Donovan McNabb from Philadelphia to the Redskins at 8 p.m. last Sunday. Santonio Holmes from Pittsburgh to the Jets at 11:15 this Sunday night. The state of Pennsylvania obviously has no respect for the offseason sleep habits of Mr. Monday Morning QB.

New charges for Cleveland murder suspectupdated: Fri Apr 02 2010 03:07:00

Ohio prosecutors announced new charges against accused serial killer Anthony Sowell on Thursday in connection with the rape of a 34-year-old woman in his Cleveland, Ohio, home.

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