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Two boys’ hoverboards stolen in Akron

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor

March 17, 2016


Filed under Cleveland Catch Up, News

Two boys’ hoverboards stolen in Akron Over this past weekend, two boys aged nine and 12 had their hoverboards stolen while they were outside playing with them. The first robbery occurred on Friday, March 11, around 3:30 p.m. A teen (around 17 years old) approached the 12-year-old and demanded...

Megabus eliminates some services in Cleveland

Anne Nickoloff, Director of Print

February 5, 2016


Filed under Cleveland Catch Up, News

Megabus eliminates some services in Cleveland As a result of low gas prices, Megabus has cut services which offered rides from Cleveland to Columbus and Cincinnati. In an interview with cleveland.com, Sean Hughes, the director of corporate affairs for Megabus North America, said, "It wasn't perform...

Cleveland Catch-Up: Burglaries, the RNC and Progressive Field

Adithi Iyengar, Copy Editor

January 29, 2016


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Teens arrested after burglaries Three teen boys were arrested after a University Heights woman walked in on them burglarizing her home. Police report that the teens were also suspected in two other burglaries. In one them, a woman caught the burglars and was able to chase one teen down. He begged...

Cleveland’s millennial population multiplies

Anne Nickoloff, Director of Print

January 22, 2016


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Cleveland’s millennial population multiplies According to a new study by the Cleveland Foundation, the millennial population in Cleveland, and in its surrounding suburbs, has increased substantially during the ‘fifth migration,’ also known as the re-urbanization of metro areas that has happene...

Family killed in house explosion

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor

January 15, 2016


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Family killed in house explosion A home in Northfield Center, Ohio, was aflame when firefighters arrived around 8:30 p.m. on Jan. 11, responding to reports of a gas explosion. A neighbor living across the street said the explosion was large enough to shake her house, according to reports from Fox 8. Due to the large fire still going on, they were not able to immediately ent...

One year later, Tamir Rice’s family, supporters still seeking justice

Jazmine Kirkland, Contributing writer

December 4, 2015


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One year later, Tamir Rice’s family, supporters still seeking justice On Sunday Nov. 22 at a prayer vigil marking one year since their son was fatally shot by a Cleveland police officer, Tamir Rice’s family told activists to continue demanding for justice. Black Lives Matter activists and on...

Ohio’s constitutional amendment voting results

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor

November 6, 2015


Filed under Cleveland Catch Up, News

Redistricting redone Issue 1, approved with 77.7 percent of the vote, is a new state constitution amendment that created an Ohio Bipartisan Redistricting Commission consisting of seven numbers: the governor, the state auditor, the secretary of state, someone appointed by the speaker of the House of ...

Cleveland man shot, robbed in the street

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor

October 30, 2015


Filed under Cleveland Catch Up, News

Cleveland man shot, robbed in the street A Cleveland man was walking along Mt. Auburn Avenue, on the East side of Cleveland, when he saw four cars pull into a parking lot at a nearby apartment building. Three men then approached him from a field near the building. They instructed him to lay down ...

Ohio Senate approves bill to defund Planned Parenthood

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor

October 22, 2015


Filed under Cleveland Catch Up, News

Ohio Senate approves bill to defund Planned Parenthood Senate Bill 214, sponsored by Ohio Senate President Keith Faber, proposes to move the $1.3 million allocated to Planned Parenthood in Ohio’s budget to other clinics and health centers that do not perform abortions or have ties with organiza...

Two car crashes leave one dead and a suspect at large

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor

October 8, 2015


Filed under Cleveland Catch Up, News

Two car crashes leave one dead and a suspect at large At approximately 1 a.m. on Oct. 7, a car containing a man and a woman crashed into the base of a bridge on East 140th Street near Aspinwall Avenue. The man died, and the woman was taken to the hospital in stable condition. Later that night, a ...

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