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The ducks have flown

The smoke coming from the warehouse was seen from blocks away by CWRU students.
Abandoned warehouse and “rubber duck factory” burns down
October 1, 2015

On the morning of Sunday Sept. 27, Little Italy’s abandoned “rubber duck factory,” known for the hundreds of rubber ducks left there years ago, caught fire. Hours later, smoke was still billowing...

A brief history of the burned-down Little Italy warehouse

A brief history of the burned-down Little Italy warehouse
October 1, 2015

On Sunday, Sept. 27 flames engulfed the abandoned warehouse on East 123rd and Coltman Road. Though the building had been abandoned for years, previously it had served several different purposes. Here is...

Five consecutive buildings catch fire in Cleveland

September 24, 2015

Five consecutive buildings catch fire in Cleveland At 3:20 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 23, two buildings on Detroit Avenue went up in flames. The couple occupying the upper floor of one of the buildings...

On the Beat: Fire, fire

On the Beat: Fire, fire
On the beat
September 11, 2015

You are about to drift off to sleep after another fun-filled day here in Spartanland, going into your own special happy place when “BRAAAANG.” As you snap awake, you swiftly realize you are not in...

Trial begins for Cleveland police officer charged with killing unarmed couple; Factory fire on the East Side seen from the quad

April 9, 2015

We boil down what happened in Cleveland this week. Trial begins for Cleveland police officer charged with killing unarmed couple Michael Brelo, a Cleveland police officer, is currently on trial for...

Where there’s smoke

October 30, 2014

As anyone who has walked by the corner of Bellflower and E 115th Street can attest, former Cleveland City Council President George Forbes’ home recently sustained fire damage, fortunately without injuries....

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