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The smoke coming from the warehouse was seen from blocks away by CWRU students.

The ducks have flown

Abandoned warehouse and “rubber duck factory” burns down
Anne Nickoloff and Aquene Kimmel October 2, 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

Anne Nickoloff, Director of Print October 2, 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

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor September 25, 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
Sergeant Jeffrey Daberko 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

Julia Bianco, News Editor April 10, 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

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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