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Grandfather in Florida shoots daughter, six grandchildren before taking own life

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 20:32
The child victims range in age from 3 months to about 10, officials said. Cliff Pinckard, Northeast Ohio Media Group http://connect.cleveland.com/user/cpinckar/index.html

Latest ISIS message is tweeted to Kent State University conference

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 19:52
Kent State conference apparently picked because Twitter activity at the time was so high Ron Rutti, The Plain Dealer http://connect.cleveland.com/user/rrutti/index.html

Sen. Sherrod Brown votes no on ISIS, spending

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 19:37
The Ohio Democrat, one of 22 opponents, said he would have voted for the spending bill if it didn't also authorize weapons and training for Syrian rebels. Stephen Koff, Plain Dealer Washington Bureau Chief http://connect.cleveland.com/user/skoff/index.html

Fall fashion must-haves by The Wandering Wardrobe: Kristel's CLE

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 18:42
The Wandering Wardrobe founder Caroline Dengel shares five of her must-have outfits for the fall season. Kristel Hartshorn, Northeast Ohio Media Group http://connect.cleveland.com/user/kristelhartshorn/index.html

Three takeaways from Thursday's statewide candidate forum in Columbus

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 18:06
The forum, staged by the Columbus chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners, may mark one of the only times this campaign season when the candidates for attorney general, auditor and secretary of state will appear together in public. Jeremy Pelzer, Northeast Ohio Media Group http://connect.cleveland.com/user/jpelzer/index.html

Opportunity Corridor project director says report critical of boulevard is 'misinformed'

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 17:16
Construction on the first mile of the $331 million Opportunity Corridor is expected to get underway this fall, as East 105th Street from Chester Avenue in University Circle south to Quincy Avenue is rebuilt. Alison Grant, The Plain Dealer http://connect.cleveland.com/user/agrant/index.html

Machine Gun Kelly kicks off Limp Bizkit tour, releases 'Wanna Ball' video

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 17:01
Machine Gun Kelly will spend much of the fall touring with Limp Bizkit and promoting his new film "Beyond the Lights." Troy L. Smith, Northeast Ohio Media Group http://connect.cleveland.com/user/Troy%20Smith/index.html

Memorial services, candlelight vigil set for Akron bus driver who died saving 10-year-old girl

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 17:00
The bus driver who died Tuesday saving a 10-year-old student at Middlebury Academy in Akron had recently survived breast cancer. Adam Ferrise, Northeast Ohio Media Group http://connect.cleveland.com/user/adamferrise/index.html

Vote counting starts in Scotland on independence referendum

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 16:54
As soon as the polls closed, vote counting began at 32 regional centers across Scotland. The final result on the independence vote is expected sometime after 1 a.m. EDT Friday. Ray Jablonski, Northeast Ohio Media Group http://connect.cleveland.com/user/rfjablon/index.html

Attorney, NAACP address charges that Christopher Heben lied about Bath Township shooting (videos)

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 16:34
Christopher Heben's attorney, James Burdon, and the Akron chapter of the NAACP, spoke after Heben's arraignment in Akron Municipal Court. Adam Ferrise, Northeast Ohio Media Group http://connect.cleveland.com/user/adamferrise/index.html

How to make a Mai Tai cocktail (recipe and video): Kristel's CLE

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 16:30
We learn how to make Toast Cleveland Wine Bar's Mai Tai cocktail made with local Cleveland ingredients. Kristel Hartshorn, Northeast Ohio Media Group http://connect.cleveland.com/user/kristelhartshorn/index.html

Dow, S&P 500 notch record highs; Walmart adding 60,000 seasonal workers; Microsoft cuts 2,100 workers: P.M. Business News Links

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 16:29
Also, European stocks rise on expectations Federal Reserve will keep monetary policy loose; gold futures recover following overnight selling; jobless claims drop significantly from prior week; Americans' net worth boosted to record high in second quarter; federal grand jury indicts seven Japanese auto supplier executives for price-fixing conspiracy; and Larry Ellison steps down as Oracle CEO. Ray Jablonski, Northeast Ohio Media Group http://connect.cleveland.com/user/rfjablon/index.html

SEC charges 8 in pump-and-dump stock scheme that targeted Ohio investors

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 16:27
Investigators say investors in Northeast Ohio were hit by a sophisticated pump-and-dump scheme. Sheryl Harris, The Plain Dealer http://connect.cleveland.com/user/sbharris/index.html

Progressive winners play ball on Indians' home field (video and photo gallery)

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 16:18
Progressive Insurance picked dozens of customers to tour Progressive Field and hobnob with retired Indians legend Len Barker, who pitched a perfect game in 1981, and Slider, the Indians mascot. Bob Sandrick, Northeast Ohio Media Group http://connect.cleveland.com/user/bsandric/index.html

Medina woman sentenced to three years in prison for supplying heroin to teen who overdosed

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 16:03
A judge on Thursday sentenced a Medina woman to three years in prison for supplying heroin to a high school student who died of an overdose last year. Evan MacDonald, Northeast Ohio Media Group http://connect.cleveland.com/user/emacdonald/index.html

Shooting deaths in Cuyahoga County number 92 through August (interactive map)

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 16:01
Find details about each shooting death in Cuyahoga County through August, including both homicides and suicides. They involve residents of nearly half the cities and villages in the county. Rich Exner, Northeast Ohio Media Group http://connect.cleveland.com/user/rexner/index.html

Former 'Talk of Akron' host files sexual harassment suit, gas dips below $3: Akron news roundup

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 16:00
Maggie Fuller sues WNIR on sexual harassment claim; a price war pushes gas below $3 at two Akron stations. John Harper, Northeast Ohio Media Group http://connect.cleveland.com/user/jcharper/index.html

Edgewater rape suspect arrested; Cuyahoga County executive hopefuls square off; Opportunity Corridor called "boondoggle": Top 5 at 5

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 16:00
A summary of some of today's top stories on cleveland.com. Ray Jablonski, Northeast Ohio Media Group http://connect.cleveland.com/user/rfjablon/index.html

Does Democrat John Patrick Carney's charter claim check out? Truth in Numbers

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 15:59
State Rep. John Patrick Carney made charter school funding a key part of a debate Monday at the City Club of Cleveland, but a statement sent by his campaign during the debate warranted closer inspection. Northeast Ohio Media Group measured the statement's accuracy with Truth in Numbers, a new fact-checking feature. Jackie Borchardt, Northeast Ohio Media Group http://connect.cleveland.com/user/jborchardt/index.html

The Smoking Gun: Gun deaths locally and nationally also include suicides: editorial

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 15:57
There is a direct correlation between the availability of guns and gun-related suicides, the editorial board writes Editorial Board http://connect.cleveland.com/user/neomgeditorial/index.html