Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:24 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:24:10 GMT
Militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley and are threatening to kill another hostage in retaliation for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq.Full Story >
The United States stood firm Wednesday in its fight against Islamic State militants who beheaded a U.S. journalist in Iraq, pledging to continue attacking the group despite its threats to kill another American hostage....Full Story >
Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:15 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:15:58 GMT
It is going to be a warm and muggy day with highs in the upper 80s. Multiple disturbances will move through the area this week Full Story >
The much needed rain that fell last night left behind very muggy air and the chance for pop-up thunderstorms from late afternoon into early evening. The showers and storms will not be as widespread as last night.Full Story >
Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:06 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:06:11 GMT
A U.S. official says American fighter jets and drones conducted nearly a dozen airstrikes in Iraq since Tuesday, even as Islamic State militants threatened to kill a second American captive in retribution for any...Full Story >
American fighter jets and drones continued to pound Islamic State militants in Iraq on Wednesday, and military planners weighed the possibility of sending a small number of additional U.S. troops to Baghdad, U.S. officials...Full Story >
Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:04 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:04:50 GMT
Palestinian militants are firing rockets from Gaza and Israel is launching airstrikes following the end of a cease-fire and the collapse of talks aimed at a lasting truce.Full Story >
Hamas' shadowy military chief escaped an apparent Israeli assassination attempt that killed his wife and infant son, the militant group said Wednesday as Israel's prime minister warned that the bombardment of Gaza...Full Story >
Wednesday, August 20 2014 3:39 PM EDT2014-08-20 19:39:03 GMT
The Madeira man who shot at his wife at their home in Madeira earlier this month could get up to 11 years in prison. Hamilton Prosecutor Joseph Deters announced the indictment of Blake Seylhouwer WednesdayFull Story >
The Madeira man who shot at his wife at their home in Madeira earlier this month could get up to 11 years in prison.Full Story >
CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -
Today at 1 p.m., Mayor Frank Jackson will present a proclamation to the Siegel and Shuster Society proclaiming "Superman Day" in the City of Cleveland!
The date marks the 75th anniversary of Superman's 1938 appearance on the cover of DC's "Action Comics" No. 1.
Glenville area residents Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster created the comic book hero during the Great Depression.
To commemorate the event, a Superman flag will be raised on the steps of City Hall with Superman in attendance; lights on City Hall and the Terminal Tower will be blue, red, and yellow; Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport will have cupcakes for travelers and a birthday card for the hero at its recently-installed Superman Exhibit and the city's website and social media sites will feature citizen tributes to Superman.
Residents (and fans of Superman near and far!) are encouraged to send in their best Superman-poses via twitter #SuperCle Residents are encouraged to attend the event and wear their Superman clothing!
Today at 1 p.m. Front Steps of Cleveland City Hall, 601 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland (Rain location: City Hall Rotunda)
You may be a hot mess after reading some of these cray new words added to the Oxford Online Dictionary. While some of the new words are pretty amazeballs, others have us scratching our heads. Britain'sFull Story >
Britain's Oxford University Press announced on Thursday that they will be adding new words to its online Oxford Dictionary to reflect new language trends.Full Story >
Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:14 AM EDT2014-08-19 15:14:23 GMT
The actor-son of Hong Kong action superstar Jackie Chan has been detained in Beijing on drug-related charges, the latest high-profile celebrity to be ensnared in one of China's biggest anti-drug crackdowns in...Full Story >
The actor-son of Hong Kong action superstar Jackie Chan has been detained in Beijing on drug-related charges, the latest high-profile celebrity to be ensnared in one of China's biggest anti-drug crackdowns in two decades.Full Story >
Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:35:47 GMT
Lyndi Trischler has a passion for police work. She became a Florence Police officer in February 2012. Last year, she welcomed her first daughter and a few months later became pregnant with her firstFull Story >
Lyndi Trischler has a passion for police work. That's why she became a Florence Police officer in 2012. Now, she says, she is forced to choose between her job and her family.Full Story >
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