Sun July 21, 2013
The Two-Way

Police In East Cleveland Discover Bodies Wrapped In Plastic

Originally published on Sun July 21, 2013 12:15 pm

East Cleveland service department employee Ray Allen breaks into an abandoned house so searchers can enter on Sunday.
Tony Dejak AP

Police in Ohio have discovered three bodies wrapped in plastic in a Cleveland suburb.

East Cleveland Mayor Gary Norton said late Saturday that the bodies had been discovered about 100 to 200 yards apart and that a 35-year-old man – a registered sex offender who served prison time — had been arrested as a suspect in all three deaths. Authorities were searching for more bodies on Sunday, Norton told The Associated Press in an interview.

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Wed July 17, 2013
The Two-Way

Cleveland Hero Charles Ramsey: I'm Not Broke Or Homeless

Charles Ramsey on the day three young women (and one of the women's daughters) were rescued from a Cleveland home. He gained fame for his accounts of what happened.
Scott Shaw The Plain Dealer /Landov

If you've seen stories in the past few days about Cleveland's Charles Ramsey supposedly being out of work, broke and homeless, then you'll want to read this update that has word from the man himself:

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Mon July 15, 2013
The Two-Way

Cleveland Fan Grabs 4 Foul Balls At Indians Game

Originally published on Mon July 15, 2013 11:36 am

Greg Van Niel, a season-ticket holder who wasn't sitting in his usual seat, grabbed four foul balls Sunday during the Indians' 6-4 win over the Kansas City Royals. He reportedly kept the first three balls and flipped the fourth to nearby fans.

Greg Van Niel is a Cleveland Indians season-ticket holder. But curiously, he wasn't sitting in his usual seat when he grabbed four foul balls at Sunday's game at Progressive Field against the Kansas City Royals.

He accomplished his feat by the fifth inning while sitting in Row FF, Section 160, Seat 3.

"Three of them were catches, and one was a ball I picked up off the ground," Van Niel told the team, according to tribevibe on mlblogs.com.

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Tue July 9, 2013
The Two-Way

Video: 3 Kidnapped Cleveland Women Say 'Thank You'

Originally published on Tue July 9, 2013 8:32 am


Wed July 3, 2013
The Two-Way

Accused Cleveland Kidnapper Is Ruled Competent For Trial

Originally published on Wed July 3, 2013 10:40 am

Ariel Castro sits with his defense attorneys Craig Weintraub (left) and Jaye Schlachet during Wednesday's hearing, at which he was found mentally competent to stand trial.
Jason Miller AP

Ariel Castro, the man accused of kidnapping and raping three women while he held them prisoner in his house for about 10 years, has been declared mentally competent to stand trial. The finding comes one week after a Cleveland judge ordered Castro to undergo an evaluation.

The results of that analysis were presented at a court hearing this morning.

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