Man accused of trying to steal gun at gun show; Youngstown rapper saves drowning boy: Overnight News Links

February 20, 2018 GMT

Man accused of trying to steal gun at gun show; Youngstown rapper saves drowning boy: Overnight News Links

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Man arrested trying to steal gun at local gun show (WJW Channel 8)

Rapper pulls drowning 5-year-old from pool, saves his life (WOIO Channel 19)

Fire amplifies concerns over possible mercury contamination at vacant industrial building in Cleveland (WEWS Channel 5)


Two shot in Cleveland after gunman targets father of teen acquitted in Euclid peace rally slaying, police say (cleveland.com)

Man found fatally shot behind Case Western frat house shot off-campus, police say (cleveland.com)

Men armed with shotgun, hammer robbed O’Reilly Auto Parts, Akron police say (cleveland.com)

Man charged in Cleveland rape broke into woman’s home, hid in bathroom, police say (cleveland.com)

Trio accused of attacking Pizza Hut delivery driver, taking food in Akron robbery (cleveland.com)

Surveillance images show duo sought in Cleveland armed robbery at Subway (cleveland.com)

Maple Heights Papa John’s robbed at gunpoint, suspect at large (WKYC Channel 3)

Shots fired into Lorain home (Elyria Chronicle-Telegram)

Lorain man pleads guilty to crash, threatening officer’s family (Lorain Morning Journal)

Lorain police: Man crashes into two houses (Lorain Morning Journal)

Cleveland / Cuyahoga County

Why it ‘takes a village’ to get 8-year-old King Korper the help he needs: A Greater Cleveland (cleveland.com)

Crews respond to house explosion in Cleveland (WJW Channel 8)

Local news East

Presidents Washington and Lincoln greet crowds at Garfield National Historic Site (photos) (cleveland.com)

Local news West

Fire damages Diamond Products in Elyria (Elyria Chronicle-Telegram)

Akron / Canton area

No injuries in partial building collapse in Medina’s historic district (cleveland.com)

Morgan Lasher to fill vacant seat on Akron School Board (cleveland.com)

Metro RTA board not rushing to find new executive director (Akron Beacon Journal)


Gubernatorial candidate Dennis Kucinich calls for statewide ban on AR-15-style weapons (cleveland.com)

No registered voters named Donald Trump in Ohio, but many residents carry the names of past U.S. presidents from Ohio (cleveland.com)

Is Trump the healthiest president? New report says it was Ohio’s Rutherford B. Hayes (cleveland.com)