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  • Geraldine Mock, first woman to fly solo around the world, dies at 88 October 2, 2014

    Cleveland: Geraldine "Jerrie" Mock, the first woman to fly solo around the world, has died at the age of 88, a family friend said on Wednesday. Mock, a Newark, Ohio, native known as "the flying housewife," died in her Florida home on Tuesday, said the friend, Mary Kelley. Mock was 38 on...
  • Ohio man holds 'idiot' sign in public as an apology for threatening policemen September 4, 2013

    A man who threatened officers in Cleveland is making a court-ordered public apology by standing near a police station with a sign describing himself as an idiot. A judge had ordered 58-year-old Richard Dameron to stand outside a local police station with a sign bearing an apology. He began the vigil...
  • Life in prison for man who held Cleveland women captive for years July 27, 2013

    A former Cleveland school bus driver who held captive three women for years pleaded guilty on Friday to hundreds of charges of kidnapping and rape to avoid the death penalty, and will serve life in prison. At a court hearing, Ohio prosecutors agreed not to seek the death penalty against Ariel...
  • Terrence Ross makes first start in Raptors victory March 11, 2013

    Toronto: Raptors rookie guard Terrence Ross made his first career National Basketball Association (NBA) start in the team's 100-96 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers. Ross, the 2013 Slam Dunk champion, replaced guard-forward Rudy Gay in the line-up due to a stiff back during Sunday night's encounter here, reports Xinhua. He...
  • Kolkata or Cleveland, best jobs follow talent: Obama February 2, 2013

    Washington: Observing that in a globalised economy best jobs follows the talent be it either in Kolkata or Cleveland, US President Barack Obama stressed on the need of creating an environment in the country to attract the best talent of the world to keep America ahead in leadership. "In a...
  • US: Court orders woman to wear an 'idiot' sign November 9, 2012

    Cleveland: A woman caught on camera driving on a sidewalk to avoid a Cleveland school bus that was unloading children will have to stand at an intersection wearing a sign warning about idiots. Court records show a Cleveland Municipal Court judge on Monday ordered 32yearold Shena Hardin to stand at an...
  • Gunman kills 1, injures 4 in Ohio school shooting February 28, 2012

    Ohio: A student gunman opened fire with a handgun in the cafeteria of a high school near Cleveland on Monday morning, fatally wounding one boy and injuring three other boys and one girl before he was chased from the building by a teacher and was caught, police said. The injured students...
  • First face transplant patient in US shows face May 6, 2009

    Cleveland: Five years ago, a shotgun blast left a ghastly hole where the middle of her face had been. Five months ago, she received a new face from a dead woman. Connie Culp stepped forward on Tuesday to show off the results of the nation's first face transplant, and her new...
  • Watch: World's first total face transplant December 19, 2008

    In a first of sorts surgeons have revealed details of the world's first neartotal face transplant. CNNs Elizabeth Cohen has the story. ...
  • US woman gets a face swap in 22hr surgery December 18, 2008

    Cleveland: Her injuries were ghastly: no nose, no palate, no way to eat or breathe on her own, a face so hideous that children who saw her screamed and ran away. From the moment they met earlier this year, Dr Maria Siemionow knew the severely disfigured woman would be the one...
  • Boy shoots four, kills himself at US school October 11, 2007

    Cleveland (Ohio), USA: A 14yearold opened fire in his school, wounding four people, including two teachers. He then killed himself, authorities reported on Wednesday. Asa H Coon had a history of mental problems and was known for cussing at teachers and bickering with students. Coon had been suspended two days before the...