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Penny Marshall · Los Angeles
'Laverne & Shirley' actor Cindy Williams dies at 75
Cindy Williams, who played Shirley opposite Penny Marshall’s Laverne on the popular sitcom “Laverne & Shirley,” has died, her family said Monday. See the Story
58% Center coverage: 220 sources
Tyre Nichols · Memphis
The city of Memphis preparing for the funeral of Tyre Nichols
The funeral of Tyre Nichols, 29, will be held at 10:30 a.m. CST on Wednesday. The Rev. Al Sharpton, founder and president of the National Action Network, will deliver the eulogy. Five Memphis police officers have since been charged with second-degree murder and other offenses.See the Story
67% Center coverage: 99 sources
US & Canada · Omaha
Omaha police fatally shoot armed man in Target store
A man with an AR-15-style rifle and more than a dozen ammunition magazines opened fire inside a Target store in Omaha, sending panicked shoppers and employees scrambling for safety before he was fatally shot by police Tuesday afternoon, authorities said. No injuries were reported.See the Story
69% Center coverage: 75 sources
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Cleveland Heights · Cleveland Heights
Jury rules in favor of backyard pizza oven owners in Cleveland Heights lawsuit
The jury ruled in favor of the defendants. The lawsuit had been seeking punitive damages in excess of $25,000. The couple admitted to having gone over to their neighbor's home for pizza, enjoying the food and the visit prior to filing the suit. "When we have a smoke issue it disrupts everything," Brooks Jones said.See the Story
75% Center coverage: 4 sources
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's CEO Greg Harris breaks down the 2023 nominees
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland has just announced its list of 2023 induction nominees. Check out the list of 14 nominees below. You can read in-depth bios of each nominee and listen to their music. Some of the music videos included throughout the chapters below may contain offensive language.See the Story
60% Center coverage: 5 sources
Controversy over Oscars' best actress nominations
British actress Andrea Riseborough was nominated for best actress. Riseborough rose into the Oscar ranks thanks largely to the grassroots efforts of director Michael Morris and his wife, actor Mary McCormack. "It was so hard to believe it might ever happen because we really hadn't been in the running," Riseborough said.See the Story
100% Center coverage: 10 sources
Powerball results for 01/30/23; did anyone win the $606 million jackpot?
A single ticket in California matched five numbers to win $1 million. The pot has grown steadily since Nov. 19, shortly after the lottery game paid out a record-breaking $2.04 billion. Monday night's $613 million jackpot still falls short of ranking among the top 10 biggest lottery prizes.See the Story
100% Center coverage: 13 sources
Business · Union Township
Bed Bath & Beyond announces 87 more store closures
Bed Bath & Beyond told Nexstar Monday that it will be closing 87 additional stores, an announcement that comes days after the beleaguered home goods chain said it had defaulted on its loans.See the Story
77% Center coverage: 80 sources
Travis Kelce, Jason Kelce making history as first brothers to face off in Super Bowl
The Philadelphia Eagles will face the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LVII. Jason Kelce is a center for the Eagles, while his brother, Travis Kelce, is a tight end for the Chiefs. The NFL says it's the first time ever that brothers are competing against each other in the Super Bowl.See the Story
60% Center coverage: 10 sources
Cancer · Oakland
Sal Bando, former All-Star third baseman, dies at 78
Bando, a three-time World Series champion with the Oakland Athletics and former Milwaukee Brewers executive, died Friday night, Jan. 20, 2023, in Oconomowoc, Wis. Bando hit .254 with 242 homers and 1,039 RBIs in 16 seasons with the Athletics and Brewers. The four-time All-Star from Cleveland native who also starred for Arizona State in college won three straight titles with the A's from 1972-74.See the Story
64% Center coverage: 28 sources