Top Cleveland news: Indians to extend netting; search on for missing woman, children; more

Top Cleveland news: Indians to extend netting; search on for missing woman, children; morePhoto: Erik Drost/Flickr
Published on January 30, 2020

Here's the most recent top news you may have missed in Cleveland.

Trump ally handed out cash prizes in black community

The nonprofit group that hosted the event last month in Cleveland is run by a prominent black ally of the president. Recipients whose winning tickets were drawn from a bin landed cash gifts in increments of several hundred dollars.

Read the full story on The New York Times.

Indians to extend netting at Progressive Field this season

The Indians issued an email to season ticket holders on Wednesday announcing plans to extend the netting. The move comes after a 3-year-old boy was struck by a foul ball off the bat of Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor in July 2019. 

Read the full story on WKYC.

Police searching for missing woman and her 3 children

Catherine Sims, 37, and her children Daniel, Sarah and Mary have been missing since Saturday. Sims is known to frequent Cleveland, New York and Dearborn, MI, police said.

Read the full story on WKYC.

Teacher accused of indecent liberties with a child

The investigation started when the victim's parent found inappropriate messages on the Grindr and Snapchat apps on the child's cellphone. The male teacher was also a part-time employee at the Kings Mountain Y.M.C.A. and a youth leader at Kings Mountain First Baptist Church. 

Read the full story on WCNC.

Campaign underway to pass health and human services levy

Issue 33, a replacement Health and Human Services property tax levy of 4.7 mills, will appear on the 2020 Primary Election ballot.

Read the full story on WKYC.

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