Giving Nationwide Attention to the Amy Mihaljevic Case

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There is an expanded search to find the person who killed 10-year-old Amy Mihaljevic more than two decades ago.

The FBI is hoping nationwide attention will help solve the murder case of the girl from Bay Village.

Last year, the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office hired retired FBI agent Phil Torsney to work specifically on the Mihaljevic case.

Most people recognize her name in Northeast Ohio, but investigators hope by making it a household name across the country, it can help solve the case.

In October of 1989, Amy was taken from the Bay Square Shopping Center in Bay Village after being lured there by a man. Her body was found the following February in Ashland County.

“Whoever abducted and murdered Amy placed a phone call to her house a couple weeks before to set up that meeting and they called Amy and tricked her into thinking that…

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Awkward? Girl Who Sued Parents is Back Home

As much as I want to judge, I really can’t. I was brought up to be respectful to my parents… and that’s all I can say to that.

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(CNN) — A high school senior who filed suit against her mother and father for financial support and college tuition has returned to her home in Lincoln Park, New Jersey, the attorneys for her parents said Wednesday.

“Rachel Canning has returned home and reunited with her parents and siblings. Her return home is not contingent on any financial and/or other considerations,” said the statement from the law firm Snyder & Sarno.

The lawsuit has not officially been dropped, but Angelo Sarno, who is representing Rachel’s parents, Sean and Elizabeth, said the family conflict has been resolved.

“The bottom line is it’s over,” Sarno said at a news conference. “It’s ancient history. It’s done. They’ve welcomed her back into the house.”

Canning, 18, alleged in her lawsuit that her parents forced her out of their home and that she was unable to support herself financially. The lawsuit asked that her parents…

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Craigslist Crimes: Teen Robbed During iPhone Sales

Craigslist is just getting crazier and crazier.

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EUCLID, OH — A teenager was robbed at gunpoint twice in three days. Police say he was trying to sell iPhones to people on Craigslist.

Surveillance video shows a man running from the Sunoco gas station at East 222nd Street and Miller Avenue in Euclid around 6:15 p.m. on February 6.

“I’ve been here for going on 12 years now. This kind of stuff doesn’t happen here, so it’s alarming, it’s disturbing to see it happen in my parking lot,” said manager Fred Jallad.

Detectives say a man answered the Craigslist ad of a 17-year-old boy who was selling iPhone 5’s online and agreed to meet him at the gas station.  Jallad says he later showed the surveillance video to the teenager and the boy told him what happened.

“When they came in, showed him the phone, as soon as he got hold of the phone, he…

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Boy Offers Thanks, Apology After Learning of Viral Birthday Page

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A Michigan boy’s story reached millions of people who wanted to make sure he had a great 11th birthday.

His mom set up a Facebook page weeks ago when her son didn’t want a birthday party because he didn’t have friends to invite.

She said he has a disorder that makes socializing a challenge.

In a short time, the “Happy Birthday Colin” Facebook page had 2.1 million likes plus countless messages of love and encouragement.

People also sent Colin cards and gifts to a post office box that was set up in his name.

The surprise was revealed to him on television Friday.  That same day a YouTube video was added with Colin expressing thanks and offering an apology.

He called it a “really big and confusing day” and explained it took a while for him to fully comprehend what had happened.

“I’m sorry you didn’t see my…

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Scary Meal: Family Gets Sick After Eating LSD-Laced Steak

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida woman who was 9 months pregnant and her family became ill after eating meat tainted with LSD.

Tampa police say doctors induced labor and the woman had a healthy baby boy. The entire family was eventually released from the hospital in good condition.

Tampa police say the family of four ate the tainted meat Monday. The Hillsborough County Medical Examiner’s Office reported Friday that the meat had been contaminated with the hallucinogenic drug.

Police say the bottom round steak was purchased from a Wal-Mart in Tampa. The store has turned over all its meat to police for testing.

Local police, along with county health officials and state and federal agriculture officials, are investigating how the drug got into the meat.

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Students Get Their Heads in the Game to Fight Cancer, Break Record

How touching. How awesome that they broke a record for such a good cause.

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LAKEWOOD, Ohio–Students and staff at a Lakewood high school unofficially broke a Guinness world record Friday while raising money for cancer research.

Clippers were working non-stop in the Saint Edward High School gym Friday afternoon as more than 460 students and staff gathered for “Clips for Cancer.”

Students and staff at the all-boys Lakewood school shaved their heads so they could attempt to beat the Guinness world record of 381 heads shaved in one hour set back in 2012.

“Clips for Cancer is a great event where the whole school becomes united and we all show our support for the fight against childhood cancer,” said Danny McManamon, a student at St. Edward.

During the event, organizers were able to raise more than $10,000 for St. Baldrick’s who supports pediatric cancer research.

Saint Edward’s inspiration for the event is 9-year-old Michael Orbany who suffers from brain and spinal…

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4 from U.S. Believed to be on Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight

Well, hoping for the best.

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(CNN) — A passenger flight carrying 239 people from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing is missing and would likely have run out of fuel, Malaysia Airlines said Saturday.

“At the moment we have no idea where this aircraft is right now,” Malaysia Airlines Vice President of Operations Control Fuad Sharuji said on CNN’s “AC360.”

Subang Air Traffic Control lost contact with Flight MH370 at about 2:40 a.m. local time (1:40 p.m. ET Friday), Sharuji said.

“We tried to call this aircraft through various means,” he said.

The Boeing 777-200 departed Kuala Lumpur International Airport at 12:41 a.m. and was expected to land in Beijing at 6:30 a.m., a 2,300-mile (3,700 kilometer) trip. It was carrying 227 passengers, two of them infants, and 12 crew members, the airline said.

Of the passengers aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, there were, according to the airline: China, 152 people, 1 infant; Malaysia, 38…

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