(RNN) – An announcement from the Pentagon is expected this week on plans to lift the ban on transgender individuals serving in the U.S. armed forces, according to a news report. The Associated Press reported the military would have six months to determine the impact and work out details, based on statements from unnamed officials. […]

  AKRON, Ohio – The Pavilion of Praise in Akron is like many churches, soup kitchens and charities on Thanksgiving. Members want to help as many people as they can, but could use more volunteers and donations to get the job done. The church at 976 W. Waterloo is hosting its first free Thanksgiving meal […]

CLEVELAND – At 11 a.m. on Christmas morning there was already a line for Christmas meals to be served by the hunger center at St. Augustine Church in Cleveland’s Tremont neighborhood. Dozens of volunteer waiters carried dinners of ham, potatoes, stuffing and vegetables to the hundreds of hungry clients seated in the noisy community room […]

CLEVELAND - A Cleveland judge said because Rev. C.J. Matthews showed remorse in court, he will spend only 15 months in prison after pleading guilty to tax evasion charges earlier this year. After Matthews serves his time, the Mount Sinai Baptist Church and Ministries pastor will be placed on three years supervised release and will have to cooperate with the IRS for restitution.

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – University Hospitals has announced plans to trim $100M from the budget over the course of the next two years. Officials will do so through cost saving measures, and have no plans for major job reductions at this time. UH boasts continued recruitment and hiring practices. University Hospitals released the following statement […]