Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse claims that fans can participate in the Monster game amid fears of the coronavirus

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CLEVELAND (WJW) – Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse and Cleveland Cavaliers released a statement Tuesday amid growing coronavirus concerns.

There are three confirmed cases of the virus in Ohio. All are resident in Cuyahoga county, said the Ohio Department of Health.

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has informed that indoor sporting events take place without spectators because of the virus.

“We are aware of the recommendation of the Governor of Ohio DeWine and appreciate and respect the discussion and prospect provided. We have also maintained very close and ongoing consultations with the NBA, the Cleveland Clinic, city and county authorities and others. experts in infectious diseases, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “said the venue.

Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse said Sunday’s Cleveland Monsters game will be played with regular fan access.

The Mid-American Conference said that its men’s and women’s basketball tournament this week will be closed to the general public. In all OHSAA state and regional tournaments this week and next week, all events surrounding the games are canceled, including special presentations, part-time entertainment, various meetings, merchandising sales and other exhibition booths.

Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse said it has taken extensive measures to protect fans and staff. He also said it has a large state-of-the-art air treatment and cleaning system, which exceeds what many colleges and high schools have.

“Our organization will continue to monitor this unique situation in real time. We will also continue to work closely with tournament and MAC conference officials, as well as tournament and association officials from the NCAA, NBA and AHL in relation to this changing landscape, “Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse and Cleveland Cavaliers said.

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The victim speaks in the case of an attack on a Cleveland officer

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CLEVELAND (WJW) – A Cleveland police officer confronted a judge on Thursday on charges of criminal assault and, while doing so, the woman who is accused of attacking spoke to I-TEAM FOX 8.

Agent John Hawk is accused of breaking the woman’s nose
out of order.

Kali Ricci was standing in the corridor outside the classroom with
his face still shows evidence of his injuries. You said that you and the officer
he had an occasional friendship, and then the other night he broke into anger and he would
don’t allow her to leave her apartment.

She told I-TEAM that she is determined to get justice and speaks openly because she wants all women to have the courage to come forward when they feel they have been victims.

Ricci said, “As frightening as it is, all I have to say is you
I just have to tell the truth. “He added:” It is quite difficult, frightening
enough to do it. But now I’m here and I never thought of doing it. “

Hawk asked for a preliminary hearing on the evidence. This could happen in a few days or the case could be heard by a jury before then. The jury could recommend new charges, sending the case to the county court.

Ricci also said: “It became really physical and I wanted to do it
leave and he won’t let me go. “He added:” I am not afraid and I will
keep pushing because it’s not fair. He should no longer be a police officer. “

Cleveland police say the officer was suspended without pay as his case moves to court.

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Disciplined CMSD bus driver after the girl hurt in hit-skip

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CLEVELAND (WJW) – A Cleveland Metropolitan School District bus driver has been removed from the streets and is facing discipline to “violate the CMSD Department of Transportation’s rules of work,” learned the FOX 8 I-Team. the race driver left a child seriously injured while getting off his school bus.

Last Thursday, a driver drove around a stopped school bus, hit a 9-year-old girl and took off.

After the girl returned home from the hospital, her mother told the I-Team, the bus driver had stopped on the wrong side of the road before the accident.

The school district said the executive director of transportation found that the bus driver did not follow the correct procedure. The school district did not say which procedure was violated, but the driver will have a disciplinary hearing, “This could result in a recommendation for suspension or dismissal.”

A report shows that the driver told investigators that he had activated the bus lights and extended the stop sign before the accident.

Meanwhile, Cleveland police have obtained some advice, but have made no arrests. They also hope that the DNA or fingerprints of the machine involved can provide clues.

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the report shows that the car had been reported stolen.

The boy’s mother says the girl faces months of recovery.

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