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Recent articles by Rachel:

Bay Village Schools will allow fall sports to begin practicing Thursday

The suspension on athletic activities will be lifted Thursday. → Read More

Increased demand for anti-depressants causes shortage; experts say don't panic

3News Investigator Rachel Polansky found supply isn't always keeping up with demand – and that uncertainty is leading to drug shortages. → Read More

3News Investigates: How 'Dark Money' funded Ohio bribery scandal

The Ohio House is expected to vote to remove embattled Speaker Larry Householder. → Read More

3News Investigates: Records reveal domestic violence calls, shelter intakes on the rise amid pandemic

“Calls have been going through the roof. People who were unable to leave, are leaving now,” said Melissa Graves, of Domestic Violence & Children Advocacy Center. → Read More

3News Investigates: Questions raised over Port Clinton anti-mask man's sudden COVID death

Richard Rose was 37 when he died three days after testing positive for the virus. No autopsy, blood work performed, per coroner order → Read More

3News Investigates: Fireworks complaints exploding over Cleveland, suburbs

Some departments have seen upticks of 500 to 1,000 percent over the last year, despite state laws. → Read More

Reopening Report Card: What parents can do now to protect kids when schools reopen

If you're thinking about sending your child to school with disinfectant wipes, MetroHealth's Dr. Amy Ray says think again. → Read More

As mask mandate begins for 7 Ohio counties, local communities confused about enforcement

Health departments and law enforcement agencies wonder how they can enforce something that they haven't seen? → Read More

Cleveland city leaders react to increase of violence during Fourth of July weekend

There were 20 shootings in the city during the weekend, 10 more than in 2019. → Read More

3News Investigates: The numbers behind Ohio's COVID-19 case surge

"COVID Fatigue" cited as reason residents need to keep masks on, distances social. → Read More

'We just decided now would be a good time to do it': Pinzone’s Meats leaving West Side Market after 44 years

If you want to shop at the West Side Market, they are open every day except Tuesday and Thursday. They encourage customers to shop alone and wear masks. → Read More

3News Investigates: Overdoses surge amid COVID-19 pandemic

Cuyahoga County reports 65 overdose deaths just for the month of May. → Read More

Cleveland doctors working to diagnose, treat new childhood illness that appears to be linked to COVID-19

UH's Dr. Amy Edwards is spearheading the group which has doctors from 10 specialties working together to recognize and treat Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome. → Read More

Contact sports like football, basketball, lacrosse can start practicing again in Ohio

Each school district can decide when it’s the right time for their particular programs to start up. → Read More

3News Investigates: Restaurants missing out on profits from delivery order apps

Spending at restaurants in recent weeks has dropped about 35% from this time last year, while revenue for the delivery apps has grown about 140%. → Read More

3News Investigates: FBI asked to aid probe of Put-in-Bay police conduct

Arrest and release of nine leads to questions over police conduct after traffic stop → Read More

Jimmy Dimora, fellow Elkton inmates lose bid for release amid COVID-19 spread

Among them is former Cuyahoga County Commissioner Jimmy Dimora. → Read More

3News Investigates: The numbers behind COVID-19

Stats show Ohio's median age of death is 80, and 92% of deaths are patients over 60. No child has died during outbreak → Read More

59% of Ohio’s COVID-19 deaths have taken place in long-term care facilities

coronavirus 59% of Ohio’s COVID-19 deaths have taken place in long-term care facilities State officials confirmed the data Wednesday. → Read More

Chagrin Falls retailer finds a unique way to sanitize clothing in between customers

She says it's worth it if it gives her customers peace of mind. → Read More