Kierra Cotton, WKYC Channel 3 News

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Recent articles by Kierra:

Connie Culp, recipient of the first US face transplant at the Cleveland Clinic, dies at 57

In 2008, her story made history, generating headlines across the nation. Connie Culp became the first person in the United States to receive a face transplant. → Read More

'To All the Boys I've Loved Before' star Noah Centineo visits Strongsville High School

Despite a global pandemic, Northeast Ohio is still a hot spot for celebrities. → Read More

'I've never felt a pain this deep in my life': Cleveland native Machine Gun Kelly mourns the loss of his father

Kelly did not disclose the cause of death. → Read More

'Backline,' music accelerator program, launches in Cleveland

Cleveland now joins Milwaukee, WI and Motown, DT as the third city to host the accelerator program. → Read More

Baby Isla makes 3News debut with mom, anchor Sara Shookman

Baby Isla made her on-air debut with mom Tuesday on Front Row. → Read More

Beyonce's Black business directory features three local companies

In celebration of Juneteenth, the mogul released a black business directory. → Read More

New mural coming to Public Square in Downtown Cleveland

The mural is the first of many in the Downtown Cleveland Alliance's "Voices of CLE" public art project. → Read More

Former Akron Zips football player, Oscar winner Matthew A. Cherry secures deal with Warner Bros. television

The former Akron football player explained just how important it is for Black voices to be heard during this time. → Read More

Black-owned restaurants you can support in Northeast Ohio

Here's of local businesses you can support if you haven't already. → Read More

Akron native LeBron James to produce documentary on Black Wall Street Massacre

The documentary will depict the "Tulsa Race Massacre" of 1921. → Read More

Mentor Civic Center pool to reopen June 13

The pool is awaiting final reopening approval from the Lake County General Health District. → Read More

Legacy Village closes Sunday as a precaution in light of threats against shopping centers

The decision comes after several businesses in downtown Cleveland were vandalized and looted after protests lead to violence and destruction. → Read More

'I Promise' housing development in Akron awarded $10 million in tax credits

The LeBron James Family Foundation's IPromise initiatives continue to grow and expand. Their next project includes 50 affordable apartments for low-income families. → Read More

Lago East Bank issues statement after patio seen packed with customers

Lago reiterated that they are committed to the health and safety of their workers and the community. → Read More

TownHall general manager accused of making racist remark following reports of large crowds at the restaurant's patio

3News has reached out the the business for comment. → Read More

Kylie Jenner, Gabrielle Union latest celebrities to test toddler patience in social media challenge

The internet's most recent challenge puts the patience of toddler to the test. Kylie Jenner and Gabrielle Union are the most recent celebrities to try it out. → Read More

North Canton restaurant takes creative measures to ensure customer safety ahead of COVID-19 reopening

In addition to adding the dividers, the restaurant has also sanitized and re-painted areas to help keep guests socially distanced. → Read More

Mayor Frank Jackson reveals city's strategic COVID-19 recovery plan

The plan outlines the city's continued approach to combating the disease. → Read More

Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School teacher runs marathon through student's neighborhoods to boost morale

Brennan has been a teacher with the Brecksville-Broadview Heights district for the past 25 years. → Read More

Barrio announces opening of tenth location in North Olmsted

There isn't a set date yet for the opening. → Read More