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Cleveland Indians have worst attendance in Major League Baseball through 16 games

By: Eric Ristow, newsnet5.com

CLEVELAND - The Cleveland Indians have a three-game lead in the AL Central over the Detroit Tigers, taking both games of the double header Monday against the Chicago White Sox. But the first place Indians are having trouble getting fans to attend games at Progressive Field.

With 16 home games under their belts, the Tribe is averaging just 14,665 fans per game. That is dead last in Major League Baseball. In fact, the next closest team is the Chicago White Sox and their attendance is 19,911.

This is a far cry from the major league record of 455 consecutive sellouts at Progressive Field in the 90s. From June 12, 1995, through April 4, 2001 the Indians sold out 455 straight home games, and that doesn’t include playoff games, which were sold out from 1995-1999 and 2001.

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Multiple people shot in Akron apartment complex; coroner responds

 

By: Eric Ristow, newsnet5.com

AKRON, Ohio- Multiple people were shot and one was killed early Friday morning at an apartment complex in Akron.

Akron police said the incident happened at a party in the Spring Hill apartment complex at 12211 Everton St. at about 1:30 a.m.

Brielle Robins, 18, was killed in the incident and two other people were shot according to Akron detectives. Robins died from a gunshot wound to the chest, according to the Summit County Medical Examiner's Office.

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Burger King's new delivery service lets you enjoy fast food without leaving your home

By: Eric Ristow, newsnet5.com

WASHINGTON - 'Burgers in bed' may soon be a reality, thanks to one fast food chain.

Burger King has quietly begun testing a home delivery service for some customers in the Washington, D.C. area.

Right now, the No. 2 burger chain has four restaurants offering home delivery. But the company is expected to roll the service out nationwide, if it is successful.

The fast food chain currently charges a $2 delivery fee for each order and a minimum order of at least $8. The restaurant also requires each customer to live within 10 minutes driving time from the store.

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