The Wake Up: Cleveland police search for missing special-needs teen

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The Wake Up

What you need to know Monday, Jan. 23, 2017



Cloudy with rain showers, some fog in the morning, high 44. Chance of rain mixed with snow overnight, low 33. Read more.



Police search for missing special-needs teen: Police are searching for a missing teenage boy with special needs who was seen Thursday. Malik Aziz, 14, is 6-foot-2, 125 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. He reportedly was last seen at about 5 p.m. Thursday at Thrush Park, which is located on West 105th Street. Reports say Malik has several medical conditions, including autism and severe ADHD, and he requires medication. Read more

Former Indians player Andy Marte dies in crash: Andy Marte, who played parts of five seasons with the Indians, was killed in a car accident Sunday morning in his native Dominican Republic. Marte was 33. Marte played for the Indians from 2006 through 2010. In parts of five seasons with the Indians, Marte hit .224 (175-for-781) with 20 homers and 92 RBI. Read more  

Housing Court Judge Raymond Pianka dies: Cleveland Housing Court Judge Raymond L. Pianka has died at age 65. Details about his death remain scarce, though Cleveland Municipal Court spokesman Ed Ferenc said Pianka was found dead Saturday evening by a family member in the property behind his home. Funeral arrangements are forthcoming. Read more  

Missing South Russell man found dead in woods Read more

Girl in critical condition following six-vehicle crash Read more

Alliance man faces felony charges after being accused of throwing dog into fire pit Read more

Man fatally shot in gunfight after Cleveland dice game robbery attempt, police say Read more

Teenage boy shot on Cleveland’s East Side Read more

Man shot in back in Cleveland’s Central neighborhood Read more

Sandusky man arrested for carrying, raising toy gun in park Read more

United lifts ground stop on all U.S. flights Read more

Cleveland Catholic Diocese celebrates Mass for Life on anniversary of Roe v. Wade Read more

Locals enjoy unseasonably warm weather at Cleveland’s Edgewater Beach Read more

Cuba wows Cleveland cultural delegation with artistic brilliance amid scarcity Read more

Route 20 in eastern Lake County has officials wary Read more

Two Amish buggies, car crash in Wayne Township Read more