Rocky River Reservation

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There’s just one weekend left to get a taste of maple sugaring in the Cleveland MetroParks. The climate in Northeast Ohio makes it ideal for collecting sap from maple trees.

A reward for information in the double murder of 33-year-old Kate Brown and 40-year-old Carnell Sledge has been increased to $100,000, eight months after the longtime friends were shot and killed in the Rocky River Reservation.

"We hope that this reward of $100,000 will give someone the courage and encourage them to come forward with that key piece of information," Kate's father Tom Brown said at a Wednesday press conference with the FBI.

The family collected $70,000 to add to the reward, Tom Brown said.

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