CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -On Tuesday the Cleveland Foundation, along with the Cleveland Public Library and the Cuyahoga County Public Lirbary, rolled out a new free WiFi program allowing Clevelanders to check out free hotspots. The hotspots mean users can connect to Wi-Fi in their homes giving them access to the internet. [ Related: Cleveland Public Library goes digital, starts lending […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cleveland 19’s investigative team has uncovered a city-wide issue that is putting thousands of Cleveland residents at risk. Each year, the Cleveland Division of Fire responds to hundreds of calls for people trapped in elevators. Records show many of those calls are for rescues at senior housing complexes, like the Euclid Beach Club Apartments […]

CLEVELAND – The American League Champion Cleveland Indians provided details about what’s new at the Progressive Field for the 2017 season on Wednesday. BRIGHT LIGHTS During the offseason, LED lights were installed at Progressive Field. The lights will not only be 20-30% brighter, illuminating the field and reducing glare and shadows but is also another […]

CLEVELAND – RTA bus routes through Public Square will re-open Monday, RTA announced Thursday. Four bus routes will make stops on Superior Avenue, which has been closed to traffic for months. Those routes are the 3, 26, 38 and 81. RTA was granted an extension last month to reopen Public Square to buses, meaning RTA […]

CLEVELAND, Ohio– A day away from the deadline, RTA found out they will have a little extra time to figure out what to do about bus traffic through Public Square. The federal government gave the Regional Transit Authority until Tuesday, Feb. 21; Monday morning, RTA learned the Federal Transit Administration gave the City of Cleveland a […]

WILLOUGHBY, Ohio – Downtown Willoughby is closed down due to flooding from a water main break, police confirm. The break happened at Eire and Spaulding streets, shutting down Erie Street until further notice. One lane may be open to traffic later today. State Route 20 is also closed at Sharpe Avenue.   READ MORE: […]

  CLEVELAND– Mayor Frank Jackson’s administration is moving forward with another development project that would change the area near North Coast Harbor on Lake Erie. This week, the city received five proposals for developments on two parcels of land. This is the first step in a lengthy process to add housing, restaurants, shops and possibly […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Commuters coming into downtown Cleveland from the west side should have a much smoother drive into work Monday now that the Shoreway has reopened. The highway reopened just after midnight Saturday. Closing the highway created a traffic nightmare for 2 weeks while crews filmed scenes for Captain America 2: Winter Soldier. […]

CLEVELAND – “Captain America: Winter Soldier” continues to transform downtown Cleveland streets into a movie set and with that comes temporary road closures and alternative routes. The production company for “Captain America” will being paying for additional police officers and traffic controllers needed for rush hour, special events and routine travel. Traffic information will be […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Mayor Frank G. Jackson will unveil his plan for Cleveland’s Downtown Lakefront this afternoon. The plan is a detailed vision of mixed-use development from the western edge of Cleveland Browns Stadium to the eastern edge of Burke Lakefront Airport. The Browns, as a large tenant of the property, agreed to serve […]

MENTOR, OH (WOIO) – A bad accident shut down Mentor’s Center Street Bridge in both directions late Monday morning. The accident happened around 10:30 a-m and the bridge did not re-open until around 2:30 p-m. Officers say four vehicles, including an ambulance, were involved in the wreck. One vehicle went left of center and hit […]

“Food desert” is a term commonly used to describe communities with little or no access to healthy food, including fresh fruits, vegetables, meats and diary products. Millions of Americans — mostly poor, many African-Americans — live in these areas. In fact, the United States Department of Agriculture reports that about 23.5 million Americans currently live […]