CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A social media celebrity is back on YouTube after facing scrutiny for posting a video that showed the body of an apparent suicide victim in a Japanese forest. Logan Paul is known for his viral videos and online blogging, but his latest stunt caused an outrage because many felt Paul was making a […]

Based on Best Selling Author ReShonda Tate Billingsley’s Book About A Family Coping With Mental Illness, Network’s Original Movie Starring Kyla Pratt, Gavin Houston, Kellita Smith and Vanessa Williams, Premieres Sunday, July 10 at 7 p.m. ET *July is the designated month for the Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. TV One is spearheading […]

Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, will be the featured speaker at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 21, at the downtown Cleveland Public Library. Margaret Bernstein, WKYC director of advocacy and community initiatives, will interview Fulton during a candid conversation on stage in the Main Library, Louis Stokes Wing Auditorium, 325 Superior Ave. It […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cleveland City Council, Mayor Jackson and other community leaders will unveil a billboard campaign aimed at prescription drug abuse on Wednesday, April 2 at 1:30 p.m. at the corner of Carnegie and East 14th Street. City leaders want to bring attention to the fact that prescription drug abuse is a […]

Monday, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund launched a new nationwide campaign, National “I Love My HBCU” Month, to honor historically black colleges and universities and the pride that HBCU students, faculty and alumni exemplify, according to TMCF President & CEO Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. “HBCUs are an integral part of our country’s higher education system and history of […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A St. Ignatius High School sophomore is playing a key role during Brain Injury Awareness Month and advocating for helmet safety. Nick Ventura’s passionate involvement in brain injury advocacy is born out of his first-hand experience. While in 7th grade, the teen suffered a traumatic brain injury while on a snowboarding trip […]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and according to “African-American females experience higher death rates from breast cancer than any other racial or ethnic group.” This is partially due to African-American women tending to have more aggressive tumors. The fact is not meant to scare you, but it is meant as a wake up […]

CLEVELAND – To help reduce the risk of identity theft, you can have sensitive documents shredded for free in Cleveland and Avon this week. The United States Postal Inspection Service is providing the free service on Tuesday in Cleveland and Thursday in Avon as part of National Consumer Protection Week. Cleveland’s shredding event will take […]

CLEVELAND – The “What’s Going on remix song was made in October as part of a breast cancer awareness campaign. The Cleveland man behind it, MJ the DJ, hopes it will also help curb crime. The 22-year-old “MJ” grew up on Cleveland’s northeast side, the cite of 29 murders as of Dec. 15, 2012. “People […]

CLEVELAND – Tomatoes are the newest food that’s been shown to help reduce your risk of suffering from a stroke. According to a study published in the journal Neurology, eating tomatoes a few times a week could reduce your risk of stroke by up to 55 percent. Researchers say tomatoes contain a powerful antioxidant called […]

CLEVELAND – The Horseshoe Casino is getting a pink infusion in honor of breast cancer awareness. Guests will notice ten Blackjack tables updated with pink felt when they enter the casino’s first level, what Horseshoe is calling a “pink zone,” according to a news release. Casino staffers are also getting involved. Casino “team members” will […]

DALLAS  – Bishop T.D. Jakes, senior pastor at The Potter’s House of Dallas, Inc. and Codeblack Entertainment, announce their joint support of the Black and Missing Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization that brings awareness to missing persons of color. According to recent statistics, persons of color make up an estimated 40 percent of missing people […]