It is being reported that Facebook made the decision to ban some high-profile users from their social media platform.  Nation of Islam leader, Minister Louis Farrakhan, was banned for violating their rules on using anti-Semitic language, designating him as dangerous.  Minister Farrakhan as well as right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones of “InfoWars,” accounts were removed from […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Those plastic bags you use for groceries may soon be on their way out in Cuyahoga County. Members of Cuyahoga County council wants to limit the waste non-recyclable use bags create by eliminating them from retail stores. The council will discuss the ban this week. Cuyahoga County council members Sunny Simon […]

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland City Council introduced Monday a piece of legislation that would temporarily prohibit giving permits to open so-called “dollar stores” within the City of Cleveland. The legislation says a rapid increase of small-box general discount stores in Cleveland is hurting local businesses and the local economy. Discount stores carry a variety of […]

SANDUSKY, OH (WOIO) – If you’re the type who can’t go a minute without your phone, you’ll want to avoid “Steel Vengeance” at Cedar Point. The park has banned phones on the ride. Who doesn’t love a good ride on a roller coaster? In the age of selfies, if you don’t have a picture, it […]

LAKEWOOD, OH (WOIO) – The pit bull ban battle in Lakewood all started with a dog named Charlie. His owner Jennifer Scott adopted him from the Cleveland Animal Protective League. However, she lives in Lakewood, and they had a ban on pit bulls. “I think they should have a breed neutral, vicious dog ordinances, not breed specific,” […]

MANATEE CO., FL (WWSB) – Thousands of Florida students won’t have to worry about homework next year after Marion County’s School Superintendent decided to get rid of it in the district’s elementary schools. The topic is sparking conversation among other Florida school districts, including Manatee County schools, north of Sarasota, according to WWSB. “I was excited […]

Recently, President Donald Trump announced that he would be placing a ban on transgender individuals from serving in the military. Since then, several celebrities have slammed the decision, including transgender starsCaitlyn Jenner and Laverne Cox. This is particularly telling, since Jenner has been an outspoken proponent of Trump and was one of his most visible supporters during the election. “There are 15,000 patriotic […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Some communities have issued parking bans due to the snowfall. Wellington urges all residents to have their vehicles moved off of the streets by 7 p.m. Monday. Ravenna has issued a parking ban in all residential areas beginning at midnight tonight (March 13th) until noon on Wednesday, March 15. Mayfield Heights […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Some communities are already starting to issue parking bans due to the amount of snowfall expected this week. Lorain has issued a citywide emergency snow ban effective 5 p.m. Monday. Hudson has issued an Emergency Snow Parking Ban in effect from 2 p.m. Monday, March 13 through 7 a.m. March 16. […]

CNN announced today that their organization was barred from attending today’s White House briefing, according to Deadline.  CNN was one of many news outlets not allowed to enter White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s office, including the New York Times, Los Angeles Times & Politico. Spicer told CNN that the briefing was intended for smaller outlets […]

(RNN) – The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the suspension of President Donald Trump’s travel ban. The unanimous ruling upheld a Feb. 3 decision by a Seattle judge that halted the ban nationwide. The Trump administration appealed the ruling and asked that the ban be reinstated. But the three-judge panel in San Francisco ruled in favor of the plaintiffs. The State […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Dr. Suha Abushamma is back at Cleveland Clinic after being denied reentry to America because of executive order issued Jan. 28. “I am excited to continue my work here at the Cleveland Clinic where I can focus on my medical career and most importantly caring for my patients. I’ve always wanted […]