EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio– A University Hospitals police officer was shot during a robbery in East Cleveland Monday morning. It happened at the US Bank on Forest Hill Boulevard near Euclid Avenue shortly before 8 a.m. East Cleveland police said the off-duty officer was withdrawing money when he was held up by a man with a […]

SOUTH EUCLID, Ohio – A vehicle carrying two bank robbery suspects flipped in South Euclid Wednesday afternoon, closing down the street for a police investigation. It happened at the intersection of South Green Road and Monticello Blvd. Police say the suspects were wanted for a bank robbery in Lyndhurst. Just before 1:30 p.m. a suspect […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Huntington Bancshares Inc. announced on Tuesday it closed its acquisition of FirstMerit Corporation. Now that the two banks have merged, they will work as one company. According to Huntington, the acquisition, which was approved by both boards of directors in January, grows the company to approximately $100 billion in assets. It now […]

RICHLAND COUNTY, OH (WOIO) – A Richland County family is safe after a terrifying ordeal. According to police, a man called 911 and stated his family was being held at gunpoint while he was being forced to drive to a bank and get some money. In a 911 call, the man said he was a branch manager at KeyBank […]

A Black teenager from the D.C. area inspired protests after a recording showed him being brutally detained by police officers for making a White customer at a local bank feel "uncomfortable."

As countless police officers continue to negatively objectify Black men, the case of prominent Hollywood producer Charles Belk (pictured) is a shining example of how out of control the situation has become. Belk was reportedly leaving an L.A. eatery last Friday, when he was suddenly swarmed by six Beverly Hills police cruisers and the then […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Charter One branches in Ohio will be rebranded as Citizens Bank next year as part of a broader strategy to unify all of its brands. This change, also scheduled for Citizens’ Charter One branches in Michigan, will result in a uniform Citizens Bank presence across the company’s 11-state retail footprint by […]

Be careful what you click. An old computer virus that can drain your bank account has reportedly resurfaced on Facebook. The New York Times reports that the Zeus virus has been seen in links on NFL Facebook fan pages such as one created by a group called “Bring the N.F.L. to Los Angeles.” Once a […]

MENTOR, OH (WOIO) – Tuesday morning a man walked into the Dollar Bank, at 7891 Mentor Avenue, and robbed it. Police say the man passed a note to a teller and left with an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect left on foot towards the Great Lakes Mall area. The thief is described as a […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – It’s a new era for Cleveland’s birthplace, the Flats East Bank. Wednesday, June 6, project developers, The Wolstein Group and Fairmount Properties, joined  Cleveland civic and business leaders, public partners and tenants of the Flats East Bank to sign the final steel beam of the 23-story office building before it is hoisted […]

Flats East Bank developers announced Thursday that they have secured commitments from five new restaurants, proving that the $500 million development has caught the attention of prospects locally and nationally. New tenants will include Toby Keith’s I love This Bar & Grill, Ken Stewart’s, Lago, Flip Side and Dos Tequilas. “It is extremely gratifying to […]

CLEVELAND – A police chase in Cleveland involving a bank robbery suspect and a child in the car ended in a crash on the city’s west side Friday afternoon. The car police were chasing crashed into a utility police near West 110 th and Lake Avenue at about 1:10 p.m. Police dispatchers said at least […]