(RNN) – Amazon announced Friday it is purchasing grocery store chain Whole Foods, in a deal valued at around $13.7 billion. Amazon,com Inc will pay $42 a share for Whole Foods Market Inc., an 18 percent premium to the closing price Thursday, the Associated Press reported. The companies said grocery stores would still operate under […]

*Oprah Winfrey had already gone into her own pockets for her long-lost half sister, Patricia Lofton, by reportedly giving her a hefty monthly allowance so she can quit her job. But the TV titan has since stepped up her generosity. Winfrey has purchased her 60-year-old sister a $490,000 home in Wisconsin, according to the National […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – For the top tech toys we went to the Eastlake Walmart where they put on quite the demonstration. First up are two pretty amazing interactive flying toys like the “Air Hogs Atmosphere.” There’s no remote control for this plastic sphere and it simply hovers over any surface, like your hand. […]

Is the iPhone no longer cool? That’s the big question many are asking, after a surprise drop in sales. Apple (APPL) stock briefly fell below $500 per share Monday morning on news that iPhone sales are slowing, a sharp drop from its $700 share price last summer. Bloomberg News reports Apple is reducing orders for […]

CLEVELAND – Mayor Frank G. Jackson and Chief of Police Michael McGrath proudly announce that the 2012 City of Cleveland Gun Buy-Back will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2012, at Public Safety Central located at 2001 Payne Avenue.  In exchange for operable handguns, citizens will be given a $100 gas, Target or food gift card […]

(WOIO) – It’s a big day for Apple! The iPhone 5 hits store shelves in nine countries, including the U.S. and Canada. Apple’s thinnest and fastest iPhone yet has already broken sales records. Preorders for the iPhone5 topped 2 million in just 24 hours, and analysts expect the company to sell between 5 and 8 million […]

Gadget fans waiting anxiously for the next iPhone to be released may be reaching the home stretch. Apple, which has made no official announcement, is planning a September 12 event at which the next generation of the iconic smartphone will presumably be announced, according to multiple reports. iMore, an Apple-oriented blog, was the first to […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A total of 706 firearms are now off the streets, thanks to the 2011 Multi-Community Greater Cleveland Gun Buy-Back event! Citizens in the cities of Cleveland, Euclid, Lakewood, Parma, and Shaker Heights lined up on foot and in cars beginning at 8:30 a.m. to exchange firearms for incentives including their choice […]