Behind every big Teddy Bear is a Loving Momma Bear, as it is with great sadness that prayers are in order as it is being reported that the mother of the late legendary Gerald Levert and his brother Sean, Martha Levert, has passed away.  The news of Martha Levert, affectionately known as Momma Levert, passing […]

CANTON, Ohio– Canton will soon be home to Chicago deep dish pizza. Giordano’s Pizzeria plans to open in Belden Village before the end of the year. “With the success of our locations in Columbus and Dayton, Ohio has proved to be a very welcoming market for us and we are excited to bring our famous […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Despite a hard push from Ohio lawmakers, on Wednesday the NFL announced that Las Vegas will host the 2020 draft. The decision comes 18 months after the league approved the Raiders’ move to the desert. “The NFL Draft is one of the most-anticipated events of the year and we are excited […]

CANTON, Ohio – Republic Steel in Canton is adding an additional shift and plans to hire 50 people to fill various open positions at the company. The company is hiring for labor technician, crane operator, mechanical maintenance and maintenance electrical techs. The jobs pay between $19 and $23 per hour, plus incentives. Republic Steel offers […]

**WARNING:  Some people may find portions of the video disturbing** CANTON, Ohio — Canton police released video on Wednesday that shows a traffic stop where a Canton Police Department K-9 was used to help in the arrest of a driver. The body cam video documents a traffic stop that happened on May 13. An Ohio State […]

CANTON, Ohio — Representatives of the NFL on Thursday toured Northeast Ohio evaluating the region, which is one of five finalists to host the league’s 2019-2020 draft. The day started at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton where plans are already underway for an eventual Johnson Controls Hall of Fame Village to include a motel on […]

NORTH CANTON, Ohio– A United Airlines flight was diverted to Akron-Canton Airport on Thursday. The flight stopped to drop off a dog that was loaded onto the plane by mistake, a United spokeswoman told FOX 8 News. Flight 3996 was traveling from Newark to St. Louis. United said the pet was safely delivered to its […]

Better loosen those belts.   CANTON, Ohio — The city of Canton is tipping the scales in a battle of the belly bulge, ranking as the 17th fattest location in America. WalletHub says their fat study “compared 100 of the most populated U.S. metro areas across 18 key metrics.” The main three factors include: Obesity, health consequences […]

A photo taken of a young Canton man purchasing coats at a Goodwill store is gaining attention on Facebook. The reported candid photo Fredrick White, 19, of Canton, purchasing coats for the homeless was posted on Facebook by Haley Stewart last Friday. Stewart said her father captured the moment the White purchased six coats for $65 at […]

AKRON – It’s no surprise that the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank is preparing to help with Hurricane Harvey relief efforts, but there is a specific process to how and when the foodbank lends a helping hand. There is no shortage of food and supplies here inside the warehouse of the foodbank. It would be easy to […]

CANTON, Ohio — A beautiful act of kindness means a man in Canton will have a reliable way to get to work. Stark County Sheriff’s deputies stopped at 38th St. at Whipple Ave. on Sunday to check on someone who appeared to be working on an old, rusted bicycle. The man, Shavon Newman, explained to […]

CANTON, OH (WOIO) – Canton was recently ranked as one of the worst cities to live in America. The ranking was made by, Youngstown and Cincinnati were featured in the top 50 rankings as well. 551 cities were surveyed for this list, the city had to have a population bigger than 65,000 people to […]