CLEVELAND –  Late Afternoon Update:  We are starting to see bands intensify a bit across southern Cuyahoga and northern Medina. Winds will start turning NW. Afternoon Update: 4 or 5 bands of lake effect snow affecting the region from Cleveland NE. Temps are in the upper 20s with wind chills in the teens. Expect 3-5 […]

AKRON, Ohio – The man who was driving under the influence during an Akron crash that killed two women pleaded guilty to charges on Tuesday. James Woodruff, 28, agreed to a plea deal and was sentenced to nine years in prison by Summit County Common Pleas Judge Mary Margaret Rowlands. Police said speed and alcohol […]

AKRON, OH (WOIO) – An urgent alert from police about a local creep. He’s approaching kids and asking a lot of questions and cops are afraid it won’t be long before he grabs a child! Residents say he is using the typical line “I lost my dog” and parents are now  on the lookout for a pervert. At […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – As the tenth anniversary of the September 11th terror attacks approaches, Cleveland Hopkins and Akron-Canton Airport will increase security presence throughout the terminal and airport campus. “While there has not been any specific or creditable threats indicating any type of terror activity surrounding the 10th anniversary of 9-11, we felt it […]

19 ACTION NEWS FIRST ALERT FORECAST SATURDAY:  Mostly sunny sky, hot, and humid.  High: Mid 90s.  Heat index again 101 to 106.  Wind: SW at 6-16 mph. SATURDAY NIGHT:  Clear sky, warm and humid.  Increasing clouds late in the night.  Low: Around 70.  Wind: Light SW-South. SUNDAY:  Mostly cloudy, warm, and humid.  Widespread showers and storms.  […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District posted a public advisory at Edgewater Beach; the advisory was posted as a result of a combined sewer overflow (CSO) event at the beach on August 14. This overflow discharged a combination of raw sewage and stormwater into Lake Erie during yesterday evening’s heavy rain […]