(WOIO) – The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force is offering a reward for information which would lead to the capture of fugitive Deandrae Bouyer. Bouyer is wanted by the U.S. Marshals and the Cuyahoga Co. Sheriff’s Office. Bouyer is wanted for a probation violation which stemmed from a rape, and aggravated burglary charges.  Bouyer […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – By now most people realize we’re not talking about something soothing for the bathroom when we talk about bath salts. Bath Salts are a banned drug, also called “K2” or “Spice.” Cleveland Community Activists were making rounds this morning at area gas stations to make sure that the new law is being […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cleveland Fire Haz Mat teams were called out to the water treatment plant on the city’s west side. The Garrett Morgan plant on West 45th Street was evacuated after a chlorine leak around one p-m. Water treatment plant workers say the chlorine came from a leak in a pipe. A water […]

(WOIO) – Concerns over possible Listeria contamination has prompted Giant Eagle to pull shredded iceberg lettuce from store shelves. F.M. Shredded Lettuce – UPC 3003430195 – is being recalled. It was processed by River Ranch. There are no reports of any local customers sickened by the shredded lettuce, but the grocery store chain wants to be safe. […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The Health Department is investigating Cuyahoga County’s new Juvenile Justice Center. This, after a woman reported mild skin irritation after using a restroom at the facility. Tests won’t be back until Saturday, but there were reports that the water smelled like kerosene or gas. The kitchens in the center have stopped using the […]

AKRON, OH (WOIO) – In the first-ever use of a new state law governing fiscal caution for municipalities and other political subdivisions, Auditor of State Dave Yost announced that he has declared the City of Akron to be in a state of fiscal caution. “Akron has a lot going for it, and I am confident the […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Good news for taking back your streets. We’ve learned the City of Cleveland is getting grant money to bring 25 laid-off officers back to work. The police union president Steve Loomis tells us it will allow the city to pay those officers for three more years. We expect to hear more […]

TWINSBURG, OH (WOIO) – In Twinsburg, a five alarm fire at Decco Alloys, a metal processing facility, remains under investigation. Crews were called to the business at 2050 Midway Drive just before noon. This is a huge facility, 27,000 square feet, so Twinsburg immediately called for assistance. At the height of the blaze, there were […]

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 […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cleveland Police spent hours on the scene of a fatal accident that happened just after 5 a.m. Saturday morning. It happened at E. 141st and Miles. Officers say 26-year-old Darron Smith Jr. of Cleveland was speeding and not wearing his seat belt, when he lost control of his Ford Escort. Smith […]

Whether you’ve seen the film, seen its 82% score on Rotten Tomatoes or had the misfortune of witnessing its living bacteria bilboard, chances are you’ve taken a panic-stricken moment to wonder: Could ‘Contagion’ really happen? The answer, it turns out, may not be exactly what you want to hear. CBS’s Erica Hill spoke to CDC […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cops are investigating a serious accident at the intersection of St. Clair & Glenside. When cops arrived they found a heavily damaged red Ford Mustang Convertible. Police say the Mustang was speeding east bound on St. Clair Avenue when the driver lost control at and struck a utility pole. The force of the impact ripped the vehicle […]