CLEVELAND – Fans burning jerseys is understandably a sensitive subject for LeBron James. After all, his old Cleveland Cavaliers jersey being set ablaze was one of the defining images of the night he chose to leave the franchise for the Miami Heat in 2010. It’s been more than seven years since “The Decision” and it seems like a […]

KENT, OH (WOIO) – Police in Kent are warning parents about a danger most probably never thought about — the possibility of drugs or blood contamination on a rest room baby changing station. An incident Friday drew attention to the matter. A man went into the Sheetz gas station on North Mantua and went straight […]

The popular “First Take” co-host has been at the cable sports giant for 12 years.  No word yet on who will replace him on the program.   Sports analyst Skip Bayless has decided to leave ESPN after his contract expires in August, the network announced Tuesday morning. Bayless will make his final appearance on the […]

CLEVELAND – The law forbidding Cleveland tobacco sales to people younger than 21 years old goes into effect on Thursday. In December 2015, Cleveland City Council passed a measure prohibiting the selling, giving or distribution of cigarettes and other tobacco products to anyone who is younger than 21 . Prior to the law, the legal […]

*With the Internet providing all the naked-ness and debauchery you could want … and for free, it looks like there’s not much use for Playboy these days. No, the venerable men’s mag that 89-year-old Hugh Hefner created back in 1953 isn’t shutting down. They’re just toning it down … as in no more full nudity. […]

It’s the final countdown for BET’s “106 & Park,” which will be ending its run by the end of the year. All good things must come to an end, and reports that the daily video roundup is going off the air after 14 years. December 19 will be the last episode. “106 & Park” […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Lead-footed drivers in Cleveland beware. Here’s where the city’s 15 mobile traffic cameras will try to catch you speeding July 1 – 22, according to the city: 612 Spring Road 6517 Denison Avenue 2940 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive 13712 Kinsman Road 4100 block of Superior Avenue 11400 block of […]

After dropping seven successful albums for the label, pop superstar Rihanna has decided to part ways with Def Jam Records. The island bombshell is leaving her label home to sign with Jay Z‘s Roc Nation. While many might note the close relationship as the reason Rihanna signed to Jay Z’s Roc Nation imprint, but it […]

  Ward’s signing with a new team one of the first to take place in the NFL shortly after free agency opened up on March 11, 2014.   DENVER – Free agent defensive back T.J. Ward signed with the Denver Broncos during the opening hours of free agency. The acquisition was confirmed on Twitter by […]

  The changes are sitting well with African-Americans, especially those living in Cuyahoga County, who make up a huge portion of submitting ballots during election season.   Ohio voters will no longer be able to take part in early voting on Sundays or weekday nights, according to hours set by Secretary of State Jon Husted. […]

  George Zimmerman’s girlfriend is retracting her domestic violence story and asking a Florida judge to lift the no-contact provision that stops the couple from seeing each other. According to reports, Samantha Scheibe told authorities that she and Zimmerman had a “verbal dispute” on November 18 and he pointed a long-barreled shotgun “at [her] freaking face.” […]

OHIO – Just days before the Supreme Court hears arguments over the Defense of Marriage Act, one of it’s co-sponsors is changing his mind. Ohio Republican Senator Rob Portman was a Congressman when he backed the 1996 law. It declares marriage to be a union between a man and a woman and denies federal benefits […]