During the month of September, the Cuyahoga County Fatherhood Initiative along with other organizations will be emphasizing the importance of fathers being involved in the academic lives of their children. This is especially true during these times of new virtual learning platforms, hybrid systems of educating children, and the essential practices needed to keep our […]

https://twitter.com/ShepNewsTeam/status/819299194313863168 Shepard Smith took a moment at the end of his Wednesday broadcast to criticize Donald Trump’s “belittling” of Jim Acosta and trashing of CNN earlier in the day. Trump even went so far as call CNN a fake news site. Trump’s first press conference as president-elect appeared to be an unofficial airing of the […]

Trump says Obamacare will be “repeal and replace,” the border wall will be built along Mexico, and will make a decision “within two weeks” on replacing Antonin Scalia in the U.S. Supreme Court. NEW YORK — President-elect Donald Trump said for the first time he believes Russia was behind hacking ahead of the election. “I […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The City of Cleveland has delivered a list of “major event” waiver permit applications the Ohio Division of Liquor Control. This permit, once approved, allows the holder to extend service time from 1:00 a.m. or 2:30 a.m. to 4:00 a.m., the following day during a major event. Under the provisions of […]

LAKEWOOD, OH  – It says it right here in black and white. The t-shirt reads, “Greetings from Cleveland….It’s gonna be a riot” …with the July dates for the Republican national convention printed underneath. But could it promote the same violence seen last month when clashes between Donald Trump protestors and supporters shutdown a planned rally in […]

CLEVELAND — Have you ever wanted your face in the spotlight? A casting call will be held Saturday, April 16 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Global Center for Health Innovation. The Cleveland 2016 Host Committee is looking for local faces to grace temporary signage that will welcome visitors in town for the […]

CLEVELAND — Mayor Frank Jackson’s team and a Cleveland Police Department spokesman have kept a lot of information about security plans for the RNC under wraps. On Wednesday, some answers are expected at a meeting of the City Council Safety Committee. Deputy Cleveland Police Chief Ed Tomba is expected to provide the most comprehensive picture of […]

All eyes will be on Cleveland when the Republican National Convention comes to town this summer. While a new report finds local residents are looking forward to the event, the findings also point out a majority of Northeast Ohioans also believe strengthening security should be the city’s greatest priority in the weeks leading up to […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Nearly one year after the death of Tamir Rice, his mother Samaria and her lawyers are calling for a special prosecutor to be appointed to the case. Tamir was holding an airsoft pellet gun when he was fatally shot by a Cleveland police officer on November 22, 2014 outside Cudell Rec Center. “It’s been almost a year now of […]

CLEVELAND- Fox News announced on Tuesday the candidates who will participate in the first Republican presidential debate. The GOP debate will be held at 9 p.m. on Thursday at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. It will air live on the Fox News Channel with moderators Chris Wallace, Megyn Kelly and Bret Baier. The top candidates, […]

CLEVELAND – The Cleveland ACLU announced this weekend it will investigate the use of pepper spray by an RTA officer on a crowd. RTA’s pepper spray policy came under scrutiny after Sgt. Robert Schwab pepper-sprayed a crowd of protesters outside Cleveland State University on July 26. “The use of pepper spray by law enforcement as […]

CLEVELAND – RTA officials released a new video of the Cleveland State University pepper-spray incident during a meeting Tuesday morning. The video shows the chaos at the scene of the incident before police began to use force. Full Story: RTA officer uses pepper spray on protesters near Cleveland State University In the video, officers unsuccessfully try to […]