CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cleveland is one of the top 15 cities for bed bug treatments in the United States, according to a new study from pest control company Orkin. Orkin measured the number of bed bug treatments they performed in American cities from Dec. 1, 2015 to Nov. 30, 2016, with the Cleveland-Akron-Canton area […]

Rep. John Lewis vows to continue the fight against gun control reform.   House Democrats ended their historic sit-in after a 26-hour fight, according to CNN. Meanwhile,MSNBC reports that the Senate is scheduled to vote on two gun control bills on Thursday. Leaders called off the day-long protest after Rep. John Lewis, (D-Georgia), made closing remarks saying, “We […]

Saluting the anniversary of Janet Jackson’s classic career defining set Thirty years is a long time. Especially when you’re a sex symbol for that whole stretch. Yet, Janet Jackson was my girlfriend way before February 4,1986, the date her classic third album Control, produced by Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, dropped. Well, she was my […]

554 kids and young adults under the age of 23 have died from guns in the three years since the horrific crime.   Since the Sandy Hook massacre, gun violence in America has only gotten worse. In fact, 554 kids or young adults under the age of 23 have died from gunshots in the three […]

Halle Berry and Oliver Martinez were the subjects of a divorce rumor earlier this week. However, according to reports, they are not getting a divorce. Halle Berry simply lost her ring. Via TMZ: Halle lost her engagement ring in Mexico a year-and-a-half ago. She was at the Acapulco International Film Festival in January 2014 where […]

Jon Stewart has stepped up to the plate when it comes to hosting The Daily Show after national tragedies. He connected with America’s heartache following 9/11. He noted collective astonishment at the fact that Daniel Pantaleo, the man who killed Eric Garner on camera, escaped indictment. Stewart didn’t come with any jokes or wit when speaking about the tragedy in […]

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — Federal marshals officially took over Jimmy Dimora’s house Monday morning. Over the weekend, neighbors told WKYC the Dimora family had moved out. Moving trucks were here a month or two ago and the family came by Saturday to pack up the rest of their things. The former Cuyahoga County Commissioner was convicted […]

A New York City youth who was shot in his eye last month reacted, not with bitterness, but by giving a speech against gun violence Saturday, the New York Daily News reports. RELATED STORY: What Are Your Ideas To Stem Chicago Gun Violence? Addressing the Kings County Hospital’s community advisory board, Gama Droiville (pictured) said that “gun violence affects […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald and other county officials are expected to make a major announcement Monday afternoon in the battle against a local heroin epidemic. It’s all part of ongoing Heroin Initiative. The new plan is expected to take prosecution and treatment into account.   READ MORE: Article and Picture Courtesy […]

I am really going to be honest with you and it may sound shameful, but I don’t keep a budget, (bad personal finance coach, bad personal finance coach) at least not in the conventional sense with spreadsheets and graphs. But best believe, a sister named Kara I. Stevens makes her monthly savings goal every month. […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – As casino violations go it won’t make for the perfect subplot of the next Vegas-based Hollywood movie, nevertheless, the Ohio Casino Control Commission Wednesday issued its very first fine against a casino. The Horseshoe Casino Cleveland was fined $15,000 for using a particular version of software used in providing customers promotional slot […]

Following a bloody holiday weekend where gun violence claimed the lives of 11, including a 13-year-old boy, and wounded more than 40 others, Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday discussed out his plan to address Chicago’s gang problems. Emanuel was joined by Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy in stating that the city will work to coordinate […]