LORAIN, Ohio — A Lorain councilman was arrested after an alleged domestic violence incident took place at his Lorain home Monday, according to a report from the Lorain Police Department. Angel Arroyo, 36, of Lorain, was arrested and charged with domestic violence and resisting arrest after an argument with his wife turned physical, the report […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Former Cleveland City Councilman Joe Cimperman entered a guilty plea to 26 misdemeanor counts Friday morning during his initial arraignment. Cimperman’s charges stem from his alleged involvement in city contracts with design firm LAND Studio, which employs his wife. According to court documents, the offenses occurred from April 2002 through March 2012. The judge ordered […]

CLEVELAND – Former Cleveland Councilman Joe Cimperman has been indicted on ethics violations. The councilman was indicted on 26 charges of “unlawful interest in a public contract.” The charges were filed in Cuyahoga County court. The Cuyahoga County prosecutor brought in a special prosecutor to handle the case. He was indicted by information, which is […]

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) – Kyle Plush’s family patiently sat in the front row through five hours of testimony at a City Hall meeting Tuesday as Cincinnati leaders sought answers in the death the 16-year-old boy who called 911 twice pleading for help but died without it. Then, the grieving family stormed out with one of […]

CLEVELAND – Cleveland city councilman Zack Reed announced his plans to run for mayor Wednesday. Reed held a news conference to make the announcement official at 3 p.m. Wednesday. Reed, the Ward 2 councilman, has served 16 years on city council. “I am pleased and honored to announce my candidacy for Mayor of the City […]

Controversial former Washington D.C. mayor and now Councilman Marion Barry, Jr. (pictured) was released from a local area hospital on Saturday night after being involved in a head-on…

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A Cleveland Councilman says he’s not backing down from his tough-talking ways despite death threats. Councilman Michael Polensek says he’s getting extra police protection though he didn’t request it. He says the threats were made by phone from a female, and they didn’t come directly to him.   SOURCE: 19ActionNews.com […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A bill introduced in Cleveland would ban hand-held devices while behind the wheel. But are cell phones really the fault behind distracted drivers? Most people agree — using a cell phone while driving can be distracting but so can fiddling with the radio, eating, or using your GPS. The question is, […]

A squabble at a council meeting in a Georgia city has caught the attention of the NAACP after a white councilman told his black counterpart that he should be working in a cotton field.