Cuyahoga County

AYER, Mass. – Former Cuyahoga County Auditor Frank Russo may be in failing health and has been moved to a specialized health treatment center in Massachusetts. Russo was serving 22 years on bribery charges at a federal prison in Loretto, Pennysylania  following a massive federal probe that concluded three years ago. newsnet5.com has learned Russo […]

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 […]

BROADVIEW HEIGHTS, Ohio — A ground breaking ceremony took place for the Cuyahoga County Emergency Operations Center Thursday. The center, located at 9543 Broadview Road, will serve as the facility for use by all of Cuyahoga County.The building will house the management, operations and its communication system. There will also be a large training center […]

CLEVELAND – Cuyahoga County Judge Brendan Sheehan issued a temporary restraining order, closing the Club Fly High on Superior Avenue in Cleveland. The club is now boarded up at the request of Cleveland Councilman T.J., Dow who has been trying to close the bar for the past two years. The restraining order was issued just […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish was sworn into office at 12:01 a.m. with U.S. Rep. Marcia Fudge, D-Warrensville Heights administering the oath. Official inauguration ceremonies will be held Sunday, on Jan. 4. The ceremony begins at 3 p.m. at the Cleveland Convention Center & Global Center for Health Innovation, on […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cuyahoga County Health Officials confirm this is already starting to be a rough flu season. Over the past three weeks, there have been 309 flu-related hospital admissions. That is 162% higher than last year, a total of 191 more cases. The previous five-year average for this year is 40 hospitalizations. […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Armond Budish, newly elected Cuyahoga County Executive, held a news conference Wednesday at the Cuyahoga County Administrative Headquarters to discuss his plan of action once in office. During his campaign he focused on jobs. “We have thousands of jobs right now in Cuyahoga County that are open and not filled. That’s […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – To assist the task force investigating the “Early Morning Rapist” believed responsible for at least two sexual assaults in Cleveland and Lakewood, the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office is adding money to the Crime Stoppers reward fund for these cases. The contribution from the Prosecutor’s Office means that up to $10,000 […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – New details regarding the case of a Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court Judge facing felonious assault charges. On Tuesday, a visiting judge denied a motion for a special prosecutor to hear Judge Lance Mason’s case. Mason’s lawyers wanted the special prosecutor, to avoid having one from Cuyahoga County. Mason is […]

  DOWNTOWN CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – In a ceremony Tuesday afternoon Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald, County Council President C. Ellen Connally, and Fred Geis of Geis Companies officially opened the new Cuyahoga County Administrative Headquarters. The headquarters is located at 2079 East 9th Street and will be home to more than 600 County employees. […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald held a news conference Monday afternoon detailing the economic impact of LeBron James’ return to Cleveland. According to Cuyahoga County executive, Ed FitzGerald the basketball player’s return will mean more money, more jobs and more visitors. The county executive and his team have been crunching […]

  PENINSULA, Ohio – The portion of the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad that has been closed since mid-May after storms caused flooding on the tracks is set to re-open Wednesday, July 2. Service will resume between Rockside Station in Independence and Northside Akron Station in Akron, a railroad spokesperson said. Tickets will be offered at […]