ASHLAND COUNTY, OH (WOIO) – Ohio Highway Patrol Troopers stopped a rented 2013 Ford Taurus, with Ohio registration, for a taillight violation on Interstate 71 southbound, near milepost 187 in Ashland County at 10:52 p.m., on July 17. Troopers observed several criminal indicators and a Ashland County Sheriff’s Department drug-sniffing canine alerted to the vehicle. […]

CLEVELAND – RTA said a suspicious duffel bag found at the RTA Rapid station located at East 55th Street and Woodland Avenue in Cleveland Tuesday morning contained no device and posed no threat.   The City of Cleveland said the bag contained personal items.   A suspicious package was reported around 9:30 a.m. The Cleveland […]

EUCLID, Ohio – Euclid police are still trying to figure out who was responsible for eight car break-ins at the Morgan Park Apartments in the early morning hours of Jan. 10. The incident has several residents concerned about safety at the complex, after police confirmed security cameras at the parking garage were not working. Victims […]

ORRVILLE, Ohio – Less than three hours after being on the job, Orrville K-9 cop Freddie finds drug paraphernalia during a traffic stop. Freddie, along with his human partner Officer Smith, stopped a car in the area of W. High Street and N. Vine Street recently. During the stop, Officer Smith asked those inside if […]

Women who attempted get abortions but were denied are three times as likely to fall into poverty than those whose efforts were not blocked, a recent study conducted by researchers at University of California San Francisco found. UCSF’s Bixby Center on Global Reproductive Health examined 3,000 interviews conducted with over 1,000 women from across the […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – 19 Action News is learning more about a series of carjackings in the heart of downtown Cleveland. On July 30, a young mother was attacked at West 9th and St. Clair as she was leaving her job as a parking lot attendant in the Warehouse District. The gunman made off with her […]

Historically, the Black church has always been a source of inspiration, hope, and a lifeline for people in the community.  Now a new study by the Washington Post and the Kaiser Family Foundation finds that African-American women are the most religious folks in the United States. A whopping nine out of 10 Black women turn […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - It's been a deadly week in Cuyahoga County. Six people killed over the weekend, and the violence continued throughout the rest of the week. Since Sunday, the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office has been hustling to get these cases investigated and closed. Six bodies were brought in on Sunday alone.

AKRON, Ohio – A multi-agency investigation is under way after a body was found in Akron Friday morning, and the FBI said it may be linked to the craigslist job ad case. The Cleveland office of the FBI said investigators are awaiting the identification of the person found by the Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office. […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Former Browns RB Jerome Harrison has been diagnosed with a brain tumor. According to 19 Action News Sports Director Tony Zarrella, the tumor was found during a physical for trade to the Eagles. Harrison had his best season with the Browns in 2009 then traded to the Philadelphia Eagles last year.  After one season, […]

Police Discover Crack Hidden Inside Man’s Private Part A Fairdale, Kentucky man faces charges after Louisville Metro corrections officers discovered crack cocaine hidden inside the foreskin of his private part. Antoine Banks was arrested Wednesday on a drug charge following a routine traffic stop for failing to signal and improper window tint on his vehicle’s […]