via Wkyc: A bill before the Ohio Legislature requiring teenage drivers under 18 years old to use their learner’s permits for a full year would mean minors would have to be at least 16½ before they could get their probationary driver’s license. The proposed legislation aims to give young drivers more experience behind the wheel […]

BAY VILLAGE, OH (WOIO) – Texting while driving is now a primary offense in Bay Village, meaning police officers can pull drivers over who are seen on the phone behind the wheel. The Bay Village city council recently amended the city’s ordinance during a meeting on March 4. Bay Village ordinance 333.11 states: No person […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Big snowplows, blowing snow, whipping winds and maybe an impatient driver or two can be a very bad mix during a snow storm. Reduced visibility can disorient any driver and the next thing you know you are in the middle of a highway accident. The Ohio Department of Transportation reports that […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The National Safety Council has designated April as “Distracted Driving Awareness Month” but you may not know which type of distraction causes the most deadly crashes. No, it’s not cell phones. Have you ever driven your daily route to work, arrived safely and then realized you don’t remember a single turn you took to get […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The criminal case against the 10-year-old Cleveland boy who led police on a chase has been dismissed. Tuesday, April 17, Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court dismissed the case without prejudice. Originally, the child was charged with a felony for fleeing and eluding police and state troopers on a miles-long pursuit. Officers said that the chase reached speeds of 100 mph.   […]

ELYRIA, Ohio– An Elyria woman is facing charges after police say she drove drunk with her child in the car. Officers were called to Middle Avenue near 9th Street in Elyria at about 2 a.m. Monday for a vehicle that hit a tree. Chamiyai Wheeler, 21, got out of the car and admitted she was […]

EAST PALESTINE, Ohio- It wasn’t a Big Mac attack, but a craving for the ‘Golden Arches’ that ended with a little boy taking his young sister for a ride in his dad’s van. It happened Sunday in Columbiana County. East Palestine police officer Jacob  Koehler told FOX 8 News it happened Sunday evening around 8. […]

PAINESVILLE, Ohio– Just a short time after clearing crashes on a portion of Interstate 90 in Lake County, the area between Route 44 and Vrooman Rd., both eastbound and westbound, has been closed. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office said it was advised the Ohio State Highway Patrol closed the area again between the 205 and and […]

CLEVELAND – An $8 million construction project on Cleveland’s west side is causing quite a few headaches for drivers. Multiple residents told News 5 their cars got stuck in a ditch along W. 130th Street after construction crews dug up the sidewalk on Tuesday morning as part of the project. A manager of a local […]

PARMA HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) – Charges have been filed against the woman who police said was involved in a crash following a summer concert in Parma Heights. Donna Chidsey, 74, turned herself in on a complaint/warrant for vehicular homicide. Chidsey was charged with 2 counts of vehicular homicide in the deaths of Kathleen McDonald and […]

WILLOUGHBY, Ohio – Downtown Willoughby is closed down due to flooding from a water main break, police confirm. The break happened at Eire and Spaulding streets, shutting down Erie Street until further notice. One lane may be open to traffic later today. State Route 20 is also closed at Sharpe Avenue.   READ MORE: […]


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