CLEVELAND — An elderly man is dead after he was struck by a tour bus at the intersection of E. 9th Street and Superior Avenue Monday afternoon. The crash happened around 12:40 p.m. The pedestrian, only identified as an elderly male at this time, was pronounced dead at the scene. A priest was seen exiting […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cleveland 19’s investigative team has uncovered a city-wide issue that is putting thousands of Cleveland residents at risk. Each year, the Cleveland Division of Fire responds to hundreds of calls for people trapped in elevators. Records show many of those calls are for rescues at senior housing complexes, like the Euclid Beach Club Apartments […]

Garfield Height Police are seeking the public’s help in locating a missing elderly man. 88-year-old Joseph Forbes, left his home in Garfield to run an errand around 4:15 Thursday. Forbes is driving a 2009 white, Chevrolet Impala with Ohio License plate: ESU6612 Before being reported missing, Forbes was seen by Twinsburg Police asking for directions to Interstate […]

LICKING COUNTY, OH (WOIO) – Law enforcement in Licking County are investigating after the shooting death of a police chief and two others Friday morning. There were reports a gunman was opening fire inside a nursing home. Kirkersville Police Chief Steven Eric Disario, 36, was killed while responding to the scene. He was ambushed by the suspect. Police said […]

EAST CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Police are looking for a missing 72-year-old man from East Cleveland. Levi McClain was last seen on March 19. McClain’s family say he has dementia and does not have his medicine. Police say he left his home in the 15400 block of Euclid Ave on Sunday afternoon and never returned […]

UPDATE | 7:50 A.M. — The missing adult alert for Curtis Carlisle was canceled. No information was provided on where he was found. Original story below… EUCLID, Ohio — Authorities have issued a missing adult alert for an 84-year-old man who left a family member’s residence and did not return home. Curtis Carlisle was last […]

A 103-year-old Georgia woman was banned from the Elberton church she’s served for 92 years after she voiced concerns about the pastor’s sermons. Genora Hamm Biggs received a rejection letter from Union Grove Baptist Church in August, according to Athens Banner Herald. Signed by Rev. Tim Mattox and nine other members, it was then Biggs and her grandson, Elliott Dye, […]

Wait…what?! According to TMZ, a Long Island, NY man is suing a nursing home on behalf of his 85-year-old mother … claiming she was swindled out of money and humiliated when the home shipped in male strippers. Allegedly, Franklin Youngblood claims he found the photo of his mom Bernice at the East Neck Nursing Center. He says […]

  Maria de Jesus Arroyo, 80, suffered a heart attack in 2010, and had initally died before being put in a body bag.  She may not actually died until she gave up after trying to fight her way out of her bag.   (CNN) – It’s a case that sounds like the plot of a […]

AKRON, OH (WOIO) – A woman busted for stealing thousands of dollars from an elderly woman. Police say 33-year-old Carrie Henderson took $12,100 worth of jewelry from a 71-year-old woman while she was hospitalized. The victim was in the hospital for a week, and when she came home, she noticed her jewelry was missing and […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – New details in the double murder of an elderly couple on Cleveland’s west side. Police have arrested 29-year-old Anthony King of Parma. King is the grandson of 75-year-old James Riley King and 72-year-old Wava King. The bodies James and Wava were found Monday morning in the 3300 block of Virginia Avenue just before 9 a.m. […]

Scam artists are targeting older Americans more than ever. Over the last decade, both complaints and financial losses among baby boomers have skyrocketed, and the trend is expected to accelerate as they age, according to a recent report by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) received more than […]