CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Matthew McConaughey is adding his Just Keep Livin Foundation to two Cleveland high schools. According to the organizations website, Martin Luther King Jr. and John Adams High School will be getting the program. Yahoo did a report with McConaughey in Cleveland, he explains why he is adding the programs to the […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Reggie Rucker was charged in federal court Tuesday for allegedly using charitable donations to anti-violence groups he led to pay his gambling debts and personal expenses, including mortgage payments, meals, and entertainment, law enforcement officials said. He was also charged with lying to the FBI when questioned about his alleged diversion of […]

SANDUSKY, OH (WOIO) – The LeBron James Family Foundationbrought smiles and tears of joy to more than 5,000 of its students and their families at its annual Family Reunion event at Cedar Point on Thursday. James, along with the University of Akron, announced that students involved in his foundation’s “I Promise” program and meet certain qualifications, will receive full four-year scholarships […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) –  Make-A-Wish has four VIP tickets to the Cleveland Cavaliers home-opener this Thursday (10/30) against the New York Knicks. Not only will you enjoy watching LeBron James back in a Cavs uniform to experience something special, but you would be helping someone special that you may not even know. A local […]

Kerry Washington is calling attention to an often overlooked form of domestic violence, and she’s doing something about it! When listening to the narratives of women who have survived abuse, there’s usually a point in their stories where they share how financially dependent they were on their abuser. These women often have to wait until […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cedar Point says it replaced its promise to LeBron with something bigger and better. Earlier this summer, the park sent out a now-famous tweet stating that it would rename one of its coasters “King James” if LeBron James returned to Ohio. That outcome is now known. But the “ball” was […]

Bill Gates and his wife Melinda have given the fight against Ebola a huge boost by doling out money to several organizations. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced Wednesday that it will donate a total of $50 million to help prevent the spread of Ebola beyond West Africa, Reuters reports. Without getting a specific […]

As part of its 18th Annual awards celebration, the Living Legends Foundation is honoring Cathy Hughes, founder and Chairperson of Radio One, Inc./TV One LLC with the Icon Lifetime Achievement Award. Other honorees include Keith Clinkscales, CEO of REVOLT Media & TV; Rushion McDonald, COO of Nu-Opp Inc./COO Steve Harvey Radio Network and Managing Partner of Steve Harvey […]

  AKRON, OH (WOIO) – The LeBron James Family Foundation will fulfill the final component of LeBron James’ commitment to his high school, St. Vincent – St. Mary in Akron, by debuting the brand new Nike spring sports uniforms. STVM’s baseball, softball, and men’s tennis teams will receive the fitted uniforms during a movie night […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A St. Ignatius High School sophomore is playing a key role during Brain Injury Awareness Month and advocating for helmet safety. Nick Ventura’s passionate involvement in brain injury advocacy is born out of his first-hand experience. While in 7th grade, the teen suffered a traumatic brain injury while on a snowboarding trip […]

This George Zimmerman fight madness is back in effect. According to sources, a new promoter has taken over the controversial boxing event and he promises a bloodier match and support to the Trayvon Martin Foundation. TMZ reports an online streaming service called says it secured the rights to a Zimmerman fight. The news comes […]

  CLEVELAND – NewsChannel5 at Noon had an exclusive interview with Yvonne Pointer Wednesday. The mother was scheduled to appear to speak to Leon Bibb – a friend for 30 years – about her foundation in her slain daughter’s name. But moments before she took her seat in our studio, prosecutors announced new charges against the […]