CLEVELAND HEIGHTS – A woman who has been missing since Feb. 26 was found dead in Cleveland Thursday, sources told the FOX 8 I-Team. Police and family members said last week they were concerned that 31-year-old Miriam Johnson could be in danger. Johnson’s body was found in a garbage can of an abandoned home on Chamberlain Avenue near […]

CLEVELAND– The Cleveland Division of Police is investigating a body that was found on the city’s east side. The remains were located in a garbage can on Chamberlain Avenue near East 73rd Street, police said. The homicide unit is responding to the scene.   READ MORE: Article Courtesy of WJW Fox 8 News Cleveland […]

GARFIELD HEIGHTS – Marko Vovk, self-described urban explorer, has been visiting the remains of the City View Center commercial development for about nine years. He never comes alone. This $80 million project in Garfield Heights, the first in Ohio to be constructed on a former garbage landfill, is on life support. Fears – real or […]

CLEVELAND — It might be fair to say that Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam Jones and Cleveland Browns wide receiver Terrelle Pryor will not be exchanging Christmas cards this holiday season. Following the 23-10 win over the winless Browns (0-13), the veteran Bengals (5-7-1) defender used a trash can to describe his opinion of Pryor, who […]

The Chicago mother of a 5-year-old special needs child is demanding answers from Chicago Public School officials after she discovered him covered in a black trash bag at school, according to the Washington Post. In the shocking story, Nyesha Terry alleges that she discovered her son Lloyd wearing a trash bag at Wentworth Elementary School last month on […]

CLEVELAND – Gap Inc. has dozens of Gap, Old Navy and Banana Republic locations sprinkled throughout northeast Ohio. Within each and every one of these stores are thousands of plastic hangers, used to display a wide variety of clothing. But Cleveland artist Loren Naji claims these plastic hangers are not recycled or reused — they’re […]

CHIPPEWA TOWNSHIP, OHIO – A cemetery was damaged by a runaway garbage truck Friday afternoon. Wayne County Sheriff Deputies were called out to the Easton Union Memorial Cemetery after a garbage truck parked nearby had a mechanical malfunction and rolled down sandstone steps into the cemetery. The unoccupied truck continued through the cemetery crushing several grave makers. Residents […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Are Cleveland’s new trash laws set up to actually keep a lid on the garbage or are they simply a revenue generator set up to target landlords? The city’s new trash laws require residents to put their cans out no earlier than noon the day before trash day and bring them back […]

CLEVELAND, OH – In anticipation of forecasted rain knocking fall leaves to the ground this week, the City of Cleveland is reminding residents that the Department of Works no longer vacuums loose leaves from residential tree lawns. This change announced earlier this year is due to State imposed budget cuts which resulted in staff reductions. […]

“The Big Issue: Addicted to Food” is the first in a new series on TheGrio, taking an in-depth look at issues affecting the African American community. This particular story takes a fresh look at the rates of obesity and weight-related health problems in the black community by focusing on food addiction. New science suggests that […]