AKRON – It’s no surprise that the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank is preparing to help with Hurricane Harvey relief efforts, but there is a specific process to how and when the foodbank lends a helping hand. There is no shortage of food and supplies here inside the warehouse of the foodbank. It would be easy to […]

CANTON, Ohio — A beautiful act of kindness means a man in Canton will have a reliable way to get to work. Stark County Sheriff’s deputies stopped at 38th St. at Whipple Ave. on Sunday to check on someone who appeared to be working on an old, rusted bicycle. The man, Shavon Newman, explained to […]

CLEVELAND– Sometimes a good deed really pays off. The Cleveland Indians on Wednesday tweeted that they are giving Ken Kostal two tickets to Game 6 of the World Series because of what he did for Kenny Lofton. Kostal, of Marblehead, Ohio, gave up his seat on a flight to Cleveland so that the former Indians […]

Mark E. Ross was driving through several states and headed to Michigan after hearing the news of his teenage sister’s tragic passing in a car accident when a state trooper pulled him and his friend over in Ohio. The car was impounded, and Ross’ friend, who was driving, was taken to jail. Ross knew that […]

BRECKSVILLE, OH (WOIO) – The National Park Service needs help identifying an assault victim found in Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Rangers received the report of the assault victim found within park boundaries in Peninsula Sunday around at 9:21 a.m. The victim is an African-American female. She is estimated to be around 18-years-old, 110-120 pounds in weight, and 5’4″ – 5’5″ […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – With Cleveland getting ready to bask in the limelight of the Republican National Convention we have questioned exactly what the national spotlight will show. Like the garbage strewn and graffiti riddled red line. Like our Interstate highways who’s medians contain all kinds of junk. Stuff that we showed stays in place untouched for […]

AKRON, Ohio – Akron police will send 30 to 35 officers to Cleveland during the Republican National Convention to assist the Cleveland Police Department, according to Lt. Rick Edwards with Akron police. The City of Cleveland and funds from the RNC reportedly paid for this, so it will cost Akron taxpayers nothing, according to Edwards. Authorities […]

Comedian Hannibal Buress will host the #JUSTICEFORFLINT event on Feb. 28, which will be live-streamed via REVOLT. While some will be watching the live broadcast of the 88th Academy Awards this coming Sunday, a bevy of Black entertainers and celebrities will make their way to Flint, Mich. Director Ava DeVernay, actor Jesse Williams, comedian Hannibal […]

In the wake of a frightening crisis involving drinking water poisoning residents with lead, here is everything you need to know about the lawsuit against government officials. Residents of Flint, Michigan have taken action against city and state officials by filing three separate class action lawsuits alleging breach of contract, unjust enrichment, breach of implied […]

MUSCATINE, Iowa — An Iowa man who offered two panhandlers a job is shown in a viral photo holding a sign that reads “Don’t give money” after they apparently declined the offer. Mike Pothoff told WQAD he sees the two boys panhandling in Muscatine several times a week. Because he felt bad for them, he offered […]

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Cleveland police officers were out in force Thanksgiving morning. But no arrests were made — just a few deliveries. More than a dozen officers from the second district went house to house bringing holiday meals to shut-ins and others in their community. Turkey and all the fixings were delivered to more than 50 […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cleveland families who need help to make the holidays happier are in luck! The Salvation Army is once again offering a helping hand, and now is the time to sign up. Families with children 12 years old and younger needing help this Christmas are invited to register for assistance at a Cleveland […]