CLEVELAND — A local work-study program by Green Corps is helping teens find employment at urban farms in Midtown, Slavic Village, Fairfax and Buckeye-Woodland communities while giving them and residents around the farms access to fresh food. For as sure as Shawn Dantzler’s hands look in the dirt, you’d never know gardening didn’t come easily to him […]

EAST CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – About 260 residents are without water due to a water main break at an East Cleveland apartment complex. The East Cleveland police chief learned about the situation and with the help of EMS, the city and the fire department they delivered 2 pallets of water to the residents. The Owl’s Nest […]

A photo taken of a young Canton man purchasing coats at a Goodwill store is gaining attention on Facebook. The reported candid photo Fredrick White, 19, of Canton, purchasing coats for the homeless was posted on Facebook by Haley Stewart last Friday. Stewart said her father captured the moment the White purchased six coats for $65 at […]

CLEVELAND – If you were shopping at the Giant Eagle on West 117th Street in Cleveland on Monday evening, you might have noticed some familiar faces at the check-out line. Cavaliers stars Richard Jefferson and Channing Frye donned some aprons and hit the registers to help cashiers ring up and bag customers’ groceries. The best […]

CLEVELAND – The Cleveland Indians will donate to the Puritas Baseball League after a thief stole food, candy and baseballs from the league’s office and concession stand earlier this week. One of the Indians mascots will head to Maplewood Diamonds Thursday at 5 p.m. to donate money and equipment to the league. Workers said the […]

CLEVELAND – More than 50,000 strangers are expected in Cleveland over the next couple of days. The city’s homeless will work with law enforcement to protect us during the Republican National Convention. They call him “Ice.” He’s landscaping around a building off St. Clair. Why? “Trying to get ready for the RN convention thing. They’re having […]

CLEVELAND– FOX 8 News in the Morning anchors Wayne Dawson and Kristi Capel were happy to help when a few local DJs challenged them to donate water to Flint, Michigan. Blessed Missionary Baptist Church on Cleveland’s east side is collecting bottled water to aid Flint residents during the crisis. DJs Haz Matthews and Sam Sylk […]

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 […]

For many Americans, George Zimmerman’s acquittal in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin was a deeply painful experience. But from one of the darkest moments for America, Martin’s mother has arisen as a light in the  struggle for justice in the #BlackLivesMatter movement. Sybrina Fulton took to the Convention Center at Essence Music Festival for the Empowerment Session, “Moms on […]

The employee, who has since left for a different job, was helping the customer, but did not expect the moment to be captured on tape by another customer.   LOUISVILLE, KY– A worker at a Kentucky Qdoba and a restaurant regular shared a meal and an act of kindness several weeks ago. Ridge Quarles works […]

70-year-old Ken Wayne Broskey is a terminally ill Uber driver who took the job to pay off the house he shares with his daughter and grandchildren. Broskey has been battling oropharyngeal cancer with lung mestases and recently, he’s been bumped up to a terrifying stage 4. Doctors gave him two to 10 weeks to live […]

In a much-needed break from negativity about police encounters with African-Americans, a Louisville, Ky. officer is winning widespread praise after assisting a woman across the finish line in a 10K race over the weekend, reports USA Today. Louisville Metro Police Lt. Aubrey Gregory offered Asia Ford his arm during Saturday’s Rodes City Run after the […]