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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A spokesperson with Cleveland Public Power said electrical overload due to excessive heat caused power outages on the city’s West Side on Sunday and Monday. Hundreds of customers were affected on Sunday in the area from W. 100th through W. 112th. Power was restored on Sunday before midnight. Power went out again early Monday […]

CLEVELAND– The Cleveland Metropolitan School District dismissed students at five schools early on Monday because of the heat. Those schools are: Iowa-Maple Elementary School Newton D. Baker School of the Arts Sunbeam School Tremont Montessori Valley View Boys’ Leadership Academy The schools will follow normal early-dismissal procedures.   READ MORE: Fox8.com Article Courtesy of WJW […]

CLEVELAND – Shoppers and vendors in the West Side Market will feel some relief from the heat. Turns out, the rooftop exhaust fans haven’t been working and it took this latest heat wave to bring it to everyone’s attention. That, plus this Facebook post from the vendor Kate’s Fish, posted below: If anyone has shopped […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – From Meteorologist Samantha Roberts: Thursday and Friday We’ll climb into the low 80s on Thursday but it won’t be as humid. Humidity levels will rise for Friday. Expect highs in the low 90s. First Alert Weekend Saturday’s high: 94° (Record: 95°) Sunday’s high: 93° (Record: 95°) With humidity factored in, it […]

CLEVELAND– If you’re looking for a way to stay cool in these sweltering temperatures, the City of Cleveland’s pools and spray basins will be open beginning at noon today. Here is a list of Cleveland’s summer outdoor pools: Duggan Park: 1696 Catalpa Rd. Forest Hills Park: 12310 Arlington Ave. Gassaway Pool: 2306 East 100th St. Glendale Park: […]

AKRON, OH (WOIO) – The Akron Municipal Court closed at noon on Tuesday and will only be open from 8 a.m. to noon Wednesday, due to the extreme temperatures and lack of air conditioning in the building. Officials said all hearing scheduled for this afternoon and tomorrow will be rescheduled for Thursday or Friday. People need to call […]

CLEVELAND – Ten Cleveland Metropolitan School District schools were dismissed early Wednesday due to heat conditions. According to CMSD spokesperson Roseanne Canfora, the schools that were let out early do not have air conditioning. The following schools were dismissed early: Benjamin Franklin Charles Eliot Collinwood Facing History New Tech at Charles Mooney Garrett Morgan Iowa-Maple […]

A prosecutor in the case of an Ohio mom accused of scalding and killing a 4-year-old boy spoke today, saying the woman “resented becoming the primary caregiver.” Anna Ritchie, 25, admitted to putting her stepson Austin’s legs in a bathtub full of burning hot water as a punishment on March 15, 2016. Ritchie will be […]

Jurors are also asked questions regarding their children and how they take care of them.   MARIETTA, GA (CBS46) – Nearly 250 people showed up for jury duty Tuesday at the Cobb County Superior Court. They were sworn in, and then they begin answering 93 questions on a 17 page questionnaire. CBS46 legal analyst Keegan Federal explains why […]

WASHINGTON — Extreme temperatures linked to climate change could cause an additional 11,000 heat-related deaths in the United States in the summer of 2030, according to a report released Monday by the Obama administration. That’s just the most obvious of many health effects of climate change outlined in the report, part of a year-old effort by the […]

Empire was a whirlwind roller coaster that left us topsy-turvy once the finale aired in March. Thirteen episodes just weren’t enough, so Fox is giving us a whopping 18 for its second season which will premiere in the fall. According to The Wrap, the season will be split into two parts, which is something a lot […]