CATAWBA ISLAND — First responders rescued several dozen fishermen that were trapped Saturday morning on the ice near Catawba Island State Park, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. Authorities say that between 25 to 100 people were trapped on the ice. The U.S. Coast Guard and local emergency crews responded and everyone was pulled to […]

MENTOR, OH (WOIO) – The Federal Hockey League (FHL) announced that the Mentor Ice Breakers, will be the newest expansion team in their league for the 2018-2019 season. The FHL, is a Single A hockey league, made up of six teams from five different states. The Ice Breakers join the Danville Dashers, Carolina Thunderbirds, Port Huron […]

NORTHEAST OHIO (WOIO) – Fresh Mark facilities in Canton, Massillon and Salem, Ohio were raided by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Tuesday, CNN reports. The operations were conducted at the meat supplier locations to search for and round up alleged undocumented immigrants. Scores of employees in white smocks were being led out of the Salem Fresh Mark […]

SHAKER HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) – Divers rescue a man who had fallen into Shaker Lakes at South Woodland and Andover Road. Around 11 a.m. on Monday, Shaker Heights police had a report of a man that was on the ice and was nowhere to be seen. Once officers arrived, they saw the footprints in the snow. They […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Dozens  of northeast Ohio business owners are taking precautions ahead of the pending storm. Here is a list of businesses/events around the area closed due to harsh weather. ALL Cleveland area Heinen’s will be closing Friday, Jan. 12, at 4 p.m. Cleveland Museum of Art closing at 3 p.m. Friday, Jan 12. It will […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – For only the third time in recent history, Lake Erie is about to completely freeze over making a walk from Cleveland to Canada possible. For the record we are not suggesting anyone actually try this, as it would be extremely dangerous. Contrary to what some people think it’s not often the lake freezes over. […]

PAINESVILLE, Ohio– Just a short time after clearing crashes on a portion of Interstate 90 in Lake County, the area between Route 44 and Vrooman Rd., both eastbound and westbound, has been closed. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office said it was advised the Ohio State Highway Patrol closed the area again between the 205 and and […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Crews at the Ohio Department of Transportation in District 12 will be looking out for frost and light freezing this Thanksgiving weekend. According to a news release Cuyahoga County will staff 12 crews, Lake and Geauga Counties will have eight crews each. There will be a total of 28 trucks beginning […]

DOWNTOWN CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The Cleveland Foundation is celebrating the return of Winterfest in Public Square – and the inaugural season of the Cleveland Foundation Skating Rink – by offering the public a free day of skating this Saturday, Nov. 26, from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Skaters will enjoy free skate rentals and a […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Monday morning will be the first time people will get the opportunity to ice skate at Public Square in Cleveland this winter season. According to a news release the First Skate event opens at 10 a.m., there will also be live music during the opening.   READ MORE: Article Courtesy […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Motorists are urged to use caution after Friday night snowfall caused messy roads for drivers Saturday morning. Cleveland Police report several accidents on highways and streets where drivers lost control of their vehicles.  As of 9:20 a.m. the following accidents were active scenes according to dispatch: -Interstate 71 southbound at SR 237: There is a […]

  ROCKY RIVER, OH (WOIO) – In January the Rocky River started to thaw and large pieces of ice took out docks. Then, it got cold again. When the mercury drops a second time the water could flood over the banks. “We are worried because this is a very unusual phenomenon right now. It’s never […]