CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Handicap parking spaces have been mandated by federal law since 1968. Most people are very aware of them, so it’s fairly rare to see the law violated. It’s even more rare to see a high profile vehicle, such as a postal truck, parked in a handicap spot in a lot where […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The man charged with operating an illegal parking lot in downtown Cleveland was in court Thursday, and apparently, he wasn’t very happy to see Cleveland 19. In fact, Damon Frangos tried to get Car Monday kicked out. Frangos was arraigned in Cleveland Municipal Court on one count of operating a parking lot without a license, a minor […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson wants to get illegal dirt bike and ATV riders off the streets. During a press conference Tuesday, Jackson rolled out legislation that will enhance penalties for illegal riders, and give police better tools to deal with the problem. That has angered residents dealing with the noise and safety […]

After the success of the Ice Bucket Challenge, a swarm of new internet challenges emerged such as the #EBTongueTwister (raising awareness for the Sohana Research Fund) and #15SecondShakespeare (raising funds for the British Red Cross). However, unlike the aforementioned, Mexico’s newest trend has nothing to do with charity. The challenge, called “Reto del pasesito,” requires […]

Saint Mary’s Cathedral, the central church of the Archdiocese of San Francisco, has been accused of dumping water on the homeless in an effort to keep them…

  After the Patriots crushed the Colts in a 45 to 7 victory in Sunday’s AFC Championship match-up, the NFL has found that 11 of the 12 game balls used were significantly and illegally under-inflated, according to a new ESPN report. The amount of air in a football obviously has an effect on gameplay with […]


Two women are suing the Texas Department of Public Safety after being subjected to full cavity searches on the side of a state highway by…

  CANTON, OH (WOIO) –   A 65-year old Canton man has been charged with promoting prostitution. Police are looking for John Richard Ceroni of Cleveland Ave. N. W., who owns “The Massage Center” in North Canton, Ohio. Police served a search warrant at the Maple Street business last month and seized three truckloads of evidence including 14 massage tables, […]

  *Billboard is reporting that Beyonce’s new self-titled album was illegally downloaded 240,000 times in the first 10 days since its release, resulting in $3.8 million of lost revenue for the singer. The record, which had a surprise Dec. 13 release on iTunes, also clocked up just under a million legitimate sales in the same […]

CLEVELAND – Law enforcement in Cleveland and within the Cleveland Metroparks will be out in force throughout the July Fourth holiday weekend, promoting safety and the municipal codes concerning fireworks, public alcohol use, and noise.   Cleveland police are reminding citizens that the use of illegal fireworks will be investigated and violators will be cited […]

WILLOUGHBY, Ohio – Twelve men were taken into custody after Willoughby police carried out an operation targeting prostitution customers. Police said detectives placed an ad offering adult services for a special rate of $100 for a half hour on a website frequently used by prostitutes. The men who responded to the ad were taken into […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Another twist in the battle over Internet gambling. Last week, the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Bill Mason filed indictments and ordered Internet gambling businesses to close after a statewide investigation. Ten people have been charged in the case. On Monday, some business owners filed a motion with Cuyahoga County court trying to get a […]